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George David Ruggles
Birth: Sep. 11, 1833
Newburgh
Orange County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 1904

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He graduated from West Point in 1855 and was assigned to the Infantry. While on service in the Frontier, he was promoted 1st Lieutenant, Assistant Adjutant General, on August 3, 1861. During the Civil War, he served as General Pope's Chief of Staff and Adjutant General. He was also promoted Colonel, Assistant Adjutant General of the Army of the Potomac in Maryland. He served on special duty in the War Department until March 19, 1863 and in the Provost Marshall's Department until August 16, 1864. In February 1865, he was named Adjutant General of the Army of the Potomac and for his war services was brevetted Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers on April 9, 1865. After the war remained in the Regular Army, was appointed Adjutant General in 1893 and retired from active service in 1897, at the rank of Brigadier General. From 1898 to 1903, he was the Governor of the Soilders’ Home, Washington D.C. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Alma Hammond L'Hommedieu Ruggles (1843 - 1921)*
 
 Children:
  Colden L'Hommedieu Ruggles (1869 - 1933)*
  Alma L'Hommedieu Ruggles (1874 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 1, Lot 1867
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Aug 20, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11572117
George David Ruggles
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- Ryan Curtis
 Added: Sep. 11, 2014
Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
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