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Gen Richard Lucian Page
Birth: Dec. 20, 1807
Death: Aug. 9, 1901

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, United States Naval Officer. Entering the Navy as a midshipman in 1824, he was promoted to Commander in 1855 and commanded the "USS Germantown" from 1857 to 1859. When Virginia seceded in 1861, he resigned from the Navy and became an aide to Governor John Letcher, supervising construction of fortifications on the James, Nansemond, and Pagan Rivers. Commissioned a Commander, and later Captain, in the Confederate Navy, he was ordnance officer at Norfolk, Virginia, and then Charlotte, North Carolina. Commissioned a Brigadier General in the Confederate Army in 1864, he was put in command of the outer defenses of Mobile, Alabama. Forced to surrender in August 1864, he was held prisoner until September 1865. As a civilian, he was superintendent of Norfolk public schools from 1875 to 1883. (bio by: Garver Graver) 
Family links: 
  Sarah Alexina Taylor Page (1819 - 1902)
  Elizabeth Calvert Page Whittle (1846 - 1921)*
  William Byrd Page (1850 - 1918)*
  Alexina Taylor Page (1853 - 1882)*
  Walter Taylor Page (1861 - 1944)*
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Cedar Grove Cemetery
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
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A Southern Hero and Patriot. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace. Deo Vindice
- Sam D. Hatcher
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