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Samuel Tobey Cushing
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Samuel Tobey Cushing of Rhode Island
Appointed from Rhode Island, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1855 Appointed Brevet Second Lieutenant, 10th United States Infantry, 1 July 1860
Second Lieutenant, 2nd United States Infantry, 19 January 1861
First Lieutenant, 14 May 1861
Captain, 15 February 1862
Captain, Signal Corps, 9 February 1863
Major, Signal Corps, 28 August 1888
Lieutenant Colonel, Commissary General's Department, 11 November 1895
Colonel, Commissary General's Department, 26 January 1897
Brigadier General, Commissary General of the Army, 28 January 1898
Breveted Major, 13 March 1865 for faithful and meritorious service during the War 
Retired From Active Duty 21 April 1898
Died 21 July 1901 at age 62

Buried with full military honors in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Kate Dewey Cushing, died 28 November 1948, at age 99, and was buried with him.


CUSHING, KATE D WID OF CUSHING, SAMUEL T WHITE
DATE OF DEATH: 11/23/1948
DATE OF INTERMENT: 11/24/1948
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 296
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF STW CUSHING - BRIG GEN USA

CUSHING, SAMUEL T
BRIG GEN USA RTD
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown 
DATE OF DEATH: 07/21/1901
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE LOT 296
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

CUSHING, SARAH K D/O SAMUEL T
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/10/1872
DATE OF DEATH: 01/26/1959
DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/30/1959
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 295 EH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 DAUGHTER OF ST CUSHING - BRIG GEN USA



ST Cushing Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, July 2002


Posted: 7 July 2002  Updated: 4 March 2003 Updated: 3 August 2003 Updated: 4 September 2004  Updated: 25 September 2004
Updated: 26 September 2005
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ST Cushing Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003