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1LT William Ewen “Willie” Shipp

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1LT William Ewen “Willie” Shipp

Birth
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Death
1 Jul 1898 (aged 36)
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Burial
Lincolnton, Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID
57785587 View Source

March 22 1902 The House adopted a joint resolution to allow a monument to be erected on the public ground at Charlotte NC to the memory of Lieut William E Shipp of the Tenth Cavalry, who was killed in the charge up San Juan Hill

Published in the New York Times March 23 1902



At the corner of Mint Street and West Fourth Street stands a monument dedicated to First Lieutenant William Ewen Shipp, which originally sat in front of the U.S. Mint building. The obelisk-shaped monument is inscribed with a passage that reads:


"Amongst a grove the very straightest plant
William Ewen Shipp First Lieutenant
Tenth Cavalry U. S. Army
Born: August 23, 1861
Killed at San Juan, battle of Santiago: July 1, 1898."

March 22 1902 The House adopted a joint resolution to allow a monument to be erected on the public ground at Charlotte NC to the memory of Lieut William E Shipp of the Tenth Cavalry, who was killed in the charge up San Juan Hill

Published in the New York Times March 23 1902



At the corner of Mint Street and West Fourth Street stands a monument dedicated to First Lieutenant William Ewen Shipp, which originally sat in front of the U.S. Mint building. The obelisk-shaped monument is inscribed with a passage that reads:


"Amongst a grove the very straightest plant
William Ewen Shipp First Lieutenant
Tenth Cavalry U. S. Army
Born: August 23, 1861
Killed at San Juan, battle of Santiago: July 1, 1898."


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  • Created by: Mike Huffstetler
  • Added: 27 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 57785587
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/57785587/william-ewen-shipp: accessed ), memorial page for 1LT William Ewen “Willie” Shipp (23 Aug 1861–1 Jul 1898), Find a Grave Memorial ID 57785587, citing Saint Lukes Episcopal Church Cemetery, Lincolnton, Lincoln County, North Carolina, USA; Maintained by Mike Huffstetler (contributor 47163991) .