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Richard Dominicus Cutts
Birth: Sep. 21, 1817
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1883
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A nephew of Presidential First Lady Dolly Madison and an 1835 graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, DC, he rose to prominence as a member of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey. When the Civil War began he offered his services to the Union, and was commissioned as a Colonel and Aide-de-Camp, US Volunteers on November 29, 1861. Assigned to the staff of Major General Henry Wager Halleck, he served with him through the balance of the war as General Halleck served as Commander-in-Chief of the Union Army, then as Chief-of-Staff under Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant. Colonel Cutts was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "meritorious services during the war", and was honorably mustered out on June 1, 1865. (bio by: Kimberly McDaniel) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Richard Cutts (1771 - 1845)
  Anna Payne Cutts (1779 - 1832)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Jefferson Hackley Cutts (1824 - 1895)
 
 Children:
  Richard Malcolm Cutts (1846 - 1886)*
  Lucia Beverly Cutts (1851 - 1934)*
  Harry Randolph Cutts (1856 - 1856)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Madison Cutts (1805 - 1863)*
  Dolley P. Madison Cutts (1812 - 1839)*
  Mary Estelle Elizabeth Cutts (1814 - 1856)*
  Richard Dominicus Cutts (1817 - 1883)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Tombstone is broken, moss-covered and partially illegible. Transcription obtained from cemetery's online database.
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Chapel Valley, Lot 407
 
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Originally Created by: Loretta Castaldi
Record added: Mar 05, 2012
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Richard Dominicus Cutts
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Richard Dominicus Cutts
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