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 William Kerley Strong

William Kerley Strong

Birth
Duanesburg, Schenectady County, New York, USA
Death 16 Mar 1867 (aged 61)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 76, Lot 4299
Memorial ID 9130 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Wealthy NYC wool merchant. Was in Egypt when the Civil War broke out and promptly went to France and purchased arms for the Union. Was appointed Brigadier General, US Volunteers by President Abraham Lincoln on September 28, 1861 and was in charge of Benton Barracks and the districts of Cairo and St Louis. Resigned his commission in October 20,1863.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Apr 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9130
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Kerley Strong (30 Apr 1805–16 Mar 1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9130, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .