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William Barret PendletonRoster ID 780
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1860|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Barret Pendleton, Class of 1860: Born- Jan. 12, 1838. Father- Dr. Madison Pendleton; Mother- Elizabeth Kimbrough Barret. Pat. Grandfather- Col. Edmund Pendleton; Pat. Grandmother- Unity Yancey Kimbrough. Mat. Grandfather- Peter Strachan Barret; Mat. Grandmother- Sallie Kimbrough. Married- Juliana Pendleton (a cousin?) widow of Mr. Meredith. Childen- 1- Philip H. Pendleton; 2- William Barret Pendleton, Jr.; 3- Mrs. Dr. S.B. Moon [given name unknown]. Entered VMI- July 22, 1856; Graduated- July 4, 1860 standing 31 in a class of 41. Civil War Service- Enlisted Apr. 24, 1861 as 1st Lt. of Co. G, 23rd Va. Infantry. Appointed Adjutant May 17, 1861 then to Brig. Asst. Acting Adjutant General in Aug. 1861; Assigned to Captain as Asst. Adjutant General on Brig. Gen. W. B. Taliaferro's staff Apr. 2, 1862; Lost leg, wounded in action at Cedar Mountain. Ordered to duty with Conscript Bureau as Asst. Enrolling Officer, 7th Congressional Dist. of Va. in spring of 1863; Retired to Invaild Corps Aug. 1864. Careers- Civil Engineer; Farmer; Public Official; Rep. of Louisa Ct. House in Va. House of Delegates 1897-98. Died- June 17, 1914.|