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 Eleanor Taylor <I>Albert</I> Bliss

Eleanor Taylor Albert Bliss

Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Death 1874 (aged 32–33)
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Plot Yew, lot 24
Memorial ID 92763256 · View Source
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Eleanor was the daughter of William Julian Albert and Emily Jane Jones Albert; wife of Alexander Bliss; mother of William Bliss and Elizabeth Bancroft Bliss; and sister of Lowry, William Jr, Andrew, Talbot, William J.L., Charles and Julian.

Her husband Alexander was a colonel in the United States Army during the Civil War, serving as assistent quartermaster general of the Union forces. He persuaded his politically connected step-father George Bancroft to ask President Lincoln for a copy of the Gettysburg Address. The resulting document, one of only five known manuscript versions, is known as the "Bliss Copy" and is on display in the Lincoln bedroom of the White House.

Eleanor died in Berlin, Germany.

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  • Created by: Ron
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92763256
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eleanor Taylor Albert Bliss (27 Aug 1841–1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92763256, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Ron (contributor 46944211) .