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Name:William Hugh McDowell
Affiliation:Class of 1867
Biography & Genealogy:William Hugh McDowell, Class of 1867, the "Ghost Cadet": New Market Cadet; Private, Co. B. Genealogy: Born- December 31, 1846 in Iredell County, N.C. Father- Robert Irwin McDowell; Mother- Rebekah Brevard. Pat. Grandfather- Hugh McDowell; Pat. Grandmother- Margaret Irwin. Mat. Grandfather- Franklin Brevard; Mat. Grandmother- Margaret Jack Conner. "Died on the Field of Honor". Died- May 15, 1864, in New Market, Va. He is buried beneath the New Market Battle Monument at VMI.
Additional Online Resources:Ghost Cadet Resources