Historical Rosters Database

Search | Browse by Name | Browse by Class

Details for Roster ID 736

Name:William Bowen Gallaher
Affiliation:Class of 1860
Biography & Genealogy:William Bowen Gallaher, Class of 1860: Born- Feb 10, 1840. Matriculated from Waynesboro, Va. born in Shepherdston, Va. (now West Virginia). Military Record: At VMI 1 year. Enlisted May 2, 1861 at Waynesboro for 1 year in Company E, 1st Virginia Cavalry. Became 2nd Lt. July 4, 1861. Tendered resignation August 11, 1861 (unofficial source says for ill health). Absent on the Sept-Oct 1861 roll. No further records found. Post War Career: Farmer. Married Amelia Frances Briscoe in 1864. Died: April 19, 1911 in Waynesboro, Va.
Photograph:No digital image available