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Name:William Dabney Stuart
Affiliation:Class of 1850
Biography & Genealogy:William Dabney Stuart (Class of 1850), born September 30, 1830, at Staunton, Virginia; Parents: Thomas Jefferson Stuart and Martha M. Dabney; preparatory work at Staunton Academy; entered the Virginia Military Institute in July 1847 and was graduated in July 1850, standing 3rd in a class of 17; following graduation taught at VMI (1850-1853) and subsequently was Principal of classical schools in Washington D.C. and Richmond, Virginia; married Frances Harris of Loudoun Co., VA (three children--Martha, Mary Bell, and William); During Civil War briefly commanded 15th Virginia; then Colonel, 56th Virginia Infantry Regiment CSA; mortally wounded at Gettysburg; died in a hospital in Staunton, VA on July 29, 1863. His papers are available on our website in full-text format (follow "web resource" link).
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Additional Online Resources:William Dabney Stuart Papers