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 Jacob Eugene Duryee

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Jacob Eugene Duryee Famous memorial

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 25 May 1918 (aged 79)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Plot Section 23, Row 3, Grave 4256
Memorial ID 6037562 View Source

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. The son of Union Brigadier General Abram Duryee, he served at the start of the Civil War as a Private in the 7th New York State Miliitia. He then was commissioned as a Captain in his fathers regiment, the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry (known as the "Duryee Zouaves"). Finally, he was transferred to the 2nd Maryland (Union) Volunteer Infantry, and led it as its Lieutenant Colonel. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services".

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JACOB E. DURYEE
BORN MARCH 7, 1839
DIED MAY 25, 1918
PRIVATE CO. F. SEVENTH
REGIMENT N. Y. MIL.
LIEUT. AND CAPT. CO. G.
FIFTH REGIMENT N. Y. INF.
DURYEES ZOUAVES
LIEUT. COL. SECOND
REGIMENT MARYLAND INF.
BVT. COL. AND BVT.
BRIG. GEN. U. S. VOLS.
DURYEE


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  • Added: 19 Dec 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6037562
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6037562/jacob-eugene-duryee : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob Eugene Duryee (7 Mar 1839–25 May 1918), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6037562, citing Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .