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Name:William Holmes Fowle
Affiliation:Class of 1859
Biography & Genealogy:William Holmes Fowle, Class of 1859: Born- April 1, 1840. Matriculated from Alexandria, VA. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: entered army for 1 year on April 17, 1861 at Alexandria as a 1st Lieutenant with Company H, 17th Virginia; appointed temporary Captain on April 27, 1862; Wounded in Action at Seven Pines on May 31, 1862; absent on conscript duty in late 1862; Wounded in Action on May 16, 1864 at Drewry's Bluff (lower fibula); unfit for field duty; assigned as Provost Marshall, Bedford County, VA. Post War Career: Merchant; U.S. Civil Service. Died: Dec. 6, 1903.
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