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Richard Caswell Gatlin
Birth: Jan. 18, 1809
Lenoir County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1896
Mount Nebo
Yell County
Arkansas, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Prior to the Civil War, he graduated from US Military Academy in 1832, served as an infantry officer in the war with Mexico and on frontier duty in Indian Territory. In 1861, he resigned his commission and was appointed Colonel in the Army of the Confederate States. Promoted Brigadier General in August 1861, he was assigned command of the Department of North Carolina and the coast defenses of the State. After New Bern fell to the Federals in March 1862, he was relieved from duty due to a severe illness. He continued to serve as Adjutant Inspector General of the State North Carolina until resigning in September 1862, due to illness and age. After the war he engaged in farming in Sebastian County, Arkansas. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Mary Ann Gibson Gatlin (1836 - 1916)*
  Alfred Sanford Gatlin (1851 - 1852)*
  Mary Gatlin Cobb (1875 - 1973)*
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Fort Smith National Cemetery
Fort Smith
Sebastian County
Arkansas, USA
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