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LTC William Chapman
Birth: Apr. 17, 1840
Death: Sep. 6, 1929

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Born on April 17, 1840, in Luray, Virginia, at the start of the Civil War, he attended the University of Virginia, when he volunteered for military service. He joined the Confederate Dixie Artillery attached to General James Longstreet’s division, fought in the first Battle of Bull Run and the Peninsular Campaign. By the time of the second Battle of Bull Run in August 1862, he was a Captain in command of an artillery battery. After a period of service as a conscript officer, he joined Colonel John Singleton Mosby’s 43rd Virginia Cavalry unit. As a Lieutenant Colonel, he was Colonel Mosby's trusted second in command and fought in large battles as well as raiding in the areas of northern Virginia controlled by Union forces. After the war, he had a career working for the U.S. Government first as a railway postal clerk and then as a revenue agent for the Internal Revenue Service. He died on September 6, 1929, at age of 89 in Greensboro, North Carolina. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Bloomfield Cemetery
Bloomfield
Stoddard County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 29, 2001
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LTC William Chapman
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LTC William Chapman
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LTC William Chapman
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