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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1866

Vol. III

(Born Ga.)

Richard C. Churchill​1

(Ap'd D. C.)


Richard Cuyler Churchill​a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1862, to June 18, 1866, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, June 18, 1866.

Served: on Artillery duty at the Military Academy, July 1 to Aug. 28, 1866; in garrison at Ft. Whipple, Va., Nov. 30, 1866, to Apr., 1867, —

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 28, 1866)

Ft. Delaware, Del., Apr. 5, 1867, to Aug. 6, 1869 (leave of absence, Aug. 16 to Oct. 15, 1867); and at the Military Academy as Assistant Professor of Drawing, Aug. 28, 1869, to Aug. 31, 1871.

Resigned, Sep. 1, 1872.

Civil History. — Artist, Sing Sing, N. Y., 1872‑79.

Died, June 24, 1879, near Sing Sing, N. Y.: Aged 34.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1880, for an obituary notice.º

Buried, Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.

The Author's Note:

1 Son of Captain Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.William H. Churchill, Asst. Quartermaster, U. S. Army.

Thayer's Note:

a Lt. Churchill's full name is from his AOG obituary.

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