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Maj Eli Hamilton Janney
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1831
Loudoun County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1912
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA

Civil War Confederate Officer and inventor. During the War he was attached to the staff of General Robert E. Lee. In 1873 he was awarded a patent for the knuckle style couplers that are in use on railroads today. 
Ivy Hill Cemetery
Alexandria City
Virginia, USA
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Mar 31, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18702345
Maj Eli Hamilton Janney
Added by: George Seitz
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- RoxღEd
 Added: Aug. 30, 2013
RIP GG Uncle Eli.. I am your GG Niece of your brother Edward who headed to work intelligently with the Union as a surgeon.
- Laura Cooper
 Added: May. 16, 2013
Your invention helped build a nation.
- K. Quentin Bremmer
 Added: Nov. 27, 2012
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