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William Wofford Rich
Birth: Jun. 4, 1823
Habersham County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1892
Etowah County
Alabama, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer. After serving as a United States Marshal during the late 1850s, and as a 1st Lieutenant in the War with Mexico, he became a Lieutenant Colonel and Battalion Commander of the Phillips Legion of Georgia Volunteer Cavalry (CSA) under Jeb Stuart during the Civil War. He led his Georgia Legion at Gettysburg and all the major battles of Northern Virginia including Chancelsorsville. After the war he was twice elected Treasurer of Bartow County, Georgia, and also elected to two terms as Bartow County Sheriff. (bio by: Darryl Starnes) 
Family links: 
  Basheba E Sisson Rich (1833 - 1885)*
  Savannah G Rich Trotter (1856 - 1892)*
  Sallie Lee Rich Christopher (1863 - 1927)*
  William Rich (1868 - 1870)*
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Oak Hill Cemetery
Bartow County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Section one
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Darryl Starnes
Record added: Dec 19, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6036739
William Wofford Rich
Added by: Davis E. McCollum
William Wofford Rich
Added by: Darryl Starnes
William Wofford Rich
Added by: Debbie G.~ In Memory of Dad, John A. Geurin
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Colonel for services rendered the Confederacy during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 26, 2016

- Dixie Home Georgia
 Added: Dec. 25, 2015
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Apr. 16, 2015
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