Aldred, William Robinson

Life Span
to
Dickinson Connection
Class of 1856
Full name
William Robinson Aldred
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Slave State
Education
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Occupation
Military
Educator
Military
Union Army

William Robinson Aldred (Dickinson Chronicles)

Scholarship
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.
John Osborne and James W. Gerencser, eds., “William Robinson Aldred,” Dickinson Chronicles, http://chronicles.dickinson.edu/encyclo/a/ed_aldredW.htm.
How to Cite This Page: "Aldred, William Robinson," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/4965.