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 John Ely

John Ely

Birth
Buckingham, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 4 May 1869 (aged 53)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section F, Lot 787
Memorial ID 20196 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Major General. He served in the Civil War first as Colonel and commander of the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, then as Colonel and commander of the 21st Veterans Reserve Corps. For a time near the end of the war he was the Assistant Provost Marshal for Trenton, New Jersey. On April 15, 1865 he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers for "gallant services in the field", and Major General, US Volunteers for "faithful and gallant conduct throughout the war".

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  • Added: 8 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20196
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Ely (26 Jan 1816–4 May 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20196, citing Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .