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Edward L. Grant

307th Infantry Regiment, 77th Infantry Division

Captain, U.S. Army

Entered the Service from:

New York

Died:

10/9/1918

Grave Location:

Plot A, Row 2, Grave 24

Capt. Edward L. Grant played baseball for the Cleveland Indians before moving to the Cincinnati Reds followed by the New York Giants. He attended Harvard Law School during this time, and received his degree in 1910. After the 1915 season, Eddie retired from the New York Giants and opened his own law practice in Boston.

Eddie Grantâ ™s baseball card

Edward “Harvard Eddie” Grant died during a four-day battle to relieve the “Lost Battalion,” a large group of American soldiers encircled behind enemy lines by the Germans in the Argonne Forest.

Edward L. Grant is buried in Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Plot A, Row 2, Grave 24.