The daughter of Lieutenant General Philip Henry Sheridan, she was born in 1876 and died in 1959. Apparently she never married and is buried with her parents in Section 2 of Arlington National Cemetery.
MISS MARY SHERIDAN, 83
Daughter of Fames Civil War General Dies in Capital
WASHINGTON, May 23, 1959 – The eldest daughter of Philip H. Sheridan, Civil War General, died here yesterday.
She was 83-year-old Miss Mary Sheridan, who lived with two sisters in a home close to Sheridan Circle. The Circle is a Washington landmark named for her father, a hero of the Union Army.
A native of Chicago, Miss Sheridan moved to Washington with her family after her father retired.
During World War I, she headed the personnel division of the American Red Cross Canteen.
SHERIDAN, MARY D/O PHILIP H SR
- DATE OF DEATH: 05/22/1959
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 05/26/1959
- BURIED AT: SECTION SPEC SITE 1
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
- DAUGHTER OF PH SHERIDAN SR CMD GEN U S A
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