Historical Rosters Database
William Boggan CashRoster ID 2038
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1876|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Boggan Cash, Class of 1876: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 19, 1855 at Cash's Depot, Chesterfield Co. SC. Father- Col. E.B.C. Cash; Mother- Allan E. Ellerbe (his cousin) Pat. Grandfather- Col. Boggan Cash; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Ellerbe. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. William C. Ellerbe; Mat. Grandmother- Esther Sanders. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 1, 1872; Graduated June 29, 1876 standing 34th in a class of 35. Careers: Planter; cattle raiser; Cheif of Staff to Gov. Wade Hampton. Died- May 15, 1884. He had fought two duels in South Carolina. (His father was also a duelist). He later killed someone in a feud and when he refused to surrender to authorities he was killed by a posse in the swamps of his own plantation.|