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Name:William Barber Goolrick
Affiliation:Class of 1868
Biography & Genealogy:William Barber Goolrick, Class of 1868: Genealogy: Born- ca. March, 1847. Lived in Fredericksburg, Va. Father- Peter Goolrick; Mother- Jane Tuckett. No information on grandparents. Married- Celia Hamilton Nelson of Albemarle Co. Va. on Jan. 1, 1873. Children- 1- K. N. Goolrick; 2- Charles T. Goolrick; 3- William K. Goolrick; 4- Jennie M. Goolrick; 5- Bruce Goolrick; 6- Nora E. Goolrick. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Dec. 24, 1864; Left in April, 1865. Military Record: In 1st Confederate States Engineers 1863-64; entered VMI and served with Corps of Cadets in the trenches at Richmond until April 1865; unofficial source says he then served with an artillery unit for a time, but no further official records are found. Careers: Druggist in Fredericksburg, Va. Died- Feb. 11, 1909.
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