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.

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RIVERS, WILLIAM C 

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

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