|Birth: ||May 11, 1832|
|Death: ||Sep. 13, 1926|
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Col, Crandall's Ark Cav, CSA;
also Cpt, Co. I, 8th Louisiana Inf, CSA;
born 1832 in South Berlin, NY;
Died 12 Sep 1926 at age 94 of a cold in Washington, D.C.; buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA;
At the time of his death was the oldest employee of the United States government; reported to have served as an aide to General Stonewall Jackson; took part in the Battle of Manassas; was with Jackson during the Valley Campaign where he was wounded in the wrist at Cross Keys;
Was promoted to Major and ordered to report to General Sterling Price at Little Rock, AR; took part in raids into Kansas and was later captured there and sent to Johnson's Island, OH as a Prisoner of War where he remained until the close of hostilities;
After the war lived in Louisiana for a time where he served as a delegate for that State to the commerical convention of 1868 in Memphis;
Served as a reporter for the "New York Daily Graphic" and after moving to Washington D.C. and founded his own newspaper called the "National View"; served as Secretary of the American Bimetallic League;
Moved to Arizona for a time and took part in politics but returned to Washington to serve as Deputy Collector of the IRS.
Harriet M. Giers Crandall (1852 - 1929)
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Confederate Section Site 145-A.
Maintained by: Ancestral Sleuth
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Dec 27, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10180011
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Martha Reid 19 UDC
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We are a band of brothers and native to the soil, Fighting for our Liberty, With treasure, blood and toil|
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