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Albert Emmett Woodson
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Albert Emmett Woodson of Kentucky

Appointed from Idaho, Private Company E and Hospital Steward 1st Washington
Infantry, 27 May 1862 to 14 April 1863
Second Lieutenant, 1st Washington T Infantry, 14 April 1863
Honorably mustered out 25 March 1865
Appointed First Lieutenant, 36th United States Infantry, 5 August 1867
Unassigned 19 May 1869
Assigned to the 5th United States Infantry, 15 December 1870
Captain, 1 July 1876
Major, 9th United States Cavalry, 14 October 1896
Lieutenant Colonel, 2 February 1901
Colonel, 3rd United States Cavalry, 31 May 1901
Brigadier General, 15 April 1903
Retired from active service 16 April 1903

General Woodson is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.

PAOLA, Kansas -August 7, 1903 - Colonel Albert E. Woodson, United States Army, retired, died here today, aged sixty-two years.  He will be buried at Arlington, Virginia.

He entered the RegularArmy in 1867 as a First  Lieutenant, having served in the volunteer army during the Civil War. He became Captain in 1876, Major in 1896, Lieutenant Colonel in 1901, Colonel in May of the same year, retiring immediately after attaining that rank.  He was a native of Kentucky and was appointed to the Army from Idaho.

AE Woodson Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, July 2002

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Posted: 10 July 2002   Updated: 13 July 2003 Updated: 14 September 2005 Updated: 18 August 2007 Updated: 9 December 2007

AE Woodson Gravesite PHOTO June 2003

Josephine Woodson Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photos By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003