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In Carlisle, Pennsylvania, two Dickinson College students punished for gun play on campus

Old West, Dickinson College, 1860, detail
03/04/1861
In Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the six faculty members of Dickinson College determined in their weekly meeting that William De Vecmon '63 of Fairfield, Iowa be given ten penalty points for possessing a pistol.  Henry Clay Sherwood '64 of Baltimore was also punished for "handling it at the same time and immediately after its discharge." De Vecmon later became a lawyer and his fraternity brother Sherwood a printer and Union war veteran. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Minutes of the Faculty of Dickinson College for March 4, 1861, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 
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