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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1858

Vol. II
p703
1808

(Born N. C.)

Solomon Williams

(Ap'd N. C.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1853, to July 1, 1858, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Dragoons, July 1, 1858.

p704 Served: at the Cavalry School for Practice, Carlisle, Pa., 1858‑59; on frontier duty at Ft. Kearny, Neb., 1859‑60, — Scouting against Kiowa

(Second Lieut., 2d Dragoons, Mar. 9, 1859)

Indians, 1860, — Ft. Larned, Neb., 1860‑61, — and Ft. Leavenworth, Kan., 1861; and on leave of absence, 1861.

Resigned, May 3, 1861.

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861-66 against the United States.a

Died, June 9, 1863, near Culpeper C. H., Va.: Aged 28.

Buried, Arrington Cemetery, Nashville, NC.


Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: according to the Southern Historical Society Papers he commanded the 12th North Carolina Infantry, with the rank of Colonel.


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