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Maj William Cowherd Scott
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Birth: Aug. 13, 1825
Orange County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1909
Gordonsville
Orange County
Virginia, USA

Born at Edgefield, son of John Scott and Anne Cowherd Scott. He married Pamelia Augusta Graves on 10 Jan 1850.
Their children were:
William Crittenden
Anna Pleasants
John Wickliffe
Lucy Livingston
Mary Augusta
Charles Lee
Sarah Walker
Kate Grymes
Lilian Wight and
Robert Edward.
Their home was Waverly, Orange County, Virginia.

He entered the Civil War at the outbreak of hostilities in 1861 as a Captain of the Gordonsville Grays, company C, 13th Virginia Infantry. In 1863 he resigned his commission since all his family were seriously ill with scarlet fever. Within a month he rejoined the army with Henshaw's Battery, and again rose to the rank of Captain. He was in a majority of the important battles of the war. At its close he held the rank of Major, Chief Quarter Master of Artillery of the 3rd Corps, Northern Army of Virginia. Some years before his death he sold his home Waverly and moved to Gordonsville.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Scott (1796 - 1871)
  Ann Cowherd Scott (1799 - 1870)
 
 Children:
  Anna Pleasants Scott (1853 - 1929)*
  Charles Lee Scott (1864 - 1907)*
  Robert Edward Scott (1874 - 1935)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Cowherd Scott (1825 - 1909)
  Ann Eliza Scott Garnett (1827 - 1905)*
  John Wickliff Scott (1828 - 1915)*
  Marcia Pleasant Scott Poindexter (1830 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maplewood Cemetery
Gordonsville
Orange County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Sep 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15889149
Maj William Cowherd Scott
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C.S.A., Major William Cowherd Scott
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Apr. 16, 2015

- Robin
 Added: Jun. 20, 2014

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