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Name:William Henry Cabell
Affiliation:Class of 1865
Biography & Genealogy:William Henry Cabell, Class of 1865. New Market Cadet. "Died on the Field of Honor." Genealogy: Born- Nov. 13, 1845 in Richmond, Va. Father- Dr. Robert Gamble Cabell; Mother- Margaret Caskie. Pat. Grandfather- Judge William H. Cabell who was once Gov. of Virginia and later President of Court of Appeals. [No information on Pat. Grandmother or Mat. Grandparents] Siblings- James Caskie Cabell; Henry Landon Cabell; Mrs. Albert C. Richie, mother of the Gov. of Maryland; Mrs. John D. Lottier; Mrs. Boykin Wright [Maiden names of the sisters are unknown and there were two other siblings whose names are unknown] VMI Record: Entered VMI- Dec. 31, 1861. Served as First Sergeant in Co. D of the Corps of Cadets during the Battle of New Market. Died- May 15, 1864 Killed in Action at the Battle of New Market.