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Eli Long
Birth: Jun. 16, 1837
Woodford County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1900
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

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) 
Family links: 
  Jane Isabella Lane Long (1848 - 1922)*
  Margaret J Long (1869 - 1950)*
  Percy C Long (1875 - 1954)*
  Eli Long (1877 - 1948)*
  Laura G Long (1877 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillside Cemetery
Scotch Plains
Union County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section A, Division A, Row 4, Lot 96
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 03, 1999
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Eli Long
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Thank you for your service to our country
- John Haseltine
 Added: Sep. 1, 2017

- Tracey Reid
 Added: Jun. 16, 2017
General thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 16, 2016
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