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Abram Duryée
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Born (1815-04-29)April 29, 1815
New York City, New York
Died September 27, 1890(1890-09-27) (aged 75)
New York City, New York
Place of burial
Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
Allegiance United States of America
Union
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861–1863
Rank Union Army brigadier general rank insignia.svg Brigadier General
Union Army major general rank insignia.svg Brevet Major General
Commands held 5th New York Volunteer Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Other work New York City Police Commissioner
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Abram Duryée ( April 29, 1815 – September 27, 1890) was a Union Army general during the American Civil War, the commander of one of the most famous Zouave regiments, the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry. After the war he was New York City Police Commissioner.

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