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Emory B. Harlan
Birth: Dec. 16, 1839
West Union
Adams County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 20, 1875
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. At the outbreak of the Civil War, he was residing in Salem, Illinois & enlisted in the 49th Illinois Infantry, despite being a Quaker. In this unit he served throughout the war as Private, Lieutenant, Captain, Major, Lieutenant Colonel & finally Brigadier General, all by the age of 26. Following the war he practiced law and served as Private Secretary to Governor John M. Palmer. He later entered the newspaper field and became the Springfield correspondent of the Chicago Tribune & the Chicago Evening Journal. (bio by: BjJ) 
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 9, 102
 
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Record added: Mar 02, 2001
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Emory B. Harlan
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Emory B. Harlan
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