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Name:Charles Henry Dear
Affiliation:Class of 1865
Biography & Genealogy:Charles Henry Dear, Class of 1865: Born- July 26, 1846. Matriculated from Washington, D.C. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Joined Company D, Col J.S. Mosby's Regiment of Virginia Cavalry (43d Battalion Virginia Cavalry)in 1863; served as a scout for Mosby; unofficial source says he was Wounded in Action 12 times by bullets and several more by sabre; paroled May 17, 1865 at Winchester. Post War Career: Farmer, hotel keeper, public official, US Revenue Service. Died- Jan. 5, 1929 in Washington, D.C.
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