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 Almira <I>Russell</I> Hancock

Almira Russell Hancock

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 20 Apr 1893 (aged 60–61)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Plot Block 67, Lot 111-120
Memorial ID 9313 · View Source
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Civil War Figure. The wife of General Winfield Scott Hancock, she played prominently in the oft-told story of the friendship between her husband and Confederate General Lewis Armistead. Their story became popular and better known after the publishing of Micheal Shaara's Gettysburg historical novel "The Killer Angels" in the 1970s.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 19 May 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9313
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Almira Russell Hancock (1832–20 Apr 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9313, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .