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William Robinson Aldred (Dickinson Chronicles)

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John Osborne and James W. Gerencser, eds., “William Robinson Aldred,” Dickinson Chronicles, http://chronicles.dickinson.edu/encyclo/a/ed_aldredW.htm.

William Aldred was born April 6, 1828 in New Castle County, Delaware.  He received a bachelor of arts degree from Dickinson College in 1856; as a student, he was a member of the Union Philosophical Society.  After graduation, Aldred returned to Delaware and became a teacher.

At the outbreak of the Civil War, Aldred became a lieutenant in the 3rd Delaware Infantry; he later rose to the rank of adjutant.  He died at Front Royal, Virginia on August 8, 1862.

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