★  Harland, Edward

Edward Harland

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Born:
June 24, 1832
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Birthplace: Norwich, Connecticut

Father: Henry Harland 1789 – 1841
(Buried: Old Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, Connecticut)​

Mother: Abigail Leffingwell “Abby” Hyde 1800 – 1888
(Buried: Old Norwichtown Cemetery, Norwich, Connecticut)​

Education:

1853: Graduated from Yale University​

Occupation before War:

1855 – 1861: Attorney in Norwich, Connecticut​

Civil War Career:

1861: Captain in 3rd Connecticut Infantry Regiment​
1861: Served in the First Battle of Bull Run, Virginia​
1861 – 1862: Colonel of 8th Connecticut Infantry Regiment​
1862: Served in Burnside’s North Carolina Expedition​
1862: Brigade Commander during Battle of South Mountain, Maryland​
1862: Served in the fighting at Burnside’s Bridge, Battle of Antietam​
1862: Acted as Division Commander after Rodman was Wounded​
1862 – 1865: Brigadier General of Union Army Volunteers​
1862: Brigade Commander during Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia​
1863: Served in the Siege of Suffolk, Virginia​
1863 – 1864: Commander of Union District of Pamlico, North Carolina​
1864 – 1865: Union Army Commander of Defenses at New Bern, North Carolina​
1865: Served in the Battle of Wyse Fork, North Carolina​
1865: Resigned as Brigadier General in Union Army on June 22nd

Occupation after War:

Attorney in Norwich, Connecticut​
Member of Connecticut State, Board of Pardons​
1875 – 1890: Director of Chelsea Savings Bank​
1890 – 1915: President of Chelsea Savings Bank​

Died: March 9, 1915

Place of Death: Norwich, Connecticut

Cause of Death: Chronic emphysema and la grippe

Age at time of Death: 82 years old

Burial Place: Yantic Cemetery, Norwich, Connecticut
 
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Polloco

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I'm assuming it was Isaac Rodman that is referred to in this biography. Then it was the Rodman/Harland division (3rd, 9th Corps) that was struck by A.P. Hill's Light Division soon after crossing the Burnside Bridge and were forcing it's way into the town of Sharpsburg.
 
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Polloco

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Not discussed much in this bio is that he was a member of both houses in the state legislature (Connecticut) following the war.And a judge of probate as well.
 

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