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  • Laurie C. Battle (1912 - 2000)
    Laurie Calvin Battle (May 10, 1912 – May 2, 2000) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama. Born in Wilsonville, Alabama, Battle graduated from Deshler High School in Tuscumbia, Alabama in 193...
  • William Moore McCulloch (1901 - 1980)
    William Moore McCulloch (November 24, 1901–February 22, 1980) was a Republican member of the US House of Representatives from Ohio. McCulloch was born near Holmesville, Ohio. He attended the...
  • Brevet Lt. Colonel Peter Conover Hains (USA) [Major General post Civil War] (1840 - 1921)
    Peter Conover Hains (July 6, 1840 – November 7, 1921) was a major general in the United States Army, and a veteran of the American Civil War, Spanish-American War, and the First World War. H...
  • Lt. General Clovis E. Byers (1899 - 1973)
    Lieutenant General Clovis E. Byers (5 November 1899 – 13 December 1973) was an American soldier and General in the first half of the 20th century. He is best known for his role as Chief of Sta...
  • John T. Deweese, US Congress (1835 - 1906)
    John Thomas Deweese (June 4, 1835 – July 4, 1906) was a Congressional Representative from North Carolina. Biography Born in Van Buren, Arkansas, June 4, 1835; educated at home; studied law; ...

This project focuses on bringing together all of the profiles of people buried at one of the world's most famous military cemeteries, Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, United States.

Since its establishment on June 28, 1864, Arlington has become the final resting place for about 400,000 veterans and their immediate family members. Veterans and military casualties from each of the nation's wars are interred in the cemetery, ranging from the American Civil War through to the military actions in Afghanistan and Iraq. Pre-Civil War dead were reinterred after 1900.

Arlington is the final home not only to deceased American veterans, but also Canadians, Finns, Frenchmen, and more. There are also many presidents, senators, Congressmen, and other notables buried there.

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