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Colonel Joseph C. Byron, age 71 years, died at his home in Hagerstown, Maryland after an illness of 10 days. He was a graduate of the United States Military Academy (USMA), Class of 1886. He served d...

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11/11/2014
2/15/2024
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Colonel Joseph C. Byron, age 71 years, died at his home in Hagerstown, Maryland after an illness of 10 days. He was a graduate of the United States Military Academy (USMA), Class of 1886. He served d...

2/15/2024

Edwin Nelson Appleton (1877 - 1937)

Boxer Rebellion (China Relief Expedition) Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. He was awarded the CMOH as a Corporal. His citation reads "In...

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10/20/2021
10/21/2021
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Edwin Nelson Appleton (1877 - 1937)

Boxer Rebellion (China Relief Expedition) Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. He was awarded the CMOH as a Corporal. His citation reads "In...

10/21/2021

George Clarke Musgrave (1874 - 1932)

Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Apr 6 2019, 21:21:48 UTC Musgrave* Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jan 13 2021, 21:58:44 UTC Schwartz

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4/6/2019
1/9/2021
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George Clarke Musgrave (1874 - 1932)

Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Apr 6 2019, 21:21:48 UTC Musgrave* Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jan 13 2021, 21:58:44 UTC Schwartz

1/9/2021

Bruce Cotten (1873 - 1954)

Cotten, collector, writer, and army officer, was a native of Wilson, but his family soon moved to Pitt County. His father, Colonel Robert Randolph Cotten, a businessman and owner of Cottendale Plantati...

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1/30/2020
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1/30/2020

Bruce Cotten (1873 - 1954)

Cotten, collector, writer, and army officer, was a native of Wilson, but his family soon moved to Pitt County. His father, Colonel Robert Randolph Cotten, a businessman and owner of Cottendale Plantati...

1/30/2020

Zenas Johnston (June 7, 1874 – July 4, 1959) was born in Lincolnton, North Carolina. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1895. He received the Medal of Honor for actions at the United ...

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11/28/2015
11/19/2019
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11/28/2015

Zenas Johnston (June 7, 1874 – July 4, 1959) was born in Lincolnton, North Carolina. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1895. He received the Medal of Honor for actions at the United ...

11/19/2019

Pelot Summerall (March 4, 1867 – May 14, 1955) was a U.S. general. He fought in World War I, and was Army Chief of Staff between 1926 and 1930. He was also the President of The Citadel between 1931 and...

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5/18/2012
11/17/2019
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5/18/2012

Pelot Summerall (March 4, 1867 – May 14, 1955) was a U.S. general. He fought in World War I, and was Army Chief of Staff between 1926 and 1930. He was also the President of The Citadel between 1931 and...

11/17/2019

Atkinson Cotten, naval officer and diplomat, was born at Wilson but grew up at Cottendale, the family plantation, in Pitt County. He was the son of Colonel Robert Randolph Cotten and Sallie Sims Southa...

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9/10/2019
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9/10/2019

Atkinson Cotten, naval officer and diplomat, was born at Wilson but grew up at Cottendale, the family plantation, in Pitt County. He was the son of Colonel Robert Randolph Cotten and Sallie Sims Southa...

9/10/2019

McDonald VanPoole, physician and eye, ear, nose, and throat specialist, was born in Salisbury, the son of Otho and Lucretia Lentz VanPoole. In 1894 he entered The University of North Carolina, where he...

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8/19/2019
8/19/2019
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8/19/2019

McDonald VanPoole, physician and eye, ear, nose, and throat specialist, was born in Salisbury, the son of Otho and Lucretia Lentz VanPoole. In 1894 he entered The University of North Carolina, where he...

8/19/2019

Sir Vernon George Waldegrave Kell KCMG KBE CB (21 November 1873 – 27 March 1942) was a British Army general and the founder and first Director of the British Security Service, otherwise known as MI5. K...

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7/11/2019
7/11/2019
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7/11/2019

Sir Vernon George Waldegrave Kell KCMG KBE CB (21 November 1873 – 27 March 1942) was a British Army general and the founder and first Director of the British Security Service, otherwise known as MI5. K...

7/11/2019

Major in the Royal Engineer Corps. He retired on 9th May, 1891. He served in the 2nd Afghan War, the Boxer Rebellion and in India.* Source - was appointed Lieutenant on 6 January, 1872, Captain on 6 Ja...

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6/3/2009
8/2/2018
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Major in the Royal Engineer Corps. He retired on 9th May, 1891. He served in the 2nd Afghan War, the Boxer Rebellion and in India.* Source - was appointed Lieutenant on 6 January, 1872, Captain on 6 Ja...

8/2/2018

Erich von Falkenhayn MP (1861 - 1922)

17.04.1880 Oldenburgisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 91 - Oldenburg 17.04.1880 Sekonde-Lieutenant 16.06.1884 Bezirkskommando Oldenburg II (Adjutant) 30.05.1887 Oldenburgisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr....

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12/2/2008
3/26/2018
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12/2/2008

Erich von Falkenhayn MP (1861 - 1922)

17.04.1880 Oldenburgisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 91 - Oldenburg 17.04.1880 Sekonde-Lieutenant 16.06.1884 Bezirkskommando Oldenburg II (Adjutant) 30.05.1887 Oldenburgisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr....

3/26/2018

Capt. Arthur MacArthur III MP (1876 - 1923)

MacArthur III (June 1, 1876 – December 2, 1923) was a United States Navy officer, whose active-duty career extended from the Spanish-American War through World War I. He was the elder brother of Genera...

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2/9/2009
2/17/2018
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2/9/2009

Capt. Arthur MacArthur III MP (1876 - 1923)

MacArthur III (June 1, 1876 – December 2, 1923) was a United States Navy officer, whose active-duty career extended from the Spanish-American War through World War I. He was the elder brother of Genera...

2/17/2018

Roger Meigs Taylor was a captain of the 14th Infantry Regiment of the United States Army. He was placed in charge of what became known as the Philippine Insurgent Records. That is, the collection of do...

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7/7/2016
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Roger Meigs Taylor was a captain of the 14th Infantry Regiment of the United States Army. He was placed in charge of what became known as the Philippine Insurgent Records. That is, the collection of do...

2/17/2018

Major General Harley B. Ferguson (1875 - 1968)

"Fergie"

Find-a-grave: Bascom Ferguson was born on 14 August 1875 in Waynesville, North Carolina. His father was William Burder Ferguson, an attorney, born in Waynesville in 1838; and his mother was Laura Adela...

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9/7/2015
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Major General Harley B. Ferguson (1875 - 1968)

"Fergie"

Find-a-grave: Bascom Ferguson was born on 14 August 1875 in Waynesville, North Carolina. His father was William Burder Ferguson, an attorney, born in Waynesville in 1838; and his mother was Laura Adela...

1/14/2018

Theodore Dickman, KCB, (October 6, 1857 – October 23, 1927) was a United States Army officer who saw service in five wars, eventually rising to the rank of Major General.Early lifeDickman was born in D...

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7/15/2017
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Theodore Dickman, KCB, (October 6, 1857 – October 23, 1927) was a United States Army officer who saw service in five wars, eventually rising to the rank of Major General.Early lifeDickman was born in D...

7/15/2017

Paul Eugène Pelliot (1878 - 1945)

Paul Pelliot was a French sinologist and Orientalist best known for his explorations of Central Asia and his discovery of many important Chinese texts among the Dunhuang manuscripts.

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Paul Eugène Pelliot (1878 - 1945)

Paul Pelliot was a French sinologist and Orientalist best known for his explorations of Central Asia and his discovery of many important Chinese texts among the Dunhuang manuscripts.

2/14/2017

Robert H Von Schlick (1875 - 1941)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the ==Medal of Honor==to Private Robert H. Von Schlick, United States Army, for gallantry in action ...

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12/12/2011
1/18/2017
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Robert H Von Schlick (1875 - 1941)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the ==Medal of Honor==to Private Robert H. Von Schlick, United States Army, for gallantry in action ...

1/18/2017

Adm. Claude Charles Bloch MP (1878 - 1967)

Claude Charles Bloch was a United States Navy admiral who served as Commander, Battle Force, U.S. Fleet (COMBATFOR) from 1937 to 1938; and Commander in Chief, U.S. Fleet (CINCUS) from 1938 to 1940.Clau...

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7/22/2010
7/4/2016
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Adm. Claude Charles Bloch MP (1878 - 1967)

Claude Charles Bloch was a United States Navy admiral who served as Commander, Battle Force, U.S. Fleet (COMBATFOR) from 1937 to 1938; and Commander in Chief, U.S. Fleet (CINCUS) from 1938 to 1940.Clau...

7/4/2016

William Daniel Leahy MP (1875 - 1959)

Admiral William Daniel Leahy (May 6, 1875 – July 20, 1959) was an American naval officer, building his reputation through administration and staff work. As Chief of Naval Operations (1937–39) he was th...

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6/9/2011
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William Daniel Leahy MP (1875 - 1959)

Admiral William Daniel Leahy (May 6, 1875 – July 20, 1959) was an American naval officer, building his reputation through administration and staff work. As Chief of Naval Operations (1937–39) he was th...

7/4/2016

Edwin H. Conger was an American Civil War soldier, lawyer, banker, Iowa congressman, and United States diplomat. As the United States' minister to China during the Boxer Rebellion, Conger, his family, ...

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8/27/2011
6/26/2016
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Edwin H. Conger was an American Civil War soldier, lawyer, banker, Iowa congressman, and United States diplomat. As the United States' minister to China during the Boxer Rebellion, Conger, his family, ...

6/26/2016