Sunday, July 26, 2015

Sunday's Obituary: West Fletcher

Baltimore Sun (MD)
18 February 1903


Mr. Fletch(er) Stricken with Heart Disease in His Store

Warrenton, Va., Feb. 17 - Mr. West Wood Fletch(er), merchant and postmaster at Buckland, Prince William County, died suddenly this morning shortly after opening his place of business.  His death was caused by heart trouble.

Mr. Fletcher was a gallant Confederate soldier and was a member of the Fauquier Guards of the Forth ninth Virginia Regiment.  A widow and several children survive him.

[West Fletcher lost a leg at Fredericksburg, VA in 1863 ~cgl]

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