Leon G. James II – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army


NEWS RELEASE from the United States Department of Defense No. 1035-05 IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2005 Media Contact: Army Public Affairs – (703) 692-2000 Public/Industry Contact: (703)428-0711 DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Lieutenant Colonel Leon G. James II, 46, … Read more

John Vincent Hinkel – Colonel, United States Army


He wrote the book “Arlington: Monument to Heroes,” published by Pentice-Hall in 1965. The book jacket reads: “Colonel John V. Hinkel, USAR, Retired, is a Washington, D.C. public relations counselor and a veteran newspaperman, with an extensive military career and a reputation as a lecturer on Arlington National Cemetery as well as other historical subjects. … Read more

Daniel F. McCafferty – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

From a contemporary press report: Daniel F. McCafferty, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army (retired) of Arlington, Virginia, died on Wednesday, November 20, 2002. Colonel McCafferty was a decorated World War II Veteran of the North Africa and Italian Campaigns. Beloved husband of the late Amy C. McCafferty; father of Geraldine Newman, William McCafferty, Michael McCafferty, … Read more

Henry Harley “Hap”Arnold – General of the Air Force


An early United States Army aviator who directed the Army Air Forces throughout World War II. He was promoted to five-star rank of General of the Army by President Roosevelt in 1944, joining Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Omar Nelson Bradley at that rank. He retired to his home in Sonoma, California, in March 1946, … Read more

Jeanette Whitton Moffett – United States Navy Spouse

The wife of Rear Admiral William Adger Moffett. November 13, 1885-July 25, 1958. She is buried with her husband in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery. MOFFETT, JEANETTE W W/O WILLIAM A DATE OF BIRTH: 11/13/1887 DATE OF DEATH: 07/25/1958 BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1655-A ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan … Read more

Marinc Corps Group Burial – 5 May 1944



Herbert Emery Schonland – Rear Admiral, United States Navy


Born at Portland, Maine, September 7, 1900, he attended Severna Preparatory School, Severna Park, Maryland, and then graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1925. He was a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1925; U.S. Naval Torpedo School, 1919. He was commissioned an Ensign, 1925, and advanced through the grades to Rear … Read more

Leonard Townsend Gerow – General, United States Army


Leonard Townsend Gerow July 13, 1888 – October 12, 1972 was born in Petersburg, Virginia. The name Gerow derives from the French name “Giraud”. Gerow attended high school in Petersburg and then attended the Virginia Military Institute. He was three times elected class president. He graduated as recipient of the “Honor Appointment” which permits one … Read more

United States Army Aircrew – 16 March 1971


SMITH, RICHARD LEO SFC U.S.A. DATE OF BIRTH: 06/20/1937 DATE OF DEATH: 03/16/1971 BURIED AT: SECTION 34  SITE 4531 WHITLOCK, JAMES CIVILIAN DATE OF BIRTH: 09/12/1940 DATE OF DEATH: 03/16/1971 BURIED AT: SECTION 34  SITE 4531 Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen … Read more

Timothy S. Vogt – Colonel, United States Marine Corps

From a contemporary press report Of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida., on Monday, February 10, 1997, at the West Palm Beach Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, after a brief illness. Colonel Vogt was born November 26, 1924 in Quantico, Virginia, son of the late Major Brady Luther Vogt, USMC and Ann Maria Smith. Educated in Norfolk, Virginia, … Read more

The Scott Family

David H. Scott Dorthlee Marie Chartier Scott Douglas M. Scott Florence Alpha Scott George Hugh Scott Gustavus Hall Scott Hugh Lenox Scott Lewis Merrill Scott Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong Slim XR Elixfett Reduslim Medioxil 24 Hondrox Prima Kapseln … Read more

United States Army Air Forces Crew – 27 March 1944


NEWS RELEASES from the United States Department of Defense No. 411-06 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Missing WWII Airmen are Identified The Defense POW/Missing Personnel (DPMO) announced today that two members of a four-man Army Air Forces crew missing in action from World War II have been identified, and are being returned to their families for burial with … Read more

Paul Allyn Capron – Colonel, United States Marine Corps


TWO WIDOWS GET CITATIONS Posthumous Silver Star Awards Made for Bravery of Two Officers May 26, 1925 Two posthumous Silver Star Citations have been awarded to the late Captain Allyn Capron, First United States Artillery, according to an announcement made yesterday by his son, Major P. A. Capron, United States Marine Corps, of the Marine Barracks at … Read more

Thomas Edward Ramsey – Captain, United States Army


Courtesy of his classmates, Untied States Milirary Academy: Thomas Edward Ramsey No. 13326  •  18 July 1919 – 22 May 1957 Died in Washington, DC, aged 37 years Interment: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia Thomas Edward Ramsey, known to all as “Doo,” appeared at first as an unlikely cadet. As our Howitzer put it, straight … Read more

James T. Wortham – Colonel, United States Army

Colonel James T. Wortham, 76, died Jan. 17, 1997 at the Jewish Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky. Colonel Wortham served for more than 34 years. His military career began in 1942. He served with the 8th Air Force in England during World War II. He participated in other combat duty, which included service with the 2d Infantry … Read more

Steve Boskovich – Commander Sergeant Major, United States Army

From a contemporary press report Steve Boskovich, Commander Sergeant Major, United States Army (retired), 80, died Sunday, January 23, 2000, at St. Joseph Hospital, Augusta, Georgia. The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary on the Hill Catholic Church with the Rev. P. James Costigan officiating. Burial will be in Arlington National … Read more

Wendell Gray Switzer Jr. – Lieutenant (jg), United States Navy

Wendell G. SWITZER Jr, Ltjg, USN, Pilot Monday, September 5, 1955 / Tuesday, September 6, 1955 He was killed when his Navy plane crashed during a training mission in the James River off Fort Eustis Thursday, September 1, 1955. He will be interred with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, DC at 10:00 … Read more

President Obama & The Confederate Memorial At Arlington National Cemetery

President Barack Obama sought to dodge racial controversy on Memorial Day, sending wreaths to a monument for Confederate soldiers and other flowers to a memorial honoring more than 200,000 African-Americans who fought for the Union during the Civil War. Obama, the nation’s first black president, planned to continue tradition and have aides leave a wreath … Read more

Dorothy S. Washburn – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force

Dorothy S. Washburn, a retired United States Air Force procurement officer and civic leader, died Sunday, October 15, 1995 after a brief illness. She was 86 and lived in Center City. Began a 32-year government career during World War II as a clerk-typist at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. Three decades later she was an Air … Read more

Eugene J. Grow – Captain, United States Navy

CAPTAIN EUGENE J. GROW Former Head of the Naval Medical Supply Depot in Brooklyn WASHINGTON, September 7, 1935 – Funeral services for Captain Eugene J. Grow, U.S.N., who died at Lebanon, New Hampshire, on Thursday, will be held at the Arlington National Cemetery Monday afternoon, the Navy Department announced today.  He was 61 years old. … Read more

Carroll Hagedorn Potter – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

Born on October 28, 1838 in Rhode Island, he attended West Point but left in 1860 before graduting. He was appointed Captain, Assistant Adjutant General of Volunteers, October 21, 1861; Major, Assistant Adjutant General of Volunteers, February 25, 1865. He was Colonel of the 6th United States Infantry as of March 27, 1865 and was … Read more

Charles S. Hendricksen – Captain, United States Army

HOT SPRINGS, Arkansas, December 30, 1934 – Captain Charles S. Hendricksen, U.S.A., retired, who was a signal instructor at Kelly Field, Texas, during the World War, died here today.  Born in Norway forty-nine years ago, captain Hendricksen came to America at the age of 16.  He was transferred from the Minnesota National Guard to the … Read more

Jacob Miley Peyton – Captain, United States Army

Jacob M. Peyton – Residence, Clover, Illinois. Enlisted on 10 September 1861 as a Private. On 19 September 1861 he mustered into “C” Company, Illinois 9th Cavalry. He was discharged for disability on 6 Sepember 1863 Jacob M. Peyton. Residence, Clover, Ilinois. Enlisted on 16 February 1865 as a Captain. On 16 February 18655 he … Read more

John A. Griffin – Captain, United States Army

Fort Story celebrates life of 159th Transportation Company commander By Joanna Hawkins/Fort Story Public Affairs FORT STORY, Virginia (TRADOC News Service, November 27, 2006) — Hearts were filled with sadness as the Fort Story community gathered at the post chapel Thursday for a memorial ceremony honoring the life of Captain John A. Griffin, commander of … Read more

Robert M. Dinterman Jr. Gunners Mate, United States Navy

From a contemporary press report: Robert M. Dinterman Jr., 73, who supervised National Park Service construction projects before retiring in 1992, died November 10, 1999 at his home in Vienna after a heart attack. Mr. Dinterman had worked for the National Park Service for 29 years before retiring in 1992 as branch chief of construction. … Read more

Clifton Curtis Williams, Jr. – Major, United States Marine Corps American Astronaut


Born September 26, 1932 at Mobile, Alabama, he joined the United States Navy Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) while in college at the Alabama Ploytechnic in Auburn. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps on August 9, 1954. He served in various flight training stations and was named on October 18, 1963 … Read more

James Dorman Weaver – Colonel, United States Air Force Member of Congress


James D. Weaver, M.D., Physician, Air Force Colonel James D. Weaver, M.D., 83, who enjoyed a long, distinguished career in medicine and the military and held political office, died November 15, 2003, at his home in Falcon’s Landing in Sterling, Virginia. Graveside services with full military honors will be January 9, 2004, at 11 a.m. … Read more

Fairfax Davis Downey – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army


FAIRFAX DOWNEY, 96, MILITARY HISTORIAN June 6, 1990 – Fairfax Downey, a biographer and military historian, died last Thursday at New London (New Hampshire) Hospital.  He was 96 years old and had lived in West Springfield, New Hampshire, since the mid-1950s, when he moved there from Manhattan. Mr. Downey was a newspaper reporter in Kansas … Read more

Richard Crawford White – Corporal, United States Marine Corps, Member of Congress


From a contemporary press report Richard C. White, 74, a Texas Democrat who served in the House of Representatives from 1965 to 1983, becoming a subcommittee chairman on the Armed Services Committee, died of cardiac arrest February 18, 1998 in El Paso, Texas. Mr. White won election to the House in 1964 from El Paso … Read more

Loyalhanna company forges bond with Arlington cemetery

The remains of Audie Murphy, the actor and Medal of Honor recipient, lie beside Memorial Drive. Joe Louis, the heavyweight champion, is buried near Roosevelt Drive. The final resting place of astronaut Virgil “Gus” Grissom is between Grant and McKinley drives. Visitors to Arlington National Cemetery make their way on winding roads to the graves of America’s heroes — … Read more

Michael Scott Speicher – Captain, United States Navy


U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) 2 August 2009 Remains Identified as Navy Captain Michael Scott Speicher The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) has positively identified remains recovered in Iraq as those of Captain Michael Scott Speicher.  Captain Speicher was shot down flying a combat mission in … Read more

Omer O. Niergarth – Brigadier General, United States Air Force

OMER O. NIERGARTH Brigadier General, United States Air Force 1893-1964 Second Lieutenant (Aviation Section, Signal Corps) November 27, 1917 Second Lieutenant (Air Service) July 1, 1920 First Lieutenant July 1, 1920 Captain (Temporary) October 2, 1929 Captain June 16, 1936 Major October 1, 1938 Lieutenant Colonel (Temporary) March 11, 1940 Colonel (AUS) January 9, 1941 … Read more

Francis Gary Powers – Captain, United States Air Force Pilot, Central Intelligence Agency


Korean War veteran who worked for the Central Intelligence Agency in the 1960s. In 1960, he was shot down over the USSR while piloting a U-2 spy plane and was convicted of spying and confined to a Russian prison until exchanged for a captured Russian spy. He subsequently found employment as a helicopter pilot for … Read more

William Richardson Hall – Major, United States Army


William Richardson Hall of Missouri.  Born 2 January 1849. Appointed from Missouri, Assistant Surgeon, 26 June 1875. Major, Surgeon, 16 May 1894 Breveted Captain, 27 February 1890 for gallant service in action against Indians in attending to his professional duties under fire at the Clearwater, Idaho, 11 and 12 July 1877. Died 2 April 1901 … Read more

Kristopher Linwood Shepherd – Staff Sergeant, United States Army


NEWS RELEASE from the United States Department of Defense No. 153-05 DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Staff Sergeant Kristopher L. Shepherd, 26, of Lynchburg, Virginia, died February 11, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated during … Read more

Lewis C. Rockwell – Second Lieutenant, United States Army

WASHINGTON, September 28, 1912: Two more lives were sacrificed to aviation at the United States Army Aviation Field, College Park, Maryland, today when an army aeroplane fell thirty-five feet to the ground instantly killing Corporal Frank S. Scott and so seriously injuring Second Lieutenant Lewis C. Rockwell that he died a few hours later. Hundreds … Read more

Arthur Byron Cook – Vice Admiral, United States Navy

VICE ADMIRAL ARTHUR BYRON COOK, USN. Ret Biography By Helen Cook Laughlin Arthur Byron Cook was born in Evansville, Indiana, on December 11, 1881, son of Frederick W. and Eliizabeth (Himmelein), Cook. He was appointed Naval Cadet after attending St. Albans, Notro Domo and the University of Indiana, and entering the U. S. Naval Academy … Read more

Frank A. Keating – Major General, United States Army


Frank A. Keating February 4, 1895 Born, New York City May 18, 1915 Entered Military Service April 28, 1917 Commissioned as First Lieutenant 1917-1918 Served in Combat in France July 30, 1918 Promoted to Captain 1918 Assigned as instructor at the Infantry Weapons School in Chatillion-Sur-Seine, France December 30, 1919 Honorably discharged July 1, 1920 … Read more

William Henry Plunkett – Major (Brevet Lieutenant Colonel), United States Army

William Henry Plunkett, born in 1826 in Ireland and died in 1912. Letitia G. Plunkett, born in 1843 in British South Africa and died in 1928. Regimental History Seventeenth Infantry WISCONSIN (3-YEARS) Seventeenth Infantry – Colonels John L. Doran, Adam G. Malloy Lieutenant Colonels, Adam G. Malloy Thomas McMahon, Donald D. Scott; Majors., Thomas McMahon, … Read more

Leigh Hays Carter – Military Son

The son of William Harding Carter, he was born on 23 October 1884 and died 0n 27 August 1907. He is buried among other family members in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. Leigh Hays Carter was born on 23 October 1884. He was the son of Brigadier General William Giles Harding Carter and Ida Dawley. … Read more

The Babbitt Family

Edwin Burr Babbitt Emily Fenno Babbitt Frances (Fanny) McDougall Babbitt Lawrence Sprague Babbitt An Army Family Of Long Standing. Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong Slim XR Elixfett Reduslim Medioxil 24 Hondrox Prima Kapseln Diaetolin Cardione PHC Beauty C+ Kapseln … Read more

Bettie J. Morden – Colonel, United States Army


Colonel Bettie Morden (1921-2001) Colonel (Retired) Bettie J. Morden died of breast cancer on Friday, October 12, 2001 at her home in Arlington, Virginia. She was a pioneer Army woman, acclaimed historian/writer and tireless supporter of the Women’s Army Corps Museum (now the Army Women’s Museum). Colonel Morden has been described by Army senior leaders … Read more

Roland Haddaway del Mar – Major General, United States Army


Major General Roland Haddaway del Mar Born February 11, 1908 in Indiana Second Lieutenant 1932 Captain 1941 Lieutenant Colonel (AUS) 1944 Captain 1946 Major 1948 Colonel 1954 Brigadier General 1956 Major General 1962 Student, Cavalry School 1941-42 Student, Armed Forces Staff College 1953-54 Assistant Division Commander, 4th Armored Division 1956-58 Readiness Officer, Allied Forces, Southern … Read more

O’Wighton Delk Simpson – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force

From a contemporary press report: Age 88, of Old Port Cove, North Palm Beach, Florida, passed away on Sunday evening, October 3, 1999, after an extended illness. Lieutenant Colonel Simpson was born August 27, 1911 in Smithfield, Virginia; son of the late Frank B. Simpson and Emily Delk Simpson. He had been a residence of … Read more

William Christman – Private, United States Army


The first soldier ever buried in Arlington National Cemetery, he died in a Washington-area hospital while serving with Company G, 67th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry and was buried in Arlington on 13 May 1864, before the “official” order establishing the cemetery was actually signed by the Secretary of War (15 June 1864). He lies in Section … Read more

Graveside protest ban signed into law

2 June 2006 The U.S. House of Representatives last week passed H.R. 5037, as amended, the Respect for America’s Fallen Heroes Act. Congressman Steve Buyer (R-Indiana), Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, co-authored this legislation with Congressmen Mike Rogers (R-Michigan), Jeff Miller (R-Florida) and Silvestre Reyes (D-Texas). President Bush signed the bill into … Read more

Albert C. Burley – Captain, United States Navy

From a contemporary press report: Albert C. “Ace” Burley, 77, a submariner who served in the Navy for more  than 25 years before retiring in 1968 as a captain, died of cardiac arrest November 1, 1998  at Inova Fairfax Hospital, Virginia. He lived in Alexandria. After retiring from active Navy duty, Captain Burley spent a … Read more

Joseph Orville Brown – Captain, United States Air Force

Captain Joseph Orville Brown was from Norwalk, Connecticut and born on 29 September 1934. He was 31 and married when he was declared dead. His remains were recovered and eventually buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Captain Brown was a Nail Forward Air Controller assigned to Detachment 3 505th Tactical Air Support Group at Nahkon Phanom … Read more

Calvin DeWitt Brigadier – General, United States Army

Calvin Dewitt of Pennsylvania Appointed from Pennsyvlania, Captain, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry, 24 October 1861 Resigned 18 January 1863 Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Army, 14 May 1867 Major, Surgeon, U. S. Army, 21 July 1885 Lieutenant Colonel, Deputy Surgeon General, U. S. Army, 15 December 1898 Colonel, Assistant Surgeon General, U. S. Army, 7 May 1901 … Read more

James B. Swindal – Colonel, United States Air Force


Ex-Air Force One commander, 88, dies Cocoa Beach resident flew for JFK, LBJ James Swindal timeline: Here are a few key years in Retired Air Force Colonel James Swindal’s life. 1917: Born Aug. 18 in West Blocton, Alabama 1936: Marries his high school sweetheart, Emily. 1941: Encouraged to join military when Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. … Read more

United States Army Air Forces Crew – 1 July 1944


John J. Creighton Private First Class, U.S. Army Air Forces 32645702 71st Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group, Heavy Entered the Service from: New York Died: July 1, 1944 Missing in Action or Buried at Sea Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery Manila, Philippines James A. Henderson First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces 0-736209 … Read more

Arlington National Cemetery is expanding by 60 acres to make room to receive another generation of honored dead

Sunday February 17, 2002 Yet the nation’s most famous cemetery is subject to the march of history, and no one can say how many rows of white headstones will be needed by midcentury. Workers felt the grounds tremble September 11, 2001, when a hijacked airliner smashed into the Pentagon just beyond the cemetery fence. Sixty-five … Read more

Harry Lovejoy Rogers – Major General, United States Army


Courtesy of the U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum: Major General Harry L. Rogers 25th Quartermaster General July 1918-August 1922 Harry Lovejoy Rogers was born in Washington, DC on January 29, 1867. He was educated at the academy his father had founded in Michigan. After graduation he remained with the school, filling various positions on its staff … Read more

James Mifflin Loud – Lieuenant Colonel, United States Army

LIEUTENAN COLONEL J. M. LOUD, WAR VETERAN DIES Served In Philippines, Hawaii and Alaska As Well As Training Camps Of 1917-18 MAPLEWOOD, NEW JERSEY, September 26, 1935 – Lieutenant Colonel James Mifflin Loud, United States Army, retired, died today as his home here.  He had been in failing health for some time. Colonel Loud, who  … Read more

Robert Haynes McCutsheon – Major General, United States Air Force


Biography Courtesy of the United States Air Force MAJOR GENERAL ROBERT H. MCCUTCHEON Retired September 30, 1971. Died July 15, 1981. Major General Robert H. McCutcheon was the commander of the Ogden Air Materiel Area, Hill Air Force Base, Utah. General McCutcheon was born in Damascus, Virginia, in 1917. He graduated from Berea College, Berea, … Read more

Satterlee Clark Plummer – Captain, United States Army


S. C. Plummer, Captain, United States Army, the son of Joseph B. and Frances Plummer. His stone reads: “Graduated at West Point in 1865. Died November 11, 1881, aged 37 years. A gallant soldier, a loving son and brother, and a devoted and true friend.” NOTE: Plummer, Satterlee Clark, of Wisconsin. Appointed at-large as Cadet, United … Read more

Clayton M. Isaacson – Brigadier General, United States Air Force


Courtesy of the United States Air Force BRIGADIER GENERAL CLAYTON M. ISAACSON Retired August 1, 1970 – Died December 6, 1996 Brigadier General Clayton M. Isaacson was commander of the 23rd Air Division (Air Defense Command) with headquarters at Duluth International Airport, Minnesota. Additionally, he was deputy commander of the 23rd North American Air Defense/Continental … Read more

George Andrews – Brigadier General, United States Army

George Andrews. Rhode Island. Appointed from Arizona, Cadet, United States Military Academy. 1 July 1872 (35 ) ; Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant, 25th United States Infantry, 15 June 1876; First Lieutenant, 19 February 1883; Regimental Adjutant, 17 August 1886 to 17 August 1890; Captain, 16 September 1892; Major, Adjutant General Corps, 26 February 1898; … Read more

James F. Dickey – Chief Quartermaster Clerk, United States Marine Corps

BODIES SENT FROM NICARAGUA MANAGUA, Nicaragua – November 24, 1933 – The bodies of James F. Dickey, a Quartermaster Clerk of the United States Marine Corps, who was killed in the earthquake in March 1931, and of Lieutenant Lawrence C. Brinton, Lieutenant Laurin T. Covington and Finis H. Whitehear, Pharmacist Mage, U.S.N., killed on Action April 21, 1932, … Read more

Frank C. Valentine – Captain, United States Army

Captain Valentine was killed during World War I.  He was subsequently returned to the United States and was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery. VALENTINE, FRANK C CAPT CO K 23RD INF 2 DIV VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown DATE OF DEATH: 07/19/1918 DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 4138 … Read more

Charlotte Taylor Evans – Military Spouse

The wife of Robley Dungliston Evans and the daughter of Francis Taylor, a prominent Washington, D.C. businessman for more than seventy years. She was married to Evans in 1871. She died at home in Washington, D.C. on November 24, 1919 and was buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery with her husband and other family members. … Read more

Harry Clay Egbert – Brigadier General, United States Army


Born at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on January 3, 1839, he joined the 12th United States Infantry on September 23, 1861 (where he served with his brother-in-law, William A. Dove) and served with distinction in actions at Gaines Mills, Malvern Hill, Cedar Mountain, Gettysburg, etc. He was taken prisoner at Cedar Mountain and at Gettysburg, and was seriously wounded … Read more

The Upshur Family

Agnes Maxwell Upshur Custis Clark Upshur John Henry Upshur (Nottingham) Kate Williams Upshur Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong Slim XR Elixfett Reduslim Medioxil 24 Hondrox Prima Kapseln Diaetolin Cardione PHC Beauty C+ Kapseln Colon Broom HHC Blüten Liba Kapseln … Read more

Richard Davison Gillham – Captain, United States Navy

Captain, Richard Davison Gillham, United States Navy (Ret.), 70, formerly of Clarendon and Fairfax, died December 31, 2002 in San Diego from lukemia-lymphoma. “Dick” was a retired naval officer, law administrator and cattle rancher. Dick served 26 years in the U.S. Navy, retiring as a Captain. His Washington, D.C. area assignments included serving as the … Read more

Theodore Adolphus Adams, Jr. – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army


Dr. Theodore A. Adams, Jr., a business leader, champion of minority business development, and retired Army Engineer officer, died on July 16, 2003, of complications of cancer. Dr. Adams was former Chairman of the Board, CEO and majority shareholder of Unified Industries Incorporated (UII), a corporation he founded in 1970. Under his management, direction and … Read more

Fred Maxey, Jr. – Captain, United States Navy

From a contemporary press report Fred Maxey Jr., 57, a retired Navy Captain who became technical director of the submarine division of Tracor Applied Sciences in Rockville, died of cancer January 19, 1999  at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Captain Maxey, a resident of Walkersville, Maryland, was born in Manila. During World War II, he … Read more

Michael Blassie

LT. MICHAEL BLASSIE IS REMEMBERED AS A DEDICATED PILOT, GOOD FRIEND LIFE ON PLAYING FIELDS HERE ENDED IN DEATH IN VIETNAM One of the men who flew in battle with Michael Blassie in Vietnam recalls the young pilot from St. Louis as “a good stick and a good guy,” a volunteer who believed in his … Read more

Syria Elana Browne Dickinson – Military Spouse

The wife of Dwight Dickinson, they were married on May 12, 1882. She was born in 1859 and died in 1900. She is buried withher husband and other family members in Section 7 of Arlington National Cemetery. Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed … Read more

Elizabeth Roche – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force

Courtesy of Wellesley College: Elizabeth Roche Decorated World War II veteran and Wellesley Person of the Week, Elizabeth “Betty” Roche, was a native of Michigan’s upper peninsula’s “Copper Country”. Roche, whose family was heavily invested in the Wolverine Mining Company, entered Wellesley College in 1929. Betty Roche’s maternal grandmother was born in East Machias, Massachusetts … Read more

Eugene Blair “Butch” – Conrad Colonel, United States Army

From a contemporary press report  In 1939, pictures and stories about Eugene “Butch” Conrad were plastered across he front pages of local sports sections. A Charlotte, Borth Carolina,  native, he had made good as a star tackle for what is now North Carolina State University. A somber headline followed some years later during World War … Read more

The Beatty Family

Anne Meem Peachy Beatty Frank Edmund Beatty Frank Edmund Beatty, Jr. Patricia Horton Beatty F. J. Denis Beatty Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong Slim XR Elixfett Reduslim Medioxil 24 Hondrox Prima Kapseln Diaetolin Cardione PHC Beauty C+ Kapseln Colon … Read more

Arthur A. McCartan – Colonel, United States Air Force


From a contemporary press report: Retired Colonel Arthur A. McCartan, a former Air Force wing commander and director of the military branch’s worldwide weather operations, died Saturday (February 27, 1999) at his home in Florissant, Missouri, after a brief illness. He was 82. Born in Barnesville, Minnesota, on Aug. 23, 1916, he graduated from West … Read more

George McKnight Williamson – Colonel, United States Army

Courtesy of Michael T. Stein: Colonel GEORGE McKNIGHT WILLIAMSON Born in Pennsylvania July 6, 1863 Died September 11, 1924 Cadet, U.S. Military Academy 1883-87 Graduated 1887 as No. 3208 Additional Second Lieutenant, 1887 Second Lieutenant, 1887 First Lieutenant, 1895 Captain (USV), 1898 Captain (Assistant Quartermaster), 1899 Major, 1904 Lieutenant Colonel, 1911 Colonel, 1917 Served with 6th … Read more

Isaac Neill – Confederate States of America Army


NEILL, ISAAC D 16TH MISS INF DATE OF DEATH: 04/19/1865 BURIED AT: SECTION CONF  SITE 68 Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong Slim XR Elixfett Reduslim Medioxil 24 Hondrox Prima Kapseln Diaetolin Cardione PHC Beauty C+ Kapseln Colon Broom HHC … Read more

Jack Dewey Johnson – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force

Born on November 11, 1920 he died while on active duty on July 30, 1969 and was the 150,000th person buried at Arlington National Cemetery. He is buried in Section 13. Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong Slim XR Elixfett … Read more

Patrick Minor Martin – Radioman, United States Coast Guard Member of Congress

Courtesy of the U.S. House of Representatives: Representative from California; born in Norfolk, Madison County, Nebraska, November 25, 1924; attended the public schools; graduated from Riverside (Calif.) Junior College in 1947, the University of California at Berkeley in 1949, and the Hastings College of Law at San Francisco in 1953; passed the bar and began … Read more

Anthony Yogan – Major, United States Air Force

Name: Anthony Yogan Major, United States Air Force July 10th, 1914 – January 5th, 2006 Obituary: On January 5, 2006, Anthony Yogan passed on. Anthony is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Hazel Yogan and his dear grandson, Scott Peck. Anthony was preceded in death by his daughter, Michaele Peck. Anthony enjoyed a … Read more

Albert C. Winters, Jr. – Colonel, United States Air Force

Courtesy of the United States Naval Academy Colonel Albert C. Winters, Jr., United States Air Force (Ret) died peacefully at his home in Goodlettsville, Tennessee on April 17, 1995, following a third stroke in November 1989, which lead to his hospitalization and, ultimately, to confinement at home to the end. He was buried with full … Read more

House OKs Arlington Cemetery Burial Rules

WASHINGTON – The House moved Monday to legally clarify who can be buried at Arlington Cemetery and give the president new powers to waive eligibility requirements for those who make extraordinary contributions to the armed forces. The legislation, approved by a voice vote, generally codifies regulations already put in place by the U.S. Army, which … Read more