Walter Mason Dickinson
Dedication: Walter Mason Dickinson (1856-1898).
MAC Professor of Military Science 1891-1896; 1897 INDEX dedication; Captain in the US Army.
Died at the battle of El Caney in Cuba during the Spanish American War. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Date: Dedicated 11/9/1898.
Inscription: "In loving remembrance of Walter Mason Dickinson. Captain 17th U.S. Infantry. Pupil - Teacher - Soldier. Mass. Agri. Coll. 1877 - West Point 1880. Born Amherst, 3rd, April 1856. Died on the field of Battle, El Caney 2nd, July 1898. 'The day will surely come when one could wish no other epitaph than this. He lived and died an American citizen.' Erected by his college friends"
Location: UMass Police Station first floor. Originally located in the Old Stone Chapel.
Map Coordinates: [B4]
GPS Coordinates: 42/23/42-N 23/23/43-W