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Eliphalet Whittlesey
Birth: May 14, 1821
Death: Sep. 30, 1909

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He was a professor of rhetoric and oratory at Bowdoin College, Maine, when he took a leave of absence to serve in the Civil War, in 1862. Commissioned a Major, he served on the staff of General Oliver O. Howard the entire war and was brevetted a Brigadier General of US Volunteers, mustering out of the Army in 1868. He then served as Adjutant-General of the Freedman's Bureau, helped establish Howard University, Washington, D.C. and served as a professor there. In 1874 he was appointed secretary of the Board of Indian Commissioners by President U.S. Grant and served until 1900. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Augusta Patten Whittlesey (1834 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  James Thomas Whittlesey (1866 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 1110
 
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Record added: Nov 13, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5956208
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- StoneSeeker
 Added: May. 14, 2015
Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jul. 11, 2014

- Doug Lind
 Added: Nov. 21, 2013
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