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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1868

Vol. III
p111
2229

(Born Pa.)

William J. Hamilton

(Ap'd N. J.)

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William John Hamiltona

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1864, to June 15, 1868, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 15, 1868.

Served in garrison at Ft. McHenry, Md., Sep. 30, 1868, to June 11, 1871 (leave of absence, July 19, 1869, to June 29, 1870, Nov. 27, 1870, to May 7, 1871, and June 11, 1871, to Jan. 22, 1872).

Died, Jan. 22, 1872, at Bristol, Pa.: Aged 26.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1872, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, St. James Episcopal Churchyard, Bristol, PA.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Hamilton's full name is from Heitman's Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army.


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