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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Doubleday

 
 
Abner Doubleday Marker-Front image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 4, 2000
1. Abner Doubleday Marker-Front
Inscription.  
Abner Doubleday
Col. to Bvt. Major General
U.S. Army
Major General Volunteers
1819 1893

He was graduated at West Point
1842
1848 Mexican War
1852 Commissioner to Mexico
1854 Indian Hostilities in Texas
1856 Indian Hostilities in Florida
1861-1865 War of the Rebellion
Fort Sumter
Groveton Second Bull Run
South Mountain Antietam
Fredericksburg Chancellorsville
Gettysburg
1863 to 1865 President of
Military Commissions
In continuous command
until retired

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.812′ N, 77° 4.488′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Memorial is on Meigs Drive. The marker is in Section 1, Grave 61 of the National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Philip Kearny Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn
Abner Doubleday Marker-Back image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 4, 2000
2. Abner Doubleday Marker-Back
(within shouting distance of this marker); R Adams Cowley (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Unknowns Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lexington Minute Men (about 500 feet away); War of 1812 Memorial (about 500 feet away); The Arlington Woodlands (about 500 feet away); American Volunteer Group, China Air Task Force and the 14th Air Force (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Abner Doubleday. Wikipedia (Submitted on February 1, 2017.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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