George Washington Wylie

George Washington Wylie

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 13 Mar 1931 (aged 73)
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section I, site 54
Memorial ID 3667672 · View Source
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George is the son of Cortez and Eveline Throne Wylie.

George was a 1st Sergeant in the US Army. Fought in the Battle of the Little Bighorn, June 25, 1876. He was listed as a Corporal in Company D, 7th U.S. Cavalry Regiment. He took part in the hilltop fight and survived the battle.

He died at the family home at 7047 Indiana, Kansas City, Missouri of chronic myocarditis which is inflammation of heart muscle (myocardium). It resembles a heart attack but coronary arteries are not blocked. Myocarditis is most often due to infection by common viruses.

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Ohio; 1st Sergeant, U.S. Army

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  • Maintained by: Fred Smith
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 3667672
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Washington Wylie (28 Feb 1858–13 Mar 1931), Find a Grave Memorial no. 3667672, citing Fort Leavenworth National Cemetery, Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Fred Smith (contributor 47480529) .