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George Armistead
Birth: Apr. 10, 1780
Caroline County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1818
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

United States Army Officer. Served as Major and commander of Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland. He was in command of the Fort during the War of 1812 when the British unsuccessfully attempted to force its capitulation by an naval artillery bombardment. The attack was witnessed by Francis Scott Key, who immortalized it in the words of "The Star Spangled Banner". Major Armistead was the uncle of Civil War Confederate General Lewis Armistead, who is buried next to him. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Louisa Hughes Armistead (1787 - 1861)*
 
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Burial:
Old Saint Pauls Cemetery
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Plot: Buried next to his nephew Confederate General Lewis Armistead who was killed at the Battle of Gettysburg
 
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Record added: Nov 29, 1998
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