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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1827

Vol. I
p394
484

(Born Va.)

William B. Magruder

(Ap'd Va.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1822, to July 1, 1827, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut. of Infantry, July 1, 1827.

On authorized graduation leave of absence, July 1, 1827, to Oct. 25, 1827.

Resigned, Oct. 25, 1827.

Civil History. — Sheriff of Jefferson County, Va., 1827‑30. Merchant, Chambersburg, Pa., 1832‑33. Captain and Adjutant, Virginia Militia, 1827‑39. Farmer, near Shelbyville, Mo., 1839‑59. Colonel, Missouri Militia, 1841‑50. Asst. Engineer, Louisville, Ky., and Shelbyville, Mo., Railroad, 1850‑52. Principal of Bourbon, Ky., Female Institute, 1852‑57; and of Winchester, Ky., Female Collegiate Institute, 1857‑60. Farmer, Shelby County, Mo., 1866‑77.

Died, Aug. 4, 1877, in Shelby Co., Mo.: Aged 69.


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