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Jesse Arthur (14 Jan. 1846-10 May 1919)

Jesse Arthur was the son of John W. Arthur (1792-1862), a plantation owner, and his wife, Cornelia Truax (1818-1874). He was born in Camden, SC. Jesse was too young to join the Confederate service until late in the War. In … Continue reading

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George Walter Clements Blatterman (3 Aug. 1820-23 Mar. 1912)

George W. Blatterman (or Blættermann, as he is listed in the U.Va. Matriculation Books) was born in England. He had lost his parents at four years old, and was adopted by his aunt, Mrs. Charlotte Elizabeth Blættermann (ca. 1776-1864), and … Continue reading

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John Nicholas Galleher (17 Feb. 1839-7 Dec. 1891)

John Nicholas Galleher was born in Washington, KY, the son of Corbin Galleher (1805-1873), a merchant and hotel keeper, and his wife, Elizabeth Johnson Riley (1809-1890). John was educated at the University of Virginia during sessions 33 and 34 (1856-1858), … Continue reading

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Marcus Blakey Allmond (17 Aug. 1851-7 Sep. 1909)

Marcus Blakey Allmond was an educator and a poet. He was born in Stanardsville, VA, and was the son of Alfred Dismukes Allmond (1818-1897) and his wife, Jane Allen Blakey (1826-1892). Alfred D. Allmond was the brother of Andrew Jackson … Continue reading

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