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 Erastus Blakeslee

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Erastus Blakeslee

  • Birth 2 Sep 1838 Plymouth, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 12 Jul 1908 Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Rock Avenue, Lot 172 1/2
  • Memorial ID 7271538

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served in the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 1st Connecticut Volunteer Cavalry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant conduct at Ashland, Va., June 1, 1864". After the war he became a prominent Congregational clergyman.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 18 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7271538
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Erastus Blakeslee (2 Sep 1838–12 Jul 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7271538, citing Walnut Hills Cemetery, Brookline, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .