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 Stewart Leonard Van Vliet

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Stewart Leonard Van Vliet

Birth
Ferrisburg, Addison County, Vermont, USA
Death 28 Mar 1901 (aged 85)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 2, Site 1009
Memorial ID 5885529 View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. A career US Army officer, he graduated from West Point ninth in the class of 1840. He saw service in the Seminole War, the Mexican War and participated in the Sioux Indian frontier Battle of Blue Water. At the start of the Civil War, he was a Colonel Chief Quartermaster of the Army of the Potomac. Stationed in New York City, he was promoted Brigadier General coordinating supplies and transportation for troops in the field for the entire war. For distinguished service, he was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers in March 1865. After the war, he remained in the Regular Army and retired as Assistant Quartermaster General of the US Army in 1881.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 24 Oct 2001
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5885529/stewart-leonard-van_vliet : accessed ), memorial page for Stewart Leonard Van Vliet (21 Jul 1815–28 Mar 1901), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5885529, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .