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Grave of a Famous PersonStephen Decatur Jr. - Philadelphia PA

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American Naval Officer. After peace with Great Britain, he commanded the US Mediterranean Squadron in the Second Barbary War. In a pioneering display of Gunboat Diplomacy, he put an end to the practice of paying tribute to pirate states.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWillard Warner - Newark OH

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He was a brevet brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was a U.S. senator from the state of Alabama after the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Blair Steedman - Toledo OH

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Civil War Union Major General. He fought at the Battle of Chickamauga. Promoted Major General, he took part in the Atlanta Campaign, Battle of Nashville. In May 1883 he was appointed the Chief of Police in Toledo, a post he held until his death.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Sherman - Mansfield OH

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US Senator, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He served forty years in public service. He is responsible for the passage of the Sherman Anti-Trust Act which attempted to curb the growth of monopolies in 1911.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMarsena Rudolph Patrick - Dayton OH

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Marsena Patrick was appointed to serve at several unwanted, thankless, and difficult tasks as Provost Marshal throughout the war. He officiated executions, rounded up and corralled soldiers that ran from battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Birdseye McPherson - Clyde OH

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Civil War Union Army Major General. The general and his aides rode into a gap in the Union lines, where they encountered the Fifth Confederate Infantry and he was killed; he was the second highest ranking Union causality of the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Sidney Robinson - Kenton OH

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Civil War Union Brigadier General, US Congressman. He fought at the Battles of Second Manassas (Bull Run 2), Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg, being severely wounded in the chest at Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Adolphus Dahlgren - Philadelphia PA

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Civil War Union Rear-Admiral. Became famous as a Naval Ordinance officer before the onset of the Civil War. Invented a 11-inch smoothbore cannon, the "Dahlgren Gun", that was used extensively in the conflict.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Wallace Fuller - Toledo OH

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. In January 1864, he was promoted Brigadier General, commanding the 4th Division XVI Corps in the Atlanta Campaign and through the March to the Sea, Carolinas Campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/25/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoshua Hall Bates - Cincinnati OH

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. He accepted a commission as a Union Brigadier General when the Civil War began, becoming the second officer to accept a commission at the rank of General in Ohio since the onset of the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 7/25/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Washington Goethals - West Point NY

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United States Army Major General. He is most remembered as being the Chief Engineer in the construction of the Panama Canal, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, and Governor of the Canal Zone.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Taliaferro Thompson - West Point NY

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U.S. Army Brigadier General, Inventor of the Thompson Submachine Gun. Thompson became a small arms specialist and was instrumental in developing the .45 caliber rimless cartridge for use with automatic weapons and eventually for use with the Colt Model 1911 .45 Automatic handgun.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonSylvanus Thayer - West Point NY

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United States Army Brevet Brigadier General. he was a career military officer known as the "Father of West Point". In 1807, he entered the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMerch Bradt Stewart - West Point NY

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Major General U.S. Army. Often called M. B. Stewart was a writer, educator, and career United States Army officer who became superintendent of the United States Military Academy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWinfield Mason Scott - West Point NY

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United States Army General. The foremost American military figure of the first half of the 19th Century, his career spanned from 1808 to the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Howard Ruger - West Point NY

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Civil War Union Major General. He would rise to the rank of Major General and serve as Superintendent of West Point from 1871 to 1876. From 1876 to 1878 he served as commander of the Department of the South.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Leon Hogan, III - West Point NY

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Major General Henry Leon Hogan III was director of information, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force. He was president of his class of 1943 at the U.S. Military Academy. During WW II, he served as a B-17 aircraft pilot.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGarrison Holt Davidson - West Point NY

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US Army General. He served as the head coach of US Military Academy at West Point, New York from 1933 through 1937 and was the Superintendent of the Academy from 1956 to 1960.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonArthur Sylvester “Art” Collins, Jr. - West Point NY

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Lt. General U.S. Army. In 1965, he took command of the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Lewis in Washington State. He trained the division and then took it to Vietnam in 1966.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Lee Bullard - West Point NY

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United States Army General. During World War I, he was given command of the 1st Infantry Division, known as the "Big Red One". He led the division in the capture of Cantigny, which was the first independent American action of the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Anderson - West Point NY

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. He was a long-time career United States Army officer who is best remembered in history as being in command of Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina when Confederates bombarded it on April 12, 1861, starting the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFrank Winfield Woolworth - Bronx NY

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Businessman. He is best known for founding the F.W. Woolworth Company that operated a chain of discount stores across the United States that specialized in marketing merchandise at the cost of five and ten cents.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonStephen Van Rensselaer - Menands NY

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US Congressman, Lieutenant Governor of New York, New York State Senator, Educator. He was the fifth and last Dutch Patroon in direct descent from the first Patroon Kiliaen Van Rensselaer.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Lorimer Worden - Pawling NY

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Civil War Union Naval Officer. He commanded the ironclad "USS Monitor" in its historical battle against the "CSS Virginia" (also known as the Merrimack) at Hampton Roads, Virgina on March 8, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFlorence "Tree Tops" Klingensmith - Oak Mound, MN

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The grave of Florence Klingensmith, who held multiple World Records, can be found at the Oak Mound Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O

location: Minnesota

date approved: 7/21/2020

last visited: never

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