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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1878

Vol. III
p302
2740

(Born Va.)

Donald Winston

(Ap'd Va.)

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Born Jan. 29, 1855, Richmond, VA.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1873, to June 13, 1878, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., 10th Infantry, June 14, 1878.

Second Lieut., 10th Infantry, June 28, 1878.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Griffin, Tex., Oct. 2, 1878, to Apr. 30,  p303 1879, — and Ft. Wayne, Mich., to Nov. 23, 1881; and on sick leave of absence, to Oct. 26, 1882.

Died, Oct. 26, 1882, at Richmond, Va.: Aged 28.

Obituary notice in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1883.º

Buried, Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA.


Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Winston's birthplace is from his AOG obituary; his birthdate is from his tombstone (q.v.).


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