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Bayly Blakemore Buck Garrett

Obituary of Richard B. Bayly, Front Royal, Virginia.

Richard B. Bayly, born in Front Royal, Va., October 23, 1844, died at that place on August 15, 1921, aged seventy-seven years.

When war broke out in 1861 he joined Company E, 7th Virginia Cavalry, commanded by Col. Horace Buck, Laurel Brigade, Rosser's Division C. S. A., and he served in all the Valley campaigns throughout the war; was wounded at Cedar Creek in Early's fight with Sheridan.

After the close of the war young Bayly went to Washington and Lee College, graduated in law, and was elected commonwealth's attorney for Warren County, Va. When his term expired, he resumed his law practice. In 1870 he went to Philadelphia, Pa., and practiced there, but after the death his partner he retunred to Front Royal and continued in practice until his death. In 1876 he married Miss Mary Garrett, of Bryn Mawr, Pa., who died some years ago. He leaves one daughter, now in Washington, D. C., and a son in Philadelphia.

[R. M. Blakemore, Adjutant Morton's Battalion Artillery, Forrest's Cavalry.]

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, March, 1922.

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