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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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Grave of a Famous PersonAlger “Texas” Alexander - Longstreet Cemetery - Walker County, TX

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The grave of Algernon Alexander, one of the most important Texas Blues singers from the 1920s to the mid 1950s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: 8/1/2020

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Henderson Core - Norfolk VA

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Served with John Singleton Mosby as one of his Rangers and with the Commissary General's Office during the Civil War. After the war, he returned to Norfolk where he became a very successful farmer and businesman.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas "Tom" Green - Austin TX

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. In 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General in command of the Texas Confederate forces, participated in Battle of Galveston and at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Texas

date approved: 8/1/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGates Phillips Thruston Sr. - Nashville TN

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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. "meritorious services generally during the war, and particularly for gallant and meritorious conduct at the battles of Stone's River, Tenn., and Chickamauga, Ga.".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/1/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonIrwin Allan Rose - Shutesbury, MA.

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The grave of Nobel Prize winning biochemist Irwin Allan Rose is located in the Jewish Community Association of Amherst Cemetery located at 742 Main Street, Shutesbury, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/1/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohnson Kelly Duncan - Franklin TN

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He briefly commanded a division, and then became General Braxton Bragg's staff chief in Tennessee but died of typhoid fever in Knoxville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/31/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonChief Big Foot - Wounded Knee SD

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Native American Chief- At Wounded Knee Creek when a gun accidentally went off, the soldiers opened fire, and within a few minutes, some 370 Lakota lay dead. Big Foot himself was among the first to die.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/31/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoel Roberts Poinsett - Stateburg SC

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US Congressman, Presidential Cabinet Secretary, US Diplomat. He introduced to the United States the poinsettia flower plant, which was named in his honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Carolina

date approved: 7/31/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonClement Hoffman Stevens - Pendleton SC

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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He commanded a brigade in the Army of Tennessee, and was mortally wounded in action at the July 20, 1864 Battle of Peachtree Creek, Georgia, just north of Atlanta.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Carolina

date approved: 7/30/2020

last visited: never

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