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Name:William T. Dillard
Affiliation:Class of 1867
Biography & Genealogy:William T. Dillard, Jr., Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- August 23, 1846, in Allen's Creek, Va. Father- General Terisha Washington Dillard; Mother- Mary Elizabeth Dillard. Pat. Grandfather- Col. James Spottswood; Pat. Grandmother- Narcissa Elizabeth Turner. Mat. Grandfather- Col. William Dillard; Mat. Grandmother- Sallie Stoval Christian. Married- Mary Evans, on March 15, 1892. Children- William Evans Dillard, VMI, 1913. Matriculated to VMI from Allen's Creek, VA. At VMI 1 year, 1 month. Military Record: entered VMI on Aug. 21, 1863; Wounded in Action (head, right leg) at New Market while serving as a Private with D Company; with Corps in Richmond trenches during the fall of 1864; spent December, 1864 in a Richmond hospital due to pneumonia; left on medical furlough on Dec. 12, 1864 and was unable to return to service; paroled in Amherst County on May 23, 1865 as a Cadet Corporal with Company A. Post War Career: At University of Virginia 1873-74; Amherst County Court Judge 1879-97. Died- Oct. 4, 1898 in Amherst County.