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Gen Augustus James Pleasonton
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1808
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1894
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Brigadier General, Pennsylvania Militia. Commander of the Philadelphia Home Guard during the Civil War. Older brother of Major General Alfred Pleasonton.

1826 Graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York.

1894-07-29; Paper: Philadelphia Inquirer
General Pleasanton Quietly Buried in Congressional Cemetery
The funeral services of General Augustus J. Pleasanton were held at his country home at Overbrook yesterday morning, conducted by Rev. J. R. Miller, D. D., associate pastor of the Holland Memorial Presbyterian Church, Broad and Federal streets. The services were attend only by members of the family, John Cadwalader, Mr. Pleasanton's executor, and James C. Carry, his business associate.
Interment was made in the Congressional Cemetery at Washington, where an additional service was held. Mrs. Pleasanton was too ill to accompany the funeral party to Washington." 
Family links: 
  Stephen Pleasonton (1776 - 1855)
  Mary Pleasonton (1783 - 1851)
  Elizabeth Hoge Pleasonton (1811 - 1894)*
  Augustus James Pleasonton (1808 - 1894)
  Alfred Pleasonton (1824 - 1897)*
*Calculated relationship
Congressional Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Range 42, Site 244
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Apr 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50558653
Gen Augustus James Pleasonton
Added by: William Bjornstad
Gen Augustus James Pleasonton
Added by: Historic Congressional Cemetery Archivist
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 Added: May. 18, 2014

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