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Eli P. Metcalf
Sgt. Eli P. Metcalf, Co. F, 1st VT Cavalry; died 16 May 1904; 61.8 years of age.

Eli P. Metcalf enlisted as a Private on 23Sept1864.
He was mustered into Company F, 01st Vermont Cavalry, on 19Nov1861. He served more than 36 months; 19Nov1861 to 18Nov1864.

While Eli P. Metcalf was in service, the 1st VT CAV was engaged in the following battles which had a direct and decisive influence on a campaign and / or a direct impact on the course of the war:
  • Winchester, Va., 25May1862
  • Gettysburg, Penn., 03July1863
  • Mine Run Campaign, Va., 26Nov - 02Dec1863
  • Todd's Tavern, Wilderness, Va., 05 - 06May1864
  • Totopotomoy, Va., 28 - 31May1864
  • Cold Harbor, Va., 31May - 01June1864
  • Opequan [Third Winchester], Va., 20Sept1864
  • Fisher's Hill, Va., 22Sept1864
  • Cedar Creek, Va., 19Oct1864

    Eli P. Metcalf was promoted to:
  • Corporal, no date given
  • Sergeant on 18Jan1864

    Eli P. Metcalf was mustered out on 18Nov1864 at the end of his term of enlistment.

  • Historical Data Systems, Inc., Duxbury, MA 02331
  • NPS CWSSS Battle Summaries
  • NPS CWSSS Regimental Histories
  • History of the Boulder County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Eli Metcalf (1883-1887)

    Eli P. Metcalf was the 10th Boulder [Colorado] county sheriff, 1883-1887

    Additionally information regarding Eli P. Metcalf can be found in his Boulder Genealogical Society biography hosted on the City of Boulder [Colorado, USofA], Parks & Recreation, Columbia Cemetery website.

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