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Eugene Arthur Kozlay
Birth: 1826, Hungary
Death: Apr. 1, 1883
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. At the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861, President Abraham Lincoln recruited him to organize a volunteer regiment. His regiment received its designation as the 54th New York Volunteer Infantry on October 15, 1861, and was mustered into the United States service at the old United States Arsenal in Hudson City, New Jersey. As Colonel in command, his regiment participated in actions at Shenandoah, the Battle of Cross Keys, the Battle of Chancellorsville and the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1, 1863. In 1864, the regiment took part in various engagements at Seabrook, John's Island, James' Island and at Santee River in the South Carolina campaign. In March, 1865, the 54th entered Charleston, South Carolina where it remained until it was ordered to Hart's Island, New York Harbor, and there mustered out of the service of the United States, on April 14, 1866. For gallant and meritorious services as commander of the 54th, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. After the war as a civil engineer, he help construct the first elevated railroad in Brooklyn, New York. Also a writer his novel, “Secrets of the Past, A Romance of the South” was published in six issues of the Democratic Review. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
The Evergreens Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Mount Grace Section, Lot 339
 
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Record added: Feb 21, 2005
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