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Pace, William Fletcher

William Fletcher (W. F.) Pace was an officer in the Civil War, Boone County Clerk, and a prominent attorney in Harrison (Boone County) during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. W. F. Pace was born on July 1, 1840, in Temple, Texas, to William Pace and Hester Armitage Pace. After his father died, Pace moved to Missouri with his mother when he was around age two. He grew up in Dent County, Missouri. Pace was a Confederate in the Civil War. He began service in Dent County, Missouri, as a first lieutenant in Henry Pace’s Company, Fourth Cavalry Regiment, Seventh Division, Missouri State Guard. Henry Pace was Pace’s older brother. On June 14, 1861, Pace enlisted in Company A, First …