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

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in 1853, and 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. He was 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) 
Family links: 
  William Duffield Bell (1793 - 1841)
  Susan Harry Bell (1799 - 1870)
  Isabella McCormick Bell (1835 - 1920)
  George Bell (1859 - 1926)*
  Fannie Bell (1867 - 1927)*
  Edwin Bell (1819 - 1907)*
  Mary Anna Bell Motter (1821 - 1895)*
  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
Rose Hill Cemetery
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Plot: Section K, Lot 78
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Record added: Jan 15, 2001
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