Gabriel Rene Paul

Gabriel Rene Paul

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Death 5 May 1886 (aged 73)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1, Site 16
Memorial ID 5842021 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. West Point Class of 1834. Most notable for his service at Gettysburg on July 1, l863. Commanding a brigade of Robinson's Division of the I Corps as a Brigadier General, he warded off the Confederate attacks of A.P. Hill. During the action a bullet passed through his right temple and out his left eye, permanently blinding him. His senses of smell and hearing were also greatly impaired. He never fully recovered and was discharged from the service as a Brigadier General in the Regular Army.

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  • Added: 13 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5842021
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gabriel Rene Paul (22 Mar 1813–5 May 1886), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5842021, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .