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Maj Richard Mason Hill
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1838
Death: Mar. 25, 1876

Civil War Union Officer. Richard Mason Hill entered the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in July of 1857. He was a member of the 1861 (June) Class, and was ranked 7th in the standing upon graduating. As customary, he was brevetted 2nd lieutenant at this time and was assigned to the Ordnance Department. He was promoted to 1st lieutenant on June 24, 1861, and was brevetted major on March 13, 1865 for "faithful and meritorious service in the Ordnance Department." He remained in the United States military achieving the rank of full major. 
 
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 Parents:
  Clement Hill (1815 - 1880)
 
 Siblings:
  Richard Mason Hill (1838 - 1876)
  Ellen Ann Hill Barnes (1842 - 1908)*
  Charles Parker Hill (1845 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Range 44, Site 44
 
Created by: Stonewall
Record added: Sep 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41615990
Maj Richard Mason Hill
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- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Nov. 22, 2011
In tribute to your service.
- Michael Dover
 Added: Mar. 6, 2011
 
 
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