Historical Rosters Database

Search | Browse by Name | Browse by Class

Details for Roster ID 2658

This is a summary. Contact the Archives for additional biographical information.

Name:Samuel Francis Atwill
Affiliation:Class of 1866
Biography & Genealogy:Samuel Francis Atwill, Class of 1866: New Market Cadet; Corporal, Co. A. "Died on the Field of Honor". Genealogy: Born- January 31, 1846, at Atwillton, near Montrose, Westmoreland Co., Va. Father- Samuel Bailey Atwill; Mother- Jane Ann Broun. Pat. Grandfather- Francis Atwill; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Lyell. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Broun; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth G. Lee. Died- July 20, 1864, in Staunton, Va. from wounds received during the Battle of New Market, May 15, 1864.
Photograph:
Additional Online Resources:Cadet letters and related documents are available online