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Name:Edward Clarence Shepherd
Affiliation:Class of 1855
Biography & Genealogy:Edward Clarence Shepherd, Class of 1855. Genealogy: Born July 24, 1835, Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Father: James Shepherd; Mother: name unknown; no information about grandparents. VMI Record: entered August 4, 1851; graduated July 4, 1855, standing 8th of 16. Military Record: Enlisted 22 October 1861 at Centreville as Private, Company B, 2nd Virginia Infantry Regiment. Marriage: Amelia Adelaid Shock of Baltimore, Maryland on August 17, 1870; Four children- 1. Anna Isabelle, b. 1871 d. 1877. 2. Edward Clarence, Jr., b. 1876. 3. Clinton Webb, b. 1880. 4. George Randolph, b. 1883 d. 1903. Career: teacher; after war was Professor of Math, Frederick College (MD). Died August 29, 1907, Frederick, Maryland.
Additional Online Resources:Manuscript collection