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 Elisha Hunt Rhodes

Elisha Hunt Rhodes

Birth
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 14 Jan 1917 (aged 74)
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Plot Group 416, Lot 94
Memorial ID 3262 · View Source
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Civil War Union Army Officer. Served in the 2nd Rhode Island Infantry, rising from a mere private to Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the regiment. He was a Brigadier General in command of the Rhode Island State Militia from 1879 to 1893. His diaries and letters were later published and widely featured in Ken Burns' Civil War documentary.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 2 Aug 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3262
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elisha Hunt Rhodes (21 Mar 1842–14 Jan 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3262, citing Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .