George Washington Gist – Captain, United States Army

His private headstone in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery reads:

Captain, United States Army
Company D, 17th Kentucky Infantry.
Died November 9, 1891, In The 73rd Year Of His Age.
Rest Wearied Frame, The Stars Shall Keep A Loving Watch When Thou Dost Sleep.

 Mary Swift Gist

Wife of George Washington Gist.
June 1864-January 1902
“She Hath Done What She Could And Her Works Do Follow Her.”


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