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 William Grosvenor Ely

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William Grosvenor Ely Famous memorial

Birth
Killingly, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Death 13 Nov 1906 (aged 69)
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Section 3, Lot 102
Memorial ID 9360005 View Source

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He first served in the Union Army as a 1st Lieutenant and Regimental Commissary of Subsistence for the 1st Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He was then promoted first to Lieutenant Colonel of the 6th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, then to Colonel and commander of the 18th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "meritorious services during the war".

Bio by: RPD2


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: RPD2
  • Added: 24 Aug 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 9360005
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/9360005/william-grosvenor-ely : accessed ), memorial page for William Grosvenor Ely (11 Dec 1836–13 Nov 1906), Find a Grave Memorial ID 9360005, citing Yantic Cemetery, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .