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Sgt William Alexander
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Birth: unknown
Death: unknown

Married Mary Sloan in June 1872, divorced May 1874

Was a shoemaker by profession

Enlisted in the 7th Cavalry on 17 September 1876.

Was with the 7th Cavalry under Lt. Col. George Custer at the Battle of the Little Big Horn in June 1876. He served as a quartermaster and packer. Was initially some distance away, with the pack train, at the onset of the battle, but ended up on what is known as Reno Hillfighting with what remained of the 7th until General Terry arrived. 
 
Burial:
US Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
 
Maintained by: IWPP Custodial Account
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Record added: Oct 03, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21920141
Sgt William Alexander
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Sgt William Alexander
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In honor of all who fought at the Battle of the Little Bighorn: May God grant you eternal peace. www.littlebighorn.info
-Anonymous
 Added: Aug. 5, 2014
You now ride with the Grandest Column of them all and rest where the red tides of war can no longer reach you.
- charlott jones
 Added: May. 22, 2012
 
 
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