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Enoch Berry Wills

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7th Regiment Cavalry, Company I,  Union  USA 

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 Enoch Berry Wills was born 28 February 1832 in Grayson County, Virginia.  He married Rebecca Jane Cook 17 September 1856 in Wyoming County, Virginia.   Their children were: William born 1856, Mary Frances born 15 October 1856 Rockcastle, Wyoming County, Virginia, Victoria born 12 June 1858 and Stephen born 1864.  After Rebecca Jane died Enoch had three more wifes, Julia Ann Wyatt, Nancy Laxton and Sarilda Laxton.  He died 24 September 1900.

Enoch Berry Wills was a Private  in the War Between the States.  He enlisted in  Co. I, 7th Regiment WV Cavalry, USA 7 December 1861 in Wyoming County, VA.  He was captured at Middleton 5 miles South of Stephens City which is south of Winchester, on the Union chase for Stonewall Jackson through the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

His occupation was a farmer, carpenter and turner. There are still tables in Wyoming County, West Virginia that he made.  He was 5'11" tall, had fair complexion, blue eyes and light hair.  He was captured at the Battle of Bull Run 2 September 1862 and was a P.O.W. 13 September 1862 and sent to Aiken's Landing, VA. 

Enoch B. Wills 7th Cavalry, Co. I (USA) Enoch is buried at Cook Cemetery, Rockview, Wyoming County, West Virginia.  The cemetery is off Route 97 Past the State highway garage, up the hill behind Phillips house in Rockview, and behind the Johnson house, near Mathew Bailey Creek.

Enoch B. Wills
7th WVA Cav  Co I

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In Addition:
William C. Wills born 1836 in Fayette Co., Virginia. Killed in the War between 1863 and 1865. He served in Co I, 7th Cavalry WV also.  He married Angeline Cook.

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