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Marshall Independence Ludington
Birth: Jul. 4, 1839
Fayette County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1919
Onondaga County
New York, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He entered the Union Army during the Civil War and was commissioned a Captain and Assistant Quartermaster of Volunteers on November 1,1862. He was assigned Division Quartermaster of the 2nd Division, II Corps, Army of the Potomac, participated in the battles of Fredericksburg, Cancellorsville, and Gettysburg. He remained as Division Quartermaster until July 1, 1864 and took part in the Battle of the Wilderness and the early siege on Petersburg. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for “faithful and meritorious services in the Quartermaster Department during the war”. He was commissioned into the Regular Army as Quartermaster Major on January 18, 1867 and in August 1867, was Chief Quartermaster of the District of New Mexico. In 1875, he was Quartermaster of the Military in Nebraska, was promoted Colonel in 1894, as assistant Quartermaster General in Missouri and President William McKinley appointed him Quartermaster General on February 3, 1898. After the Spanish America War, General Ludington developed the Army Transport Service used during the Boxer Rebellion in 1900 and oversaw construction programs at military posts in the United States. On April 12, 1903, he was promoted to Major General and retired the next day, having served more than 40 years. He was the U.S. Army's 21st Quartermaster General. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Harriet Marion Foote Ludington (1847 - 1910)*
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Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3, Site 1850
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Feb 27, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10533916
Marshall Independence Ludington
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Marshall Independence Ludington
Added by: John Evans
Marshall Independence Ludington
Added by: John Evans
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General, thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 4, 2016

- David Wend
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