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CDR William Mitchell

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CDR William Mitchell

  • Birth 1824
  • Death 16 Jul 1871 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Plot Corcoran, Lot 247. Unmarked burial.
  • Memorial ID 95640528

Age 47 years, 2 months, 1 day. Buried July 19, 1871.

The Critic-Record July 19, 1871
The City
The funeral of Commander Mitchell took place at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon, from his late residence, on R Street, between Thirteenth and Fourteenth Streets Northwest. Impressive and solemn funeral services were held at the house, after which the cortege, headed by a company of Marines and their band, slowly wended its way to Oak Hill, where the deceased officer was buried with naval honors.

The Critic-Record July 17, 1871
Jottings About Town
Commander William Mitchell, one of the oldest officers in the Navy, died at his residence on R Street yesterday of paralysis.


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  • Created by: SLGMSD
  • Added: 20 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 95640528
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CDR William Mitchell (1824–16 Jul 1871), Find A Grave Memorial no. 95640528, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by SLGMSD (contributor 46825959) .