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TALLMADGE, Nathaniel Pitcher, senator, born in Chatham, New York, 8 February, 1795; died in Battle Creek, Michigan, 2 November, 1864. He was graduated at Union in 1815, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1818, and served in the lower house of the legislature in 1828, and in the state senate in 1830-'3. He was then elected to the United States senate, and served from 2 December, 1833, till 17 June. 18441 when he resigned. In 1844 he was appointed governor of Wisconsin territory, changing his residence from Poughkeepsie, New York, to Fond du Lac, but he was removed in 1846. Mr. Tallmadge became a convert to spiritualism. He published several speeches and contributed an introduction and appendix to Charles Linton's " Healing of the Nations " (New York, 1855).--His son, Grier, soldier, born in Dutchess county, New York, in 1826; died in Fort Monroe, Virginia, 11 October, 1862, was graduated at the United States military academy in 1848, assigned to the 1st artillery, and served on garrison duty in the west. In 1861 he was made captain in the quartermaster's department at Fort Monroe, discharging also the duties of assistant adjutant-general. The "contraband" idea put into practice by General Benjamin F. Butler is said to have originated with him.
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