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 Augustus Van Horne Ellis

Augustus Van Horne Ellis

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 2 Jul 1863 (aged 36)
Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Plot Ellis Vault, Number 128
Memorial ID 5844752 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 124th New York Volunteer Infantry "The Orange Blossoms". At the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, l863, he was killed, shot through the head, while leading his regiment over Devil's Den Ridge. The regimental monument there marks the spot. The statue at the top of the monument is that of Ellis.

Bio by: EFB III


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 14 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5844752
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Augustus Van Horne Ellis (1 May 1827–2 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5844752, citing Saint Marks Church-In-The-Bowery Churchyard, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .