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army officer

Edward Richard Sprigg Canby, American army officer.

Background

Canby, Edward Richard Sprigg was born in August 1817 in Kentucky, United States. Son of Israel T. Canby.

Education

Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1839.

Career

Assistant Adjunct; general with rank col. Major 10th Inf; general United States Volunteers, 1862. Major general United States Volunteers, 1864.

General United States Army, 1866. Assigned a command on Pacific Coast, 1870</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Siskiyou County, Cal.

Connections

father:
Israel T. Canby. Canby