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George Bell
Birth: Mar. 12, 1828
Hagerstown
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jan. 2, 1907
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. Graduated from the USMA in 1853. Held the rank of 1st Lieutenant in the United States Regular Army Artillery at the start of the Civil War. However, he spent most of the War in a staff position in the United States Army Commissary of Subsistence. Promoted up to Lieutenant Colonel, and served first as Chief Commissary of Subsistence for the Alexandria (Virginia) Army Depot, then as the Chief of the Washington, DC Depot. In that position he was responsible for the supplies for the thousands of soldiers assigned to defend the Nation's Capital. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Regular Army on April 9, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious service in the Subsistence Department during the War". He remained in the Regular Army after the war, and retired with the rank of Colonel in 1892. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Duffield Bell (1793 - 1841)
  Susan Harry Bell (1799 - 1870)
 
 Children:
  George Bell (1859 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edwin Bell (1819 - 1907)*
  Louisiana Bell (1823 - 1908)*
  William Henry Bell (1826 - 1827)**
  George Bell (1828 - 1907)
  Sarah Bell (1834 - 1877)*
  Amelia H. Bell (1836 - 1838)*
  William Duffield Bell (1838 - 1867)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Hagerstown
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section K, Lot 78
 
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Record added: Jan 15, 2001
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George Bell
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