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William Henry Cabell
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1845
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Death: May 15, 1864
New Market
Shenandoah County
Virginia, USA

The son of Robert Gamble Cabell and Margaret Caskie Cabell. His paternal grandfather, William H. Cabell, was a Governor of Virginia. He was attending Richmond College when he expressed the desire to enlist in a volunteer company. His father persuaded him to prepare for it at V.M.I. as a 16 year old in 1862.

He served as First Sergeant in Company D of the Corps of Cadets during the Battle of New Market. He was killed there.

General F. H. Smith, Superintendent of the Institute, wrote to the cadet's father, "Cadet William H. Cabell fell in the gallant discharge of his duty" 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Gamble Cabell (1809 - 1889)
  Margaret Sophia Caskie Cabell (1823 - 1867)
 
 Siblings:
  James Caskie Cabell (1844 - 1924)*
  William Henry Cabell (1845 - 1864)
  Robert Gamble Cabell (1847 - 1922)*
  Edward Carrington Cabell (1850 - 1883)*
  Elizabeth Caskie Cabell Ritchie (1851 - 1931)*
  Arthur Gratton Cabell (1853 - 1906)*
  Agness Bell Cabell Lottier (1856 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Sep 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21453636
William Henry Cabell
Added by: George Seitz
 
William Henry Cabell
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