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Samuel Wragg Ferguson, ca 1835- d.1917

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1835 ca
Place of Birth: South Carolina
Date of Death: 1917.02.03
Place of Death: Mississippi

Identity:

Two years junior to Whistler, Samuel Wragg Ferguson was a cadet at the US military academy at West Point.

Life:

He served on the Utah expedition, and resigned in 1861. In the Confederate States army he became a Brigadier general. After the war he became a lawyer.

Bibliography:

Cullum Memorial Edition, Register of Graduates and former cadets, United States Militery Academy, West Point, 1980.