George Edwin Bissell

Birth
New Preston, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 30 Aug 1920 (aged 81)
Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 60333044 · View Source
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Buried on September 2, 1920. ("New York Times" - Sept. 2, 1920)

He died at his home, 342 South 4th Avenue. ("New York Times" - August 31, 1920)

Civil War veteran: Private, Company A, 23rd Connecticut Infantry Volunteers / From 1863 on, U.S. Navy - "U.S.S. Mary Sanford", South Atlantic Squadron.

Famous sculptor. Known for public monuments such as "Abraham Lincoln", Old Calton Burial Ground, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1893. (bronze - 15 feet tall) This is in honor of Scottish-American soldiers.


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  • Created by: NWO
  • Added: 19 Oct 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 60333044
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Edwin Bissell (16 Feb 1839–30 Aug 1920), Find a Grave Memorial no. 60333044, citing Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, New York, USA ; Maintained by NWO (contributor 46583762) .