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

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He entered the 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, 2nd 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. In recognition of his services he was brevetted Brigadier General of Volunteers on March 13, 1865. He was transferred to 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 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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Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 1850
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Feb 27, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10533916
Marshall Independence Ludington
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Marshall Independence Ludington
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Marshall Independence Ludington
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- R I P
 Added: Jul. 4, 2014
Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: May. 23, 2014

- Doug Lind
 Added: Nov. 6, 2013
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