Historical Rosters Database
William Hazelwood ButlerRoster ID 810
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1868|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Hazelwood Butler, Class of 1868. New Market Cadet. Genealogy: Born- March 5, 1846 in Caroline Co. Va. Father- John D. Butler; Mother- Lucy Ellen Gatewood; Pat. Grandfather- Issac Butler; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Cobb; Mat. Grandfather- George Washington Gatewood; Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Temple Married- Jennie Smith, daughter of Thomas Smith of Hope, Ark. Children- 1- Lucy Butler b. 1879, who married Mr. Philips of Denver, CO. 2- Mary (Mollie) Butler b. 1881, she married (1) Claude A. Billingsley in 1897 and (2) Douglas M. Sugg of Denver CO ca. 1909. 3-Bryan Butler b. 1889. 4- Charleigh (Charlene) Butler b. 1892, married Russell E. Barnard. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 15, 1863; Graduated- July 3, 1868 standing 4 in a class of 11. Civil War Service: Private in Co. A of the Corps of VMI Cadets during the Battle of New Market, May 15, 1864 Careers: Asst. Professor of Mineralogy, Latin & Tactics at VMI; Farmer in Ark.; Cotton Broker in Texarkana, TX. Died- Sept. 10, 1896 in Caroline Co. Va. where he'd moved back to just a short time before his death.|