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William Thomas Santo
Private, United States Army
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Submitted by a loving relative, Kathryn Wilson: March 1998

William Thomas Santo was born in January of 1867 in Santo, Palo Pinto County, Texas.

He enlisted in the United States Calvary when he was 31. He was killed on July 1,1898, the first day of the charge up San Juan Hill, while a member of Troop L of the Rough Riders, under the command of Captain Richard C. Day.

On April 4,1899 his body was shipped to Washington, D.C. for reburial.

SANTO, WM T
PVT CO L 1ST REGT US CAV
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 07/01/1896
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT:   SITE 15425
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY




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