||"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"