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.
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