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Jacob Eugene Duryée
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Born: March 7, 1839 (1839-03-07)
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Branch: Union Army
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Rank: brevetted Brigadier General
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Unit: 7th New York State Militia Regiment
5th New York Volunteer Infantry
2nd Maryland Infantry
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Relations: Brigadier General Abram Duryee (father)
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Jacob Eugene Duryée (March 7, 1839 – May 25, 1918) was a brevet brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

The son of Union brigadier general Abram Duryee, he served at the start of the Civil War as a private in the 7th New York State Militia Regiment. He then was commissioned as a captain in his father's regiment, the 5th New York Volunteer Infantry (known as the "Duryee Zouaves"). Finally, he was transferred to the 2nd Maryland Infantry and led it as its lieutenant colonel. As the war ended, he was brevetted as a brigadier general, U.S. Volunteers, dating from March 13, 1865, for "gallant and meritorious services".

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