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Eli Houston Murray
Birth: Feb. 10, 1843
Breckinridge County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 1896
Bowling Green
Warren County
Kentucky, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Utah Territorial Governor. At the start of the Civil War, he entered the Union Army as a volunteer at the age of 17. Mustered into the 3rd Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry, he served through Tennessee, Alabama and the Confederate campaign to capture Kentucky. In October, 1862, he was commissioned Colonel and commander of his regiment/ Later in the war he would command the 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland and 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Department of Mississippi. For war services, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers on March 25, 1865. After the war, he was United States Marshal for Kentucky, 1866 to 1876 and in 1880, President Rutherford B. Hayes appointed him Territorial Governor of Utah, serving until 1886. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Eva Neale Murray (1852 - 1938)*
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Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Site 303
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Nov 21, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5988408
Eli Houston Murray
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Eli Houston Murray
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Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Nov. 18, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 8, 2014
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: Jun. 11, 2014
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