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BG William Flank Perry
Birth: Mar. 12, 1823
Jackson County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1901
Bowling Green
Warren County
Kentucky, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Born in Jackson County, Georgia, he was president of East Alabama College, when appointed a Major in the 44th Alabama Infantry at the start of the Civil War. Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel following the 2nd Battle of Manassas, he became Colonel and took command of 44th Alabama following the Battle of Sharpsburg. He commanded the regiment at Gettysburg, Chickamauga, the Wilderness and Spotsylvania. In February 1865, he was promoted Brigadier General, assumed brigade command and kept it until the surrender at Appomattox. After the war, he became a professor of English and
philosophy at Ogden College in Bowling Green, Kentucky. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Douglas Brown Perry (1834 - 1906)
 
 Children:
  George Brown Perry (1854 - 1936)*
  Maggie C. Perry (1861 - 1900)*
  Lee A. Perry (1869 - 1892)*
  Willie Perry Simpson (1872 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Bowling Green
Warren County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section Triangle-3
 
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Record added: Mar 18, 2000
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- Rio girl 2
 Added: Jun. 16, 2017
Honoring you on your Birthday.
- Wagon Master
 Added: Mar. 12, 2017
For service rendered the Confederacy during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, General.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Dec. 7, 2016
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