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Lieut Dallas Norvell

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Lieut Dallas Norvell

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 5 Mar 1888 (aged 62)
Essex, Essex County, Ontario, Canada
Burial Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 17714467 View Source
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DALLAS NORVELL (born July 28, 1825, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -died March 5, 1888, Amerstburg, Ontario, Canada of hemorrhages and epilepsy) attended the University of Michigan and was later a gentleman farmer on Grosse Island. Before the Civil War about 1854 or 1855, he was
accidentally shot in the leg and this caused him problems for the rest of his life.

During the Civil War he was a Lt. in the 5th Michigan Cavalry on the staff of General George Armstrong Custer and later served in the Commissary Department in Washington, District of Columbia, from February 6, 1863 until October 10th when he was discharged for physical reasons (chronic diarrhea and hemorrhaging) at Ft. Leaven worth, Kansas. He returned to Michigan, where he had served as supervisor of Monguagon Township (1856, 1860-1866). He also served as Deputy Postmaster of Detroit. He married October 15, 1851 Eliza Berthlett Lewis, the daughter of Thomas Lewis of Grosse Ile Michigan, at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church in Detroit. [Edit Bio]


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