Franklin Adams Meacham of Kentucky
Appointed from Utah, Major, Surgeon, United States Volunteers, 5 April 1899
Major, Surgeon, United States Volunteers, 11 March 1901
Honorably discharged 19 July 1901
Died 15 April 1902
Major Meacham is buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery. His private monument reads:
M E A C H A M
Franklin Adams Meacham
Major And Surgeon, U.S.V.
And Chief Health Inspector
Of The Philippine Islands
Died In Manila, April 14, 1902
Note his father, Frank Meacham, Major, United States Army, is also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
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