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Trivia Question 3-20-17 Who Am I?

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  1. Trivia Master

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    I was named after a Commodore and was in the Navy before the Civil War. Later, I graduated from the United States Military Academy and during the war I was an Engineer for the Army of the Potomac. A woodpecker is named after me. Who am I?

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    He was Robert Stockton Williamson.


    He was named after Commodore Robert F. Stockton, a family friend.

    His bird relationship.

    A handsome woodpecker of the western mountains, the Williamson's Sapsucker, like other sapsuckers, specializes in drilling sap wells in trees.

    Source Wikipedia.
     
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    Robert S. Williamson, Williamson's Sapsucker is the name of the Woodpecker.
     
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    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia { The Williamson Sapsucker ]

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    Robert Stockton Williamson
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    Robert S. Williamson
    Born (1825-01-21)January 21, 1825
    Oxford, New York
    Died November 10, 1882(1882-11-10) (aged 57)
    San Francisco, California
    Place of Burial San Francisco Masonic Cemetery
    Allegiance [​IMG] United States of America
    Union
    Service/branch [​IMG] United States Army
    Union Army
    Years of service 1848–1882
    Rank [​IMG] Lieutenant Colonel
    Unit Corps of Engineers
    Battles/wars
    American Civil War

    Robert Stockton Williamson (January 21, 1825 – November 10, 1882) was an American soldier and engineer, noted for conducting surveys for the transcontinental railroad in California and Oregon.
     
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    You are: Robert Stockton Williamson

     
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