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The following text is reproduced from (the report of the) Seventeenth Annual Reunion of the Association of the Graduates of the United States Military Academy, June 10th, 1886.

 p50  Arthur Sinclair Cunningham
No. 1759. Class of 1856.
Died, July 26, 1885, at San Francisco, Cal., aged 50.

Arthur Sinclair Cunningham, who was born in Virginia and appointed a Cadet at Large, graduated in the class of 1856.

He was assigned to the Tenth Infantry, with which regiment he served until 1861. At the commencement of the war he resigned his commission. He was appointed Colonel of an Alabama regiment, and was wounded in one of the early engagements around Richmond. In 1866 he located in San Francisco and was employed in the office of Wells, Fargo & Co., holding positions of responsibility until the day of his death. Colonel Cunningham will be remembered by his classmates as a conscientious officer, a pleasant comrade, and a faithful friend.

A Classmate.

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