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Edward Richard Sprigg Canby
Birth: Nov. 9, 1817
Boone County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1873
California, USA

Civil War Union Major General. Killed by Captain Jack of the Modoc Indians at Lava Beds National Monument in Northern California. A monument marks the spot. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Louisa Hawkins Canby (1815 - 1888)*
 
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Burial:
Crown Hill Cemetery
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 9, Lot 1
 
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Record added: Oct 24, 2001
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General Canby thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. I think the fashion in how you died was a rather low blow by the Modocs. You were supposedly under, by rules of war a flag of truce. Very sad. May you rest in peace,...(Read more)
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 11, 2016

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 Added: Aug. 4, 2015
** US Major General Edward Richard Sprigg Canby
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: May. 22, 2015
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