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This large stone memorial was erected by the cadets to honor those cadets prior to the Civil War who died as result of injuries or actions. At the top are a small replica cannon and flags. On one side at the top is a book inscribed with a tribute to a young cadet who died as result of a cannon accident at the Academy in 1817 on the opposite side is a tablet inscribed with a tribute to those cadets who had died and dedicated by the cadets of 1818. Around the middle column of the memorial are individual stones with the names with the names, home state and age at death of the cadets who perished.

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