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Eli Long
Birth: Jun. 16, 1837
Death: Jan. 5, 1900

Civil War Union Major General. Born in Woodford County, Kentucky, he graduated from the Kentucky Military Institute, appointed Lieutenant in the 1st US Cavalry in 1856 and served on the frontier. At the start of the Civil War, he organized the 4th Ohio Cavalry and was appointed Colonel. He saw action in the Tullahoma Campaign, Stones River, Chickamauga and meritorious services at Farmington Knoxville Tennessee, he was promoted Brigadier General in 1865. As a brigade commander of Cavalry in General James H. Wilson's division, he served with distinction in engagements through Tennessee and Alabama. For his services during the war, he retired with the full rank of Major General in August ,1867. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Jane Isabella Lane Long (1848 - 1922)*
 
 Children:
  Margaret J Long (1869 - 1950)*
  Percy C Long (1875 - 1954)*
  Laura G Long (1877 - 1956)*
  Eli Long (1877 - 1948)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hillside Cemetery
Scotch Plains
Union County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section A, Division A, Row 4, Lot 96
 
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Record added: Jan 03, 1999
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Eli Long
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