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Pvt Ephraim E Tiffany
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1827
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1892
Alameda County
California, USA

Civil War Soldier
Pvt. Ephraim E. Tiffany
136th New York Infantry
Adjutant General:
Tiffany, Ephraim E.--Age, 36 years. Enlisted, August 14, 1862, at Livonia, to serve three years; mustered in as private, Co. C, September 25, 1862; transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps, September 6, 1863.
Married Mary Jane Vosburgh
Member of Post #18 in Traverse City, Michigan
Committed suicide at Napa, California Aug. 23, 1892
The Morning Call
San Francisco, California Aug. 25, 1892

He shot himself, but no cause assigned for the act.

Napa, Aug. 23, Coroner Lawrence was called last night to hold an inquest on the body of a man named Tiffany, who has for a time been a guest at the Palace Hotel. The lifeless remains of Tiffany were found in his room at a little after 7:00 Tues. evening with a bullet wound in the temple, and a small 22-caliber pistol close by. Deceased was about 60 years of age. He came to Napa on the 17th of last August. Said he was from Santa Barbara, that his home was in Oakland. No cause can be assigned for his act. Telegrams have been sent to Oakland in Quest of any relatives as friends deceased may have there.
He was last seen alive about 1:00 o'clock in the afternoon, as at about that time one of the employees at the hotel heard a report, but at the time thought someone had burst a paper bag or something of that kind.
Mountain View Cemetery
Alameda County
California, USA
Created by: L. Moore
Record added: Dec 01, 2011
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- L. Moore
 Added: May. 11, 2013
As the Historian for the 136th. New York Vols. Descendants Group, I would like to honor a fallen soldier. John Du Bois
- John Du Bois
 Added: Dec. 1, 2011

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