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William Shields McClinticRoster ID 2316
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1864MS|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William S. McClintic, Class of 1864MS: Born- Nov. 29, 1843 near Natural Bridge Rockbridge Co. Va. Later lived in Longwood, Va. Father- Shanklin McClintic; Mother- Margaret Shields. Pat. Grandfather- William McClintic; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Shaklin. Mat. Grandfather- Capt. William Shields; Mat. Grandmother- Margaret Wilson, daughter of John Wilson. Married- Bettie Arnold. Children- 1- Mrs. Virginia Irene McClintic Nelson; 2- Harry Alexander McClintic; 3- Robert Shanklin McClintic; 4- Mrs. Bessie McClintic Hampton 5- Mrs. Maude McClintic Jackson 6- Mrs. Blanche McClintic Reily. Entered VMI- May 21, 1861. During this period, the Institute was officially closed down because of the Civil War and cadets who enrolled at this time, mainly did so to train for service only. They were drilled by cadets left on guard duty and studied Military Science and Tactics only, and usually stayed no more than a month before joining the Confederate Army. The reason for the 1864 designation is because if the Institute had been in regular session, 1864 is the class that these 'Military Science' cadets would have graduated with. McClintic was in this program for five weeks. Civil War Service- Private in Capt. A. Graham's Co. (1st Rockbridge Artillery) Was frequently on sick leave throughout the War. Paroled at Appomattox in 1865. Career- Farmer; President of Missouri Senate. Died- Nov. 15, 1908 in Monroe City, MO.|