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 Charles Ray Brayton

Charles Ray Brayton

Birth
Warwick, Kent County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 23 Sep 1910 (aged 70)
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Plot Group 294, Lot 11
Memorial ID 7339642 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He served in the Civil War first as Colonel and commander of the 3rd Rhode Island Heavy Artillery, then as Chief of Artillery for the Department of the South. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war". After the war he became a prominent Rhode Island Republican politic boss, and controlled state politics and political patronage with businessman Marsden J. Perry and Senator Nelson W. Aldrich.

Bio by: Russ



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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 8 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7339642
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Ray Brayton (16 Aug 1840–23 Sep 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7339642, citing Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .