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Maj Richard Mason Hill

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Maj Richard Mason Hill

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Death 25 Mar 1876 (aged 37)
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot Range 44, Site 44
Memorial ID 41615990 View Source

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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  • Created by: Stonewall
  • Added: 5 Sep 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 41615990
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41615990/richard-mason-hill : accessed ), memorial page for Maj Richard Mason Hill (11 Aug 1838–25 Mar 1876), Find a Grave Memorial ID 41615990, citing Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Stonewall (contributor 46536634) .