Historical Rosters Database
Allen CapertonRoster ID 2831
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1867|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Allen Caperton, Class of 1867: Born- April 4, 1846. Matriculated from Union, WVa. At VMI 4 1/2 months. Military Record: Left VMI Jan. 12, 1864. Enlisted on April 15, 1864, at Pocky Point for war as Private, Co. B, 14th Va. Cavalry ($50 bounty). Wounded in action in head at Stephenson's Depot on July 20, 1864. Appointed Drill master (with 2nd Lt. pay) on Jan. 12, 1865. Assigned to 13th Battalion Va. light artillery. Also Adjutant of battalion as Lt. Post War Career: Farmer. Nephew of Caperton, GH '51. First cousin of Caperton, J '64. Nephew by marriage of Echols, JW '43. Died- Jan. 19, 1917, in King William County, Va.|