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James Wolf Ripley, 1795-1870

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1795
Place of Birth: Connecticut
Date of Death: 1870.03.15
Place of Death:

Identity:

James W. Ripley was an army officer.

Life:

A member of the West Point Class of 1814, he was superintendent of the Springfield Armory 1841-1854 and Chief of Ordnance in the US Army 1861-1863.

Bibliography:

Cullum Memorial Edition, Register of Graduates and former cadets, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1980, No. 102.