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Military officer

George David Ruggles, American military officer.

Background

Ruggles, George David was born on September 11, 1833 in Newburgh, New York, United States. Son of David and Sarah (Colden) Ruggles.

Education

Graduate July 1, 1855.

Career

Assistant Adjunct; general July 1, 1861. General of brigade in 3-months’ campaign. Chief of staff, Army of Potomac.

General Army of the Potomac, under General Meade, to end of war. General of several divs. General United States of America, and Adjunct.

General of the army, November 6, 1893, retired Sept.

Connections

Married Alma Hammond L’Hommedieu.

father:
David Ruggles

mother:
Sarah (Colden) Ruggles

spouse:
Alma Hammond L’Hommedieu.