Mar. 28, 1896 Newport Newport County Rhode Island, USA
Son of Confederate General Lewis A. Armistead, killed at Gettysburg. Named for his paternal grand-father, a general. Confederate officer. Courier for Jeb Stuart, aide on his father's staff. Wounded June 29, 1864. Served to Appomattox; R.E. Lee wrote he had an "amiable disposition." Married Julia Francis Appleton, a grand-daughter of Daniel Webster. Moved to New England. Served as a court reporter and as a stenographer in Massachusetts.