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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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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Henry Thomas - Troy NY

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Civil War Union Major General. When all seemed lost at the battle of Chickamauga Creek and his commanding generaL retreated, he dug in with his men and led them to safety after nightfall. The feat earned him the nickname of “Rock of Chickamauga.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonFrancis Bellamy - Rome NY

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An American Christian socialist minister and author,[1] best known for writing the original version of the US Pledge of Allegiance in 1892.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Cash Penney, Jr. - Bronx NY

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Businessman. He was the founder of the J C Penney Company. He was raised to be a devout Christian, a man whose foundation was the Golden Rule, to be self-reliant, self-disciplined, and with a strong concept of personal honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Paterson - Menands NY

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Signer of the Constitution of the United States, Governor of New Jersey, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonCarlisle D. Graham - Niagara Falls NY

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First person to go through the Whirlpool Rapids (below the falls) in a barrel and live, in July 1886.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonBenjamin John Mooers - Plattsburgh NY

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Major General War of 1812. He commanded the State militia at the battle of Plattsburgh on September 11, 1814 commanding a total of six brigades extending from Franklin to Albany counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonAnnie Edson Taylor - Niagara Falls, NY

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American Folk Figure. A teacher in Bay City, Michigan, was the first woman to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel, accomplishing this feat on her birthday in 1901.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam B. (Bat) Masterson - Bronx NY

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American Western Frontier Figure, Journalist.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonTombeau de Jules Vernes - Amiens, France

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[FR] Jules Verne est un écrivain français dont l'œuvre est constituée de romans d'aventures. [EN] Jules Gabriel Verne was a French novelist, poet, and playwright.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 7/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonDebs Garms - Squaw Creek Cemetery - Rainbow, TX

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Debs Garms played twelve seasons in Major League Baseball as an outfielder and third baseman for the St. Louis Browns, Boston Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, and St. Louis Cardinals.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonTad Mosel - Amherst, MA

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The grave of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Tad Mosel is located in Wildwood Cemetery at 70 Strong Street in Amherst, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn William MacKay - Brooklyn NY

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Businessman. A mining magnate and transatlantic cable-layer, he developed the Big Bonanza Silver Mine in Nevada in the 1860s, and the famous Comstock Lode beginning in 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonÉtienne Nicolas Marie Béchet, Sieur de Rochefontaine AKA Stephen Rochefontaine - New York, NY

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American name Stephen Rockefontaine. Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer. Born Etienne Bechet, Sieur de Rochefontaine in Rheims, France, he served during the Revolutionary War as a Captain in the Continental Army's Corps of Engineers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Selden Garnett

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He was a career military officer, serving in the United States Army until the American Civil War, when he became a Confederate States Army brigadier general. He was the first general officer killed in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Francis Meagher - Brooklyn NY

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Civil War Union Brigadier General. During the Civil War, he organized the famous "Irish Brigade" from Irish immigrants in New York. The Irish Brigade took part in all of the major engagements in Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New York

date approved: 7/18/2020

last visited: never

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