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Grave of a Famous PersonElizabeth Gaskell - Knutsford, Cheshire, UK.

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Elizabeth Gaskell, a novelist (1810 - 1865) is buried in the grounds of the Brook Street Unitarian Chapel in Knutsford.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/5/2020

last visited: 6/23/2019

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Jackson Hunt - Washington D.C.

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. He served with the Regular Army and after retirement became governor of the Soldiers' Home in Washington D.C., where he later died and now rests.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonSamuel Beckley Holabird - Washington D.C.

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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. On July 1, 1883, he was commissioned the United States Army's 17th Quartermaster General and served until June 16, 1890, when he retired after 40 years service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Alexander “Black Jack” Logan - Washington D.C.

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Civil War Union Major General. In his capacity as Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, he issued General Order No. 11 of May 5, 1868 which established "Decoration Day," now known as "Memorial Day," as a national holiday.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Dewey - Washington D.C.

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United States Navy Admiral. He was in command of the United States Naval forces who inflicted a stunning victory over the Spanish Fleet at the Battle of Manila Bay on May 1, 1898 during the Spanish-American War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 8/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn George Walker - Winchester VA

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Civil War Confederate Major General. He served under Stonewall Jackson and James Longstreet, before commanding the Texas Division unit in the Trans-Mississippi Department, known as Walker's Greyhounds for their speed and agility.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Henry Fitzhugh Payne - Warrenton VA

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He led the 2nd North Carolina at Chancellorsville, was captured again and imprisoned at Johnson's Island. After being exchanged, he was appointed Brigadier General in November 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCarter Littlepage Stevenson Jr. - Fredericksburg VA

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Civil War Confederate Major General. He was a career military officer, serving in the United States Army in several antebellum wars and then in the Confederate States Army as a general in the Western Theater of the American Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Hopkins Sibley - Fredericksburg VA

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Commissioned a Brigadier General, Sibley went to San Antonio, where he helped organize three regiments of Texans into a brigade. He then launched an invasion of New Mexico and defeated the Federals at the Battle of Valverde, February 21, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAbner Monroe Perrin - Fredericksburg VA

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. In the last battle, he led a counterattack against the Union breakthrough at the Bloody Angle, reportedly saying "I shall come out of his fight either a live major general or a dead brigadier". He was shot by seven bullets and killed while at the head of his charge.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Thomas Mayo - Burlington VT

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Admiral U.S. Navy-Promoted to vice admiral in June 1915, as the new Commander in Chief, Atlantic Fleet, he received the rank of admiral 19 June 1916 making him the ranking United States Naval officer at sea during World War I.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Vermont

date approved: 8/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Jerrison Stannard - Burlington VT

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. While commanded the 2nd Vermont Brigade in the Army of the Potomac's I Corps at the Battle of Gettysburg, he led his unit in its flank attack on Pickett's Charge during the Third of the Battle (July 3, 1863)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Vermont

date approved: 8/4/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonIra Allen - Irasburg VT

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General U.S. Revolutionary War. He was one of the founders of the U.S. state of Vermont and a leader of the Green Mountain Boys during the American colonial period.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Vermont

date approved: 8/4/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn King Fisher - Pioneer Cemetery, Uvalde TX

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As a youth, John King Fisher was charismatic but criminal, getting arrested on many charges but rarely getting punished. As a more mature man, he realized he could use his character traits as a lawman and became a deputy sheriff of Uvalde, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 8/4/2020

last visited: 8/4/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Smith Patton Sr. - Winchester VA

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Confederate Colonel during the Civil War- Wounded at Battle of Scary Creek, at Giles Court House and the Third Battle of Wincheser where he was mortally wounded. He was the grandfather of World War II general George S. Patton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/4/2020

last visited: 8/29/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonDaniel Morgan - Winchester VA

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Revolutionary War Continental Army Brigadier General. He was a frontiersman, Indian Fighter, and the Commander of Morgan's Famous Riflemen in the Revolution. He won glory at Quebec and Saratoga, and defeated the British at Cowpens.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/4/2020

last visited: 8/29/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonDabney Herndon Maury Sr. - Fredericksburg VA

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Civil War Confederate Army Major General. He was an officer in the United States Army, instructor at West Point, author of military training books, and a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/4/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Daniel Johnston - Winchester VA

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He led a division in the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Shenandoah Valley Campaign and served on detached duty attempting to catch deserters in the fall of 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Letcher - Lexington VA

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He was an American lawyer, journalist, and politician. He served as a Representative in the United States Congress, was the 34th Governor of Virginia during the American Civil War, and later served in the Virginia General Assembly.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: 8/29/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Nelson Pendleton - Lexington VA

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He was promoted to Colonel and chief of artillery on the staff of General Joseph E. Johnston, who called him "that model of a Christian soldier."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonElisha Franklin “Bull” Paxton -Lexington VA

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At Chancellorsville, on May 2, 1863, when Jackson's Corps routed the Union XI Corps in a surprise attack, his brigade again acted as support. The next morning he was killed instantly by a minie ball.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonEdwin Gray Lee - Lexington VA

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He entered Confederate service in April 1861 as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 33rd Virginia Infantry. Soon elected 1st Lieutenant, he served as an aide-de-camp to Brigadier General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAlbert Weston Grant - Norfolk VA

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Vice Admiral U.S. Navy-Commander Battleship Force 1, Atlantic Fleet, World War I. He served during the Spanish-American War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonArchibald Campbell Godwin - Winchester VA

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. After being prsioner exchanged, he was promoted Brigadier General in August 1864 and was killed in action at the Third Battle of Winchester, Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/3/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonC.C. Slaughter - Greenwood Cemetery - Dallas, TX

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Christopher Columbus Slaughter, the "Cattle King of Texas", lies interred with his family in historic Greenwood Cemetery, Dallas, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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