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 Wallace Fitz Randolph

Wallace Fitz Randolph

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Dec 1910 (aged 69)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1, Lot 132, Grid N-33
Memorial ID 6603 · View Source
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United States Army General. He served in many battles of the Civil War and was brevetted Captain, June 1863, for "gallantry in the defense of Winchester, Virginia" brevetted Major May 3,1865 for "good conduct and meritorious service during the war".He was commissioned Brigadier General, United States Volunteers, May 1898 for the Spanish-American War and was mustered out of the volunteer service in November 1898. His gravesite is unique in that over it stands an artillery piece as a memorial, the only such piece in the entire cemetery. According to published reports, shortly before his death he said that he had spent his entire life behind an artillery piece and wouldn't mind spending eternity under one.


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  • Added: 12 Oct 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6603
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wallace Fitz Randolph (11 Jun 1841–9 Dec 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6603, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .