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Name:Charles Scott Cowherd
Affiliation:Class of 1864MS
Biography & Genealogy:Charles Scott Cowherd, Class of 1864MS: Born- 1838. Matriculated from Gordonsville. At VMI for 4 weeks. At UVA 1857-1858. Military Record: Wrote VMI 22 May 1861, "Wishing to enter the military Institute under its present organization." Enlisted 5 August 1861 at Camp Blair for 1 year as a Pvt, Company C, 13th Virginia. Admitted to Moore Hospital (General Hospital Number 1), Danville, VA on 27 December 1861 for typhoid fever. Transferred to General Hospital in Richmond, VA. Died- 4 January 1862 in Orange County. (Some records show date of death as 3 January).
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