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George Washington Gist
Captain, United States Army
Kentucky State Flag
His private headstone in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery reads:

Captain, United States Army
Company D, 17th Kentucky Infantry. 
Died November 9, 1891, In The 73rd Year Of His Age. 
Rest Wearied Frame, The Stars Shall Keep A Loving Watch When Thou Dost Sleep.

 Mary Swift Gist

Wife of George Washington Gist. 
June 1864-January 1902
"She Hath Done What She Could And Her Works Do Follow Her."


Posted: 23 January 2002  Updated: 5 March 2003 Updated: 15 July 2003  Updated: 14 September 2005

GW Gist Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003