Orlando Metcalfe Poe biography

Orlando Metcalfe Poe

Military Person

1832 – 1895

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Who was Orlando Metcalfe Poe?

Orlando Metcalfe Poe was an United States Army officer and engineer in the American Civil War. After helping General William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea, he was responsible for much of the early lighthouse construction on the Great Lakes.

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Born
Mar 7, 1832
Navarre
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • United States Military Academy
Lived in
  • Ohio
Died
Oct 2, 1895
Detroit
Resting place
Arlington National Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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