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BG William Flank Perry

BG William Flank Perry

Birth
Jackson County, Georgia, USA
Death 7 Dec 1901 (aged 78)
Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section Triangle-3
Memorial ID 8931 · View Source
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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


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  • Added: 18 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8931
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for BG William Flank Perry (12 Mar 1823–7 Dec 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8931, citing Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .