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Name:William Walker Flannagan
Affiliation:Class of 1863
Biography & Genealogy:William Walker Flannagan, Class of 1863: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 6, 1843 in Charlottesville, Albemarle Co. Va. Father- Benjamin Collins Flannagan; Mother- Annie Virginia Timberlake. Pat. Grandfather- William Flannagan of Albemarle Co. Va.; Pat. Grandmother- Sally Curd Johnson of Fluvanna, Co. Va. Mat. Grandfather- Rev. Walker Timberlake of Albemarle Co. Va.; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Strange. Married- On Sept. 17, 1863 to Frances Jordan, daughter of John W. Jordan of Lexington, Rockbridge Co. Va. Children- 1- Dallas Flannagan; 2- Eva Flannagan who married Herman J. Redfield. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Feb. 13, 1862 as 2nd Classman (Junior); Dismissed Aug. 6, 1862 for culpable neglect; Reinstated Sept. 15, 1862; Graduated ca. July, 1863 ranking 4th in a class of 10. Military Record: Enlisted Dec. 14, 1863 at Richmond, Va. as Private in Co. I, 1st Confederate States Engineers; promoted to Sergeant; In hospital in Richmond July, 1864; Transferred by own request as Private to Captain G. W. Brown's '63 Company Va. Horse Artillery on Aug. 3, 1864; Made Corporal in late 1864. Careers: Banker; Financial Expert and Writer. Died- Oct. 11, 1923.