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 Eli Metcalfe Bruce

Eli Metcalfe Bruce

Birth
Fleming County, Kentucky, USA
Death 16 Dec 1866 (aged 38)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Fort Mitchell, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section 2, Lot 142, Grave 3
Memorial ID 10043 · View Source
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Civil War CSA Congressman. He was a wealthy Kentucky businessman who applied his fortunes to supplying the Confederacy with much-needed military goods by running the Northern blockade during the War Between the States. He served in the Confederate Congress, and also used his fortunes to help destitute Confederate soldiers, civilians, and veterans. After the war he opened the Southern Hotel in New York City.



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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 21 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10043
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eli Metcalfe Bruce (22 Feb 1828–16 Dec 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10043, citing Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .