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Col Edmund William “E.W.” Halsey

Birth
Death 26 May 1891 (aged 67–68)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 152511674 View Source
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Journalist, soldier and political aide. An editor of the New Orleans Picayune, he later served as the private secretary to the mayor of New Orleans, to Confederate General and Gov. Henry Watkins Allen and to several later Louisiana governors. He also was widely known for his skill at chess. He was a founder of the well-known Vieux Carre Chess Club.


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