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 Thomas Wilson

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Thomas Wilson

Birth
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Death 30 May 1901 (aged 68)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2, Site 1008
Memorial ID 49365881 View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. An 1853 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, he was serving as a 1st Lieutenant in the 5th United States Regular Infantry at the start of the Civil War. He was commissioned as a Lieutenant Colonel of Volunteers, and was assigned as the Chief Commissary of Subsistence for the Army of the Potomac. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers and Brigadier General, US Regular Army on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious services during the war". He retired from the Army with the rank of Colonel in 1896.

Bio by: John C. Anderson



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  • Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 6 Mar 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 49365881
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/49365881/thomas-wilson : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Wilson (10 Jun 1832–30 May 1901), Find a Grave Memorial ID 49365881, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .