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Lewis Burwell WilliamsRoster ID 607
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1855|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Lewis Burwell Williams, Class of 1855: Born- Sept. 13, 1855 in Orange Court House, VA. Father- Lewis Burwell Williams; Mother- Mary Williams Catlett. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Robert Catlett; Mat. Grandmother- Ann Clayton Frett. Never Married, no children. Entered VMI- July 15, 1851; Graduated July 4, 1855 Class Standing 4 in class of 16 Career- Asst. Prof. of Math and Tactics; Lawyer. Civil War Service- Col. 1st Va. Inf. C.S.A. Died- July 3, 1863, killed at Gettysburg while commanding brigade.|