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James Mitchell
First Lieutenant, United States Army
James Mitchell of Ireland
Appointed Private, Corporal and Sergeant, Troop L, and Quartermaster Sergeant, 7th United States Cavalry, 6 December 1867 to 6 December 1872
Appointed Private and then Sergeant, United States Army Signal Corps, 19 December 1872 to I7 August 1885
Appointed Second Lieutenant, Army Signal Corps, 15 August 1885
Second Lieutenant, 15th United States Infantry, 4 February 1891
First Lieutenant, 9th United States Infantry, 18 June 1892
Transferred to the 14th United States Infantry, 12 August 1892
Died 6 February 1899 of wounds received in action on 5 February 1899 at Pasay, Philippine Islands.

He was buried with full military honors in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Adelia H. Mitchell, never remarried and died on 23 March 1942, having outlived him by 44 years.


MITCHELL, JAMES
LT CO F REGT 14TH
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 02/06/1899
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT:   SITE 445
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

MITCHELL, ADELIA H W/O JAMES
DATE OF DEATH: 03/23/1943
DATE OF INTERMENT: 03/25/1943
BURIED AT: SECTION WEST  SITE 440
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF JAMES MITCHELL - 1ST LT CO F 14TH US INF


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

Posted: 9 July 2002  Updated: 4 May 2003 Updated: 10 August 2003  Updated: 7 September 2004 Updated: 29 July 2005 Updated: 7 January 2006
US Army Philippines Insurrection Medal
Philippines
Insurrection Medal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Purple Heart Medal