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Name:Augustus Berry Williams
Affiliation:Class of 1864
Biography & Genealogy:Williams Augustus Berry, Class of 1864: Born- December 20, 1843. Matriculated from Kanawha, (WV). At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Drill Master, Richmond spring 1861. On September 5, 1861 at Charleston (WV) joined 8th Va (US) (unit became 8th WV and eventually 7th WV Cavalry). Appointed 1st Lt, Company C December 16, 1861. Submitted resignation June 13, 1862 for reasons of health. Lt Col L. Loeser noted in indorsement: "on the grounds of the incompetency and inefficiency of Lt Williams much good would arise to the service" if he resigned. Approved with honorable discharge June 18, 1862. Post War Career: Merchant; lumber business. Died- ?
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