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William Clarendon CuylerRoster ID 1599
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1864|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Clarendon Cuyler, Class of 1864: Born- March 1942 in Savannah, GA. Matriculated from Old Point Comfort, VA. At VMI 6 months. Military Record: US Army Officer; Appointed 2d Lieutenant, 3d US Artillery on May 19, 1862; highly praised for role at Malvern Hill and Chancellorsville; Promoted to 1st Lieutenant on Apr. 17, 1863; Promoted to Brevet Captain on Oct. 18, 1864 for gallantry at Third Winchester and Cedar Creek; Promoted to Brevet Major on March 13, 1865. Died- Nov. 2, 1869 at Oglethorpe Barracks in Savannah, GA of yellow fever; son of Lt Col J.M. Cuyler, medical inspector, US Army; grandson of Justice J.M. Wayne, US Supreme Court|