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William Henry Fitzhugh Payne
Birth: Jan. 27, 1830
Clifton
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1904
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the start of the Civil War, he was a lawyer in practice when he enlisted in the Confederate Army and was commissioned a Major in the 4th Virginia Cavalry. In actions at Williamsburg, he was severely wounded, captured, prisoner exchanged and returned to duty as Lieutenat Colonel of the 2nd North Carolina Cavalry, He led the 2nd North Carolina at Chancellorsville, was captured again and imprisoned at Johnson's Island. After being exchanged, he was appointed Brigadier General in November 1864 and served in final operations around Richmond, Virginia. After the war, he resumed law practice as the general counsel for the Southern Railway Company. He died in Washington D.C. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Winston Payne (1831 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  William Winter Payne (1853 - 1908)*
  Sarah Robb Tyler Payne (1865 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Warrenton Cemetery
Warrenton
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11047
William Henry Fitzhugh Payne
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