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A2011-001.1305 : General Wesley Merritt

Sunday, December 31, 1905



Date is circa. General Merritt was an American major general who served in the cavalry of the United States Army during the American Civil War, American Indian Wars, Spanish–American War, and the Philippine–American War. Following the latter war, he became the first American Military Governor of the Philippines. He passed away on December 3, 1910.