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Willis Fearn MoselyRoster ID 1028
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1861|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Willis Fearn Mosely, Class of 1861: Born- 1840. Matriculated from Howardsville, Va. At VMI 1 year, 2 months. Military Record: Unofficial source says served as Private, Company D, 56th Virginia 1861-62. No official record of such service found. Enlisted October 1, 1862 at Buckingham for 3 years or war as Private, Company K, 4th Virginia Cavalry. Wounded in action at Raccoon Ford fall 1862. Sick in hospital 9Richmond) August 1864 (diarrhea) and March 1865 (abscess). (Some records show date cavalry enlistment October 10; place Berkely). Post War Career: Farmer; lumber manufacturer. Died- c1884 in a sawmill accident.|