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Col Thomas Taylor Knox
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Birth: Jul., 1849
Tennessee, USA
Death: May 16, 1927
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Retired Colonel - United States Army.

Thomas T Knox
Captain , U.S. Army
1st Cavalry (Spanish American War)
Date of Action: June 24, 1898
Citation:
The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Thomas T. Knox, Captain , U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action against Spanish forces at Las Guasimas , Cuba , June 24, 1898. Though severely wounded, Captain Knox refused to leave the firing line, but continued to lead his troop until exhausted from excessive loss of blood. His great fortitude and fearless conduct was an inspiring example to his men.
General Orders No. No. 34, W.D., 1924
Hometown : Nashville, Tennessee (extracted from Home of Heros Web Site) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Cornelia Manigault Grayson Knox (1850 - 1884)
  Mary Clare Hodges Knox (1862 - 1920)
 
 Children:
  Cornelia Grayson Knox Kean (1875 - 1954)*
  Dudley Wright Knox (1877 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section L, Site 72-A
 
Created by: Paula J
Record added: May 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14439963
Col Thomas Taylor Knox
Added by: Loretta Castaldi
 
Col Thomas Taylor Knox
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Added by: James Seidelman
 
 
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USMA Class of 1871
- SLGMSD
 Added: Jan. 15, 2015
Col. Thomas Taylor Knox was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1871. A summary career biography of him is given in entry #2396 in Cullum's Biographical Register of the Graduates of the Military Academy; it is online, as is hi...(Read more)
- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Jun. 7, 2014
 
 
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