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William Burton Hughes
Colonel, United States Army
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William Burton Hughes of Tennessee
Appointed from Tennessee, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July1852 (43)
Brevet Second Lieutenant, 4th U. S. Infantry, 1 July 1856
Second Lieutenant, 9th U. S. Infantry, 30 September 1863
Major, Quartermaster, 29 May 1876
Lieuenant Colonel, Quartermaster Department, 15 February 1889
Colonel, Assistant Quartermaster General, 21 August 1896
Died 22 September 1896
HUGHES, WM B

COL ASSIT QN GENERAL USA
DATE OF DEATH: 09/22/1896
BURIED AT:   SITE LOT 150A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 24 July 2005
US Military Academy (West Point) SEAL