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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Rush Christopher Hawkins, 1831-1920

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1831.09.14
Place of Birth: Pomfret, CT
Date of Death: 1920.10.25
Place of Death:

Identity:

Hawkins was a soldier.

Life:

A classmate of Whistler at the United States Military Academy at West Point, he served in the Utah Expeditionary Force in 1857-1858, and resigned in 1861, serving in the Confederate States Army through the war.

Bibliography:

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