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Gen Michael Vincent Sheridan
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Birth: May 24, 1840
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1918
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Army Officer, noted for his service in the Civil War and the Indian Wars.

He entered military service as an Aide-de-Camp to Lieutenant General Phil Sheridan on 1 July 1862. He was promoted to Captain, 2nd US Missouri Volunteers, on 7 Sept 1863, and was moved to Aide-de-Camp, from 18 May 1864 to 1 August 1866. In numerous engagements during the Civil War, he was brevetted to Major and Lt. Colonel on 2 March 1867 for services at Fisher Hill. Appointed 2nd Lt, 5th US Cavalry on 23 Feb 1866, and promoted to Captain, 7th Cavalry, on 28 July 1866. Promoted to Major and later, to Lieutenant Colonel, while serving as Aide-de-Camp to Major General Sheridan from August 1870 to August 1888. He was appointed to Colonel, AAG, on 25 Jan 1897, and to Brigadier General on 27 May 1898. He retired on 16 April 1902.  
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Grave 905
 
Created by: Kit and Morgan Benson
Record added: Dec 30, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6056746
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Companion #02796 - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Feb. 22, 2013
In memory of General Sheridan.
- Laurel Robson
 Added: May. 30, 2011
May you rest in peace.
- Michael
 Added: Nov. 16, 2010
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