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Civil War Union Brigadier General and Brevet Major General U.S. Vols., Presidential Cabinet Secretary-Secretary of War 1869-1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2020

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Civil War Union Major General. he is known today more for the myth that he invented Modern Baseball while a cadet at West Point than for his accomplishments as a Major General in the Union Army during the Civil War.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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US Army General. On 1 August 1973, he was promoted to general and became the commanding general, Allied Land Forces, Southeast Europe, Turkey, retiring in that position shortly afterward, with 36 years of continued military service

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/3/2020

last visited: never

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Early Army Air Force flyer. Inscription on his grave marker: Killed in the service of the United States in an aerodrome accident September 17, 1908, age 26.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Medical Pioneer. Called "The Father of Trauma Medicine, he was the founder of the Nation's first Shock Trauma Center, and was the creator of the concept of the "Golden Hour". Shock Trauma Center is located in Baltimore MD

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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He was a United State General during World War II. He commanded the division of the 101st Airborne that defended the town of Bastogne at the Battle of the Bulge. When the Germans asked his to surrender his only word was "Nuts".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/6/2020

last visited: never

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US Army General. A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he rose in rank to become the Vice Chief of Staff US Army, the Deputy Commander-in-Chief US European Command, and the Defense Department's first Director of Military Assistance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCharles Day Palmer, Jr - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he rose in rank to become the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of US European Command.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Minnesota Governor 1874-1876, US Senator 1887-1900. President William McKinley named him to the special Commission which met in Paris in September 1898 to arrange the peace treaty ending the Spanish-America War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/10/2020

last visited: never

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United States Air Force Pilot. He was the American pilot of a U-2 spy plane that was shot down over the Soviet Union; his capture resulted in embarrassment to the United States Government and the cancellation of a scheduled United States-Soviet Summit Meeting.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 6/6/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonDavid Arthur Burchinal - Arlington VA

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General U.S. Air Force. He was the deputy commander in chief, US European Command and served in that capacity until he retired on March 1, 1973 with 33 years of active military duty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Otto Richardson - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral; Commander in Chief of the United States Pacific Fleet, 1940-1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Wesley Powell - Arlington VA

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He went out west to formulate exploring the Grand Canyon, Colorado. In May, 1869, Powell with ten men in four boats, were the first to journey 1,000 miles through uncharted canyons depths of the Grand Canyon at the mouth of the Virgin River

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location: Virginia

date approved: 6/6/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Washington Parke Custis - Arlington VA

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He was a Virginia plantation owner, antiquarian, author, and playwright. The grandson of Martha Washington and step-grandson and adopted son of George Washington, he and his sister Eleanor grew up at Mount Vernon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/9/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Lee Dennison - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral. He served as a Naval aide to President Harry Truman from 1948 to 1953, and was Commander in Chief of the United States Atlantic Fleet and United States Atlantic Command from 1960 to 1963. In that capacity he was responsible for the naval blockade of Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/11/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonOrval Ray Cook - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. He served as the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the US European Command, headquartered at Paris, France, from May 1954 until June 1956. He retired on June 1, 1956 with 34 years of continuous active military service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonCreighton Williams Abrams Jr - Arlington VA

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U.S. General who commanded military operations in the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1972. He was Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army from 1972 until his death. In 1980 the U.S. Army named its the new main battle tank, M1 Abrams after him.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 6/6/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Scratchley Brown - Arlington VA

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General U.S. Air Force. Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff 1974-1978, Chief of Staff U.S. Air Force 1973. He had overseen secret bombings raids into Cambodia while in charge of the air war in Vietnam.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2020

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Judge Kimball originated the plan to erect a memorial amphitheater at Arlington and after many years of incessant labor, secured the necessary legislation from Congress. Past department commander of G.A.R.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 6/6/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Thomas Sampson - Arlington VA

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He was Superintendent of the Naval Academy and devised superimposed turrets for US Navy war ships. During the Spanish-American War, he was Captain in command of the fleet that captured Spanish merchant vessels and blockade runners.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of John Foster Dulles in Arlington National Cemetery.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 7/21/2011

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Arthur Joseph Goldberg's grave at Arlington National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEarl Warren - Arlington, VA

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The resting place of Earl Warren in Arlington National Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: 7/5/2016

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United States Marine Corps General. He served as the 24th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. He retired as Commandant of the US Marine Corps with 37 years of continuous military service.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames McCubbin Lingan - Arlington VA

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American Revolutionary Officer. A native of Maryland, he enlisted in the Continental Army on July 13, 1776, and obtained a commission in the Continental Army, serving with the Rawlings Additional Regiment as a lieutenant.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/6/2020

last visited: never

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