Sunday, August 2, 2015

Sunday's Obituary: Captain W. F. Williams

Richmond Times Dispatch (VA)
7 April 1908

Captain W. F. Williams

Bristol, Va., April 6 - Captain W. F. Williams, sixty-six years old a native of Brentsville, Prince William County, Va., died here to-night of pneumonia.  He was captain of Company A, Fourth Virginia Regiment of the Confederate army.  For many years he was prominently connected with the railroads here.  Two sons and three daughters survive.  His only surviving sister, Mrs. Somerville, resides at Manassas.

[In the book 4th Virginia Cavalry by Kenneth L. Stiles, William F. Williams enlisted April 23, 1861 at Fairfax Courthouse at the age of 19.  He was discharged July 23, 1862. ~cgl]

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