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Name:Arthur Middleton Walkup
Affiliation:Class of 1866
Biography & Genealogy:Arthur Middleton Walkup, Class of 1866: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 14, 1846 in Botetourt Co. Va. Father- Dr. William E. Walkup; Mother- Marietta Womack. Pat. Grandfather- Arthur Walkup; Pat. Grandmother- Esther Mackey. Mat. Grandfather- William Womack; Mat. Grandmother- Jane Kyle. Married- Anne Gilmer Echols, daughter of Edward Carter Echols. Children- 1- Marietta Walkup, who married Emerald Baxter McNeer; 2- Nancy Walkup, who married James Stapleton Wills; 3- Elisabeth Walkup. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 2, 1862; Dismissed Jan. 27, 1863 for excessive demerits. Military Record: Joined Capt. J. F. Shield's Co. of Col. R. H. Burks's Regiment Botetourt Co. Home Guard, Va. Local Defense Troops at an unknown date; Enlisted as Private in Capt. H. C. Douthat's Co. Va. Light Artillery (Botetourt Artillery) on Sept. 26, 1863. Careers: Physician. Died- Jan. 31, 1912. Buried at Galathia Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Botetourt.
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