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Name:Henry Winder Garrett
Affiliation:Class of 1867
Biography & Genealogy:Henry Winder Garrett, Class of 1867. New Market Cadet. Genealogy: Born- Dec. 23, 1844 in Williamsburg, Va. Father- Robert Major Garrett; Mother- Susan Comfort Winder. Pat. Grandfather- Richard Garrett; Pat. Grandmother- Anne Major. Mat. Grandfather- John Hamondson Winder; Mat. Grandmother- Comfort Quenton Gore. Never married. VMI Record: Entered VMI- April 22, 1863; Resigned Jan. 19, 1865 to enter Confederate Service; Made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1867, July 2, 1869. Military Record: Private in Co. A of the VMI Corps of Cadets in the Battle of New Market, May 15, 1864; Served with Corps of Cadets in the trenches in Richmond; Resigned Jan. 19, 1865; Unofficial source says he joined Col. J. S. Mosby's Regiment of Va. Cavalry; no official record of such service found. Careers: Student at William & Mary; Graduated from University of Va.; Lawyer; Farmer; Lived in Pulaski Co. Va. Died- May 6, 1879 near Williamsburg, Va.
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