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Name:William Albert Lockett
Affiliation:Class of 1862
Biography & Genealogy:William Albert Lockett, Class of 1862: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 21, 1839 in Marion Ala. Father- Napoleon Lockett of Marion, Ala.; Mother- Mary Clay Lockett (probably his cousin). Pat. Grandfather- Dr. Henry W. Lockett of Prince Edward Co. Va; Pat. Grandmother- Saliva Watkins, daughter of Frank Walkins and Agnes Wodson. Mat. Grandfather- Col. Samuel L. Lockett; Mat. Grandmother- Susan Watkins, daughter of Benjamin Watkins and Elizabeth Cary. Married- Annie E. Moore, daughter of Gov. Andrew Moore of Ala. on Jan. 1, 1861. Children- 1- Mrs. T.F. Turner [given name unknown]; 2- Julia F. Lockett. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 31, 1859; Court Martialed July 7, 1860 and later dismissed for playing cards. Civil War Record: Enlisted at May 24, 1861 at Marion, Ala. as Sgt. of Co. G 4th Ala. Regiment; Wounded in action at the first Battle of Manassas; Transferred to Co. H 20th Ala. Regiment as 2nd Lieut. on Sept. 10, 1861; Promoted to 1st Lieut. Nov. 26, 1861; On detached service in late 1862; Captured at Vicksburg, Ms. July 4, 1863; Paroled July 8, 1863; Captured at Peachtree Creek July 20, 1864 and held at Johnson's Island, Oh.; Release on oath Jun. 15, 1865. Careers: Surgeon; also worked for the Santa Fe Railroad in Amarillo, TX. Died- June 26, 1926 in Tx.
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