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William S. RudeRoster ID 2756
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1866|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William S. Rude, Class of 1866: Genealogy: Born- Jan. 29, 1845 in Shenandoah, Va. between New Market and Mt. Jackson. Father- Rev. Anders Randolph Rude; Mother- Elizabeth Caperton (widow of William Steenbergen) No information on grandparents. Married- Mary Frances Magee of Panola Co, Miss. on Aug. 13, 1872. Children- 1- Elbert Rudolph Rude; 2- Hugh Caperton Rude; 3- Elizabeth Cecilia Rude; 4- Maxey Forrest Rude; 5- Oliver Beirne Rude; 6- Alena Godey Rude; 7- Lynn Erksine Rude; 8- Nellie Preston Rude; 9- William Steenbergen Rude; 10- Ashby Rosser Rude; 11- Nancy Blanche Rude; 12- Mary Virginia Rude. VMI Record: Entered VMI- June 7, 1861; Suspended Dec. 14, 1863 for being absent without leave at night. Military Record: Enlisted at Hanover Junction May 25, 1864 for three years as Private in Co. K, 7th Va. Cavalry; Wounded in action (face and neck) June 11, 1864 at Trevilian Station; Captured Jan. 29, 1865 at Columbia Furnace; Held at Fort McHenry and Point Lookout, Md.; Exchanged late Feb. 1865; Careers: Planter. Died- Feb. 15, 1938. Buried at Coleman City Cemetery in Coleman Co. Tx.|