Biography of Eli Lamarand
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ELI LAMARAND, son of Joseph and Sarah (Reume) Lamarand, was born in Berlin, Monroe county, Mich., February 16, 1842. January 4, 1864, while in Detroit, he enlisted in Co. B, 17th Mich. Vol. Inf.. and with them participated in the several engagements they were in until the battle of Spotsylvania C. H., when he was captured and sent to Andersonville. After passing six months in that "hell," he was sent to Florence, thence to Goldsboro, N. C., where in the latter part of February, 1865, he was exchanged after being "penned" for about ten months. After a thirty days' furlough he rejoined his regiment and remained with them until they were mustered out of service August 4, 1865. Is a member of Monroe Post, No. 76, G. A. R. By occupation a farmer.

From:
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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