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George Templeton Strong
Birth: 1820
Death: 1875

Civil War Figure. A prominent New York City Lawyer, during the Civil War he financed the equipment of a Union regiment. His diary kept at the time reveals his disdain toward slavery and its Southern proponents. During Reconstruction he commented on the dilemma posed by the issue of black suffrage and the difficulty of attracting Northern and European capital to the South. It was widely quoted in Ken Burns' landmark documentary "The Civil War."  (bio by: Collins Crapo) 
 
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Trinity Churchyard
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Collins Crapo
Record added: Dec 28, 2003
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- Jim Albright
 Added: Jul. 16, 2014
May GOD Bless You George Templeton Strong ! !::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::It is on Major General Benjamin Butler's in Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, the monument reads."the true touchstone of civil liberty is not that all men are equa...(Read more)
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Sep. 23, 2013

- Tom Cummings
 Added: Jan. 11, 2013
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