Brig. General Calvin Edward Pratt (USA)

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Calvin Edward Pratt

Birthplace: Princeton, MA, United States
Death: August 03, 1896 (68)
Rochester, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Rochester, MA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Ayers Pratt and Maryanna Stratton
Husband of Susan Taber Pratt and Susan Taber Ruggles [Pratt]
Father of Polly Clapp Emery and Polly Clapp Pratt [Emery]

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About Brig. General Calvin Edward Pratt (USA)

PRATT, Calvin Edward, soldier, born in Princeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, 23 January, 1828. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1852, and practised for several years in Worcester. He was a member of the Cincinnati convention which nominated James Buchanan for president. In 1859 he removed to New York city and practised till 1861, when he raised the 1st regiment of New York volunteers, and commanded it at the first battle of Bull Bun. With his regiment he afterward took part in the battles on the peninsula, the second battle of Bull Run, and the battle of Antietam. On 10 September, 1862, he was appointed brigadier-general of volunteers, and he resigned, 25 April, 1863. After the war he held the post of collector of internal revenue in the Brooklyn district, which he resigned to resume his law-practice. In the autumn of 1869 he was elected a judge of the supreme court of the state of New York, and he was re-elected in 1877 for fourteen years.

Birth: Jan. 23, 1828 Death: Aug. 3, 1896

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Princeton, Massachusetts, he admitted to the bar in 1852 and practiced law in New York City. With the advent of the Civil War, he raised the 1st Regiment of New York Volunteers and was elected Colonel. He led his regiment at the first Battle of Bull Run and the second Battle of Bull Run. After the Battle of Antietam, he was promoted Brigadier General in September 1862 and commanded corps until he resigned on April 25, 1863. After the war he held the post of collector of Internal Revenue in the Brooklyn district and served as judge for the supreme court of the State of New York, 1869 to 1891. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith)

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Brig. General Calvin Edward Pratt (USA)'s Timeline

January 23, 1828
Princeton, MA, United States
February 12, 1868
August 3, 1896
Age 68
Rochester, Massachusetts
Rochester, MA, United States