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Joseph Gales Ramsay
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
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Joseph Gales Ramsay of Pennsylvania
Appointed from the District of Columbia, Second Lieutenant, 2nd U. Artillery, 5 August 1861
First Lieutenant, 12 November 1861
Regimental Adjutant, 4 November 1863 to 17 November 1864
Captain, Assistant Adjutant General of Volunteers, 17 November 1864
Honorably mustered out of the Volunteer Service, 3 August 1865
Regimental Quartermaster, 23 June 1866 to 5 February 1867
Captain, 5 February 1867
Major, 3rd U. S. Artillery, 30 September 1891
Lieutenant Colonel, 7th U. S. Artillery, 8 March 1898
Breveted Captain, 13 March 1865 for gallant and meritorious services during the war.
Died 13 February 1899

Colonel Ramsay is buried in Arlington National Cemetery and before he died in 1899 he arranged to top his grave with a huge cannonball made of polished black marble.


RAMSAY, ANNIE M W/O JOS G
DATE OF DEATH: 05/27/1910
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION WDIV  SITE 110-S
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF GJ RAMSAY - LT COL 7 US ART

RAMSAY, GALES J 
LT COL 7TH U S ARTY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 03/01/1899
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT:   SITE 110-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

RAMSAY, GEORGE D
1/LT MED RES CORPS USA
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 11/27/1916
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT:   SITE 110-D
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

RAMSAY, WILLIAM G
MAJOR 1ST US VOL ENGR
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 09/28/1916
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION WD ES  SITE 110-B
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

RAMSAY, CAROLINE J W/O WILLIAM G
DATE OF BIRTH: 01/31/1872
DATE OF DEATH: 07/29/1958
DATE OF INTERMENT: 08/01/1958
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 110E ES
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF WG RAMSAY - MAJOR 1ST US VOL ENGRS USA


Posted: 29 May 2003  Updated: 3 October 2004  Updated: 29 July 2005