Historical Rosters Database
William I. PrestonRoster ID 315
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1852|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William I. Preston, Class of 1852: Genealogy: Born- May 12, 1832, in Lynchburg, Va. Father- Moses H. Preston; Mother- unknown. Pat. Grandfather- Isaac Preston; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandparents: unknown. Married- Missouri Tempest Sterling; 1st child- William Douglas Preston; 2nd- Richard Andrew Preston; 3rd- Mrs. Mande Preston Coburn; 4th- Mrs. Belle Preston Brown. Military Record- Civil War; LtCol., 4th Missouri Cavalry, C.S.A. 3rd and 4th Confederate Regular Cavalry. Career: Militia Officer, Civil Engineer; Educator. Died- Aug. 30, 1882, in Monticello, Arkansas.|