COL Stone, Roy

Roy Stone

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Born: October 16, 1836

Birthplace: Plattsburgh, New York

Father: Ithiel V. Stone 1803 – 1868
(Buried: Cuba Cemetery, Cuba, New York)​

Mother: Sarah A. Gurnee 1803 – 1875
(Buried: Cuba Cemetery, Cuba, New York)​

Wife: Mary Elizabeth Marker 1844 – 1925
(Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia)​

Occupation before War:

Engineer and Lumber Businessman in Pennsylvania​

Civil War Career:

1861 – 1862: Major of 13th Pennsylvania Reserves Regiment​
1862: Served in the Seven Days Campaign in Virginia​
1862: Participated in the Battle of Antietam, Maryland
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1862: Organized the 149th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment​
1863 – 1865: Colonel of 149th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment​
1863: Brigade Commander at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania​
1863: Wounded in the arm and hip near McPherson Barn​
1863: Captured and Paroled at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania​
1864: Injured at the Battle of the Wilderness when horse fell on him​
1864: Union Army Commander of Camp Curtin, Pennsylvania​
1865 – 1865: Union Army Commander of Alton Military Prison​
1865: Resigned from the Union Army on January 27th
1865: Brevetted Brigadier General for his service in the War​

Occupation after War:

Engineer and Lumber Businessman in Pennsylvania​
Advocate for Good Roads Movement in Pennsylvania​
1876: Inventor of Steam – driven monorail
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1893 – 1899: Served in the Division of Public Roads​
1898: Served in Spanish – American War as Brigadier General​

Died: August 5, 1905

Place of Death: Mendham, Vermont

Age at time of Death: 68 years old

Burial Place: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
 
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