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 Louis Henry Pelouze

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Louis Henry Pelouze Famous memorial

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
1 Jun 1878 (aged 47)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot
Section 2, Site 1202
Memorial ID
5988426 View Source

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1853, was commissioned into the Artillery and fought in the Seminole Indian Wars in Florida. At the start of the Civil War, he was a Captain when appointed Acting Assistant Adjutant General on the staff of General John A. Dix. Promoted Major, on the staff with the II Corps of the Army of Virginia, he was severely wounded at the Battle of Cedar Mountain in August 1862. After recovering, he was promoted Lieutenant Colonel in the Adjutant General's Department at Washington DC, serving on special duty for the remainder of the war. For valuable services in the field and in the Adjutant General's Department, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865.

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1853, was commissioned into the Artillery and fought in the Seminole Indian Wars in Florida. At the start of the Civil War, he was a Captain when appointed Acting Assistant Adjutant General on the staff of General John A. Dix. Promoted Major, on the staff with the II Corps of the Army of Virginia, he was severely wounded at the Battle of Cedar Mountain in August 1862. After recovering, he was promoted Lieutenant Colonel in the Adjutant General's Department at Washington DC, serving on special duty for the remainder of the war. For valuable services in the field and in the Adjutant General's Department, he was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers on March 13, 1865.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 21 Nov 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 5988426
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5988426/louis-henry-pelouze: accessed ), memorial page for Louis Henry Pelouze (30 May 1831–1 Jun 1878), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5988426, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .