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W. Jasper Talbert

American politician


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William Jasper Talbert was a U.S. Representative from South Carolina.Early life Born near Edgefield County, South Carolina, in Talbert Township in what is now Mccormick County, South Carolina. He attended the common schools in Greenwood then Due West Academy at Abbeville, and graduated from Erskine College in Due West, South Carolina. He served as a substitute in the Confederate States Army as a private in Company F, Fifth South Carolina Reserves; in place of his father B. M. Talbert, who was discharged December 17, 1862. He reenlisted at Richmond, Virginia, September 15, 1864, as a private in Company B, Infantry Regiment, Hampton Legion of South Carolina. After the war, he engaged in agricultural pursuits near Parksville in McCormick County, South Carolina.

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Erskine College

Christian liberal arts college in South Carolina, U.S.