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William Rufus Terrill
Birth: Apr. 21, 1834
Death: Oct. 8, 1862

Civil War Union Brigadier General. He was graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1853 and commissioned an officer in the 3rd Artillery. At the start of the Civil War, he was a Captain in the 5th Artillery and distinguished at the Battle of Shiloh. Promoted Brigadier General in September 1862, he was killed in the Battle of Perryville, Kentucky, the following month. His brother Confederate General James Barbour Terrill, was killed in action at Bethesda Church, Virginia in May 1864. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  William H Terrill (1800 - 1877)
  Elizabeth Pitzer Terrill (1805 - 1858)
 
 Spouse:
  Emily D. Henry Terrill (1840 - 1884)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Parker Terrill (1830 - 1884)*
  Emily Terrill Porterfield (1832 - 1906)*
  William Rufus Terrill (1834 - 1862)
  James B. Terrill (1838 - 1864)*
  Phillip Mallory Terrill (1842 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
United States Military Academy Post Cemetery
West Point
Orange County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 24, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5885827
William Rufus Terrill
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