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Edwin Denison Morgan
Birth: Feb. 8, 1811
Washington
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1883
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Civil War Union Major General, New York Governor, US Senator. Born in Washington, Massachusetts, he was in the wholesale grocery business when elected as the Republican Governor of New York, serving 1859 to 1862. A staunch Unionist, during the Civil War, he was commissioned as a Major General of Volunteers on September 28, 1861 by President Abraham Lincoln to give him military authority to go along with the civil authority he held as Governor. Placed as commander of the Department of New York, he served in this duty from 1861 to 1863. He resigned his commission on March 4, 1863, having been elected as a Republican Senator from New York to the United States Senate, an office he served in from 1863 to 1869. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Eliza Matilda Waterman Morgan (1810 - 1885)*
 
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Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section 12, Lot 6
GPS (lat/lon): 41.71996, -72.70145
 
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Record added: Oct 26, 2001
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Edwin Denison Morgan
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Edwin Denison Morgan
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- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 8, 2014
One of the pallbearers for President Abraham Lincoln. He was the Senator from New York at the time.
- Julie Knox/Graves-Birkhimer
 Added: Aug. 5, 2014

- Keeper of the Stars
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