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Maj William Edmond Breese
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1848
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1917
Brevard
Transylvania County
North Carolina, USA

Son of Cornelia Edmond Breese born in Vergennes, Vermont.
W.E. Breese is listed as a private with Company B, Battalion of Georgia Military Institute Cadets, which served from May 10, 1864, until May 20, 1864, beginning in Charleston, S.C., and being disbanded in Brevard, N.C., according to National Archives' records. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Cebra Breese (1808 - 1883)
 
 Spouses:
  Margaret Lowndes Peronneau Breese (1849 - 1880)*
  Mary Motte Hume Breese (1858 - 1890)*
 
 Children:
  William Edmond Breese (1873 - 1939)*
  Cornelia Elizabeth Breese Kirksey (1877 - 1957)*
  Robert Hume Breese (1884 - 1932)*
  Edmond Cebra Breese (1885 - 1950)*
  Margaret Washington Breese (1887 - 1962)*
  Stuart Van Vechten Breese (1888 - 1907)*
  Mary Hume Breese Allison (1890 - 1964)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Edmond Breese (1848 - 1917)
  Mary Cornelia Breese (1856 - 1937)*
  Robert Edmond Breese (1857 - 1905)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Magnolia Cemetery
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Cemetery Committee
Originally Created by: Saratoga
Record added: May 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26982504
Maj William Edmond Breese
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Maj William Edmond Breese
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Maj William Edmond Breese
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- Tom Fagart
 Added: Jan. 28, 2013
PVT. 4TH CLASS WILLIAM EDMOND BREESE, CO A (ALSO CALLED CITADEL CADETS) A STUDENT AT THE CITADEL. CO B WAS ALSO KNOWN AS ARSENAL CADETS. WILLIAM BECAME A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WHEN THE BATTALION OF STATE CADETS WAS ESTABLISHED 28 JANUARY 1861 AT THE CITADE...(Read more)
- Tom Fagart
 Added: Jan. 28, 2013
HONORING A CONFEDERATE SOLDIER: AFTER THE WAR HE WAS IN THE BANKING BUSINESS, OPENING THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF ASHEVILLE, NC. HE WAS ACTIVE IN THE UCV "UNITED CONFEDERATE VETERANS" ATTAINING THE RANK OF MAJOR IN THE ORGANIZATION.
- Tom Fagart
 Added: Jan. 28, 2013
 
 
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