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William Cannon Rivers
Major General, United States Army
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William Cannon Rivers of Tennesses
Appointed from Tennessee, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1883 (24)
Second Lieutenant, 1st U. S. Cavalry, 12 June 1887
First Lieutenant, 3rd U. S. Cavalry, 18 August 1894
Transferred to the 1st U. S. Cavalry, 7 November 1895
Captain, 11th U. S. Cavalry, 2 February 1901
Transferrd to 1st U. S. Cavalry, 17 August 1901

Commandant of Fort Myer, Virginia, as a Colonel, 1920-23.



WC Rivers Gravesite PHOTO
Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, October 2006

RIVERS, WILLIAM C 
 MAJ GEN USA RET 
 DATE OF DEATH: 07/10/1943 
 BURIED AT: SECTION SO  SITE 4021-B 
 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted:   8 November 2005 Updated: 18 October 2006
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