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David Dawson Mitchell
Captain, United States Army
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David Dawson Mitchell of Missouri
Appointed from Missouri, Second Lieutenant, 15th United States Infantry, 29 February 1876; First Lieutenant, 31 January 1882
Captain, 13 July 1896, 
Major, 1st Territorial Volunteers, 11 July 1898
Lieutenant Colonel of same, 8 September 1898
Mustered out of the volunteer service, 15 February 1899
Killed on 17 September 1900 in action at Mavitac, Philippine Islands

He is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery, together with his wife, Henrietta Scott Mitchell (20 July 1850-15 October 1929), who never remarried and who outlived him by 29 years.



DD Mitchell Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, July 2002

DD Mitchell Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2002



Posted: 7 July 2002  Updated: 9 October 2002 Updated: 3 April 2004  Updated: 31 July 2005
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