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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Jackson Rodman - Rock Island IL

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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He is especially remembered for developing the Rodman gun, which in various sizes saw extensive use in coastal defenses, and was called the "strongest cast iron cannon ever made."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonSamuel Elbert - Savannah, GA

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US Revolutionary War Brigadier General, Georgia Governor. He commanded a battalion of Continental troops against the British in East Florida in 1777 and captured Fort Frederica at St. Simons Island, Georgia, in May 1778. At the Battle of Briar Creek, South Carolina in 1779, he was captured and taken prisoner.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 6/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRichard Bassett - Wilmington DE

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US Senator, Governor of Delaware, Signer of the US Constitution. Under his leadership he persuaded the Delaware legislature to ratify the new US Constitution giving it the distinction of being the first state to do so.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn McKinly - Wilmington DE

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Became the 1st President (Governor) of Delaware and served from February 12, 1778 until captured by the British and made a POW on September 3, 1777.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Read - New Castle DE

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Delaware, and representative of Delaware at the US Constitution Convention; he was one of only six men to sign both documents.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFred Keith Mahaffey - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. He was posthumously inducted into the United States Army Ranger Hall of Fame and the building serving as the headquarters for the 3rd Infantry Division was named in his honor on May 16, 1989.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLyman Louis Lemnitzer - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. In 1944 he helped form the plans for the invasions of North Africa, Sicily Italy. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in September 1960. Supreme NATO Allied Commander 1963 to 1966.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGen Peyton Conway March - Arlington VA

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General U.S. Army. Army Chief of Staff 1918. He presided over the buildup of American forces in World War I. He also supervised the demobilization at war's end. After his death at age 90, he was eulogized in the House of Representatives.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonKeith B. McCutcheon - Arlington VA

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US Marine Corps General. A highly decorated Marine Corps aviator serving in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. He rose in rank to become Commanding General of the 3rd Marine Amphibious Force in Vietnam.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Todd Lincoln - Arlington VA

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Presidential Cabinet Secretary-Secretary of War 1881-1885, US Diplomat. He was the first child of 16th United States President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln and was the only one of the President's children to survive past the age of 18.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCarter Bowie Magruder - Arlington VA

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United States Army general who served concurrently as Commander in Chief, United Nations Command/Commander, United States Forces Korea/Commanding General, Eighth United States Army.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Archer Lejeune - Arlington VA

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U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant General. In World War I took command of the 4th Marine Brigade. Commandant of the Marine Corps in 1920 to 1929. Known as "The Greatest of All Leathernecks," The large Marine base in North Carolina is named after him.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Fulton McKee - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. On April 1, 1961 he became the commander in chief of Air Force Logistics Command (now Air Force Materiel Command). In July 1962, he became vice chief of staff for the Air Force.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLuke McNamee - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. From 1924 to 1926 he was appointed Naval attaché to the Court of St. James's in England. He commanded the entire Battle Force until June 1933, when he became President of the Naval War College.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonÉleuthère Irénée DuPont - Greenville DE

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Chemist, Industrialist. He was the founder of the gunpowder manufacturer, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. His descendants, the Du Pont family, were one of America's richest and most prominent families in the 19th and 20th centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Delaware

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Martin Weiss - New Haven CT

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In 1947, he became General Manger of the New York Yankees serving until 1960. During his tenure, the Yankees won ten pennants and seven World Series.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonDavid Wooster - Danbury CT

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One of America's unsung heroes, Brig. Gen. Wooster was the highest ranking officer to die in the Revolutionary War when, at the age of 66, he was killed in the battle at Danbury. After the death of her husband, Mary was attacked in her home by British soldiers, who destroyed Wooster's papers and personal effects.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAllan Pinkerton - Chicago IL

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He was the founder of the Pinkerton Agency. The company logo was the now famous unblinking eye and the motto "We Never Sleep." Pinkerton and his men earned a reputation for both toughness and efficiency.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Illinois

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWalter Krueger - Arlington VA

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United States Army General. He had been selected to command the allied invasion forces during the Invasion of Japan in November 1945, had World War II lasted that long.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Daniel Lavelle - Arlington VA

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United States Air Force General. His military career ended under a cloud in April 1972, when he was removed from command after allegations he ordered unauthorized bombing missions into North Vietnam

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Cassin Kinkaid - Arlington VA

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Admiral US Navy. He built a reputation as a "fighting admiral" in the aircraft carrier battles of 1942 and commanded the Allied forces in the Aleutian Islands Campaign. He was Commander Allied Naval Forces and the Seventh Fleet.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/17/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWalter Thomas Kerwin, Jr. - Arlington VA

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US Army General. During World War II, he fought in North Africa, France and coordinated the massed artillery barrage that helped Allied forces make a successful landing at Anzio during the Italian Campaign of 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/16/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEdward Clifford “Old Dutch” Kalbfus - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral. He served as commander of Battle Force of the United States Fleet and was twice President of the Naval War College at Newport, Rhode Island. His Navy career spanned the Spanish-American War, World War I, and World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/16/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHarold Keith Johnson - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A combat veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he rose in rank to become the 24th US Army Chief of Staff. After the US declared war on Japan in December 1941, the Japanese invaded the Philippines and he was one of the American soldiers who surrendered at Bataan in April 1942 and was subject to brutality of the Japanese soldiers during the Bataan Death March.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/16/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Edwin Hull - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A veteran of World Wars I and II, he rose in rank to become Commander-in-Chief of the Far East Command at Tokyo, Japan from 1955 until 1955

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/16/2020

last visited: never

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