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IOWA BOY REWARDED - Calvin T. Titus 1901

TITUS, MACARTHUR, CORBIN

Posted By: Cheryl Locher Moonen (email)
Date: 12/19/2016 at 23:17:14

Dubuque Daily Telegraph April 1, 1901

IOWA BOY REWARDED
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For Scaling the Wall at Pekin
Calvin Titus Gets West
Point Cadetship
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Washington, April 1. The president today appointed Calvin T. Titus to be a cadet-at-large at the West Point Academy. Titus was the first solider to scale the wall at Pekin, and General Corbin today cabled MacArthur at Manila to send young Titus home on the first available transport in order that he may take entrance examinations to the academy. Titus is 19 years of age and resides at Vinton, Iowa.


 

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