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George David Ruggles, 1833-1904

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1833
Place of Birth: New York State
Date of Death: 1904.10.19
Place of Death: District of Columbia

Identity:

Ruggles was an army officer.

Life:

A classmate of Whistler at West Point, he served on the frontier and in the Adjutant General's Department in the American Civil War. He was later Governor of the Soldiers' Home in Washington, DC.

Bibliography:

Cullum Memorial Edition, Register of Graduates and former cadets, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1980.