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 George Douglas Ramsay

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George Douglas Ramsay Famous memorial

Birth
Dumfries, Prince William County, Virginia, USA
Death
23 May 1882 (aged 80)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot
Van Ness, Lot 270 East
Memorial ID
5886876 View Source

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Dumfries, Virginia, he graduated from the US Military Academy in 1820, was commissioned an officer of artillery, served in the Mexican War and was brevetted a Major for gallantry there. At the start of the Civil War, he was a member of the ordnance board when made Lieutenant Colonel in August, 1861 and was in charge of Washington arsenal until 1863. In September 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General chief of ordnance, US Army Washington D.C. and served until he retired from active duty in September, 1864. For long and faithful services, he was brevetted Major General US Army on March 13, 1865.

Civil War Union Brigadier General. Born in Dumfries, Virginia, he graduated from the US Military Academy in 1820, was commissioned an officer of artillery, served in the Mexican War and was brevetted a Major for gallantry there. At the start of the Civil War, he was a member of the ordnance board when made Lieutenant Colonel in August, 1861 and was in charge of Washington arsenal until 1863. In September 1863, he was promoted Brigadier General chief of ordnance, US Army Washington D.C. and served until he retired from active duty in September, 1864. For long and faithful services, he was brevetted Major General US Army on March 13, 1865.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 24 Oct 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 5886876
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5886876/george-douglas-ramsay: accessed ), memorial page for George Douglas Ramsay (21 Feb 1802–23 May 1882), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5886876, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.