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Gen. George M. Harmon, CT Adjutant-General 1882

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Gen. George M. Harmon, CT Adjutant-General 1882

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EVENING POST ANNUAL, 1882
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
[With Portraits] of the State Officers, Representatives in Congress, Governor’s Staff, and Senators and Members of the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut.
Published Annually.
Hartford, Conn.: Evening Post Association. 1882.
Page 25


GEN. GEORGE M. HARMON, Adjutant-General:

Was a member of the First Connecticut Heavy Artillery during the war, serving in the Virginia and Maryland Campaigns. He was commissioned Second Lieutenant of Company F, Fourth Connecticut Infantry, afterwards organized as the First Artillery, in May, 1861, and was promoted to the rank of First Lieutenant October 26th, also in that year. March 24, 1862, he was appointed Captain, and proved an able and efficient officer. General Harmon is a resident of New Haven, and is a prominent business man in that city, being a member of the firm of Foy & Harmon, extensive corset manufacturers. He has also established a partnership with R. A. Tuttle & Co., of Boston, engaged in active business in that city. Until the opening of 1882 General Harmon was a member of the New York firm of Banning, Chadwick & Co., Commission house, but dissolved his connection with it in order to engage in the Boston enterprise. He is a man of exception business talent, and is one of the ablest managers in the State. General Harmon has served several terms in the Common Council Board at New Haven, and is at present a member of the Board of Police Commissioners. He is Chairman of the Republican State Central Committee, having been elected to that position for the Presidential Campaign of 1880.

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