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Name:Waller Tazewell Patton
Affiliation:Class of 1855
Biography & Genealogy:Waller Tazewell Patton. Born July 15, 1835, Fredericksburg, VA.; graduate, VMI Class of 1855, standing 2nd in a Class of 16; after graduation practiced law in Culpeper, VA; Colonel, 7th Virginia Infantry Regiment, CSA; mortally wounded at Gettysburg and died in the College Hospital at Gettysburg on July 21, 1863. Father- John Mercer Patton; Mother- Margaret French Williams. Pat. Grandfather- Robert Patton; Pat. Grandmother- Anne Gordon Mercer. Mat. Grandfather- Isaac Hite Williams; Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Coleman Slaughter Williams. Marriage and Children- no information. Career: Lawyer, Faculty at VMI(cadet asst.).
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