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Name:Edward Moon Dabney
Affiliation:Class of 1862
Biography & Genealogy:Edward Dabney Moon, Class of 1862: Born- March 18, 1839 in Memphis, Tennessee. Matriculated from Charlottesville, VA. At VMI 3 years. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond from July to April, 1861; Elected Captain, Company C, 52d Virginia and entered service at Staunton on July 16, 1861; Wounded in Action (right arm)at McDowell; Selected to command his regiment in October, 1862; Mortally wounded in action in the pelvis during the battle of Fredericksburg while acting as Major of the regiment; Regarded as a highly competent officer. Died- Dec. 23, 1862 in Fredericksburg, VA (some records indicate date of birth was March 28, date of death was Dec. 24).
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