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Eli Houston Murray
Birth: Feb. 10, 1843
Death: Nov. 18, 1896

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Utah Governor. At the start of the Civil War, he entered the US Army as a volunteer at the age of 17. Promoted to Major in the 3rd Kentucky Cavalry, he served through Tennessee, Alabama and the Bragg campaign in Kentucky. In October, 1862, he was commissioned Colonel and commanded 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 US Marshal for Kentucky, 1866 to 1876 and in 1880, President 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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Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 303
 
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Record added: Nov 21, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5988408
Eli Houston Murray
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Eli Houston Murray
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Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
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