In Remembrance: William Young Warren Ripley ’43 Died on September 7 2013

William Young Warren Ripley of Charleston, South Carolina, passed on September 7, 2013. William had served as a Second Lieutenant Artillery Forward Observer in the Italian Campaign of World War II, before working as reporter for first the State Newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, and then the Charleston Evening Post. William was later author or editor of several works, including Artillery and Ammunition of the Civil War, an authoritative work on US and Confederate cannons and projectiles.

Charleston's Post and Courier published a full obituary on September 8, 2013.

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