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First Name: George

Last Name: Randall

Birthplace: Conneaut, OH, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Middle Name: Morton

Date of Birth: 08 October 1841

Date of Death: 14 June 1918

Rank: Major General

Years Served:
George Morton Randall

•  Indian Wars (1775 - 1924) intermittent
•  American Civil War (1861 - 1865)
•  Spanish-American War (1898)


George Morton Randall
Major General, U.S. Army

George Morton Randall was born on 8 October 1841 in Conneaut, OH.

Randall enlisted as a Private in the 4th Pennsylvania Infantry in 1861 and was brevetted Captain for gallant service during the Battle of Antietam. He was serving as a Major in the 14th New York Heavy Artillery during the attack on Fort Stedman, VA. For his part in that battle he was brevetted Lieutenant Colonel, then Colonel.

After the Civil War, he served in The Indian Wars and won brevets for Apache fights at Turret Peak and Diamond Butte, AZ. In 1876 he commanded the Indian Scouts under General Crook in the Yellowstone and Big Horn Expeditions. He went on to serve during the Spanish-American War and afterward was on duty in New York and Tennessee until his final duty of commanding the Department of Luzon in the Philippines from 1903-05.

He retired on 8 October 1905.

Death and Burial

Major General George Morton Randall died on 14 June 1918 in Denver, CO. He is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in Janesville, WI.

Honoree ID: 2986   Created by: MHOH




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