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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1866

Vol. III
p71
2135

(Born N. Y.)

William P. Dixon

(Ap'd Ill.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1862, to June 11,º 1866, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 6th Cavalry, June 18, 1866.

Served en route to join his regiment, Oct., 1866, in the steamer "Evening Star," and

Died, Oct. 6, 1866, from Exhaustion
consequent upon his Efforts to Save a Woman
in the Wreck of the Steamer "Evening Star."


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