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Alexander Robert Lawton

  • Birth 5 Nov 1818 Beaufort County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 2 Jul 1896 Clifton Springs, Ontario County, New York, USA
  • Burial Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
  • Plot Section H
  • Memorial ID 10048

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He led a colorful career, graduating from West Point and Harvard Law School; serving in the Georgia legislature and on railroad boards. He performed distinguished duty in the Confederate quartermaster general's department. After the war he resumed politics, and was appointed US minister to Austria in 1887.

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  • Added: 21 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10048
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Robert Lawton (5 Nov 1818–2 Jul 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10048, citing Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .