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Gustavus H. Scott
|Born||June 13, 1812|
Fairfax County, Virginia, US
|Died||March 23, 1882 (aged 69)|
Washington, D.C., US
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1828–1874|
|Relations||Hugh L. Scott|
Gustavus Hall Scott (13 June 1812 – 23 March 1882) was an officer in the United States Navy who served in the Second Seminole War and the American Civil War. He rose to the rank of rear admiral and late in his career was commander-in-chief of the North Atlantic Squadron.
In retirement, Scott resided in Washington, D.C., where he died at his residence on 23 March 1882. He was initially buried in Washington at Oak Hill Cemetery. In 1896, his remains were exhumed and reburied at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
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- Oak Hill Cemetery
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