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George Douglas Ramsay
Birth: Feb. 21, 1802
Death: May 23, 1882

Civil War Union Brevetted Major General. Born in Dumfries, Virginia, he graduated from the US Military Academy in 1820, was commissioned an officer of artillery, served in the Mexican War and was brevetted a Major for gallantry there. At the start of the Civil War, he was a member of the ordnance board when made Lieutenant Colonel in August, 1861 and was in charge of Washington arsenal until 1863. In September 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General chief of ordnance, US Army Washington D.C. and served until he retired from active duty in September, 1864. For long and faithful services, he was brevetted Major General US Army on March 13, 1865. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Ramsay (1772 - 1828)
  Catherine Graham Ramsay (1776 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza Gales Ramsay (1815 - 1891)*
 
 Children:
  Francis Munroe Ramsay (1835 - 1914)*
  Julianna Gales Ramsay (1840 - 1883)*
  Joseph Gales Ramsay (1843 - 1899)*
  Katherine Graham Ramsay Hill (1849 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Douglas Ramsay (1802 - 1882)
  William Wilson Ramsay (1805 - 1866)*
  Jane Graham Ramsay Turnbull (1806 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Van Ness, Lot 270 East
 
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Record added: Oct 24, 2001
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