History Of The "Old High School" 1828-1840
by Charles Wells Chapin

    LUCY ASHMUN, Springfield, Mass. — Married Josiah Hedden, a banker of New York city. She died March 24, 1877, aged 46.

    C. ALICE BAKER, Cambridge, Mass., the historical writer.

    SOPHIA ROWLAND, Troy, N. Y. — Married Judge Beach.

    ADDIE RIPLEY. — Married to a Mr. Hooper, Boston, Mass.

    MARY RIPLEY. — Married a Mr. Bartholemew, New York city.

    WILLIAM DWIGHT. — Born in Springfield, Mass., July 14, 1831. From 1849 to 1853 he was at West Point Military Academy, but resigned before he graduated. He was engaged as a manufacturer from 1853 to 1861, and was residing in Philadelphia when the attack upon Fort Sumter was made. He was commissioned captain of the 13th Regiment U.S. Infantry, May 14, 1861. In June, 1861, was commissioned lieutenant-colonel in the first regiment of the Excelsior Brigade, the 70th Regiment of New York Vols. His brigade was a part of General Hooker's division in 1861. At the battle of Williamsburg, Col. Dwight received three wounds and was left as dead upon the field but was found alive by the rebels and taken prisoner. On his release he was made brigadier-general, Dec. 1, 1862, for his gallantry in that battle. He was assigned to General Banks's division in the Department of the Gulf, Feb. 12, 1863, and was put in command of the first brigade of General Grover's Division, and ordered to Baton Rouge. He was in the Red River campaign and was General Banks's chief of staff in that expedition. In July, 1864, he was put in command of the first division of the 19th Army Corps under General Sheridan, in the Shenandoah Valley, Va. He rendered valuable service in the battles of Winchester, Fisher's Hill, and Cedar Creek; at Winchester eminently so, when the Union army rallied and defeated the rebel forces of General Early. At the close of the war, Dwight's Division was a conspicuous feature in the final grand review

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