Class of 1860

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

George Baylor, 1860

Birth: February 13, 1842; "Wood End," Jefferson County, Virginia

Death: March 6, 1902 (age 60); Charleston, West Virginia

Military Service: CSA, 1861-65

Unit: 2nd Virginia Infantry; 12th Virginia Calvary;  Mosby's Rangers...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860
Philip Auld Harrison Brown, 1860

Philip A. H. Brown was born on January 3, 1842 to John and Sarah Harrison Auld Brown in Baltimore, Maryland. He prepared for his undergraduate years at Lynchburg College in Virginia and then entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860
David Bachman Brunner, 1860

David Bachman Brunner was born on March 7, 1835 in Amity Township, Pennsylvania in what is now Washington County but then Berks. His Lutheran father, John Brunner, was a carpenter who purchased an area farm soon after David was born. His mother...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860
William Laws Cannon, 1860

Birth: April 6, 1839; Bridgeville, Delaware

Death: August 18, 1863 (age 24); Bel Air, Maryland

Military Service: USA, 1861-62

Unit: 1st Delaware Calvary 

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A. (Class of 1860)

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College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860
John Henry Grabill, 1860

Birth: March 8, 1839; Mount Jackson, Virginia

Death: May 31, 1871 (age 83); February 28, 1922 in Woodstock, Virginia

Military Service: CSA, 1861-65

Unit: Company G of the 33rd Virginia Volunteer Infantry "Grabill's Company";...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860
Thomas Morris Gunn, 1860

Thomas M. Gunn was born in Shelbyville in Shelby County, Kentucky on March 17, 1840. He was the youngest son of William and Francis Adams Gunn. William Gunn, a presiding elder of the Lexington District of the Presbyterian Church, died when his...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860
Charles Heydrick, 1860

Birth: September 20, 1832; Flourtown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Death: May 11, 1874 (age 42); Bridgeville, Delaware

Military Service: USA, 1863-65

Unit:  6th Regiment of Delaware Volunteers

Alma Mater:...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860
Clarence Gearhart Jackson, 1860

Birth: March 25, 1842; Berwick, Pennsylvania

Death: May 13, 1880 (age 38); Berwick, Pennsylvania

Military Service: USA, 1861-65

Unit: Company H, 84th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1860
William T. Kinzer

Birth: 1837; Blacksburg, Virginia

Death: July 15, 1864 (age 29); Point Lookout Prison, Maryland

Military Service: CSA, 1861-64

Unit: Company L, 4th Virginia Infantry

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A. (Class of 1860...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860
Rufus Edmonds Shapley, 1860

Rufus Edmonds Shapley was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on August 4, 1840, the son of Rufus and Susan Shapley and the older brother of William Wallace Shapley. He was educated locally and entered Dickinson College in Carlisle with the class of...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Honorary Degree
Year: Class of 1860
James Lester Shipley, 1860

J. Lester Shipley was born in Baltimore, Maryland on June 21, 1838, the eldest son of Charles and Mary George Shipley. He was educated at a private classical school for boys in the city and then entered Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860

Seth H. Yocum was born in Catawissa, Columbia County, Pennsylvania on August 2, 1834. He was educated in rural schools and then went to Philadelphia to learn the printing and editing trade. Yocum entered the class of 1860 at Dickinson College in...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1860
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