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John Ely
Birth: Jan. 26, 1816
Death: May 4, 1869

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. He served in the Civil War first as Colonel and commander of the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, then as Colonel and commander of the 21st Veterans Reserve Corps. For a time near the end of the war he was the Assistant Provost Marshal for Trenton, New Jersey. On April 15, 1865 he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers for "gallant services in the field", and Major General, US Volunteers for "faithful and gallant conduct throughout the war". (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Woodlands Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section F, Lot 787
 
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Record added: Feb 08, 2001
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John Ely
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John Ely
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
John Ely
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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General, thank you sir for your service to the Union during our American Civil War. Rest in peace.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jan. 26, 2016

- R I P
 Added: Jan. 26, 2015

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Jan. 26, 2015
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