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Gen Richard Lucian Page
Birth: Dec. 20, 1807
Clarke County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 9, 1901
Blue Ridge Summit
Franklin County
Pennsylvania, USA

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)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
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Gen Richard Lucian Page
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- Lazer
 Added: Dec. 20, 2016
It seems you had much more success as a Naval Officer than joining the Army as a soldier. For service rendered the Confederacy during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, General.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Aug. 9, 2016

- Cori H
 Added: Mar. 17, 2016
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