Historical Rosters Database
William Lynn Lewis CochranRoster ID 2288
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|Middle Name:||Lynn Lewis|
|Affiliation:||Class of 1864MS|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Lynn Lewis Cochran, Class of 1864MS: Born- 27 May 1838. Matriculated from Charlottesville, VA. At VMI for 6 weeks. At UVA 1860-1861, 1865-1866. Military Record: Lame from childhood. Appointed 18 October 1861 to Capt, Quartermaster Department. Unofficial source says he served with Brig Gen J.B. Floyd. Resigned 12 December 1861. No further record found. Post War Career: Lawyer, Public Official. Mayor of Charlottesville, VA 1869-1875. He was a Mason, Odd Fellow, Knight of Pythias. Brother of Cochran, HP (VMI Class of 1864 MS).|