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William Dorsey Pender, ca 1834- d.1863

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1834 ca
Place of Birth: North Carolina
Date of Death: 1863.07.18
Place of Death: Staunton, VA

Identity:

William Dorsey Pender was an army officer.

Life:

A year senior to Whistler at West Point, he resigned in 1861, and rose to Major General in the Confederate States army. He died of wounds received at Gettysburg.

Bibliography:

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