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E. Harland
E. Harland

Federal (USA)


Edward Harland

(1832 - 1915)
Home State: Connecticut
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, IX Corps

see his Battle Report


Before the Antietam Campaign:
Pre-War Profession: Lawyer. In May 1861 he was commissioned Capt. in the 3rd Connecticut Regiment and fought at First Manassas. In October 1861 he was appointed Colonel of the 8th Connecticut and was on Burnside's NC expedition.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He commanded the 2nd Brigade in the Third Division/Ninth (IX) Corps.

The remainder of the War:
He contiued in command of the Brigade at Fredericksburg and in November 1862 was appointed BGen. of Volunteers commanding districts in NC.

After the War:
He continued his law practice and was later a politician judge and bank president

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