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5263Re: Brevet Brigadier General Hoffman

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  • Bill and Glenna Jo Christen
    Jan 3, 2009
      Posted by: "Harry Smeltzer"
      Fri Jan 2, 2009 7:49 pm (PST)

      . . . As a matter of fact, Irvin McDowell's name is misspelled on his tombstone at the Presidio. They spell his first name Irwin . . .


      Pauline Cushman is buried in the same section (Officer's Circle) as McDowell in the National Cemetery. She was never officially commissioned as an officer, even though she thought Lincoln and Garfield had done so.

      Bill Christen

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