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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 Antietam

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.

On the Campaign

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

The rest 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