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Wednesday, February 01, 2012
The last actual son of a Confederate veteran?
Dinwiddie County native Lucas L. Meredith Jr. poses in 2008
with a portrait of his father, who fought for the South.
"A former business owner and one of the last links to the American Civil War died Jan. 28. Lucas L. Meredith Jr.—a native of Dinwiddie County—was the son of a flag bearer during Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg. He died Saturday at age 87." Read all about it in the Petersburg Progress-Index .