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Hugh CapertonRoster ID 1003
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1861|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Hugh Caperton, Class of 1861: Born- Nov. 24, 1839. Matriculated from Union, WVa. At VMI 17 days. Military Record: Enlisted at Union, WVa., on May 9, 1861, for 1 year in Co. D, 27th Virginia Infantry Regiment. Corporal. Discharged ca. September 7, 1861, for disability. Later joined Capt T. A. Bryan's Co., Va. Artillery (Monroe Artillery). 1st Sgt. Detailed for duty with Ordnance officer, Dept. of Western Va., as Ordance Sgt. On roster Capt. W. King's Co., Va. Artillery, Va. Local Defense Troops. Sighned oath May 11, 1865, at Charleston, WVa. Post War Career: Clerk, Farmer. First Cousin of Caperton, J '64, and Caperton, A '67. Nephew of Caperton, GH '51. Died- Feb. 11, 1905.|