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George Baylor HornerRoster ID 371
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1854|
|Biography & Genealogy:||George Baylor Horner, Class of 1854: Born- July 1, 1833 in Warrenton, Va. Father- Joseph Horner; Mother- Eliza Baylor. Pat. Grandfather- William Horner; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Edmonds. Mat. Grandfather- John Walker Baylor; Mat. Grandmother- Anne Fitzhugh. Married- Rowena Seldon. Children- One son, name unknown. Entered VMI- July 30, 1850; Graduated- July 4, 1854 standing 10th in class of 14. Civil War Record- Entered service May 1, 1861 1st Lt. in 1st. Va. Battalion, C.S.A; in hospital 11 June-9 August 1862 (debility); unofficial source says he was wounded in the Second Battle of Manassas; Promoted to Captain Co. C. Dec 8, 1862; detailed as provost-marshal, Guinea's Station, Mar-Apr 1863; In hospital in Richmond, Feb-Mar 1864 (syphilis); paroled at Appomattox 1865. Career- Farmer, Lawyer. Died- Feb. 7, 1892.|