Brigadier General, United States Army
of a handfull of American Revolution veterans who are buried in Arlington
National Cemetery, he rests in Section 1.
He was Brigadier General of Virginia Regiments in the Revolution against England. At one point he was captured by the British and was a prisoner of war for a time. Following the war, he was a Virginia State Senator.
He died on January 12, 1793 and was originally buried in a home-made coffin on his family's Virginia estate. He was reinterred in Arlington National Cemetery on July 7, 1943.
BRIG GEN US ARMY REVOL WAR
BURIED AT: SECTION 1 SITE 314A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Updated: 29 October 2000 Updated: 12 April 2001 Updated: 3 August 2003 Updated: 29 October 2006 Updated: 19 Ocfober 2007
Photo By M. R. Patterson, October 2007
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003