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William Edward WatkinsRoster ID 1745
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1864|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Watkins William Edward, Class of 1864: Born- ? Matriculated from Bloomberg, Va. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Drill Master, spring 1861. Enlisted March 10, 1862 at Halifax for 3 years as Pvt, Capt S.T. Wright's Company Va Heavy Artillery (Halifax Artillery; Company C, 12th Battalion La Heavy Artillery). Absent sick spring-summer 1862. Sgt on November-December 1862 roll. Signed parole May 8, 1865. No further record found. Died- ? Unofficial source says died soon after war from disease contracted in service.|