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Louis Henry Pelouze
Birth: May 30, 1831
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 1, 1878
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1853, was commissioned into the Artillery and fought in the Seminole Indian Wars in Florida. At the start of the Civil War, he was a Captain when appointed Acting Assistant Adjutant General on the staff of General John A. Dix. Promoted Major, on the staff with the II Corps of the Army of Virginia, he was severely wounded at the Battle of Cedar Mountain in August 1862. After recovering, he was promoted Lieutenant Colonel in the Adjutant General's Department at Washington DC, serving on special duty for the remainder of the war. For valuable services in the field and in the Adjutant General's Department, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Lewis Pelouze (1807 - 1876)
  Ann McDaniel Pelouze (1808 - 1876)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Letitia Doolittle Pelouze (1836 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Louis Henri Pelouze (____ - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Site 1207
 
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Record added: Nov 21, 2001
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Thank you, General for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: May. 30, 2016

- CJK
 Added: May. 30, 2016
Remembering you. God Bless.
- R. Owens
 Added: May. 30, 2016
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