Sir Arthur James Lyon Fremantle (1835-1901) was a British Army General. In 1852 he entered the British army and by 1860 he was a Captain in the Coldstream Guards and a Lieutenant Colonel in the army. During the civil war he arrived in America where he spent three months with the Confederate Army as an observer before leaving in July of 1863. In 1882 he was promoted to Major-General and from 1884 to 1885 was the Governor of North Eastern Sudan in Egypt. From 1894 until 1899 he was the Governor of Malta.