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Wesley Patterson EdwardsRoster ID 2691
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1866|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Wesley Patterson Edwards, Class of 1866: Born- May 21, 1844. Matriculated from Lynchburg, VA. At VMI 4 months. Military Record: Resigned from VMI on Jan. 26, 1863; enlisted at Lynchburg Feb. 1, 1864; sent to Camp Lee on Feb. 12, 1864 and assigned as a Private, Company B, 2d Virginia Cavalry; in hospital (Charlottesville, Lynchburg) during September, 1864 (jaundice); on list of POWs paroled at Lynchburg. Post War Career: Farmer. Died- March 4, 1886.|