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Elisha Hunt Rhodes
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Born (1842-03-21)March 21, 1842
Pawtuxet, Rhode Island
Died January 14, 1917(1917-01-14) (aged 74)
Providence, Rhode Island
Place of burial
Swan Point Cemetery
Providence, Rhode Island
Allegiance United States
Service/branch Union Army
Years of service 1861–65 (Army)
1879–92 (Militia)
Rank Colonel (Army)
Brigadier General (Militia)
Commands held 2nd Rhode Island Infantry
Rhode Island militia
Spouse(s) Caroline Pearce Hunt
Children one son and two daughters

Elisha Hunt Rhodes (March 21, 1842 – January 14, 1917) was an American soldier who served in the Union Army of the Potomac for the entire duration of the American Civil War, rising from corporal to colonel of his regiment by war's end. Rhodes' illustrative diary of his war service was quoted prominently in Ken Burns' PBS documentary The Civil War.

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