Joseph Gales Ramsay – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

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Joseph Gales Ramsay of Pennsylvania

  • Appointed from the District of Columbia, Second Lieutenant, 2nd U. Artillery, 5 August 1861
  • First Lieutenant, 12 November 1861
  • Regimental Adjutant, 4 November 1863 to 17 November 1864
  • Captain, Assistant Adjutant General of Volunteers, 17 November 1864
  • Honorably mustered out of the Volunteer Service, 3 August 1865
  • Regimental Quartermaster, 23 June 1866 to 5 February 1867
  • Captain, 5 February 1867
  • Major, 3rd U. S. Artillery, 30 September 1891
  • Lieutenant Colonel, 7th U. S. Artillery, 8 March 1898
  • Breveted Captain, 13 March 1865 for gallant and meritorious services during the war.
  • Died 13 February 1899

Colonel Ramsay is buried in Arlington National Cemetery and before he died in 1899 he arranged to top his grave with a huge cannonball made of polished black marble.


RAMSAY, ANNIE M W/O JOS G

  • DATE OF DEATH: 05/27/1910
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
  • BURIED AT: SECTION WDIV  SITE 110-S
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF GJ RAMSAY – LT COL 7 US ART

RAMSAY, GALES J

  • LT COL 7TH U S ARTY
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/01/1899
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
  • BURIED AT:   SITE 110-B
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

RAMSAY, GEORGE D

  • 1/LT MED RES CORPS USA
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 11/27/1916
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
  • BURIED AT:   SITE 110-D
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

RAMSAY, WILLIAM G

  • MAJOR 1ST US VOL ENGR
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 09/28/1916
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
  • BURIED AT: SECTION WD ES  SITE 110-B
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

RAMSAY, CAROLINE J W/O WILLIAM G

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 01/31/1872
  • DATE OF DEATH: 07/29/1958
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 08/01/1958
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 110E ES
  • ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF WG RAMSAY – MAJOR 1ST US VOL ENGRS USA

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