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Aaron , Reid S. (1940)  -Died in World War II. 2Lt. Reid S. Aaron, U.S. Army (48th Materiel Squadron, 5th Air Base Group). A Japanese prisoner of war, he was killed in action while being moved from the Philippines on Feb. 15, 1944.
Abbaticchio, John P (Not a VMI Cadet)  -Name changed to John P. Abbey in 1966.
Abbitt, Charles Webb (1941)  -contact Archives
Abbitt, William Henry (1938)  -Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1934; Graduated: June 15, 1938 standing 9th in Class of 18.
Abbott, George Norman (1894)  -Matriculated: August 10, 1890; Dropped: September 26, 1891
Abbott, James Lewis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Abel, Howard Bernal (1922)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1918; Dropped: January 31, 1919
Abele, Jr, Herbert Arthur (1945)  -contact Archives
Abeles, Theodore Dillon (1903)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1899
Abell, William McLeod (1864MS)  -William McLeod Abell, Class of 1864MS: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 17, 1842 Charlottesville, Va. Father- Alexander Pope Abell; Mother- Ann McLeod. Pat. Grandfather- John S. Abell; Pat. Grandmother- Lydia [maiden name unknown] Mat. Grandfather- William McLeod; Mat. Grandmother- Belinda [maiden name unknown] Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- May 22, 1861; Trained for six weeks in Military Science and Tactics before joining the C.S.A. Attended University of Va. before entering VMI. Military Record: was 1st Sergeant, Co. F 3rd Va. Local Defense Troops according to an undated petition (probably mid-late 1861); his company became part of 2nd Va. Cavalry Battalion (Lt. Col. H. C. Pate's Battalion); that Battalion became 5th Va. Cavalry June 1862 and his company was Co. I; in hospital Dec. 1862- Jan. 1863; May- June 1863; and Nov. 1863- Jan. 1864; later made Sergeant Major; Mortally wounded in action Sept. 25, 1864 near Luray Va. Died- Sept. 26, 1864 from wounds received previous day.
Abernathy, George Gains (1930)  -Matriculated: September 14, 1926; Dropped: September 13, 1927
Abernathy, Robert Eugene (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Abney, John G. (1873)  -John G. Abney, Class of 1873: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 20, 1855 in Harrison Co. Texas. Father- Zachariah Abney; Mother- Elizabeth S. McClure. No information on grandparents. Married- Nettie Thompson of Alabama. Children- 1- John D. Abney; 2- Nettie Abney; 3- Frances Abney. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 30, 1870 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Dismissed May 8, 1871. Attended University of Virginia after that and then studied Law in Marshall, Texas. Careers: Lawyer. Died- May 10, 1896 in Harrison Co. Texas.
Abot, James Latimer (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Abott Jr, Frederick Alton (1930)  -Matriculated: Sept. 13, 1926; Dropped: January 22, 1927.
Abraham, Jesse Daniel (1868)  -Jesse Daniel Abraham, Class of 1868 Genealogy: Born- birthdate unknown. Father- Col. Jesse A. Abraham of Buckingham Co. Va.; Mother- Mary Belle Taylor. No information on grandparents. Married- Katie Trenholm, daughter of Col. Trenholm. Children- 1- William Trenholm Abraham; 2- Samuel Maddox Abraham; 3- Katherine Abraham. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 31, 1865; Left April 2, 1865. Military Record: Served with VMI Corps of Cadets in the trenches in Richmond, Va. until the Corps Disbanded April 2, 1865. Careers: Teacher in Maryland and Washington, D.C.; bank cashier in New York and New Jersey; public official; Deputy Comptroller for U.S. Treasury during the Cleavland Administration. Died- Sept 13, 1917 in Cartersville, Va.
Abraham, Robert Parham (1882)  -Matriculated: July 30th, 1877; Dismissed: February 26, 1880
Abramowitz, Solomon (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Ackelson, Rolland Duane (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Acker, Joseph Edward (1914)  -World War I record: Britsh Expeditionary Forces, 26th engineers 33rd Division, 4th British Army.
Acker, William Bertrand (1932)  -Matriculated: September 12, 1928; Dropped: September 18, 1928
Ackerly, Robert Nelson (1936)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1932; Graduated: June 17, 1936, standing 18 in a class of 38
Acree, Robert Fox (1890)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1886; Dropped: March 12, 1889
Acree, Vernon Darrell (1918)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, 41st Infantry, 10th Division, U.S. Army.
Acuff, C Shelley (1943)  -contact Archives
Adair, George Washington (1930)  -Matriculated: September 13, 1926; Dropped: September 13, 1927
Adair, Jr, Edwin Graham (1945)  -contact Archives
Adams, Alfred Agee (1902)  -Matriculated: September 22, 1898; Graduated: June 25, 1902, standing 35 in a class of 38
Adams, Arthur Andrew (1913)  -World War I Record: Captain, 317th Field Artilery, 81st Division, A.E.F.
Adams, Carroll Chambers (1912)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1908
Adams, Charles Allen (1865)  -Charles Allen Adams, Class of 1865: Genealogy: Born- May 27, 1845 in Philadelphia, Penn. Lived in New Orleans, La. Father- Henry Allen Adams, a Commodore in the U.S. Navy; Mother- Charlotte Louisa Bennett. No information on grandparents. Never married. No children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- March 5, 1861; Left after four months to join the C.S.A. Military Record: Left on guard duty at VMI when the Corps of Cadets were sent to Richmond, Va. on April 21, 1861; Enlisted in the Confederate Army March 6, 1862 as Corporal in the 5th Co. of Washington Louisiana Artillery of New Orleans; commended for manning an abandoned gun at Stones River and for trying to rally a North Carolina Regiment to support battery at Missionary Ridge where he was slightly wounded in action; Absent, sick much of 1864-65. Careers: Farmer. Died- Feb. 13, 1935 in Fordache, La.
Adams, Dean (1878)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1874; Dropped: February 5, 1877
Adams, Donald Marvin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Adams, Edward Forstall (1921)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1918
Adams, Ephraim May (1883)  -Matriculated: August 20, 1879; Dropped: April 5, 1880
Adams, Fraser Lee (1923)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1919; Dropped: September 16, 1919
Adams, Fraser Lee (1923)  -contact Archives
Adams, Frederick William (1909)  -World War I Record: Captain, 16th (Regular) Infantry, 1st Division A.E.F. Wounded in action. Awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and Croix de Guerre.
Adams, Frederick William (1939)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1935; Graduated: September 11, 1916, standing 18 in a class of 66
Adams, Gordon Sackett (1943)  -contact Archives
Adams, Hawes N. (1943)  -Died in World War II. 2Lt. Hawes N. Adams, U.S Army Air Force. A P-38 pilot, he was killed in action on June 12, 1943, over North Africa.
Adams, Hays Otey (1910)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1905
Adams, Henry Patterson (1884)  -Matriculated: September 20, 1881  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Adams, Holcombe Chambers (1907)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1903; Graduated: June 20, 1907, standing 19 in class of 29
Adams, Isaac Funston (1908)  -Matriculated: January 26, 1905; Graduated: June 24, 1908, standing 39 in a class of 43
Adams, Issac Holcombe (1881)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1877; Graduated: June 30, 1881, standing 10 in class of 21
Adams, James Beecher (1917)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1912
Adams, James Fred (1927)  -contact Archives
Adams, James Hardwicke (1923)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1919; Graduated: June 13, 1923, standing 56 in a class of 100
Adams, James Moore (1872)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1868; Dropped: September 15, 1870
Adams, James Rivers (1931)  -Died in World War II. Capt. J. Rivers Adams, U.S. Marine Corps. Killed in action on Guam on July 21, 1944.
Adams, James Taylor (1945)  -contact Archives
Adams, James Thompson (1927)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1923; Dropped: September 7, 1925
Adams, James Vernon (1922)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Field Artillery.
Adams, John Buchanan (1920)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1917; Graduated: June 18, 1920, standing 58 in a class of 66
Adams, John Buchanan (1936)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1932; Graduated: June 22, 1914, standing 6 in a class of 38
Adams, John Thompson (1926)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1922; Graduated: June 16, 1926, standing 46 in class of 67
Adams, Kirkwood Floyd (1924)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1920; Dropped: Septemeber, 1992
Adams, Mayrant (1907)  -Mayrant Adams, Class of 1907 Genealogy: Born- Feb. 19, 1885 in Jackson, Miss. Father- Wirt Adams (see above); Mother- Sallie Yerger Pat. Grandfather- Gen. Wirt Adams; Pat. Grandmother- Sallie Mayrant Mat. Grandfather- William S. Yerger; Mat. Grandmother- Henrietta Yerger Married- Ellen Ellis Lampton, daughter of I.W. Lampton of Magnolia, Miss. Children- 1- Ellen Victoria Adams; 2- Sara Lampton Adams (died in childhood) VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 10, 1903; Resigned Dec. 22, 1905 Careers: Assistant to State Revenue Officer in Jackson Miss. (Served with his father); General Manager of Victoria Land and Canal Co., Inc. in Louisiana; Owned a large rice plantation in La.; Manager of Baldwin Inv. Co. in Alabama Died- Sept. 9, 1952
Adams, Merl Vaun (1923)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1919; Dropped: November 5, 1921
Adams, Oscar Hunter (1936)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1932; Graduated: June 17, 1936, standing 17 in a class of 38
Adams, Pearson Berbeck (1849)  -Pearson Berbeck Adams, Class of 1849: Genealogy: Born- June 20, 1826 in Clarksburg, Harrison Co. Va. (now W. Va.) Father- Josias Adams; Mother- Hanna Moore. Pat. Grandfather- Daniel J. Adams. No further information on grandparents. Never married. No Children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Oct. 3, 1845; Graduated July 4, 1849 standing 15th in a class of 29. Military Record: Originally appointed Major of the never-organized 35th Va. Infantry; officially appointed Major of the 42nd Va. Infantry on Sept. 2, 1861; On Jan. 25, 1862 signed a petition along with other officers protesting hardships arising from then Major General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson assigning units to Romney (W. Va.); Detailed March 1, 1862 in Pocahontas Co. (W. Va.) to organize refugees; Dropped from regiment April 21, 1862 as not re-elected; Arrested in Pocahontas Co. by U.S. authorities Feb. 11, 1864; Held at W.Va. and then Ohio until released on oath Feb. 27, 1865. Careers: Lawyer before and after the War; Commonwealth Attorney of Braxton Co. W. Va. for term of four years; President of the Braxton Iron Co.; Farmer in the last few years of his life. Died- Jan. 17, 1893 in Sutton Farm in Braxton, W. Va.
Adams, Robert Evans (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Adams, Roger Atkinson (1866)  -Roger Atkinson Adams, Class of 1866: New Market Cadet: Private, Co. A. Genealogy: Born- ca. 1847 in Dinwiddie Co. Va. Father- Thomas Adams; Mother Elizabeth Withers. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Withers; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Grammer. Never married, no children. Careers: Merchant. Died- ca. 1872 in South America.
Adams, Samuel Burton (1867)  -Samuel Burton Adams, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. C. Genealogy: Born- January 17, 1849 in Little Rock, Ark. Father- John Dunning Adams; Mother- Catherine Yeiser. Pat. Grandfather- Samuel Adams; Pat. Grandmother- Rebecca May. Mat. Grandfather- Daniel Yeiser; Mat. Grandmother- Catherine Fauntleroy Samuels. Married three times: 1st, Mary Boyd, of Halifax Co. N.C.; 2nd, Sallie Haney, of Youngstown, Ohio; 3rd, Margaret Dennison, of Little Rock, Ark. Children: (All children from 2nd marriage), Katharine, m. Farrar L. McCain; Irene, m. Julius L. Witz; Ella, m. Felix Tachoir. Careers: Insurance, Miner. Died: December 25, 1928 in Little Rock, Ark.
Adams, Samuel Finney (1860)  -Samuel Finney Adams, Class of 1860. Genealogy: Born Bedford County, Virginia, 1838; Parents- John Adams and Elizabeth (surname not known); no record of grandparents; Marriage- In January 1866, Miss Susan A. Dooley, daughter of Joshua and Anne Dooley; Issue: Samuel, Robert, Howard, Bertie, Jessie. VMI Record: Entered 1857 and graduated in 1860, standing 5th out of 41. Military Record, Civil War: Commissioned 2nd Lt. and served as drillmaster in Richmond; then Adjutant, 1st Battalion Kentucky Cavalry; 2nd Lt. 5th Kentucky Mounted Infantry; commanded guides and couriers, Brig. Gen. W. Preston's Division, August 1863 & on Preston's staff at Chickamauga; later on staffs of Brig. Gen. W. E. Jones, Maj. Gen. John Breckinridge, and BG John Echols. Career: teacher (briefly) and Civil Engineer; was City Engineer of Danville (VA); Chief Engineer of the Danville & Western Railway; Assistant Engineer on Chesapeake & Ohio Railway. Died at Bedford Springs, Virginia on July 23, 1900.
Adams, Samuel Hoge (1889)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1885; Graduated: July 4, 1889, standing 15 in class of 23  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Adams, Samuel Thompson (1937)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1933; Dropped: November 19, 1935
Adams, Thomas Stokes (1914)  -World War I record: US Navy (No definite information)
Adams, Thomas Tunstall (1926)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1922; Dropped: May 27, 1925
Adams, Thomas Tunstall (1930)  -Matriculated: September 13, 1926; Graduated: June 11, 1930, standing 3 in a class of 29
Adams, Walker Hamner (1911)  -World War I Record: Lieutenant Colonel, Major 3rd Battalion, 317th Infantry, 80th Division, A.E.F. Promoted Lieutenant Colonel August 9, 1919, R.C.
Adams, Walter Bell (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Adams, William Duval (1892)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1888; Dropped: September 14, 1889
Adams, William Kent (1940)  -contact Archives
Adams, Wirt (1873)  -Wirt Adams, Class of 1873 Genealogy: Born- Feb. 12, 1852 in Jackson City, Miss. Father- Gen. Wirt Adams; Mother- Sally H. Mayrant Pat. Grandfather- Judge George Adams; Pat. Grandmother- Anna Weissiger Mat. Grandfather- Maj. John Mayrant; Mat. Grandmother- Unknown Married- Sallie Yerger also of Jackson, Miss. Children- 1- Mayrant Adams; 2- Norvelle Adams VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 13, 1869; Graduated July 4, 1873 standing 48 in a class of 51 Also a graduate of the University of Va. Careers: Lawyer; Revenue Agent in Miss. for over 30 years until his death. Died- April 25, 1914  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Adams Jr, John Brooking (1930)  -Matriculated: September 13, 1926; Graduated: September 3, 1930, standing 8 in a class of 29
Adams Jr, John Newton (1933)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1929; Graduated: June 14, 1933, standing 11 in class of 24
Adams Jr, Spencer Bell (1928)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1924; Dropped: September 14, 1925
Adams Jr, Thaddeus Awasaw (1933)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1929; Graduated: June 13, 1934, standing 36 in a class of 38
Adams Jr., Hugh (1937)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1933; Graduated: June 16, 1937, standing 7 in a class of 24
Adams, II, Nate Lavinder (1945)  -contact Archives
Addington, Jr, Joseph Clark (1945)  -contact Archives
Addison, Grafton Dulany (1921)  -Matriculated: September 13, 1916; Dropped: December 10, 1918
Addison, John Henry (1898)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1894; Graduated: June 23, 1898, standing 8 in a class of 22
Addison, William Marlborough (1919)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1915; Graduated: June 18, 1919, standing 36 in a class of 50
Addison, William Thomas (1931)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1927; Dropped: June 11, 1930
Adelmann, William Edgar (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Adelstein, Kenneth Marcus (1920)  -World War I record: Air Service, United States Army.
Adger, James (1895)  -Matriculated: September 17, 1891; Dropped: September 6, 1894
Adie, Lewis Benjamin (1865)  -Lewis Benjamin Adie, Class of 1865: Genealogy: Born- July 21, 1844 in Leesburg, Loudoun Co. Va. Father- Rev. George Adie of St. George Episcopal Church; Mother- Mary Powell. Pat. Grandfather- Benjamin Adie; Pat. Grandmother- Margaret [maiden name unknown]; Mat. Grandfather- Hon. Cuthbert Powell; Mat. Grandmother- Kitty Sims, daughter of Col. Charles Sims. Never married. No children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- March 18, 1862; Resigned Jan. 26, 1864 at parents' request. Military Record: Unofficial source says he enlisted in Co. D of Col. J.S. Mosby's Regiment of the Va. Cavalry (43rd Battalion) and was killed in action near Berryville in a raid on a U.S. Wagon train. Died- Aug. 13, 1864. Killed in action.
Adkins, Alonzo Howard (1924)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1920; Graduated: June 18, 1924, standing 24 in a class of 95
Adkins, Berkley Green (1934)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1930; Graduated: June 13, 1934, standing 28 in a class of 37
Adkins, Eugene Morrison (1920)  -World War I record: Field Clerk, American Expeditionary Forces. Gassed in action.
Adkins, Frederick Beacham (1918)  -World War I record: Ensign, Naval Air Service, U.S. Naval Reserve Force.
Adkins, Harry Thomas (1921)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1917; Dropped: September 1919
Adkins, John Reginald (1926)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1922; Graduated: June 16, 1926, standing 31 in a class of 67
Adkins Jr, William Thomas (1931)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1927; Dropped: June 15, 1928
Adkisson, Charles Eugene (1866)  -Charles Eugene Adkisson, Class of 1866: Genealogy: Born- March 22, 1847 at Mount Laurel, Halifax Co. Va. Father- Issac Adkisson; Mother- Isabella Callahan. Pat. Grandfather- Issac Adkisson; Pat. Grandmother- [given name unknown] Brooks. Mat. Grandfather- James Callahan; Mat. Grandmother- Nancy Murphy. Married- Nannie Owen, daughter of Dick Owen of Clarksville, Mecklenburg Co. Va. No children. Wife died after only one year of marriage. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 12, 1862; Dismissed Jan. 10, 1863 for excessive demerits. Military Record: Enlisted Nov. 11, 1863 at Richmond as Private in Capt. R. M. Anderson's Co. Va. Light Artillery (1st Co. Richmond Howitzers); on clothing issue roll Dec. 31, 1863. Careers: Farmer; Merchant. Died- Nov. 10, 1923.
Adler, Abraham (1941)  -contact Archives
Adler, Arthur Francis (1930)  -Matriculated: January 20, 1927; Dropped: September 13, 1927
Adler, Leo (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Adoue, James H. (1908)  -World War I record: American Expeditionary Forces (It is not known if he held rank)
Adrian, Frederick Scott (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Adzima, Stephen Nicholas (1941)  -contact Archives
Agar, William Joseph (1881)  -Matriculated: October 9, 1877; Dropped: November 20, 1877
Agnor, Gilmore Leech (1922)  -Gilmore Leech Agnor, Class of 1922: Genealogy: Born- March 6, 1899 in Lexington, Va. Father- R. C. Agnor; Mother- Mary Elizabeth Byer. Pat. Grandfather- Thomas B. Agnor; Pat. Grandmother- Martha Elizabeth Sheltman. Mat. Grandfather- James Byer; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Elizabeth Leech. Married- Lygia [maiden name unknown] Children- 1- James Agnor; 2- Robert Agnor. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 2, 1918; Graduated June 13, 1923 standing 98th in a class of 100 (Had to repeat his 1st Class (Senior) year due to deficiencies in his studies) Military Record: Served in Army in 1918 before attending VMI; Served with the Army Engineers in World War II 1942-1946; attained rank of Lt. Col. Careers: Engineer; Worked for Vepco for 19 years; the Atomic Energy Commission in Tennessee for 6 years; and retired from the Army Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama in 1971. Died- July 14, 1982 in Lynchburg, Va.
Ahlborn, Robert Walter (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Ahlers, William Kopp (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Aigner, Robert Stephen (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Aiken, Archibald Murphey (1908)  -World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 60th Coast Artillery, A.E.F.
Ailshie, William Knight ()  -contact Archives
Ailshie, William Knight (1926)  -Matriculated: September 26, 1922; Dropped: November 27, 1923
Aiman, Donald Terrill (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Ainslie, George (1890)  -Matriculated: August 14, 1886; Graduated: June 26, 1890, standing 5 in a class of 25
Ainsworth, James Everitt (1891)  -Matriculated: September 17, 1888; Graduated: June 25, 1891, standing 11 in a class of 33
Airth, William Singer (1922)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1918; Dropped: December 10, 1918
Akers, Eugene Lynch (1923)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1919; Graduated: June 13, 1923, standing 91 in a class of 100
Akers, George D. (1947)  -Died in World War II. Pfc. George D. Akers, U.S. Army. Killed in action on April 18, 1945, near Leipzig, Germany.
Akers, Reuben Cornelius (1867)  -Reuben Cornelius Akers, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- January 13, 1845, in Appomattox Co. Va. Father- Bryan Akers; Mother- Martha Moten Moon. Pat. Grandfather- unknown; Pat. Grandmother- Agnes Bryan. Mat. Grandfather- J. P. Moon; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth McKinney. Married: 1870, Clara Rumbough. No Children. Career: Merchant. Died: April, 1894, age 49; buried Spring Hill Cemetery, 3000 Fort Ave, Lynchburg, VA. Section A, Lot 15, Space 5. He was buried on April 7, 1894, in a space owned by Samuel Rumbough (Who is also identified by the cemetery as owner #2511)
Akin, Paul Francis (1896)  -Paul Francis Akin, Class of 1896: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 23, 1877 in Cartersville, Ga. Father- Warren Akin; Mother- Mary Frances de Verdery. Pat. Grandfather- Thomas Akin; Pat. Grandmother- Catherine Beall. Mat. Grandfather- Augustus N. de Verdery; Mat. Grandmother- Susan Burton. Married- Katherine Lovejoy, daughter of Dr. W. Lovejoy of Cartersville, Ga. on Dec. 10, 1908. Children- 1- Katherine Lovejoy Akin; 2- Warren Akin, III. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 6, 1892; Resigned Sept. 6, 1894. Careers: Lawyer; Member of Ga. Legislature. Died- Date unknown.
Akin, Seddon Pleasant (1865)  -Seddon Pleasant Akin, Class of 1865: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1846 near Richmond, Va. Father- Albert M. Akin; Mother- [given name unknown] Frayer. No information on grandparents. Married- Martha "Nannie" Giles Chaffin of Albemarle Co. Va. Children- 1- Mattie Akin; 2- Albert Akin; 3- Spencer Ball Akin, VMI Class of 1910. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 18, 1862; Dismissed Aug. 21, 1862 for culpable neglect; reinstated in late 1862, but left again in early 1863. Military Record: Private in the Confederate States Naval Battalion; probably the "S.P. Akin" on an undated list of POWs. Careers: Railroad paymaster; Deputy Sheriff of Greenville, Miss. Died- Sept. 6, 1919.
Akin, Spencer Ball (1910)  -Spencer Ball Akin, Class of 1910: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 13, 1889 in Greenville, Miss. Father- Seddon P. Akin, VMI Class of 1865; Mother- Martha Giles Chaffin. Pat. Grandfather- Albert M. Akin; Pat. Grandmother- [given name unknown] Frayer. No information on Mat. Grandparents. Married- Eleanor Holt Stone, daughter of Dr. O.W. Stone. Children- 1- Eleanor Stone Akin; 2- Martha Chaffin Akin, who married Douglas G. McMillin. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 12, 1906; Graduated June 22, 1910 standing 25th in a class of 38. Military Record: Major of 20th Division U.S. Infantry during World War I; Chief Signal Officer on staff of Gen. Douglas MacArthur during World War II; highest rank- Major General. Careers: Military Careerist. Died- Oct. 6, 1973.
Albach Jr., James Burlingame (1938)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1935; Dropped: February 1, 1936
Albert, Henry Greenway (1907)  -Matriculated: September 14, 1903
Albert, James Flint (1935)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1931; June 12, 1935, standing 18th in a class of 29
Albrecht, Sydney Clark (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Albritton, Andrew Stirling (1934)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1930; Dropped: June 11, 1931
Alcocke, Fayette Johnston (1868)  -Fayette Johnston Alcocke, Class of 1868: Genealogy: Born- July 22, 1847 in Culpeper, Va. Father- Thomas Leddon Alcocke; Mother- Juliana Johnston of Fredericksburg, Va. Pat. Grandfather- Abner Rane Alcocke; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Leddon Hazelgrove. Mat. Grandfather- Richard Johnston; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Mullen. Married- Lola Jacobs of Shreveport, La. Children- 1- Mabel Lola Alcocke; 2- Julia Warrington Alcocke; 3- Fayette Johnston Alcocke. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Nov. 30, 1864. Resigned after 5 months. Military Record: Served with the Corps of Cadets in the trenches at Richmond, Va. until April, 1865. Careers: Cotton merchant. Died- ca. 1886 in Sheveport, La.
Alcorn, Milton Stewart (1864)  -Milton Stewart Alcorn, Class of 1868: Born- September 7, 1843. Matriculated from Friars Point, Ms. At VMI 4 1/2 months. Military Record: Enlisted Sept. 1, 1861 at Memphis, as a Private with Co. C, 3rd Tn. Cavalry. Elected Captain, Co H, 1st Ms., in Nov. 1861. Reported to have been youngest Capt. in CS Army. Escaped from Fort Donelson in Feb., 1862. Re-elected when Co. re-organized in Sep., 1862. Partially deafened by explosion of shell at Port Hudson. Captured at Port Hudson on July 9, 1863. Held at Johnson's Island, Ohio, and Point Lookout, Md. Had been promoted to Maj. in Nov., 1863. Exchanged on April 27, 1864. Wounded in action at Peachtree Creek. Surrendered in Ga. Had bad health from exposure while a POW. Post War Career: President of Ms. State Levee Board. Sheriff. Incorporator of proposed Memphis and Vicksburg Railroad in 1870. Died- Nov. 3, 1879, from suicide.
Alden, Charles Edward (1933)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1929; Dropped: June 11, 1930
Alderson, Donald John (1945)  -contact Archives
Aldrich, William H. (1858)  -Matriculated: August 21, 1854; Dropped: September 18, 1854
Aldridge, John Howard (1907)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1903
Aleshire, Jr, Denver Floyd (1943)  -contact Archives
Alexander, Charles R (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Alexander, Gail Hamilton (1899)  -World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 47th Infantry, 4th Division, A.E.F. Killed in action near the Vesle River, at Bazoches, in France, August 10, 1918. Buried at: Plot D, Row 12, Grave 4; Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, Fere-en-Tardenois, France
Alexander, George Murrell (1909)  -World War I Record: Major, 116th Infantry, A.E.F. Wounded in action.
Alexander, George Washington (1936)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1932; Dropped: September 7, 1932
Alexander, Grayson Wood (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Alexander, Harry Heald (1888)  -Matriculated: September 16, 1884; Graduated: June 26, 1888
Alexander, Hiram Louis (1915)  -Matriculated: January 22, 1913
Alexander, James Patton (1909)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1905
Alexander, John Fielding (1856)  -John Fielding Alexander, Class of 1856. Genealogy: Born- Feb. 14, 1838 on board an English ship near Norfolk, Va. Father- John B. Alexander, a merchant, of Fredericksburg, Va. (b. Edinburgh, Scotland); Mother- name unknown (b. Leeds, England); no information about grandparents. VMI Record: Entered VMI Aug 26, 1852; Graduated July 4, 1856 standing 25th in a class of 33. Civil War Service: Entered service 1861 April 23 as 1st Lt. of Capt. J. G. Pollock's Co. Virginia Light Artillery; absent summer-fall 1861 on special duty with naval battery at Aquia Creek; transferred 1862 March 13 as Capt. to artillery company which served briefly as Co. F, 5th Alabama Battln and then became Co. M, 55th VA; praised for conduct in Seven Days' Battle; in hospital late summer 1862; resigned 1863 Feb 19. Careers: Civil and mining engineer; worked throughout the country, incl. Boston, NYC, Washington DC, Alabama, California. Marriage: Wife & daughter (names not known) died sometime before 1912. Died: April 24, 1912 at home of W.L. Clore, near Chancellorsville; buried Fredericksburg City Cemetery.
Alexander, John Wilson (1892)  -Matriculated: August 1, 1888; Dropped: July 4, 1889
Alexander, Minor (1929)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1925; Dropped: September 19, 1925
Alexander, Nathaniel (1851)  -Nathaniel Alexander, Jr., Class of 1851. Genealogy: Born- Feb. 02, 1831, in Mecklenburg Co., Va. Father- Nathaniel Alexander; Mother- Sarah C. Alexander. Grandparents- unknown. Marriage- unknown; no children. Careers: Merchant. Died- Sept. 01, 1850, in Mecklenburg Co., Va.
Alexander, Oscar (1885)  -Matriculated: July 2, 1881
Alexander, Percy (1895)  -Matriculated: September 16, 1891; Dropped: November 12, 1891
Alexander, Percy Taliaferro (1903)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1899
Alexander, Robert (1923)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1919; Graduated: June 13, 1923, standing 55th in a class of 100
Alexander, Robert Park (1858)  -Robert Park Alexander, Class of 1858: Born- Nov. 1, 1838. Matriculated from Mecklenburg County, Va. At VMI for 1 month. Military Record: Entered Service May 12, 1861, at Lombardy Grove for 1 year as a 1st Lt., Co. F, 14th Va. Elected Captain on Nov. 30, 1861. Not re-elected on May 5, 1862, at re-organization. Conscript at Camp Lee, Feb., 1864. Assigned as Pvt. to Co. A, 3rd Va. Cavalry on Feb. 2, 1864. Detailed March 20, 1864, to Signal Corps. Post War Record. Physician (attended UVA medical school from 1856-57). Lived in NY. Died- Feb. 7, 1908, in Scotland Neck, NC.
Alexander, Thomas (1862)  -Thomas Alexander, Class of 1862: Born- ca. 1843. Matriculated from Heathsville, Va. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond, Va., in Spring of 1861. Enlisted on August 24, 1861, with Co. C, 40th Va. Sgt on Sep. 1, 1862. 1st Lt. in early 1863. Acting Brigade Ordnance Officer in Spring 1863. Acting Regimental Adjutant in Summer of 1863. Killed in Action gallantly leading men at Petersburg. Died- ca. Oct 1, 1864, at Petersburg.
Alexander, William Brooks (1916)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1912
Alexander, William Kirkland (1867)  -William Kirkwood Alexander, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- April 16, 1846, in Campbell C.H., Va. Father- John Dabney Alexander; Mother- Mary Pannill. Pat. Grandfather- John Alexander; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Lewis. Mat. Grandfather- Samuel Pannill; Mat. Grandmother- Judith (last name unknown). Never married, no children. Career: Merchant. Died- unknown.
Alexander III, William Davidson (1934)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1930; Graduated: June 13, 1934
Alford, Henry Clay (1875)  -Matriculated: June 26, 1871; Dropped: September 19, 1872
Allan, Charles Clarke White (1927)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1923; Dropped: May 20, 1925
Allderdice, Fitzhugh Berry (1901)  -World War I Record: Major, 6th Infantry, U.S. Army , Manila, Philippine Islands.
Allen, Arthur Holmes (1906)  -Arthur Holmes Allen, Class of 1906: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 1, 1885 at Summit Point, W.Va. Father- Robert Owen Allen; Mother- Millicent T. Allen. Pat. Grandfather- Algernon Sidney Allen; Pat. Grandmother- Anne Owen. Mat. Grandfather- Arthur M. Allen; Mat. Grandmother- Jane Tidball. Married- Mary Todd, on April 12, 1890. No record of whether there were children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 7, 1901; Cadet for five years. Repeated his 3rd Classman (Sophomore) year. Did not graduate. Careers: Chemist with Virginia-Carolina Chemical Corp. in Richmond, Va. Died- Aug. 16, 1966.
Allen, Augustus Theodore (1920)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1917; Dropped: September 16, 1918
Allen, Donald (1867)  -Donald Allen, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private; Co. A. Genealogy: Father- Robert Allen; Mother- Frances R. Harvey. Pat. Grandfather- James Allen; Pat. Grandmother- Jean Steele. Mat. Grandfather- Matthew Harvey; Mat. Grandmother- Magdalene (last name unknown). Married: November 11, 1879, Mary D. Haile. Children: (name unkown), m. B.O. Blackford; Donald Allen, Jr.; Mary, m. Roy Patterson; Harvey Allen. Career: Civil Engineer. Died- April 14, 1908 in Staunton, Va.
Allen, Edgar Troy (1927)  -Matriculated: October 10, 1923; Graduated: June 15, 1927, standing 47th in a class of 98
Allen, Edward Ethan (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Allen, Edward Herbert (1946)  -contact Archives
Allen, Francis Lemont (1928)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1924; Dropped: June 19, 1925
Allen, Garland Llewellyn (1924)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1920; Dropped: December 28, 1920
Allen, George Ambrose (1899)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1895; Dropped: July 4, 1897
Allen, George Edwin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Allen, George Hunt (1873)  -George Hunt Allen, Class of 1873: Genealogy: Born- Mar. 1, 1853 in Buckingham, Co. Father- Sam Allen; Mother- Sarah Harris. Pat. Grandfather- George Hunt Allen; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth G. Steager. Mat. Grandfather- James Harris; Mat. Grandmother- Margaret Woods. Married- Mollie Edmonds on Feb. 11, 1880. Children- 1- Clayton Edmon Allen, who married Lydia Kimbrough; 2- Margaret Allen, who married Dr. Earl Dean Howard; 3- John Wickham Allen; 4- Lillie Allen; 5- George Hunt Allen, Jr. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug 28, 1869; Dropped from rolls Sept. 15, 1870. Moved out west in Fall of 1870 for health reasons. Careers: Prospector; Farmer; Railroad worker. Was injured on the job when two trains collided and retired after that. Died- Mar. 27, 1921
Allen, Harold James (1930)  -Matriculated: January 20, 1927; Dropped: January 27, 1927
Allen, Henry B. (1878)  -Matriculated: January 19, 1875; Dropped: May 11, 1875
Allen, Henry Howard (1892)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1884; Graduated: June 23, 1892, standing 5th in a class of 26  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Allen, James Frederick (1933)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1929; Graduated: June 14, 1933, Standing 26th in a class of 39
Allen, James Granville (1913)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1909; Graduated: June 18, 1913, standing 2nd in a class of 33
Allen, James Walkinshaw (1849)  -James Walkinshaw Allen, Class of 1849: Genealogy: Born- July 02, 1829, in Shenandoah Co., Va. Father- Robert Allen; Mother- unknown. Grandparents: unknown. Married- Julia A. Pendleton; one child- Hugh Allen. Military Record: Civil War; KIA at Gaines Mill. Col., 2nd Virginia Infantry Regiment. Career: Farmer, Teacher. Died- June 27, 1862, in the Gaines Mill Battle.   photo.gif (154 bytes)   Web resource
Allen, John Mitchell (1932)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1928; Dropped: June 15, 1929
Allen, John Rowan (1877)  -Matriculated: August 30, 1873
Allen, John Shearer (1928)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1924; Dropped: January 3, 1925
Allen, John Wesley (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Allen, Joseph Campbell (1902)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army.
Allen, Lea Ernest (1921)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1917; Graduated: June 22, 1921; standing 77th in a class of 115
Allen, Otway Slaughter (1873)  -Matriculated: August 26, 1869; Graduated: July 4, 1873; standing 40 in a class of 51
Allen, Paul Bradley (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Allen, Robert Anderson (1875)  -Matriculated: December 22, 1871
Allen, Robert Clotworthy (1855)  -Robert Clotworthy Allen , Class of 1855: Genealogy: Born- June 22, 1834, in Shenandoah Co., Va. Father- Robert Allen; Mother- Frances R. Harvey. Pat. Grandfather- James Allen; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Matthew Harvey; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Mary E. Wingfield; no children. Military Record: Civil War; Capt., 28th Va. Infantry, C.S.A. Career: Lawyer. Died- July 3, 1863, in the Battle of Gettysburg.
Allen, Robert William (1945)  -contact Archives
Allen, Roland Pearsall (1944)  -contact Archives
Allen, Russell Gallaspy (1941)  -contact Archives
Allen, Thomas LeRoy (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Allen, William Lee (1933)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1929; Graduated: June 14, 1933; standing 20th in a class of 24
Allen, Willis Mertz (1934)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1930; Dropped: June 16, 1932
Allen Jr, James G. (1944)  -Died in World War II. 1Lt. James G. Allen, Jr., U.S. Army Air Force. 718th Bomber Squadron, 449th Bomber Group, Heavy. Killed in action on Aug. 15, 1944, in Italy. Buried: Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy. Plot F, Row 14, Grave 21. Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart.
Allen Jr, James Pleasant (1933)  -Died in World War II. 1Lt. James P. Allen, Jr., U.S. Army. Killed in action on Feb. 11, 1945, in Luzon, The Philippines.
Allen Jr, William Herschel (1928)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1924; Dropped: September 9, 1925
Allers, George Christian (1945)  -contact Archives
Allgood, Jackson Lee (1900)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1896; Dropped: July 1, 1898
Allison, Andrew J. (1877)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1873; Dropped: March 24, 1874
Allison, James Abner (1915)  -World War I Record: First Lieutenant, Field Artillery, U.S. Army.
Allison, Parker Ross (1920)  -Field Artillery (LT.R.C.), U.S. Army.
Allison, Wesley Ronald (1916)  -World War I record: Britsh Expeditionary Forces, Royal Air Service. Wounded three times. Machine caught afire in midair and fell with him to ground. Seriously injured.
Allison, Jr, James Abner (1945)  -contact Archives
Allport, Robert Braxton (1904)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1900; Dropped: June 9, 1903
Allport Jr, Robert Braxton (1934)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1930; Graduated: June 13, 1934; standing 5th in a class of 35
Allyn, Jr., Joseph Tyler (1864MS)  -Joseph Tyler Allyn, Jr., Class of 1864MS: Born- August 9, 1840. Matriculated from Norfolk, Va. At VMI 3 weeks. Military Record: Appointed Drill Master of NC troops in late 1861. Enlisted March 10, 1862, at Sewell's Point as a Pvt. in Co. H, 16th Va. Light Artillery Sgt. in Spring 1863. Discharged May 25, 1863, and appointed 2nd Lt. in Col. A.S. Cutt's artillery battalion. Served as ordnance officer for the rest of the war. Paroled at Appomattox as 1st Lt., Ordnance officer, in LtCol Hardaway's artillery battalion. Post War Career: Lawyer and public official. Graduated Washington College in 1860, and was at UVA from 1860-61. At UVA from 1867-68 for law. Very successful real estate attorney in Norfolk. Married Mary Bell in 1870. Was a Democrat on the City council. Died- July 19, 1904, in Norfolk, Va. Buried in Elmwood Cemetery.
Almand, Marion Terry ()  -contact Archives
Almand, Marion Terry (1926)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1922; Dropped: September 1924
Almond, Edward Mallory (1915)  -World War I Record: Major, 12th M.G. Battalion, 4th Division, A.E.F. Wounded in action at Vesle River.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Almond, Tyree McDaniel (1925)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1921; Graduated: June 17, 1925; standing 22nd in a class of 101
Aloe, Alfred (1895)  -World War I Record: Colonel, Commanding the 12th Infantry, 8th Division, A.E.F.
Alsop, Thomas (1893)  -World War I Record: Captain, Medical Corps, U.S. Army.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Alston, Edward Smith (1914)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, 64th Infantry, 7th Division, A.E.F.
Alston, John Francis ()  -contact Archives
Alston, John Francis (1926)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1922; Dropped: September 25, 1922
Alston, Joseph Kirkland (1882)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1878; Graduated: June 30, 1882; standing 18th in a class of 22
Alston, Robert West (1881)  -Matriculated: March 4, 1878; Dropped: June 25, 1879
Alt, George Terence (1921)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1917; Dropped: February 8, 1919
Altaffer, Lawrence Franklin (1946)  -contact Archives
Alter, Robert Smith (1902)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1898; Dropped: December 15, 1898  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Altieri, Geno Joseph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Alton, George F. (1915)  -Matriculated: February 8, 1912; Dropped: February 1, 1913
Altschuler, Arthur (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Alverson, Harry Linwood (1918)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, 315th Infantry, 79th Division, A.E.F.
Alvey, Richard Walker (1900)  -World War I Record: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army.
Alvis, Raymond (1920)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1916; Graduated: June 18, 1920; standing 47 in a class of 66
Alwood, George Day (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Alworth, Frederick Clarendon (1924)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1920; Graduated: June 18, 1924; standing 65th in a class of 95
Alzaga, Raul Alzaga Loret DeMola (1942)  -contact Archives
Amberg, Henry Levi (1902)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1898
Ambler Jr, Edward Cary (1929)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1925; Graduated: June 15, 1929; standing 26th in a class of 38
Ambrose, William Leonard (1928)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1924; Graduated: June 13, 1928
Amerine, Warren Miles (1912)  -World War I Record: First Lieutenant, Intelligence Officer, 56th Infantry, 7th Division, A.E.F.
Ames, Walter Clarence (1922)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1918; Graduated: June 21, 1922, standing 64 in a class of 91
Ames, Whiting (1872)  -Matriculated: July 2, 1868; Dropped: September 20, 1869
Amiss, Frederick Taylor (1886)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1882; Graduated: June 25, 1886, standing 13th in a class of 28  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Amiss, Frederick Thomas (1922)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1918; Dropped: September 9, 1920
Amiss, Thomas Benjamin (1860)  -Thomas Benjamin Amiss, Class of 1860. Genealogy: Born- July 4, 1839 in Amissville, Rappahannock Co. Virginia. Father- Elijah Amiss; Mother- Eliza Leavell; Paternal Grandfather- John Amiss; Pat. Grandmother- Mildred [maiden name unknown]; Mat. Grandparents unknown; Married- Mary Elizabeth Miller of Slate Mills Rappahannock Co. VA. Children- 1- Thomas Jackson Amiss; 2- Frederick Taylor Amiss; 3- Mrs. J.B. Martin [given name unknown]. VMI Record: Entered VMI Sept. 15, 1855; left after three years, did not graduate. Entered University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1858. Civil War Service: Co. B. 6th Virginia Cavalry; Asst. Surgeon; Surgeon of 31st Georgia Infantry; Asst. Surgeon Co. A 13th Battalion North Carolina Light Artillery. Post War Career: Surgeon of Rosser-Gibbons Camp UCV Camp No. 1561 in Luray Co. Va. Died- Nov. 9, 1913 in Luray. Note regarding information available elsewhere: The Virginia Tech Archives (Blacksburg, VA) has extensive information regarding the Amiss/Leavell families.
Amiss, Thomas Clyde (1887)  -Matriculated: September 25, 1883; Graduated: June 24, 1887, standing 20th in a class of 20  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Amistead, James Ryan (1871)  -contact Archives
Amory, George Sullivan (1914)  -World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 303rd Infantry, 76th Division, A.E.F.
Amory, Thomas Dwyer (1916)  -World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 26th Infantry(Regular), 1st Division, A.E.F. Killed in action leading an assaulting platoon ahead of his regiment, near Verdun, October 2, 1918. Awarded Distinguished Service Cross, Posthumously, and recommended for the "Medal of Honor." Thomas D. Amory First Lieutenant, U.S. Army 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Division. Entered the Service from: Massachusetts; Died: October 2, 1918 Buried at: Plot E Row 18 Grave 34; Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery Romagne, France Awards: Distinguished Service Cross
Ancker, William Mason (1921)  -World War I record: Private since September 1918. Saw service in Santo Domingo against bandits. For conduct there recommended by his colonel for Exam. For Naval Academy, 1920
Anderson, Appolinaire Baylis (1869)  -Matriculated: November 24, 1865
Anderson, Arthur Conway (1946)  -contact Archives
Anderson, Benjamin Norwood (1946)  -contact Archives
Anderson, Billy (1940)  -contact Archives
Anderson, Brooks Nottingham (1919)  -World War I record: Sgt. Major, Coastal Artillery, American Expeditionary Forces.
Anderson, Calvert Allan (1905)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1901; Dropped: June 29, 1917
Anderson, Charles D. (1893)  -Matriculated: February 21, 1889; Dropped: September 27, 1889
Anderson, Charles Elbert (1922)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1918; Graduated: June 21, 1922; standing 72 in a class of 91
Anderson, Charles Jefferies (1869)  -Charles Jefferies Anderson, Class of 1869: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. A. Genealogy: Born- August 12, 1848, in Richmond, Va. Father- George W. Anderson; Mother- Margaret Lydia Horne. Pat. Grandfather- John Anderson; Pat. Grandmother- Eleanor (last name unknown). Mat. Grandfather- John Horne; Mat. Grandmother- Eleanor Jeffries. Never married, no children. Careers: Merchant, Soldier, Legislator, Banker. Died- August 8, 1925 in Richmond, Va; buried in Hollywood Cemetery.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Anderson, Charles William (1946)  -contact Archives
Anderson, Clifford Wallace (1869)  -Matriculated: June 20, 1866; Graduated: July 2, 1869; standing 15th in a class 23
Anderson, David Lawrence (1932)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1928; Dropped: November 8, 1928
Anderson, David M. (1864)  -Matriculated: August 1, 1860; Dropped: October 31, 1860
Anderson, Edward Dow ()  -contact Archives
Anderson, Edward Dow (1926)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1922; Dropped: September 15, 1922
Anderson, Edward Gaines (1924)  -Matriculated: August 31, 1920; Dropped: September, 1922
Anderson, Edward Neil (1929)  -Matriculated: January 18, 1926; Dropped: January 23, 1928
Anderson, Francis Thomas (1872)  -Francis Thomas Anderson, Jr. Class of 1872: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 6, 1848, probably in Glenwood, Rockbridge Co. Va. Father- Judge Francis Thomas Anderson; Mother- Mary Ann Alexander. Pat. Grandfather- Col. William Anderson; Pat. Grandmother- Anne Thomas. Mat. Grandfather- Andrew Alexander; Mat. Grandmother- Anne Dandridge Aylett. Married- Rosa Bruce, daughter of Thomas Bruce and Nannie Carrington Clark of Tarover, Halifax Co. Va. Children- 1- Rosa Bruce Anderson, who married Charley McCulloch; 2- Nannie Carrington Anderson; 3- Mary Aylett Anderson, who married Andrew Warwick; 4- Francis Thomas Anderson, who married Eugenia Carter; 5- Eliza Williams Anderson; 6- Thomas Bruce Anderson, who married Blanche Hughes; 7- William Andrew Anderson; 8- Isabelle Graham Anderson; 9- Dorothea Dandridge Anderson. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 2, 1865, originally in the Class of 1868; only attended 1 year and 7 months out of 3 sessions; Readmitted into the 4th Class (Freshman Class) Feb. 6, 1868 as a member of the Class of 1872; Resigned sometime around 1869. Military Record: Served with the VMI Corps of Cadets in the trenches at Richmond until April, 1865. Careers: Farmer; clerk; businessman. Died- date of death unknown. Still alive in 1910.
Anderson, George Kimbrough (1916)  -World War I Record: First Lieutenant, Headquarters Troop, 15th Division, Infantry, Camp Logan, U.S. Army.
Anderson, George Rutherfoord (1906)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1902
Anderson, H. B. (1873)  -Matriculated: July 10, 1869; Dropped: February 15, 1870
Anderson, Harry Brinkley (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Anderson, Howard Joseph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Anderson, Hugh Mitchell (1940)  -contact Archives
Anderson, James Albert (1910)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1906; Dropped: February 10, 1909
Anderson, James Aylor (1913)  -World War I Record: Lieutenant Colonel, as Major, Assitant to Operations Officer, 1st Army A.E.F. Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel.
Anderson, James Waverly (1867)  -Matriculated: January 29, 1863; Did not graduate
Anderson, John Gilbert (1922)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1918; Dropped: September 16, 1918
Anderson, John Kyle (1913)  -World War I Record: First Lieuntenant, 21st Field Artillery, 5th Division, A.E.F.
Anderson, John Thomas (1882)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1878; Did not graduate
Anderson, Joseph Reid (1870)  -Matriculated: August 23, 1866; Graduated: July 4, 1870; standing 40th in a class of 52  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Anderson, Marvin Judson (1916)  -World War I record: 1st Sergeant, 317th Infantry, H.Q., 4th British Army; later, 27th Division American Expeditionary Forces after armistice 1 Sgt., Presidential Guard in Paris.
Anderson, Meriwether Lewis (1911)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1907; Dropped: September 11, 1908
Anderson, Richard Stiles (1873)  -Matriculated: August 29, 1868; Dropped: October 13, 1871
Anderson, Robert Edward (1945)  -contact Archives
Anderson, Robert Teague (1908)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1905; Graduated: June 24, 1908; standing 32nd in a class of 43
Anderson, Samuel Pendleton (1857)  -Samuel Pendleton Anderson, Class of 1857: Genealogy: Born- March 18, 1836, in Woodstock, Va. Father- William Anderson; Mother- Alice White. Pat. Grandfather- William Anderson; Pat. Grandmother- Ms. Black. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Never married, no children. Military Record- Civil War; Sergeant, 62nd Va. Infantry, Co. F., C.S.A. Career: Farmer; Woolen Factory Owner. Died- June 20, 1904, in Oak Flat, WVa.
Anderson, Samuel Waller (1927)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1922; Dropped: September, 1924
Anderson, Seaton Tinsley (1923)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1919; Dropped: September 1920
Anderson, Stewart Wise (1908)  -World War I Record: Captain, 307th Engineers, A.E.F. (Sappers). Service in St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne Offensives. Entered Service, May 16th, 1917. Discharged, May 27, 1919.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Anderson, Thomas Wilson (1938)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1934; Dropped: September 16, 1935
Anderson, William Bright (1903)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1899; Graduated: June 23, 1903; standing 29th in a class of 29
Anderson, William Gordon (1861)  -Matriculated: August 21, 1857; Dropped: September 28, 1858
Anderson, William H. (Board of Visitors)  -William H. Anderson of Henry Co., VA. Member Board of Visitors 1886-87.
Anderson, William Strudwick (1870)  -Matriculated: September 21, 1867; Dropped: September 16, 1869
Anderson Jr., Marvin J. (1943)  -Died in World War II. 1Lt. Marvin J. Anderson, Jr., U.S. Army Air Force. Killed in action on Feb. 24, 1943, in North Africa.
Anderson, Jr, James Aylor (1943)  -contact Archives
Andreus, Frank Crawford (1934)  -Matriculated: September 16, 1930; Graduated: June 13, 1934; standing 29th in a class of 39
Andrew, William Cleator (1943)  -contact Archives
Andrew Jr., George Sidney (1939)  -contact Archives
Andrews, Charles Bruce (1927)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1923; Dropped: February 15, 1924
Andrews, David Key (1931)  -Matriculated: January 23, 1928; Dropped: May 22, 1928
Andrews, Garnett (1890)  -Matriculated: August 30, 1886; Graduated: Honorary- June 11, 1941  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Andrews, George Snowden (1889)  -Matriculated: October 12, 1885; Graduated: July 4, 1889; standing 23rd in a class of 23
Andrews, H. Stuart (1913)  -Matriculated: September 23, 1909; Dropped: October 7, 1909
Andrews, Harris Glover (1913)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, 318th Infantry, 80th Division, A.E.F.
Andrews, Leo Robnette (1930)  -Matriculated: September 13, 1926; Graduated: September 3, 1930; standing 16th in a class of 20
Andrews, Oliver Burnside (1925)  -Matriculated: December 31, 1921; Graduated: June 17, 1925; standing 79th in a class of 104
Andrews, Robert Girard (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Andrews, Rufus Armistead (1924)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1920; Dropped: September, 1922
Andrews, Jr, Garnett (1927)  -Matriculated: February 4, 1922; Dropped: November 20, 1924
Angle, James Macfarlane (1906)  -World War I Record: First Lieuntenant, Engineers, A.E.F.
Angle Jr, Benjamin Lewis (1934)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1930; Dropped: June 11, 1931
Ankeny, Nesmith (1900)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1896; Dropped: March 24, 1899
Annett, Melvin Eugene (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Ansel, Ezra Robert (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Ansley, Francis Marion (1927)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1923; Graduated: June 15, 1927; standing 78th in a class of 98
Ansley, Harrie Craig (1871)  -Matriculated: August 31, 1867; Did not graduate
Anson, William Frederick (1900)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1896; Did not graduate
Anthony, Edward Marshall (1845)  -Edward Marshall Anthony, Class of 1845. b. 1826 Lynchburg, VA, d. 1870 in California; Parents- Christopher Anthony and Anna Couch; graduate; no military record (went to California in 1849); lawyer.
Anthony, James Coleman (1925)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1921; Graduated: June 17, 1925; standing 51st in a class of 104
Anthony, James Richard (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Anthony, Robert Irvine (1863)  -Matriculated: August 2, 1859; Did not graduate
Anthony, Whitmel Hill (1862)  -Matriculated: July 30, 1858; Dropped: February 1, 1859
Anthony, Jr, Eiland Eland (1945)  -contact Archives
Antin, Arthur Paul (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
App, Casper James (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Appelget, Chester Perrine (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Apperson, Edmund Minetry (1879)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1874; Dropped: January 5, 1876
Apperson, Thomas William (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Apple, Marvin Jay (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Appleton, George Hough (1875)  -George Hough Appleton, Class of 1875. Genealogy: Born- Apr. 20, 1854 in St. Louis, MO Father- George D. Appleton No information on mother or grandparents Married- Elizabeth Giles Langhorne Children- [There were three children, 2 daughters and a son, birth order unknown] Mary Appleton Wilson who married Mr. E.J.F. Wilson; George C. Appleton; the other daughter's name is unknown VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 31, 1871; Dismissed Jan. 5, 1872 for going A.W.O.L. Careers: Missionary to China and Japan (1883-89); Worked a few years for Standard Oil Company Died- Sept. 3, 1930
Arbuckle, Andrew Alexander (1867)  -Andrew Alexander Arbuckle, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- June 16, 1847 in Greenbrier Co. West Va. Father- James Harvey Arbuckle; Mother- Mahala Frances McPherson. Pat. Grandfather- James Arbuckle; Pat. Grandmother- Catharine Alexander. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married: March 1870, Rightie Estill. Children: 1st- Estelle; 2nd- Sarah; 3rd- Mary; 4th- Ann; 5th- Elizabeth; 6th- Virginia; 7th- Myrtle; 8th- Rightie; 9th- a son who died in infancy. Career: Farmer Died- September 24, 1936.
Archer, Edward Cunningham (1853)  -Edward Cunningham Archer, Class of 1853: Genealogy: Born- Aug. 04, 1829, in Powhatan Co., Va. Father- Peter Jefferson Archer; Mother- Martha Michaux. Pat. Grandfather- Edward Archer; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Jefferson Bolling. Mat. Grandfather- Jacob Michaux; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Woodson. Married- Carrie Wooldridge; 1st child- John Archer; 2nd- Millie Archer; 3rd- William Archer; 4th- Jennie Archer. Military Record: Civil War; Powhatan Artillery. Career: Physician. Died- Dec. 05, 1891, in Powhatan Co., Va.
Archer, George Watson (1878)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1874; Graduated: July 2, 1878
Archer, Harry Lee (1933)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1929; Graduated: June 14, 1933
Archer, James Mcllwaine (1888)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1884
Archer, Robert (1847)  -Robert S. Archer, Class of 1847. Genealogy: Born- June 03, 1827, in Old Point, Va. Father- Robert Archer; Mother- unknown. Grandparents: unknown. Married: Anne Virginia Watson; 1st child- George Archer; 2nd- Robert Archer; 3rd- Anne Archer; 4th- Frances Archer; 5th- Virginia. Military Record: Civil War. Career: Business. Died- March 30, 1901, in Richmond, Va.
Archer, Robert (1882)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1878; Dropped: February 26, 1880
Archer, Robert Bridgforth (1924)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1920; Graduated: June 18, 1924; standing 27th in a class of 95
Archer, Stephen John (1940)  -contact Archives
Archer, William Wharton (1922)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1918; Graduated: June 21, 1922; standing 90th in a class of 91
Archibald, John Quirk (1909)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1905; Did not graduate
Ardai, Jose Lobo (1934)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1930; Dropped: October 23, 1931
Ardan, Jr, Nicholas Ivan (1943)  -contact Archives
Ardoin, Gladney Thompson (1931)  -Matriculated: September 15, 1927; Dropped: September 26, 1927
Arem, Jonas Bernard (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Arens, Roland Morgan (1922)  -Matriculated: September 17, 1918; Dropped: May 7, 1919
Argenbright, Hugh C. (1918)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1914; Dropped: September 15, 1914
Armellini, Leo Felice (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Armellino, John Ralph (1943)  -contact Archives
Armentrout, Thomas Martin (1938)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1934; Dropped: September 16, 1935
Armfield, Dennis Franklin (1907)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1903; Did not graduate
Armistead, Beverly Arthur (1929)  -Matriculated: September 21, 1925; Dropped: June 6, 1918
Armistead, Francis Noble (1856)  -Francis Noble Armistead, Class of 1856: Genealogy: Born- Jan. or Feb. of 1837. Father- Francis Noble Armistead, a Lieut. in the U.S. Marine Corps who served in the Creek & Seminole War.; Mother- Catherine L. Bayton. No information on grandparents. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 6, 1852; Resigned Jan. 4, 1853. Civil War Record: Enlisted June 16, 1861 at Glebe School and was commissioned 1st Lieut. July 1, 1861; Assigned to Co. G of the 41st Va. Infantry July 12, 1861; his company became Co. I of the 61st Va. Infantry in April, 1862; Commissioned 2nd Lieut. for the 62nd Ga. Cavalry (Partisan Rangers) on Aug. 1, 1862; Absent sick late 1863-early 1864; promoted to 1st Lieut. on return; his unit became part of Co. E of the 8th Confederate States Cavalry in early 1864 and in April 1864 became part of Co. K of the 24th Va. Cavalry; unofficial source says he was captured and died in prison. Died- July 3, 1864.
Armistead, Frederick Viche (1918)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Field Artillery, U.S. Army.
Armistead, Henry Beauford (1853)  -Henry Beauford Armistead, Class of 1853: Geneaology: Born- Oct. 19, 1833. Father- John Carter Armistead; Mother- Ann S. Harrison. Pat. Grandfather- John B. Armistead; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Carter. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Harrison; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Fitzhugh. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 8, 1850 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Graduated- July 4, 1853 standing 21 in a class of 25. He was a student of Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson while at VMI. Civil War Record: Enlisted Aug. 18, 1862 at Clinton, Ms. in Co. C 16th Missouri Regiment; Elected 2nd Lieut. Aug 1, 1863; Mentioned as Lieut. Aide-de-Camp to Col. S. P. Burns, commanding 2nd Missouri Brigade, Brig. Gen. M. M. Parson's division on April 30, 1863; Paroled at Shreveport, Louisana on June 7, 1865 as 2nd Lieut. of 16th Missouri. Careers: Teacher; public official; Brig. Gen. in Arkansas National Guard after the War;represented Franklin and Crawford counties in Arkansas Senate 1876-80; Arkansas Secretary of State 1893-97; Appointed clerk and commissioner, US District Court; Democrat. Died- Feb. 7, 1914 in Charleston, Ar.
Armistead, Howard Lacy (1933)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1928; Graduated: June 14, 1933; standing 33rd in a class of 39
Armistead, James Anderson (1862)  -James Anderson Armistead, Class of 1862: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 16, 1841 in Lynchburg, Va. Father- Anderson Harrison Armistead; Mother- Elizabeth S. Langhorne. Pat. Grandfather- James Anderson Armistead; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Miller. Mat. Grandfather- Col. Maurice S. Langhorne; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- 1st- Ollie L. Arnold; daughter of William P. Arnold and Matilda Early; 2nd. Mrs. J.C. Williams, widow of Gen. John C. Williams. Children- (All from 1st marriage) 1- Mattie Armistead; 2- Mrs. Young Dial (given name unknown); 3- Mrs. Ola Armistead Palmer; 4- Edward Armistead; 5- James Armistead; 6- Arnold Armistead; 7- Keith Armistead. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Feb. 5, 1859; Dismissed Oct. 18, 1859 for neglect of duty. Civil War Record: Came through lines to Lynchburg to help raise what became Co. C of the 39th Va. Cavalry Battalion; promoted to Sgt. Maj.; Slightly wounded in action at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863; unofficial source says promoted to 1st Liuet.; was in Lynchburg to procure horses when the War ended. Careers: Business man, public official; Real Estate agent. Moved to St. Petersburg, Fla. 1894; Mayor of that city 1896-98 and again in 1900. Died- Aug. 11, 1907 in Bartow, Fla.
Armistead, John Sinclair (1858)  -John Sinclair Armistead, Class of 1858: Genealogy: Born- March 18, 1835 in Elizabeth City Co., Va. Father- John Armistead; Mother- Jean Watts. Pat. Grandfather- Samuel Armistead; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Samuel Watts; Mat. Grandmother- Susan Jennings. Married- Diana Whiting Smith, daughter of Charles Lawrence Smith and Susan Whiting Latimer. Children- Charles Jennings Armistead. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 25, 1855; Graduated July 5, 1858 standing 15 in a class of 19. Civil War Record: 2nd Lieut. in the Provisional Army of Va.; attached to Co. D of the 6th Va. Infantry May 18, 1861 as Drill Master; unofficial source says he served with the Confederate States engineers in the Elizabeth River fortifications. Died April 1862 of typhoid fever. Careers: Civil Engineer before the War. Died- April 3, 1862 from Typhoid Fever contracted while in service.
Armistead, Moss William (1907)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1903; Did not graduate
Armistead, Moss William (1916)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Field Artillery, U.S. Army.
Armistead, Robert Ashby (1935)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1931; Graduated: June 12, 1935
Armour, James (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Arms, Charles Castro (1939)  -Died in World War II. Lt. Charles C. Arms, U.S. Army. Died on Oct 3, 1943.
Arms, Thomas Seelye (1915)  -World War I Record: Major, 31st Infantry, A.E.F. Served in Siberia over three years.
Armstrong, Allan Gordon (1909)  -World War I record: Accounts Section, Signal Corps, U.S. Army.
Armstrong, Anthony George (1909)  -World War I record: First Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps.
Armstrong, David Harrison (1931)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1927; Dropped: September 28, 1931
Armstrong, Frank Marshall (1922)  -Matriculated: January 7, 1919; Did not graduate
Armstrong, George D. (Faculty)  -George D. Armstrong was a Professor of Natural Science at Washington College (Washington & Lee University) who taught Chemistry to VMI cadets from 1840-1844.
Armstrong, Hamilton (1920)  -Matriculated: August 31, 1916; Dropped: 1918
Armstrong, Henry Eliot (1877)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1873; Did not graduate
Armstrong, Marvin Brower (1931)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1927; Dropped: December 3, 1927
Armstrong, Neil Edwin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Armstrong, Reuben Charles (1907)  -World War I record: Aero Section in U.S.M.C.
Armstrong, Robert Manning (1946)  -contact Archives
Armstrong, William Davis (1914)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, 25th Infantry, U.S. Army.
Armstrong Jr, Hal Burrage (1932)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1928; Dropped: June 17, 1929
Armstrong Jr, James (1934)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1930; Graduated: June 13, 1934; standing 6th in a class of 38
Arnest, Richard Turberville (1946)  -contact Archives
Arnold, Edwin Thomas (1935)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1931; Graduated: June 12, 1935; standing 18th in a class of 18
Arnold, Harold Ramble (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Arnold, Porter (1887)  -Matriculated: September 17, 1883; Did not graduate
Arnold, Thomas Jackson (1904)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1900; Dropped: September 17, 1900
Arnold, Thomas St John (1935)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1931; Graduated: June 12, 1935; Standing 34th in a class of 47
Arnold, Walter Febrey (1941)  -contact Archives
Arnold, William Elisha (1853)  -William Elisha Arnold, Class of 1853: Genealogy: Born- June 14, 1830, in Franklin Co., Va. Father- James Arnold; Mother- Julia Barrow. Pat. Grandfather- John Arnold; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah (last name unknown). Mat. Grandfather- William Barrow; Mat. Grandmother- Susan (last name unknown). Married- Susan Merriwether Taliaferro; 1st child- William Elisha Arnold, Jr.; 2nd- Julia Arnold; 3rd- Kate Arnold; 4th- James Arnold; 5th- Frederick Arnold. Military Record: Civil War; LtCol, C.S.A.- Missouri 8th Military District; Quartermaster General; staff of Gen Rains. Career: Teacher, Physician. Died- Aug. 18, 1902, in Springfield, Mo. Photo of Arnold with his bride (July 1853) courtesy Wilson's Creek National Battlefield  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Arnold, Wilson (1886)  -Matriculated: September 17, 1883; Did not graduate
Arnold Jr, Howard Henry (1930)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1925; Did not graduate
Arnold, Jr, Archibald Vincent (1945)  -contact Archives
Arnold, Jr, Charles Edgar (1943)  -contact Archives
Aronow, Hyman (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Aronson, Nathan Ned ()  -contact Archives
Aronson, Nathan Ned (1926)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1922; Dropped: September 1924
Arrington, Richard Turner (1921)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1917; Graduated: June 22, 1921; standing 3rd in a class of 115
Arrington, William Andrew (1920)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1916; Graduated: June 18, 1920; standing 20th in a class of 66
Arthur, Edward Robert (1870)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1866; Graduated: July 4, 1870; standing 49th in a class of 52
Arthur, John Preston (1871)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1866; Graduated: July 4, 1871
Arthur, John William (1929)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1925; Dropped: September 14, 1925
Artusy, Raymond Longino (1936)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1932; Dropped: September 7, 1933
Arvin, Adrian Odel (1896)  -Matriculated: August 31, 1892; Dropped: October 1, 1894
Asch, Gerard Lee (1943)  -contact Archives
Ash, Frank Reynolds (1881)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1877; Dropped: July 2, 1878
Ashby, James Lewis (1852)  -James Lewis Ashby; Class of 1852. Genealogy: Born- Nov. 06, 1831, in Clarke Co., Va. Father- Buckner Ashby; Mother- Sophia G. Baker. Pat. Grandparents: unknown. Mat. Grandfather- James Baker; Mat. Grandmother- Nancy Campbell. Never married, no children. Military Record- Civil War; Pvt, 6th Va. Cavalry, Co. D. Career: Civil Engineer; Miller. Died- in the Battle of Trevilian's Station, June 11, 1864.
Ashby, John William (1855)  -John William Ashby, Class of 1855: Born- Dec. 15, 1833, in White Post, Clarke Co., Va. Father- Buckner Ashby; Mother- Sophia G. Ashby. Pat. Grandparents: unknown. Mat. Grandfather- James Baker; Mat. Grandmother- Nancy Campbell. Never married; no children. Military Record: Civil War, Pvt., 12th Va. Cavalry. Career: Miller. Died- April 9, 1865, in Appomattox, Va.
Ashby, Richard (1851)  -Richard Ashby, Class of 1851: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 2, 1831 at "Rose Bank", Fauquier Co. Va. Father- Col. Turner Ashby; Mother- Dorothea Farrer Green. Pat. Grandfather- John Ashby; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Turner. Mat. Grandfather- James Green; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth P.Jones. Engaged to Harriette Echols Caperton of Union, WV, but never married. No children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 2, 1848; Resigned Aug. 1849. Careers: Farmer. Also worked as a teacher for a short while. Military Record: Captain of Co. A, 7th Va. Cavalry. Mortally wounded in action June 26, 1861 while scouting near Patterson's Creek Depot in W.Va. Died- July 3, 1861 near Romney, Va. from wounds received earlier. Buried at Indian Mound Cemetery in Romney; later moved to Stonewall Jackson Cemetery in Winchester, Va. and buried in the same grave with his brother Brig. Gen. Turner Ashby.
Ashby Jr., James (1938)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1934; Dropped: September 21, 1936
Ashby, Jr, James Patterson (1944)  -contact Archives
Ashcraft, John D. (1916)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1912; Dropped: January 1, 1913
Ashcroft Jr, Enos L (1931)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1927; Dropped: June 15, 1929
Asher, John Hart (1924)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1920; Dropped: September 12, 1920
Ashley, Chester Grafton (1867)  -Chester Grafton Ashley, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. A. Genealogy: Born- August 13, 1847, in Little Rock, Ark. Father- Gen. William E. Ashley; Mother- Fanny Grafton. Pat. Grandfather- Chester Ashley; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Watkins Worthington Elliot. Never married, no children. Career: Railroad Service Died- September 30, 1876, in Houston, Texas.
Ashley, Eugene H. (1915)  -World War I record: Sergeant, Co. H, 109th Infantry, American Expeditionary Forces. Slightly wounded in action at the Marne.
Ashley, James Robert (1921)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1918; Graduated: June 22, 1921; standing 15th in a class of 115
Ashley, Jordan Harold (1921)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1917; Did not graduate
Ashley, Maurice Cavileer (1946)  -contact Archives
Ashman, George Lewis (1938)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1934; Graduated: June 15, 1938; standing 12th in a class of 14
Ashman, Stuart (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Ashton, James Matthew (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Ashton, James Scott (1860)  -James Scott Ashton, Class of 1860. Genealogy: Born November 13, 1838 at Cottage Farm, Fauquier County, Virginia; Father- Richard Watts Ashton (b. 1799, Warrenton, VA., d. 1853); Mother- Mary Devereux (b. 1817, Wexford, Ireland; married 1835); paternal grandfather- Lawrence Ashton of Westmoreland Co., VA; paternal grandmother- Elizabeth Scott of Fauquier Co., VA. Marriage- 1. Mattie Maples of Minden, Louisiana in 1869; she died a few months after the marriage. 2. Sallie Land of Louisiana, on September 3, 1873. No issue. VMI Record: Entered on August 14, 1856, listing his guardian as Mrs. Sarah S. Glassell (his paternal aunt); left VMI after two years due to financial difficulties; did not graduate. Civil War Record: Entered service 11 May 1861 at New Orleans, Louisiana as 2nd Lieut., Company D, 2nd Louisiana Infantry; lost left arm at Second Manassas; resigned in June 1863 due to ill health. Career: studied law and opened practice in Shreveport, LA; in 1866 elected District Attorney there; delegate to Democratic National Convention in 1872. Died of yellow fever at Shreveport, LA on September 27, 1873.
Ashton, William John (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Asplundh, Edward Boyd (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Astin, Roger Quincy (1908)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1904; Did not graduate
Aston, David Thomas (1942)  -contact Archives
Atherton, Dabney Overton (1856)  -Dabney Overton Atherton, Class of 1856: Genealogy: Born- Sept 4, 1830, in Stony Point, Albemarle Co., Va. Father- William Anderson Atherton; Mother- Millicent Hall. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Montgomery Hall; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Never married, no children. Military Record- Civil War; Pvt., 7th Va. Infantry, C.S.A. Career: Teacher. Died- Dec. 14, 1882, in Proffits Station, Albemarle Co., Va.
Atkins, Herbert Lee (1891)  -Matriculated: August 31, 1887; Dropped: May 9, 1888
Atkins, Julien Smith (1944)  -contact Archives
Atkins Jr., Wade Hampton (1936)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1932; Graduated: June 17, 1936; standing 17th in a class of 21
Atkinson, Henry (1898)  -Matriculated: August 30, 1894; Dropped: July 1, 1896
Atkinson, James Nicholas (1898)  -Matriculated: September 28, 1893; Dropped: February 5, 1895
Atkinson, Lawrence T. (1913)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1909; Dropped: January 24, 1910
Atkinson, Wade Hampton (1922)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1918; Dropped: 1919
Atkinson, William James (1897)  -Matriculated: September 12, 1893; Dropped: September 6, 1894
Atkinson, William Mayo (1891)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1887; Did not graduate
Atkison, George Vinson Jr. ()  -contact Archives
Attwell, Hudson (1928)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1924; Dropped: November 19, 1925
Attwell, Khleber Van Zandt (1924)  -Matriculated: January 11, 1921; Graduated: June 18, 1924; standing 26th in a class of 95
Atwill, Charles Bailey (1906)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Infantry, U.S. Army.
Atwill, Samuel Francis (1866)  -Samuel Francis Atwill, Class of 1866: New Market Cadet; Corporal, Co. A. "Died on the Field of Honor". Genealogy: Born- January 31, 1846, in Atwillton, Va. Father- Samuel Bailey Atwill; Mother- Jane Ann Broun. Pat. Grandfather- Francis Atwill; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Lyell. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Broun; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth G. Lee. Died- July 20, 1864, in Staunton, Va. from wounds received during the Battle of New Market, May 15, 1864.  photo.gif (154 bytes)   Web resource
Au, Harry M. (1915)  -Matriculated: January 27, 1912; Did not graduate
Auger, J. M. (1880)  -Matriculated: November 1, 1876; Did not graduate
August, Robert Munford (1902)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1898; Did not graduate
Augustine, Charles H. (1945)  -Died in World War II. 2Lt. Charles H. Augustine, U.S. Army Air Force. Killed in action on Dec. 5, 1944, over Germany.
Augustine, Harry Hamill (1946)  -contact Archives
Augustine, John Anthony (1940)  -contact Archives
Aukland, Merrill F (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Aull, Robert P. (1903)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1900; Dropped: September 1, 1900
Aungst, Robert D (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Aurand, Jr, Edward Austin (1941)  -contact Archives
Aussicker, Robert Abbott (1943)  -contact Archives
Austin, Albert (1893)  -Matriculated: August 30, 1889; Dropped: December 13, 1889
Austin, Francis Henry (1918)  -Matriculated: January 25, 1915; Dropped: June 1, 1916
Austin, James Moore (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Austin, John William (1890)  -Matriculated: August 11, 1886; Dropped: September 1889
Austin, Robert Edward (1924)  -Matriculated: August 31, 1920; Dropped: December 22, 1921
Austin, Robert Forward (1933)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1929; Dropped: September 8, 1930
Austin, Samuel Hunter (1861)  -Born- March 18, 1840 Augusta Co. Va. Father- Dr. Samuel McClanahan Austin; Mother- Mary Hunter. Pat. Grandfather- Morris Austin; Pat. Grandmother- Letitia McClanahan; Mat. Grandfather- Samuel Hunter; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Dalhouse. Married- Mary Copland McPherson, daughter of Col. Joseph McPherson. Children- 1-Amanda Austin Byrne, who married W.E.R. Byrne; 2-Mary Alexander Austin Caperton, who married W. Caston Caperton; 3-Addie Lewis Auston Pugh, who married John D. Pugh; 4-Samuel McPherson Austin, who married Mary Pole; 5- Charlie Virginia Austin Mann, who married D. Meade Mann; 6- Earle Harris Austin, who married Alliene Brown; 7- Hale Blanche Austin Caperton, who married G.H. Caperton, Jr. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 16, 1856; Dismissed- Feb. 26, 1857 for excessive demerits. Graduated from the Richmond Medical College ca. 1860 Civil War Service: Enlisted for Confederate Service July 1861; Private in Co. B. of 22nd Virginia Cavalry Regiment; Elected 2nd Lieut. Sept. 1861; Promoted to 1st Lieut. May 23, 1862; Resigned Jan. 5, 1863; Was a contract surgeon for Lewisburg (WV) and Wytheville, Va. Careers: School Official; physician in Lewisburg, WV; Surgeon for the WV National Guard. Died: Nov. 16, 1926 in Charleston, WV
Austin, Samuel Lord (1921)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Air Service, Operations Branch, U.S. Army. Promoted from Sergeant in the 29th Division Headquarters Troop. Injury in airplane accident prevented his going overseas.
Auxter, Paul Mozart (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Averett, Elliott (1898)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1894; Dropped: July 4, 1896
Averill, Henry (1914)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army.
Avermaat, Leston August (1925)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1922; Dropped: September 6, 1922
Avery Jr, James Thomas (1935)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1931; Graduated: June 12, 1935; standing 10th in a class of 35
Aviles, Louis Salvador (1932)  -Matriculated: November 6, 1928; Dropped: November 14, 1928
Avis, William Thomas (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Ax, George Breden (1933)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1929; Graduated: June 14, 1933; Standing 21st in a class of 39
Axe, Ronald Dean (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Axelrood, Richard Seymour (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Ayer Jr, Guy Darrell (1929)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1925; Graduated: June 15, 1929; standing 8th in class of 31
Ayers, Harry Jackson (1892)  -Matriculated: August 30, 1887; Did not graduate
Ayers, James Buchanan (1899)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1895; Graduated: September 1, 1899; standing 24th in a class of 34
Ayers, Ollie Thomas (1935)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1931; Dropped: June 3, 1933
Ayers, Richard Wingfield (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Ayler, III, John William (1941)  -contact Archives
Aylett, Patrick Henry (Board of Visitors)  -Patrick Henry Aylett of King William Co., VA. Member Board of Visitors 1851-51; lawyer; member Board of Visitors USMA; U.S. District Attorney, Eastern Division of VA; Confederate States District Attorney. Killed 27 April 1870 when floor of Supreme Court Room in VA State gave way, aged 45.
Aylett, Philip (1888)  -Matriculated: August 30, 1884; Graduated: 1888; standing 13th in a class of 15
Ayres, Ambrose Ford (1868)  -Ambrose Ford Ayres, Class of 1868: Born- ca. 1868. Matriculated from Richmond, Va. At VMI 5 days. Military Record: Entered VMI on March 29, 1865. With Corps in Richmond trenches until it disbanded on April 2, 1865. Post War Career: Hotel Business. Brother of Benjamin Brown Ayres, Class of 1868. Died- ca. September 1897, in Richmond, Va.
Ayres, Benjamin Brown (1868)  -Benjamin Brown Ayres, Class of 1868: Matriculated from Richmond, Va. Entered VMI March 29, 1865. Served with Corps of Cadets in the trenches at Richmond, Va. until the Corps disbanded April 2, 1865. Resigned after that. Brother of Ambrose Ford Ayres, Class of 1868.
Ayres, Blackstone Drummond (1916)  -World War I Record: First Lieuntenant, 47th Coast Artillery, A.E.F.
Ayres, Henry Fairfax (1906)  -World War I Record: Lieutenant Colonel, Coast Artillery, A.E.F.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Ayres, John Cropper (1921)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1917; Graduated: June 22, 1921; standing 61 in a class of 115
Baals, Charles Stafford (1935)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1931; Dropped: February 29, 1932
Babcock, Charles Eastlake (1939)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1935; Graduated: June 14, 1939; standing 10th in a class of 30
Babela, Ambrose (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Baber, Thomas Berry (1846)  -Thomas Berry Baber, Class of 1846. b. 1827 King George Co., VA; d. 1872; Parents- Thomas B. Baber and Emily J.; non-graduate; Civil War--Company C., 9th Virginia Cavalry; farmer; never married.
Babetski, Alfred Joseph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bach, George Cunerd (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bache, Jr, Cyrus McCormick (1941)  -contact Archives
Bachtell, Linford Boone (1943)  -contact Archives
Backus, James Holland (1920)  -World War I record: Enlisted in Engineers, U.S. Army.
Bacon, Charles Lydell (1882)  -Matriculated: December 12, 1878; Did not graduate
Bacon, Henry Douglas (1898)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1894; Dropped: December, 14, 1896
Bacon, James Lawrence (1843)  -James Lawrence Bacon. Class of 1843. b. 1824, Mecklenburg Co., VA; d. 1846 Feb.; Parents- Lyddell (or Lyddall) Bacon and Nancy Carter; non-graduate. No other information.
Bacon, Lewis Martin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bader, John Hedrick (1943)  -contact Archives
Bader, Ralph Hedrick (1908)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1904; Dropped: March 3, 1905
Badger, Edward Stanly (1867)  -Edward Stanly Badger, Class of 1867: Born- October 8, 1846. Matriculated from Raleigh, NC. At VMI 1 year, 1 month. Dropped from VMI rolls 21 September 1863. Military Record: Appointed 2nd Lt, Company C, 56th North Carolina. Absent sick summer 1864. Captured 1 April 1865 at Five Forks. Held at Fort Delaware, Delaware. Released on oath 17 July 1865. Post War Career: Lawyer. Died- 6 December 1878 in Raleigh, NC of "heart disease." Buried in Oakwood Cemetery there.
Badger, Thomas Norman (1888)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1884; Did not graduate
Badger, William Bell (1932)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1928; Dropped: January 11, 1929
Badgett, Edward Douglas (1931)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1927; Graduated: June 11, 1931; standing 10th in a class of 23
Badgett, James Madison (1922)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1918; Dropped: January 1, 1921
Badgley, Donald Mitchell (1940)  -contact Archives
Badham, John Terry (1919)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1915; Dropped: January 25, 1917
Baesch, Herman Rudolph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bagan, Gerald Leo (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bagby, Alexander Fleet (1861)  -Alexander Fleet Bagby, Class of 1861: Born- 24 June 1840. Matriculated from Stevensville. At VMI 1 year, 1 month. Military Record: Elected 2nd Lt in the King and Queen Artillery on 20 May 1861 (Capt J.R. Bagby's Company, Virginia Artillery). Entered Confederate States' service with company at Stevensville on 29 May 1861. Promoted to 2nd Lt on 16 May 1862 and Capt on 3 November 1862. Assigned with unit to Company K, 4th Regiment, Virginia Heavy Artillery (4th Battalion Virginia Heavy Artillery; Col T.J. Page's Battalion of the Conferderate States Heavy Artillery; Col T.B. Montague's Battalion of the Confederate States Heavy Artillery; 4th Battalion, Confederate States Heavy Artillery. Regiment was re-organized in May 1862 to serve as artillery or infantry. Company served as infantry but at Seven Pines used captured US guns. Unit eventually designated Company K, 34th VA. Often used as artillery. Played gallant role repulsing attack at the Crater when the company was called upon to man the artillery. Wounded in action (in the back) at Sayler's Creek 6 April 1865. Paroled in Petersburg 16 April 1865. On roll POWs Fair Grounds Hospital, Petersburg 25 May 1865. Of the quick switch from infantry to artillery at Seven Pines he wrote in 1904: "My training and that of Lt Josiah Ryland a VMI boy ['59] had enabled us to do this." Post War Career: miller, merchant, farmer, insurance agent. Died- 23 March 1915 in Tappahannock.
Bagby, Frank Hancock (1924)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1920; Dropped: January 8, 1924
Bagby, James Lovelace (1933)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1929; Dropped: September 7, 1931
Bagby, Pleasant Harwood (1932)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1928; Graduated: June 15, 1932; standing 21st in a class of 28
Bagby, Samuel Leslie (1918)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1914; Dropped: September 6, 1916
Bagley, Isham Trotter (1908)  -World War I record: 6th Supply Train, American Expeditionary Forces.
Bagnall, John Seldon (1865)  -John Seldon Bagnall, Class of 1865: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. A. Genealogy: Born- February 7, 1844, in Norfolk, Va. Father- William Douglass Bagnall; Mother- Elizabeth Daingerfield Stark. Pat. Grandfather- Richard Bagnall; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Hancock Seldon. Mat. Grandfather- Daingerfield Stark; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Westwood Moseley. Never married, no children. Career- Cotton Broker. Died- May 14, 1922 in Norfolk, Va. Buried at Elmwood Cem.
Bagwell Jr, William Parker (1935)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1931; Graduated: June 12, 1935; standing 4th in a class of 47
Bahm, Albert Henry (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bailey, Anderson Lee (1870)  -contact Archives
Bailey, Benjamin Perkins (1923)  -contact Archives
Bailey, Benjamin Perkins (1923)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1919; Graduated: June 13; 1923, standing 10th in a class of 100
Bailey, Charles Walton (1932)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1927; Graduated: June 15, 1932; standing 33rd in a class of 38
Bailey, Edward Bradford (1874)  -Matriculated: August 23, 1869; Dropped: March 1, 1873
Bailey, Edward Par (1935)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1931; Graduated: June 12, 1935; standing 6th in a class of 29
Bailey, Frank Woodard (1924)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1920; Graduated: June 18, 1924; standing 71st in a class of 95
Bailey, James Harold (1939)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1935; Graduated: June 14, 1939; standing 3rd in a class of 47
Bailey, James Porter (1945)  -contact Archives
Bailey, Nathaniel Hammond (1921)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army.
Bailey, Otway Giles (1879)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1876; Graduated: July 3, 1879; standing 15th in a class of 22  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bailey, Robert Gordon (1940)  -contact Archives
Bailey, Roy Maydwell (1902)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1898; Graduated: June 25, 1902; standing 37th in a class of 38
Bailey, Seaton Grantland (1871)  -See Grantland, Seaton.
Bailey, Weldon Murray (1908)  -World War I Record: Captain, Field Artillery, U.S. Army.
Bailey, William John (1870)  -Matriculated: May 10, 1866; Dropped: September 4, 1869
Bailey, Jr, Albert Preston (1926)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1922; Dropped: September 22, 1922
Baily, Chap (1900)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1896; Dropped: March 16, 1897
Bain, Ferdinand Mccartney (1925)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1920; Dropped: February 3, 1922
Bain, George Edgar (1934)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1930; Graduated: June 13, 1934; standing 20th in a class of 39
Bain, James Murdaugh (1915)  -World War I record: Capt, U.S. Marine Corps.
Bain, Kenneth Allison (1922)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1918; Dropped: 1920
Bain, Robert Winston (1936)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1932; Dropped: September 7, 1933
Bain, Thomas Alexander (1906)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1903; Graduated: June 27, 1906; standing 18th in a class of 47  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bain, Jr, Edward Clifton (1944)  -contact Archives
Bainbridge, Forrest Robert (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Baionno, Anthony Thomas (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bair, Marlin Baker (1936)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1932; Graduated: June 17, 1936; standing 10th in a class of 21
Bair, Jr, Charles Baker (1942)  -contact Archives
Baird, Dubois (1908)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1904; Dropped: December 15, 1904
Baird, Harry Sifton (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Baird, Henry Long (1927)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1923; Graduated: June 15, 1927; standing 27th in a class of 98
Baird, James Catchings (1897)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1894; Graduated: June 24, 1897; standing 13th in a class of 24  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Baird, James Catchings (1924)  -Matriculated: August 31, 1920; Graduated: June 18, 1924; standing 25th in a class of 95
Baird, John Douglas (1862)  -John Douglas Baird, Class of 1862: Born- 19 September 1841. Matriculated from Richmond, VA. At VMI 3 years. Military Record: Artillery drillmaster, Richmond Spring 1861. Enlisted 14 March 1862 at Culpeper Court House, Va in Capt R.M. Anderson's Company, Virginia Light Artillery (1st Company Richmond Howitzers). Often absent sick 62-63. Discharged for chronic rheumatism. At Old Dominion Iron and Nail Works, Richmond. Joined Company I, 2nd Virginia Local Defense Troops on 8 May 1864. Made Sgt. Captured at Grove Hill on 6 April 1865. Held at point Lookout, Maryland. Took oath and released 23 June 1865. Post War Career: unknown Died- 11 January 1902 in Richmond.
Baird, John Rupert (1924)  -Matriculated: August 31, 1920; Graduated: June 18, 1924; standing 79th in a class of 95
Baird, Thomas Catchings (1891)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1887; Graduated: June 25, 1891
Baitzel, William Hayes (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Baker, Arthur Marshall (1896)  -World War I Record: Captain, Infantry, U.S. Army.
Baker, Barnabas W. (1893)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1889; Dropped: Jnauary 13, 1890
Baker, Barnabas William (1942)  -contact Archives
Baker, Clarence J. (1914)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1910; Dropped: September 25, 1910
Baker, George Walter (1928)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1923; Dropped: February 26, 1926
Baker, Harry (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Baker, Harry Burgwyn (1889)  -Matriculated: January 6, 1886; Graduated: July 4, 1889; standing 10th in a class of 23  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Baker, Harry Eugene (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Baker, Harry James (1946)  -contact Archives
Baker, John Alveston Burgwyn (1934)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1930; Graduated: June 13, 1934; standing 6th in a class of 37
Baker, John Bernard (1931)  -Matriculated: September 13, 1926; Graduated: June 11, 1931; standing 6th in a class of 21
Baker, John Hopkins (1940)  -contact Archives
Baker, John Thomas (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Baker, Lara Henry (1922)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1919; Graduated: June 21, 1922; standing 15th in a class of 92
Baker, Louis Gourdin Young (1885)  -Matriculated: August 24, 1881; Graduated: June 30, 1885; standing 12th in a class of 17
Baker, Samuel Colin (1844)  -Samuel Colin Baker, Class of 1844. b. 1822, Martinsburg, [West] Virginia; d. 1875, St. Louis, Missouri; Parents- Samuel Baker & ?; non-graduate; no military record; steamboat business in Wheeling, WVA; married Louise Woods, 1849.
Baker, Thomas Brown (1911)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1907; Dropped: January 1, 1908
Baker, William Henry (1845)  -William Henry Baker, Class of 1845. b. 1825, d. 1850 Paris, France; Parents- Isaac Baker and Ann Eckert; graduate; no military record; lawyer.
Baker, William Laurence (1927)  -Matriculated: July 26, 1922; Graduated: June 15, 1927; standing 91st in a class of 95
Baker, William Scott (1895)  -Matriculated: December 28, 1892; Dropped: January 16, 1894
Baker, William Taylor (1912)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1909; Did not graduate
Baker Jr, Harry Le Roi (1930)  -Matriculated: September 13, 1926; Dropped: June 15, 1929
Baker Jr, Leland Dando (1935)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1931; Did not graduate
Baker Jr, Robert Newton (1931)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1927; Graduated: June 11, 1931; standing 11th in a class of 23
Baker, Jr, Edwin LeRoy (1943)  -contact Archives
Balbin, Paul Davet (1932)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1928; Dropped: September 8, 1930
Baldey, Charles Thorn (1917)  -World War I record: On Patrol Ship "Sunflower." (Sambine Island, Texas.)
Baldinger, Ora Mathias (1910)  -Ora Mathias Baldinger, Class of 1910: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 6, 1886 in Marion, Ohio. Father- Mathias Baldinger of Koningsberg, Germany; Mother- Elizabeth Genevna Overly of Iberia, Ohio. Pat. Grandfather- Henrick Baldinger of Lurick Canton, Switzerland; Pat. Grandmother- Katherine Trellick of Koningsberg, Germany. Mat. Grandfather- William Overly of Galion, Ohio; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Jane Randolph of Va. Married- On March 6, 1954 to Mary Elizabeth Hammon of Seattle, Wash. No Children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 14, 1906; Graduated July 4, 1910 standing 3rd in a class of 38 and with the rank of 1st Captain. Military Record: World War I; Infantry, Regular Army, U.S.A. detailed to Air Service. Rose to rank of Major in the Air Service. Careers: Served as Aide to President Harding; served with Harding Memorial Association. Died- June 8, 1978 in Carson City, Nevada.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Baldwin, Briscoe Gerard (1848)  -Born- Aug. 12, 1828 in Staunton, Va. Father- Judge Briscoe Gerard Baldwin; Mother- Martha Steele Brown. Pat. Grandfather- Cornelius Baldwin; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- John Brown; Mat. Grandmother- Frances Peyton. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 7, 1845; Graduated July 4, 1848 standing 22 in a class of 24 Civil War Record: Appointed from Ala. to 1st Light Artillery July 19. 1861; Made Captain Jan. 1, 1862 and Major Jun. 12, 1862; At Richmond Arsenal until April 1862 when given leave with permission to join staff of Brig. Gen. R.E. Rodes; At Malvern Hill acted as Lt. Col. for the 6th Ala. Regiment; Praised for "the highest order of soldierly qualities" by Rodes and Col. J.B. Gordon; In charge of Ordance Dept. in Winchester Sept. 1862; Assigned to Briarfield Arsenal in Columbus, Ms. Oct. 1862 but named Chief of Ordance in Va. Nov. 1862 with the temporary grade of Lt. Col.; Paroled at Appomattox. Careers- Captain of Ordnance for U.S. Army; Superintendent for Texas Schools. Died- Sept. 28, 1898. Buried in Bryan, TX.
Baldwin, Francis Couper (1941)  -contact Archives
Baldwin, Gill (1885)  -Matriculated: July 7, 1881
Baldwin, Heman Russell (1880)  -Matriculated: November 30, 1875; Dropped: January 30, 1878
Baldwin, Jack H. (1908)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1904; Dropped: November 22, 1904
Baldwin, James Howard (1938)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1934; Graduated: July 23, 1918; standing 8th in a class of 44
Baldwin, James William (1849)  -James William Baldwin, Class of 1849: Genealogy: Born- Aug. 12, 1828 in Staunton, Va. Father- Judge Briscoe Gerard Baldwin; Mother- Martha Steele Brown. Pat. Grandfather- Cornelius Baldwin; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- John Brown; Mat. Grandmother- Frances Peyton. Married- Adeline Garber, daughter of Albert J. Garber and Mary Miller. Children- Mrs. Arista Hoge. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 7, 1845; Resigned April 24, 1849. Civil War Record: Unofficial source says he helped recruit Cavalry Regiment in Ga. (State Guards); Identification speculative, but may have been the J.W. Baldwin whose only record shows him having enlisted at Dawson, Ga. as Private in Captain C.B. Wooten's Co. 15th Battalion Ga. Cavalry (State Guards) on Aug. 5, 1863. Careers: Private in USMC 1854-60; clerk in Staunton, Va. and ran baggage express business after the war. Died- Nov. 1, 1875 in a drowning accident. Buried in Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, Va.
Baldwin, John Carter (1866)  -John Carter Baldwin, Class of 1866: Born- 3 November 1843. Matriculated from Cold Springs. At VMI 15 month over two years. Military Record: Ran off with a volunteer company early in the war, but the Capt sent him home. Father sent him to VMI where he remained for a while. "Then with a foolish boyish patriotism I determined to enter the Service." Enlisted 1 July 1863 at Camp Bruce for the war as a Pvt in Capt A.B. Paris's Company, Virginia Artillery (Stanton Hill Artillery). With section of Company on the NC coast. Post War Career: PLanter; Public Official. Democrat Representative of Halifax County in Virginia House of Delegates 1887-88. Died- 3 January 1930.
Baldwin, John D Couper (1934)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1930; Graduated: June 13, 1934; standing 7th in a class of 39
Baldwin, Joseph Favre (1912)  -World War I record: Surgeon, "Royal Fusiliers," British Expeditionary Forces. Killed in action in France, August 7, 1918.
Baldwin, Monroe Glass (1924)  -Matriculated: September 20, 1920; Dropped: October 28, 1920
Baldwin, Phill Blanks (1939)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1935; Graduated: June 14, 1939; standing 4th in a class of 13
Baldwin, Richard (1942)  -contact Archives
Baldwin, William Barton (1937)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1933; Dropped: September 6, 1934
Baldwin, William Frazier (1913)  -Matriculated: September 16, 1909; Dropped: February 20, 1911
Baldwin, William Frazier (1940)  -contact Archives
Baldwin, William Powell (1901)  -Matriculated: August 31, 1897; Dropped: September 24, 1898
Baldwin Jr, Rufus Guy (1934)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1930; Graduated: June 13, 1934; standing 22nd in a class of 37
Baldwin Jr., Newland (1938)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1934; Graduated: June 15, 1938; standing 1st in a class of 18
Balfour, Charles Henry (1921)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1918; Graduated: June 22, 1921; standing 39th in a class of 119
Balfour, William Thomas (1871)  -Matriculated: August 17, 1869; Graduated: July 4, 1871; standing 35th in a class of 46  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Ball, C. B. (Board of Visitors)  -Maj. C.B. Ball of Loudoun Co., VA. Member board of Visitors 1863-65; VA House of Delegates 1849-52, 1857-61; Senate 1861-1865.
Ball, Charles Fayette (1875)  -Matriculated: November 6, 1871; Did not graduate
Ball, Edward Church (1910)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1907; Graduated: June 22, 1910; standing 13th in a class of 38
Ball, Leland Chandler (1911)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1907; Dropped: July 1, 1908
Ball, Notley Lee (1936)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1932; Dropped: September 14, 1934
Ball, Robert Smith (1878)  -Matriculated: August 3, 1874; Graduated: July 2, 1878; standing 12th in a class of 24
Ball, Vernon Lucien (1895)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1891; Dropped: June 29, 1893
Ball, William Northen (1944)  -contact Archives
Ball, Jr, Robert Owen (1943)  -contact Archives
Ballagh, Jr, William Kinnier (1926)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1922; Dropped: September, 1924
Ballard, William Wirt (1897)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1893; Graduated: July 24, 1897; standing 19th in a class of 24
Ballard Jr, Walter Eugene (1930)  -Matriculated: September 14, 1926; Dropped: January 3, 1927
Ballenger, Claude Newton (1928)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1924; Graduated: June 13, 1928; standing 17th in a class of 101
Ballou, Charles Anderson (1894)  -Matriculated: August 31, 1891; Graduated: June 28, 1894; standing 25th in a class of 29  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Ballou, James Whitaker (1921)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1917; Did not graduate
Balmenti, Crescent Frank (1944)  -contact Archives
Balmer, Charles (1886)  -Matriculated: March 14, 1882; Did not graduate
Balph, Dale Tait (1930)  -Matriculated: September 13, 1926; Dropped: September 10, 1927
Balthis, Jack Lynn (1941)  -contact Archives
Baltzell, James Preston (1860)  -James Preston Baltzell, Class of 1860. Genealogy: Born January 15, 1838, Washington County, Virginia. Father- David Baltzell, b. Maryland. Mother- Sallie Dalton Hanby, b. Washington Co., VA. Marriage- Julia Barnesley of Kingston, Georgia, in 1863 (daughter of Godfrey Barnesley, a cotton planter and commission merchant, b. England); Issue- one daughter, Addie (married B. F. Sayler of Kingston, GA). VMI Record: Entered on July 30, 1856 and graduated July 4, 1860, standing 29th out of 41 graduates. Civil War Record: Was in Texas when war began; assigned to mustering duty with Co. A, 1st Confederate States Cavalry on Indian frontier; his unit sent to Arizona and then across Mississippi River; 1863-1865 Provost Marshall duty at Shelbyville and Manchester, Tennessee; Augusta, Georgia; and Opelika, Alabama. Career: Lumber merchant and farmer in Kingston, Georgia. Died on February 15, 1868 in a sawmill accident. His daughter, Addie, was two years old at the time of his death.
Bamford, Thomas Christopher (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bamford, William Pratt (1932)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1928; Dropped: June 11, 1930
Bamman Jr, Frederick Charles (1935)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1931; Dropped: June 15, 1932
Bancroft, John Townsend (1917)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, 113th Engineers, 38th Division, A.E.F.
Bandish, Bernard Joseph (1945)  -contact Archives
Bane Jr, Mark Curtis (1935)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1931; Dropped: September 15, 1933
Baney, Charles Monroe (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bankhead, Charles Wilson (1928)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1924; Dropped: June 19, 1925
Banks, Andrew Joseph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Banks, Charles Louis (1936)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1932; Graduated: June 17, 1936; standing 5th in a class of 21
Banks, John R. (1942)  -Died in World War II. 2Lt. John R. Banks, U.S. Army. Killed in action on Oct. 8, 1943, in Italy.
Banks, Thomas William (1852)  -Thomas William Banks; Class of 1852. Genealogy: Born- 1832, in Gloucester Co., Va. Father- William Banks; Mother- Martha Catlett. Pat. Grandfather- William Banks; Pat. Grandmother- Maria Jones. Mat. Grandfather- John Catlett; Mat. Grandmother- Ann Walker Carter. Married- Margaret Eugenia Baytop; 1st child- William Banks; 2nd- Florence Sinclair; 3rd- Cora Sinclair. Military Record- Civil War; Sergeant; 34th Va. Infantry, Co. A. Career: Planter, Slave owner. Died- June 20, 1865, in Pt. Lookout Prison.
Banner, P. Curtiss (1908)  -Matriculated: August 31, 1904; Dropped: October 3, 1904
Banning, Hancock (1914)  -World War I record: Lieutenant, American Expeditionary Forces, U.S. Navy
Bannister, Ralph Richard (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bannon, Kelsey Arthur (1932)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1928; Dropped: June 15, 1929
Bannon, W. R. (1895)  -Matriculated: October 5, 1892; did not graduate
Barabutes, Theodore (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Barach, Irring Louis (Not a VMI Cadet )  -contact Archives
Barbee, Ralph Chastine (1923)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1919; Dropped: October 26, 1919
Barber, Evan M. (1916)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1912; Dropped: December 16, 1912
Barber, Jr, Ernest Moore (1942)  -contact Archives
Barberie, Frederick McCreary (1926)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1922; Graduated: June 16, 1926; standing 61st in a class of 75
Barbieri, Nicholas John (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Barbour, Charles Smith (1926)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1921; Dropped: June 12, 1924
Barbour, Edwin (1853)  -Edwin Barbour, Class of 1853: Genealogy; Born- ca 1833, near Culpeper Co., Va. Father- John Strode Barbour b. abt. 1820; Mother-Susan Dangerfield. Paternal Grandparents- John Strode Barbour b. abt. 1790 and his wife, Ella A Byrne. Never married, no children. Military Record- Civil War; Ordnance Dept., C.S.A. Career: Physician. Died- The 1892, in Culpeper Co., Va.
Barbour, James (1884)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1880; Dropped: April 3, 1882
Barbour, James (Board of Visitors)  -James Barbour of Culpeper, VA. Member Board of Visitors 1853-55; lawyer; Va House of Delegates 1852, 1857-63, 1877-78 1887-88; Constitutional 1850; Convention of 1861; Maj&Adjt Gen of Ewell's Staff; editor Richmond Inquirer; died Oct 1895, aged 72.
Barbour, Jeptha Fowlkes (1924)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1920; Dropped: December 30, 1920
Barbour, John Strode (Board of Visitors)  -John Strode Barbour of Culpeper Co. Member Board of Visitors 1849-50. Lawyer; House of Delegates 1847-51; Pre Orange & Alexandria Railroad, U.S. House of Representatives 1881-87; U.S Senator 1889 to death 14 May 1892, age 72.
Barbour, Louis Wallace (1921)  -World War I record: Air Service, American Expeditionary Forces.
Barclay, Hugh (Board of Visitors)  -Hugh Barclay of Lexington, VA. Member Board of Visitors 1839-1842; Trustee of Washington College; Treasurer VMI 1839; merchant. Died 18 Dec 1870, age 71.
Barclay, Jr, Frank Dorn (1942)  -contact Archives
Barden, Jr, Graham Arthur (1945)  -contact Archives
Bare, Elmer C (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Barefield Jr., Mercer Dean (1939)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1935; Graduated: June 14, 1939; standing 42nd in a class of 66
Bargamin, Eugene Victor (1855)  -Eugene Victor Bargamin, Class of 1855: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 11, 1835, in Richmond, Va. Father- Antoine Bargamin; Mother- Catharine Lapoint. Pat. Grandfather- Luit Bartholomew Bargamin; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Never married; no children. Career: Physician. Died- July 20, 1860, in Paris, France.
Barge, Thomas Bayne (1874)  -Matriculated: October 4, 1870; Dropped: October 13, 1871
Barger, Carrington Hammond (1926)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1923; Dropped: October 3, 1923
Barger, Guy H. (1914)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1910; Did not graduate
Barget, Henry (1878)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1874; Dropped: January 13, 1875
Barham, Charles Dewey (1927)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1923; Dropped: October 22, 1924
Barham, John Langhorne (1900)  -John Langhorne Barham, Class of 1900: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1879 in South Hampton Co. Va. Father- Joseph Lewis Barham; Mother- Bettie Patience Langhorne. Pat. Grandfather- John Barham; Pat. Grandmother- Louisa [maiden name unknown]. Mat. Grandfather- Maurice J. Langhorne; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Hannah Dewey, daughter of Charles Dewey and Mary Alice Steele of Goldsboro, NC. Children- 1- Charles Dewey Barham; 2- Bessie Langhorne Barham; 3- Kathrien Barham. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 5, 1896; Resigned Sept. 14, 1896 (homesick). Attended University of Va. for one year; studied law at University of NC. Careers: Lawyer; twice member of North Carolina State Senate. Died- Nov. 4, 1920 in Goldsboro, NC.
Barham, Joseph Lewis (1867)  -Joseph Lewis Barham, Class of 1867. Genealogy: Born- Oct. 21, 1846 in Southampton Co. Va. Father- John Barham; Mother- Louisa [maiden name unknown]; No information on grandparents. Married- Bettie Patience Langhorne, daughter of Rev. Maurice J. Langhorne. Children- 1- Lulie Drew Barham; 2- Judge John Langhorne Barham. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 1, 1863; Dismissed Jan. 15, 1864 for excessive demerits. Civil War Service- Enlisted in Feb. 1864 as Private in Co. D of the 44th Va. Battalion. Later transferred to Private in Co. A of 13th Virginia Cavalry. Career- Bank President; Member of VA Constitutional Convention; Farmer. Died- Dec. 20, 1925 in Newsoms, VA. Buried in Portsmouth.
Barham, William Dugger (1946)  -contact Archives
Barkdoll, Ivan Harry (1930)  -Matriculated: September 14, 1926; Dropped: September 13, 1927
Barker, Arthur Carlton (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Barker, Calderon Carlisle (1920)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1916; Graduated: June 18, 1920; Standing 40th in a class of 66
Barker, Carras Jacob (1918)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1915; Dropped: September 14, 1915
Barker, Garinter (1850)  -Garinter Barker, Class of 1850: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1828. Father- Robert Barker; Mother- unknown. Grandparents: unknown. Marriage and children- no info. provided. Died- unknown.
Barker, James Aston (1945)  -contact Archives
Barker, James Monroe (1925)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1921; Dropped: September 1924
Barker Jr, Maynard (1932)  -Matriculated: September 10, 1928; Dropped: June 15, 1929
Barkhurst, George Lewis William (1933)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1929; Dropped: June 11, 1931
Barkley, Newton Buckner (1926)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1922; Graduated: June 16, 1926; standing 14th in a class of 67
Barkoot, Michael George (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Barksdale, Alfred Dickinson (1911)  -Alfred Barksdale, the son of Judge William Randolph Barksdale and Hallie Craddock, was born at Halifax, Virginia in 1892. Following his graduation from VMI in 1911, he received a law degree from the University of Virginia in 1915. He practiced law in Lynchburg, Virginia and in 1938 was appointed Judge of the Sixth Judicial Circuit. In 1940 he became Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia, retiring in 1957. Judge Barksdale died in Lynchburg in 1971. A member of Company L, First Virginia Infantry, National Guard, Barksdale was called to active duty during the World War I.   photo.gif (154 bytes)   Web resource
Barksdale, Branch Walker (1883)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1879; Did not graduate
Barksdale, Edwin (1873)  -Matriculated: October 20, 1868; Dropped: September 15, 1870
Barksdale, Edwin Edmunds (1928)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1924; Graduated: June 13, 1928; standing 6th in a class of 101
Barksdale, Flournoy Haymes (1940)  -contact Archives
Barksdale, James Allen (1913)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1908; Dropped: September 16, 1909
Barksdale, John Robertson (1924)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1921; Dropped: September 1922
Barksdale, Robert Jones (1877)  -Matriculated: August 25, 1873; Did not graduate
Barksdale, Thomas Flourney (1855)  -Thomas Flourney Barksdale, Class of 1855. Born- Nov. 16, 1833 in Halifax Co. Va. Father- William Peter Barksdale; Mother- Elvira Henry Morton; Pat. Grandfather- Peter Barksdale; Pat. Grandmother-Elizabeth Wallington; Mat. Grandfather- William Booker Morton; Mat. Grandmother-Lucy Farish Flourney. Married- 1st- Julia Emma Neal, daughter of Armstead Neal and Eliza Ann Williams of Big Lick Roanoke Co. Va. 2nd- Nannie Couper, daughter of Col. Frederick Couper and Virginia Smith of Smithfield, Va. Children- (From 1st Marriage) 1- Mary Virginia Barksdale French who married J. Floyd French; 2- Maggie Flourney Barksdale Bell, who married C.B. Bell; 3- Edward Robert Barksdale; 4- Julian Neal Barksdale. (From 2nd Marriage) 5- Thomas Frederick Barksdale; 6- Nannie Cooper Barksdale; 7- Louise Henry Barksdale Baker, who married Gordon H. Baker. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 17, 1851; Graduated- July 4, 1855. Civil War Service- Enlisted Apr. 24, 1861 in Co. A of Maj. E.B. Montague's Battalion which later became Co. A of the 53rd Virginia Regt. Elected 2nd Lieut. Jun. 17, 1861. Released from Army May 5, 1862 after not being re-elected for his position; Re-enlisted Feb. 10, 1864 as Private in Co. D. of the 5th Virginia Cavalry. Wounded in action at Yellow Tavern (in right forearm and shoulder) In hospital for rest of 1864, granted indefinite furlough Jan. 1865. Careers- Teacher (before War); Lawyer; Judge in Salem, Va.; Real Estate Agent. Died- Feb. 8, 1902 in Roanoke, Va.
Barksdale, Trabue (1875)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1871; Did not graduate
Barksdale, William Hightower (1889)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1885; Graduated: July 4, 1889; Standing 5th in a class of 23  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Barksdale, William Jones (1871)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1867; Graduated: July 4, 1871; standing 43rd in a class of 46  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Barksdale, William Peter (1886)  -Matriculated: August 14, 1892; Did not graduate  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Barksdale, William R. (1875)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1871; Did not graduate
Barksdale, Wistar White (1907)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1903; Graduated: June 20, 1907; standing 25th in a class of 29
Barksdale, Jr., Armistead (1864)  -Armistead Barksdale Jr., Class of 1864: Born- 7 March 1841. Matriculated from Meadsville. At VMI 3 and a 1/2 months. At UVA 1859-60. Military Record: Enlisted 29 April 1861 in Company H, 14th Virginia. To Cpl. To Company E (sometimes Company H), 59th Virginia. Discharged 14 January 1862 to enter VMI. Enlisted 6 May 1862 in Richmond for war in Capt N. Penick's Company, Virginia Light Artillery (Capt J.W. Lewis's Company). Elected 2nd Lt 9 June 1862. Severly wounded in action (in the shoulder) 3 May 1863 at Salem Church. Among those commended by Brg Gen (later Maj Gen) C. Wilcox for "intelligence and valor." In hospital in Richmond and Danville. Paroled at Appomattox (allowed to keep horse). Post War Career: Teacher; Lawyer; Public Official. Justice of the peace. Died- 7 April 1935 in Halifax.
Barkus, Frederick (1928)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1924; Graduated: June 13, 1928; standing 2nd in a class of 101
Barley, Louis Carrier (1920)  -World War I record: U.S.M.A.
Barley, Louis Carrier (Board of Visitors)  -Col. Louis Carrier Barley of Alexandria, VA. Member Board of Visitors 1898-02; VA House of Delegates 1897-98; judge Corp Ct of Alexandria, VA; lawyer; died 14 Dec 1942.
Barlow, Eli (1911)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1907; Dropped: July 1, 1908
Barlow, Lundie Weathers (1946)  -contact Archives
Barnard, James Hood (1918)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, 142th Infantry, 36th Division, A.E.F. On detacher service at University of London until June 30, 1919.
Barnard Jr., William Francis (1939)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1935; Graduated: June 14, 1939; standing 9th in a class of 66
Barnes, Albert Joseph (1929)  -contact Archives
Barnes, Allen Dale (1917)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1913; Did not graduate
Barnes, Archibald Earle (1909)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1906; Did not graduate
Barnes, Bailey Hurley (1939)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1935; Graduated: June 14, 1939; standing 14th in a class of 47
Barnes, Francis Alexander (1935)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1931; Dropped: September 21, 1931
Barnes, John Bartholdi (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Barnes, Joseph Brainard (1862)  -Joseph Brainard Barnes, Class of 1862: Born- November 16, 1839. Matriculated from Halifax, Va. At VMI 2 years and 7 months. Military Record: Entered service July 3, 1861, at Greenwood, Fl. Joined Co. I, 4th Fl. Appointed Captain September 25, 1861. Defeated as candidate for Major and dropped May 12, 1862. Enlisted for war at Marinna, Fl., on Aug. 16, 1862, as a Private in Co G, 2nd Fl. Cavalry. Appointed 1st Sergeant on November 1, 1862. On recruiting duty in Feb, 1863. Elected 2nd Lt., Co. A, 5th Fl. Cavalry Battalion on Sep. 21, 1863. July 20, 1864, he became a 1st Lt. Signed parole on May 16, 1865, in Tallahassee, Fl. Post War Record: Railroader, Accountant. Died: Dec. 14, 1920, in Jacksonville, Fl. Buried in Greenwood, Fl.
Barnes, Joseph Dean (1865)  -Joseph Dean Barnes, Class of 1865: Born- ca. 1845. Matriculate from Winchester, Va. At VMI 6 months. Military Record: Enlisted for 3 years on November 1, 1863, at Camp Lee in Co. G, 9th Va. Cavalry. Absent in hospital in Charlottesville, Va., and Farmville, Va., from late 1863 to early 1864. Discharged June 20, 1864, by order of the Governor and Gen. W. Smith. Post War Record: Physician. Died- ca. 1875, in Washington, D.C.
Barnes, Olin Beall (1909)  -World War I Record: Captain, Quarter Master Corps, U.S. Army.
Barnes, Robert Hardy (1940)  -Matriculated: September, 1916; Dropped: December 19, 1917
Barnett, Charles Pickett (1886)  -Charles Pickett Barnett, Class of 1886: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1864. in Covington, Va. Father- Charles T. Barnett; Mother- Susan Deyerle. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Joseph Deyerle; Mat. Grandmother- Ann Crawford. No record of him having been married or having children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 3, 1882; Graduated June 25, 1886 ranking 12th in a class of 28. Careers: Civil Engineer for C&O Railway Co. Died- June 10, 1942 in Covington, Va.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Barnett, George Harden (1945)  -contact Archives
Barnett, James Leary (1926)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1922; Dropped: December 10, 1923
Barnett, James Mercer (1902)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1898; Graduated: June 25, 1902; standing 36th in a class of 38
Barnett, John Edward (1865)  -John Edward Barnett, Class of 1865: Born- December 1843. Matriculated from: Berryville, Va. At VMI 2 months. Military Record: Enlisted October 3, 1862, as a Private in Captain A.W. Utterback's Co., Va. Light Artillery (Captain J.B. Brooke's Co.; Co. A [1st], 12th Battalion Va. Light Artillery). Sick May-June of 1863. Acting Quartermaster Sgt., Maj. W.T. Poague's Artillery Battalion, 1863-1864. Private in 1864-1865. On list of POWs, dated Lynchburg, Va., April, 1865. Post War Record: Farmer. Baptist. Died- May 25, 1922.
Barnett, Samuel Carter (1926)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1922; Graduated: June 16, 1926; standing 8th in a class of 67
Barnewall, Gordon Gouverneur (1946)  -contact Archives
Barney, Charles Gorham (1873)  -Matriculated: July 3, 1869; Graduated: July 4, 1873; standing 24th in a class of 51
Barney, William Henry (1866)  -William Henry Barney, Jr. Class of 1866. New Market Cadet. Genealogy: Born- August 24, 1844, Shrewsbury, NJ. Father- William Henry Barney, Sr. (b. 1816, Nantucket, MA; married 1837, d. 1865, Mobile AL. Mother- Mary N. Corliss (b. 1819, Shrewsbury, NJ; married 1837, d. 1852, Mobile, AL). Paternal Grandparents: Charles Gorham Barney and Avis Macy. Maternal Grandfather- Benjamin Corliss; Mat. Grandmother- Phoebe (maiden name unknown). Married: Sallie Roane Norvell (b. 1849, Lynchburg, VA; d. 1932, Mobile, AL) on October 23, 1867. Children: Oscar Norvell Barney (b. 1889 d. 1959), William H. Barney (b. 1875 d. 1881). VMI Record: Matriculated January 1, 1862 from Mobile, AL; total attendance time 2 years and 9 months over 4 years; repeated third (sophomore) class; fought in the Battle of New Market as a Private, Company D, Corps of Cadets; dropped from rolls as of January 5, 1865 after failure to return (AWOL). Career: Merchant in family firm in Mobile, AL (hardware & farm implements; original name Barney Brothers, est. circa 1840 and operated into the 20th century; underwent many name changes but all included surname Barney). Death: October 12, 1891, in Mobile, Ala. Image: Cadet Barney with his sisters Caroline (center) and Mary (right), circa 1863. Image courtesy Edith Carter Bagot.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Barney III, Joseph Nicholson (1933)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1929; Dropped: September 5, 1930
Barnhardt, Harry Deland (1926)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1922; Did not graduate
Barnitz Jr, Charles (1929)  -Matriculated: September 7, 1925; Dropped: September 16, 1926
Barns, Albert Joseph (1929)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1925; Did not graduate
Barns , Benjamin Elton (1931)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1927; Graduated: June 11, 1931; standing 9th in a class of 42
Barns, Thomas Hall (1930)  -Matriculated: September 14, 1926; Graduated: June 11, 1930
Barr, Albert Touzalin (1905)  -World War I Record: Captain, 119th Infantry, 30th Division, A.E.F.
Barr, Edward Wall (1922)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1918; Did not graduate
Barr, James Franklin (1937)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1933; Dropped: April 27, 1934
Barraud, Daniel Cary (1867)  -Daniel Cary Barraud, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. C. [Name Changed. Formerly D. C. B. Wilson] Genealogy: Born- ca. 1847. Father- Samuel Mazyck Wilson; Mother- Myra Barraud. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married: Courtney B. Cocke, in September 1869. Children: 1st- D. Cary Barraud; 2nd- Philip Barraud; 3rd- Myra; 4th- Mary. Career: Lawyer. Died- June 28, 1908, in Richmond, Va.
Barret, James Douglas (1870)  -Matriculated: October 18, 1866; Graduated: 1870; standing 43rd in a class of 52
Barrett, Frank Syer (1919)  -Matriculated: September, 1916; Graduated: June 18, 1919; standing 21st in a class of 49
Barrett, Frederick Mitchell (1921)  -Matriculated: September 5, 1917; Did not graduate
Barrett, Garrard Mountjoy (1904)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1900; Dropped: May 27, 1901
Barrett, George Henry (1898)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1894; Dropped: September 30, 1896
Barrett, Joseph Eagle (1946)  -contact Archives
Barrett, Leland Kelly (1914)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1910; Dropped: September 5, 1910
Barrett, Lewis Theodore (1882)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1878; Dropped: February 26, 1880
Barrett, Robert Andrew Willson (1914)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1910; Dropped: September 5, 1910
Barrett, Robert Cofer (1907)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1903; Graduated: 1907; standing 5th in a class of 29
Barrett, Robert H. (1912)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1909; Dropped: September 17, 1909
Barrett, Russell Syer (1917)  -World War I record: Ensign, U.S. Navy.
Barrett, Stanley Reuben (1940)  -contact Archives
Barrett, William Edwards (1887)  -Matriculated: January 4, 1884; Graduated: June 24, 1887; standing 9th in a class of 20  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Barrett, William Sydney (1917)  -World War I Record: First Lieuntenant, Aide-de-Camp, U.S. Army. with 31st Infantry in Siberia after Armistice.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Barrett Jr, Garrard Mountjoy (1935)  -Matriculated: September 8, 1931; Dropped: June 15, 1932
Barringer, Brandon (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Barringer, Daniel Moreau (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Barringer, John Hannah (1923)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1919; Dropped: September 1920
Barringer Jr, Osmond Long (1933)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1929; Dropped: September 5, 1930
Barron, Edward Murdock (1906)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1902; Did not graduate
Barron, Jacob Thomas (1875)  -Matriculated: September 1, 1871; Graduated: July2, 1875; Standing 30th in a class of 45  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Barron, James (1868)  -James Barron, Class of 1868: Born- January 29, 1849. Matriculated from Charlotte Court House, Va. Military Record: With Corps at Richmond, Va. trenches until it disbanded on April 2, 1865. Post War Career: Civil Engineer; farmer. Died- April 8, 1914, in Essex County, Va.
Barrow, David Nicholas (1887)  -Matriculated: September 28, 1883; Did not graduate
Barrow, Frederick Proby (1921)  -Matriculated: September 3, 1917; Graduated: June 22, 1921; standing 66th in a class of 119
Barrow, Henry Bennett (1923)  -Matriculated: September 6, 1919; Graduated: June 13, 1923; standing 14th ina class of 100
Barrow, James Lewis (1923)  -Matriculated: September 2, 1919; Graduated: June 13, 1923; standing 93rd in a class of 100
Barrow, John Shelby (1875)  -Matriculated: July 28, 1871; Did not graduate
Barrow, Page Walker (1871)  -Matriculated: September 11, 1866; Did not graduate
Barrow, Stephen Decatur (1869)  -Matriculated: October 17, 1865; Did not graduate
Barry, Arthur Pope (1907)  -World War I record: Second Lieutenant, Britsh Expeditionary Forces, Instructor, attached to 102nd Canadian Battalion, when last heard from.
Barry, Dennis Earl (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Barry, John Joseph (1939)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1935; Dropped: January 8, 1936
Barry, Neil Gordan (1922)  -Matriculated: September 4, 1918; Dropped: 1920
Barry, William Shelby (1918)  -Matriculated: September 9, 1914; Dropped: February 10, 1916
Barsel, Ely (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bartenstein, Laurence Reinhardt (1922)  -Born Feb. 14, 1900; Matriculated- Sept. 3, 1918; Dropped Sept. 1919; Died Jan. 16, 1948.
Bartenstein, Robert Mason (1943)  -contact Archives
Barth, Benjamin Richard (1945)  -contact Archives
Bartlett, Edwin Sawyer (1929)  -Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1925; Dropped: Sept. 13, 1927.
Bartlett Jr, General Thomas (1935)  -Born: Oct. 6, 1913; Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1931; Dropped: Jan. 22, 1932
Bartlett Jr, Thomas Battle (1934)  -Born: Oct. 3, 1913; Matriculated: Sept. 8, 1930; Dropped: Sept. 1933.
Bartley, John Anthony (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Barton, Bolling Walker (1866)  -Bolling Walker Barton, Class of 1866: New Market Cadet; 4th Corporal, Co. B. Genealogy: Born- November 24, 1846, at "Springdale" near Winchester, Va. Father- David Walker Barton; Mother- Frances L. M. Jones. Pat. Grandfather- Richard Peters Barton; Pat. Grandmother- Martha Walker. Mat. Grandfather- William Strother Jones; Mat. Grandmother- Ann Maria Marshall. Married: Ella Jane Gibson, in 1872. Children: unknown Careers: Physician-Teacher-Lecturer. Died- February 18, 1924, near Baltimore, Md. Buried at Emmanuel Church, Middleburg, Va.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Barton, Charles Marshall (1856)  -Charles Marshall Barton, Class of 1856: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 30, 1836, in Winchester, Va. Father- David W. Barton; Mother- Fanny J. (last name unknown). Grandparents- unknown. Married- Ellen Harvie Marshall; one child- Mary Barton Smith. Military Record- Civil War, 1st Lt., Cutshaw's Battery, C.S.A. Career: Farmer. Died- May 25, 1862, Winchester, Va.
Barton, David Rittenhouse (1878)  -Born: Dec. 21, 1856; Matriculated: Aug. 6, 1875; Dropped: Dec. 1, 1875; Died: 1929
Barton, Franklin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Barton, Howard Thornton (1843)  -Howard Thornton Barton, Class of 1843. . b. 1823, Fredericksburg, VA; d. 1893, Lexington, VA; Parents- Thomas Bowerbank Barton & Susan Katharine Stone; non-graduate; Surgeon, CSA; physician. Married (1st) 1857, Fairinda Fairfax Washington Payne, (2nd) Mrs. E.J. McBride, 1881.
Barton, Randolph J. (1864)  -Randolph J. Barton, Class of 1864: Born- April 24, 1844. Matriculated from Winchester, Va. At VMI 1 year. Military Career: Left as guard at VMI in April, 1861. Joined Co. C, 33rd Va. as drill master. Sergeant Major of regiment on July 6, 1861. WIA at First Manassas and First Kernstown. Captured in later battle. Held at Ft. Delaware, De. Exchanged on August 12, 1862, and joined Co. K, 2nd Va., on Oct. 1, 1862. Brigadier General Paxton requested Randolph for his Assistant Adjutant General on March 28, 1863. Appointed to Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant General on April 30, 1863. WIA at Chancellorsville on May 3, 1863. Rejoined on Sept., 1863. Assistant Adjutant General for Brigadier Generals Walker and Terry. WIA at Spotsylvania on May 12, 1864. Appointed cadet from 10th Congressional District of Va. on Feb. 10, 1865. One of 3 staff officers sent through lines at Appomattox, on April 9, 1865, to request for cessation of hostilities. Paroled at Appomattox as Captain, Assistant Adjutant General, Early's Division. To Baltimore, Md., in August of 1866. Practiced several years with Col. C.A. Marshall, formerly of General Lee's staff. Post War Record: Lawyer. Married Agnes P Kirkland in 1868. Speaker at VMI graduation in 1912. Episcopalian. Died- March 15, 1921, in Baltimore, Md.
Barton, Robert Rittenhouse (1943)  -contact Archives
Barton, Robert Thomas (Board of Visitors)  -Robert Thomas Barton of Frederick Co., VA. Member Board oF Visitors 1874-76; lawyer; VA House of Delegates 1883-84, 1884 (Aug); died 17 Jan 1917, aged 74.
Barton, Jr, Lee Edward (1926)  -Born: July 26, 1904; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1922; Dropped: Feb. 3, 1923; Died: Sept. 1, 1955.
Basham, Jesse Lee (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bashkin, Julius Bernard (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Baskervill, Charles Thomas (1876)  -Born: Nov. 13, 1856; Matriculated: Sept. 4, 1873; Died: Dec. 1, 1930.
Baskervill, Patrick Hamilton (1867)  -Patrick Hamilton Baskervill, Class of 1867: Born- November 30, 1848. Matriculated from Richmond, Va. At VMI 2 1/2 years. Military Record: With VMI at Richmond trenches until they disbanded on April 2, 1865. Post War Record: At UVA 1865-1871. Merchant; Contractor. Died- Feb. 20, 1925, in Richmond, Va.
Baskerville, David Edward Leggitts (1862)  -David Edward Leggitts Baskerville, Class of 1862: Born- approximately 1843. Matriculated from Lombardy Grove. At VMI 3 days. Left VMI because of "hazing and/or homesickness" on 5 August 1858. At UVA 1861. Military Record: Joined Capt E.S. Hutter's 1859 student company "The Southern Guard" on 17 April 1861 in Charlottesville. He was with the company at Harpers Ferry until the governor disbanded it. Unofficial source says he was a non-commissioned officer. Returned home and tried to organize infantry company. Enlisted at Boydton on 14 May 1861 for one year as a Pvt, Company A, 3rd Virginia Cavalry. Sick late 1861 through early 1862. Enlisted 10 November 1862 in Capt N. Penick's Company, Virginia Light Artillery (Capt J.W. Lewis's Company) for three years or war. Made Cpl, Ordinace Sgt. Detailed 1863-1865 for duty with ordinace train. Paroled at Appomattox with one horse. Some records show his name "Baskervill, David E. J." Post War Career: Farmer. Died- unknown
Baskerville, George Thomas (1912)  -Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1908; Dropped: Oct. 1, 1908; Died: Mar. 25, 1928.
Baskerville, W. Karl (1901)  -Born: 1881; Matriculated: Sept. 8, 1897; Dropped: Apr. 30, 1900
Baskerville, William Osborne (1875)  -Born: July 25, 1854; Matriculated: Aug. 29, 1872; Graduated: July 2, 1875; Died: Nov. 25, 1899.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bass, Charles Scott (1885)  -Born: March 25, 1866; Matriculated: July 7, 1882; Died: Jan. 23, 1940.
Bass, Frederick Samuel (1851)  -Frederick Samuel (some records say his middle name was Smith)Bass, Class of 1851. Genealogy: Born- Oct. 27, 1831, near Stony Mt., Brunswick Co. Va. Father- Benjamin S. Bass; Mother- Sarah Petway. Pat. Grandfather- Edward Bass; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Smith. Mat. Grandfather- Edward Petway; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Petway. Married- Mary Ezell; one son- Robert Ezell Bass, died before the age of five. Entered VMI- July 31, 1848; Graduated July 4, 1851 standing 3rd in a class of 29. Military Record: Enlisted in New Orleans in 1861 and elected Captain of Co. E, 1st Texas Infantry; out sick in Richmond, Va. Aug-Sept. 1862; Promoted to Major Sept. 17, 1862; Wounded in Action (in left leg by a shell) on Dec. 1, 1863; promoted to Lt. Col. Jan 5, 1864; In hospital in Richmond, Va. Mar- April, 1864; slightly wounded in action at Darbytown Oct. 7, 1864; Promoted to Colonel Oct. 27, 1864; Often commanded Hood’s Texas Brigade during the winter of 1864-65; Paroled at Appomattox. Unofficial source claims he was promoted to Brig. General late in the War, but that the commission was not delivered until US War Dept. officials found it amongst captured Confederate records and sent it to him in June of 1897. Careers: Educator. Cadet Acting Assistant Professor of Latin 1850-51 while at VMI; Teacher after the War; President of Marshall University and Jefferson College in Texas. Died- Sept. 09, 1897, at the Soldier’s Home in Austin, Texas. Buried in Austin, Texas.
Bass, Lucien Lloyd (1902)  -World War I Record: Captain, Engineers, U.S. Army.
Bass, Samuel (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bass, Thomas Bridges (1885)  -Born: June 25, 1865; Matriculated: July 7, 1882; Died: Dec. 23, 1945.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bass Jr, George Mayo (1934)  -Born: March 5, 1912; Matriculated: Sept. 8, 1930; Dropped: June 11, 1931.
Bassett, Robert Lewis (1866)  -Robert Lewis Bassett, Class of 1866: Born- 28 September 1844. Matriculated from Old Church. At VMI 3 and a 1/2 months. Military Record: Enlisted 27 May 1861 in Hanover in Company E, 4th Virginia Cavalry. Discharged 9 August 1862 to go to VMI. Enlisted 14 May 1863 at Chaffin's Bluff as Pvt, Capt A.J. Jone's Company, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Pamunkey Artillery). Detailed fall 1863 as a courier for Maj Gen A Elzey. AWOL March 1864. Signed parole at Richmond on 24 April 1865. Post War Career: Farmer, Bookkeeper. Died- 6 November 1889 in Texas.
Bassich, Jr, Cyril (1942)  -contact Archives
Basye, Thomas Thornton (1878)  -Born: Oct. 2, 1854; Matriculated: Sept. 14, 1874; Dropped: March 27, 1876
Batchelor, William Plummer (1872)  -William Plummer Batchelor, Class of 1872: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1851. Father- Joseph B. Batchelor; Mother- Mary C. Plummer. Pat. Grandfather- James W. Batchelor; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Shelton, daughter of Burwell Shelton. Mat. Grandfather- William Plummer; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Elizabeth Bradford. Children- No record of whetherhe had children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 8, 1868; Dropped from rolls Sept. 15, 1870 after a series of disiplinary problems. Careers: Asst. Secretary of State of NC; Farmer. Died- Date unknown.
Bateman, Marvin K. (1887)  -Matriculated: Jan. 1, 1884.
Bates, Frank Kersey (1927)  -Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1923; Dropped: Sept. 8, 1924; Died: Feb. 16, 1928.
Bates, John Olin (1921)  -Matriculated: Jan. 17, 1918; Dropped: March 2, 1918.
Bates, Jr., John Olin (1947)  -Died in Korean War. First Lieutenant John Olin Bates, Jr., U.S. Army. Killed in action in Korea, June 12, 1952.
Batman, John Samuel (1924)  -Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1920; Dropped: Sept. 1921.
Battaile, William C. Fitzhugh (1849)  -William C. Fitzhugh Battaile, Class of 1849: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1829, in Caroline Co., Va. Father- Lawrence Battaile; Mother- Ann Maria Fitzhugh. Grandparents: unknown. Never married, no children. Died- ca. 1848, in California.
Batte, DuRoc Jones (1930)  -Matriculated: Sept. 14, 1926; Graduated: June 11, 1930.
Batte, Robert Bolling (1928)  -Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1925; Graduated: Sept. 8, 1928.
Batten, Raymond Manning (1915)  -World War I Record: First Lieuntenant, Air Service, A.E.F.
Batten, Jr, Raymond Manning (1945)  -contact Archives
Battle, B. Lawrence (1921)  -Matriculated: Jan. 18, 1918; Dropped: Sept. 11, 1918; Died: Dec. 5, 1932.
Battle, Hyman (1919)  -Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1916; Dropped: Sept. 29, 1916.
Battle, James (1864)  -James Battle, Class of 1864: Born- unknown Matriculated from Mobile, AL. At VMI 5 months. Military Record: Seems to have served for a few months in Company E, 3rd Alabama (his records may be confused with those of others with the same name). Appointed 1st Lt and Aide-de-Camp on 18 November 1862 on the staff of Brig Gen J.E. Slaughter(class of 1848) at Slaughter's request. He was with Slaughter in Eastern Subdistrict of Texas and Districts of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. Captured 19 September 1864 near Bruinsburg, Louisiana. Held at Ft. Lafayette, New York. Released 12 June 1865. Post War Career: Reported to have spent all of his inheritance soon after the war. Died- In year 1880. Killed in a railroad accident in Sherman, Texas.
Battle, James Murphy (1922)  -Matriculated: Oct. 9, 1918.
Battle, John Dancy (1871)  -Born: Aug 22, 1852; Matriculated: July 25, 1867; Dropped: Sept. 4, 1869; Died: July 9, 1912.
Battle, Orrin McKree (1937)  -Born: Feb. 19, 1914; Matriculated: Sept. 11, 1933; Dropped: Sept. 16, 1935.
Battle, Ross (1873)  -Born: 1853; Matriculated: Aug. 30, 1869; Dropped: Feb. 15, 1872; Died: 1901.
Battley, Halsom Randolph (1922)  -Matriculated: Nov. 6, 1918; Dropped: Nov. 18, 1918; Died: Jan. 14, 1969.
Bauer, Arthur Edward (1919)  -Born: April 3, 1896; Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1915; Dropped: Sept. 11, 1916.
Baugh, James Bradley (1872)  -Born: Nov. 20, 1851; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1868; Graduated: July 4, 1872; Died: Aug. 28, 1944.
Baugh III, John Alexander (1933)  -Born: Dec. 22, 1909; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1929; Dropped: Sept. 8, 1930.
Baugham, William Edward (1915)  -World War I Record: First Lieuntenant, 115th Field Artillery, 30th Division, A.E.F.
Baughan, Edward Shirley (1924)  -Born: Sept. 26, 1903; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1920; Graduated: June 18, 1924.
Baum, Walton Lewis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Baum, William Lawrence (1928)  -Born: April 7, 1903; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1924; Dropped: June 19, 1925; Died: April 18, 1970
Bauman, Bernard Phillip (1898)  -Matriculated: Sept. 3, 1894; Dropped: Jan. 7, 1895.
Bauserman, Elliot VanHorn (1920)  -Born: June 21, 1897; Matriculated: Sept. 1915; Dropped: Feb. 4, 1918; Died: March 25, 1966.
Baxter, Bruce Beverly (1906)  -Born: July 31, 1886; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1902; Dropped: Jan. 16, 1903.
Baxter, Jere (1905)  -World War I Record: Major, Infantry U.S. Army. Commanding Unit.
Baxter, John Matthews (1923)  -Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1919; Graduated: June 13, 1923.
Baxter, Loren Haisey (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Baxter, Norman Kirkman (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Baxter, Oscar Fitzallen (1874)  -Born: 1853; Matriculated: Aug. 25, 1870; Dropped: Feb. 15, 1872; Died: 1895.
Baxter, Thomas Henry (1875)  -Born: Aug. 3, 1854; Matriculated: Aug. 31, 1871; Dropped: April 3, 1872; Died: April 1936.
Bay, William Lovell (1943)  -contact Archives
Baya, George Emery (1927)  -Born: Sept. 11, 1907; Matriculated: Feb. 5, 1924; Graduated: June 15, 1927; Died: Feb. 8, 1987.
Baya, Henry Porcher (1888)  -Born: Feb. 24, 1870; Matriculated: Nov. 14, 1884; Graduated: June 26, 1888; Died: Dec. 22, 1949.
Baya Jr, Harry Porcher (1932)  -Born: March 20, 1911; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1928; Graduated: June 15, 1932.
Baya, III, Joseph Francis (1924)  -Born: May 11, 1904; Matriculated: Sept. 3, 1921; Graduated: June 18, 1924; Died: May 12, 1956.
Bayard, Nicholas James (1867)  -Nicholas James Bayard, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. B. Genealogy: Born- March 26, 1848, in Roswell, Ga. Father- Nicholas J. Bayard; Mother- Eliza Barrington Hand, a widow when she married Bayard. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Roswell King; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married: Grace Battey. Children: 1st- Julia Barrington (Holland); 2nd- Nicholas Ralph Bayard. Careers: Druggist-Orange Grower.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bayless, Daniel O'Connell (1938)  -Born: April 27, 1916; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1934; Graduated: June 15, 1938; Died: Jan. 24, 1990.
Bayley, Thomas Alfred (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Baylor, George (1933)  -Born: Sept. 30, 1910; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1929; Graduated: June 14, 1933; Died: May 25, 1975.
Baylor, Henry Bedinger (1871)  -Born: Jan. 7, 1851; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1868; Graduated: July 4, 1871; Died: Oct. 15, 1925.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Baylor, Jack (1936)  -Born: July 3, 1913; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1932; Dropped: Sept. 7, 1933.
Baylor, James Bowen (1867)  -James Bowen Baylor, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- May 30, 1848, at "Mirador", near Greenwood, in Albermarle Co., Va. Father- Dr. John Roy Baylor; Mother- Anne Bowen. Pat. Grandfather- John Baylor; Pat. Grandmother-Maria Roy. Mat. Grandfather- James M. Bowen; Mat. Grandmother- Frances Stark. Married: Ellen Bruce. Children: 1st- Sarah Evelyn, m. Pelham Blackford; 2nd- Anne Courtenay, m. William Alexander Fisher, Jr.; 3rd- John Baylor. Career: Civil Engineer. Died- May 23, 1924, in Ruxton, Md. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.
Baylor, Robert William (Board of Visitors)  -Robert William Baylor of Jefferson Co, W VA. Member Board of Visitors 1851-52; farmer; Capt Co B 12th Va Cav CSA; died 2 May 1883, aged 72.
Baylor, Tilden Garnett (1871)  -Born: Sept. 23, 1848; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1868; Graduated: July 4, 1871; Died: June 20, 1909.
Bayne, Walter L. (1891)  -Matriculated: Sept. 17, 1887.
Beach, Charles (1940)  -contact Archives
Beal, Richard Trevy (1925)  -Matriculated: Nov. 5, 1921; Dropped: Nov. 14, 1921.
Beale, Charles R. (1912)  -Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1909; Dropped: Sept. 14, 1909.
Beale, Charles Tavener (1894)  -Born: Jan. 14, 1874; Matriculated: Aug. 27, 1890; Dropped: Sept. 18, 1891; Died: March 9, 1930.
Beale, James Madison Hite (1863)  -James Madison Hite Beale, Class of 1863: Born- 24 May 1842. Matriculated from Point Pleasant, WV. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond during the spring of 1861. Did not return to VMI. No further record. Post War Career: unknown Died- 26 April 1911.
Beale, Justin Prettyman (1848)  -Justin Prettyman Beale, Class of 1848: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1827, in Northumberland Co., Va. Father- Henry Beale; Mother- Miss Bryant. Grandparents- unknown. Never married, no children. Career: Teacher. Died- ca. 1863, in Staunton, Va.
Beale, Richard Lee Turberville (Board of Visitors)  -Richard Lee Turberville Beale of Westmoreland Co., VA. Member Board of Visitors 1874-79; lawyer; US House of Representatives 1847-49; Convention 1850-51; Senate 1857-60; Brig. Gen. Cav, CSA; died 21 Apr 1893, aged 74.
Beale, William Steenbergen (1843)  -William Steenbergen Beale, Class of 1843. b. 1823, Shenandoah Co., VA; d. 1850 March (drowned in Ohio River); Parents- J.M.H. Beale & Mary Steenbergen; graduate; Col. 106th Regt. Virginia Militia; merchant.
Beale Jr., Roger Irving (1939)  -Born: Aug. 14, 1918; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1935; Graduated: June 14, 1939; Died: May 29, 1989.
Beale, III, James Irving (1944)  -contact Archives
Beale, Jr, Richard Lee (1945)  -contact Archives
Beall, Edward Dowell (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Beall Jr., Philip Dane ()  -Born: June 15, 1915; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1932; Dropped: Jan. 11, 1933.
Beam, Jr, Joseph David (1944)  -contact Archives
Beaman, Nathaniel (1946)  -contact Archives
Beamer, Carter Wilson (1941)  -contact Archives
Beamer, Clayton Mitchell (1929)  -Born: Sept. 9, 1905; Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1925; Graduated: June 15, 1929; Died: Jan. 5, 1970
Beamon, Roger Lafayette (1931)  -Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1927; Dropped: Jan. 19, 1929; Died: Aug. 7, 1974.
Bean, George (1859)  -George Bean, Class of 1859: Some records list as "Bion" Born- 23 May 1837. Matriculated from Petersburg, WV. At VMI two and 1/2 years. Military Record: Entered service on 2 June 1861 at Petersburg (WV) as 1st Lt, Company K, 25th Virginia. Captured at Richmond Mountain in July 1861. Paroled 16 July 1861. Exchanged summer 1862. Appointed 1st Lt, Company E, 18th Virginia Cavalry on 19 April 1863. Absent sick fall 1864. Paroled 30 April 1865 at New Creek, West Virginia. Post War Career: Farmer. Lived in Missouri and Kansas. Died- 12 December 1892 in Keyser, West Virginia.
Beane, Kenneth Fisher (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bear, Samuel Nathan (1939)  -Born: May 9, 1917; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1934; Dropped: Jan. 4, 1936; Died: Sept. 6, 1946.
Bear, Sigmond Aaron (1945)  -Born- Aug 2, 1923; Matriculated- Sept. 8, 1941; Resigned to entered armed forces May 22, 1943; Returned June 21, 1943 as 2nd Classman; Resigned again Feb. 6, 1944 ordered to active duty; Made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1945 on June 12, 1951. Received M.D. from John Hopkins University 1948. Military Record: Private in U.S. Army 1943 and 1944. Career: Doctor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Died: Feb. 3, 2007.
Beard, Carl G. (1907)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Infantry, U.S. Army.
Beard, James Garland (1938)  -Born: April 22, 1916; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1934; Graduated: June 15, 1938.
Beard, Rutland Duckett (1946)  -contact Archives
Beard Jr, Henry Merritt (1932)  -Born: Sept. 6, 1909; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1928; Dropped: June 11, 1930.
Bearden Jr., Richard Rufus (1936)  -Born: June 23, 1914; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1932; Graduated: June 17, 1936; Died: Nov. 8, 1989.
Beasley, Ernest William (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Beasley, James Washington (1922)  -Born: Oct. 12, 1899; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1917; Dropped: Dec. 10, 1918.
Beasley, Oscar Hill (1915)  -World War I Record: Captain, Company A, 63rd Infantry, A.E.F.
Beasley, Peter R. (1864)  -Peter R. Beasley, Class of 1864: Born- 16 July 1844. Matriculated from Huntsville, AL. At VMI 6 months. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond during spring 1861. Enlisted as Pvt, Company F, 35th Alabama. Made 1st Lt. Unofficial source says he was wounded in action (in the leg) at Corinth. He was mortally wounded in action 4 July 1864 near Atlanta, GA while standing on breastwork to supervise entrenching work of his men. (Some records show he was mortally wounded in action on 12 July). Died- 26 July 1864 in a hospital in Forsyth, Georgia.
Beasley, Thomas Howard (1917)  -World War I Record: Captain, Infantry, U.S. Army.
Beasley, Jr, Oscar Hill (1943)  -contact Archives
Beaton, Robert R. (1915)  -Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1911; Dropped: March 15, 1912; Died: Feb. 15, 1972.
Beattie, William Fountain (1867)  -William Fountain Beattie, Class of 1867. New Market Cadet. Genealogy: Born- Feb. 16, 1846 near Glade Spring, Va. Father- Madison Beattie; Mother- Martha Cunningham. Pat. Grandfather- William Beattie, son of John Beattie; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Allison. Mat. Grandfather- George Cunningham; Mat. Grandmother- Mary [maiden name unknown]. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- March 3, 1864; Resigned Jan. 28, 1865 to join C.S.A.; Made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1867 on July 4, 1875. Civil War Record: Fought in the Battle of New Market May 15, 1864 as Private in Co. D. of the VMI Corps of Cadets; Joined Co. D. 1st Va. Cavalry (may have been a part of this company before entering VMI). Careers: Cotton Planter in Crittenden Co. Ark.; Appointed to fill a vacancy in Sheriff's office by the Governor of Ark. 1878; Elected Sheriff in 1878 and 1880. Died- April 2, 1881 near Marion, Crittenden Co. Ark. Killed while attempting to make an arrest. Buried at Old Glade Cem. in Washington Co., Va.
Beatty, Adam (1876)  -Born: March 28, 1857; Matriculated: Feb. 16, 1874; Graduated: June 29, 1876.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Beatty, Burton Paul (1943)  -contact Archives
Beatty, Harry Christopher (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Beaty, John Maurice (1929)  -Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1925; Dropped: Jan. 24, 1927.
Beauchamp, James Roger (1911)  -World War I record: 143rd M.G. Battalion, American Expeditionary Forces.
Beaulac, Thomas Brian (1943)  -contact Archives
Beavers, John Marbury (1921)  -World War I record: United States Army.
Beazley, Gordon Cleaston (1929)  -Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1925; Dropped: Sept. 22, 1925.
Bebell, Jr, William Francis (1922)  -Matriculated: Jan. 21, 1919; Dropped: 1919
Becher, Charles (1897)  -Born: March 19, 1877; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1894; Dropped: Jan. 31, 1895; Died: April 15, 1917.
Becher, Paul Henry (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bechtel, David Dean (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Beck, James Tait (1873)  -Born: Feb. 26, 1851; Matriculated: Oct. 9, 1869; Graduated: July 4, 1873; Died: 1906.
Beck, Nathaniel (1925)  -Matriculated: Dec. 15, 1921; Dropped: Dec. 21, 1921.
Beck, William George (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Becker, Elliott Mitchell (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Becker, Leland Sears (1911)  -World War I Record: Captain, 55th Field Artillery Brigade, A.E.F.
Becker, Robert Harold (1939)  -Born: March 17, 1917; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1935; Graduated: June 14, 1939.
Becker, Russell Gustave (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Becker, Wesley Louis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Beckham, Abner Camp (1863)  -Abner Camp Beckham, Class of 1863. Born- 11 September 1843. Matriculated from Brandy Station. At VMI 3 years (entered as 3rd). Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond during spring 1861. Remained in service although under age. Unassigned but fought with 13th Virginia at First Manassas. Volunteer Aide-de-Camp to Col/Brig Gen (later Maj Gen) J.L. Kemper. Praised by Brig Gen (later Lt Gen) A.P. Hill for conduct at Williamsburg. Wounded in action during Antietam Campaign (he lost his foot) and he was captured. Paroled. Exchanged. With Kemper's Virginia Reserve forces in 1864 as a 2nd Lt. Of him Kemper wrote in February 1863, "his coolness, steadiness and nerve under fire have won for him the admiration of all his comrades. His valor and efficiency upon the field of battle I have never seen surpassed. He is a natural soldier...a young man of extraordinary physical endowments." Post War Career: Lumber Merchant. Died- June 1883 in Texas.
Beckham, Beverly Welford (1867)  -Beverly Welford Beckham, Class of 1867: Born- 1884. Matriculated from Culpeper, VA. At VMI 1 year. Entered VMI 19 January 1863. Dismissed 15 January 1864 for excessive demerits. Military Record: Identification not certain, but may have been the "B.W. Beckham" who enlisted 2 April 1864 at Gordonsville for was as Pvt, Capt J.W. Carter's Company, Virginia Horse Artillery ( Capt R.P. Chew's 1862 Company; Capt J.W. Thomson's 1864 Company). In hospital in Richmond July 1864. On receipt roll for clothing November 1864. Post War Career: "Cotton business" Died- unknown
Beckham, Charles Hard (1943)  -contact Archives
Beckham, Henry Clay (1860)  -Henry Clay Beckham, Class of 1860. Genealogy: Born Culpeper County, Virginia on November 24, 1840. Father- Coleman C. Beckham. Mother- Mary C. Beckham (parents were probably cousins). Paternal grandparents- Abner Beckham and Miss Thomas. Maternal grandparents- James Beckham and Elizabeth Cochrane (of Orange Co., VA). Marriage- Anna Wright. Issue: 1. Mrs. William Rouss (given name unknown) 2. Coleman. VMI Record: Attended 6 months, January - July 1857; did not graduate. Studied medicine at the University of Virginia, Richmond Medical School, and the University of Pennsylvania; received medical degree in 1859. Civil War Record: Served with 7th Virginia Infantry; then as a contract surgeon in hospitals in Lynchburg and Richmond, VA; and in 1st Confederate States Engineers. Physical description from military records: 5' 11", light complexion, blue eyes, light hair. Career: physician and farmer in Charles Town, West Virginia. Died April 2, 1916. Brother of James M. Beckham (Class of 1863) and William A. Beckham (Class of 1865).
Beckham, James Minor (1863)  -James Minor Beckham, Class of 1863: Genealogy: Born- April 6, 1842 in Ashland, Culpeper Co. Va. Father- Coleman C. Beckham; Mother- Mary C. Beckham. Pat. Grandfather- Abner Beckham; Pat. Grandmother- (first name unknown) Thomas. Mat. Grandfather- James Beckham; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Cochrane. Married- Julia M. Flannagan of Charlottesville, Va. on Sept. 5, 1866. Children- 1- Collins Beckham; 2- Stanley Beckham; 3- Mrs. George W. Settle (given name unknown); 4- Mrs. C. J. Yates (given name unknown); 5-Nannie V. Beckham; 6- Enid A. Beckham. VMI Record: Entered VMI- June 6, 1861 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Graduated July 3, 1863 ranking 3rd in a class of 10. Military Record: Drill Master for Co. C in Major C. R. Wheat's Louisiana Battalion in early 1861; left service to enter VMI; sought cadetship in the Army July, 1863; on July 27, 1863 applied for position in Engineers; Enlisted Dec. 7, 1863 at Richmond as Private in Co. D, 1st Confederate States Engineers; Promoted to Sergent; Appointed 2nd Lieut. Oct. 28, 1864; Paroled at Appomattox as Corporal. Careers: School official; Superintendent of Schools in Mitchells, Va. near Culpeper; Mason; Farmer. Died- July 21, 1925.
Beckham, Robert Strickland (1930)  -Matriculated: Sept. 13, 1926; Graduated: June 11, 1930.
Beckham, William Armistead (1865)  -William Armistead Beckham, Class of 1865: Born- 23 February 1846. Matriculated from Culpeper County, VA. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Pvt, 15th Virginia Cavalry. Captured at Edinburg on 9 October 1864 (some records show he was captured at Culpeper on 6 October). Held at Point Lookout, Maryland. Exchanged February 1865. Brother of Beckham, HC class of 1860 and Beckham, JM class of 1863. Post War Career: Farmer Died- May 1912.
Beckman, Wallace Jennings (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Beckner, William Hickman (1907)  -World War I Record: Major, 115th Field Artillery, A.E.F. and, later, Head Quarters 55th Field Artillery Brigade, 30th Division ad Brigade Adjutant.
Beckurts, Charles Lewis (1880)  -Born: Dec. 30, 1860; Matriculated: Aug. 29, 1876; Graduated: July 1, 1880; Died: June 16, 1939.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Beckwith, Thomas Alexander (1928)  -Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1924; Dropped: Dec. 30, 1924.
Bedger, Richard Clayton (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bedinger, Robert Wright (1946)  -contact Archives
Bednarczyk, Joseph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bedrick, Mortimer Lester (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bedwell, A. G. (1874)  -Matriculated: July 13, 1870; Dropped: Oct. 13, 1871.
Bedwell, Charles Francis (1901)  -Born: Dec. 11, 1881; Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1896; Dropped: Jan. 28, 1899; Died: Feb. 18, 1950.
Beebe, Matthew Roger (1938)  -Born: June 5, 1914; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1934; Graduated: June 15, 1914.
Beecher, John Newman (1923)  -Matriculated: Sept. 8, 1919; Dropped: Jan. 14, 1921; Died: May 11, 1980.
Beekler, Albert Millard (1924)  -Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1921; Dropped: Sept., 1922.
Beer, Sexton Burnham (1932)  -Born: Oct. 21, 1908; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1928; Dropped: June 11, 1930.
Beeton, Francis Emerson (1912)  -Born: Oct. 24, 1890; Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1908; Dropped: Sept. 14, 1910.
Behr, Allen Joseph (1923)  -Matriculated: Sept. 8, 1919; Dropped: Sept., 1920; Died: Feb. 7, 1974.
Behrendt, Thomas Gustave (1878)  -Born: Sept. 4, 1853; Matriculated: May 30, 1874; Dropped: Feb. 15, 1875; Died: Jan. 5, 1916.
Beirne, Oliver F. (1849)  -Oliver F. Beirne, Class of 1849: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 10, 1829, in Monroe Co. WVa. Father- George Beirne; Mother- Delila Benson Alexander. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Michael Alexander; Mat. Grandmother- Polly Benson. Never married, no children. Died- ca. 1850, in Tx.
Beirne, Richard Foulke (1902)  -World War I Record: Major, Coast Artillery, A.E.F.
Beirne, Walter Robert (1946)  -contact Archives
Beirne III, Richard Foulke (1935)  -Born: Aug. 26, 1910; Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1931; Dropped: June 16, 1932.
Belden, Jr., Arthur Williams (1923)  -Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1919; Graduated: June 13, 1923.
Belin, Bernard Thomas (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bell, Albert Henry (1896)  -Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1892; Dropped: May 10, 1893; Died: Jul 9, 1942.
Bell, Alden (1880)  -World War I record: Private, Volunteered and enlisted November 16, 1917. 116th Infantry and 104th Engineers, American Expeditionary Forces. In action at front. Discharged April 18, 1919.
Bell, Archibald Huston (1906)  -Born: Aug. 31, 1883; Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1903; Graduated: June 27, 1906; Died: May 11, 1970.
Bell, Battle (1873)  -Born: Feb. 4, 1853; Matriculated: Sept. 18, 1869; Dropped: Sept. 15, 1870; Died: Jan. 5, 1942.
Bell, Burgess (1876)  -contact Archives
Bell, Caleb Branson (1906)  -Born: Dec. 28, 1884; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1902; Graduated: June 27, 1906; Died: Oct. 30, 1963.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bell, Francis (1885)  -Born: May 15, 1864; Matriculated: Aug. 23, 1882; Graduated: June 30, 1885; Died: Dec. 21, 1939.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bell, Frank Meade (1944)  -contact Archives
Bell, George Tolar Whitman (1913)  -Born: Jan. 16, 1892; Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1908.
Bell, Gordon Cloyd (1914)  -Gordon Cloyd Bell, Class of 1914: Genealogy: Born- ca. Feb. 1892. Father- Francis Bell, VMI Class of 1885; Mother- Ellen Gordon Kent. (Possibly her husband's cousin). Pat. Grandfather- Francis Bell; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah James Kent. No information on Mat. Grandparents. Married- Mary Elizabeth Withrow, daughter of Capt. Edgar Daingerfield Withrow of Dublin, Va. Children- 1- Edgar Withrow Bell; 2- Gordon Cloyd Bell. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 2, 1909; Dismissed- Feb. 20, 1911 for insubordinate conduct. Careers: Stock raiser. Died- April 8, 1965.
Bell, Howard Jefferson (1933)  -Born: Nov. 25, 1910; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1929; Dropped: Sept. 8, 1930.
Bell, James Collin (1929)  -Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1925; Dropped: Sept. 16, 1926.
Bell, Joseph Wayt (1842)  -Joseph Wayt Bell. Class of 1842. Genealogy: Born November 18, 1823, Augusta County, VA. Father- James Bell of Augusta Co. Mother- Margaret Craig of Augusta Co. Maternal grandparents- William Craig & Elizabeth (maiden name unknown). Paternal grandparents- Joseph Bell & Susan (maiden name unknown). All grandparents were from Augusta Co. Married 1st (1845) Anne Archer Robertson of Richmond VA. Married 2nd (March 3, 1858) Sarah Jane Crawford, daughter of James Crawford of Augusta Co., VA; she died in 1861. Married 3rd (1865) Eliza F. Crawford Simms, another daughter of James Crawford. Children (from 1st marriage) Charles, George Robertson, and Nannie; (from 2nd marriage) William Tolliver. VMI record: entered VMI on November 11, 1839 from Augusta Co., VA and graduated on July 4, 1842, standing 13th in a class of 16. Civil War service: Capt. J. W. Bell's Company, Col. J. Baldwin's Regiment, Virginia Local Defense Troops. Career: Farmer. Died May 23, 1879, Augusta Co., VA. Buried Thornrose Cemetery, Staunton, VA.
Bell, Joseph X. (1938)  -Died in World War II. Maj. Joseph X. Bell, U.S. Army Air Force. Killed in action over Germany on Mar. 10, 1945.
Bell, Miles Gilbert (1933)  -Born: Aug. 7, 1911; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1929; Dropped: Sept. 5, 1930.
Bell, Noah Parome (1931)  -Born: Aug. 17, 1909; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1927; Dropped: Sept. 20, 1927.
Bell, Percy Lee (1916)  -Born: Dec. 5, 1896; Matriculated: Sept. 4, 1912.
Bell, R. H. (1880)  -contact Archives
Bell, Richard Barry (1894)  -Born: May 11, 1874; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1890; Dropped: March 1, 1892; Died: 1910.
Bell, Richard Phillips (1872)  -Born: May 6, 1853; Matriculated: Aug. 26, 1869; Graduated: July 4, 1872; Died: Feb. 22, 1904.
Bell, Robert F. (1861)  -Robert F. Bell, Class of 1861: Born- 1840. Matriculated from New York, NY (father a Virginia native; moved to Richmond in 1861). At VMI 9 months. Military Record: Enlisted 12 October 1861 at "Camp Masked Battery" for one year as Pvt, Company I, 4th Virginia Cavalry. Discharged on surgeon's certificate 16 January 1862. Enlisted 29 March 1862 for was as Pvt, Company K, 1st Virginia Artillery (2nd Company Richmond Howitzers; Capt L.F. Jones's Company) (bounty). Last on roll August 1862. Aide-de-Camp to Brig Gen A.R. Wright summer 1862. Appointed Capt 3 May 1863. Aide-de-Camp to Lt Gen A.P. Hill December 1864. Paroled 24 April 1865 in Richmond as Capt, Aide-de-Camp. Post War Career: Merchant Died- "since 1914"
Bell, Samuel Hayes (1922)  -Born: May 15, 1901; Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1918; Dropped: 1920.
Bell, William Eugene (1943)  -contact Archives
Bell, William Waverly (1930)  -Matriculated: Sept. 14, 1926; Graduated: June 11, 1930.
Bell Jr, Caleb Branson (1931)  -Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1927; Dropped: Feb. 7, 1929.
Bell Jr, Leon Edwin (1935)  -Born: Oct. 4, 1912; Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1931; Graduated: June 12, 1935; Died: Dec. 26, 1980.
Bell, Jr, Francis (1943)  -contact Archives
Bell, Jr, James Nicol (1926)  -Born: July 5, 1904; Matriculated: Sept. 4, 1922; Graduated: June 16, 1926; Died: Feb. 2, 1977.
Bell, Jr., Douglas (1890)  -Born: March 14, 1869; Matriculated: Sept. 16, 1887; Graduated: June 26, 1890; Died: 1904.
Bell, Jr., Francis (1915)  -World War I Record: Captain, Coast Artillery, U.S. Army.
Bell, Jr., James Franklin (1871)  -Matriculated: Feb. 18, 1867; Died: March 3, 1868.
Bell, Jr., John Cleveland (1938)  -Born: Oct. 29, 1915; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1934; Graduated: June 15, 1938; Died: Aug. 3, 1984.
Bellamy, William Clark (1935)  -Born: Jan. 13, 1913; Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1931; Dropped: Sept. 15, 1933.
Bellamy Jr, Marsden (1929)  -Born: Sept. 14, 1907; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1925; Graduated: June 15, 1929; Died: Feb. 10, 1963.
Belleman, Lee Calvert (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bellezza, Russell Granbery (1918)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Coast Artillery, U.S. Army.
Bellinger, Eustace St Pierre (1927)  -Born: Oct. 21, 1903; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1923; Graduated: June 15, 1927.
Bellmore, John Franklin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bellucci, Orpheus Robert (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Belt, Haller (1906)  -World War I record: Lt. Commander, U.S. Navy.
Belvin, William Wayne (1879)  -Matriculated: Aug. 25, 1875.
Belvin, Winchester D. (1866)  -Winchester D. Belvin, Class of 1866: Born- around 1847. Matriculated from Richmond, VA. At VMI 2 and a 1/2 months. Military Record: Enlisted (with parental permission because of age) on 14 March 1862 in Capt W.W. Parker's Company, Virginia Light Artillery. Discharged 3 September 1862 to attend VMI. Dropped from VMI (AWOL) December 1862. Enlisted 1 November 1864 in Fauquier County in Col J.S. Mosby's Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (43rd Virginia Cavalry Battalion). Signed parole 22 April 1865 in Winchester. Age 18. Post War Career: unknown Died- May 1931. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond VA.
Bemis, James Rosborough (1921)  -Born: Oct. 25, 1898; Matriculated: Sept. 3, 1917; Dropped: Oct. 17, 1918.
Bemisderfer, Glenn Jacob (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Benbury, Richard B. (1865)  -Richard B. Benbury, Jr. Class of 1865 Genealogy: Born ca. 1844 in Gatesville, NC Father- Richard B. Benbury; Mother- Mary E. Lee, daughter of Col. James Lee No information on other grandparents Never married, no children VMI Record: Entered VMI- Feb. 10, 1862; Dropped from rolls July 8, 1862 after failing to return from furlough Civil War Record: Unofficial source says he was a private in a North Carolina Regiment, but no official record is found Died- Sept. 1863 from a disease contracted at camp.
Bence, William John (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bender, Arthur (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bender, John Calvin (1931)  -Matriculated: Jan. 23, 1928; Dropped: June 13, 1928.
Bender, Theodore Knapp (1915)  -World War I record: 1st Sergeant, Coastal Aritillery, Aberdeen Proving Ground, U.S. Army.
Bendheim, Jr., Sam (1922)  -Born: Dec. 24, 1900; Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1918; Dropped: Oct. 22, 1918; Died: July 29, 1967.
Benfield, Jr, Walter Edwin (1926)  -Born: March 27, 1903; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1922; Dropped: Oct. 14, 1922.
Bengtson, Gustaf Okeh (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Benjamin, Ivan Spaulding (1932)  -Born: Oct. 11, 1911; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1928; Dropped: June 17, 1929.
Benjamin, Jonas William (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Benkoski, William Joseph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Benner, Henry Irwin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Benners, Archibald Wright (1919)  -World War I record: American Expeditionary Forces, Killed in action in France. Private, US Marine Corps, 6th USMC Regiment, 2nd Division. Burial: Aisne-Marne American Cemetery. Belleau, Lorraine Region, France, Plot: Plot B, Row 7, Grave 59.
Benners, Morris Charlton (1931)  -Born: April 4, 1909; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1927; Dropped: Nov. 2, 1927.
Bennett, Clement Phillip (1928)  -Matriculated: Jan. 21, 1925; Dropped: Sept. 9, 1925.
Bennett, Frank Marion (1875)  -Born: March 15, 1855; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1871; Graduated: July 2, 1875; Died: Jan. 21, 1901.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bennett, Gardner McClenny (1921)  -Matriculated: Sept. 3, 1918; Dropped: Dec. 10, 1918.
Bennett, Howard Conrad (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bennett, John Rutherfoord (1914)  -World War I record: Corporal, M.T.C. 422, B.S. No. 6, American Expeditionary Forces.
Bennett, John Rutherford (1875)  -Born: April 14, 1854; Matriculated: Jan. 20, 1872; Dropped: Sept. 19, 1872; Died: 1895.
Bennett, Paul C. (1915)  -Born: March 12, 1891; Matriculated: Sept. 4, 1911; Dropped: Jan. 26, 1912.
Bennett, Tracy D. (1912)  -Matriculated: Sept. 15, 1908; Dropped: Sept. 24, 1908.
Bennett, William Bland (1905)  -Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1901; Dropped: Sept. 15, 1902; Died: Dec. 23, 1918.
Bennett, William George (1866)  -William George Bennett, Class of 1866. New Market Cadet. Father- Jonathan M. Bennett; Mother- Margaret Jackson Pat. Grandfather- William Bennett Mat. Grandfather- Capt. George W. Jackson (No information on either grandmother) Married- Alice Brannon, daughter of Judge John Brannon (m. March 28, 1872) Children- 1- John Brannon Bennett; 2- Margaret Bennett; 3- Hunter McCawley Bennett; 4- Bertha Bennett Entered VMI- July 9, 1862; Graduated July 4, 1866 standing 8th or 9th in a class of 10. Member of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity Alpha Chapter Also attended the University of Va. Civil War Service- Fought with the Corps of Cadets in the Battle of New Market May 15, 1864 as Private in Co. B; Drilled artillery battalion in Charlottesville in late 1864; With the Corps of Cadets in the trenches at Richmond, Va. until it disbanded Apr. 2, 1865 Careers- Lawyer; Judge; Circuit Court Judge in W. Va. Died- Nov. 8, 1916 in Weston, W. Va.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bennett Jr, Belton Allen (1934)  -Died in World War II. Lt(j.g.) Belton A. Bennett, Jr., U.S. Navy. Killed in action on Dec. 3, 1944, on board the USS Cooper when she sank off Leyte, The Phillipines. Killed at the same time was lt. E. Dunston Romm '31, U.S. Navy.
Bennett, II, Winfield Scott (1944)  -contact Archives
Bennett, Jr, Thomas Gordon (1941)  -contact Archives
Bensdorf II, Herman (1927)  -Born: May 12, 1907; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1923; Dropped: Sept. 1925; Died: Aug. 30, 1974.
Benson, John R. (1853)  -John Benson, Class of 1853: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1834. Parents: unknown. Grandparents: unknown. Marriage and children- no info. Died- unknown.
Benson, John Upshur (1938)  -Born: Oct. 26, 1915; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1934; Dropped: Sept. 21, 1936.
Bentley, James Bruce (1910)  -World War I Record: Captain, Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army.
Bentley, James Randall Kent (1861)  -James Randall Kent Bentley, Class of 1861: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 20, 1841 in Pulaski Co. Va. Father- Dr. Henry M. Bentley of Powhatan Co. Va. Mother- Cynthia McGavock Kent of Mongomery Co. Va. Pat. Grandfather- Col. William Bentley of Amelia Co. Va.; Grandmother- Lucy Turpin of Powhatan Mat. Grandfather- Maj. James Randall Kent of Wythe Co. Va.; Grandmother- Mary Cloyd of Pulaski. Married- Sydney G. Henson. Children- 1- George Henson Bentley; 2- Cynthia Kent Bentley; 3- Catherine Graham Bentley; 4- William Weldon Bentley; 5- Fannie Stuart Bentley; 6- James Bandal Kent Bentley; 7- Lucy Otey Bentley. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Oct. 2, 1856; Dismissed April 24, 1857 for neglect of duties and studies. Civil War Service: Enlisted- June 19, 1861 at Winchester as Private in Co. C. 4th Virginia Infantry Regiment; Unofficial source says contracted pneumonia on Romney Campaign; Absent sick much of early 1862, but hired substitute; Discharged April, 1862; Unofficial source says then worked in the Quarter Master Dept. in South West, Va.; May have been the "J.R. Bentley" who enlisted at Petersburg May 4, 1864 as Private in 1st Co. of Lt. Col. F.H. Archer's Battalion Va. Reserves. Careers- Farmer; stock raiser. Died- March 1, 1907.
Bentley, Timothy Joseph (1924)  -Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1920; Dropped: Sept. 28, 1920.
Bentley, William Weldon (1860)  -William W. Bentley, Class of 1860: Genealogy: Born- June 27, 1839 in Montgomery Co. Va. Father- Dr. Henry M. Bentley of Powhatan Co. Va. Mother- Cynthia McGavock Kent of Mongomery Co. Va. Pat. Grandfather- Col. William Bentley of Amelia Co. Va.; Pat. Grandmother- Lucy Turpin of Powhatan. Mat. Grandfather- Maj. James Randall Kent of Wythe Co. Va.; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Cloyd of Pulaski. Married- Parke Poindexter Perkins on June 18, 1877. Children- Sarah Parke Archer Bentley b. April 22, 1878; d. Nov. 23, 1953. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Feb. 4, 1856; Graduated July 4, 1860 standing 28 in a class of 41. Civil War Service: Enlisted for 1 year at Lynchburg, Va. as Captain of Co. E 24th Virginia Infantry Regiment.; Extended service Feb, 1862; Wounded in Action May 5, 1862 at Williamsburg, Va; Praised for conduct at Frayser's Farm June 30, 1862; Promoted to Major Jan. 19, 1865; Paroled at Appomattox. Careers: Farmer; Stock Raiser; President of Society of Cincinnati in Virginia. Led 1913 reenactment of Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg. Died- Jul. 23, 1924 in Richmond, Va.   Web resource
Bentley, Jr, William Chamberlayne (1926)  -Born: July 28; Matriculated: Sept. 3, 1923; Dropped: April 24, 1924; Died: Oct. 3, 1962.
Benton, Thomas Owen (1850)  -Thomas Owen Benton, Class of 1850: Genealogy: Born- July 04, 1830, in Suffolk, Va. Father- Thomas G. Benton; Mother- Eliza P. Flynn. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Thankful Wilson; 1st child- Lida Benton; 2nd- Jessie Benton; 3rd- unknown. Military Record: Civil War; 3rd Battery Louisiana Light Artillery. Career: Lawyer, Teacher. Died- Nov. 30, 1907, in Monroe, La.
Benzie, John Peter (1944)  -contact Archives
Berent, Edward Adam (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bergman, Lloyd Horace (1914)  -World War I Record: Major, 48th Infantry, 20th Division, U.S. Army.
Berkeley, Charles Carter (1894)  -Born: Aug. 18, 1873; Matriculated: Aug. 19, 1890; Dropped: Dec. 14, 1892; Died: July 25, 1949.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Berkeley, Edmund (1867)  -Edmund Berkeley, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- April 17, 1847, Aldie, Loudoun Co., Va. Father- Edmund Berkeley; Mother- Mary Lawson Williams. Pat. Grandfather- Lewis Berkeley; Pat. Grandmother- Frances Callender Noland. Mat. Grandfather- Judge Thomas Lanier Williams; Mat. Grandmother- Mary McClung. Married: Julia Lou Ramsey, on October 6, 1879. Children: 1st- Rev. Alfred Rives Berkeley; 2nd- Dr. Green Ramsey Berkeley; 3rd- Mary Lou Berkeley, m. Rev. Jennings Wise Hobson, VMI, '09. Career: Railroad Executive. Died- November 29, 1906, in Philadelphia, Pa. Buried in St. Paul's Churchyard, Haymarket, Va.
Berkeley, Norborne (1848)  -Norborne Berkeley, Class of 1848: Genealogy: Born- March 31, 1828, in Loundon Co., Va. Father- Lewis Berkeley; Mother- Frances Callender Noland. Pat. Grandfather- Edmund Berkeley; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Burwell. Mat. Grandfather- William Noland; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married: Lavinia Hart Berkeley; 1st child- Edmund Berkeley; 2nd child- Norborne Berkeley; 3rd child- William Berkeley; 4th child- Charles Berkeley. Military Record: Civil War. Career: Farmer. Died- Jan. 1, 1911.
Berkeley, Robert Mason (1933)  -Born: June 27, 1911; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1929; Graduated: June 14, 1933.
Berkeley Jr, Charles Carter (1931)  -Matriculated: Sept. 14, 1926; Graduated: June 11, 1931.
Berkwits, Edward (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Berlinghoff, John Edward (1932)  -Born: Feb. 16, 1910; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1928; Dropped: Jan. 24, 1929.
Berman, Gus (1922)  -Born: Dec. 15, 1898; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1918; Dropped: Dec. 10, 1918; Died: March 26, 1963.
Bernard, David Meade (1900)  -Born: March 26, 1880; Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1897; Graduated: July 4, 1900; Died: June 6, 1945.
Bernard, Harry Warren (1943)  -contact Archives
Bernard, John Gilliam (1939)  -Born: April 2, 1917; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1935; Graduated: June 14, 1939.
Bernard Jr, George Strother (1933)  -Born: Dec. 11, 1911; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1929; Graduated: June 14, 1933.
Bernard, Jr., David Meade (1864MS)  -David Meade Bernard Jr., Class of 1864 MS. Some records show name as "Burnard"; DOB 11 May. Born- 11 April 1840 in Petersburg. Matriculated from Orange County Courthouse. At VMI for 3 weeks. At Hampden-Sydney College 1857-1860. Military Records: Enlisted 6 August 1861 at Petersburg for one year as a Pvt, Company E, 12th Virginia. Made Cpl in May of 1862, made Sgt on 14 July 1862. Absent sick October 1862. Transferred 25 February 1864 as Pvt to Company E, 13th Virginia Cavalry. Absent sick april 1864. Returned to 12th Virginia on 2 December 1864. Transferred to Company E, 10th Virginia Cavalry on 2 February 1865. Made Sgt. Severely wounded in action (in the thigh) on 1 April 1865 at Five Forks (some records show 31 March at Hatcher's Run or 3 April at Gilliam's Farm). To hospital in Richmond on 4 April 1865. Paroled 17 May 1865. Post War Career: Teacher, Lawyer. Commonwealth's Attorney 1870. Married Lutie B. Morrison in 1870. Lost election to the state legislature. Elected judge, Husting's Court, Petersburg 1885. Served until 1894. Espicopalian. Died- 3 August 1894 in Petersburg.
Bernstein, Gerald (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bernstein, James Herbert (1927)  -Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1924; Dropped: Nov. 3, 1924.
Bernstein, Paul (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Berry, Arthur Yell (1903)  -Matriculated: Aug. 31, 1899; Dropped: Oct. 16, 1899; Died: April 3, 1962.
Berry, Donald William (1921)  -Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1918; Dropped: Nov. 7, 1918.
Berry, Edwin Stewart (1900)  -World War I Record: Captain, Engineers, U.S. Army.
Berry, Henry Chaney (1940)  -contact Archives
Berry, John (1876)  -Matriculated: Sept. 20, 1812; Dropped: Sept. 29, 1873
Berry, John (1905)  -Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1901; Dropped: Nov. 27, 1901.
Berry, John Douglass ()  -contact Archives
Berry, Marshall Keith (1921)  -Born: June 26, 1889; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1917; Graduated: June 22, 1921; Died: Feb. 27, 1985.
Berry, Oscar Coleman (1887)  -Born: Oct. 23, 1866; Matriculated: Aug. 13, 1883; Dropped: June 25, 1884; Died: Jan. 23, 1893.
Berry, Vernon Ewers (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Berry Jr, Maxwell Rufus (1930)  -Born: June 7, 1909; Matriculated: Sept. 14, 1926; Dropped: Sept. 1929.
Berry Jr, Thornton Granville (1928)  -Born: Dec. 13, 1904; Matriculated: Sept. 12, 1924; Graduated: June 13, 1928; Died: Nov. 27, 1987.
Berry, Jr., Francis William (1920)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Field Artillery, U.S. Army.
Berry, Jr., William Thomas (1917)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Assistant Adjutant, Headquarters Advance Section, M.T.C. Cavalry Section, U.S. Army.
Berstein, Henry (1939)  -contact Archives
Bertschey, Stanton Louis (1918)  -World War I Record: Captain, 5th Division, 6th Infantry, A.E.F. Wounded in action. With Armt of Occupation.
Best, Carl Meade (1886)  -Carl Mead Best, Class of 1886: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 11, 1861 in Wadesville, Clarke Co. Va. Father- Dr. William J. Best; Mother- Frances Jefferson. No information on grandparents. Married- Margaret E. Dotts of Philadelphia, Pa. No Children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 22, 1884; Graduated June 25, 1886, ranking 6th in a class of 28. Also the summer school at University of Va. for 2 years after graduating from VMI. Careers: Taught school in Woodstock, Va and later taught in Arkansas; taught at a Military School in Mexico, Mo.; took a post-graduate course at John Hopkins University and from there went to Millersburg, Ky.; Was Superintendent of Millersburg Military Institute. Died- Dec. 5, 1922 in Millersburg, Ky.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Best, William Hinton (1905)  -Born: Sept. 11, 1883; Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1900; Graduated: Sept. 11, 1883; Died: Jan 17, 1969.
Bethea, Theodore (1863)  -Theodore Bethea, Class of 1863. Born- 29 August 1842. Matriculated from Montgomery, AL. At VMI 4 and a 1/2 months. Military Record: Enlisted 7 March 1862 in Montgomery, AL for 3 years or the war as Pvt in Capt R.W. Goldthwaite's (Alabama) Battery. Absent sick late 1862. Discharged 28 January 1863. Appointed 2nd Lt and Drillmaster on 7 January 1863 (Date of rank 19 December 1862). Assigned to post, Talladega, AL. Elected 1st Lt, Company E, 62nd Alabama on 18 January 1864 (1st Alabama Res; Lockhart's Alabama Battalion). Killed in action at Chehaw, AL opposing US cavalry raid. Career: Teacher. Died- Killed in action on 18 July 1864 in Chehaw, AL opposing a US cavalry raid.
Bethell, George Washington (1888)  -Born: Feb. 22, 1867; Matriculated: Sept. 16, 1884; Dropped: Jan. 15, 1885; Died: Sept. 1934.
Betterton, Max Lee (1933)  -Born: Oct. 10, 1911; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1929; Dropped: Sept. 18, 1929.
Betts, Darby Wood (1934)  -Born: June 5, 1912; Matriculated: Sept. 8, 1930; Dropped: Sept. 5, 1932.
Betts, Elisha (1864)  -Elisha Betts, Class of 1864. Name "Elijah" on some records. Born- 17 December 1842. Matriculated from Black Walnut. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Drillmaster, 35th North Carolina from 1 January to 25 February 1862. Fearing his unit would not see active service, he resigned at Whitlock on 17 March 1862 and enlisted in Company E, 23rd Virginia. Elected Orderly Sgt on 28 July 1862. Wounded in action (in the hip) at "Sedar Creek" (Cedar Creek or Cedar Mountain) on 8 August 1862. Absent wounded until late 1862. Unable to march owing to wound and enlisted on 10 January in King William Company as Pvt, Company C, 3rd Virginia Cavalry. AWOL July-August 1863. Cpl on 10 September 1863 roll. Captured at Front Royal on 16 August 1864 en route to join Lt Gen J.A. Early's Army. He was held in Elmira, NY. Paroled 14 March 1865 and sent to the James River for exchange. Baptist. Post War Career: Farmer. Died- 6 February 1911.
Betts, John Cyril (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Betts, Luther Rupton (1866)  -Luther Rupton Betts, Class of 1866. Born- 27 April 1844. Matriculated from Heathsville. At VMI for 5 months. Military Record: Enlisted 19 May 1864 at Camp Spotsylvania for the war in Company D, 9th Virginia Cavalry. Home on furlough to get a new horse when Richmond fell. Paroled 2 May 1865 on Northern Neck. Post War Career: Merchant. Died- 18 July 1913. Buried in family cemetery in Heathsville.
Betts, Oliver Harrison (1860)  -Oliver Harrison Betts, Class of 1860. Genealogy: Born 1841. Father- Royston Betts of Northumberland County, VA. Mother- Elizabeth Crendson [spelling uncertain]. Maternal grandparents- Henry [Crendson] and Sophia Garland. Marriage- none. VMI Record: Entered in 1857 and graduated in 1860. Civil War Record: 9th Virginia Cavalry; enrolling officer (North Carolina). Career: none. Immediately after the war he went to St. Louis and died shortly thereafter (sometime in 1865) of cholera.
Betts Jr, Charles Samuel (1933)  -Born: June 18, 1914; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1929; Graduated: June 14, 1933.
Beverley, Alexander Carter (1936)  -Born: Nov. 30, 1914; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1932; Graduated: June 17, 1936.
Beverley, James Bradshaw (1875)  -Born: May 13, 1854; Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1871; Graduated: July 2, 1875; Died: Feb. 21, 1926.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Beverley, James Bradshaw (1879)  -Born: July 27, 1861; Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1876; Graduated: July 3, 1879; Died: May 5, 1926.
Beverley, John Gray (1907)  -Born: Jan. 19, 1886; Matriculated: Sept. 15, 1903; Dropped: Feb. 1905; Died: Dec. 7, 1970.
Beverley, John Hill Carter (1873)  -Born: Sept. 6, 1853; Matriculated: Aug. 31, 1869; Graduated: July 4, 1873; Died: Sept. 27, 1934.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Beverley, Robert (1876)  -Robert Beverley, Jr., Class of 1876. Genealogy: Born April 26, 1858, at the family home "Avenel", The Plains, Fauquier County, Virginia. Parents- Robert Beverley (b. 1820 d. 1900) and Jane Eliza Carter; Robert was their fourth son and tenth child. Paternal Grandparents- James Bradshaw Beverley and Jane Peter. Maternal Grandparents- John Hill Carter and Baynton Turner. Marriage- Richardetta Earl Carter, in December 1879; she was the daughter of Major R. H. Carter and Mary Welby deButts. Robert and Richardetta had three sons and one daughter (R. Carter, W. Welby, R. Bland, Fannie). VMI Record: Entered VMI in 1873 and graduated in 1876. Career: farmer at ancestral home, "Blandfield" in Essex County, VA. Death: December 29, 1928, at "Blandfield." Robert's three brothers also attended VMI: James Bradshaw Beverley (Class of 1879), John Hill Carter Beverley and William Beverley (both Class of 1873).  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Beverley, William (1873)  -Born: Jan. 12, 1852; Matriculated: Aug. 31, 1869; Graduated: July 4, 1873; Died: Feb. 3, 1937.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bias, Guy Harris (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bibb, Edwin Dubose (1872)  -Born: 1852; Matriculated: Aug. 14, 1868; Dropped: Jan 11, 1869; Died: 1884.
Bibb, Frank Strother (1864MS)  -Frank Strother Bibb, Class of 1864MS. Some records show first name "French"; DOD 29 May Born- 7 August 1843. Matriculated from Charlottesville, VA. At VMI 6 weeks. Unofficial sources say he was at Richmond College (now University of Richmond) fall of 1860 (school's records destroyed in war). At UVA 1861-1862. Military Record: Enlisted 15 March 1862 at Charlottesville as Pvt, Capt J.M. Carrington's 1864MS Company, Virginia Light Artillery (Charlottesville Artillery). Elected 2nd Lt 17 April 1862. In hospital (in Charlottesville) December 1862 to January 1863. Mortally wounded in action (in the groin) 3 May 1863 at Chancellorsville. After the wound he told "an irreligious comrade," "I am willing to die for my country; and I think it had better be myself than you." A very competent officer. Died- 28 May 1863 in Hospital 4, Richmond, VA.
Bibb, Peyton Benjamin (1876)  -Born: 1857; Matriculated: Aug. 29, 1873; Dropped: April 15, 1874; Died: July, 1906.
Bibb Jr, Joseph Hall Thompson (1928)  -Born: March 9, 1907; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1924; Dropped: Dec. 24, 1924; Died: May 18, 1976.
Bibbee, Charles Russel (1933)  -Born: Sept. 12, 1911; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1929; Dropped: Sept. 5, 1930.
Bible, Roy Henderson (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bickerstaff, George Allen (1943)  -contact Archives
Bickerstaff, Jr, James Henry (1945)  -contact Archives
Bickford, Harold Davidson (1938)  -Born: June 1, 1915; Matriculated: Sept. 17, 1934; Graduated: June 15, 1938.
Bickford, James Van Allen (1896)  -Born: Dec. 31, 1874; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1892; Graduated: July 2, 1896; Died: April 14, 1947.
Bickford, Paul Rutherford (1939)  -Born: March 31, 1919; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1935; Graduated: June 14, 1939; Died: Dec. 9, 1976.
Bickford, Jr., James VanAllen (1924)  -Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1920; Graduated: June 18, 1924; Died: Sept. 15, 1961.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bidgood, Charles West (1891)  -Born: Jan. 7, 1871; Matriculated: Aug. 30, 1887; Graduated: June 25, 1891; Died: 1906.
Biedenharn, Albert Milton (1938)  -Born: June 26, 1917; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1934; Dropped: Sept. 16, 1935.
Biedler, Paul McAllister (1911)  -Born: Nov. 6, 1890; Matriculated: Sept. 4, 1907; Graduated: June 21, 1911.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Biedler, William Thomas (1908)  -Born: May 1, 1888; Matriculated: Aug. 31, 1904; Graduated: June 24, 1908; Died: March 19, 1933.
Bigbie, Douglas Dillard (1940)  -contact Archives
Bigbie, William Owen (1915)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, 305th Ammunition Train, 80th Division, A.E.F.
Bigger, Charles Purcell (1945)  -contact Archives
Biggs, George Nicholas (1924)  -Matriculated: Aug. 31, 1920; Dropped: Sept., 1921.
Biggs, John (1930)  -Born: May 23, 1908; Matriculated: Sept. 13, 1926; Graduated: June 11, 1930; Died: Aug. 7, 1975.
Biggs, Walter Joseph (1871)  -Born: Sept. 29, 1850; Matriculated: Oct. 1, 1867; Died: Dec. 5, 1905
Biggs, Jr, James Edward (1944)  -contact Archives
Bigler, Harman Paul (1939)  -Born: Sept. 8, 1916; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1935; Graduated: June 14, 1939.
Bilbo Jr, Theodore Gilmore (1933)  -Born: June 22, 1910; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1929; Dropped: May 20, 1930; Died: Aug. 30, 1979.
Bilisoly, Joseph McAlpine (1872)  -Born: 1853; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1868; Graduated: July 4, 1872; Died: Feb. 6, 1879.
Bilisoly, III, Frank Nash (1943)  -contact Archives
Bill, Robert Hampton (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Billeiter, David John (1924)  -Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1920; Dropped: Sept., 1922.
Billing , David Martin Gerald (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Billings, James R (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Billingsley, James Regester (1938)  -Born: Feb. 25, 1915; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1934; Dropped: Sept. 16, 1935.
Billsoly, Joseph Antonio (1873)  -contact Archives
Billups, Ford L. (1911)  -Born: Aug. 12, 1891; Matriculated: Sept. 4, 1907; Dropped: June 4, 1909; Died: Sept. 9, 1977.
Billups Jr., Andrew Jackson (1936)  -Born: Aug. 8, 1915; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1932; Dropped: Feb. 3, 1933.
Binford, Reuben Joseph (1867)  -Reuben Joseph Binford, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. A. Genealogy: Born- September 4, 1847; Richmond, Va. Father- John James Binford; Mother- Pamelia Bunch Locket. Pat. Grandfather- John Binford; Pat. Grandmother- Susanna Lyon. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Harriet C. Munnerlyn, in 1873. Children- 1st: daughter (name unkown); 2nd: son; 3rd: R. Joesph Binford. Career: Merchant. Died- January 17, 1882; in Decatur County, Ga. He is buried in Columbus, Ga.
Binns, Jr., Charles Henry (1867)  -Charles Henry Binns, Class of 1867. Born- 1 August 1843. Matriculated from Charles City Court House. At VMI 9 months over 3 years. Dismissed for hazing. Military Record: Enlisted 16 October 1863 at Chaffin's Bluff for war as Pvt, Capt A.J. Jones's Company, Virginia Heavy Artillery (Capt R.T. Ellett's Company; Pamunkey Artillery.) ($50 bounty). captured at Slayer's Creek 6 April 1865. Held at Point Lookout, MD. Released on oath 23 June 1865. Post War Career: Farmer, Merchant, Public Official. Registrar, Newport News Magisterial District. Reported in 1899 to be "in comfortable circumstances as a good Confederate soldier deserves." Dies-25 April 1926.
Binyon, Walter P. (1892)  -Matriculated: Sept. 14, 1888; Dropped: Dec. 13, 1889.
Birchett, Jr, Hugh Temple (1943)  -contact Archives
Birchfield, John Kermit (1929)  -Matriculated: Sept. 17, 1925; Dropped: Sept. 23, 1925.
Bird, F Collins (1926)  -Born: Feb., 1902; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1922; Dropped: Oct. 30, 1922; Died: Feb. 13, 1937.
Bird, Thomas Alfred (1943)  -contact Archives
Bird, Walter (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Birge, George Wantland (1925)  -Born: June 30, 1903; Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1921; Dropped: Sept., 1923.
Bisbee, Arthur William (1901)  -Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1897; Dropped: Sept. 11, 1899.
Bisbee, Kenneth De Lara (1901)  -Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1897; Dropped: Sept. 11, 1899.
Biscoe, Earl (1900)  -World War I Record: Colonel, 342d Field Artillery., 89th Division., A.E.F. With Army of Occupation.
Biscoe, Harry Earl (1894)  -Born: Oct. 13, 1872; Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1890; Graduated: June 28, 1894; Died: Feb. 20, 1913.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Biscoe, John Edward (1904)  -Born: May 21, 1884; Matriculated: Sept. 12, 1900; Graduated: June 22, 1904; Died: Feb. 7, 1928.
Bishop, Abel Head (1868)  -Born: Sept. 1, 1846; Matriculated: Feb. 20, 1866; Graduated: July 3, 1868; Died: Apr. 24, 1896.
Bishop, Benjamin Franklin (1862)  -Benjamin Franklin Bishop, Class of 1862: Born- November 1, 1839. Matriculated from Littleton, Va. At VMI for 3 years. Military Record: Appointed 2nd Lt. on July 16, 1861. Ordered to East Tennessee on Jan. 11, 1862 for duty with the 29th NC. Held staff positions in Tn. and Ga. with Brigadier Generals J. K. Jakcson and M. J. Wright as Acting Assistant Adjutant General, Acting Assistant and Inspector General, and Assistant Ordnance Officer. Post War Record: School Official. Died- January 5, 1868, from effects of military service.
Bishop, Carter Richard (1868)  -Carter Richard Bishop, Class of 1868: Born- May 22, 1849. Matriculated from Petersburg, Va. At VMI 2 months. Military Record: With Corps in Richmond trenches. Captured on April 3, 1865. Soon released. Post War Career: Teacher, bank cashier, civil engineer. A.B., Hampden Sydney College in 1870. Teacher in Ky. Went to Petersburg in 1877. Very active in United Confederate Veterans, especially in the effort to seek teaching of a pro-Confederacy version of history in public schools. Died- August 21, 1941. Photo courtesy Boonsborough (Maryland) Museum of History  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bishop, Henry Roper (1912)  -Matriculated: Sept. 3, 1908; Dropped: Feb. 18, 1909.
Bishop, Wallace Randolph (1929)  -Matriculated: Sept. 8, 1925; Dropped: Sept. 13, 1927.
Bishop, William Spotswood (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bispham, John de Hamel (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bisset, David Aloysius (1864)  -David Aloysius Bisset, Class of 1864: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1842 in Petersburg, Va. Father- David Bisset, born in Dundee, Scotland; Mother- Katherine Finn, born in Cork, Ireland Pat. Grandfather- David Bisset; Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Finn; (Names of grandmothers unknown). Married- Mattie Belle Overstreet, daughter of Smith Overstreet of Harrodsburg, KY. Children- 1- Eugene Leo Bisset; 2- Henry Overstreet Bisset; 3- David Bisset; 4- Guy Aloysius Bisset; 5- Lee Bisset; 6- William McBrayer Bisset; 7- David Milton Bisset. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 7, 1860; Resigned March 26, 1862 to join the Confederate Army. Civil War Service: Enlisted Aug. 31, 1862 as Private in Co. E. 13th Virginia Cavalry; Wounded in action and captured near Manassas Gap July 24, 1863; Held at Point Lookout, Md.; Exchanged March 17, 1864; Promoted to 2nd Lt. Oct. 24, 1864; Paroled Apr. 17, 1865. Careers: Civil Engineer; Farmer; Sheriff of Mercer Co. KY. Died- Jan. 1, 1885 of Bright's Disease in Baltimore, Md.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bisset, Henry Overstreet (1892)  -Born: Oct., 1872; Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1889; Dropped: Nov. 12, 1891.
Bissey, Ira Dale (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bissey, Kenneth Garland (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bitting, Paul Joseph (1895)  -Born: Sept. 18, 1872; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1891; Dropped: Sept. 22, 1893; Died: March 16, 1934.
Bitzer, Robert Lamar (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bixby, III, Tams (1942)  -contact Archives
Blach, Ralph C. (1916)  -Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1912; Dropped: Feb. 7, 1913; Died: Oct. 1, 1938.
Black, Allan Wight (1922)  -Born: Aug. 11, 1901; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1919; Graduated: Sept. 8, 1922; Died: June 30, 1928.
Black, George Putman Watkins (1926)  -Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1922; Dropped: Sept., 1924; Died: Dec. 12, 1958.
Black, James William (1928)  -Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1924; Dropped: Sept., 1925.
Black, Jo Pat (1925)  -Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1921; Graduated: June 17, 1925.
Black, Joseph Sanders (1945)  -contact Archives
Black, William Johnson (1867)  -William Johnson Black, Class of 1867: Genealogy: Born- Aug. 2, 1845 in Lynchburg, Va. Father- Allen J. Black; Mother- Mary L. Haythe. Pat. Grandfather- Daniel M. Black; Pat. Grandmother- Mildred S. [maiden name unknown]. Mat. Grandfather- [first name unknown] Haythe; Mat. Grandmother- Susan [maiden name unknown] Married- Virginia Price, daughter of Charles W. Price of Lynchburg, Va. on March 5, 1871. Children- 1- Charles H. Black; 2- E. Stockton Black. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 2, 1862; Resigned March 30, 1864 to enter Military Service. Civil War Record- Enlisted April 25, 1864 at Gordonsville, Va. as Private in Capt. J.J. Shoemaker's Co. Va. Light Horse Artillery (also called the Beauregard Rifles and the Lynchburg Beauregards). Careers- Express business in Lynchburg, Va. for many years. Died- Jan. 24, 1935 in Confederate Soldiers Home in Richmond, Va.
Black, William Lyles (1899)  -World War I Record: First Lieuntenant, Infantry, A.E.F. After Armistice on duty with Peace Commission.
Black, William Murray (1920)  -World War I Record: First Lieuntenant, Field Artillery, A.E.F.
Black Jr, Addison Fulton (1930)  -Matriculated: Sept. 13, 1926; Graduated: June 11, 1930; Died: April 24, 1960.
Black Jr, William Edward (1928)  -Born: April 23, 1905; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1924; Dropped: June, 1928; Died: Jan. 22, 1980.
Blackburn, Beverly S. (1943)  -Died in World War II. 2Lt. Beverly S. Blackburn, U.S. Army. Killed in action on April 17, 1945, in Germany.
Blackburn, John Dupree (1934)  -Born: Sept. 29, 1912; Matriculated: Sept. 8, 1930; Dropped: June 12, 1931; Died: Nov. 15, 1973.
Blackburn, Joseph (1899)  -Born: April 5, 1877; Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1895; Graduated: Sept. 1, 1899.
Blackburn, Joseph William (1937)  -Born: Feb. 7, 1916; Matriculated: Sept. 11, 1933; Dropped: Nov. 25, 1935; Died: May 21, 1987.
Blackburn, Thomas (1854)  -Thomas Blackburn, Class of 1854. Genealogy: Born September 11, 1834, Jefferson Co.(?), West Virginia; Father- Richard Scott Blackburn of "Spring Grove," Clarke County (some records say Jefferson Co.) WV; Mother- Sarah Ann Eleanor (Ellen) Thomas, b. 1811 d. 1898; Paternal grandparents- Thomas S. Blackburn (b. Prince William Co., VA) and Elizabeth Sinclair (b. "Spring Grove,"); Maternal grandparents-John Thomas and Eleanor MacGill (McGill?). VMI Record: Entered VMI July 29, 1851 and died while a cadet. Death: Blackburn was fatally stabbed by a local law student (Charles Burks Christian) on January 15, 1854. A trial was held in Lexington, resulting in a hung jury; a retrial held in Bedford resulted in an acquittal. Christian died in 1916.
Blackburn, Jr, George Paschal (1941)  -contact Archives
Blackburn, Jr, Leonard Anderson (1943)  -contact Archives
Blackford, Benjamin Ogle (1894)  -Born: April 4, 1875; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1890; Dropped: Sept. 14, 1891; Died: Dec. 31, 1948.
Blackford, Charles Minor (1897)  -World War I Record: Lieutenant Colonel, 7th Infantry, U.S. Army. Died in the Service.
Blackford, George Tayloe (1901)  -World War I Record: First Lieuntenant, Engineers A.E.F. Recommended for grade of Captain and Major. Commanded detachment of 3,500 men, including 900 prisoners.
Blackford, Thomas Atkinson (1891)  -Born: Nov. 29, 1871; Matriculated: Aug. 26, 1887; Graduated: June 25, 1891; Died: Dec. 2, 1906.
Blackford, William Arthur (1900)  -Born: March 12, 1880; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1896; Droped: Sept. 11, 1899; Died: July 20, 1912.
Blackley, Charles Phillips (1931)  -Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1927; Dropped: June 13, 1928.
Blackmon, Albert Alfred (1941)  -Born: Aug. 16, 1919; Matriculated: Sept. 13, 1937; Graduated: June 11, 1941.
Blackmon, Raymond Charles (1939)  -Born: Sept. 10, 1916; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1935; Graduated: June 14, 1939.
Blackmon Jr, Willard Foy (1935)  -Born: Aug. 3, 1913; Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1931; Dropped: Sept. 24, 1931.
Blackmore, Philip Guillou (1911)  -Philip Guillou Blackmore, Class of 1911. Born: Bristol, Virginia, Jan. 18, 1890. Father: George Alfred Blackmore, b. Boston, Mass. At time Philip entered VMI George was the owner of "The Hampton Manufacturing, Company," which sold the "Hampton Plow, agricultural implements, castings, etc." Mother: Margaret Acelie Guillou, b. Brooklyn Navy Yard. Paternal grandfather: John Thomas Blackmore of New Forest, Devonshire, England. Paternal grandmother: Mary Patience Maternal grandfather: Dr. Charles Fleury Guillou, Philiadelphia, PA, a sugeon in the U.S. Navy. Maternal grandmother: Dinah Clarke Postlethwaite, Natchez, Mississippi. Residence of parents at time Philip entered VMI: 624 Bridge St., Hampton, VA. VMI Record: Entered September 1908 and graduated June 1911. Career: Army officer. Retired with rank of Brigadier General in 1950. Marriage: Wife: Emily Van Patten. Children: Philip G., Jr., b. 1927; Edward Van Patten, b. 1927; John T., b. 1931; Mary M., b. 1933. Died April 7, 1974, San Francisco, CA; survived by his wife, 3 sons, 7 grandchildren.
Blacksher, David William (1925)  -Matriculated: Sept. 8, 1921; Graduated: June 17, 1925; Died: May 8, 1860.
Blackwell, Carroll Miller (1927)  -Name changed to Carroll Miller Burrow.
Blackwell, Paul Alexander (1921)  -Born: Sept. 1, 1901; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1917; Graduated: June 22, 1921; Died: Oct. 11, 1975.
Blackwell, Robert Edgar (1938)  -Born: May 13, 1918; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1934; Dropped: Sept. 16, 1935.
Blackwell, William Thomas (1903)  -Born: Oct. 26, 1880; Matriculated: Sept. 4, 1900; Graduated: June 23, 1903; Died: Nov. 26, 1967.
Blackwood, Herbert Barham (1930)  -Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1925; Graduated: June 11, 1930; Died: Oct. 15, 1983.
Blacoe, William Stubley (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Blain, James Stanton (1946)  -contact Archives
Blain, Stanton Forman (1923)  -Born: July 22, 1902; Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1919; Graduated: June 13, 1923; Died: April 14, 1972.
Blair, Alexander Haller (1918)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Battery "B," 36th Field Artillery, 12th Division, U.S. Army Battery Supply and Mess Officer.
Blair, Alexander Peirce (1887)  -Born: Dec. 7, 1866; Matriculated: Sept. 11, 1883; Died: July 30, 1891.
Blair, Andrew Lesslie (1878)  -Born: Nov. 10, 1857; Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1874; Graduated: July 2, 1878; Died: June 1, 1942.
Blair, Henry Wayne (1870)  -Born: Dec. 27, 1851; Matriculated: Sept. 8, 1866; Graduated: July 4, 1870; Died: Dec. 15, 1884.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Blair, James Howard (1931)  -Born: May 6, 1910; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1927; Dropped: June 15, 1928.
Blair, Jesse Harvey (1921)  -World War I record: U.S.M.A.
Blair, Robert S. (1860)  -Robert S. Blair, Class of 1860. Born February 24, 1835 at Parkersburg, West Virginia. Father- David Blair (b. Pennsylvania; d. 1835, three weeks after the birth of Robert). Mother- Elizabeth Beeson ( b. Uniontown, Pennsylvania, 1795; died 28 February 1835, age forty, four days after giving birth to Robert). Maternal Grandfather- Jacob Beeson of Uniontown, PA. Marriage- Rachel Core, daughter of Gen. A. S. Core, in July 1860. Children- 1. A. C. Blair (b. 1863 July 27); 2. R. S. Blair (b. 1865 November 19); 3. Catherine Elizabeth Blair (b. 1867 November 21); 4. Harry C. Blair (b. 1886 January 22). VMI Record: He was an orphan when he entered VMI in 1855; was a cadet for three years but did not graduate. Civil War record: no official military record; son informed VMI that he believed his father served in Confederate Secret Service. Career: lawyer in Harrisville, Ritchie County, West Virginia. Died in Harrisville on January 21, 1902.
Blaise, H. (1886)  -Matriculated: July 19, 1882; Dropped: Jan. 17, 1883.
Blake, Benson (1879)  -Matriculated: Sept. 15, 1874; Dropped: March 5, 1877
Blake, Edmund Molyneux (1885)  -World War I Record: Colonel,Coast Artillery U.S. Army Liaison Officer, French Artillery Headquarters, A.E.F. Legion of Honour.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Blake, Henry L. C. (1877)  -Matriculated: Sept. 20, 1873; Dropped: Jan. 25, 1877.
Blake, Orton Van Patten (1921)  -Matriculated: Sept. 4, 1918; Died: July 6, 1940.
Blakely, Albert Tramwell (1906)  -Born: Jan. 12, 1885; Matriculated: Sept. 3, 1902; Died: Aug. 28, 1909.
Blakemore, Frank Taylor (1874)  -Born: July 2, 1853; Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1871; Dropped: June 17, 1874; Died: March 7, 1921.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Blakemore, Neville Dean (1934)  -Died in World War II. Capt. Neville D. Blakemore, U.S. Army Air Force. Killed on Dec 31., 1942 in the Southwest Pacific.
Blakeney Jr, Benjamin Bruce (1929)  -Born: July 30, 1908; Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1925; Dropped: Jan. 1, 1926; Died: March 1963.
Blakeslee, Warren Charles (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Blakey, John W. (1867)  -John W. Blakey, Class of 1867 (non-graduate). Genealogy: Born ca. November 1845; Father- George Smith Blakey; Mother- Susanna Winston Davis; both parents were born, lived, and died in Greene County, Virginia near Stanardsville; paternal grandparents- William Blakey of Greene County, VA, and Mary Gaines of Madison County, VA. VMI Record: Entered VMI on October 15, 1863 and resigned January 29, 1864 (3 1/2 months). Marriage: never married. Military record: Enlisted February 19, 1864 as a Private in Company G., 25th Battalion Virginia Volunteers, Local Defense Troops (more familiarly known as Richmond City Battalion, Capt. Lucien L. Bass's Co.); frequently hospitalized for "emaciation and debility following severe attack of measles." Died in hospital in Petersburg, VA November 17, 1864.
Blalock, Jr, Walter Jackson (1926)  -Matriculated: Sept. 4, 1922; Dropped: Sept. 1923; Died: Aug. 5, 1972.
Blanc, Samuel Peters (1864)  -Samuel Peters Blanc, Class of 1864: Born- April 18, 1845. Matriculate from New Orleans, La. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Drillmaster at Richmond in the Spring of 1861. Appointed acting midshipmen, Confederate States Navy (CSN) on August 29, 1861. At New Orleans (La.) Station from 1861-1862. Praised for bravery in attack on US fleet in Lower Mississippi River on October 12, 1861. At Jackson (Ms.) Station and Port Hudson, La. in 1862. On Baltic, Mobile (Al.) Squadron from 1862-1863. On Savannah, Savannah (Ga.) River Squadron in 1863. On Patrick Henry, James River Squadron in 1863. With Mobile (Al.) Squadron from 1863-1864. Passed Midshipmen January 8, 1864. On Chattahoochee, Nashville, and Sampson, Savannah (Ga.) River Squadron in 1864. On torpedo boat, Hornet, in 1865. Master of the W. H. Webb when she was run aground and destroyed in Lower Mississippi River on April 24, 1865. Captured and held at Ft. Warren, Ma. Released on oath on June 13, 1865. Post War Career: Lawyer. LL. B. in 1867, at University if La., now called Tulane University. Assistant City Attorney, New Orleans, La. Died- February 9, 1888, in New Orleans, La.
Blanchard, Paul S. (1912)  -Matriculated: Sept. 3, 1908; Dropped: Feb. 18, 1909.
Blanchard Jr, Lawrence Crain (1930)  -Died in World War II. 1Lt. Lawrence C. Blanchard Jr., U.S. Army. Killed in action in France on June 8, 1944.
Blanckensee, Joel Gerton (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bland, Jr, Robert Tyler (1942)  -contact Archives
Blanford, Irving Ivey (1922)  -Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1918; Dropped: Dec. 10, 1918.
Blankenship, Frank Baird (1893)  -Born: Jan. 2, 1872; Matriculated: Sept. 3, 1889; Dropped: Sept. 20, 1890; Died: March 18, 1963.
Blankenship, James E. (1852)  -James E. Blankenship, Class of 1852: Genealogy: Born- in Amelia Co. Va. ca. 1831. Father- Edwin Blankenship; Mother- Susan Hillsman. No information on grandparents. Married- Maria L. Hillsman (his cousin). Children- 1- Wayne Blankenship; 2- Otis Blankenship; 3- Grace Blankenship. [there were two other children, whose names are unknown]. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 27, 1849; Graduated- July 5, 1852 standing 1st in a class of 24. Taught Math while a cadet, see below. Civil War Record: Enlisted April 19, 1861 at Lynchburg, Va.; Elected Captain of the "Lynchburg Rifles" which became Co. E 11th Va. Regiment June 3, 1861; Had been ill but rose from sick bed July 18, 1861 to lead his company at Blackburn's Ford, but broke and ran under fire; Resigned for health reasons Aug. 25, 1861; In 1863 and 1864 unsuccessfully sought appointment as Captain of engineers. Careers- Teacher; U.S. Coast Surveyor; Cadet Acting Assistant Professor of Math 1851-52; Professor of Math at Lynchburg College before the War; Taught Math and Military Tactics at Randolph Macon College 1862-64. Died in Mississippi shortly after the War. Exact date unknown.
Blankenship, John Millington (1922)  -Born: Nov. 27, 1901; Matriculated: Sept. 3, 1918; Graduated: June 21, 1922; Died: Aug. 2, 1955.
Blankfield, William Henry (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Blankingship, William Archer (1863)  -William Archer Blankingship, Class of 1863: Born- July 25, 1842. Matriculated from Finney's Mill, Va. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond in Spring of 1861. Wrote Maj. Gen. Polk on July 1861, trying to get service with him. Lt., Co. F, 25th Va., on August 28, 1861. Became Captain in Spring 1862. Wounded in action on July 2, 1863, in Gettysburg, Pa. Captured July 14, 1863, at Williamsport, Md. Lost lower third of right leg. Held at Johnson's Island, Oh. and Point Lookout, Md. Paroled for exchange in April, 1864. In Charlottesville and Richmond hospitals. Retired to Invalid Corps on Dec. 9, 1864. Post War Record: School official. Superintendent of Chesterfield Co., Va. schools. Died- June 8, 1907.
Blankman, John Sergeant (1867)  -John Sergeant Blankman, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. C. Genealogy: Born- September, 1848; in Fredericksburg, Va. Father- Dr. Mitchell Arnold Blankman; Mother- Jane B. Crawford; Pat. Grandfather- Captain - Blankman (first name unknown); Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Never married, no children. Careers: Lawyer-Inventor. Died- March 10, 1900; in Washington, D.C.
Blanton, Frank Stoddert (1906)  -Born: July 13, 1885; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1902; Died: Nov. 11, 1936.
Blasberg, Lawrence Abraham (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Blass, Julian (1896)  -Born: Aug. 15, 1876; Matriculated: Sept. 12, 1892; Dropped: Sept. 6, 1894; Died: Aug. 9, 1939.
Blassingham Jr., Melvin Truitt (1937)  -Born: May 9, 1915; Matriculated: Sept. 11, 1933; Dropped: Sept. 6, 1934.
Blaylock, Louis Owens (1928)  -Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1924; Dropped: Sept. 16, 1926; Died: Nov. 5, 1983.
Blazynski, Earl Eugene (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bledsoe, Willis Harrison (1943)  -contact Archives
Bleiman, Louis William (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Blenckstone, Fred Emmet (1935)  -Born: March 30, 1910; Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1931; Dropped: Sept. 9, 1933.
Blenko, Walter John (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bletcher Jr, Frank Owen (1920)  -Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1916; Dropped: Sept. 1919; Died: July 30, 1920.
Blick, Jr, John Strauchan (1934)  -Born: Aug. 16, 1912; Matriculated: Sept. 8, 1930; Dropped: Sept. 7, 1931.
Blickley, Leo Frederick (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Blickley, Robert Harry (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bliss, Howard Clark (1939)  -Born: July 11, 1914; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1935; Dropped: Sept. 10, 1936.
Bliss, John Dravo (1933)  -Born: Sept. 18, 1908; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1929; Dropped: Sept. 10, 1929
Blitzman, Howard Norton (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bliven, Clifton Charles (1892)  -Matriculated: Aug. 30, 1888; Dropped: Sept. 13, 1889.
Bliven Jr., Charles Hope (1939)  -Born: March 26, 1916; Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1935; Dropped: Oct. 2, 1935.
Bloch, Clarence Ferdinand (1908)  -Born: July 20, 1889; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1905; Graduated: June 24, 1908; Died: Nov. 1, 1966.
Bloch, Ingram (1940)  -contact Archives
Bloch, William Austin (1929)  -Born: Jan. 27, 1910; Matriculated: Sept. 8, 1925; Graduated: June 15, 1929.
Bloch, Jr, Oscar Edgeworth (1926)  -Matriculated: Sept. 3, 1923; Dropped: Sept. 1924.
Blocher, William Murphy (1895)  -Born: July 9, 1875; Matriculated: Sept. 4, 1890; Dropped: Dec. 14, 1892; Died: April 1918.
Block, Huntington Turner (1946)  -contact Archives
Blocker, Walter Vincent (1931)  -Matriculated: Sept. 9, 1927; Graduated: June 11, 1931; Died: March 23, 1983.
Blomquist, Carl Wheeless (1912)  -Born: Dec. 9, 1891; Matriculated: Aug. 28, 1908; Graduated: June 20, 1912; Died: April 15, 1969.
Bloom, Alfred (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bloomquist, George Olaf (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Blose, Lloyd Curtis (1930)  -Matriculated: Sept. 14, 1926; Dropped: Jan. 27, 1927; Died: June 2, 1963.
Bloss, John Milnor (1931)  -Born: May 7, 1907; Matriculated: Sept. 12, 1927; Dropped: Sept. 23, 1927.
Bloss, Russell Edwin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Blough, Robert Charles ()  -contact Archives
Blough, William John (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Blow, Albert Allmand (1877)  -Albert Allmand Blow, Class of 1877: Genealogy: Born- Aug. 2, 1858 in Norfolk, Va. Father- Judge George Blow; Mother- Elizabeth Allmand. Pat. Grandfather- Col. George Blow; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Waller. Mat. Grandfather- unknown. Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Jennie M. Goodall, daughter of Col. Roswell C. Goodall of Springfield, Ill. Children- 1- George Allmand Blow; 2- Allmand Blow. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 22, 1874 as a 3rd Classman (Sophomore); Graduated July 3, 1877, ranking 7th in a class of 32. Also Graduated from Columbia University, School of Mines. Careers: Teacher in Norfolk; Mining Engineer; Superintendant of Mines in South Africa; Consulting Engineer in Englang and United States. Died- Jan. 2, 1918
Blow, Allmand Matteson (1910)  -Allmand Matteson Blow, Class of 1910: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 9, 1891 in Leadville, Colorado. Father- Albert Allmand Blow; Mother- Jennie Goodell. Pat. Grandfather- Judge George Blow; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Allmand. Mat. Grandfather- Robert E. Goodell; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Jane Matteson. Married- Dorothy Deneen, daughter of Gov. Charles S. Deneen of Chicago, Il. Children- None. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 11, 1906; Graduated June 22, 1910 ranking 24th in a class of 38. Also received a degree in Metal Engineering at Columbia University. Military Record: Civil Service during World War I; Engineer in the Dept. of Non-Ferrous Metallurgy, Bureau of Air Craft Production, U.S.A. His resignation to enter Military Service was not accepted because of the value of his services in his position as Engineer. Careers: Oil Producer after the War; Assistant Secretary and Superintendant of Lands, Amerada Petroleum Corporation. Died- March 21, 1948.
Blow, George Allmand (1906)  -George Allmand Blow, Class of 1906: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 27, 1897 in Leadville, CO. Father- Albert Allmand Blow of Norfolk, VA; Mother- Jennie M. Goodell of Springfield, IL. Pat. Grandfather- Judge George Blow of Town Hill, Sussex Co. Va.; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth (Lizzie) Taylor Allmand. Mat. Grandfather- Col. Roswell C. Goodell of Springfield, IL; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Matteson. No information on whether he was married or had children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 2, 1902; Graduated- June 27, 1906 standing 6th in a Class of 47. Received Degree in Mining Engineering from Coumbia University. Military Record: Major, Engineers during World War I. Careers: Mining Engineer. Died- Feb. 17, 1947 in New York.
Blow, George Waller (1917)  -about George Waller Blow, Class of 1917: Genealogy: Born- June 21, 1897 in New Rochelle, NY. Father- Capt. George Preston Blow, USN, of Norfolk, VA; Mother- Adele Matthiessen of La Salle, IL. Pat. Grandfather- Judge George Blow, Jr. of Tower Hill, Sussex, VA; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth (Lizzy) Taylor Allmond of Norfolk, VA. Mat. Grandfather- Frederick William Matthiessen of Altona, Denmark; Mat. Grandmother- Fannie Clara Moeller of Altona, Denmark. Married- On Dec. 2, 1922 to Katherine Rowland Cooke in Chicago, IL. Children- 1- George Blow; 2- Michael Blow; 3- Anthony Blow; 4- John Blow. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 9, 1914; Graduated- June 15, 1917 standing 2nd in a Class of 54. Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Received MBA from Harvard Business School in 1921. Received Degree in Architecture from Columbia School of Architecture in 1929. Military Record: 2nd Lieut. Field Artillery at Camp Taylor, KY during World War I; Lt. Commander, Navy Dept. Washington, D.C. during World War II. Careers: Instructor of Military Tactics and Mathmatics at Culver Military Academy; worked with his father at Matthiessen Hegeler Zinc Company in LaSalle, IL; did reconstruction work in war devastated France in the 1920's; worked for te New York Firm of Huzhak & Hill; became a partner in the firm of DeVaulchier, Blow and Wilmet in New York City before World War II. Member of the Society of Cincinnati. Died- Oct. 28, 1960 in Hampton, Va. Buried at Arlington Cemetery.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Blow, William Nivison (1876)  -William Nivison Blow Jr., Class of 1876: Genealogy: Born- Aug. 11, 1855 in Petersburg, VA. Father- William Nivison Blow; Mother- (First name unknown) Cargill. Pat. Grandfather- Col. George Blow; Pat. Grandmother- Eliza Waller. Mat. Grandfather- John Cargill; Mat. Grandmother- Margaret Belhes. Married- (First name unknown) Thomas, daughter of Gen. Henry Goddard Thomas. Children- William Thomas Blow who married Ima McClannahan. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 26, 1872; Graduated- June 29, 1876 standing 20th in a Class of 35. Military Record: Major, U.S. Volunteers in Spanish American War. Careers: Civil Engineer. Died- Oct. 29, 1907.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Blow Jr., George (Board of Visitors)  -Gen George Blow Jr. of Norfolk, VA. Member Board of Visitors 1851-52; lawyer; Congress of the Texan Republic 1841; Lt. Col. 41th VA Infantry (not CSA); Constitional Convention 1861; Judge 1st Circuit Ct 1870-87; died 2 May 1894, aged 81.
Blue Jr, Charles Edwin (1927)  -Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1922; Graduated: June 15, 1927.
Blum, Albert Harold (1915)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Air Service Instructor, Scott Field, U.S. Army.
Blum, John Alexander (1864)  -John Alexander Blum, Class of 1864: Born- September 2, 1844. Matriculated from Salem, NC. At VMI 1 year and 11 months over a 3 year time period. Military Record: Enlisted for war on August 11, 1864, in Chesterfield, Co., Va. Private, 2nd Co., Captain J. F. Milligan's Independent Signal Corps. Detailed because of bad health as hospital clerk in Richmond, Va., and Petersburg, Va., in early 1865. Post War Record: Lawyer. At Washington and Lee College from 1874-1875. (Some records spell name "Blume"). Died- December 6, 1886.
Blumenfeld, Samuel Leon (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Blundon, Alvey (1914)  -Matriculated: Sept. 2, 1910; Dropped: Nov. 21, 1910; Died: Nov. 28, 1910.
Blundon, Montague (1902)  -World War I Record: First Lieuntenant, 74th Engineers, 30th Brigade, R.A.R, A.E.F. Specialized in "Burst Ranging and Flash Ranging" and prepared a manuel on the same.
Blundon, Robert Jackson (1894)  -Born: April 23, 1873; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1889; Dropped: Sept. 15, 1892; Died: Feb. 2, 1942.
Blundon, Robert Montague (1867)  -Robert Montague Blundon, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. A. Genealogy: Born- October 28, 1845, in Northumberland Co., Va. Father- William Blundon; Mother- Sarah Jane Wildey. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Sallie Anne Downing, April 22, 1868. Children- 1st: Sarah Caroline; 2nd: Robert Jackson, VMI, 1894; 3rd: Lula Katharine; 4th: Laura Gertrude; 5th: Montague, VMI, 1902. Career: Merchant. Died- June 24, 1902.
Blunt, John Boucher (1901)  -Born: Feb. 22, 1882; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1898; Graduated: June 26, 1901; Died: Oct. 11, 1923.
Bly, Merwin Cluxton (1920)  -World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Air Service. Reserve Military Aviator.
Board, Charles Luther (1943)  -contact Archives
Board, John Walter (1893)  -Born: Feb. 1, 1871; Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1889; Graduated: June 29, 1893; Died: Oct. 4, 1948  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Boatner, Mark Mayo (1892)  -Born: Jan. 5, 1872; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1889; Graduated: June 23, 1892; Died: June 16, 1933.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Boatner, Stirling Spencer (1893)  -Born: Dec. 23, 1873; Matriculated: Sept. 10, 1889; Droped: Sept. 26, 1891; Died: March 4, 1923.
Boatner, Yandell (1940)  -contact Archives
Boatwright, John Lord (1921)  -Born: April 20, 1898; Matriculated: Sept. 3, 1917; Graduated: June 22, 1921; Died: July 18, 1962.
Boatwright, Jr, John Reuben (1943)  -contact Archives
Boaz, C. O. (1886)  -Matriculated: Jan. 5, 1883; Dropped: Feb. 10, 1883.
Boaz, John Irving (1907)  -Born: Sept. 27, 1887; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1903; Dropped: Dec. 16, 1903.
Bock, James (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bocock Jr., James Branch (1937)  -Matriculated: Sept. 11, 1933; Dropped: Sept. 6, 1934.
Bodenheim, Edwin Hobby (1935)  -Born: July 15, 1912; Matriculated: Sept. 7, 1931; Graduated: June 12, 1935.
Bodenschatz, Jr, William Andrew (1942)  -contact Archives
Boehm, Robert James (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Boehmer, William John (1942)  -contact Archives
Boelkins, Charles Gerrit (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bogage, Eugene Joseph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bogart, Robert Dickson (1906)  -Born: March 17, 1885; Matriculated: Sept. 1, 1902; Graduated: June 27, 1906; Died: April 1, 1951.
Bogert, James Henry (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Boggess, Albert (1864)  -Albert Boggess, Class of 1864: New Market Cadet; 2nd Lt., Co. C. Genealogy: Born- April 23, 1839 at Ten Mile Creek, Va. now Lumberport, WVa. Father- Albertus Boggess of Harrison Co. Va. ; Mother- Anne Wood of Harrison Co. Va. Pat. Grandfather- Samuel Boggess; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth D'Arcy of Maryland. Mat. Grandfather- Benjamin Wood; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Nannie Elizabeth Shivers, daughter of Dr. O .L. Shivers of Marion, Ala. on July 11, 1877. Children- 1- Albert Boggess; 2- Annie Lou Boggess, who became Mrs. J. F. Kimball; 3- O. S. Boggess; 4- John Wood Boggess; 5- Robert Woodfin Boggess. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 30, 1860; Graduated June 27, 1864 ranking 10th in a class of 14. Military Record: 2nd Lieut. in Co. C of the VMI Corps of Cadets who fought in the Battle of New Market, May 15, 1864; after graduating, joined Confederate Army and appointed 2nd Lt. and Drill Master on Aug. 1, 1864; on list of POW's as Lt. in 5th Battalion Va. Reserves.; signed parole May 18, 1865 in Staunton, Va. Careers: Received a Master's Degree from an unknown school; moved to Texas in 1866; Professor of Math, Engineering and Astronomy at Baylor University, 1870-73 and 1885-91. Died- Dec. 13, 1891.
Boggess, Caleb (1845)  -Caleb Boggess, Class of 1845. b. 1822 Harrison Co. [West] VA, d. 1889 Clarksburg WVA; Parents- Caleb Boggess and Mary Robinson; graduate; no military record; lawyer; married 1848 Eliza Ann Camden.
Boggess, Robert Woodfin (1913)  -Born: Feb. 19, 1891; Matriculated: Sept. 6, 1910; Dropped: Feb. 20, 1911; Died: April 16, 1976.
Boggess Jr, Albert (1927)  -Matriculated: Sept. 4, 1923; Dropped: April 28, 1924.
Boggess Jr, R. Woodfin (1940)  -Died in World War II. 2Lt R. Woodfin Boggess Jr., U.S. Army Air Force. Killed in Action on July 15, 1943, in North Africa.
Boggs, James Chapman (1867)  -James Chapman Boggs, Class of 1867: Born- February 18, 1846. Matriculated from Franklin, WVa. At VMI 2 and 1/2 months. Military Record: Enlisted May 26, 1861, at Grafton, Va., for 1 year as a Private, Co. F, 25th Va. Captured at Richmond Mountain. Paroled at Beverly, Va. on July 17, 1861. Company became Co. F, 62nd Va. Mounted Infantry. Discharged April 15, 1863, to attend VMI. Enlisted June 12, 1863, as Private, Co. E, 18th Va. Cavalry. On list of POWs paroled at New Creek, WVa. on April 30, 1865. Post War Career: Clerk; merchant. Died- January 11, 1908, in Marlington, WVa. Brother of Boggs, WH '67.
Boggs, William Harrison (1867)  -William Harrison Boggs, Class of 1867: Born- September 4, 1845. Matriculated from Franklin, WVa. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Enlisted for war in Pendleton Co., WVa. on September 1, 1863. With Co. E, 18th Va. Cavalry. To Corporal. Present for Duty on October 30, 1864. Paroled at New Creek, WVa. on April 30, 1865. Post War Career: Merchant, Public Official. Democrat Representative from Pendleton Co., in WVa. House of Delegates, 1895. Died- September 19, 1921. Brother of Boggs, JC '67.
Boguslaw, Leon (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bohannan, Willis Wilson (1925)  -Born: Jan. 8, 1904; Matriculated: Sept. 5, 1921; Graduated: June 17, 1925; Died: Sept. 19, 1971.
Bohlken, Walter Day (1926)  -Born: Jan. 8, 1904; Matriculated from Newport News, Va. on Sept. 6, 1922; Graduated: June 16, 1926; Died: Feb. 21, 1970.
Bohrer, Daniel Dunn (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Boigegrain, George Franklin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bolen, Charles Hunton (1918)  -Born: June 28, 1894. Matriculated from Culpeper, Va on October 18, 1915. At VMI for 2 years. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, 116th Infantry, 29th Division, A.E.F. Career: Carpenter Died: January 7, 1985.
Boles, William McDonald (1931)  -Born: June 25, 1908. Matriculated on Sept. 10, 1927 from Glasgow, Ky. Dropped on October 24, 1927 at parent's request.
Bolles Jr, Charles Pattison (1929)  -Born: April 28, 1907. Matriculated on September 8, 1924 from Wilmington, NC. Dropped, failed to return on 9/16/26.
Bolling, Alfred Force (1893)  -Born: June 1, 1872. Matriculated on July 6, 1888 from Louisville, KY. Resigned 1890.Career: Real Estate.
Bolling, George Washington (Board of Visitors)  -Col. George Washington Bolling of Petersburg, VA. Member Board of Visitors 1865-73; lawyer; mayor; VA Senate 1865-67; died 26 July 1875, aged 67.
Bolling, Robert William (1922)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Galax, VA. Dropped December 21, 1918. Career: R.W. Bolling Lumber Co. Died: ca. 1969.
Bolling, Stith Forrest (1895)  -Born: November 12, 1875. Matriculated on October 3, 1891 from Petersburg, VA. Cadet 3 years. Died: September 3, 1894 in Petersburg, VA of typhoid fever.
Bolling, Jr, Albert Stuart (1944)  -contact Archives
Bollinger, Robert (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bolotin, Nathan (1939)  -Born September 8, 1917. Matriculated September 1935. Graduated June 14, 1939.
Boltin , William Golden (1930)  -Matriculated September 13, 1926 from Gainesville, FL. Dropped after 2 months to enter University of Florida.
Bolton, Channing Moore (1925)  -Matriculated September 6, 1921 from Charlottesville, VA. Graduated June 17, 1925. Career: Engr. Dept., City of Richmond. Died March 14, 1976.
Bomar, Cecil Henry (1886)  -Name changed to Moore, Cecil Henry. Matriculated August 30, 1881. At VMI for 3 years.
Bond, Arthur Johnston (1921)  -Matriculated September 3, 1917. Graduated June 22, 1921. Died April 21, 1955 in Petersburg General Hospital, Petersburg, VA.
Bond, Edward Johnson (1908)  -Born October 18, 1888 in Petersburg, VA. Matriculated October 8, 1904. Graduated June 24, 1908. World War I Record: First Lieuntenant, Infantry, U.S. Army. Died November 12, 1941 of coronary thrombosis.
Bond, James Stuart (1902)  -Mattriculated September 1, 1898. Dismissed November 28, 1898.
Bond, Joe John (1937)  -Born November 11, 1915. Matriculated September 11, 1933. Dropped September 16, 1935.
Bond, John Pope (1931)  -Matriculated September 10, 1927. Graduated June 11, 1931. Died January 4, 1988.
Bond, Robert Nelson (1919)  -Matriculated September 7, 1915. Graduated June 18, 1919. Died of pneumonia in Presbyterian Hospital, New York, November 18, 1924.
Bond, William Anderson (1939)  -Born December 6, 1917. Matriculated September 9, 1935. Graduated June 14, 1939.
Bondurant, James Henry (1927)  -Matriculated September 4, 1923. Dropped February 14, 1925 at Father's request. Died November 8, 1929 in automobile accident.
Boney, James Green (1880)  -Born: June 30, 1860 in Clinton Mississippi. Matriculated: September 5, 1876.Dismissed April 30, 1877. Career: Cottom planter and level contractor. Died: August 21, 1899.
Boney, Richard Kinsey (1878)  -Born: October 19, 1858. Matriculated: September 22, 1874 from Madison Parish, LA. Graduated July 2, 1878. Military record: Colonel LA National Guard. Died February 22, 1937 at Tallulah, LA.
Boney, Richard Seaborn (1875)  -Matriculated on June 26, 1871. Resigned after one and a half years. Career: Bookkeeper for a saw mill. Died in January, 1896 in Camden, AK.
Boney, William Beatty (1875)  -Matriculated on June 26, 1871. Resigned after two months. Died on March 7, 1939 at Stamps, AK.
Bonham, James (1873)  -Born: May 25, 1853. Matriculated September 25, 1869 from Edgefield, SC. Graduated July 4, 1873. Career: Asst. Professor University of Georgia, Lawyer. Died February 9, 1883.
Bonimo, John Julian (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bonner, Willis (1864)  -Willis Bonner, Class of 1864: Born- September 17, 1843. Matriculated from LaMotte, La. At VMI for 8 months. Military Record: Left on guard at VMI in April, 1861. Resigned from school on April 30, 1861. Enlisted for 1 year on May 21, 1861, at Alexandria, Va. Private, Co. K, 6th Va. Cavalry. Sick in hospital in Lynchburg, Va. July to August, 1863. Detailed November-December, 1863, as courier for Brigadier General L. L. Lomax. Killed in Action. Died- May 7, 1864, killed in action near Spotsylvania Court House.
Bonney, Frederick Prieur (1922)  -Born: July 9, 1901. Matriculated on September 2, 1918 from Norfolk, VA. Graduated June 21, 1922. Career: Vice President of D. Humphreys and Son Inc.Died: December 19, 1989.
Bonney, George Woodrow (1936)  -Born February 1, 1914. Matriculated on September 5, 1932 from Norfolk, VA. Dropped September 7, 1933. Died: May 3, 1975.
Bonney, Herman Lankford (1941)  -contact Archives
Bonnycastle, Henry Churchill (1895)  -Born June 4, 1872. Matriculated on September 10, 1891 from Louisville, KY. Resigned January 17, 1893. World War I Record: Colonel,Infantry U.S. Army. Died: December 31, 1933.
Bonsal, Hall Pleasants (1921)  -Born: June 6, 1900. Matriculated on January 212, 1918 from Baltimore, MD. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army. Career: Salesman. Died: May 3, 1942.
Boogher, Arnold (1928)  -Born: May 21, 1908. Matriculated on September, 9, 1924 from St. Louis, MO. Graduated June 13, 1928. Died on 3/8/79.
Booker, Armistead Page (1936)  -Born: June 23, 1914. Matriculated on September 5, 1932 form New Castle DE. Graduated: June 17, 1936.
Booker, Garnett Yelverton (1862)  -Garnett Yelverton Booker, Class of 1862: Born- March 31, 1843. Matriculated from Lynchburg, Va. At VMI 3 years. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond during Spring, 1861. Applied January 29, 1862, for Lt. in Engineers with a weak recommendation from Superintendent Francis Smith that he was a graduate of VMI "and as such is respectfully commended to the consideration of the Secretary of War". His application was filed. Enlisted for war on May 12, 1862, at Lynchburg, Va, as a Private with Co. A, 13th Battalion Va. Light Artillery (Capt. G. G. Otey '55 Battery; Capt. D. N. Walker's Battery). Sick in hospital on Nov. 1862. Assigned to Co. B, 1st Engineers on Jan. 26, 1864, as a Sgt. Wounded in Action (foot) in June, 1864. In Lynchburg Hospital in Sep., 1864, with fever. Post War Career: Merchant, Railroader. Died- November 22, 1903.
Booker, Hunter Russell (1922)  -Born: February 4, 1889. Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Hampton, VA. Dropped December 10, 1918. Died in 1933.
Booker, Lewis (1939)  -Born on January 27, 1917. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from New Castle, Deleware. Graduated on June 14, 1939. Died on February 11, 1990.
Booker, Philip Woodfin (1905)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1902 from Hampton, VA. Graduated on june 21, 1908. World War I Record: Colonel, Field Artillery, U.S. Army.
Booker, Phillip Jerry (1945)  -contact Archives
Booker, Richard Carr Woodfin (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Ft. Bragg, NC. Dropped on June 13, 1928. Died on October 4, 1933 in an airplane crash.
Booker Jr, Elliott Read (1932)  -Born: July 19, 1909. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Farmville, VA. Dropped June 17, 1929.
Booker, Jr, Fletcher Clement (1941)  -contact Archives
Boone, Jay Dickerson (1941)  -contact Archives
Boord, William Raymond (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bootay, Walter Neilson (1904)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1900 from Brooklyn, NY. Dropped September 17, 1900.
Booth, Benjamin Decatur (1868)  -Benjamin Decatur Booth, Class of 1868: Born- April 11, 1847. Matriculated from Petersburg, Va. At VMI for 5 months. Military Record: With Corps in Richmond trenches until it disbanded on April 2, 1864. Post War Record: Merchant. Died- April 19, 1928, in Petersburg, Va. Brother of Booth, SW '67.
Booth, Charles Murray (1911)  -Born on September 13, 1891. Matriculated on September 1, 1906. World War I record: Electrician. In U.S.N.
Booth, Fred Allan (1934)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1930. Dropped on June 11, 1931. Died on January 16, 1980.
Booth, Herbert William (1938)  -Born on September 16, 1915. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from New York, NY. Dropped 9/21/37.
Booth , John Clarke (1927)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1923 from Richmond, VA. Graduated June 15, 1927. Died on March 25, 1974.
Booth, Lance Ernest (1910)  -Born on June 22, 1889. Matriculated on December 6, 1906. Resigned after 2 years. Died on May 3, 1951.
Booth , Richard (1938)  -Born on February 28, 1917. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1938. Died in World War II. Lt. Richard Booth Jr., U.S. Army. Killed in action on May 12, 1945.
Booth, Samuel William (1867)  -Samuel William Booth, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. C. Genealogy: Born- about 1844 Father- Patrick Henry Booth; Mother- Ann Maria Maynard. Pat. Grandfather- Col. Samuel Booth; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Capt. William Maynard; Mat. Grandmother- Virginia Laughton. Married- Ella Kate Somers. No children. Career: Merchant. Died- July 26, 1925; in Petersburg, Va.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Booth, Thomas Boisseau (1860)  -Thomas Boisseau Booth, Class of 1860. Genealogy: Born January 27, 1840, Dinwiddie County, Virginia. Father- Richard Booth. Mother- Judith Cox, born Chesterfield County, Virginia. Marriage- Agnes S. Lyon, daughter of Daniel Lyon of Petersburg, VA, on November 12, 1862. Children- 7 - only 2 were living in 1911- Annie (Mrs. John W. Adams), and E. Heath; names of other five not known. VMI Record: attended for three years, did not graduate. Civil War Record: 3rd Virginia Cavalry, Company I. Career: farmer in Addison, Dinwiddie County, Virginia. Died July 29, 1923, Dinwiddie Co.; buried Blandford Cemetery. He was survived by the two children mentioned above, and one granddaughter (Agnes Parker Booth), also of Addison, VA.
Booth, William Henry (1922)  -Born: December 25, 1902. Matriculated on September 2, 1918 from Shreveport, LA. Graduated on June 21, 1922. Died Nvember 18, 1967.
Booth Jr, Lance Ernest (1935)  -Born: October, 21, 1912. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from New York City, NY. Graduated on June 12, 1935.
Booton, John Roller (1930)  -Matriculated on September 14, 1926 from Luray, Va. Graduated on June 11, 1930. Died in July 17, 1980.
Booton, William (1850)  -William Booton, Class of 1850: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1829. Father- R.C. Booton; Mother- unknown. Grandparents: unknown. Married- Sallie Booton (cousin); 1st child- William Booton; 2 daughters- names unknown. Graduated: July 4, 1850 Career: Civil Engineer; Farmer. Died- Aug. 15, 1862.
Booze, Joseph Matthew (1922)  -See Joseph Matthew Boze.
Borde, Harry John (1913)  -Bron on November 15, 1891. Matriculated on 8/31/09 from California. Dismissed on 9/20/09World War I Record: First Lieutenant, Cavalry, U.S. Army. Promoted Captain, November 13, 1918, but commission revoked on account of Armistice.
Borden, Daniel Yizer (1867)  -Daniel Yizer Borden, Class of 1867: Born- July 25, 1845. Matriculated from Tulip, Arkansas on November 17, 1863. At VMI 2 months. Military Record: Left VMI on January 20, 1864. Unofficial source says he served in 2nd Arkansas Cavalry. No official record of post VMI service found. Post War Record: Merchant, Court clerk. Lived in Pulaski Co., Ky. Died- April 15, 1916, in Louisville, Ky.
Borden, Edwin Browning (1915)  -Born on February 6, 1895. Matriculated on September 4, 1911 from Goldsboro, NC. At VMI for 3 years. World War I record: Chief Yeoman. In U.S.N. Died on February 4, 1972.
Borden, Frank Kennon (1909)  -Born on September 30, 1888. Matriculated on September 5, 1905 from Goldsboro, NC. At VMI for 2 years. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 113th Field Artillery, 30th Division, detached to Air Service, 135th Squadron, as Aerial Observer, A.E.F. Died on March 22, 1950.
Borden , Paul L (1938)  -Born on March 7, 1917. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Goldsboro, NC. Dropped on September 12, 1935. Military Record: 1Lt., Weapons Section. Inf., Co. M., 309 Regt., 78th Div., First Army. Died in World War II. 1Lt. Paul L. Borden Jr., U.S Army. Killed in action in Germany on Feb. 5, 1945.
Borden, Paul Lambert (1904)  -Born on May 18, 1882. Matriculated on September 6, 1900 form Goldsboro, NC. Resigned after 2 years and 3 months. Died: July 26, 1946.
Borden, Thomas Fuller (1918)  -Born: November 20, 1897. Matriculated: 9/9/1914 from Goldsboro, NC. At VMI for 5 months. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Coast Artillery, U.S. Army.
Bordner, Richard Jerome (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bordner, William Augustus (1931)  -Born on September 23, 1909. Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from Brookston, Indiana. Dropped at parent's request on September 23, 1927.
Borelli, Bernard William (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Borland, Ramsay (1902)  -Born on August 28, 1883. Matriculated on September 1, 1898 from Norfolk, VA. Dropped on July 1, 1899. Died on April 7, 1939 in Norfolk, VA.
Borland, Thomas Roscius (1924)  -Matriculated on 9/10/1920 from Norfolk, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1924. Career: Civil Engineer. Died on June 21, 1936 in Amarillo, TX.
Borland, Jr., Euclid (1864MS)  -Euclid Borland, Jr. Class of 1864MS. Born- 7 February 1844 in Marshall County, MS. Matriculated from Plaquemines Parish, LA. At VMI 6 weeks. Military Record: Enlisted on 2 August (some records show 21 August) 1861 at Bethlehem Church for one year as Sgt, Company E, 6th Virginia. Color Sgt 1862. Especially distinguished for gallantry at Malvern Hill and Second Manassas (Wounded in action in both battles and four other times). Promoted to 2nd Lt for "gallant and distinguished service" on 16 June 1863. Unofficial source says he captured the flag of the 7th New Jersey on 22 June 1864. Paroled at Appomattox. Post War Career: Sugar planter; Cotton merchant; Public official. Helped re-establish Democrat rule in Louisiana in the 1870s. On the Board of Directors for the R.E. Lee Monumental Association of New Orleans, Louisiana in the 1880s. In the late 1880s he was a representative of the Orleans Parish in the Louisiana House of Representatives. He was the City Treasurer of New Orleans, Louisiana in 1896. Died- September 1896 in Norfolk, VA. He is buried in Mefreesboro, TN.
Bornefeld, Herman Arthur (1903)  -Born: September 4, 1883. Matriculated on September2, 1899 from Galveston, TX. At VMI for 2 years. Career: steamship agent. Died on June 1, 1948.
Borrowe, Edward Mesreau (1928)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1924 from Plainfield, NJ. Dropped on June 18, 1925.
Borton, Frederick Eugene (1946)  -contact Archives
Bortz, Harold Edward (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Boscia, Salvatore Joseph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Boselly, Chester Irving (1907)  -Born on March 15, 1886. Matriculated on September 2, 1903. Career: Sales manager. Died on September 13, 1903.
Bosley, John Robert (1895)  -Born on November 8, 1876. Matriculated on September 7, 1891 from Baltimore, MD. Resigned on February 19, 1892. World War I Record: Colonel, Medical Corps, U.S. Army, Retired after War. Died January 8, 1920.
Bosley, Thomas Richard (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Boston, Fontaine Chesterfield (1859)  -Fontaine Chesterfield Boston, Class of 1859. Born- 8 November 1839. Matriculated from Fluvanna County, VA. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Joined Company I, 5th Virginia Cavalry on 9 May 1861. Elected 2nd Lt on 2 May 1862. Captured 17 June 1863 at Aldie. Held at Old Capitol Prison, DC; Johnson's Island, OH; Point Lookout, MD. Exchanged on 10 March 1864. Captured in Hanover County on 11 May 1864. Held at Fort Delaware, DE. Released on oath 4 June 1865. Post War Career: Farmer Died- 21 April 1871.
Boston, John Armistead (1946)  -contact Archives
Bostwick, William Cowan (1946)  -contact Archives
Boswell, Thomas Steptoe (1871)  -Born in 1850. Matriculated on September 4, 1867 from Pinesville, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1871. Career: Engineer. Died: March 7, 1934.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bosworth, James Champe (1922)  -Born on December 31, 1900. Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Brownsburg, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Career: with Liggett and Myers Tobacco Co., Washington D.C. Died on July 28, 1960.
Bosworth, John Woodbridge (1857)  -John Woodbridge Bosworth, Class of 1857: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 3, 1836, in Beverly, Randolph Co., WVa. Father- Dr. Squier Bosworth; Mother- Hannah Buckey. Pat. Grandfather- Joshua Bosworth; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Martha E. Dold; one child- Annie M. Williams. Matriculated: July 30, 1853 from VA. Graduated on July 4, 1857. Military Record- Civil War; Lt., 31st Va. Infantry, Co. H, C.S.A. Career: Physician. Died- Jan. 4, 1836, in Philippi, WVa.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bott, James Arthur (1936)  -Born on December 18, 1917. Matriculated on September 5, 1932 from VA. Graduated on June 17, 1936.
Botts, Lawson (1844)  -Lawson Botts, Class of 1844. Lawson Botts was a Confederate officer who served with the 2nd Virginia Infantry Regiment. He was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia in 1825, the son of Thomas Hutchinson Botts and Anne Carter Willis. Botts entered the Virginia Military Institute in 1841 and spent two years at VMI, resigning before graduation because of his father's ill health. He subsequently studied law and established a practice in Charles Town, [West] Virginia prior to the Civil War. In 1859, he served as one of the lawyers assigned to defend the abolitionist John Brown. Botts married Elizabeth Bibb Ranson (1829-1909) in January 1851. The couple four sons (Thomas, James, Lawson, Robert), and one daughter who died in infancy. In 1859 Botts became Captain of a volunteer company known as the "Botts Grays." When the Civil War began, this unit entered the service of Virginia as Company G, 2nd Virginia Infantry Regiment, one of the units that comprised the famous Stonewall Brigade. Botts was commissioned Major in June 1861 and became Colonel in June 1862. He was praised for his conduct during several battles, including First Kernstown, First Winchester, Gaines's Mill, and Cedar Mountain. He was mortally wounded in action at 2nd Manassas on 28 August 1862 and died on 11 September. Botts is buried at Zion Episcopal Church Cemetery, Charles Town, WV. His half-brother, Walter Browne Botts, was a member of the Class of 1854; his father, Thomas H. Botts, served on the VMI Board of Visitors from 1839-1845.   Web resource
Botts, Thomas Hutchinson (Board of Visitors)  -Gen. Thomas H. Botts of Fredericksburg. Member Board of Visitors 1839-1845. Two of his sons attended VMI: Lawson (Class of 1844) and Walter (Class of 1854).
Botts, Walter Browne (1854)  -Walter Browne Botts, Class of 1854. Genealogy: Born September 7, 1835, Fredericksburg, VA. Father- Thomas H. Botts (b. 1800 d. 1854); Mother- Mary S. Stone (b. 1804, m. 1828, d. 1857; Thomas's second wife); paternal grandfather- Benjamin Alexander Botts; maternal grandparents- William S. Stone (d. 1827) and Millie Richards (d. 1830). VMI Record: Entered VMI on August 27, 1851 and grdauted in July 1854, standing 6th out of 14 graduates. Marriage: Martha Elizabeth McIlhenny, on September 4, 1860. Children- 11; 7 living in 1909, including 1. Mattie (m. David Rice, Houston, TX) 2. Mec 3. Hester (m. Thomas Arthur Cargill, Houston, TX) 4. Walter 5. Eva (m. J. M. Henderson, Dallas TX), 6. Thomas 7. Anna Waldo (m. C. P. Reid, New York City). Career: Lawyer. He came to Houston, Texas in 1858 and formed a partnership with Judge Peter Gray. Military Record, Civil War: Lt. Col., 5th Texas Infantry Regiment; wounded in action at Seven Pines; resigned 13 July 1862 (effects of wound and pneumonia). Death: March 7, 1894, Houston, Texas. Buried: Glenwood Cemetery, Houston. Grave location: Section E. Lot 14, near the middle of West Ave. Other information: His half-brother, Lawson Botts, was a member of the Class of 1844; his father, Thomas H. Botts, served on the VMI Board of Visitors from 1839-1845.  photo.gif (154 bytes)   Web resource
Botts, William Meade (1912)  -Born on January 10, 1891. Matriculated on August 31, 1909 from Roanoke, VA. Dropped 12/21/09. Career: Ass't. Dist. Mgr. Liberty Mutual Insurance Co, Richmond, VA.
Bougere, Horace Pierre (1883)  -Born on October 17, 1861. Matriculated on August 21, 1879 from LA. Cadet for four years, but did not graduate. Career: Sugar planter, stock farmer for 22 years. Died on January 17, 1919.
Boughton, George W. (1912)  -Matriculated on October 1, 1908 from Washingotn DC. Dropped on March 23, 1909.
Bouknight, Edwin James (1873)  -Born in 1857. Matriculated on August 4, 1869 from South Carolina. At VMI for three and a half months.
Bouldin, Powhatan (1852)  -Powhatan Bouldin; Class of 1852. Genealogy: Born- May 24, 1830, in Charlotte Co., Va. Father- James Wood Bouldin; Mother- Almiria Read. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Clement Read; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Ella Claiborne Fuqua; 1st child- James Bouldin; 2nd- William Bouldin; 3rd- Powhatan Bouldin; 4th- Edwin Bouldin; 5th- Ella Bouldin; 6th- Lou Bouldin. Matriculated: November 7, 1848. At VMI for two years. Military Record- Civil War; Pvt., Charlotte Cavalry, C.S.A. Career: Lawyer, Journalist. Died- March 08, 1907, in Danville, Va.
Bouldin, Robert William (1926)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Huntington, WV. At VMI for four years but did not graduate.
Bouldin, Thomas Vanderford (1921)  -Born on May 29, 1900. Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Greensboro, NC. At VMI for one year and two months. World War I record: U.S.M.A. till close of War. Died on May 2, 1921
Bouldin, Wood (1903)  -Born on April 18, 1881. Matriculated on September 3, 1900 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on June 23, 1903. Died on November 6, 1934.
Bounds, Carroll Jordan (1943)  -contact Archives
Bours, Reginald Weller (1897)  -Born on January 14, 1876. Matriculated on September 6, 1893 from Jacksonville, FL. At VMI for 2 years. Died on June 13, 1930: buried in Jacksonville, FL.
Boush, John Leland (1885)  -Born on July 6, 1864. Matriculated on August 24, 1881 from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Career: Principal of Robert E. Lee school, Norfolk, VA. Died on July 28, 1920 in Norfolk, VA.
Bow, George Y.S. (1914)  -Matriculated on 9/9/12. Resigned on 9/23/12.
Bowden, Bruce (1944)  -contact Archives
Bowden, Ripley Elkin (1922)  -Matriculated on January 3, 1919 from Louisville, KY. Cadet for one and a half years.
Bowe, Nathaniel Crenshaw (1868)  -Nathaniel Crenshaw Bowe, Class of 1868: Genealogy: Born- Sept. ?, 1848 in at Magnolia, Henrico Co. Va. Father- Nathaniel Fleming Bowe of Hanover Co. Va.; Mother- Elizabeth Ann Crenshaw of Richmond, Va. Pat. Grandfather- Hector Bowe; Pat. Grandmother Virginia Selden, both of Hanover Co. Va. No information on Mat. Grandparents. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Dec. 24, 1864; Died in 1865 (see below) Civil War Record: Enlisted Apr. 16, 1864 as Private for Co. E, 3rd Battalion (later Regiment) Va. Local Defence Troops; Discharged July 10, 1864 to enter VMI, but still served with the Corps of Cadets in the trenches in Richmond, Va. until 1865. Died- Aug. ?, 1865 from disease contracted in military service. Some sources say cause of death was from wounds received at Petersburg.
Bowe, William Fairbanks (1910)  -Born: April 8, 1891. Matriculated: September 12, 1906 from Augusta, GA Graduated: June 22, 1910. World War I Record: Captain, Engineers, A.E.F. Commisioned 2nd Lieutenant Engineers U.S.R. September, 25, 1917; sailed for France in three months; stationed at General Intermediate Storage Depot, which he aided in constructing, at Gievres during entire service overseas. Promoted to First Lieutenant. Promoted to Captain, Engineers. Returned to the U.S. January 25, 1919, honourably discharged. Died: March 15, 1954.
Bowen, Brian Howard Mason (1943)  -contact Archives
Bowen , Charles Hay (1938)  -Born on February 29, 1916. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Remingotn, VA. Dropped November 8, 1934.
Bowen, Gerald Russell (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bowen, Henry Clay (1867)  -Henry Clay Bowen, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. A. Genealogy: Born- April 3, 1846, in Fauquier Co., Va. Father- William A. Bowen; Mother- Ellen Dade Fitzhugh. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Georgia Carmichael Rothrock, December 1869. Children- 1st: Mamie; 2nd: Champ Taliaferro; 3rd: Ellen Fitzhugh; 4th: Ella C.; 5th: William T. Bowen; 6th: Henry M. Bowen; 7th: Georgia C.; 8th: Charles H. Bowen; 9th: John McGill Bowen. Matriculated: February 17, 1864 from Albemarle County, VA. Career: Farmer- Lumber Dealer. Died- March 5, 1928, at University Hospital in Charlottesville, Va. Buried in Remington, Va.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bowen, James Pollard (1866)  -James Pollard Bowen, Class of 1866. Born- 18 December 1844. Matriculated from Ninevah. At VMI 1 year, 5 months. Military Record: Resigned 29 January 1864 to enlist as Pvt, Col J.S. Mosby's Regiment Virginia Cavalry (43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry). Captured 9 June 1864 in Loudoun Co, VA. Held at Wheeling, WV and Camp Chase, OH. Released 6 June 1865. Post War Career: Cotton Compress Business. After the war he moved to Galveston, TX. He was the Secretary of Buffalo Bayou Company in Houston, TX. Episcopalian. Brother of Bowen, WB Class of 1867 and nephew of Bowen, W Class of 1843. Died- 11 May 1924.
Bowen, Samuel Bispham (1903)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1899 from Germantown, PA. Resigned October 16, 1899.
Bowen, Thales (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bowen, Walter (1843)  -Walter Bowen, Class of 1843. b. 1821 Warren Co., VA; d. 1881, Winchester, VA. Parents- James Bowen & Harriet M. Wheatley. Married Anna Maria Kerfoot, 1842. Matriculated on July 20, 1840. At VMI for 2 years and 3 months. Military Record: Capt., 7th Virginia Infantry Regt., CSA Careers: insurance business;
Bowen, William Brownley (1867)  -William Brownley Bowen, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. B. Genealogy: Born- June 21, 1846 in Warren Co., Va. Father- Edwin Bowen; Mother- Eliza Frances Johnston. Pat. Grandfather- James Bowen; Pat. Grandmother- Amelia Brown. Mat. Grandfather- John L. Johnston; Mat. Grandmother- Emma Brownley. Married- Emma Louisa Sommerville, on September 13, 1881. Children- 1st: Frances; 2nd: Brownley Baker; 3rd: Edith Cary; 4th: Ada Clarke; 5th: Amy Stanley; 6th: Helen Aby; 7th: Edwin Bowen. Career: Physician. Died- September 2, 1908.
Bower, Charles William (1935)  -Born: November 6, 1914. Matriculated: September 7, 1931 from Norfolk, VA. Dropped January 28, 1933. Died: January 18. 1978.
Bower, William Russell (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bowering, Benjamin (1915)  -Born: August 20, 1894. Matriculated: September 4, 1911 from Fredericksburg, VA. Graduated: June 23, 1915. World War I Record: Captain, Battalion "D", 74th Coast Artillery, A.E.F. Died: November 1, 1952.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bowers, Edwin Ralph (1944)  -contact Archives
Bowers, Glenn Wilson (1935)  -Born on September 23, 1914. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Whiteville, NC.
Bowers, James Shepard (1925)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1921 from Washington, NC. Dismissed after eight and a half months.
Bowers, Joseph Lester (1935)  -Born on March 11, 1912. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Whiteville, NC. Dropped onm January 27, 1932.
Bowers, Jr, George Hubert (1945)  -contact Archives
Bowers, Jr, Victor McKinley (1944)  -contact Archives
Bowie, Philip Fendall (1921)  -Matriculated on September 24, 1917 from White Post, VA. At VMI for one year.
Bowie, Walter (1862)  -Walter Bowie, Class of 1862: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 16, 1843 in Westmorland Co. Father- James Barber Bowie; Mother- Anna Louise Forbes Pat. Grandfather- Walter Bowie Sr.; Pat. Grandmother- Julia H. Spindle Mat. Grandfather- Gordon Forbes; Mat. Grandmother unknown Married- 1st- Mrs. David B. Harris, widow of Gen. Harris; 2nd Eugenia Farley Miller, daughter of John A. Miller and Louise Burke Children- (All from 2nd marriage) 1- Eugenia Farley Bowie; 2- Anna Mary Bowie; 3- Walter Bowie Jr. 4- Evangeline Bowie; 5- Thelma Bowie VMI Record: Entered VMI Aug. 9, 1860; Graduated Dec. 6, 1861 standing 4th in a class of 35. Civil War Service: Served as Drill Master for new cadets at VMI. Enlisted July 14, 1862 as Private in Co. C of 9th Va. Cavalry; Wounded in Action in fall of 1862, Transferred to Confederate States Navy Mar. 1, 1863. Careers: Lieutenant and Asst. Professor of Tactics at VMI 1861-62; Asst. Professor of English at VMI in 1868; Chemist; Merchant Died- Dec. 23, 1909
Bowler, James (1874)  -Matriculated on July 21, 1871 from Covington, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1874. Career: Lawyer, Commonwealth's Attorney, Alleghany County, VA.
Bowles, Aubrey R. (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bowles, Garvin (1922)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1918. Dismissed on June 18, 1920. Died on April 29, 1961.
Bowles, Harvey Ward (1905)  -Born on February 4, 1884. Matriculated on September 2, 1902 form Detroit, MI. Graduated June 21, 1905. Military Record: Lt. Phillipine Constabulary. Died on May 15, 1913.
Bowles, James Cocke (1921)  -Born on February 15, 1899. Matriculated on September 2, 1916 from Columbia, VA. Graduated on June 22, 1921. Died on September 2, 1980.
Bowles, Thomas Therit (1929)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1925 from Clifton Forge, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1929. Died on July 11, 1983.
Bowles, William Boardman (1913)  -Born: July 23, 1901. Matriculated on September 2, 1909 from Salem, VA. Graduated: June 18, 1913. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 19th Field Artillery, 5th Division, A.E.F. Career: Salesman Died: April 7, 1940.
Bowling, B. Winchester (1880)  -Matriculated on January 10, 1877 from New Orleans, LA. Resigned May 24, 1878.
Bowman, Charles William (1921)  -Born: July 4, 1901. Matriculated: September 5, 1917 from Brownsville, PA. Graduated: June 22, 1921. Died: January 21, 1961.
Bowman , Cornelius Preston (1928)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1924 from Staunton, VA. Graduated on June 13, 1928. Died on June 7, 1961.
Bowman, DeWitt Clinton (1922)  -Born on September 30, 1900. Matriculated on September 5, 1917 from Fredericksburg, VA. At VMI for 2 years.
Bowman , Harry Benjamin (1927)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1924 from Larned, Kansas. At VMI for 2 years. Died on April 12, 1939.
Bowman , James Cornelius (1933)  -Born on March 27, 1910. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Wadesboro, NC. At VMI for 1 year.
Bowman, James Perrie (1892)  -Born on December 1, 1869. Matriculated on August 24, 1887 from West Feliciana Parish, LA. At VMI for 1 year and 9 months. Died on March 18, 1965
Bowman, Joe Merrell (1923)  -Matriculated on January 21, 1920 from Quitman, GA. At VMI for 4 months, 15 days.
Bowman, John Webster (1941)  -contact Archives
Bowman, Lee Austin (1945)  -contact Archives
Bowman, Rufus Calvin (1912)  -Born on February 11, 1889. Matriculated on January 27, 1908. At VMI for one and a half years. Died on August 16, 1965.
Bowman, Spencer Merchant (1902)  -Born on March 17, 1878. Matriculated on September 20, 1898 from Carlisle, PA. At VMI for one year.
Bowman, Vaughn Vowinskle (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bowman Jr, Jay K. (1945)  -Died in World War II. Jay K. Bowman, Jr., U.S. Army Air Force. Declared missing in action over Germany on Jan. 19, 1945; declared killed in action on Feb. 5, 1946.
Bowser, Harold Royce (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bowyer, John Preston (1849)  -John Preston Bowyer, Class of 1849: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1829. Father- Henry Morton Bowyer; Mother- Sarah Preston. Pat. Grandfather- John Bowyer; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Hubard. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Never married, no children. Matriculated on July 21, 1845. At VMI for 1 year, 3 months. Military Record: Mexican War. Died- 1849, at sea while in route to California.   Web resource
Bowyer, William McDonald (1868)  -William McDonald Bowyer, Class of 1868. Born- 29 October 1848. Matriculated from Lexington, VA. At VMI 5 months. At Washington College 1866-1868. Military Record: With the Corps in Richmond trenches until it disbanded 2 April 1865. Post War Career: Farmer, Merchant, Public Official. One of the founders of Anson, TX where he served as postmaster. Died- 7 October 1939 in Anson, TX.
Boxley, Abney Saunders (1925)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1921 from Roanoke, VA. Graduated on June 17, 1925. Died on August 9, 1975.
Boxley , Phillip Seddon (1930)  -Matriculated on September 14, 1926 from Orange, VA. Dropped on September 6, 1928.
Boxley Jr, William Clivie (1935)  -Born on March 24, 1912. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Orange, VA. Graduated on June 12, 1935.Died in April 1966.
Boyce, Albert Gallatin (1931)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from Amarillo, TX. Resigned on December 6, 1927.
Boyce, Frank Joyner (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Boyce, Joseph Edgar (1912)  -Born on August 3, 1890. Matriculated on September 12, 1907 from Pine Bluff, AK. At VMI for 2 years.
Boyce, Upton Lawrence (1895)  -Matriculated on September 18, 1891 from Virginia. Resigned on June 10, 1893.
Boyce, William Quincy (1924)  -Born on July 12, 1903. Matriculated on September 1, 1920 from Amarillo, TX. At VMI for 1 year. Died on March 14, 1979.
Boyd, Alfred (1870)  -Born on October 8, 1850. Matriculated on September 7, 1866 from Clarksville, VA. At VMI for 5 months. Died on November 8, 1918 in Brownsville, TN.
Boyd, Austin Pollard (1922)  -Matriculated on October 8, 1918 from Paris, TX. Dropped on October 11, 1918 at father's request.
Boyd, James R. N. (1900)  -Born on June, 24, 1879. Matriculated on August 31, 1897 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1900. Served in U.S. Marine Corps. Died on October 7, 1926.
Boyd, John Strother (1943)  -contact Archives
Boyd, Richard Edmunds (1904)  -Born on July 13, 1882. Matriculated onSeptember 27, 1900 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 3 years. Died on August 22, 1945 in Winchester, VA.
Boyd, Robert Alexander (1863)  -Robert Alexander Boyd, Class of 1863. Genealogy: Born May 2, 1842, Oakley, Mecklenburg Co., Virginia. Parents: Richard Boyd and Lucy Ann Goode. Paternal grandparents: Robert Boyd and Sally Anderson Jones. Maternal grandparents: John Bennett Goode and Pamelia Hendrick. Additional genealogy in our file, available upon request. Education: Attended Randolph Macon College (prior to VMI attendance); Matriculated at VMI on January 9, 1862 and was admitted to the 2nd (Junior) class; graduated July 3, 1863, standing 7 out of 10 graduates. Civil War record: He joined the 1st Regiment of Engineers (Col. T. M. R.Talcott commanding) as the 1st Sergeant of Company D and served until the end of the war. Boyd witnessed the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse, where his unit served as body guards for General Lee. Marriage: To Anna Boisseaux Hatcher on November 15, 1882. Children- 1. Robert Massie Boyd 2. Shelton Goode Boyd 3. Nannie Belle Boyd. Postwar: Farmer in Mecklenburg Co. on his family estate "Egypt." Death: June 24, 1909.   Web resource
Boyd, Robert Watkins (1936)  -Born on August 6, 1913. Matriculated on September 5, 1932. Graduated on June 17, 1936. Died on February 1, 1977.
Boyd , Samuel Hill (1927)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Washington D.C. At VMI for 2 years and 3 months.
Boyd, Thomas Massie (1859)  -Thomas Massie Boyd, Class of 1859: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1838. Father- Henry Curran Boyd; Mother- Juliet Anna Massie. Pat. Grandfather- David Boyd; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Ott Durell. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Massie; Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Waller. Married- on July 20, 1862 Emma Elizabeth Finley, daughter of James Wadlaw Finley of Spring Hill Hempstead Co. Ark. Children- 1- Juliet Virginia Boyd Henry, who married James R. Henry; 2- James Lawrence Boyd who married Edna C. Barlow; 3- Lucy Waller Boyd. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 4, 1854; Resigned Oct. 4, 1855, but reinstated Oct. 10, 1855; Graduated July 4, 1859 standing 29 in a class of 29. Civil War Record: Enlisted May 1, 1861 as Capt. of Co. G, 19th Va. Infantry; unofficial source says he was badly injured in a fall at the 1st Battle of Manassas; often absent, sick; Submitted resignation Feb. 25, 1862; unofficial sources says he was a chaplain for the rest of the War. Careers: Farmer; Presbyterian cleryman. Died- July 19, 1894.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Boyd, Thomas Massie (1905)  -Born on July 16, 1883. Matriculated on October 4, 1900 from Bryant, VA. At VMI for 1 year, 2 months. Died in 1969.
Boyd, Waller Massie (1863)  -Waller Massie Boyd, Class of 1863 (on right in photo; the other cadet ishis cousin Edward B. Goode, Class of 1862). Waller Massie Boyd, Class of 1863. Genealogy: Born- Aug. 21, 1843 in Arkansas. Father- Henry Curran Boyd; Mother- Juliet Anna Massie. Pat. Grandfather- David Boyd; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Ott Durell. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Massie; Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Waller. Married- Carrie A. Yancey on Nov. 30, 1865. Children- 1- Waller Massie Boyd, Jr.; 2-Lucy Elizabeth Boyd; 3- William Tudor Boyd; 4- Carrie Yancey Boyd; 5- Susan Catherine Boyd who married Alexander Hollswell; 6- Mary Garnett Boyd who married Samuel Scott; 7- Virginia Lee Boyd; 8-Thomas Massie Boyd. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 8, 1859; Dismissed June 4, 1860 for neglect of duties and studies and going A.W.O.L. Civil War Record: Enlisted May 1, 1861 in Co. G 19th Va. Infantry; promoted to 1st Lieut. in summer of 1861; sick in hospital several times in late 1861- early 1862; on recruiting service Feb. 1862; Elected Captain Apr. 28, 1862; Praised for bravery at Gaines Mill; Sought commission in Confederate Navy in Oct. 1862; Wounded in Action and captured at Gettysburg July 3, 1863; Held at Fort Delaware, De., Johnson's Island, Oh, and Point Lookout, Md.; Exchanged March 3, 1864; often in command of his regiment 1864-65; promoted to Major Jan. 12, 1865; Captured at Sayler's Creek April 6, 1865; Held at Old Capitol Prison in D.C. and Johnson's Island, Oh. Released on oath July 25, 1865. Careers: Applegrower; Farmer. Died- May 6, 1917.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Boydston, Theodore Wilbur (1864)  -Theodore Wilbur Boydston, Class of 1864: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 1, 1844 in Fairmont, Va. (now W.Va.) Father- Eugene L. Boydston; Mother- Rahama Jackson. Guardian- Oliver Jackson (his uncle) No information about grandparents. Married- Hannah Donley of Mount Morris, Pa. on July 17, 1877. Children- 1- Mrs. Samuel R. Hite (given name unknown); 2- Mrs. H.Channing Moore (given name unknown); 3- Frederick L. Boydston; 4- Mrs. Everett H. Stetson (given name unknown) VMI Record: Entered VMI- April 19, 1861; Resigned May 13, 1861 at his guardian's request. Civil War Record: Enlisted Aug. 20, 1862 as Private in Co. H, 14th WV Infantry (originally 14th Va. USA); Promoted to Sgt. Mar. 12, 1863; moved to Co. K in spring of 1863; promoted to 1st Sgt. Aug. 17, 1863; promoted to regimental Sgt. Major Nov. 3, 1864; promoted to 2nd Lieut. Jan. 16, 1865, but this was later revoked because his company was too small; promoted to 2nd Lieut. March 25, 1865; Mustered out June 27, 1865 at Cumberland, Md. Careers: Printer; farmer. Died- Dec. 27, 1923 in Morgantown, W. Va. at the home of his daughter Mrs. Moore.
Boyer , Donald Palmer (1938)  -Born on October 10, 1915. Matriculated on September 11. 1933 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 15 1938.
Boyer, Duane Alexander (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Boyer, Jacob James (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Boyer, William Preston (1938)  -Born on January 18, 1918. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Orange, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1938.
Boyes, John William (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Boykin, Charles Stuart (1871)  -Born on October 5, 1850. Matriculated on October 23, 1866 from Portland AL. Resigned on January 3, 1870. Career: Lumberman, Real Estate, Broker. Died on February 5, 1905 in Mineral Mills, TX.
Boykin, Clarence Urquhart (1927)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1923 from Emporia, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1927. Employed by DuPont. Died on February 27, 1961.
Boykin, Francis M. (Board of Visitors)  -Gen Francis M. Boykin of Isle of Wight Co., Member Board of Visitors 1852-55; President 1852-1854; physician; planter; House of Delegates 1847-51; Senate 1852-53; General of VA Militia; Died 1863; aged 57.
Boykin, Francis Marshall (1856)  -Francis Marshall Boykin was born in Isle of Wight County, Virginia on March 1, 1837. His ancestors fought in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, and his father, General Francis M. Boykin, was a member of the Virginia Senate. His mother was Hester Ann Briggs of Nansemond County, Virginia. Boykin entered the Virginia Military Institute in July 1853 and graduated in 1856. He engaged in teaching until 1861. During the Civil War, he served as a Lt. Colonel in the 31st Virginia Infantry Regiment. Boykin served throughout the war and was briefly imprisoned at Johnson's Island. After the war, he was in the tobacco business in Richmond, Virginia. Boykin married Ellen Burton George in 1870, and they had three children (Hamilton, Anna, Ellen). He died on May 5, 1906 in Richmond.   photo.gif (154 bytes)   Web resource
Boykin, Henley Pretlow (1912)  -Born: June 1, 1891. Matriculated: September 2, 1909 from Suffolk, VA. Graduated: June 20, 1912. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army. Assigned as Aide to Major E.W. Nichols, Engineers, at V.M.I. Career: Associate Professor at VMI. Died: December 4, 1967.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Boykin, John Claude (1928)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1924 from Emporia, VA. At VMI for 1 month, 25 days. Career: Lumber. Died on October 22, 1968.
Boykin, Maury Wood (1917)  -Born on November 25, 1893. Matriculated on September 5, 1912 from Norfolk, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1917. Career: Teacher World War I record: Lieutenant, Assistant Paymaster, U.S. Navy Died on April 11, 1984.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Boykin, Nathaniel Young (1904)  -Born on January 28, 1884. Matriculated on September 1, 1900 from Smithfield, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Career: Railroad engineering and construction. Died on November 2, 1909.
Boykin, Richard Simon (1915)  -Born on September 23, 1895. Matriculated on September 3, 1912 from Suffolk, VA. Graduated on June 23, 1915. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 31st Infantry, A.E.F.(Siberia as late as February, 1920.)Died on February 14, 1951.
Boykin, Robert Stanley (1912)  -Born on January 8, 1892. Matriculated on September 3, 1908 from Wilson, NC. At VMI for one and a half years. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, Intelligence Officer, 52nd (Regular) Infantry, 6th Division, A.E.F. Died on January 10, 1932.
Boykin, William M. (1896)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1892 from Baltimore, MD. Resigned on June 15, 1894.
Boylan, Rufus Tucker (1910)  -Born on August 25, 1886. Matriculated on September 5, 1905 from Raleigh, NC. At VMI for two years. World War I record: Corporal, M.G. Co., 199th Infantry, 60th Brigade, 30th Division, American Expeditionary Forces. Died on July 17, 1940.
Boylan, William James (1909)  -Born on July 25, 1885. Matriculated on September 11, 1905 from Raleigh, NC. Resigned on March 12, 1906 due to ill health. Died on July 15, 1906.
Boyle, John Jackson (1945)  -contact Archives
Boyle, John Thomas (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Boynton, Paul White (1919)  -Born on November 5, 1898. Matriculated on November 1, 1915 from Ithica, NY. At VMI for 1 year. World War I record: Enlisted in Royal Cnadian Horse Artillery, but later discharged because under age. Died on July 27, 1965.
Boze, Joseph Matthew (1922)  -Formally Joseph Matthew Booze. Born on April 22, 1902. Matriculated on September 4, 1918 from Roanoke, LA. Graduated on June 21, 1922. Died on March 29, 1979.
Bozel, William Herbert (1933)  -Born on March 19, 1911. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Petersburg, VA. Worked with Solvay Process Company, Hopewell, VA. Died on August 9, 1952.
Bozzo, Joseph Francis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brabson, Samuel Millar (1914)  -Born on March 18, 1893. Matriculated on September 1, 1910 from Greeneville, TN. Dropped on October 30, 1911. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, Infantry, U.S. Army. Retiered Colonel, U.S. Army. Died on December 18, 1951 in Pheonix, AZ.
Brackin, Samuel Ector (1872)  -Born on April 4, 1849. Matriculated on September 10, 1867 from Sommerville, TN. Dropped on September 4, 1869 with guardian's consent. Worked as a merchant. Died on June 10, 1881 in Somerville, TN.
Bradbury, Eugene (1896)  -Born on September 22, 1874. Matriculated on September 2, 1892 from Arlington, VA. Resigned on June 29, 1893. World War I Record: Major, 5th Engineers, Constuction Division, U.S. Army.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bradford, Edmond Braxton (1941)  -contact Archives
Bradford, John (1870)  -John Bradford, Class of 1870: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 17, 1850 in Baltimore, Md. Father- John Bradford; Mother- Mary Armistead. Pat. Grandparents unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Col. George Armistead; Mat. Grandmother- Louisa Hughes. Married- Anna Swanson in 1884. Children- 1- Mary A. Bradford; 2- John Bradford; 3- Gordon A. Bradford; 4- Adolph Bradford; 5- Lewis A. Bradford; 6- Fleur de Lis Bradford; 7- Christopher H. Bradford; 8- Virginia Bradford; 9- Robert L. Bradford; 10- William Rupert Bradford; 11- Mrs. Anna Bradford Bassett; 12- August Bradford. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 11, 1866; Sept. 6, 1867- was being ostracised by other cadets for being a Yankee and being untidy- court of inquiry found no fault on his part; Dismissed Oct. 29, 1867 for general neglect of duties and excess demerits. Careers: Farmer; Raiser of thourbred horses and trotters. Died- Date unknown.
Bradford, John Richard (1918)  -John Richard Bradford, Class of 1918. Genealogy: Born at Tallahassee, Florida on October 7, 1899. Father- John Taylor Bradford, Tallahassee, FL; Mother- Ida Henley Brooks of Marion, Alabama; Paternal grandparents- John Richard Bradford (Florida) and Nancy Taylor (North Carolina); Maternal grandparents- William Brooks (South Carolina) and Anne E. Terrell (Alabama). Brother of William B. Bradford, VMI Class of 1916; sisters' names Irita and Margaret. Education/VMI Record: Before entering VMI he was a student at the Fishburne Military Academy in Waynesboro, VA (a military high school). Entered VMI in the fall of 1914 and his degree was granted in 1918, on the basis of work completed before he left VMI early (resigned December 27, 1917) to enlist in the Army. Military record (World War I): Enlisted as private; in April 1918 transferred to Love Field, Dallas, Texas for flight training and graduated as a pilot with a commission as 2nd Lieut; subsequently assigned to Langley Field, Hampton, Virginia where he was involved in training aerial photographers and aerial mapping; discharged October 15, 1919. Marriage: Daisy Bullard, November 30, 1918 at the bride's home in Tampa, FL; they had two children. Career: banking; automobile business. Death: October 1, 1926 near Tampa, Florida, in a car accident.
Bradford, Samuel Sydney (1914)  -Samuel Sydney Bradford, Jr. Class of 1914. Genealogy: Born- April 2, 1894 nead Fredericksburg, Va. Father- Samuel Sidney Bradford; Mother- Katherine Spottswood Braxton. No information on grandparents. Married- Marion deSaussore Northrop, daughter of Howard Gould Northrop. Children- Edmund Braxton Bradford. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 3, 1910; Graduated June 26, 1914 standing 32nd in a class of 61. Careers: Westinghouse E&M Co. in Pittsburg, Pa.; Vice President of Potomac Edison Company in Hagerstown, Md. Died- Jan. 23, 1959.
Bradford, Samuel Sydney (1945)  -contact Archives
Bradford, Thomas Richey (1946)  -contact Archives
Bradford, William Ashton (1884)  -William Ashton Bradford, Class of 1884: Genealogy: Born- Nov. [?],1864 in Abingdon Co. Va. Father- Major William Ashton Bradford; Mother- Amelia Wilcox. No information on grandparents. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 6, 1880; Left after one year. Careers: President of Wisconsin Central Railway; most distinguished railroad man. Died- Dec. 22, 1934.
Bradford, William Brooks (1916)  -William Brooks Bradford, Class of 1916. Genealogy: Born at Tallahassee, Florida on March 15, 1896. Father- John Taylor Bradford, Tallahassee, FL; Mother- Ida Henley Brooks of Marion, Alabama; Paternal grandparents- John Richard Bradford (Florida) and Nancy Taylor (North Carolina); Maternal grandparents- William Brooks (South Carolina) and Anne E. Terrell (Alabama). Brother of John Richard Bradford, VMI Class of 1918; sisters' names Irita and Margaret. Education/VMI Record: Entered VMI in 1914 and graduated in 1916. Career: United States Army Officer, 1917-1953, rising to the rank of Major General. As a member of the Army Equestrian Team, he participated in the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam, the 1932 Games in Los Angeles, and was Captain of the team in at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany. During World War II he served with distinction in the Pacific Theater; post-war was Commander of the U.S. Forces in Trieste, Italy; retired 1953. Marriage: Lois Mowry; children- Anne. Died at Rome, Italy, January 14, 1965; buried Arlington National Cemetery.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bradle, Herbert Jack (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bradley, Andrew Hayes (1874)  -Born in July 1852. Matriculated on September 3, 1870 from Huntsville, AL. Graduated on July 4, 1874. Worked as a cotton planter. Died in 1897.
Bradley, Randolph (1864)  -Randolph Bradley, Class of 1864. Born- 22 August 1844 in Page County. Matriculated from Belle Air, MO. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond, Spring 1861. Resigned from VMI 14 June 1861 and started for Missouri to join Confederate States forces there. Returned to Virginia. Wrote Secretary of War 7 September 1861 applying for lieutenancy and asking for assignment to Missouri. Enlisted at Marion 24 September 1861 for one year as Pvt, Company D, 4th Virginia. Elected 2nd Lt, Company B, 14th Louisiana and on 24 December 1861 discharged from 4th Virginia. Acting adjutant for Brig Gen R.A. Pryor. Greatly distinguished at Williamsburg 5 May 1862 where he was slightly wounded in action. Made Capt, Company D, on 1 June. Mortally wounded in action on 27 June 1862 at Gaines's Mill. Died- 28 June 1862. (Some sources say killed in action on 27 June 1862). Buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA.
Bradley, William Maxwell (1925)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1920 from Rocky Mount, NC. Dismissed on December 7, 1921. Died on October 3, 1967.
Bradshaw, William J. (1916)  -Matriculated on September 12, 1912 from Dublin, VA. Resigned on October 19, 1912 due to ill health.
Brady, Charles Augustus (1872)  -Born on May 29, 1850. Matriculated on August 17, 1868 from Rockbridge County, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1872. Worked as a Civil Engineer, Farmer. Died on April 21, 1911.
Brady, Fred Charles (1934)  -Born on December 19, 1912. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Chaleroi, PA. Graduated on June 13, 1934. Died on Septemebr 10, 1976.
Brady, John Parkhurst (1879)  -Born in April 1859. Matriculated on July 15, 1875 from Baltimore, MD. Resigned on February 12, 1877. Died in 1877.
Brady, Rufus Holland (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bragg, Daniel Willson (1864MS)  -Daniel Willson Bragg, Class of 1864 MS. Born- 22 August 1844. Matriculated : June 12, 1861 from Petersburg, VA. At VMI 3 weeks. Military Record: Enlisted 29 August 1862 at Petersburg as Pvt, Company B, 13th Virginia. Present for duty to 1 November 1864, then AWOL. Paroled in Petersburg. Post War Career: Tobacconist. Died- 7 May 1887 in Petersburg.
Bragg, Shirley (1875)  -Born on November 3, 1853. Matriculated on August 12, 1871 from Mobile, AL. Dismissed on April 22, 1872. Worked as a physician. Died on November 13, 1908.
Braim, Paul Francis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bramble, Albert Lester (1924)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1920 from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for one year. Died on February 1, 1979.
Bramblet, W. L. (1891)  -Matriculated on September 22, 1887 from Carlisle, KY. At VMI for one year.
Brame, Terrell Alexander (1923)  -Matriculated on September 22, 1919 from Jackson, Mississippi. Graduated on June 13, 1923. Died in June, 1940. Buried in Jackson, Mississippi.
Branaman, James Artemus (1940)  -contact Archives
Brancato, Benjamin Angelo (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Branch, Alpheus (1919)  -Born on December 21, 1897. Matriculated on September 8, 1915 from Wilson, NC. Graduatedon June 18, 1919. Died on January 16, 1938.
Branch, Carter Wheelwright (1879)  -Born on August 13, 1858. Matriculated on September 7, 1875 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 1 year and 3 months. Career: Banker. Died on April 3, 1911.
Branch, Melville Irby (1868)  -Melville Irby Branch, Class of 1868: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 18, 1847 in Petersburg, Va. Father- Thomas Branch; Mother- Sarah Reade. Pat. Grandfather- Thomas Branch; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Pattison. Mat. Grandfather- John Blythe Reade; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Susan Wilhelmina Steiner of Ohio. Children- 1- Melville C. Branch; 2- Steiner Branch; 3- Henry S. Branch. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 30, 1865; Graduated- July 3, 1868 standing 11th in a class of 11. Military Record: Fought with the VMI Corps of Cadets in the trenches at Richmond, Va from Jan.- April, 1865. Careers: Farmer; Populist representative in Columbia, Ga. in Georgia State House of Representatives, 1892-97. Died- Dec. 21, 1930 in Berzelia, Ga. Buried at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Va.
Branch, William A. B. (1868)  -William Augustus Blount Branch, Class of 1868. Born- 26 February 1847 in Tallahassee, FL. Only son of Confederate States Brig Gen L.O'B. Branch. Matriculated from Raleigh, NC. At VMI 5 months. At UNC 1863-1864. Military Record: With Corps in Richmond trenches until it disbanded 2 April 1865. Courier for Maj Gen R.F. Hoke. Surrendered in North Carolina. (Unofficial source lists as Lt, Aide-de-Camp). Post War Career: Planter, Public Official. Studied law but never practiced. Married Eliza Blount (a cousin). He was a Democrat Representative of the 1st District of North Carolina in the US House of Representatives from 1891-1895. Representative of Beufort County in the North Carolina House of Representatives in 1905. Episcopalian. Died- 18 November 1910. Buried in Oakdale Cemetery, Washington, NC.
Branch, William Addison (1865)  -William Addison Branch, Class of 1865. Born- 26 April 1845. Matriculated from Petersburg, VA. At VMI 2 and 1/2 months. Military Record: Left VMI to join brother's artillery company. Enlisted for war on 1 September 1863 at Petersburg as a Pvt, Capt R.G. Pegram's Company, Virginia Light Artillery (Capt J.R. Branch's Company). When temporary artillery battalion was organized he was detailed as battalion adjutant. Efforts to promote him to 2nd Lt unsuccessful because of temporary status of battalion. On roll paroled POWs, Richmond, April-May 1865. Post War Career: Farmer. In West Virginia 1865-1870, in Georgia 1870-1877. Died- November 1880 in California.
Brand, Edward Cabell (1944)  -contact Archives
Brand, William Fitzgerald (1913)  -Born on July 27, 1890. Matriculated on September 7, 1909 from Salem, VA. At VMI for 1 year and 5 months. Died on December 6, 1972.
Brand , William Fitzgerald (1939)  -Born on January 10, 1919. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Salem, VA. Graduated on June 14, 1939.
Brandau, Robert Richards (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brander, William Walke (1887)  -William Walke Brander, Class of 1887. Genealogy: Born Richmond, Virginia, July 14, 1867. Father-Thomas Alexander Brander, b. Richmond, VA; Mother-Elizabeth Walke, b. Richmond, VA; Paternal grandfather-Alexander C. Brander; Paternal grandmother-Louisa Harris; Maternal grandfather-Lewis Walke; Maternal grandmother-Mary Baker. Marriage: never married, no issue. VMI Record: Matriculated 1883, graduated 1887. After graduating from VMI, Brander attended the Virginia Theological Seminary, becoming a Deacon in 1891 & a priest in 1892. He served as an Episcopal clergyman in Virginia and Maryland until he was commissioned a Chaplain in the United States Army in 1901. He served in California, Texas, New Jersey, the Philippines, Cuba & New Mexico, resigning his commission in 1920. Rev. Brander served in numerous counties in Virginia and was the assistant minister at St. James Episcopal Church in Richmond, Va. from 1925 to 1928. William Walke Brander died Feb. 5, 1941 at the age of 73; buried Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Brandinger, Jay Jerome (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brandon, Morris (1925)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1921 from Atlanta, GA. Graduated on June 17, 1925. Died on June 3, 1962.
Brandon, Richard Clayton (1925)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1921 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on October 4, 1923.
Brandow, Jr, Edward Carpenter (1944)  -contact Archives
Brandt, Jackson (1915)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1908 from Baltimore, MD. At VMI for 3 years, 5 months.
Branham, Dudley Isom (1895)  -Born on July 5, 1874. Matriculated on August 29, 1891 from Seymour, TX. At VMI for 2 years. Died on May 29, 1911.
Brannen, Richard Lee (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brannon, John (Board of Visitors)  -Col. John Brannon of Lewis Co., W VA. Member Board of Visitors 1861-64; VA House of Delegates; 1853-56; Senate 1857-65; lawyer; Judge 6th Circuit Court; died 23 Dec 1901; aged 79.
Bransford, John Francis (1867)  -John Francis Bransford, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. B. Genealogy: Born- July 3, 1846, in Chesterfield Co., Va. Father- Benjamin Hatcher Bransford; Mother- Hannah Elizabeth Walke. Pat. Grandfather- Francis Bransford; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Hatcher. Mat. Grandfather- John R. Walke; Mat. Grandmother- Martha Patteson Branch. Married- Elizabeth Baker, on February 14, 1888. Children- 1st: Alfred Baker; 2nd: Henry Walke. Career: Surgeon, U.S. Navy. Died- November 11, 1911, near Bon Air, Va.
Branson, Bruce Stringfellow (1940)  -Born on December 14, 1916. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Washington D.C. Graduated on June 12, 1940.
Brant, John McKelvey (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brantly, Mims McGehee (1943)  -contact Archives
Brantly, Jr, John Edward (1943)  -contact Archives
Branton, James Leonard (1916)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1912 from Burdette, Mississippi. At VMI for 1 year. World War I record: Infantry, American Expeditionary Forces.
Brashear , Alton Dean (1929)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1925 from Wellsburg, WV. At VMi for 10 days. Died on June 30, 1963.
Braswell, James Craig (1922)  -Born on April 24, 1902. Matriculated on December 31, 1918 from Rocky Mount, NC. At VMI for a half of a year. Died on July 9, 1923.
Braswell, William Thomas (1876)  -Born on April 23, 1853. Matriculated on September 4, 1872 from Edgecombe Co., NC. Graduated on June 29, 1876. Died on February 22, 1932.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bratton, Paul Rufus (1919)  -Born on February 1, 1895. Matriculated on September 9, 1914 from Columbia, SC. Dismissed on January 10, 1916.
Brauer, John Beauregard (1881)  -Born on August 28, 1861. Matriculated on February 5, 1877 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 30, 1881. Career: Civil Engineer. Died on Febrary 13, 1886.
Brauer, Phillip Allen (1941)  -contact Archives
Braunlin, Walter Albert (1941)  -contact Archives
Braunstein, Murray Edwin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brawley, Charles Heriot (1935)  -Born on December 4, 1912. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Durham, NC. Dropped on September 9, 1933.
Brawley, William Porter (1892)  -Born on March 11, 1872. Matriculated on September 21, 1888 from Charleston, SC. Resigned on September 13, 1889. Military Record: Appointed Asst. Paymaster U.S.N. on May 5, 1895. Career: Asst. Agent for Big Four RR and Southern RR in 1899, Ship broker at Charleston in 1900. Died on January 29, 1909 at Charleston, SC.
Braxton, Carter Edward (1933)  -Born on February 21, 1912. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Kinston, NC. At VMI for 4 months. Died on January 18, 1930.
Braxton, Corbin (Board of Visitors)  -Corbin Braxton of King William Co., VA. Member Board of Visitors, 1845-1851; President 1846-1850. Physician; member VA House of Delegates and Senate; member Constitutional Convention, 1850-1851; died 12 Feb 1852.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bray, James Russell (1934)  -Born on March 14, 1912. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Mount Airy, NC. Graduated on June 13, 1934.
Bray, William Harvie (1861)  -William Harvie Bray, Class of 1861. Born- 1839. Matriculated from Lanesville. At VMI 3 years (entered as third). Military Record: Drillmaster, Richmond, Spring 1861. Enlisted at Suffolk, VA on 21 April 1861 for three years as Pvt, Company D, 53rd Virginia (may have enlisted earlier for 1 year). Made 3rd Lt, Company E on 29 July 1862; 2nd Lt on 29 September 1862. 1st Lt on 30 April 1863 roll. On 23 June 1863 Colonel of Regiment recommended him for Capt, Company B. Approved throuh brigade on 24 June, division on 1 July, corps on 8 July, and army. Made Capt 27 July 1863. Meanwhile, he was mortally wounded in action in Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg, he was shot through his hips after crossing a stone wall. At time of promotion to Capt, Confederate States records carried him as "wounded and captured." Died- 3 July 1863.
Bray, III, Herschel Victor (1945)  -contact Archives
Brayshaw, Ilber DeLacy (1939)  -Born on October 7, 1918. Matriculated on September 9, 1935. Graduated on June 14, 1939.
Brayshaw, William Orlando (1933)  -Born on december 1910. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Vandergrift, PA. Graduated on June 14, 1933.
Brayton , Lee Omar (1939)  -Born on February 14, 1918. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Dyersbug, TN. Graduated on June 14, 1939.
Brazelton, Julian Buchanan (1923)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1919 from Tyler, TX. At VMI for 7 months. Worked as an art editor with "College Humor" magazine.
Brazelton, Thomas Berry (1912)  -Born on September 22, 1891. Matriculated on September 2, 1908 from Waco, TX. At VMI for 1 year. World War I Record: Captain, Cavalry, U.S. Army. Commissioned after Armistice. Died on June 1, 1914.
Braznell, Scott Hudson (1940)  -contact Archives
Brearley , William Henry (1934)  -Born on May 9, 1911. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Swarthmore, PA. Dropped on June 11, 1931. Died on Febrary 19, 1976.
Breathitt III, James (1934)  -Born on January 1, 1913. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Hopkinsville, KY. At VMI for 2 years. Died on September 10, 1938.
Breaux, Samuel Locke (1878)  -Born on February 13, 1860. Matriculated on August 28, 1874 from New Orleans, LA. At VMI for 1 year. Worked in cotton industry. Died on June 1, 1933.
Breck, David Zane (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Breckinridge, Alexander Negus (1853)  -Alexander Negus Breckinridge, Class of 1853: Matriculated on July 12, 1849 from Staunton, VA. At VMI for a half of a year. Genealogy: Born- Nov. 01, 1831, in Staunton, Va. Father- John Boise Breckinridge; Mother- Caroline Heiskell. Pat. Grandparents: unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Peter Heiskell; Mat. Grandmother- Susan (last name unknown). Married- Betty Wright; 1st child- Alexander Breckinridge; 2nd- Barclay Breckinridge. Military Record- Civil War; Lt., Staunton Artillery, C.S.A. Career: Steward at Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Institution in Staunton, Va.; Civil servant; Farmer. Died- April 22, 1895, in Washington D.C.
Breckinridge, Cary (1860)  -Cary Breckinridge, Class of 1860. Born- 5 October 1839. Matriculated from Fincastle, VA. At VMI 4 years; graduated on July 4, 1860. Military Record: Entered service 17 May 1861 at Fincastle, VA for 1 year as 2nd Lt, Company C, 2nd Virginia Cavalry. Elected Capt 30 January 1862. Made Maj 25 April 1862. Severly wounded in action at Second Manassas, August 1862. Captured 17 March 1863 at Kelly's Ford. Held Old Capitol Prison, DC. Exchanged April 1863. Wounded in action 11 October 1863 at Raccoon Ford. Wounded in action (right leg) at Opequon 21 August 1864. In hospital (Charlottesville, Richmond). Made Lt Col on 5 January 1865. Praised for services in Appomattox Campaign. Post War Career: Farmer, Banker, School Official, Public Official. Married Virginia Calwell in 1866. Representative for Botetourt County in Virgina House of Delegates 1869-1871. On VMI Board of Visitors 1888-1890. Mayor of Fincastle 1914-1918. Epsicopalian. Died- 11 May 1918 in Fincastle, VA. Buried in family cemetery in Botetourt County. Brother of Breckinridge, PG '57; Breckinridge, J '58; and Breckinridge, GW '67.
Breckinridge, George William (1867)  -George William Breckinridge, Class of 1867: Genealogy: Born- May 25, 1847 in Fincastle, Botetourt Co. Va. Father- Capt. Cary Breckinridge; Mother- Emma Gilmer. Pat. Grandfather- Col. Cary Breckinridge; Pat. Grandmother- Ann Selden. Mat. Grandfather- Peachy Ridgway Gilmer; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Honse. Married- 1st- Annie Hamner; 2nd- Mrs. Lyllian St. Martin (a widow, maiden name unknown). Children- (From 1st Marriage) 1- Hunter G. Breckinridge; 2- Peyton C. Breckinridge; 3- Maurice A. Breckinridge; 4- Emma Walker Breckinridge, who became Mrs. Armstrong; 5- John Breckinridge; 6- Rosena Annie Breckinridge; 7- Rose Breckinridge, who became Mrs. Hamblin; 8- Julia Breckinridge, who became Mrs. Bowyer; (From 2nd Marriage) 9- Virginia Breckinridge; 10- Lyllian Breckinridge. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 29, 1863; Resigned Jan. 30, 1864 at his father's request. Military Record: Elected Captain of Co. E, 2nd Battalion, Va. Reserves ("Botetourt Reserves") on May 2, 1864; His company entered active service June 30, 1864; he is believed to have been the youngest Captain in Confederate Service. Careers: Lawyer; judge; public official; County Judge and Commissioner of Revenue; Represented Botetourt Co. in Va. House of Delegates in 1908. Died- April 13, 1911 in Fincastle, Va.
Breckinridge, James (1858)  -James Breckinridge, Class of 1858: Born- Sep. 1, 1837. Matriculated from Fincastle, Va. At VMI 4 years; graduated on July 5, 1858. Military Record: Unofficial source says he was Aide-de-Camp to Col P. St G. Cocke. Enlisted Oct. 7, 1861, for 1 year in Co. C, 2nd Va. Cavalry. Unofficial source says he was there to Sgt., then Lt., Spring 1862. Elected Capt. on April 24, 1862, at re-organization. Praised for conduct at Kelly's Ford, March 1863. In hospital in Feb. 1865. Killed in Action at Five Forks. Brother of Breckinridge, C. '60, Breckinridge, PG '57, and Breckinridge, GW '67. Pre-War Career: At UVA 1859-1860. Died- April 1, 1865, Killed in action at Five Forks.
Breckinridge, James Thomson (1946)  -contact Archives
Breckinridge, John Gilmer (1883)  -John Gilmer Breckinridge, VMI Class of 1883 (did not graduate). Genealogy: Born February 10, 1863, Grove Hill, Botetourt Co., VA. Father: Peachy Gilmer Breckinridge (VMI Class of 1857); Mother: Julia Anthony. Paternal grandfather- Capt. Cary Breckinridge; Maternal grandmother- Emma Gilmer. VMI Record: Enrolled on September 3, 1879, from Fincastle, VA. Was a cadet for 3 years. Marriage: To Minnie Munford, daughter of Elizabeth Radford and John Munford of Williamsburg, VA. Career: After leaving VMI traveled and worked in the West in Colorado, California, and Washington. Returned to VA in 1886 and managed his grandmother's estate "Grove Hill." In 1894 moved to Washington Co., VA and farmed there until his death on Feb. 10, 1903.
Breckinridge, Peachy Gilmer (1857)  -Peachy Gilmer Breckinridge, Class of 1857: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 15, 1835 in Botetourt Co. Va. Father- Capt. Cary Breckinridge; Mother- Emma Gilmer. Pat. Grandfather- Col. Cary Breckinridge; Pat. Grandmother- Ann Selden. Mat. Grandfather- Peachy Ridgeway Gilmer; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Honse. Married- Julia Matlida Anthony in 1860. Children- 1- Anne Breckinridge, who married William Gordon Robertson; 2- John Gilmer Breckinridge (VMI Class of 1883). VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 5, 1853; Resigned after 2 years to attend William & Mary College. Later studied law at the University of Va. Careers: Joined the Beale Wagon Road Expedition after graduating from UVa 1857-59; returned from California and practiced law in Va. until the outbreak of the Civil War. Military Record: Enlisted May 1, 1861 at Amsterdam as Capt. of Co. K, 28th Va. Infantry; dropped April 28, 1862 at re-organization; At unknown date, became Major of the 3rd Regiment of the Virginia State Line; Unit disbanded ca. Mar. 1, 1863; Re-enlisted April 21, 1863 at Culpeper Court House as Private in Co. C, 2nd Va. Cavalry; promoted to Color Sgt. at an unknown date; unofficial source says he served as Acting Capt. of Co. B in this unit. Died- Killed in action at Kennon's Landing, Va. May 24, 1864.
Breeden, Byrd Harrison (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Breeden, Haskins (1866)  -Haskins Breeden, Class of 1866: Born- May 24, 1845 Matriculated from Richmond, Va. At VMI 7 1/2 months. Military Record: Enlisted for war on March 1, 1864 at Frederickshall in Capt. B. H. Smith's Co., Va. Light Artillery (3rd Company Richmond Howitzers). Captured May 10, 1864, at Spotsylvania Court House, Va. Held at Ft. Delaware, DE, until end of war. Died- Sep. 1, 1878, in Richmond, Va.
Breeden, Robert Rienzi (1863)  -Robert Rienzi Breeden, Class of 1863: Born- June 9, 1843. Matriculated from: New Orleans, La. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Drillmaster, Richmond, Spring 1861. Listed Oct. 8, 1861, as a 1st Lt., Orleans Blues (became Co. E, 20th La.). On Dec. 21, 1861, roll as enrolled for war at Camp Lewis, La., as 1st Lt., Co. G, 20th La. Appointed Adjutant, 20th La., on Feb. 18, 1862. Resigned July 8, 1862. Probably the Lt. R. R. Breeden, Adjutant, LtCol. S. Boyd's (9th) La. Battalion, "conspicious for daring devotion to duty" at Baton Rouge on Aug. 5, 1862. Enlisted Jan. 27, 1863, at Ft. Burton, La., for war as Pvt, Co. B, Crescent (24th La.) Regiment. July to August 1863, roll shows detached with Capt. P. S. Byrne, Post Assistant Quartermaster, Vermillionville (now Lafayette), La. Feb. 1864, report shows detailed with Provost Marshall, Alexandria, La. May 1864, return shows Assistant Post Adjutant, Natchitoches, La. May 1865, record shows 1st Lt. and ordnance officer for BG H. E. McCulloch, Northern Subdistrict of Tx. Signed parole June 7, 1865, at Shreveport, La., as 1st Lt. Artillery and Ordnance. Post War Career: Traveling salesman. Lived in New Orleans, La. Died- Sep. 17, 1882, in Muncie, IN. Buried in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
Breedlove, James Winchester (1863)  -James Winchester Breedlove, Class of 1863: Born- June 23, 1843. Matriculated from Pass Christian, Ms. At VMI 3 years, 4 months. Military Record: Drillmaster, Richmond, Spring 1861. May have served briefly with Co. H, 27th Virginia Infantry, but no official record found. Dismissed from VMI early in 1863 for excess demerits. Identification speculative, but may have been the James W. Breedlove who enlisted for war at Mobile, Al., on May 28, 1863, as a Pvt, Capt. C. A. Green's Co., La. Artillery. Took oath in Richmond on April 24, 1865. Post War Career: Civil Engineer. Died- May 5, 1889, in Houston, Tx.
Brehm, Eugene Edward (1922)  -Born on October 1, 1900. Matriculated on October 4, 1918 from Fairfax, Washington. Resigned on January 14, 1919.
Brencic, Jack Phillip Edward (1944)  -contact Archives
Brennan, Charles LeRoy (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brennan, Rudolph Wills Cameron (1914)  -Born on October 24, 1894. Matriculated on September 2, 1910 from Washington D.C. At VMI for 4 months. World War I record: Air Service, U.S. Army. Career: Actor, etc. on stage and moving pictures. Name changed to Rudolph W.B. Cameron.
Brent, George W. (Board of Visitors)  -George W. Brent of Fauquier Co., VA. Member Board of Visitors 1852-53; VA Convention 1861; VA Senate 1852-53; Colonel of CSA.
Brent, Randolph Stith (1879)  -Born on August 24, 1858. Matriculated on August 19, 1875 from Heathsville, VA. At VMI for 1 year and 3 months. Carrer: Commissioner of Revenue, Heathsville, VA. Died on October 28, 1923.
Brent, Virginius King (1856)  -Virginius King Brent, Class of 1856: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1836. Father- George Brent; Mother- Elizabeth Parsons. Grandparents- unknown. Never married, no children. Matriculated on September 9, 1852. Resigned on January 4, 1853. Military Record- Civil War, Co. D, Old Dominion Rifles, C.S.A. Died- ca. 1868.
Brent, , Henry Moon (1864MS)  -Henry Moon Brent, Jr., Class of 1864MS: Born- ca. 1842. Matriculated from Winchester, Va. At VMI 1 month. Military Record: Enlisted for service for 1 year on Aug. 26, 1861, at Winchester, Va., as a 2nd Lt., Capt. W. H. Chapman's Co., Va. Light Artillery. To 2nd Lt. and ordnance officer, 20th Battalion, Va. Heavy Artillery, Dec. 8, 1861. Ordnance officer on staff of LtCol J. C. Pemberton, commanding artillery defenses or Richmond, Va. Paroled April 17, 1865, in Winchester, Va. Post War Career: Banker. Died- Feb, 1907, in St, Louis, Mo.
Breshears, Arthur Miller (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Breson, Richard (1873)  -Born in 1852. Matriculated on September 2, 1869 from Lynchburg, VA. Dropped on September 15, 1870. Died in April, 1893 in Baltimore, MD.
Bress, Lewis Alfred (1932)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for 2 and a half years. Died on June 2, 1940.
Brett, George Howard (1909)  -Born on February 7, 1886. Matriculated on September 11, 1906 from Cleveland, OH. Graduated on June 23, 1909. World War I Record: Major, Air Service. Commanding Concentration Camp, Codford, England, A.E.F. Former deputy commander of the Allied forces in the Southwest Pacific during WWII. Lieutenant General, retired. Awards include DSM with oak leaf cluster, Silver Star, adn DFC. Died on December 2, 1963 in Florida.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Brevard, Robert Joseph (1908)  -Born on July 20, 1888. Matriculated on January 25, 1904 from Charlotte, NC. At VMi for a half of a year. World War I record: Air Service, Military Aeronautics. Abou to be commissioned at time of Armistice.
Brewer, Joseph (1871)  -Born on August 18, 1850. Matriculated on July 27, 1868 from New Orleans, LA. Graduated on July 4, 1871. Served in Louisiana National Guard. Died on November 26, 1903.
Brewer, Joseph Beaman (1922)  -contact Archives
Brewer, Joseph Cross (1931)  -Born on January 2, 1910. Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from Georgia. Graduated on June 11, 1931. Died on January 10, 1990.
Brewer, Miles Ashley (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Douglas, Georgia. Dropped on September 13, 1927.
Brewer , Richard Frederick (1929)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1925 from Johnson City, TN. Graduated on June 15, 1929. Died on October 10, 1977.
Brewer, Robert Burton (1941)  -contact Archives
Brewington, Henry Fulton (1927)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1923 from Salisbury, MD. Graduated on June 15, 1927. Worked as a radio announcer and time sales manager. Died on September 10, 1946.
Brewster, Joseph Evan (1916)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1913 from Utica, NY. Graduated on June 21, 1916. World War I record: Captain, U.S. Marine Corps. Died on July 13, 1948.
Brewster, William Kitson (1932)  -Born on January 28, 1911. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Weston, WV. Graduated on June 15, 1932.
Brickell, Frank Hamer (1876)  -Born on May 6, 1857. Matriculated on September 28, 1872 from Vicksburg, MS. At VMI for 3 years and 7 months. Died on August 8, 1898.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bricker, Peter Dock (1925)  -Born on September 14, 1904. Matriculated on September 7, 1921 from Forrest City, PA. Dropped on September 13, 1921.
Bridgers, Henry (1871)  -Born on September 8, 1852.Matriculated on July 3, 1867 from Tarboro, North Carolina. Graduated on July 4, 1871. Died on October 2, 1872.
Bridgers, John Luther (1870)  -Born on May 5, 1850. Matriculated on July 14, 1866 from Tarboro, NC. Graduated on July 4, 1870. Military Record: Captain N.C. National Guard. Career: Lawyer. Died on April 1, 1932. Buried in Calvary Episcopal Churchyard, Tarboro, N.C.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bridgers, Robert Rufus (1875)  -Born on December 1, 1854. Matriculated on September 1, 1871 from Wilmington, N.C. AT VMI for 1 year. Died on August 7, 1901 in North Adams, MA.
Bridges, David Quarrier (1903)  -Born on February 14, 1883. Matriculated on September 1, 1899 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 3 years.
Bridges, Edward Trent (1849)  -Bridges, Edward Trent (1849) Edward Trent Bridges, Class of 1849: Genealogy: Born August 18, 1831 in Manchester, Virginia. Father-James Robertson Bridges; Mother-Nancy Elizabeth Trent Callaway; Paternal Grandfather-James Bridges, born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland; Paternal Grandmother-Catherine Condie, born in Scotland. Maternal Grandfather-William Callaway; Maternal Grandmother-Nancy Crump; Married-Sally Pope Claytor, daughter of Harvey Claytor and Adeline Walker Claytor of Franklin County, Virginia on May 30, 1853. She died March 18, 1901. Children; 1-James Harvey Bridges, born Aug 21, 1855, married Lillie Naomi Sloan. 2-Edward Trent Bridges, Jr. born May 12, 1860, married Mary Lilly. 3-Mary Condie Bridges, born April 15, 1866, married Lewis A. Pine. 4-Robert Early Bridges, born Nov 9, 1868, married Melissa Phillips. 5-George Walker Bridges, born May 1, 1873, married Cynthia Gwinn. 6-William Callaway Bridges, born April 8, 1876, married Della Forren. There were eleven children in all but five did not survive childhood and their names are not known. VMI record: Entered VMI-August 2, 1847 as a 2nd Classman (Junior); Graduated July 4, 1849 standing 16 in a class of 24. He also attended the University of Virginia 1851-52. Civil War Record-Organized the “Franklin Fire Eaters” and was elected Captain June 21,1861: unit became part of Major E. F. Keen’s Va. Battalion, then became Co. “C” of the 57th Va. Infantry; Arrested late 1861 for an incident involving the regimental Quarter Master, resigned from unit April 29, 1862; Elected 1st Lt Co. “A” of 37th Va. Cavalry Battalion August 1, 1862; Elected Captain of Co. “G” February 6,1863; Captured at Smithfield August 29, 1863 and held at Fort McHenry, MD and later at Fort Delaware. DE; Released on oath June 17, 1865. Careers-Farmer, medical doctor practicing in Franklin County, VA before and after the war, moved to Mercer County, WV in 1881 and practiced medicine there until his death. Died-June 7, 1889 in Pine Grove, WV of Bright’s Disease. He is buried on the property of Capt J. K. Lilly on Big Island Creek in Mercer County, WV.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bridges, John Thomas (1908)  -Born on March 2, 1885. Matriculated on September 2, 1904 from Virgina. At VMI for 1 year. Died on August 3, 1948.
Bridges, Philip St. George (1893)  -Born on March 3, 1872. Matriculated on September 3, 1890 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 29, 1893. Career: physician. Died on April 12, 1896 in Richmond, VA.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bridgforth, Richard Baskerville (1946)  -contact Archives
Bridgforth, Thomas Oliver (1886)  -Thomas Oliver Bridgeforth, Class of 1886: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 24, 1863 in Pleasant Hill, Miss. Father- Thomas Oliver Bridgeforth of Limestone Co. Ala.; Mother- Eleanor Maxwell of Nesbitt, Miss. Pat. Grandfather- David Bridgeforth; Pat. Grandmother- Mariah Hobbs both of Mecklenberg Co. Va. Mat. Grandparents unknown. Married- Ella Bassett of Marion, Ark. in 1889. No children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 12, 1882; Dismissed- Dec. 5, 1882 for neglect of duties. Careers: Physician. Graduated from Memphis Medical College in 1887. Died- Oct. 2, 1898.
Briggs, Albert Sidney (1923)  -Born on February 19, 1902. Matriculated on September 4, 1919. Graduated on June 13, 1923. Died on March 15, 1988.
Briggs, Archer Kendall (1918)  -Archer K. Briggs, non-graduate. Genealogy & early life: Born February 7, 1896, Richmond, VA; Father: John Archer Briggs (b. 23 April 1859 in Scottsville, Albemarle Co., VA; railroad contractor; died 1911). Mother: Carolyn Linda Walter, "Carrie" (b. 9 March 1866, Richmond, VA; died of tuberculosis in 1898). Siblings: Ethel May (b. May 1886; married John Leonard), Grace Lee ( b. June 1887), Miriam Virginia (b. May 1890); J. Walter (b. Aug. 1891; VMI Class of 1914, non-graduate. Family was living at 1019 W. Grove Ave., Richmond, in 1910. Secondary school: McGuires School, Richmond. VMI Record: Enrolled on September 4, 1913. When he matriculated at VMI he was under the guardianship of James A. Hoofnagle (Treasurer of firm "Johnson & Briggs, Inc.", railroad contractors, Richmond, VA). Attended VMI for 2 academic years -- 1913/14 & 1914/15; dismissed July 9, 1915 for disrespect to an officer. World War I: 2nd Lieutenant, U. S. Army Infantry. Later life: According to the 1920 census he and his siblings were then living in the household of their brother-in-law Joseph Leonard, still in Richmond. No further information; he did not maintain contact with VMI and we do not have information about marriage or date of death.
Briggs, Charles Burton (1931)  -Born on November 3, 1907. Matriculated on September 10, 1927 from Johnstown, NY. At VMI for 1 year and 5 weeks. Died on August 26, 1977.
Briggs, Crenshaw Douglas (1924)  -Born on January 11, 1904. Matriculated on August 31, 1920 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1924. Died on October 5, 1968.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Briggs, Cullen Wright (1922)  -Matriculated on October 4, 1918 from Houston, TX. At VMI for 1 year. Died on January 2, 1966.
Briggs, David H. (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Briggs, John Walter (1914)  -J. Walter Briggs, non-graduate. Genealogy & early life: Born August 1891, Richmond, VA; Father: John Archer Briggs (b. 23 April 1859 in Scottsville, Albemarle Co., VA; railroad contractor; died 1911). Mother: Carolyn Linda Walter, "Carrie" (b. 9 March 1866, Richmond, VA; died of tuberculosis in 1898). Siblings: Ethel May (b. May 1886; married John Leonard), Grace Lee ( b. June 1887), Miriam Virginia (b. May 1890), Archer K. (b. Feb. 1896; VMI Class of 1918, non-graduate); Family was living at 1019 W. Grove Ave., Richmond, in 1910. VMI Record: Enrolled on September 2, 1910; Parent listed as J. A. Briggs; resigned January 3, 1911 due to illness (typhoid). Later life: According to the 1920 census he was then living in the household of his brother-in-law Joseph Leonard, still in Richmond. No further information; he did not maintain contact with VMI. Pencil notation in file, dated 1918, says "John Walter Briggs is married." Death:
July 26, 1932; buried Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA.
Briggs, Robert Curtis (1921)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1917 from Taylor, TX. At VMI for 3 years.
Briggs, William Henry (1914)  -Born on August 4, 1893. Matriculated on September 7, 1911. At VMI for 1 year. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, 322nd Infantry, 81st Division, A.E.F.
Briggs, William Ward (1878)  -Born in 1855. Matriculated on August 7, 1874 from Suffolk, VA. Graduated on July 2, 1878. Died on June 1, 1933.
Brigham, Robert Norman (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bright, Thomas Owen (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bringhurst, Henry Bocock (1925)  -Born on January 28, 1904. Matriculated on September 5, 1921 from Houston, TX. At VMI for 5 years.
Bringhurst, William Lesley (1939)  -Born on April 9, 1917. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Houston, TX. Dropped on June 17, 1936.
Bringier, Julian Trist (1881)  -Born on March 9, 1862. Matriculated on September 11, 1877 from Donaldsonville, LA. At VMI for 1 year.
Brinker, John Raymond (1915)  -Born on September 3, 1893. Matriculated on September 4, 1911. At VMI for 1 year.
Brinkley, Harry Admiral (1898)  -Born on April 25, 1877. Matriculated on September 3, 1894 from Portsmouth, VA. Resigned on September 30, 1896.
Brinson, Scott Alexander (1930)  -Matriculated on September 16, 1926 from Longview, TX. Dropped on September 10, 1927.
Brister, Charles Melville (1911)  -Born on December 14, 1889. Matriculated on September 4, 1908. Graduated on June 21, 1911. World War I Record: Captain, 38th Coast Artillery, Battalion "A", A.E.F.
Bristow, Jr, Walter James (1945)  -contact Archives
Britt , Albert Sidney (1930)  -Matriculated on September 14, 1926 from Nashville, TN. Graduated on June 11, 1930.
Britt, Dunford Clark (1942)  -contact Archives
Britt, Mangum DeLeon (1931)  -Born on June 26, 1909. Matriculated on September 10, 1927 from Benson, NC. Dropped on September 19, 1927.
Brittain, Robert (1878)  -Born on January 27, 1856. Matriculated on August 3, 1874 from Tazewell County, VA. At VMI for 6 months.
Britten, Gene Robert (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brittingham , John Read (1934)  -Born on January 26, 1914. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Wachapreague, VA. Dropped on June 12, 1931.
Brittingham , Oscar Jerome (1927)  -Born on April 26, 1906. Matriculated on September 5, 1923 from Newport News, VA. Dropped on September 16, 1926. Died on March 15, 1985.
Brittingham, Raymond Cecil (1939)  -Born on June 15, 1918. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Hampton, VA. Graduated on June 14, 1939. Military Record: Captain U.S. Air Force-8th Air Force in European Theater WWII. LTC Stationed in Baltimore-Killed on March 25, 1953 in B-25 crash at Baltimore airport.
Brittingham , Thomas Alfred (1928)  -Born on June 17, 1906. Matriculated on September 8, 1924 from Norfolk, VA. Dropped on June 19, 1925. Died in 1979.
Brittle, Peyton Nelson (1922)  -Born on December 6, 1899. Matriculated on Septamber 3, 1917 from Warrenton, VA. Dropped on December 17, 1918. Died on August 9, 1975.
Brittlebank, Frank (1913)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1909 from Charleston, NC. Resigned on September 14, 1909.
Britton, Carlyle Parker (1931)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1927 from Roanoke, VA. Graduated on June 11, 1931.
Britton, Clark Veazie (1925)  -Born on October 7, 1902. Matriculated on September 6, 1921 from Rutherford, NJ. Graduated on June 17, 1925. Worked as a supervising engineer for Air Reduction Sales Co. and structural draftsman for the American Bridge Co. Died on December 9, 1975.
Britton, Harold Bradford (1927)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1923 from Troy, NY. At VMI for 1 year. Worked as a civil engineer with the NY State Dept. of Public Works.
Britton, Leroy Anderson (1901)  -Matriculated on August 30, 1897 from Camden Co., NJ. At VMI for 4 years.
Britton, Louis Nicholson (1909)  -Born on October 29, 1888. Matriculated on September 1, 1904 from Vicksburg, MS. At VMI for 5 years. Died on November 20, 1952.
Britton, Ronald LeRoi (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Broadbent, Warren Bullock (1940)  -contact Archives
Broaddus, Francis Cole (1920)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from El Paso, TX. At VMI for 1 year, 3 months. Died on May 7, 1955 in El Paso, TX.
Broaddus, James Pelham (1923)  -Born on August 30, 1898. Matriculated on September 2, 1919 from Bowling Green, VA. Dropped on October 17, 1919.
Broaddus, Junius Mordica (1881)  -Born on February 26, 1860. Matriculated on September 7, 1877 from Essex Co, VA. Dismissed on March 19, 1879. Worked as traveling salesman andlumberman.
Broadhurst, Julius Morgan (1928)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1924 from Smithfield,NC. At VMI for 2 years. Worked as a Tobacconist. Died on January 11, 1939.
Broadway, Alfred Pugh (1927)  -Matriculated on January 10, 1924 from Cecil, AL. Dropped in September 1924.
Broch, Leon (1932)  -Born on July 14, 1911. Matriculated on September 12, 1928 from Havana, Cuba. Dropped on June 15, 1929.
Brock, Ansalem Tyler (1894)  -Born on April 1, 1873. Matriculated on September 3, 1890 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 3 years. Military Record: Sgt VA National Gaurd, Spanish American War. Died on March 28, 1939.
Brock , James Lydian (1930)  -Matriculated on September 15, 1926 from Florence, AL. Dropped on September 13, 1927.
Brockenbrough, Austin (1867)  -Austin Brockenbrough, Class of 1867: Genealogy: Born- Aug. 4, 1846 at Chat Lane Westmoreland Co. Va. Father- John Fauntleroy Brockenbrough; Mother- Fannie R. Carter Pat. Grandfather- Dr. Austin Brockenbrough; Pat. Grandmother- [first name unknown] Fauntleroy Pat. Great Grandfather- John Brockenbrough; Pat. Great Grandmother- Judith Ball Mat. Grandfather- Frances Humphrey Carter; Mat. Grandmother- Fannie Ravencroft Downman Ball Mat. Great Grandfather- James Ball; Mat. Great Grandmother- Fannie Downman Married- Maria Hulings Patton Williams, daughter of Hon. Lloyd William Williams of Baltimore, MD Issue- Lloyd William Williams Brockenbrough VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 10, 1862; Resigned- Sept. 11, 1863 Graduated from the Medical Dept. of Columbia College in Washington, D.C. Civil War Service: Private in Capt. J.F. Milligan's Independent Signal Corps Careers: Physician Died- Jan. 12, 1922
Brockenbrough, Austin (1921)  -Born on June 6. Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 22, 1921. Career: engineer.
Brockenbrough, John Mercer (1850)  -John Mercer Brockenbrough, Class of 1850. Genealogy: Born- Aug. 1, 1830 in Belle Ville near Richmond Co. Va. Father- Col. Moore Faunt-Le-Roy Brockenbrough; Mother- Sarah Smith; Pat. Grandfather- Moore Faunt-Le-Roy Brockenbrough; Pat. Grandmother- Lucy Roane; Mat. Grandfather- John Smith; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Walker. Married- 1st- Austina Brockenbrough (his cousin) daughter of Austin Brockenbrough ?- Nov. 2, 1874; 2nd- Kate C. Mallory; Children- 1- Sarah Roane Brockenbrough 1857-1866; 2- Frances Brockenbrough Nov. 3, 1858-?; 3- Eugene Moore Brockenbrough 1860-1866; 4- Austin Brockenbrough April 18, 1862-?; 5- John M. Brockenbrough June 22, 1864-?; 6- Austina Brockenbrough Jan. 25, 1866-?; 7- Edward Brockenbrough Jan. 11, 1868-?; 8- Benjamin Brockenbrough Aug. 1, 1869-?; 9- Jane Tyler Brockenbrough Mallory, Feb. 15, 1871-? married Col. Francis Mallory; 10- Samuel R. Brockenbrough (from 2nd marriage) dates unknown; 11 -Mary Mallory Brockenbrough(from 2nd marriage) dates unknown. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 16, 1847 as 3rd Classman (Sophomore) & graduated July 4, 1850. Civil War Service: Col. of 40th Virginia Infantry, July 1, 1861- Jan. 21, 1864 when he resigned after his Lt. Col. H.H. Walker was promoted to Brig. General. Commanded 2nd Va. Reserves until the end of the war. Careers: Teacher, Farmer. Died- Aug. 24, 1892.
Brockenbrough, John White (Board of Visitors)  -John W. Brockenbrough of Lexington, VA. Member Board of Visitors 1843-1846; member VA House of Delegates; Judge; Professor of law and Washington College (Washington & Lee University); died 21 Feb 1877, age 71.
Brockenbrough, Lyttleton (1850)  -Lyttleton Brockenbrough, Class of 1850: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 30, 1828, in Richmond, Va. Father- Moore Fauntleroy Brockenbrough; Mother- Sarah Smith. Pat. Grandfather- Moore Fauntleroy Brockenbrough; Pat. Grandmother- Lucy Roane. Mat. Grandfather- John Smith; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Waller. Married- Lucy Claiborne Shackleford; 1st child- Moore Brockenbrough; 2nd- Littleton Brockenbrough; 3rd- John Brockenbrough. Career: Farmer. Died- March 16, 1857, in Richmond Co., Va.
Brockenbrough, Robert Lewis (1866)  -Robert Lewis Brockenbrough, Class of 1866: New Market Cadet; 3rd Corporal, Co. A. Genealogy: Born- October 13, 1846, in Lexington, Va. Father- Judge John white Brockenbrough; Mother- Mary C. Bowyer. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Mary Grasty. Children- two children, information unknown. VMI record: Matriculated on August 28, 1862 from Lexington, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1875. Career: Lawyer-Teacher. Died- April 26, 1886, buried in Mexico, Mo.
Brockenbrough, William Austin (1860)  -William Austin Brockenbrough, Class of 1860: Born- Dec. 11, 1836. Matriculated from Durrettsville, Va. At VMI 4 years. Military Record: Entered service at Warsaw, Va., on June 4, 1861, as a 1st Lt., Co. E, 40th Va. Appointed Adjutant Oct. 4, 1861. Wounded in Action in Fredericksburg, Va. Acting brigade ordnance officer Dec. 1862. Division ordnance officer summer of 1863. Assigned Aug. 12, 1863, to temporary duty as Assistant Chief of Ordnance, III Corps, ANVa. Acting Assitant Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. H. Heth's division, June to Aug. 1864. Capt, Assitant Adjutant General, Heth's division, Aug. 1864. In hospital July-August, Nov.-Dec. 1864 (diarrhea). Post War Career: County Clerk, Farmer. Episcopal. Married Louisa Beadles, 1865. Died- Aug. 6, 1896, in Richmond Co., Va.
Brockman, Rosser Holliday (1933)  -contact Archives
Broderick , Thomas Joseph (1934)  -Born on September 10, 1912. Matriculated on September 8, 1930. Dropped on June 11, 1931.
Brodnax, Joe Thomas (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Marshall, TX. Graduated on June 11, 1930. Died on October 16, 1932.
Brodnax, John Grammer (1848)  -John Grammer Brodnax, Class of 1848. Genealogy: Born- April 14, 1829, Dinwiddie Co. Va. Father- Gen. William Henry Brodnax; Mother- Ann Elizabeth Withers. Pat. Grandfather- William Brodnax; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Walker No information on Mat. Grandparents. Married- 1st- Mary W. Brodnax [maiden name unknown] Oct. 1, 1856; 2nd- Ella Preston Burch, April 24, 1866. Children- 1- (From 1st marriage) Nannie Brodnax Yates, who married J. Austin Yates of Ft. Wadsworth, NJ.; 2- (From 1st marriage) Mary Withers Brodnax Glenn, who married Gen. James Dodge Glenn. 3- (From 2nd marriage) John Grammer Brodnax, Jr. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 15, 1845; Graduated July 4, 1848 standing 20 in a class of 24. Attended University of Va. 1848-49. Also studied at Jefferson Medical College and in France. Civil War Record: Appointed Surgeon at an unknown date; In charge of South Carolina Hospital, Petersburg in the spring and summer of 1862; Moved to North Carolina Hospital, Petersburg, Oct. 15, 1862 and remained there through at least Aug. 1863; Surgeon in charge of General Hospital, Petersburg, spring- summer of 1864; On sick leave with Typhoid Fever Jul.-Sep. 1864; In Oct. 1864 assigned to ambulance and other special duty; Jan. 11, 1865 transferred to North Carolina and assigned as Surgeon in charge of General Hospital No. 14 in Wake Forest, NC. At Greensboro, NC when war ended. Careers: Physician. Died- Nov. 9, 1907 in Greensboro, NC.
Brodnax, Robert Withers (1848)  -Robert Withers Brodnax, Class of 1848: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 15, 1827 in Greensville Co. Va. Father- Gen. William Henry Brodnax; Mother- Ann Elizabeth Withers. Pat. Grandfather- William Brodnax; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Walker. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Withers; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Walker. Married- Austina W. Slaughter. Children- Mary Brodnax. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Nov. 12, 1845; Dismissed Feb. 5, 1847 for excessive demerits. Civil War Record- Enlisted May 17, 1861 at Petersburg, Va. as Private in Co. D, 5th Va. Cavalry; Appointed Captain of Artillery and assigned as ordnance officer to then Col. T. N. Waul's Texas Legion, May 17, 1862; On detatched duty at San Antonio, Richmond, and Gonzales, Texas Jun-Oct. 1862; Absent, sick in Grenada, Miss. Dec. 31, 1862- Feb. 1863; Submitted resignation Feb 26, 1863 for health reasons; Enrolled as conscript at Camp Lee and detailed Feb. 1864; By April 1864, back with Waul as Aide-de-Camp, and won praise for his conduct at Mansfield, Pleasent Hill, and Jenkins's Ferry; Appointed 1st Lieut. and Aide-de-Camp Feb. 7, 1865. Careers: Railroader; tobacconist. Died- Jan. 7, 1900 in Franklin Junction, Va. Buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, Va.
Brodsack, Donald Joseph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brodsky, Morris S (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Broglio, Edward Peter (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brokaw, Abraham Clifford (1875)  -Born in July, 1855. Matriculated on August 21, 1871 from Tallahassee, FL. At VMI for 2 years. Died in 1877.
Bromley, Charles Vinson (1922)  -Born on March 17, 1902. Matriculated on September 2, 1918 from Nemours, WV. Resigned on April 22, 1919. Military Record: 2nd Lt. Cav. U.S.A. Adjt. Gen., Washington D.C. Died on May 23, 1984.
Bronaugh, Cary (1849)  -Cary Bronaugh, Class of 1849: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1830. Parents- unknown. Grandparents- unknown. Never married, no children. VMI record: Matriculated on September 11, 1846 from New Orleans, LA. At VMI for 2 years. Career- unknown. Died- unknown.
Bronson, Frederick Percival (1917)  -Matriculated on Septamber 3, 1913 from New York City, NY. Dropped on October 27, 1913.
Bronson, Tyler Cook (1917)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1913 from New York City, NY. Dropped on October 27, 1913.
Brooke, Francis Taliaferro (1870)  -Born on September 12, 1846. Matriculated on October 29, 1866 from Staunton, VA. At VMI for 1 year. Died on April 14, 1913.
Brooke, Frank Calvert (1906)  -Born in 1886. Matriculated on September 2, 1902 firm Warrenton, VA. At VMI for 3 years. Died on February 16, 1950.
Brooke, Frederick Dixon (1941)  -contact Archives
Brooke, George Doswell (1900)  -Born on September 15, 1878. Matriculated Septemebr 1, 1896 from Sutherlin, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1900. Career: engineer. Died on August 23, 1982.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Brooke, George Mercer (1896)  -Born on May 17, 1875. Matriculated on September 1, 1892 from Lexington, VA. Graduated on July 2, 1896. World War I Record: Colonel, 301st Field Artillery., 76th Division., A.E.F. Died on April 10, 1945 in Lexington, VA.
Brooke , George Mercer (1936)  -Born on October 21, 1914. Matriculated on September 5, 1932. Graduated on June 17, 1936.
Brooke, John Lawrence (1868)  -John Lawrence Brooke, Class of 1868. Born- 1 November 1847 In Richmond, VA. Matriculated from Loretto. At VMI 5 months. Military Record: With Corps in Richmond trenches until it disbanded 2 April 1865. Episcopalian. Post War Career: Farmer, Farm Implement Dealer. Died- 17 June 1938 in Richmond, VA.
Brooke, Richard (1870)  -Richard Brooke, Class of 1870: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1847 in Richmond, Va. Father- Robert J. Brooke; Mother- Elizabeth Ann Vaden. Pat. Grandfather- Richard Brooke; Pat. Grandmother- Selina D. Poe. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Vaden; Mat. Grandmother- Eugenie Sallie. Married- Nannie Daniel of Richmond, Va. in 1874. Children- No information on whether or not there were any children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 10, 1866; Graduated July 4, 1870 ranking 15th in a class of 52. Military Record: Served with the Richmond Howitzers during the Civil War. Careers: Assistant Professor of French at VMI in 1870; Assistant Professor of French and Tactics at VMI in 1872; Secretary of the Richmond & Danville Railroad from 1873 until his death. Died- May 19, 1892.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Brooke, Richard (1908)  -Born on January 6, 1887. Matriculated on September 24, 1904 from Sutherlin, VA. Graduated on June 24, 1908. World War I Record: Major, Engineers, A.E.F. Career: Engineering Assistant to the President, C&O R.R. Died on March 23, 1973.
Brooke, Samuel Selden (1861)  -Samuel Selden Brooke was born on November 10, 1841 in Stafford County, Virginia, the son of Samuel Selden Brooke, Sr. and Angelina Edrington. Brooke enrolled at the Virginia Military Institute in July 1857 and was a cadet for one year. He subsequently attended the University of Virginia, and in April 1861 he joined the Confederate Army. In May 1861 he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant, Company I, 47th Virginia Infantry Regiment; in May 1862 he was promoted to Captain. He served with this unit until the end of the Civil War. After the war, Brooke resided in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where he studied law and opened a practice. In 1882 he moved to Roanoke, VA, where he was a newspaper editor and Clerk of Court. He married Bettie Lewis Young in 1872; they had 6 children (Samuel, Henry, Edgar, Vena, Sarah, and Cary). Brooke died January 10, 1918 in Roanoke. Follow "web resource" link to view his Civil War papers in full text format.   Web resource
Brooke, Samuel Selden (1893)  -Born on January 3, 1873. Matriculated on August 26, 1889 from Roanoke, VA. Dismissed on December 23, 1889. Career: Deputy Clerk of Courts, Roanoke, Va. Died on September 22, 1952.
Brooke, Thomas Vaden (1864)  -Thomas Vaden Brooke, Class of 1864. (Name "Brooks" in some records) Born- 1 December 1844. Matriculated from Richmond, VA. At VMI 1 year and 11 months. Entered VMI 24 July 1860. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond, spring. Enlisted 23 May 1861 at Manassas for 1 year as Pvt, Compnay D, 1st Virginia Artillery (Capt B.H. Smith's Company, Virginia Artillery, 3rd Company Richmond Howitzers). Returned to VMI early 1862. With Corps in McDowell Campaign. Left VMI 27 May 1862. Rejoined 3rd Company Richmond Howitzers 11 June 1862. He was a Cpl and was elected to, but declined position as, 1st Lt, Company E, 21st Virginia in September 1863. Paroled at Appomattox. Post War Career: Unofficial source says he attended MCV. Physician ("one of the few remaining doctors of the old school"). He was a Mason. Next to last survivor of the Corps that marched off with Professor (later Lt Gen) T.J. Jackson in April 1861. Died- 12 March 1933.
Brooke, Thomas Vaden (1937)  -Born on September 29, 1914. Matriculated on July 24, 1860 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 16, 1937.
Brooke, William Frederick (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brooks, Bert Watson (1944)  -contact Archives
Brooks, Elgin S. (1897)  -Matriculated on November 24, 1893 from St. Louis, MO. Resigned on January 22, 1894.
Brooks, Eugene Clyde (1923)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1919 from Raleigh, NC. At VMI for 1 year. Career: Lawyer with Fuller, Reade, and Fuller; Durham, NC.
Brooks, George Raymond (1915)  -Born on February 23, 1895. Matriculated on September 9, 1911. Graduated on June 23, 1915. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, Engineers, U.S. Army. Died on July 23, 1976.
Brooks, J. C. (1880)  -J. C. Brooks, Class of 1880: Genealogy: Born- ca. March, 1859. Father- Thorndike Brooks. Pat. Grandfather- Chancey Brooks. No information about mother or other grandparents. No record of whether he was ever married or had children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Oct. 29, 1875; Left after two years. Died- ca. 1900.
Brooks, James Knox (1922)  -Matriculated on September 15, 1918 from Forney, TX. Dropped on December 10, 1918.
Brooks, Keith Allan (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brooks, Mel (Not a VMI Cadet)  -See Kaminsky, Melvin
Brooks, Reginald Ricard (1914)  -Born on July 6, 1894. Matriculated on September 5, 1910 from Missoula, Montana. At VMI for 2 years. World War I record: Sgt. Flyer, Air Service, with rating of R.M.A. American Expeditinary Forces. 20 months over-seas service. Ship torpedoed before reaching England. Promoted from Sergeant to Sergeant-Flyer. Died on June 21, 1954.
Brooks, Richard Emory (1912)  -Born on January 26, 1891. Matriculated on September 4, 1908 from Houston, TX. At VMI for 1 year. Died in April 1937 in Houston, TX.
Brooks, Thomas Lea (1923)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1919 from Oceana, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Career: Dentist. Died on December 30, 1983.
Broome, James Andrew (1863)  -James Andrew Broome, Class of 1863. Born- 27 November 1839. Matriculated from LaGrange, GA. At VMI 3 years (repeated freshman year) Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond, spring of 1861. Elected Capt Company D, 14th Alabama and entered state service 26 July 1861; entered Confederate States service 7 August 1861. Made Major on 2 August 1862. Appointed Lt Col on 3 October 1863. Succeeded to command of regiment at Gettysburg and praised for "great gallantry and energy." He was wounded in action (in the left knee and he lost the leg) on 6 May 1864 at the Wilderness. Transferred from the hospital in Charlottesville to LaGrange, GA in August 1864. Retired to Invalid Corps 25 March 1865. Paroled Macon, GA. Post War Career: Farmer, Merchant. He was a methodist. Married to 1) Emma G. Robinson, 2) Mary Ida Cary. Died- 7 May 1917 in LaGrange, GA.
Brothers, Reginald Edward (1927)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1923 from Suffolk, VA. At VMI for 3 years. Career: Salesman. Died on May 10, 1981.
Brous, Nelson James (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brouse, David Young (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brower, James Hamilton (1931)  -Born on August 9, 1908. Matriculated on Septemebr 9, 1927 from Rochester, NY. Graduated on June 11, 1931. Died on January 7, 1984.
Brower, Roland Cecil (1924)  -Born on December 12, 1903. Matriculated on September 6, 1921 from Caddo, TX. Graduated on June 18, 1924. Career: Civil Engineer. Died on August 26, 1985.
Brown, Alanson David (1912)  -Alanson David Brown, VMI Class of 1912. Genealogy: Date/place of birth: 1891 November 26, Houston, Texas. Father- Orville LeRoy Brown, born Columbus, Mississippi, President and General Manager of Brown Shoe Company, St. Louis, MO; died July 25, 1930. Mother: Sue Dee Grainger,. Born Galveston, Texas; died Dec. 6, 1932. Paternal Grandparents: Charles Warren Brown, Granville NY; Henrietta Fenet or De Fenet, from Columbus, Miss.; possibly born Paris, France. Maternal Grandparents: Charles James Grainger, born Sheffield, England. Elizabeth Jane Perry Capron, Natchez, Mississippi. Great-grandfather: George Washington Capron of Yazoo Miss; moved to Houston, TX in 1834. Great-grandmother: Jane Perry; her mother was the sister of Commodore Perry. VMI Record: Entered in 1908 and graduated in 1912. Address of parents at time he entered VMI: 4515 McMillan Ave., St. Louis, MO. Military Record: World War I- Captain, Infantry, U. S. Expeditionary Forces-France. World War II- served 13 months in France. Suffered severe heart attack and was discharged due to disability. Careers: Traveling salesman for family shoe company, St. Louis. After World War II worked at Citizens National Bank, Lubbock, TX. Marriage: Married 1st- Alice Ragan, daughter of Hosea Washington Ragan of Ruston, LA, a lumberman. Married 2nd- Mildred Elizabeth Hoffman, daughter of Ben Oscar Hoffman, a banker in St. Louis, MO. Children: 1. Alanson David, Jr. b. Sept. 1920, Ruston, LA. 2. Charles Orville b. Jan 1926, Marshall TX. 3. Dorothy Winston b. August 1927, married Richard A. Jennings. 4. Robert Hoffman, b. June 1929, Lubbock, TX. Death: July 31, 1964, Lubbock TX.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Brown, Albert Gallatin (1909)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1903 form Birney, Montana. Dismissed on February 9, 1907. Career: President, The Brown Cattle Co., Inc. Birney, Montana. Died on May 23, 1949.
Brown, Andrew Adair (1926)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1922 from Radford, VA. At VMI for 18 days.
Brown, Andrew Smith (1894)  -Matriculated on August 26, 1890 from Charleston, SC. Resigned on Septemebr 8, 1892.
Brown, Archibald Dixon (1884)  -Born on April 26, 1862. Matriculated on July 3, 1880 from Henderson, KY. At VMI for 1 year. Died on April 30, 1895 from Louisville, KY.
Brown, Benjamin Bernis (1864)  -Benjamin Bernis Brown, Class of 1864. Born- 4 November 1840. Matriculated from Earlysville. At VMI 3 weeks. Military Record: Enlisted 9 May 1862 at Richmond in Company I, 5th Virginia Cavalry. He was a Sgt. Transferred 2 May 1864 to Capt C.F. Johnston's Company, Virginia Artillery (Albermarle County; Capt J.W. Wyatt's Battery). Captured in Appomattox Campaign. Held at Point Lookout, MD. Released on oath 23 June 1865. Post War Career: Farmer; Railroad Employee. Died- 1 January 1898 in Lynchburg, VA. Buried in Lexington, VA.
Brown, Benjamin Rucker (1870)  -Born on May 24, 1847. Matriculated on September 10, 1866 from Fluvanna County, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on November 22, 1917.
Brown, Benjamin Rucker (1913)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1909 from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for 2 days.
Brown, Bill Roe (1935)  -Born on April 16, 1911. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 form Denver, CO. Graduated on June 12, 1935.
Brown, Campbell Huxley (1917)  -Campbell Huxley Brown, Class of 1917: Born- Oct. 25, 1896 in Nashville, Tenn. Father- Lucius Polk Brown of Ashwood, Tenn.; Mother- Jessie Milton Roberts Pat. Grandfather- George Campbell Brown; Pat. Grandmother- Susan Rebecca Polk Mat. Grandfather- Albert Roberts of Nashville, Tenn; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Scott of Toronto, Canada Married- Mary Elizabeth Sandford, daughter of Samuel Richard Sandford on Aug. 13, 1921 No children Entered VMI- Sept. 6, 1913; Graduated Jun 15, 1917 standing 26 in a class of 54 and received his BS in Civil Engineering. Military Service- Captain in the USMC serving in France in 1918 during WWI; retired from the Marine Corps in 1939, but returned to active duty with the Tennessee National Guard in 1941 seeing combat duty in Burma during WWII. Careers- Instructor at the Marine Corps Schools at Quantico; Director of the Tennessee historical marker division; Executive Director of the Tennessee Civil War Centennial Commission; he was also a horseman who was the official starter for the Iriquois Steeplechase in Nashville for many years. Died- Nov. 3, 1988 in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Brown, Cantwell Cox (1931)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from Norfolk, VA. Graduated on June 11, 1931. Died on December 28, 1975.
Brown, Charles Asa (1935)  -Born on October 17, 1912. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Cadiz, OH. Graduated on June 12, 1935.
Brown, Charles Conrad (1910)  -Born on January 3, 1890. Matriculated on September 10, 1906 from St. Louis, MO. Graduated on June 22, 1910. World War I Record: Major, 317th Ammunition Train, 92d Division, A.E.F. Died on January 10, 1971.
Brown, Charles Pugh (1925)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1921 from Eufaula, AL. Graduated on June 17, 1925. Career: Physician. Died on March 28, 1971.
Brown, Charles Walker (1868)  -Charles Walker Brown, Class of 1868. Born- 21 August 1848 in Albermarle County. Matriculated from Staunton, VA. At VMI 6 months. Military Record: With Corps in Richmond trenches until disbanded on 2 April 1865. Post War Career: Farmer, Stock Raiser. Died- 18 March 1908 in Staunton, VA.
Brown, Clyde Randolph (1946)  -contact Archives
Brown, Constantine Pirie (1944)  -contact Archives
Brown, Don Field (1922)  -Born on October 10, 1900. Matriculated on September 3, 1918 from Hillsboro, IL. Graduated on June 21, 1922. Died on December 28, 1973.
Brown, Earl Ivan (1940)  -contact Archives
Brown, Edwin Morris (1868)  -Edwin Morris Brown, Class of 1868. Born- 20 October 1846 in Augusta County. Matriculated from Ft Valley, GA. At VMI 3 and a 1/2 months (1 October 1864- 10 January 1865). Military Record: With Corps in Richmond trenches. Left (AWOL) to join the army. Identification pure speculation, but he may have been the Sgt "E.M. Brown," (no unit shown) whose only record shows he was admitted to the hospital in Richmond on 2 March 1865 and given a 30-day medical furlough on 8 March 1865. Died- 25 April 1882 in Ft Valley, GA. Buried in Oak Lawn Cemetery there.
Brown, Edwin Rice (1923)  -Edwin Rice Brown, Class of 1923: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 11, 1903 in Houston, TX. Father- Edwin Rice Brown; Mother- Myra Lubbock Cabaniss. Pat. Grandfather- Capt. Hezekiah George David Brown; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Peachy Taliaferro. Mat. Grandfather- John Carter Cabaniss; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Noble. Married- On April 23, 1935 to Mary Catherine Donoghue, daughter of T. J. Donoghue of Houston, TX. Children- 1- Anne; 2- Jeoffrey; 3- Michael. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 5, 1919; Graduated- June 13, 1923 with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, standing 18th in a Class of 100. Military Record: Port & Rail Supervisor for Office of Defence Transportation during WW II. Careers: Travel Agent. Died- Date of death unknown.
Brown, Elihu Thompson (1924)  -Born on April 10, 1901. Matriculated on August 30, 1920 from New York City, NY. At VMI for 1 year. Career: Cheif accountant at Hoyt and Co.
Brown, Ernest Claiborne (1917)  -Born on March 29, 1894. Matriculated on September 5, 1913 form Knoxville, TN. Graduated on May 3, 1917. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, Battalion Adjt., 117th Infantry, 30th Division, A.E.F. Severely wounded in action.
Brown, Foster Vincent (1912)  -Born in November, 1890. Matriculated on September 7, 1908 from Chattanooga, TN. Graduated on June 20, 1912. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 28th Infantry, 1st Division, A.E.F. Wounded severely in action. Croix de Guerre with Palm for exceptional bravery in going into "No Man's Land" while wounded, and rescuing his Captain.Career: Lawyer.
Brown, Francis Morrow (1913)  -Born on July 9, 1894. Matriculated on September 1, 1909. At VMI for 1 year. World War I Record: Captain, 320th Field Artillery, 82nd Division, A.E.F.
Brown, Frank Zenas (1900)  -Born on September 2, 1879. Matriculated on September 1, 1896 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1900. Military Recor: 1929: Major 103rd Maine Regt. Died on October 4, 1935.
Brown , George W (1938)  -Born on January 16, 1915. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Lowry, VA. Dropped on February 10, 1937.
Brown, George Wilmer (1863)  -George Wilmer Brown, Class of 1863. Born- unknown Matriculated from Fairfax Court House, VA. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond, spring of 1861, and with 2nd North Carolina and 7th Virginia. At home to recover health then joined Capt. W.M. McGregor's Compnay, Virginia Horse Artillery (Capt G.W. Brown's Company, Virginia Horse Artillery). Made Lt. Made Capt 20 (?) March 1865. Post War Career: Real Estate. In business in Buffalo, NY. Living in Lockport, NY in 1918. Died- 22 March 1927. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Brown, Hampton S (1926)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1922 from Birmingham, AL. At VMI for 2 years.
Brown, Hardie Cox (1922)  -Born on October 27, 1899. Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Birmingham, AL. At VMI for 2 years. Died in 1925.
Brown, Harold (1932)  -Born on July 9, 1911. Matriculated on September 10, 1928. Dropped on June 15, 1929.
Brown, Harry Wilson (1946)  -contact Archives
Brown , Harvey Coleman (1933)  -Born on November 13, 1912. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 14, 1933.
Brown, Herbert Webster (1935)  -Born on November 21, 1912. Matriculated on September 7, 1931. Dismissed on November 13, 1931.
Brown, Hunter Merrill (1931)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from Eufaula, AL. Dropped on June 13, 1928.
Brown, James Andrew (1867)  -James Andrew Brown, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- 1847, at Powhatan C.H., Va. Father- James Andrew Brown; Mother- Mary Campbell Scott. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Never married, no children. Matriculated-April 11, 1864 from Powhatan, VA. Graduated-July 4, 1875. Career: Physician. Died- 1880.
Brown, James Finley (1871)  -Born on February 4, 1848. Matriculated on September 19, 1867 from Columbus, OH. At VMI for 2 years. Worked in Real Estate. Died on December 2, 1897.
Brown, James Marshall (1924)  -Matriculated on August 31, 1920 from New York City, NY. Dropped on September 18, 1920.
Brown, James McKenzie (1907)  -Born on October 11, 1888. Matriculated on September 1, 1904 from Mt. Vernon, KY. World War I record: Lieutenant Colonel, British Expeditionary Force. Operating in Persia during entire War. Awarded Distinguished Service Cross and rapidly promoted.
Brown, John Shackleford (1908)  -Born on November 9, 1886. Matriculated on September 2, 1904 from Fort Worth, Texas. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, Field Re-Mount Squadron 354, U.S. Army, Camp Johnston. Died on September 25, 1963 in Fort Worth, TX
Brown, John Thompson (1897)  -Born on April 18, 1876. Matriculated on September 1, 1893 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 24,1897. Died on November 11, 1903 in Richmond, VA.
Brown , Joseph William (1931)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from El Paso, TX. Dropped on June 15, 1928.
Brown, Leroy Neil (1941)  -contact Archives
Brown, Llewellyn Wise (1930)  -Matriculated on September 14, 1926 from Lynchburg, VA. Dropped on September 13, 1927
Brown, Mahlon Carl (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brown, Marion Monroe (1931)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from McMeehan, WV. Graduated on June 11, 1931. Died on April 23, 1972.
Brown, Maxwell Savage (1938)  -Born on April 22, 1916. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Louisville, KY. Dropped on September 16, 1935.
Brown, Mills (1911)  -Born on March 6, 1889. Matriculated on September 10, 1906 from LaGrange, TX. Graduated on June 21, 1911. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, Field Artillery, U.S. Army. Career: Real Estate. Died on January 4, 1954 in LaGrange, TX.
Brown, Myron Emanuel (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brown, Percy Eads (1919)  -Born on September 29, 1897. Matriculated on January 6, 1916 from Chevy Chase, MD. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army. Died on July 29, 1979.
Brown, Phillip Francis (Board of Visitors)  -Phillip Francis Brown of Blue Ridge Springes, VA. Member Board of Visitors 1900-06; prop Blue Ridge Springs Hotel; Member VA House of Delegates 1891-92; died 24 Mar 1921.
Brown, Richard Henry (1903)  -Born on October 2, 1881. Matriculated on August 31, 1899 from Tyler, TX. Graduated on June 23, 1903.
Brown, Robert Pendleton (1932)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1932. Died on October 6, 1964.
Brown, Ronald Lee (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brown, Roy Hogan (1910)  -Born on September 20, 1887. Matriculated on September 12, 1906 from Knoxville, TN. Resigned on January 31, 1908. Died on July 8, 1947.
Brown, Rufus Kelly (1873)  -Born on July 9, 1845. Matriculated on November 21, 1870 from Pikeville, TN. Graduated on July 4, 1873. Died on September 7, 1935.
Brown, Samuel Ralph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brown, Seymour (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brown, Stuart Ellett (1908)  -Born on December 27, 1886. Matriculated on September 2, 1904 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 24, 1908. Died on February 5, 1972.
Brown, Thomas Audrie (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brown, Willard Cowles (1914)  -World War I record: Lieutenant, Asst. Paymaster, American Expeditionary Forces. Promoted to Lt. Supply Corps, U.S. Navy resigned. On inactive List, Reserve Force.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Brown, William Butler (1935)  -Born on January 22, 1914. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Goldsboro, NC. Dropped on January 11, 1933.
Brown, William Irrin (Not A VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brown, William Melville (1938)  -Born on December 10, 1916. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Richmond, VA. Dropped on January 30, 1935.
Brown, William Morris (1934)  -Born on October 27, 1912. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Fort Worth, TX. Dropped on June 15, 1932. Died on January 27, 1988.
Brown, William Nelson (1893)  -Born on August 21, 1873. Matriculated on August 21, 1889 from Gainesville, VA. Graduated on June 29, 1893. Worked as a civil engineer with the U.S. Geological Survey. Died on January 12, 1959 in Washington D.C.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Brown, William Norman (1942)  -contact Archives
Brown, Jr., Richard Louis (1863)  -Richard Louis Brown, Jr. Class of 1863. Born- 22 February 1843. Matriculated from Upshur County , WV. At VMI 1 year and 10 months over a 3 year time. Unofficial source says he attended a college in DC (unnamed) prior to entering VMI. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond during the spring and summer of 1861. Served with 17th Virginia Cavalry late 1861. Dismissed from VMI 17 March 1862 for neglect of duty. He made Sgt, Company C, 1st Maryland until regiment mustered out August 1862. Joined 62nd Virginia (1st Virginia Rangers). Captured 10 September 1862 in Pocahontas County, WV. He was held in Wheeling, WV and Camp Chase, OH. Exchanged at Vicksburg, MS on 1 November 1862. Meanwhile he was appointed Cadet Reserved Army Confederate States and then Lt, Company K, 17th Virginia Cavalry. Badly wounded in action at Monocacy in the left thigh. He was in the hospital in Charlottesville. He was paroled 24 April 1865 at Winchester as 2nd Lt, Company C, 17th Virginia Cavalry. Post War Career: Farmer, Merchant. Lived in Anne Arundel County and Baltimore, MD. Died- 25 May 1900
Browne, Bowyer Brockenbrough (1901)  -Born on: October 10, 1880. Matriculated on: September 17, 1897 from Lexington, VA. At VMI for 2 years. World War I Record: Lieutenant Colonel, Engineers, U.S. Army, A.E.F. Entered Service at beginning of War, Captain Engineers, U.S. Army. Organized, Commanded and Carried overseas the 39th Engineers; later commanded the 303rd Engineers, 78th Division, A.E.F.(1920)Commanding the 318th Engineers, U.S. Army, Camp Grant, Ill. Died on: April 17, 1965.
Browne, Charles Willing (1880)  -Born on December 3, 1861. Matriculated on August 31, 1876 from Philadelphia, PA. Graduated on July 1, 1880. Worked in insurance, real estate and farming. Died on February 11, 1926 in Cantonsville, MD.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Browne, D. McC. (1860)  -Matriculated on July 30, 1856 from Jeffersonville, VA. At VMI for one year.
Browne, Joseph Swift (1878)  -Matriculated on August 21, 1874 from Baltimore, MD. Graduated on July 2, 1878. Worked as a farmer. Died on March 21, 1921.
Browne, Lloyd Southgate (1929)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1925. Dropped on October 13, 1925.
Browne, Orris Applethwaite (1862)  -Orris Applethwaite Browne, Class of 1862. Born- 8 August 1842. Matriculated from Accomac. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: Left VMI July 1860 to enter US Naval Academy. Resigned 25 April 1861. He was in the Virginia Navy. He made Midshipman Provisional Confederate States Navy 2 June 1861. He was Acting Midshipman 8 July 1861. Passed midshipman. Assigned to CCS United States in 1861; Gosport Navy Yard in 1862; Charlotte, NC in 1862; CCS Patrick Henry 1862-1863; CSS Texas 1863; and CSS Shenandoah 1864-1865. He was on the Shenandoah on her cruise to the North Pacific and voyage back to England that ended November 1865. Post War Career: Farmer. Lived in Argentina 1865-1867. Died- 28 September 1898 in Baltimore, MD.
Browne, Samuel Cornelius (1874)  -Born on August 5, 1856. Matriculated on August 6, 1870 from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for one year. Worked as a farmer, merchant, and bookkeeper. Died on August 3, 1914.
Browne, William Travers (1844)  -William Travers Browne, Class of 1844. b. ca. 1825, matriculated from Spottsylvania Co.; d. 1855 Houston, Texas; Parents- William Browne and Emily Stone; non-graduate; no military record; physician; never married?
Browne, Winston Melville (1928)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1924 from Bloxom, VA. Dropped on November 2, 1924.
Browning, Armistead Willis (1929)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1924 from Orange, VA. At VMI for 5 years.
Browning, Francis Henry Hill (1934)  -Born on February 5, 1912. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Orange, VA. At VMI for 4 years.
Browning, George L. (Board of Visitors)  -George L. Browning of Madison. Member Board of Visitors 1907-20; lawyer; Justice VA Supreme Court; Orange VA; died 19 Apr 1912, aged 76.
Browning , George Landon (1931)  -Born on November 29, 1909. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Orange, VA. Graduated on June 11, 1931. Worked as a chemist. Died on February 9, 1960.
Brownley, Trenholm Lowell (1946)  -contact Archives
Brownley III, Claud Peterson (1939)  -Born on August 9, 1918. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Norfolk, VA. Graduated on June 14, 1939.
Brownlow, Edward McPherson (1930)  -Matriculated on September 14, 1926 from Abingdon, VA. Dropped on January 26, 1927. Worked as a mail carrier. Died on September 14, 1958 in Abingdon, VA.
Broyles, Adam Courtney (1867)  -Adam Courtney Boryles, Class of 1867. Born- Unknown, Matriculated from Broylesville, TN. At VMI 3 weeks. Dropped from VMI rolls 10 September 1863. Military Record: Enlisted 12 February 1864 at Broylesville, TN as Pvt, Company H, 5th (Col G.W. McKenzie's) TN Cavalry. On 11 March 1864 roll. Post War Career: Merchant. Lived in California. Died- Unknown.
Bruce, Alexander (1854)  -Alexander Bruce, Class of 1854: Genealogy: Born- May 16, 1833, in "Berry Hill" Halifax Co., Virginia. Father- James Coles Bruce, b. Halifax Co; Mother- Eliza Douglas, b. Greensville Co., VA. Paternal Grandfather- James Bruce of Halifax, Co.; Paternal Grandmother- Sallie Coles. Maternal Grandparents: unknown. Married- In 1855, Mary Evelyn Anderson (died 1916), daughter of Judge Francis Thomas Anderson (b. Botetourt Co. 1808, died Lexington, Rockbridge Co., 1887) and Mary Ann Alexander (b. 1806 Rockbridge Co., died 1881 Lexington); sister of William A. Anderson who lived in Lexington, VA. Children of Alexander and Mary living circa 1910: 1- Walter Coles Bruce; 2- Malcolm G. Bruce; 3- Ellen Bruce Crane. VMI Record: Matriculated July 24, 1850 from Halifax Co.; graduated July 1854, standing 13th of 14 graduates. Military Record: Civil War; C.S.A. reserves. Due to physical problems could not join army, but raised provisions on his farm for use by military. Career: Planter/farmer. Death: Oct. 5, 1906, at "Berry Hill" Halifax Co., Va.
Bruce, George William (1846)  -George William Bruce, Class of 1846. b. 1827 Winchester, VA; d. 1917 Moundsville, VA; Parents- John Bruce and Sydney Smith; graduate; no military record; physician; married 1st- 1850, Mary Burley (d. 1866); married 2nd 1867, Ella Burley.
Bruce, Howard (1897)  -Born on August 31, 1879. Matriculated on September 4, 1894 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 24, 1897. Died on June 17, 1961.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bruce, James Arthur (1937)  -Born on May 19, 1913. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Richmond, VA. Dropped on September 6, 1934. Died on September 29, 1963 from Mobile, AL.
Bruce, James Coles (Board of Visitors)  -James Coles Bruce, of Halifax Co., VA. Member Board of Visitors 1861-62, Pres 1861-62. VA House of Delegates 1832-34; Conv 1861; died 29 Sept 1878; aged 63.
Bruce, James Douglas (1853)  -James Douglas Bruce, Class of 1853: Genealogy: Born- July 1833, in Winchester, Va. Father- John Bruce; Mother- Sydney Smith. Grandparents: unknown. 1st marriage- Angeline Brooke, no children. 2nd marriage- M. Claiborne Hubard, no children. Military Record: Civil War; LtCol, 47th Va. Infantry, C.S.A. Career: Civil engineer; Farmer. Died- Jan. 18, 1922, in Millwood, Va.; buried in Winchester, Va.
Bruce, Sam Morse (1926)  -Born on September 20, 1903. Matriculated on September 6, 1921 from Houston, TX. At VMI for 1 year 3 months. Died on February 1983.
Bruce, Thomas (1875)  -Matriculated on August 19, 1870 from South Boston, VA. Dropped on September 14,1872.
Bruce, Walter Taylor (1918)  -Born on April 7, 1896. Matriculated on September 9, 1914 from Portsmouth, Va. At VMI for 1 years. Died on October 20, 1948.
Bruce, William Ballard (1855)  -William Ballard Bruce, Class of 1855: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 19, 1834, in Halifax, Va. Father- James C. Bruce; Mother- unknown. Grandparents: unknown. 1st marriage- Maria Morson; 1st child- Rose Bruce; 2nd- Sarah Bruce; 3rd- Marie Bruce. 2nd marriage- Belle Graem Anderson; no children. Military Record- Civil War; Capt., C.S.A. Career: Planter. Died- Fall 1899.
Bruck, Leonard Herz (1924)  -Born on February 12, 1902. Matriculated on September 9, 1919 from Tyler, TX. Dropped in September 1922. Worked as a salesman. Died on September 17, 1970.
Bruggeman, Robert George (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brugh, James Taylor (1932)  -Matriculated on September 19, 1927 from Rocky Mount, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1932.
Brugh , Lynn Kanaga (1926)  -Born on October 29, 1902. Matriculated on February 1, 1923 from Hagerstown, MD. Dropped on February 2, 1923.
Bruner, Francis Daniel Pastorius (1921)  -Born on January 14, 1899. Matriculated on September 1, 1917 from Roanoke, VA. At VMI for 1 year, 3 months.
Bruning, Armin Menzel (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brunn, John (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Brunner, Charles Calvin (1932)  -contact Archives
Brunner, Henry (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bruns, Thomas Muldrop Logan (1909)  -Born on August 20, 1889. Matriculated on September 26 from Howardsville, VA. At VMI for 1 year. World War I record: Sgt. Base Hospital No. 123, American Expeditionary Forces. Died on December 3, 1976.
Brush, Robert H. (1911)  -Matriculated on September 12, 1907 from Staten Island, NY. Dismissed on September 14, 1907.
Bruton, Clarence Foster (1924)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1920 from Sikestown, MO. At VMI for 1 year. Died on July 14, 1930 at Sikestown, MO.
Bruton, Thomas Wade (1925)  -Born on September 10, 1902. Matriculated on September 8, 1921 from Briscoe, NC. Graduated on June 17, 1925. Died on May 21, 1976.
Bryan, Augustus McNair (1926)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1922 from Tarboro, NC. Graduated on June 16, 1926. Died on March 12, 1966.
Bryan, Blackshear Morrison (1920)  -Born on February 8, 1900. Matriculated on September 4, 1917 from Alexandria, LA. Resigned on November 2, 1918. Died on March 2, 1977.
Bryan, Charles Junius (1921)  -Born on April 8, 1900. Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Goldsboro, NC. At VMI for 2 years.
Bryan, Donald Howard (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bryan, Edward Dudley (1917)  -Born on February 9, 1897. Matriculated on September 13, 1912 from Tarboro, NC. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Infantry, U.S. Army, 155th D.B., Camp Lee. Died on September 18, 1964.
Bryan, Frederick Gerald (1925)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1922 from Harrisburg, PA. Graduated on June 17, 1925.
Bryan, Henry Thomas (1889)  -Born on July 1, 1865. Matriculated on August 31, 1885 from Tarboro, NC. At VMI for 1 year. Died on June 28, 1935.
Bryan, Henry Thomas (1913)  -Born on July 17, 1892. Matriculated on September 5, 1908 from Tarboro, NC. Graduated on June 18, 1913. World War I Record: Captain, 30th Division. Aide to General Faison, A.E.F.
Bryan, James Lawrenson (1843)  -James Lawrenson Bryan, Class of 1843. b. 1824, Cambridge, MD; d. 1904, Cambridge, MD; Parents- James Bryan & Emily LeCompte; Matriculated on July 20, 1840; graduated on July 4, 1843; 1st Virginia Regiment, Mexican War; doctor, Episcopal clergyman; married Anne Aurelia Pattison, 1852.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bryan, John (1871)  -Matriculated on October 15, 1867 from Savannah, GA. At VMI for 1 year.
Bryan, John Randolph (1861)  -John Randolph Bryan, Jr. Class of 1861: Genealogy: Born- Jan. 9, 1841 at "Chatham" near Fredericksburg, Va. Father- Dr. John Randolph Bryan; Mother- Elizabeth Tucker Coulter. Pat. Grandfather- Hon. Joseph Bryan; Pat. Grandmother- Delia Forman. Mat. Grandfather- Judge John Coulter; Mat. Grandmother- Frances Bland Tucker. Married- Margaret Randolph Minor, daughter of William N. Minor and Mary Waters Terrell. Children- 1- John Randolph Bryan, III; 2- Mary Waters Bryan, who married Dr. John J. Hitchcock; 3- Elizabeth Coulter Bryan; 4- Evelyn Bryan, who married Dr. James B. Bullett; 5- Margaret Randolph Bryan, who married Robert L. Williston; 6- Dr. William Minor Bryan; 7- Isabel J. Bryan; 8- Joseph Bryan, who died in infancy. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 22, 1857; Dismissed Sept. 23, 1858 for refusing to go to dress parade after being given a direct order by Acting Supt. Preston. Civil War Record: Appointed as civilian, chief clerk at headquarters of Maj. Gen. J. B. Magruder in late 1861; also volunteer aide-de-camp to Magruder; made three ascentions in a hot air observation balloon for Gen. J. E. Johnston in late 1862, giving him the nickname "Balloon Bryan"; Seems to have served in some capacity on staff of Maj. Gen. J. B. Magruder from Dec. 1862- April 1863, but no official appointments are recorded; Employed as clerk to Maj. J. H. Lacy June 1- Nov. 20, 1863; applied for field duty May, 1864; served as assistant Quarter Master in Charlottesville, Va. Feb. 1865. Careers: Planter; realtor. Died- Dec. 27, 1917 in Richmond Va. Buried at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Va.
Bryan, Lewis Randolph (1912)  -Born on August 17, 1892. Matriculated on September 1, 1909 from Houston, TX. At VMI for 1 year. World War I Record: Major, Adjutant 72nd Infantry Brigade, 36th Division A.E.F. Promoted Major for gallantry and remained with Headquarters, this unit, to the end. Died on January 30, 1959 in Houston, TX.
Bryan, Pendleton (1862)  -Pendleton Bryan, Class of 1862. Born- 12 May 1844. (Youngest antebellum Civil War alumnus for whom a birthday is known. Some records show the month of birth as April). Matriculated from Harrisonburg, VA. At VMI 16 days. Deserted from VMI and then dismissed August 1858. Military Record: With local company ("Valley Guards") to suppress John Brown raid in 1859. Unofficial source says he became a 2nd Lt in the company on 22 February 1861. Entered the Army on 18 April 1861 with company that became Company G, 10th Virginia. Wounded in action in the scalp at First Manassas where he took command of the company after other officers collapsed double-timing from the train to the battle. Resigned 21 August 1861, probably because he was not elected Capt. Unofficial sources indicate he served with Capt J.H. McNeill's Company, Virginia Cavalry (Partisan Rangers). (May have served in the first Company L, 62nd Virginia, commanded by McNeill until broken up in 1863). Unofficial source says he served for a time as a staff officer. Seems to have been the 21-yr old Pvt, Company F, 62nd Virginia whose only record shows he was paroled at Harrisonburg 2 May 1865. Post War Career: Lawyer, Public Official. Clerk of City of Hustings Court, clerk of common council 1868-1879. Mayor of Harrisonburg 1881-1886, commissioner in chancery 1870-1906, commissioner of county accounts 1901, jury commissioner, bail commissioner, magistrate of central district 1897-1906. Married Emma Lyon (or Lyons) in 1868. Died- 29 August 1906 in Harrisonburg,VA of "neuralgia of the heart." He is buried in Woodbine Cemetery in Harrisonburg, VA.
Bryan, III, Henry Thomas (1945)  -contact Archives
Bryan, Jr, Ralph Scott (1943)  -contact Archives
Bryant, Alexander Wilson (1932)  -Born on February 6, 1910. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Petersburg, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1932.
Bryant, Arthur Herbert (1898)  -Born on November 16, 1878. Matriculated on September 1, 1894 from Alexandria, VA. Dropped on September 30, 1896. Died on April 13, 1952.
Bryant, Everett Russell (1924)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1920 from Boykins, VA. Dropped on October 1, 1920.
Bryant, James Columbus (1933)  -Born on October 10, 1913. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from El Paso, TX. Dropped on January 26, 1931.
Bryant, John Carlyle Herbert (1864MS)  -John Carlyle Herbert Bryant, Class of 1864MS. Born- 1843 in Lexington. Matriculated from Georgetown, DC. At VMI 6 weeks. Military Record: Applicant for US Military Academy. Enlisted 17 April 1861 at Alexandria as Pvt, Company A, 17th Virginia. Applied 18 May 1861 for cadetship. Appointed 2nd Lt, Provisional Army of Virginia. Discharged 5 June 1861 to go to VMI. Rejoined Company A, 17th Virginia 1 September 1861 as Pvt. Appointed Adjutant at re-organization of regiment 29 April 1862. Acting Adjutant for Brig Gen (later Lt Gen) A.P. Hill May 1862. Made 1st Lt (probably Reserve Army, Confederate States), Assistant Adjutant General, on staff of Col (later Brig Gen) M.D. Corse, commanding brigade. Wounded in action and captured at Antietam. Exchanged 21 October 1862. Aide-de-Camp to Corse 14 November 1862; Acting Assistant and Inspector General October 1863. Made Capt, Reserve Army Confederate States, Assistant Adjutant General, Lt Gen J. Longstreet's staff 2 November 1863. Back on Corse's staff 1864. Capt and Inspector General on staff of Brig Gen W.R. Terry (VMI Class of 1850) in 1865. Slightly wounded in action (in the left foot) and captured at Sayler's Creek 6 April 1865. On US hospital ship State of Maine and in DC Hospital. Released on oath 9 June 1865. Post War Career: Merchant, Fertilizer Business. Lived in Alexandria. Died- 11 April 1914.
Bryant, Richard Barrett (1892)  -Born on March 10, 1872. Matriculated on October 16, 1888 from Franklin, VA. Resigned on September 13, 1889.
Bryant, William (1894)  -Born in December 1874. Matriculated on August 19, 1890 from Alexandria, VA. Graduated on June 28, 1894. Worked in manufacturing of fertilizers. Died on August 17, 1911 in New Port, RI.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bryant, William Conway (1910)  -Born on November 17, 1882. Matriculated on September 11, 1906 from Raynor, Va. At VMI for 2 years. Died on October 31, 1965.
Bryce, David (1936)  -Born on December 3, 1913. Matriculated on September 5, 1932 from Greenville, RI. Dropped on September 14, 1934.
Bryfogle, Marvin Elwood (1925)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1921 from Nescopeck, PA. Dropped on February 27, 1922.
Bryson, James Edward (1922)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1918 from Savannah, GA. At VMI for 1 year.
Bryson, John West (1925)  -Matriculated on November 5, 1921. Dropped in September, 1922. Died in February 1960.
Buch, George Radforth (1922)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1917 from Powell, Wyoming. Failed to graduate in 1922; graduated later.
Buchanan, George Coulter (1880)  -Born on March 21, 1861. Matriculated on August 29, 1876 from Louisville, KY. Graduated on July 1, 1880. Worked as a steward for the U.S. Penitentiary at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, and then a moving picture operator.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Buchanan, James Anthony (1879)  -Born on September 16, 1854. Matriculated on September 3, 1875 from Memphis, TN. Dismissed on June 28, 1876. Died on March 2, 1915.
Buchanan, John Alexander (Board of Visitors)  -John Alexander Buchanan of Abingdon, VA. Member Board of Visitors 1888-89; lawyer; VA House of Delegates 1885-87; justice of the Supreme Court of VA; died 2 Sept 1921; aged 77.
Buchanan, John Lee (Board of Visitors)  -John Lee Buchanan, Member Board of Visitors 1888-89; Supt Public Instructor; teacher; President University of Arkansas 1894-11902; died 1922, aged 91.
Buchanan, John Preston (1906)  -Born on January 31, 1888. Matriculated on September 1, 1903 from Marion, VA. Resigned on January 18, 1904. Died on September 15, 1937 in Marion, VA.
Buchanan, Joseph Douglas (1922)  -Born on December 18, 1901. Matriculated on September 2, 1918 from Jackson, GA. Dropped on December 13, 1919. Died on November 12, 1983.
Buchanan, Lionel Meredith (1925)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1921 from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on June 14, 1975.
Buchanan, Robert Franklin (1924)  -Matriculated on September 24, 1920 form Stamps, AR. Graduated on June 18, 1924. Died on September 24, 1989.
Buchanan, Thomas G. (1896)  -Matriculated on September 22, 1892 from Baltimore, MD. Resigned on October 1, 1892.
Bucher, Oliver Boone (1917)  -Born in Bridgewater, Virginia on December 5, 1890. Matriculated on September 3, 1913 from Portsmouth, VA. and graduated in 1917. Commissioned in the Coast Artillery Corps in 1917. Commandant of VMI 1946-1951. Retired from Army in December 1950. Died March 17, 1962, buried Arlington National Cemetery.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Buck, George (1855)  -George Buck, Class of 1855: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 8, 1831, in Morgan Co., Berkeley Springs, WVa. Father- Isaiah Buck; Mother- Catherine Waugh. Pat. Grandfather- Robert Buck; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Achsah Carroll Messner; no children. Matriculated on July 22, 1852 from Morgan Co.,VA. Graduated on July 4, 1855. Military Record- Civil War; Capt., 33rd Va. Infantry, C.S.A. Career: Lawyer; Teacher; Author. Died- March 15, 1880, in Morgan Co., Berkeley Springs, WVa.
Buck, Horace Miller (1919)  -Born on May 27, 1898. Matriculated on October 9, 1916 from New York, NY. Dropped on October 23, 1916.
Buck, John Harris (1934)  -Born on March 25, 1912. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Port Dover, Ontario, Canada. Graduated on June 13, 1934. Died on October 7, 1974.
Buck, Linton Neville (1870)  -Born on December 4, 1847. Matriculated on September 8, 1866 from Front Royal, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1870. Died on July 23, 1912
Buck, William Langdon (1874)  -contact Archives
Buck , William Morley (1931)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from Port Dover, Ontario, Canada. Graduated on June 11, 1931.
Buck, William Thomas (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Buckingham, Walter Samuel (1946)  -contact Archives
Buckner, Colin (1872)  -Matriculated on August, 19, 1867 from Lexington, VA. At VMI for 2 years.
Buckner, Simon Bolivar (1906)  -Born on July 18, 1886. Matriculated on September 1, 1902 from Hart County, KY. Resigned on May 1, 1904. Died in World War II. Maj. Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr., U.S. Army was killed in action on June 18, 1945, on Okinawa while commanding the Tenth U.S. Army. Buckner died instantly on the front lines when he was hit by a Japanese shell while observing an attack by the Marine 8th Regimental Combat Team. He was the first U.S. Army commander in chief to be killed in World War II.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Buckner, William Paul (1926)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1922 from New York City, NY. Resigned on January 1, 1923. Died in 1945.
Budd, George Cameron (1939)  -Born on November 1, 1917. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 14, 1939.
Budd, Robert Dunn (1896)  -Born on October 29, 1873. Matriculated on September 8, 1892 from Petersburg, VA. Dismissed on October 17, 1893. Worked as a civil engineer. Died on July 30, 1935.
Budd, Robert Dunn (1923)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1919 from Petersburg, VA. Graduated on June 13, 1923. Died on September 12, 1983.
Budelis, Edward Michael (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Buell, B. B. (1882)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1878 from St. Joseph, MO. At VMI for 1 year, 3 months.
Buescher, Alfred Godfrey (1911)  -Born on March 17, 1891. Matriculated on September 4, 1907 from Smithville, TX. Graduated on June 21, 1911. Died on December 19, 1974.
Buescher, Billie Elmer (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Buesching, Theodore Frederick (1936)  -Born on March 3, 1912. Matriculated on September 5, 1932 from Fort Wayne, IN. Dismissed on December 14, 1932.
Buesing, Robert Harry (1945)  -contact Archives
Buffalano, August Anthony Charles (1936)  -Born on August 27, 1913. Matriculated on September 8, 1932 from Brooklyn, NY. Graduated on June 17, 1936.
Buffington, Edward Stanard (1867)  -Edward Stanard Buffington, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. C. Genealogy: Born- August 11, 1847, in Cabell Co., West Va. Father- Peter Cline Buffington; Mother- Eliza Jane Stanard. Pat. Grandfather- Col. William Buffington; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Scales. Mat. Grandfather- Edward Stanard; Mat. Grandmother- Rebecca Carter. Married- Anna Lyell, in 1873. Children- Richard Lyell Buffington. Career: Physician. Died- February 24, 1929.
Buford, Algernon Sidney (1900)  -Born on December 19, 1880. Matriculated on September 1, 1897 from Richmond, VA. Resigned on Septembe 11, 1899. Died on November 29, 1951 in Richmond, VA.
Buford , Algernon Sidney (1934)  -Born on May 30, 1912. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 13, 1934.
Buford, Algernon Sidney (Board of Visitors)  -Col. Algernon Sidney Buford of Richmond, VA. Member Board of Visitors 1884-87; lawyer; Pres Richmond & Danville RR Co.; VA House of Delegates 1853-84, 1861-65,1887-88; died 6 May 1911, aged 65.
Buford, Charles James Fox (1856)  -Charles James Fox Buford, Class of 1856: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1830. Father- William Buford; Mother- Susan Robertson Shelton. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Nannie Lindsay Chewning; one child- Susan Buford Nalle. VMI Record: Matriculated on September 1, 1852 from Pittsylvania Co., VA. At VMI for 2 years. Career: Teacher. died- Sept. 26, 1859, in Marshall Co., Mississippi.
Buford, John Ridley (1864)  -John Ridley Buford, Class of 1864. Born-8 September 1840 in Louisville, AL Matriculated from Clayton, AL At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond during the spring of 1861. Enlisted for 3 years on 30 April 1862 at Eufaula, AL as Pvt (Capt R.F. Kolb's Company, Alabama Artillery). Made Sgt. Made 1st Sgt on 1 July 1862. Reduced to ranks on 4 November 1862. Transferred to Eufaula, AL Artillery on 17 October 1863. In the hospital in Union Springs, AL from September to November of 1864. Admitted to St. Mary's Hospital, West Point, MS on 15 December 1864 with colitis. Surrendered under the agreement signed 4 May 1865 at Citronelle, AL. Paroled in Meridian, MS on 10 May 1865. Post War Career: Civil Engineer. Moved to Brazil soon after the war. A 1912 photograph shows him with fellow exiles in Brazil where he died sometime after 3 June 1913. Died- Unknown
Buford, Julius Gordon (1890)  -Born on July 27, 1865. Matriculated on September 6, 1884 from Dublin, VA. At VMI for 9 months. Died on September 15, 1951.
Buford, Lanier Dunn (1938)  -Born on January 2, 1916. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1938.
Buford, Robert Strother (1945)  -contact Archives
Bugg, Jr, Wadsworth (1943)  -contact Archives
Builder, John Lindsay (1927)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1923 from Birmingham, AL. Graduated on June 15, 1927. Died on July 31 1970.
Buist, Albert Mowry (1900)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1896 from Charleston, SC. Resigned on December 20, 1896. Worked as a merchant. Died on June 1, 1911 in Charleston, SC.
Buist Jr, William Edward (1933)  -Born on August 3, 1910. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Nashville, TN. Graduated on June 14, 1933.
Bulkey, Edward A (1917)  -World War I record: (No definite information, but believed to have been in the Service)
Bulkley, Edward Atkinson (1917)  -Born on July 31, 1897. Matriculated on September 6, 1913 from New York City, NY. Graduated in June 1917. Served in the U.S. Army. Died on January 30, 1956. Buried in Louisville, KY.
Bulkley, Merwin (1927)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1923 from New York City, NY. Dropped on September 22, 1923.
Bull, Charles Pinckney (1894)  -Matriculated on September 16, 1890 from Plainfield, NJ. Dropped on September 26, 1890.
Bullens, Denison Kingsley (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bullington, Norwood William (1925)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1921 from Durham, NC. Dismissed on September 22, 1921.
Bullington, Robert McCarthy (1921)  -Born on June 10, 1900. Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Worked as a sales manager. Died on May 11, 1960.
Bullock, William Barker (1910)  -Born on August 12, 1889. Matriculated on September 4, 1906 from Irvin, VA. AT VMI for 2 yaers.
Bulman, Alvin Durbin (1885)  -Alvin Durbin Bulman, Class of 1885: Genealogy: Born- Jan. 27, 1865 at Little Plymouth, King and Queen Co. Va. Father- John Wesley Bulman; Mother- Lucy Ellen Kidd. Pat. Grandfather- Thomas Bulman; Pat. Grandmother- Margaret Campbell. Mat. Grandfather- Loderwick Kidd; Mat. Grandmother- Myra Campbell. Married- Wife’s name unknown. Children- 1- John Alvin Bulman; 2-Nellie Bulman, who married Maxwell Boutilier; 3- William Frederick Bulman. 2 other children died young. Names unknown. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Oct. 7, 1881; Left after one year. Careers: Salesman; Newspaper reporter; Fiction writer. Died- Date unknown.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Bumgardner , Rudolph (1932)  -Born on January 28, 1991. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Staunton, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1932. Died on December 18, 1973.
Bumgardner, Willis Happer (1895)  -Born on June 23, 1874. Matriculated on September 8, 1891 from Staunton, VA. Graduated on June 27, 1895. Career: physician. Died on December 4 1911 in Washington D.C.
Bunch, Hildred George (1942)  -contact Archives
Buncher, Alvin Leonard (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bundy, David Reed (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bundy, Richard Jenness (1920)  -Born on December 26, 1899. Matriculated on September 2, 1916 from Cleveland, OH. Graduated on June 18, 1920. Died on July 17, 1958 in Speculator, NY.
Bunting, Jere (1922)  -Born on December 29, 1899. Matriculated on September 4, 1918 from Bristol, VA. Graduated on June 21, 1922. Died on November 24, 1957.
Bunting, WM. McKay (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Buonanno, Domenick Arthur (1941)  -contact Archives
Buracker, Edward Manning (1909)  -Born on December 21, 1888. Matriculated on September 5, 1905 from Baltimore, MD. Graduated on June 23, 1909. World War I record: At Naval Training Station, Hampton Roads, as military instructor. Died on December 17, 1971.
Buracker, Edward Michael (1925)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1920 from Fayette, MO. Dropped in September, 1922. Died on January 23, 1975.
Buracker, Joseph Amiss (1923)  -Born on December 25, 1899. Matrculated on September 1, 1919 from Luray, VA. At VMI for 1 year. Worked as a salesman. Died on June 29, 1941.
Buracker, Samuel Lewis (1916)  -Born on January 25, 1896. Matriculated on September 2, 1912 from Luray, VA. Dismissed on March 26, 1915. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 318th Infantry, 80th Division, A.E.F. Died on October 23, 1962.
Buracker, Walter Harban (1917)  -Born on November 3, 1896. Matriculated on September 3, 1912 from Baltimore, MD. Dismissed on May 18, 1914. Worked as an accountant and auditor.
Burbridge, Carl Samuel (1944)  -contact Archives
Burch, Edgar Francis (1920)  -Matriculated in September 1916 from Leesburg, VA. Died on July 6, 1968.
Burch, Robert Dale (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burchell, Arthur L. (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burchfield, James Wilson (1940)  -contact Archives
Burd, Howard Lewis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burdan, Charlie Creto (1926)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1923 from Pottstown, PA. Dropped on January 3, 1924.
Burdeau, George Thompson (1911)  -Born on March 30, 1891.Matriculated on September 11, 1906. At VMI for 2 years and 3 months. Military Record: Died in World War II. 1Sgt. George T. Burdeau, Jr., U.S Army Air Force. Died in Italy on July 18, 1944, of a heart attack. Burdeau was a Regular Army cavalry first lieutenant in World War I.
Burdeau, John Gwathney (1922)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1918 from St. Louis, MO. At VMI for 1 year. Career: President of Burdeau Real Estate Co,
Burdett, Edward Abbott (1932)  -Born on April 27, 1910. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Norfolk, VA. Dropped on June 15, 1929. Died on September 3, 1931.
Burdon, Donald Cameron (1944)  -contact Archives
Burgard, John Phillip (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burgard, John Williams (1931)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from Louisville, KY. Graduated on June 11, 1931. Career: Engineer. Died in March 1980.
Burgdorf, Augustus James (1901)  -Born on October 18, 1880. Matriculated on September 7, 1897 from Washington D.C. At VMI for 1 year, 4 months. Died on Janurary 28, 1899.
Burger, Alexander Stuart (1878)  -Born on October 17, 1853. Matriculated on March 12, 1873 from Millboro, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on July 11, 1882.
Burger , Ammen Lewis (1938)  -Born on April 25, 1917. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1938.
Burger, Henry Irvine (1920)  -Born on May 19, 1896. Matriculated on Septemebr 8, 1915 from Natural Bridge, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1920. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Infantry, U.S. Army. Died on January 2, 1952 in Richmond, VA.
Burgess, Armistead Alexander (1862)  -Armistead Alexander Burgess, Class of 1862: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 22, 1843 in Culpeper Co. Va. Father- Edward Burgess; Mother- Elizabeth F. Allen. Pat. Grandfather- Alexander Burgess; Pat. Grandmother- Agnes Reid. Mat. Grandfather- Newman Allen; Mat. Grandmother- Mary A. (maiden name unknown) Never married; no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 27, 1860; Graduated Dec. 6, 1861 ranking 12th in a Class of 35. Military Record: Drill master for the Corps of Cadets stationed in Richmond Va. in the Spring of 1861; Enlisted April 1, 1862 at Orange Co. Court House as Private in Co. I, 1st Va. Infantry. Died- May 31, 1862. Killed in action in the Battle of Seven Pines.
Burgess, B. J. (1879)  -Matriculated on August 7, 1875 from Northumberland Co, VA. Dropped on March 31, 1876.
Burgess, Carter Lane (1939)  -Born on December 31, 1916. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Roanoke, VA. Graduated on June 14, 1939.
Burgess, Jarvis Turner (1902)  -Matriculated on August 31, 1898 from Mobile, AL. Dismissed on February 10, 1899.
Burgess, John Jarvis (1935)  -Born on August 18, 1935. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Fort Worth, TX. Graduated on June 12, 1935.
Burgess, Laurence Edward (1924)  -Born on February 17, 1902. Matriculated on September 1, 1920 from Scottsville, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1924. Career: Engineer.
Burgess, Willie Harold (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Scottsville, VA. At VMI for 2 years.
Burgin, Samuel Earle (1917)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1912 from Birmingham, AL. Dismissed on February 9, 1914.
Burgwyn, George Pollok (1868)  -George Pollok Burgwyn, Class of 1868. Born- 16 May 1847 in Jackson, NC. (Some records show Date of Birth as 19 May) Matriculated from Garysburg, NC. At VMI 3 months. At Georgetown College (now University) 1859, 1866. Military Record: Drillmaster, spring through fall of 1861. Unofficial source says with 26th NC and courier for a NC brigade. At UNC 1863-1864. Unofficial source says he was a courier for Gen (M.W.?) Ransom. Entered VMI 31 December 1864. With Corps in Richmond trenches until it disbanded 2 April 1865. Post War Career: Planter. Married Emma Wright Ridley (or Redley) in 1869. Brother of Burgwyn, HK Class of 1861. Died- 5 January 1907 in Jackson, NC.
Burgwyn, Jr., Henry King (1861)  -Henry King Burgwyn, Jr., Class of 1861. Born- 3 October 1841. Matriculated from Garysburg, NC. At VMI 2 years. (Entered as a junior/VMI Second Classman). Military Record: Failed to get an appointment to the US Military Academy and entered UNC, where he received his B.S. in 1859. He then entered VMI. He was a Drillmaster in Richmond during the spring of 1861 and later at Camp Ellis and Camp Crabtree, both near Raleigh, NC. He entered NC service and was elected Lt Col, 26th NC on 27 August 1861. Promoted to Col (Date on Record 19 August 1862) in manner that reveals much about Confederate States Army politics (see biography by A. Davis). He was killed in action at Gettysburg on 1 July 1863. Unpopular because he was a strict disciplinarian; highly praised after his death. "I never saw a braver man than he," wrote a veteran of the regiment. "He was the youngest colonel I ever saw." Brother of Burgwyn, GP, Class of 1868. Died- 1 July 1863 during the Battle of Gettysburg. He was buried on the field at Gettysburg, but the body was moved to Oakwood Cemetery , Raleigh, NC in 1867.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Burkart, Leonard Francis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burke, Bowles Armistead (1935)  -Born on September 20, 1914.Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Richmond, VA. Dropped on June 16, 1932.
Burke , Goerge Haviland (1930)  -Matriculated on September 14, 1926 from Richmond, VA. Dropped on September 13, 1927. Died in December 1981.
Burke, James Otey (1933)  -Born on May 12, 1912. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 14, 1933.
Burke, John Philip (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burke, John Southall (1931)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from Mathews, VA. Dropped on June 15, 1928.
Burke, John Waller (1863)  -John Waller Burke, Class of 1863 (Honorary Graduate). Genealogy: Born March 4, 1842, in Hanover County, Virginia; Father- Robert Burke; Mother- Margaret Anderson; Grandparents - no information in our records; marital status - never married. VMI Record: Entered VMI on July 5, 1859; was a cadet drillmaster in Richmond, Spring 1861; returned to VMI in January 1862 but shortly thereafter resigned to join the Confederate Army. Military Record: Enlisted for war at Yorktown on April 20, 1862 as a Private in Capt. W. P. Carter's Company Virginia Light Artillery (King William Artillery); promoted to Sergeant. Death: Killed in action at Spotsylvania on May 12, 1864. His body was never recovered.
Burke, Joseph Hill (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burke, Ronald Frederick (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burke, Thomas Mundie (1852)  -Thomas Mundie Burke; Class of 1852. Genealogy: Born- April 20, 1829, in Essex Co., Va. Father- James Burke; Mother- Susan Younger. Pat. Grandfather- James Burke; Pat. Grandmother- Miss Harper. Mat. Grandfather- William Younger; Mat. Grandmother- Esther Mundie. Married- Mary E. Andrews; one child- Frank Burke. VMI Record-Matriculated on August 25, 1848. At VMI for 1 year. Military Record- Civil War; Major, 55th Va. Infantry, C.S.A. Career: Farmer. Died- June 30, 1862, Battle of Frazier's Farm, Va.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Burke, W. B. (1881)  -Matriculated on October 11, 1877 from Baton Pouge, LA. Resigned on January 30, 1878.
Burkhalter, Preston Brooks (1925)  -Born on July 4, 1904. Matriculated on September 8, 1921 from Mobile, AL. At VMI for 2 years.
Burkhart, John Henry (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burkitt , George William (1929)  -Born on May 26, 1908. Matriculated on September 7, 1925 from Palestine, TX. Graduated on June 15, 1929. Career: Lawyer. Died on December 1961.
Burks, Charles Clifton (1859)  -Charles Clifton Burks, Class of 1859: Genealogy: Born- May 8, 1838 in Arnold's Valley Va. Father- Lewis Lavina Burks of Arnold's Valley; Mother- [first name unknown] Cheatwood of Bedford Co. Va. No information on grandparents. Married- Margaret Jane Garrett, daughter of John Garrett of Bedford Co. Va. Children- 1- Edgar St. Clair Burks; 2- John Robert Burks; 3- Warren Dewit Burks; 4- Ella Lee Burks Dudley, who married Mason Dudley; 5- Nettie Jackson Burks DePriest, who married Aubrey DePriest. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 9, 1855; Dismissed July 21, 1856 for allowing another cadet to be hazed while he (Burks) was on duty as Sentinel. Civil War Record: Enlisted April 20, 1861 in Lexington in Co. F 4th Va. Regiment; Elected 2nd Lieut. July 27, 1861; Captured at First Kernstown; Exchanged Aug. 5, 1862; Wounded in action at the Second Battle of Manassas; Re-elected 2nd Lieut. Sept. 24, 1862; Promoted to 1st Lieut. April 20, 1863; Captured on retreat from Pa. July 7, 1863; Held at Johnson's Island, Oh.; Exchanged Mar. 7, 1865. Careers: Teacher; packet boat captain for 30 years; after that he worked for a Railroad Company. Died- June 8, 1901, buried at Falling Springs Presbytrian Church in Rockbridge Co. Va.
Burks, Hiram Cheatwood (1857)  -Hiram Cheatwood Burks, Class of 1857: Genealogy: Born- July 15, 1836 in Bedford Co. Va. Father- Martin P. Burks; Mother- Louisa Spinner. No information on grandparents. Married- Charlotte Sale, daughter of Rev. Nelson Sale of Bedford Co. Va. on March 25, 1857. Children- 1- Annie Burks; 2- Lucy Burks; 3- Sallie Burks; 4- Jesse Burks; 5- Channing Burks; 6- Nelson Burks; 7- Fannie Burks 8- Virginia Burks. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Entered Aug. 3, 1853; Dismissed Jan. 30, 1855 for excessive demerits. Civil War Record: Enlisted May 28, 1861 at Forest Depot as Private in Co. G. 2nd Va. Cavalry; Elected 2nd Lieut. April 24, 1862 but not promoted until Sept. 13, 1862; Promoted to 1st Lieut. May 8, 1863; Captured Jun. 30, 1863 at Westminister, Md.; Held at Point Lookout, Md; then Ft. Delaware; then Johnson's Island, Oh.; Released on oath Jun. 12, 1865. Careers: Farmer. Died- April 3, 1903.
Burks, James Landon (1862)  -James Landon Burks, Class of 1862: Genealogy: Born- Aug. 29, 1833 in Botetourt Co. Va. Father- Arthur Landon Burks of Amherst Co. Va.; Mother- Damaris Wilson of Botetourt Co. Va. Pat. Grandfather- John Burks; Pat. Grandmother -[first name unknown] Davis, both of Amherst Co. Va. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Wilson of Rockbridge Co. Va.; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Edmondson of Montgomery Co. Va. Married- Virginia Lewis Burks (probably his cousin), daughter of W.P. Burks and Elizabeth Paxton. Children- 1- Edward Yancey Burks; 2- Albert Sidney Burks; 3- Robert Burks; 4- Jesse Johnson Burks; 5- Rhoda Burks; 6- Damaris Burks; 7- Elsie Logan Burks; 8- Alice Evelyn Burks; 9- Virginia Lewis Bagby Burks. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 9, 1858; Graduated Dec. 6, 1861 standing 18 in a class of 35. Civil War Record: Drill Master for VMI Corps of Cadets in Spring of 1861; Also served with the 51st Va. Regiment while still a cadet and highly praised for his service by Col. (later Brig. Gen.) G.C. Wharton; Enlisted March 14, 1862 at Buchanan as Private in Capt. H.C. Douthat's Co. Va. Light Artillery; Made Sgt. by Mar. 1863; Slightly wounded in action at Port Gibson; Elected 2nd Lieut. Nov. 12, 1863; No further record. Careers: Farmer; teacher; railroad agent; postmaster. Died- April 29, 1918 at his home near Eagle Rock, Va. buried at family cemetery in Botetourt Co.
Burks , James Willis (1934)  -Born on December 25, 1912. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Nashville, TN. Dropped on June 11, 1931. Died on July 1978.
Burks , Jesse Billy (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Dothan, AL. Dropped on June 13, 1928
Burks, Jesse Johnston (1916)  -Born on March 2, 1895. Matriculated on September 16, 1912 from Compton Bridge, VA. Graduated on June 21, 1916. World War I record: Captain, U.S. Marine Corps. Died on April 18, 1953.
Burks, Jesse Spinner (1844)  -Jesse Spinner Burks, Class of 1844. b. 1823 Bedford Co., VA; d. 1885; Parents- Martin P. Burks and Louise Spinner; graduate; VMI Record- Matriculated on July 15, 1841 from Bedford Co., VA. Graduated on July 4, 1844. Civil War--Col. 42nd Virginia Infantry Regiment, CSA; farmer; married 1st- Elizabeth Otey, 1845. 2nd- Charlotte Thomson, 1855. 3rd-Mrs. Mary Tinsley Clagett.
Burks, Olin Eustace (1876)  -Born in 1854. Matriculated on January 8, 1873 from Rockbridge Co., VA. At VMI for half a year.
Burks, Paschal Buford (1873)  -Born on August 24, 1852. Matriculated on July 16, 1870 from Bedford Co., VA. Graduated on July 4, 1873. Died on May 30, 1888 in Bedford Co., VA.
Burks, Richard Horseley (1848)  -Richard Horseley Burks, Class of 1848: Genealogy: Born- November, 1826, in Botetourt Co., Va. Father- Richard Horseley Burks; Mother- Susan Goolsby. Grandparents: unknown. Married: Susan Smith Yuille; 1st child- Richard Burks; 2nd- Lawrence Burks; 3rd- Andrew Burks; 4th- Jesse Burks; 5th- Virginia Burks; 6th- Blanche Burks; 7th- Nina Burks. VMI Record-Matriculated on July 17, 1844 from Natural Bridge, VA. At VMI for 2 years and 6 months. Military Record: Civil War. Career: Farmer. Died- November 24, 1899, in Washington D.C.
Burks, Robert Skillen (1851)  -Robert Skillen Burks, Class of 1851. Genealogy: Born- Dec. 01, 1828, in Botetourt Co., Va. Father- Samuel Burks; Mother- Rhoda Palmer. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Mary Elizabeth Burks; 1st child- Henry Burks; 2nd- Arthur Burks; 3rd- Robert Burks; 4th- Mary Burks; 5th- Rich Burks; 6th- Chas Burks; 7th- Frank Burks. VMI Record-Matriculated on July 18, 1848 from Botetourt Co., VA. Graduated on July 4, 1851. Military Record- Civil War; LtCol, 28th Va. Infantry. Careers: Educator, Farmer. Died- Sept. 17, 1886, in Botetourt Co., Va.
Burks, Thomas Goolsby (1865)  -Thomas Goolsby Burks, Jr., Class of 1865: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1842 at Gilmore Mills, Rockbridge Co. Va. Father- Thomas Goolsby Burks of Halifax Court House, Va.; Mother- Sarah Dandridge Medley, also of Halifax CH. Pat. Grandfather- Richard Horsely Burks; Pat. Grandmother- Susan Davis. Mat. Grandfather- Issac Medley; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Hunt. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 23, 1860; Dropped from rolls July 8, 1862 after failing to return from furlough. Civil War Record: Left on guard duty at VMI April 12, 1861 but later sent to Harpers Ferry April 22, 1861; Enlisted March 12, 1863 at Woodstock, Va. as Private in Co. I 12th Va. Cavalry; listed AWOL late 1863; In hospital in Charlottesville in spring of 1864 with debilitas. Careers: No regular occupation after the war. Died- ca. 1886 near Gilmore Mills, Va.
Burks, William Parks (1868)  -William Parks Burks, Class of 1868: Genealogy: Born- July 29, 1848 in Bedford Co. Va. Father- Col. Jesse Spinner Burks (older brother of Hiram C. Burks, see above); Mother- Elizabeth Oley. Pat. Grandfather- Martin P. Burks; Pat. Grandmother- Louisa Spinner. No information on Mat. Grandparents. Married- 1st- Elizabeth C. Gray; 2nd- Edmonia Arrington. Children- Harry Gray Burks, from 1st marriage. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 3, 1865; Left after six months. Civil War Record: Served with VMI Corps of Cadets in the trenches in Richmond, Va. until it disbanded Apr. 2, 1865. Careers: Farmer; public official- Representative of Bedford Co. in Va. House of Delagates 1884; 1886-87; 1893-94. Died- April 18, 1930.
Burleigh, Charles LeMoyne (1936)  -Born on January 22, 1915. Matriculated on September 5, 1932 from Worcester, MA. Graduated on June 17, 1936.
Burleson, Murray Fawcett (1911)  -Born on July 9, 1891. Matriculated on September 4, 1907 from Smithville, TX. Graduated in 1911. Died on July 30, 1927.
Burne, Philip Edward (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burner, Daniel Fadely (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burnett, Bruce (1942)  -contact Archives
Burnett, Clayton Arthur (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burnett, Jack Montgomery (1945)  -contact Archives
Burnett, Thomas Loyd (1892)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1887 from Fort Worth, TX. Dismissed on February 11, 1890.
Burnett, William Littleberry (1864)  -William Littleberry Burnett, Class of 1864. Born- 6 October 1841. (Some records show Year of Birth as 1842). Matriculated from Romaria, GA. At VMI for 5 months. Unofficial source says he attended GMI before entering VMI. Military Record: Enlisted 4 March 1862 at Ft Gaines, GA for 3 years as a Pvt, Company I, 51st Georgia ($50 bounty). Elected Capt 19 July 1862. Captured at South Mountain 13 September 1862. Held at Ft Delaware, DE. Exchanged 10 November 1862. Tried October 1863 for disobedience of orders and breach of arrest. Acquitted of former charge; convicted of latter. Released from arrest and restored to duty 7 May 1864. Meanwhile, hospitalized 6 May. In hospital much of 1864. Post War Career: Farmer, Public Official. Representative for Quitman County in the Georgia House of Representatives in 1895. Died- 24 January 1903 in Eufaula, AL.
Burnham, Roger Harry (1944)  -contact Archives
Burns, Alvin Given (1922)  -Matriculated on January 9, 1919 from Tulsa, OK. Dropped on January 16, 1919.
Burns, Francis (1879)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1875 frim Baltimore, MD. Graduated on July 3, 1879. Worked as a civil engineer and contractor. Died on October 20, 1899 in Zanesville, OH.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Burns, Gideon Martin (1871)  -Born on March 8, 1846. Matriculated on July 26, 1867 from Berryville, VA. At VMI for 1 year. Died on December 4, 1926 in Asheville, NC.
Burns, John Buchanan (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burns, John Porter (1926)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1922 from Charles Town, WV. Dropped on October 8, 1922. Worked as a stockman and farmer.
Burns, Robert Edmund (1910)  -Born on June 12, 1890. Matriculated on September 5, 1907 from Mansfield, OH. Dropped on January 10, 1908.
Burr, Lemuel Gwynne (1925)  -Matriculated on August 31, 1920 from New York City, NY. At VMI for 3 years.
Burr, Raymond P. (1916)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1912 from Troy, PA. At VMI for 1 year.
Burrage, Robert Heywood (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burress, Charles Anderson (1924)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1920 from Camp Bennings, GA. Dropped in September 1922. Military Record: Trumpeter-U.S.M.C.-World War. Career: Civil Engineer. Died on June 21, 1978.
Burress, John Woodfin (1918)  -Born on June 25, 1895. Matriculated on September 2, 1913 from Richmond, VA. Dropped on March 12, 1915. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 371st Infantry, A.E.F. Wounded four times, September 30, 1918, in the Champagne Sector, the last time seriously, and in Hospital several months, and then invalided home. Died on September 1, 1978.
Burress, William Floyd (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burress, Withers Alexander (1914)  -Born on November 24, 1894. Matriculated on September 3, 1910 from Richmond, Va. Graduated on June 26, 1914. World War I Record: Captain, Operations Officer and Commanding Officer, Head Quarters Company, 23rd Infantry, 2nd Division, A.E.F. Decorations: Chevalieri di Coronna d'Italia and La Solidaridad (Panama). Died on June 13, 1977 in Washingotn D.C. Burried in Arlington Natrional Cemetery.
Burroughs, Franklin Gorham (1929)  -Born on September 7, 1925 from Conway, SC. Dropped on September 17, 1925.
Burroughs, John Coles (1928)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1923 from Conway, SC. At VMI for 2 years. Died on June 18, 1953.
Burroughs, Richard Bernard (1906)  -Born on August 9, 1886. Matriculated on September 1, 1902 from Portsmouth, VA. Graduated on June 27, 1906. Worked as an assistant professor at VMI. Died on April 20, 1966.
Burroughs, Walter Benjamin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burroughs, William Henry (1851)  -William Henry Burroughs, Class of 1851. Genealogy: Born- Feb. 20, 1832, in Princess Anne Co., Va. Father- John J. Burroughs; Mother- Eliza Thomson. Pat. Grandfather- Elzy Burroughs; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandparents: unknown. Married- Elizabeth Boyd Davidson; no children. VMI Record-Matriculated on July 28, 1848. Graduated on July 4, 1851. Military Record- Civil War; Capt, 3rd Tenn. Artillery. Careers: Lawyer; Judge. Died- Oct. 05, 1919, in Norfolk, Va.
Burrow, Carroll Miller (1927)  -Name formerly Carroll Miller Blackwell. Matriculated on September 4, 1923 from Perry, AR. Dropped in September 1924.
Burrows, William Carl (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burruss, Albert Edward (1898)  -Born on September 16, 1878. Matriculated on September 8, 1894 from Norfolk, VA. Dropped on September 30, 1896.
Burruss, Atwell Howard (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Penola, VA. Dropped on April 27, 1927.
Burruss, Eugene Lansing (1906)  -Born on April 28, 1882. Matriculated on September 2, 1901 from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for 2 years and 3 months. Died on December 3, 1966.
Burruss, John Herchel (1867)  -John Herchel Burruss, Class of 1867. Born- 9 September 1847. Matriculated from Thornhill. At VMI 5 months. Military Record: Enlisted 1 February 1864 at Orange Court House as Pvt, Company I, 6th Virginia Cavalry. Severely wounded in action 9 October 1864 near Strasburg. AWOL early 1865. Wounded in action (concussion) on retreat from Petersburg. Post War Career: Farmer. Died- Unknown
Burruss, Lewis Henry (1932)  -Born on July 4, 1906. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Ruther Glen, VA. Dropped on June 17, 1929.
Burruss, Nathaniel (1864)  -Nathaniel Burress, Class of 1864. Born- 1844 in Richmond, VA. Matriculated from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Military Record: Only record shows he was a Lt, Acting Assistant Quartermaster, Col S. Benavide's Regiment, Texas Cavalry. Surrendered by Gen E.K. Smith, New Orleans, LA on 26 May 1865. Signed parole 15 June 1865 in Brownsville, TX and another in New Orleans, LA on 27 June 1865. Militia officer in Norfolk. Post War Career: Banker. Died- 6 October 1905.
Burruss, Nathaniel Charter (1895)  -Born on September 26, 1875. Matriculated on September 1, 1891 from Norfolk, VA. Resigned on June 29, 1893.
Burruss, William Atwell (1934)  -Born on February 28, 1913. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Ruther Glen, VA. Graduated on June 13, 1934. Died on October 21, 1987.
Burruss, William Cicero (1892)  -Born on October 11, 1871. Matriculated on September 17, 1888 from Norfolk, VA. Dropped on September 13, 1889. Died on June 6, 1902.
Burruss, Sr, Richard Parks (1945)  -contact Archives
Burt, Kenneth Newell (1914)  -Born on November 14, 1893. Matriculated on September 3, 1910 from Washington D.C. Dismissed on November 26, 1911.
Burtner, Lawrence Daniel (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Burton, Ben A. (1917)  -Ben A. Burton, Class of 1917 (non graduate). The photograph shown at right was taken in April 1913. Genealogy: Born circa 1894/1895, Richmond, VA. His father- Reuben Burton, b. circa 1850, Chesterfield Co., VA; d. Feb 8, 1922, Richmond VA; owner of sheet metal manufacturing companies in Richmond. His mother- Emma Cornelia Grimes, died July 1905. Names of grandparents not in our records. He is the brother of Reuben Burton, Jr., Class of 1913. Marriage: Anna Craddock; children- B. Albert Burton, II. VMI Record: Entered on September 9, 1912 and resigned January 1916; he did not graduate. Military Record: none. Career: businessman (sheet metal/roofing) in Richmond, VA. Died January 5, 1968 at Richmond, VA.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Burton , Branch Bernard (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Birmingham, AL. Graduated on June 11, 1930. Died in 1966.
Burton , Custis (1935)  -Born on February 28, 1913. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Hopewell, VA. Graduated on June 12, 1935.
Burton, George (1865)  -George Burton, Class of 1865. Born- Approximately in 1840. Matriculated from Richmond, VA. At VMI 6 months over 3 years. At VMI 21-25 April 1860, and 18 April through 30 October 1862 when he was dismissed. Military Record: Identification not certain, but may be the man who enlisted for the war 31 December 1862 at Richmond as Pvt, Company A, 31st Battalion Virginia Cavalry. Unit became Company A, 40th Battalion Virginia Cavalry and then Company A, 24th Virginia Cavalry. Transferred 28 April 1864 to Company I, 10th Virginia Cavalry. Admitted to hospital in Richmond on 5 March 1865. Post War Career: Teacher, Mechant. VMI man moved to Huntsville, AL soon after the war. Died- September 1877.
Burton, Reuben (1913)  -Reuben Burton, Jr., Class of 1913 (non-graduate). Genealogy: Born August 19, 1890, Richmond, VA. His father- Reuben Burton, b. circa 1850, Chesterfield Co., VA; d. Feb 8, 1922, Richmond VA; owner of sheet metal manufacturing companies in Richmond. His mother- Emma Cornelia Grimes, died July 1905. Names of grandparents not in our records. Marriage: Wife's name not in our records. Children- Elizabeth, Reuben, Vernon. VMI Record: Entered VMI on September 22, 1908 and resigned in late September 1911. Military Record: Member Richmond Blues (Virginia Militia); World War I- 1st Lieutenant, Company "G", 317th Infantry, 80th Division; served in France from June 1918-June 1919. Career: Businessman in Richmond, VA (sheet metal/roofing). Died Richmond, Virginia on March 18, 1949. He is the brother of Ben A. Burton, Class of 1917. Photo: taken in France, 1918.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Burton , Richard Lee (1931)  -Matriculated on September 14, 1926 from Norfolk, VA. Graduated on June 11, 1931. Worked in Real Estate.
Burton, Robert Albu (1926)  -Born on November 14, 1903. Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Lexington, VA. Resigned on September 20, 1922.
Burwell, Blair Randolph (1868)  -Blair Randolph Burwell, Class of 1868. Born- 15 April 1848. Matriculated from Taylors Store. At VMI 5 months. Military Record: Entered VMI 8 November 1864. With Corps in Richmond trenches until it disbanded on 2 April 1865. Post War Career: Realtor, Merchant, Railroader, Cotton Compressor. At Roanoke College 1865-1866 (or 1866-1867, records unclear). Married Helen S. Graves. He was an Episcopalian. Died- 15 October 1928 in Roanoke, VA. He is buried in Evergreen Cemetery there.
Burwell, Elliott Hall (1870)  -Born on November 2, 1849. Matriculated on March 16, 1867 from Maryland. Graduated on July 4, 1870. Worked as an assistant professor at VMI and a civil engineer. Died on January 30, 1888 in Harwood, MD.
Burwell, Henry Harrison (1873)  -Born on November 7, 1852. Matriculated on August 31, 1869 from Henderson, NC. Graduated on July 4, 1873. Died on March 8, 1919.
Burwell, Lewis Carter (1893)  -Born on November 24, 1869. Matriculated on September 12, 1889 from Cumberland, MD. Resigned on January 13, 1891. Died on November 24, 1915.
Burwell, Robert Lemon (1873)  -Born on February 22, 1855. Matriculated on September 2, 1869 from Lexington, MD. Graduated on July 4, 1873. Died on August 10, 1925.
Burwell , Robert Page (1934)  -Born on February 28, 1912. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Petersburg, VA. Graduated on June 13, 1934.
Burwell, William McCreery (Board of Visitors)  -William McCreery Burwell of Bedford Co., VA. Member Board of Visitors 1863-66; VA House of Delegates 1839-41, 1845-51, 1855-56, 1863-65; 28th VA Inf. CSA; editor & publisher; died 4 Mar 1888, aged about 84.
Buscanics, Andrew Robert (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bush, John R. (1946)  -Died in World War II. Pfc. John R. Bush, U.S. Army. Died on Aug. 10, 1944, in the accidental discharge of a pistol while on strike duty in Philadelphia.
Bush, William Pleasant (1890)  -William Pleasant Bush, Class of 1890: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 15, 1868 in Bedford City, Va. Father- Capt. William Lowry; Mother- Susan Elizabeth Bond. Pat. Grandfather- William Bush; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Lowry. Mat. Grandfather- Pleasant Bond; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Jeter. Married- in 1898 to Judson Bondurant, daughter of John Fletcher Bondurant of Bedford City, Va. Children- Howard Bondurant Bush. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 1, 1886; Left after 3 years. Careers: Clerk for tobacco firm. Died- Feb. 15, 1906 at Disputanta, Va.
Bushnell, George Elmore (1914)  -Born on November 2, 1890. Matriculated on August 31, 1909 from Los Angeles, CA. Dismissed on February 20, 1911. Died on April 27, 1980.
Buskirk, Robert Ward (1939)  -Born on June 15, 1918. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Matewan, WV. Dropped on September 10, 1936.
Bussche, Frederick Von Dem (1923)  -Matriculated on September 20, 1919 from Washington D.C. Resigned on January 23, 1920.
Bussenger, Joseph Donald (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bussey, Henry Clay (1872)  -Henry Clay Bussey, Class of 1872: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 21, 1852 in Jamestown, Ga. Father- Nathan Jordan Bussey; Mother- Harriett A. Smith. Pat. Grandfather- Benjamin Bussey; Pat. Grandmother- Pollu Burgamy. Pat. Great Grandfather- Hezikiah Bussey; Pat. Great Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Charles Abner Smith; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- In 1873 to Elizabeth Lucas, daughter of Frederick W. Lucas of Athens, Ga. Children- 1- Mary A. Bussey; 2- N. J. Bussey; 3- Fred Lucas Bussey. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 14, 1868; Resigned Sept. 20, 1869 at parents' consent. Attended University of Georgia after leaving VMI. Careers: Worked in cotton mills in Georgia. Died- Aug. 24, 1892 in Columbia, Ga.
Buster, Alexis Martin (1860)  -Alexis Martin Buster, Class of 1860. Genealogy: Born July 20, 1836. Parents- George W. Buster and Ann E. Chilton. Paternal grandfather- Claudius Buster. Maternal grandfather- Dr. Samuel Chilton. VMI Record: Matriculated on August 14, 1856 from Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co. WVA. At VMI for 1 week. Military Record: Organized and elected Capt of "Greenbrier Mountain Rifles" which became Company C, 46th Virginia (regiment also called 1st Infantry, Brig Gen H.A. Wise's Legion). Company became Company B, 60th Virginia on 13 August 1861 (regiment also called 3rd Infantry, Wise Legion). Resigned on 27 April 1862 re-organization. Pvt in the company. At unknown date appointed acting Sgt for brigade by Brig Gen J. McCausland (VMI Class of 1857). Brother of Buster, CB, Class of 1860 Post War Career: Farmer, Merchant. Date of death unknown.
Buster, Charles Blackwell (1860)  -Charles Blackwell Buster, Class of 1860: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 22, 1838. Parents- George W. Buster and Ann E. Chilton. Paternal grandfather- Claudius Buster. Maternal grandfather- Dr. Samuel Chilton. VMI Record: Matriculated on August 14, 1856 from Blue Sulphur, Greenbrier Co. WVA. At VMI for 1 week. Military Record: Joined C Co., 46th Va. on June 10, 1861, (regiment is also called 1st Infantry, Brigadier General H. A. Wise's Legion)for one year. To 2nd Lt. at unknown date. Resigned "on account of indisposition" August 2, 1861. No further record found. Post War Career: Farmer, Court Clerk. Brother of Buster, AM '60. Died- unknown.
Buster, William Dennis (1866)  -William Dennis Buster, Class of 1866: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. A. Genealogy: Born- 1845, in Charlotte Co., Va. Father- James S. Buster; Mother- Martha Rice. Pat. Grandfather- James Buster; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. William Rice; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Never married, no children. Career: none; died while a Cadet. Died- admitted to Robertson Hospital in Richmond on April 2, 1865, died of typhoid fever on April 10; buried in Hollywood Cemetery.
Butler , Arthur Saint Clair (1927)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1923 from Wilmington, NC. At VMI for 1 year, 5 months.
Butler, Charles Agers (1929)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1925 from Suffolk, VA. At VMI for 1 year, 5 months. Died on July 5, 1933.
Butler, Charles Noble (1920)  -Born on December 26, 1899. Matriculated on September 2, 1916 from Philadelphia, PA. Resigned on February 11, 1918. World War I record: Corporal, 13th Regiment, American Expeditionary Forces. US Marine Corps.
Butler, Edward Fox (1932)  -Born on January 29, 1910. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Alexandria, VA. Dropped on September 18, 1928.
Butler, Edward Gaillard (1891)  -Born on March 28, 1871. Matriculated on September 9, 1887 from Bayou Sara, LA. Graduated on June 25, 1891. Died on July 13, 1948.
Butler, Edward Lawrason (1919)  -November 20, 1898. Matriculated on September 8, 1915 from St. Francisville, LA. Graduated in June 18, 1919. Died on January 12, 1965.
Butler, Gilbert Eugene (1938)  -Born on January 9, 1915. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Roanoke, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1938.
Butler, Hardage Lane (1876)  -Born on July 4, 1855. Matriculated on September 3, 1872 from Shepherdstown, WV. Dropped on May 11, 1875. Died on April 7, 1881.
Butler, Herbert Perry (1933)  -Born on September 11, 1909. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Reidsville, NC. Dropped on June 11, 1930.
Butler, Hugh Lee (1923)  -Born on September 2, 1919 from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for 1 year. Died on April 19, 1961.
Butler, LaVern Samuel (1931)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1927 frim Butler, PA. Dropped on November 8, 1927.
Butler, Lester Henry (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Butler, Percy Simpson (1918)  -Born on January 1, 1897. Matriculated on September 9, 1914 from Kingsport, TN. Graduated on May 29, 1918. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Field Artillery, U.S. Army.
Butler, Robert Ormond (1890)  -Born on November 11, 1869. Matriculated on September 11, 1886 from Bayou Sara, LA. At VMI for 4 years. Worked as a merchant. Died on September 4, 1949.
Butler, Thomas William (1873)  -Born on January 12, 1851. Matriculated on June 12, 1869 from Houma, LA. Graduated on July 4, 1873. Died on December 15, 1913.
Butler, William Gladstone (1902)  -Born on October 24, 1882. Matriculated on September 1, 1898 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 1 year.
Butler, William Hazelwood (1868)  -William Hazelwood Butler, Class of 1868. New Market Cadet. Genealogy: Born- March 5, 1846 in Caroline Co. Va. Father- John D. Butler; Mother- Lucy Ellen Gatewood Pat. Grandfather- Issac Butler; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Cobb Mat. Grandfather- George Washington Gatewood; Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Temple Married- Jennie Smith, daughter of Thomas Smith of Hope, Ark. Children- 1- John Bryant Butler; 2- Mollie Butler Sugg, who married Mr. Sugg of Denver, Colorado.; 3- Lucy Butler Philips, who married Mr. Philips also of Denver; 4- Charleigh Butler VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 15, 1863; Graduated- July 3, 1868 standing 4 in a class of 11. Civil War Service: Private in Co. A of the Corps of VMI Cadets during the Battle of New Market, May 15, 1864 Careers: Asst. Professor of Mineralogy, Latin & Tacitics at VMI; Farmer in Ark.; Cotton Broker in Texarkana, TX. Died- Sept. 10, 1896 in Caroline Co. Va. where he'd moved back to just a short time before his death.
Butler, III, Walter (1945)  -contact Archives
Butler, Jr, Charles A. (1941)  -Died in World War II. 1Lt. Charles A. Butler, Jr., U.S. Army Air Corps. Killed in action in the Mediterranean area on Dec. 18, 1944.
Butt, Bruce Wilcox (1931)  -Born on October 16, 1909. Matriculated on September 14, 1926 from Portsmouth, VA. At VMI for 1 year, 7 months.
Butt, Cary Wyld (1881)  -Born on February 11, 1860. Matriculated on November 30, 1876 from Mobile, AL. At VMI for 2 years. Military Record: Captain, AL National Guard. Died on August 13, 1919.
Butt III, Holt Fairfield (1928)  -Born on January 16, 1907. Matriculated on September 9, 1924 from Portsmouth, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Military Record: Chaplain, U.S.N. World War II. Career: Rector, Christ Prot. Epis. Church, Baltimore, MD. Died on August 6, 1951.
Butterfield, William Millsaps (1924)  -Matriculated on August 31, 1920 from Brookhaven, MS. Dropped in September, 1922. Worked as an accountant.
Butterworth, John Lawton (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Button, Frank Whitfield (1915)  -Born on August 29, 1894. Matriculated on September 5, 1912. Dropped on September 15, 1912. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Instuctor, Machine-Gun School, Fort Hancock, U.S. Army.
Button, Joseph (Board of Visitors)  -Col. Joseph Button of Richmond, VA. Member Board of Visitors 1910-18, 1922 to death 10 Nov 1943; Clerk of VA Senate 1895-06; Ins Comm of VA; manager Atlantic Life Insurance Company; Secretary and manager Stock Co Assoc, Washington D.C.
Butts, Daniel Gregory Claiborne (1868)  -Daniel Gregory Claiborne Butts, Class of 1868: Born- Oct. 10, 1848. Matriculated from Petersburg, Va. At VMI 2 months. Military Record: Unofficial source says he served in CS army in the Spring of 1864. Entered VMI on Jan. 13, 1865. With Corps in Richmond trenches. Post War Career: M. E. Church South clergyman. In Franktown in 1910, and contributed $1 to Jefferson Davis Home Association. Chaplain, Va. Division, UCV. Memoirs of postwar church at VMI. Died- Nov. 13, 1930.
Butts, James Thomas (1851)  -James Thomas Butts, Class of 1851. Genealogy: Born- Sept. 02, 1831. Father- Edward Butts; Mother- Rebecca Fenn. Grandparents- unknown. Never Married, no children. VMI Record-Matriculated on July 14, 1847 from Farmers Grove, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Careers: Doctor. Died- June 1860.
Byers, Charles Lloyd (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Byers, William Franklin (1943)  -contact Archives
Byrd, Clarence Quidore (1908)  -Born on September 10, 1883. Matriculated on September 6, 1905 from Williamsburg, VA. Resigned on November 25, 1907. Died on January 31, 1910 in El Paso, TX.
Byrd, Cornelius Zane (1926)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1922 from Sanford, VA. At VMi for 2 years. Military Record: Died in World War II. Lt.Col. Cornelius Z. Byrd, U.S. Army. Captured on Bataan in March 1942 and died in a Japanese prison camp on Mar. 1, 1945.
Byrd , Harry Flood (1935)  -Born on December 20, 1914. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Berryville, VA. Dropped on September 15, 1933.
Byrd, Jacob Warwick (1850)  -Jacob Warwick Byrd, Class of 1850: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 12, 1825, near Warm Springs, Va. Father- Andrew Hamilton Byrd; Mother- Elizabeth Capito. Pat. Grandfather- John Byrd; Pat. Grandmother- Miss Hamilton. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Matriculated on July 16, 1846 from Bath Co., VA. At VMI for 1 year. Career: Went to California in 1849. Photo: Mining camp, Placer Co., California, ca. 1888. Byrd is second from left. Died- ca. 1894, in Ca.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Byrd, John Williams (1927)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1923 from Gloucester Co., VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died in 1949.
Byrd, Richard Evelyn (1908)  -Richard E. Byrd, Jr. (b. Winchester, VA, October 25, 1888; d. Boston, MA, March 11, 1957). Medal of Honor recipient. Admiral Richard E. Byrd, aviator, polar explorer, and distinguished naval officer, attended VMI for two academic years (1904-05 & 1905-06). He subsequently enrolled at the U. S. Naval Academy, from which he graduated in 1912. Biographical Resources: Numerous detailed biographical resources are available on the web; use your favorite search engine to locate them. VMI Record: Richard Byrd entered VMI on September 1, 1904, at the age of 15 years 10 months. While enrolled he took courses in mathematics, english, history, latin, drawing, and physics. His class ranking for his fourth class (freshman) year was 12 out of 104 students; his third class (sophomore) year 16 out of 76. While at VMI he played class team (club) football and participated in gymnastics. His grandfather, William Byrd, graduated from VMI in 1849. Photos: The image at right shows Byrd in his VMI uniform in 1906; additional images are located in our online photographs database, accessed through the menu on the Archives homepage.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Byrd, William (1849)  -William Byrd, Class of 1849: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 02, (September 9?) 1828, in Winchester, Va. Father- Richard Evelyn Byrd; Mother- Anne Harrison. Pat. Grandfather- Thomas Taylor Byrd; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Armestead. Mat. Grandfather- Benjamin Harrison; Mat. Grandmother Anne Byrd. Married: Jane Rivers; 1st child- Mary Byrd; 2nd- Richard Byrd; 3rd- Margaret Byrd; 4th- Susie Byrd; 5th- William Byrd; 6th- George Byrd; 7th- Ann Byrd; 8th- Alfred Byrd. VMI Record: Matriculated on July 14, 1847 from Winchester, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1849. Military Record: Lt. Col., 14th Texas Infantry Regt. Career: Lawyer, editor. Austin City Treasurer. Postwar Winchester, VA public official. Other: Apptd. Adj. Gen of TX in 1861. POW Fort De Russy, LA in 1864. Grandfather of Admiral Byrd, the polar explorer. Died- April 10, 1898, in Winchester, Va. Buried: Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, VA. Grandfather of polar explorer Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Jr. (who attended VMI for one year).
Byrd, Jr, Ralph E (1942)  -contact Archives
Byrem, James Maxwell (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Byrne, Charles Knox Hutchings (1904)  -Matriculated on February 4, 1901 from Galveston, TX. Resigned in February, 1901. Died on October 25, 1922.
Byrne, James Everett (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Bywaters, Jerry (1925)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Dallas, TX. Dropped on October 3, 1922.
Bywaters, Porter A (1926)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Dallas, TX. Dropped on October 3, 1922.
Cabaniss, Joseph Warren (1898)  -Born on January 14, 1878. Matriculated on September 1, 1894 from Macon, GA. At VMI for 3 years. Died on April 19, 1903 in El Paso, TX.
Cabaniss, Sr, Robert Jennings (1944)  -contact Archives
Cabell, Charles Ellet (1892)  -Born on November 22, 1871. Matriculated on September 5, 1889 from Nelson Co., VA. Graduated on June 23, 1892. Military Record: served as a major in the Spanish-American War. Career: Worked as a engineer and lawyer. Died on September 17, 1934.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Cabell, Charles Francis (1913)  -Born on June 22, 1893. Matriculated on September 3, 1910 from Bowling Green, KY. Dropped on January 30, 1911. World War I record: American Expeditionary Forces (no definite further facts)
Cabell, George Washington (1895)  -Born in 1873. Matriculated on August 31, 1891 from Variety Mills, Nelson Co., VA. Dropped in September 1893. Worked as a farmer.
Cabell, John Bell (1937)  -Born on February 13, 1916. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Savannah, GA. Graduated on June 16, 1937. Died on May 27, 1950.
Cabell, John Lottier (1901)  -Born on February 27, 1883. Matriculated on September 1, 1898 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 26, 1901. Died on October 19, 1946.
Cabell, John Roy (1845)  -John Roy Cabell, Class of 1845. b. 1823 Danville, d. 1897 (murdered); Parents- Benjamin W. S. Cabell and Sarah (Sallie) Doswell; graduate; Civil War - Capt., Co. B, 38th Virginia Infantry Regiment CSA; physician; married 1847 Martha C. Wilson.
Cabell, Lewis Rector (1899)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1895 from Dallas, TX. Resigned on September 10, 1896. Worked as a civil engineer. Died on June 30, 1966.
Cabell, Mortimer Nash (1922)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1918 from Norwood, VA. Dropped on December 10, 1918. Died on January 21, 1925.
Cabell, Paul Carrington (1942)  -contact Archives
Cabell, Robert Gamble (1867)  -Robert Gamble Cabell, Class of 1867. New Market Cadet. Genealogy: Born- July 16, 1847 in Richmond, Va. Father- Dr. Robert Gamble Cabell; Mother- Margaret Caskie. Pat. Grandfather- Judge William H. Cabell who was once Gov. of Virginia and later President of Court of Appeals. [No information on Pat. Grandmother or Mat. Grandparents]. Siblings- James Caskie Cabell; Henry Landon Cabell; Mrs. Albert C. Richie, mother of the Gov. of Maryland; Mrs. John D. Lottier; Mrs. Boykin Wright [Maiden names of the sisters are unknown and there were two other siblings whose names are unknown]. Married- Anna Harris Branch Children- 1- James Branch Cabell a novelist; 2- Robert Cabell; 3- John Lottier Cabell. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 25, 1863;Served as Private in Co. B of the Corps of Cadets during the Battle of New Market May 15, 1864; Resigned around Feb. 1865; Made Honorary Graduate of Class of 1867 on July 4, 1875. Careers: Physician. Received degree from Medical College of Virginia. Was Supt. of Central Lunatic Asylum at Petersburg, Va. Established the drug firm of Cabell & Chelf in Richmond, Va. Elected Supt. of the City Home of Richmond, Va. and served there until his death. Died- May 7, 1922 at Stuart Circle Hospital in Richmond, Va.
Cabell, William Alexander (1866)  -William Alexander Cabell, Class of 1866: Born- May 23, 1844. Matriculated from Clinton, Ms. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: Enlisted for war on Dec. 1, 1863, at Decatur, Al., as a Private, Co. D, 4th Ms. Cavalry. Absent sick spring 1864. Transferred Aug. 24, 1864, to Co. A, Maj. J. D. Bradford's (Ms.) Corps of Scouts and Guides (Bradford's Battalion). On roll of forces surrendered May 4, 1865, at Citronelle, Al. Paroled May 13, 1865 at Jackson, Ms. (Some records show he enlisted Nov. 1, 1863 at Raleigh, Ms.) Postwar Career: Cotton Planter. Unofficial source says he attended college in Ms. before entering VMI. Died- unknown.
Cabell, William Henry (1865)  -William Henry Cabell, Class of 1865. New Market Cadet. "Died on the Field of Honor." Genealogy: Born- Nov. 13, 1845 in Richmond, Va. Father- Dr. Robert Gamble Cabell; Mother- Margaret Caskie. Pat. Grandfather- Judge William H. Cabell who was once Gov. of Virginia and later President of Court of Appeals. [No information on Pat. Grandmother or Mat. Grandparents] Siblings- James Caskie Cabell; Henry Landon Cabell; Mrs. Albert C. Richie, mother of the Gov. of Maryland; Mrs. John D. Lottier; Mrs. Boykin Wright [Maiden names of the sisters are unknown and there were two other siblings whose names are unknown] VMI Record: Entered VMI- Dec. 31, 1861. Served as First Sergeant in Co. D of the Corps of Cadets during the Battle of New Market. Died- May 15, 1864 Killed in Action at the Battle of New Market.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Cabell, Jr, Guy (1945)  -contact Archives
Caffee, Arthur Gill (1901)  -Arthur Gill Caffee, Class of 1901: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 20, 1882 in Carthage, Mo. Father- William K. Caffee; Mother- Pattie Wilkins. Pat. Grandfather- Warden J. Caffee; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Margaret Gill. Mat. Grandfather- James H. Wilkins. Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Elizabeth Smith. Married- In 1907 to Mayotta Dickenson, daughter of Dwight Dickenson of Mare Island Navy Yard, Ca. Children- 1- Patty Elena Caffee; 2- Betty June Caffee. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 1, 1897; Resigned June 28, 1900 to enter U.S. Naval Academy Military Record: Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. Died- Nov. 19, 1910. Killed while on duty at the Indian Head Proving Grounds, Md. when a gun that was being tested accidentally exploded.
Caffee, Mahlon Wilkins (1906)  -Mahlon Wilkins Caffee, Class of 1906: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 19, 1885 in Carthage, Mo. Father- William K. Caffee; Mother- Pattie Wilkins. Pat. Grandfather- Warden J. Caffee; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Margaret Gill. Mat. Grandfather- James H. Wilkins. Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Elizabeth Smith. Married- Sept. 20, 1911 to Mary Way Coombs of Bowling Green, Ky. Children- 1- William King Caffee, II; 2- Mahlon Wilkins Caffee, Jr. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 1, 1900; Graduated June 27, 1906 standing 40th in a class of 47. Military Record: Private in Officers Training Camp (Camp Taylor) and was believed to be a candidate for Commission but died while in service. Died- Dec. 30, 1918 of pneumonia brought on by his injuries suffered in an accident while in service.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Caffery, James Parkerson (1910)  -Born on October 2, 1890. Matriculated on September 8, 1906 from Lafayette, LA. Graduated in 1910. World War I Record: Captain, Field Artillery. Attached to Air Service, U.S. Army. Died on July 25, 1921 in Lafayette, LA.
Cage, Harry Hayes (1879)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1875 from Houma, LA. At VMI for 2 years. Career: Sugar planter. Died on August 20, 1893.
Cage, Hugh Connell (1879)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1875 from Houma, LA. At VMI for 2 years. Career: lawyer, judge, and state senator. Died on January 30, 1941.
Calcutt, Harry Cecil (1904)  -Born on October 7, 1883. Matriculated on September 3, 1900 from Dyersburg, TN. Graduated in 1904. Died on December 19, 1917.
Caldwell, Bernard Roscoe (1901)  -Born on December 22, 1877. Matriculated on September 1, 1899 from Newcastle, VA. At VMI for 4 months. Career: Physician. Died on March 22, 1953.
Caldwell, Ellis Craig (1904)  -Born on July 23, 1883. Matriculated on September 1, 1900 from Carroll Co., VA. Graduated in 1904. Died on July 31, 1955.
Caldwell, Frank Yingling (1918)  -Born on February 23, 1895. Matriculated on September 9, 1914 from East Radford, VA. Graduated on May 29, 1918. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 317th Infantry, 81st Division, A.E.F. Returned to the U.S. and assigned to 90th Infantry, 20th Division, September, 1918. Died on October 8, 1980.
Caldwell, George Barton (1884)  -Born on November 18, 1861. Matriculated on September 15, 1881 from Newberry Co., SC. Dropped on April 3, 1882. Career: Physician and Farmer. Died on July 3, 1907.
Caldwell, Guy Stanley (1926)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Paris, TX. Dropped on October 6, 1922. Worked as a Newspaperman.
Caldwell, Jesse Walters (1923)  -Born on December 14, 1901. Matriculated on September 2, 1919 from East Radford, VA. Graduated on June 13, 1923.
Caldwell, John Thomas (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Caldwell, Joseph (1885)  -Matriculated on September 15, 1881 from Newberry Co., SC. At VMI for 3 months.
Caldwell, Paul Estil (1926)  -Born on March 26, 1902. Matriculated on September 1, 1922 from Bristol, VA. Graduated on June 16, 1926. Worked as an instructor at VMI. Died on September 3, 1971.
Caldwell, Peter Gentry (1910)  -Born on December 7, 1888. Matriculated on September 10, 1906 from Danveille, KY. Resigned on May 31, 1907. Died on March 1, 1931.
Caldwell, William Addison (1930)  -Matriculated on September 26, 1926 from Radford, VA. At VMI for 1 year.
Caldwell, Jr, George Aiken (1944)  -contact Archives
Cale, William Elmer (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Calfee, Lee Price (1894)  -Born on April 13, 1874. Matriculated on September 1, 1890 from Pulaski, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Worked for the Treasury Department and as a chiropractic physician. Died on November 14, 1954.
Calfee, Robert Crockett (1931)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from Pulaski, VA. Graduated on June 11, 1931. Worked as a chemist. Died on September 14, 1971.
Calhoon , Charles Hubert (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Grenada, MS. Dropped on September 10, 1927. Died on March 1, 1980.
Calhoun, Creighton Lee (1927)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1922 from Atlanta, GA. Dropped on January 27, 1925. Died on January 31, 1940.
Calhoun, Richard Dayton (1933)  -Born on October 30, 1910. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Farmer City, IL. At VMI for 4 months.
Calhoun, Walter (1924)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1920 from Ashville, FL. At VMI for 1 year, 4 months.
Calhoun, Walter Henry (1921)  -Born on November 23, 1897. Matriculated on September 6, 1917 from Erica, VA. Dropped on September 11, 1918. Career: Physician. Died on May 10, 1955.
Calhoun, William Leslie (1933)  -Born on August 24, 1910. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from New Kensington, PA. Graduated on June 14, 1933. Died on June 10, 1968.
Califf, James William (1940)  -contact Archives
Callar, Donald Evans (1937)  -Born on July 11, 1916. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Staunton, VA. Dropped on September 16, 1935.
Callcote, Alexander Daniel (1851)  -Alexander Daniel Callcote, Class of 1851. Genealogy: Born- ca. 1830, in isle of Wight Co., Va. Father- Henry Callcote; Mother- Betsy Womble. Grandparents- unknown. 1st marriage- Harriet Hancock; 1st child- Mattie, 2nd- name not known. 2nd marriage- Mollie Cofer, no children. VMI Record-Matriculated on July 14, 1847 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1851. Military Record- Civil War; LtCol, 3rd Va. Infantry. Careers: Teacher, Farmer. Died- July 03, 1863, in Gettysburg, Pa.
Calliham , Phares William (1933)  -Born on May 23, 1911. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Harrisonburg, LA. Graduated on June 14, 1933. Died on July 19, 1975.
Callis, James Eddison (1935)  -Born on January 14, 1913. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Mathews, VA. Resigned on March 13, 1933. Died on October 7, 1969.
Calvert, William Jonathan (1920)  -Born on July 3, 1901. Matriculated on September 1, 1917 from Portsmouth, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1920. Career: Teacher. Died on April 7, 1987.
Camden, Guy Lee (1888)  -Guy Lee Camden, Class of 1888: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 14, 1866 in Weston W. Va. Father- Dr. Thomas Bland Camden; Mother- Susan Holt. Pat. Grandfather- John S. Camden; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Newton. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. Jonathan Holt; Mat. Grandmother- Eliza Wilson. Married- Harrietta Parker in 1897. No children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 1, 1884; left after two years. Careers: Treasurer and Manager of Salt Works; fruit culturist; grower of oranges and olives in California at "Camden Lodge". Died- Oct. 29, 1950.
Camden, Johnson Newlon (1886)  -Johnson Newlon Camden, Jr. Class of 1886: Genealogy: Born- Jan. 3, 1865 in Parkersburg, W. Va. Father- Johnson Newlon Camden; Mother- Anne Thompson. Pat. Grandfather- John S. Camden; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Newton. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Susan Hart of Woodford, Ky. in 1888. Children- 1- Tevis Camden; 2- Anne Camden. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 7, 1882; Graduated June 25, 1886 standing 24th in a class of 28. Careers: Stock raiser; Capitalist; U.S. Senator. Died- Aug. 16, 1942.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Camden, Richard Pindal (1884)  -Richard Pindal Camden, Class of 1884: Genealogy: Born- May 4, 1863 in Weston W. Va. Father- Dr. Thomas Bland Camden; Mother- Susan Holt. Pat. Grandfather- John S. Camden; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Newton. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. Jonathan Holt; Mat. Grandmother- Eliza Wilson. Never married. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 28, 1880; Graduated June 30, 1884 standing 14th in a class of 16. Careers: Captain on Staff of West Va. National Guard 1892-97; Oil producer in Parkersburg, W. Va. Lived in Mexico for some time. Died- Nov. 27, 1935. Hit by an automobile.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Camden, Rolla (1892)  -Rolla Camden, Class of 1892: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 25, 1872 in Weston W. Va. Father- Dr. Thomas Bland Camden; Mother- Susan Holt. Pat. Grandfather- John S. Camden; Pat. Grandmother- Nancy Newton. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. Jonathan Holt; Mat. Grandmother- Eliza Wilson.- Married- Blanche Dellicher of Parkersburg, W. Va. No children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 7, 1888; Resigned Sept. 13, 1889. Careers: Physician in Parkersburg, W. Va. Died- Aug. 22, 1940.
Cameron, Alexander (1881)  -Born in 1862. Matriculated on September 6, 1877 from Petersburg, VA. Graduated on June 30, 1881. Worked as a tobacconist. Died on May 22, 1907.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Cameron, Bennehan (1875)  -Born on September 9, 1854. Matriculated on September 14, 1871 from Hillsboro, NC. Graduated on July 2, 1875.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Cameron , Bruce Barclay (1938)  -Born on September 6, 1917. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Wilmington, NC. Graduated on June 15, 1938.
Cameron, Daniel David (1942)  -contact Archives
Cameron, Frank Jordan (1886)  -Born on August, 6, 1866. Matriculated on July 19, 1882 from Williamsville, VA. Worked as a teacher. Died on January 13, 1886.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Cameron, George Hugh (1864)  -George Hugh Cameron, Class of 1864: Born- Nov. 7, 1842. Matriculated from Lexington, Va. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Probably the man who enlisted Feb. 7, 1862, at Camp Jackson as Pvt. Co. C, 1st Va. Cavalry and transferred June 3, 1863 to Co. H, 18th Va. Cavalry. Unofficial source says he was wounded in action, but no date or place are given. Post War Career: Farmer. Brother of Cameron, JH '57. Died- June 18, 1898.
Cameron, John Hyde (1857)  -John Hyde Cameron, Class of 1857: Genealogy: Born- March 21, 1836, near Hot Springs, Bath Co., Va. Father- Andrew Warwick Cameron; Mother- Ellen McCue Hyde. Pat. Grandfather- Col. Charles Cameron; Pat. Grandmother- Rachel Primrose Warwick. Mat. Grandfather- John Hansford Hyde; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Crawford. Married- Mattie Davis Jordan; 1st child- Frank Cameron; 2nd- Nellie Cameron; 3rd- Margaret Cameron; 4th- Andrew Cameron; 5th- Mary Cameron; 6th- Jean Cameron; 7th- Hannah Cameron. Military Record- Civil War; Lt., Rockbridge Rangers- 1861; Co. C, 1st Cavalry- 1862; Adjutant, 18th Va Cavalry- 1862-1865. Career: Physician. Died- July 16, 1915, in Goshen, Va.
Cameron, Rudolph Wills Brennan (1914)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1910 from Washington D.C. Resigned on January 10, 1911. Cameron is the professional name of rudolph Wills Brennan, Class of 1914. He is an actor in Hollywood, CA. See Brennan, Rudolph W.
Cammack, John Chew (1872)  -Born on September 16, 1852. Matriculated on August 2, 1869 from Louisa Co., VA. Graduated in 1872. Career: engineer. Died on December 30, 1882.
Cammack, Robert Burns (1925)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1921 from Dallas, TX. Dropped in September 1922. Worked as a salesman. Died on October 21, 1936.
Cammer, Claude Richard (1915)  -Born on December 22, 1889. Matriculated on September 4, 1911 from Winchest, VA. Graduated on June 23, 1915. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, M.G. Battalion, 1st Division, A.E.F. Gassed, May 28, 1918, at Cantigny, and severely wounded in action, west of Soissons, and not released from Walter Reed Hospital until January 13, 1919. Permanently disabled. Higly commended for gallantry at Cantigny where he commanded his M.G. Company. Died on October 1, 1972.
Camp, Charles Churchill (1937)  -Born on May 9, 1915. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Roanoke, VA. Dropped on September 6, 1934.
Camp, George King (1871)  -Born on January 10, 1851. Matriculated on September 7, 1868 from Greensboro, GA. Graduated on July 4, 1871. Worked as a lawyer, journalist, and author. Died on May 19, 1899.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Camp, Gilman Lila (1910)  -Born on November 25, 1887. Matriculated on September 4, 1907 from Billings, MT. Resigned on June 1, 1908. Military Record-Sgt. US Army, World War I. Died on December 29, 1976.
Camp, John Madison (1905)  -Born on April 4, 1885. Matriculated on September 3, 1901 from Franklin, VA. Graduated in 1905. Died on October 6, 1963.
Camp, John Madison (1940)  -contact Archives
Camp, Paul Douglas (1924)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1920 from Franklin, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1924. Died on September 22, 1984.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Camp, Paul Ryland (1904)  -Born on July 31, 1883. Matriculated on September 3, 1901 from Franklin, VA. Graduated in 1904. World War I Record: Captain, U.S. Army. Died on December 31, 1966.
Camp, Vaughan (1911)  -Born on August 10, 1891. Matriculated on September 5, 1908 from Franklin, VA. Graduated on June 21, 1911. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, A.E.F. Battalion Adjt. at Camp Lee, 80th Division, U.S. Army, then Zone Major, Advance Station, S.O.S., A.E.F. Died on June 13, 1972.
Camp, William (1873)  -Born around 1851. Matriculated on October 5, 1869 from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for 1 year.
Camp, William Henry (1908)  -Born on September 14, 1889. Matriculated on September 1, 1904 from Petersburg, VA. Dismissed on May 9, 1905. Died on December 17, 1907.
Campbell, A. Horace (1918)  -Born on October 19, 1895. Matriculated on September 9, 1914 from Vancouver, B.C. Graduated in 1918, (war diplma) June 16, 1922. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, "L" Company 317th Infantry, 80th Division, A.E.F. Severely wounded in action.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Campbell, Alan Kaye (1925)  -Born in February, 1904. Matriculated on September 6, 1921 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 17, 1925. Died on June 14, 1963.
Campbell, Alexander Goold (1915)  -Born on June 6, 1894. Matriculated on September 4, 1911 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 23, 1915. World War I Record: Captain, Coast Artillery, A.E.F. Died o nJanuary 28, 1954.
Campbell, Archer Maynard (1922)  -Born on June 19, 1900. Matriculated on September 4, 1918 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on June 21, 1922. Died on March 30, 1971.
Campbell, Archibald A. (1874)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1870 from Nottoway Court House, VA. Dismissed on April 11, 1871.
Campbell, Archibald Algernon (1943)  -contact Archives
Campbell, Arthur Griffith (1906)  -Born on November 15, 1884. Matriculated on September 11, 1902 from Lexington, VA. Graduated in 1906. World War I Record: Lieutenant Colonel, Battery "M," 7th Regiment, Coast Artillery Corps, A.E.F. Battery Commander and Regimental Adjt. Transferred to General Staff, U.S. Army. G.S. Executive Assistant. Died on January 25, 1957 and buried in Arlington.
Campbell, Charles Robert (1857)  -Charles Robert Campbell, Class of 1857: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1836, in Pickaway, Monroe Co., WVa. Father- Lewis Campbell; Mother- Mary Ann Brown. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Ellen Douglas Campbell; 1st child- John Campbell; 2nd- Joseph Campbell; 3rd- Andrew Campbell; 4th- Wade Campbell; 5th- Alexander Campbell; 6th- Charles Campbell; 7th- Rose Campbell; 8 others died. VMI Record-Matriculated on July 15, 1853. At VMI for 1 year. Military Record- Civil War; Pvt., 10th Va. Cavalry, C.S.A. Career: Farmer. Died- Jan. 1887, in Pickaway, Monroe Co., WVa.
Campbell, Clarence Jackson (1884)  -Born on May 22, 1862. Matriculated on July 26, 1880 from Amherst, VA. Graduated on June 30, 1884. Worked as a lawyer, judge, editor, and member of the Virginia Legislature. Died on February 25, 1926.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Campbell, Clarence Moncure (1908)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1903 from Amherst, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on May 19, 1958.
Campbell, Douglas McKenzie (1935)  -Born on February 5, 1912. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 12, 1935. Died on January 28, 1976.
Campbell, Frank (1893)  -Born on August 22, 1871. Matriculated on September 2, 1889 from Arlington, VA. At VMI for 1 year.
Campbell, George Bagby (1912)  -Born on January 11, 1891. Matriculated on September 2, 1908 from Bedford City, VA. At VMI for 2 years. World War I Record: Captain, 166th Infantry, 42nd Division, A.E.F. as 1st Lt. Returned to U.S. as Instructor, and promoted to Captain, Infantry.
Campbell, Hugh Alexander (1917)  -Born on June 24, 1894. Matriculated on September 9, 1914. Graduated on May 3, 1917. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 60th Coast Artillery, A.E.F. Died on September 17, 1968.
Campbell, Hugh Goold (1945)  -contact Archives
Campbell, James C. (1903)  -Born on November 13, 1882. Matriculated on September 1, 1900 from St. Louis, MS. Dismissed on September 22, 1900. Worked as a lawyer. Died in 1925.
Campbell, James Dorman (1855)  -James Dorman Campbell, Class of 1855: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1835. Father- John Campbell; Mother- unknown. Grandparents: unknown. Marriage and children- no information. VMI Record: Matriculated on July 15, 1851 from Lexington, VA. At VMI for 1 year. Military Record- Civil War; Pvt., Company E, 1st Texas Infantry, C.S.A. Died- ca. 1864, St. Louis, Mo.; drowned on his way home from war.
Campbell, James Robert (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Campbell, John Arthur (1844)  -John Arthur Campbell, Class of 1844. b. 1823, Washington Co., Virginia; d. 1886, Abingdon, VA; Parents- Edward McDonald Campbell and Rhoda Trigg; graduate; VMI Record-Matriculated on July 22, 1844. Graduated on July 4, 1844. Civil War- Col., 48th Virginia Infantry, CSA; lawyer & judge; married Mary Branch.
Campbell, John Hammond (1875)  -Born on January 29, 1855. Matriculated on September 11, 1871 from Lexington, VA. Graduated on July 2, 1875. Worked as a dental surgeon. Died on February 4, 1921.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Campbell, John Parkman (1946)  -contact Archives
Campbell, Julian Cassius (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Campbell, Nathaniel Henry (1843)  -Nathaniel Henry Campbell, Class of 1843. b. 1824, Bedford Co., VA; d. 1867, Bedford Co.; Parents- Robert Campbell & Nancy Terry; graduate (1st in class); no military record; lawyer and banker; married Mary Cabell Cralle, 1850, Lynchburg, VA. VMI Record: Matriculated on July 20, 1840. Graduated on July 4, 1843.   Web resource
Campbell, Samuel Sprigg (1865)  -Samuel Sprigg Campbell, Class of 1865: Born- May 23, 1846. Matriculated on January 1, 1862 from Wheeling, WVa. At VMI 2 1/2 years. Military Record: At VMI Jan. 1, 1862- Feb. 23, 1864. Resigned to join Army. May have been the "S. Campbell," Private, Co. E, 10th Mo., whose only record is name on list of POWs surrendered at New Orleans, La., on May 26, 1865, and paroled at Camp Allen, La., on June 8, 1865. Post War Career: Banker, Broker. Died- Dec. 10, 1880.
Campbell, Thornton Wilson (1938)  -Born on January 2, 1916. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Charleston, WV. Graduated on June 15, 1938. Died on April 23, 1954.
Campbell, Trigg Preston (1921)  -Born on July 2, 1899. Matriculated on September 5, 1917 from Morristown, TN. Dropped on December 11, 1918.
Campbell , Volney Sumpter (1938)  -Born on May 30, 1914. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Murfreesboro, TN. Dropped on January 31, 1936.
Campbell, Walter Duval (1923)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1919 from Lynchburg, VA. At VMI for 1 year. Died on April 6, 1974.
Campbell, William Coleman (1855)  -William Coleman Campbell, Class of 1855: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 1832, in Roanoke Co., Salem, Va. Father- Joseph Campbell; Mother- Mildred Campbell. Pat. Grandfather- John Campbell; Pat. Grandmother- Lurany Campbell. Mat. Grandfather- Henry Hurt; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Hurt. Never married, no children. Career: Mining, Newspaper writer. Died- February 1873, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Campbell, William Ernest (1914)  -Born on November 5, 1894. Matriculated on September 3, 1910 from Mechanicsburg, PA. At VMI for 1 year. Died on June 14, 1964.
Campbell, William Harley (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Campbell, William Paxton Steele (1914)  -Born on October 2, 1891. Matriculated on September 3, 1910 from Lexington, VA. At VMI for 3 years. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 810th Pioneer Infantry, U.S. Army. Died on November 4, 1951 in Charlotte, NC.
Campbell, William Peyton (1917)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1913 from Augusta, AR. At VMI for 1 year. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Field Artillery, 87th Division; Later, with 91st Division, A.E.F.
Campbell, William Stevens (1874)  -Born on November 11, 1852. Matriculated on August 30, 1969 from Lexington, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1874. Served as a clergyman. Died on February 14, 1889.
Campbell Jr, William C. (1946)  -Born in November, 1832. Matriculated on November 26, 1851 from Salem, VA. At VMI for 5 months. Died in World War II. Pvt. William C. Campbell, Jr., U.S. Army. Killed in action on Mar. 28, 1944, at Anzio Beachhead, Italy.
Campbell, Jr, Strouse (1942)  -contact Archives
Campi , Rafael Maria (1930)  -Matriculated on September 15, 1926 from Havana, Cuba. At VMI for 3 weeks.
Campman, John Henry (1914)  -Born on November 20, 1892. Matriculated on September 1, 1910 from Houston, TX. Resigned on January 3, 1911. World War I record: Lieutenant, U.S. Navy. Died on July 9, 1979.
Campodonico, Frank Edward (1929)  -Born on May 12, 1907. Matriculated on September 9, 1925 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 2 years, 2 months.
Campodonico, John Joseph (1922)  -Born on January 26, 1901. Matriculated on September 5, 1918 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 21, 1922. Worked as a chemist with Tobacco By-Products and Chemical Corporation. Died on January 21, 1987.
Canada, Charles Crawford (1928)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1924 from Grottoes, VA. At VMI for 1 year. Died on March 3, 1969.
Canada, Lawrence Marshall (1926)  -Matriculated on September 14, 1922 from Asper, VA. At VMI for 7 weeks. Worked as a salesman with Withers Motor Co.
Candis, Ans Rudolf (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Candler, Patrick Henry (1928)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1924 from Dallas, TX. At VMI for 2 years. Died in May 1969.
Candler, William Love (1929)  -Born on April 29, 1908. Matriculated on September 9, 1925 from Dallas, TX. Dropped on September 13, 1927.
Canfield, Daniel Lee (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cann, Samuel Adams (1913)  -Born on June 30, 1892. Matriculated on September 1, 1909 from Savanna, GA. Dropped on January 27, 1911. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 307th Ammunition Train, A.E.F.
Cann, William Gammell (1909)  -Born on July 24, 1889. Matriculated on September 2, 1905 from Savannah, GA. Dismissed on September 24, 1906. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 151st M.G. Battalion, 42nd Division, A.E.F. Wounded in action, July, 1918, St. Mihiel.
Cann, Jr, Lawrence Brevard (1941)  -contact Archives
Cannatella, Roderick Chester (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cannon, Edward LeGrand (1901)  -Born on March 4, 1880. Matriculated on September 9, 1897 from Norflk, VA. Graduated on June 2, 1901. Died on May 25, 1944.
Cannon, Ernest Rhyne (1921)  -Born on May 9, 1897. Matriculated in September 1916. Resigned on March 28, 1918. Died on February 24, 1945.
Cannon, Joseph Franklin (1901)  -Born on July 23, 1876. Matriculated on September 2, 1897 from Concord, NC. At VMI for 1 year. Died on June 21, 1939.
Cannon, Martin Luther (1906)  -Born on March 25, 1885.Matriculated on September 3, 1901 from Concord, NC. At VMI for 2 years. Died on October 30, 1952.
Cannon, Nathaniel Pinckney (1939)  -Born on April 19, 1917. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Charlotte, NC. Dropped on September 10, 1936.
Cannon, Richard Abel (1927)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1923 from Mount Holly, NC. Graduated on June 15, 1927. Died on June 1979.
Cannon, Samuel Perkins (1870)  -Born in June 1848. Matriculated on October 6, 1866 from Williamson County, TN. Worked as a farmer. Died on January 27, 1928.
Cannon, William Raynor (1911)  -Born on November 10, 1887. Matriculated on December 5, 1908 from North Hanover, MA. At VMI for 3 years. Worked as a Mining and Civil Engineer.
Cantrell, Charles Camp (1918)  -Born on November 3, 1896. Matriculated on September 9, 1914 from Greenville, TX. Graduated on May 29, 1918. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Staff, Major E.W. Nichols Engineers, U.S. Army, Commanding S.A.T.C. at V.M.I. Died on December 14, 1937.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Cantrell, William E (1926)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1922 from Greenville, TX. At VMI for 8 months.
Cantwell, Richard Montgomery (1913)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1909 from Norfolk, VA. Dropped on October 20, 1909.
Capasso, Nicholas Salvatore (1943)  -contact Archives
Capehart, Robert William (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Chicago, IL. At VMI for 1 year. Died on April 22, 1929.
Caperton, Allen (1867)  -Allen Caperton, Class of 1867: Born- April 4, 1846. Matriculated from Union, WVa. At VMI 4 1/2 months. Military Record: Left VMI Jan. 12, 1864. Enlisted on April 15, 1864, at Pocky Point for war as Private, Co. B, 14th Va. Cavalry ($50 bounty). Wounded in action in head at Stephenson's Depot on July 20, 1864. Appointed Drill master (with 2nd Lt. pay) on Jan. 12, 1865. Assigned to 13th Battalion Va. light artillery. Also Adjutant of battalion as Lt. Post War Career: Farmer. Nephew of Caperton, GH '51. First cousin of Caperton, J '64. Nephew by marriage of Echols, JW '43. Died- Jan. 19, 1917, in King William County, Va.
Caperton, Edward Hugh (1864)  -Edward Hugh Caperton, Class of 1864: Born- ca. 1843. Matriculated from Petersburg, Va. At VMI 3 years. Military Record: Drill master in Richmond, Va., spring of 1861. No further Record found. Died- ca. 1869.
Caperton, George Henry (1851)  -George Henry Caperton, Class of 1851. Genealogy: Born- Dec. 13, 1828, in Union, WVa. Father- Hugh Caperton; Mother- Jane Erskine. Pat. Grandfather- Adam Caperton; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Ann Miller. Mat. Grandfather- Michael Erskine; Mat. Grandmother- Margaret Handley. Married- Mary Elizabeth Henderson; 1st child- George Caperton; 2nd- Jane Caperton; 3rd- Sarah Caperton; 4th- William Caperton; 5th- Mary Caperton. VMI Record- Matriculated on July 23, 1847. Graduated on July 4, 1851. Military Record- Civil War; Capt, Surgeon- Gen. Echols Staff. Career: Doctor. Died- Jan. 13, 1895, in Fayette Co., WVa.
Caperton, Hugh (1861)  -Hugh Caperton, Class of 1861: Born- Nov. 24, 1839. Matriculated from Union, WVa. At VMI 17 days. Military Record: Enlisted at Union, WVa., on May 9, 1861, for 1 year in Co. D, 27th Virginia Infantry Regiment. Corporal. Discharged ca. September 7, 1861, for disability. Later joined Capt T. A. Bryan's Co., Va. Artillery (Monroe Artillery). 1st Sgt. Detailed for duty with Ordnance officer, Dept. of Western Va., as Ordance Sgt. On roster Capt. W. King's Co., Va. Artillery, Va. Local Defense Troops. Sighned oath May 11, 1865, at Charleston, WVa. Post War Career: Clerk, Farmer. First Cousin of Caperton, J '64, and Caperton, A '67. Nephew of Caperton, GH '51. Died- Feb. 11, 1905.
Caperton, John (1864)  -John Caperton, Class of 1864: Born- ca. 1844. Matriculated from Union, WVa. At VMI 6 months. Military Record: Enlisted Aug. 19, 1862, for 3 years as Private, Co. A, 13th Battalion, Va. Light Artillery (Capt. G. G. Otey '55 Battery; Capt. D. N. Walker's Battery). Sick at Union, WVa., on Nov. 1862. Jan-Feb 1865, return shows detailed as Battalion Ordnance Sgt. On list of POWs paroled May 11, 1865. Post War Record: Farmer. Kin to Caperton, GH '51. 1st cousin of Caperton, A '67. Died- Oct. 31, 1867.
Caperton, Lucien Marshall (1933)  -Born on November 3, 1910. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Loretto, TN. Graduated on June 14, 1933. Died on September 4, 1974.
Caplan, Joseph (1920)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Berkley, VA. At VMI for 1 year.
Caples, Martin Hutchinson (1932)  -Born on November 6, 1911. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Norfolk, VA. Dropped on September 5, 1930. Died on July 26, 1961.
Capriotti, Thos. Anthony (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cardello, Ralph Anthony (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carden, Leonard A. (1901)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1897 from Big Stone Gap, VA. Resigned on September 28, 1899.
Carden, Robert Clinton (1925)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1921 from West Point, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on September 9, 1974.
Carey, James Desmond (1951)  -Died in Korean War. James Desmond Carey, date of death unknown; a letter from his sister stated that he was killed on a mission in North Korea.
Carey, William Lee (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carlile, John Snyder (Board of Visitors)  -John Snyder Carlile of Barbour, W Va. Member of Board of Visitors 1850-51. Lawyer; Constitutional Convention 1850-51. Va Senate 1847-51; Convention 1861; U.S. Senator 1861-65, died 24 Oct 1878, aged 60.
Carlin, Paul Henry (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carlisle, Eugene A. (1883)  -Matriculated on April 22, 1879 from Los Angeles, CA. At VMI for 1 year and 6 months. Died in 1881.
Carlisle, Willcox J. (1883)  -Matriculated on April 22, 1879 from Los Angeles, CA. At VMI for 3 years and 8 months. Phi Delta Theta fraternity records show his name as William Johnson Carlisle.
Carlson, Clarence Gosta (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carlson, Kenneth Richard (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carlson, Lawrence Alfred (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carlton, Eugene Tucker (1924)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1920 from Roanoke, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1924. Worked as a draftsman. Died on December 26, 1974.
Carlton, Harry (1905)  -Born on July 19, 1885. Matriculated on September 2, 1901 from Emporia, KS. Graduated in June 1905. World War I Record: Captain, Ordinance Department, U.S. Army. Died on January 14, 1949.
Carmichael , Henry St George Tucker (1927)  -Born on July 13, 1907. Matriculated on September 4, 1923 form Kyrock, KY. Graduated on June 15, 1927. Died on June 25, 1981.
Carmichael, John (1870)  -John Carmichael, Class of 1870. New Market Cadet (left on guard at VMI.) Genealogy: Born- Dec. 22, 1847 in Augusta, Ga. Father- Robert Dunlap Carmichael; Mother- Louisa Watkins Smith. Pat. Grandfather- John Carmichael; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Eliza Eve. Mat. Grandfather- William Smith; Mat. Grandmother- Harriet Craig, daughter of Robert Craig. Married- Virginia Brooke Tucker, daughter of Hon. John Randolph Tucker of Lexington, Va. on Feb. 13, 1872. Children- 1- John Randolph Tucker Carmichael; 2- Harry St. George Tucker Carmichael; 3- Laura Powell Carmichael, who married Oliver P. Alford of Chicago, IL; 4- John Carmichael. VMI Record: Entered VMI- April 23, 1864; Graduated July 4, 1870 standing 34 in a class of 52. Civil War Record- May have served as Private in Co. H of Floyd Legion Ga. State Guard in 1863; Served with the VMI Corps of Cadets as Private in Co. A; left on guard during the Battle of New Market, May 15, 1864. Careers- Lieut. and Acting Asst. Professor of Drawing at VMI 1870-71; Capt. of US Army Corps of Engineers during the Spanish American War; Civil Engineer. Died- August 17, 1898, in Lakeland, Florida; buried in Lexington, Va.
Carmichael, John Randolph Tucker (1931)  -Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from Kyrock KY. Graduated on June 11, 1931. Military Record: 1st Lt. Medical Corps, US Army. Died in World War II. 1Lt. J. Randolph T. Carmichael, U.S. Army. Died on Aug. 28, 1941.
Carmichael, William Smith (1867)  -William Smith Carmichael, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. B. Genealogy: Born- March 25, 1846, in Augusta, Ga. Father- Robert Dunlap Carmichael; Mother- Louisa Watkins Smith. Pat. Grandfather- John Carmichael; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Eliza Eve. Mat. Grandfather- William Smith; Mat. Grandmother- Harriet Craig. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Matriculated on July 30, 1863 from Augusta, GA. Graduated on July 4, 1875. Career: Locomotive Engineer. Died- May 24, 1914, in Augusta, Ga.; buried in the Old Carmichael Cemetery.
Carmine, John Walter (1942)  -contact Archives
Carnan, Charles Walter (1928)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1924 from Baltimore, MD. At VMI for 1 year. Worked as an interior decorator.
Carneal, Charles Wendell (1918)  -Born on February 12, 1896. Matriculated on September 9, 1914 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on May 29, 1918. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Air Service. Pursuit Pilot, R.C., U.S. Army.
Carneal, William Leigh (1903)  -Born on October 24, 1881. Matriculated on February 12, 1900 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 23, 1903. World War I Record: Captain, Ordinance Department, U.S. Army. Died on February 23, 1958.
Carney, Edward Bruce (1930)  -Matriculated on September 14, 1926 from Churchland, VA. Dropped on September 6, 1928. Military Record: 2nd Lt. U.S.M.C.
Carney , Taylor Elliott (1934)  -Born on March 11, 1913. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Churchland, VA. Graduated on June 13, 1934.
Carney, William James (1897)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1893 from Portsmouth, VA. Resigned on September 6, 1894. Worked as a farmer. Died on June 27, 1930.
Carney, Wright Bruce (1907)  -Born on October 18, 1885. Matriculated on September 4, 1903 from Churchland, VA. At VMI for 1 year. Died on June 13, 1947.
Carney, Jr, Edgar Frank (1941)  -contact Archives
Carothers, W. Roy (1901)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1897 from Sidney, OH. Resigned on July 1, 1898.
Carpenter, Clyde Ellis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carpenter, Forest LaFon (1929)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1925 from Latta, SC. Graduated on June 15, 1929. Died in 1978.
Carpenter, George Henry (1866)  -George Henry Carpenter, Class of 1866: Born- unknown. Matriculated from Mt. Crawford, Va. At VMI one year. Military Record: Enlisted May 22, 1861, at Harrisonburg, Va., for one year as Private, Co. I, 1st Va. Cavalry. Dicharged Aug. 1862, to enter VMI. Left VMI because of academic deficiencies. Joined 19th Va. Cavalry on Aug. 1, 1863, as 2nd Lt., Co. H. On recruiting duty in Dec. 1864. Signed parole on April 30, 1865, as a Capt. Post War Career: Physician. Lived in Cumberland, MD. Died- after 1918.
Carpenter, Gilbert White (1935)  -Born on February 17, 1913. Matriculated on September 8, 1931 from Johnson City, TN. Graduated on June 12, 1935. Died on March 29,1984.
Carpenter, James Clark (1929)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1925 from Johnson City, TN. Graduated on June 15, 1929.
Carpenter, John Irving (1911)  -Born on July 9, 1890. Matriculated on September 4, 1907 from Lawrenceburg, KY. Resigned on June 1, 1908. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 334th M.G. Battalion, 87th Division, A.E.F.
Carpenter, John Moyler (1939)  -Born on December 12, 1916. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Roanoke, VA. Graduated on June 14, 1939. Died on November 26, 1974.
Carpenter, Joseph Hannah (1856)  -Joseph Hannah Carpenter (Class of 1856). Genealogy: Born July 24, 1834, near Covington, Alleghany Co., Virginia; Father- Samuel Carpenter of Alleghany Co., VA; Mother- Martha Allen Hannah of Botetourt Co., VA; Paternal grandparents- William Carpenter and Mary [Persinger?]; Maternal grandparents- Joseph Hannah and Harriet [last name unknown]. Marriage: Never married. VMI Record: His parents were living near Covington, Virginia at the time of his enrollment. He entered VMI on July 13, 1852 and graduated on July 4, 1856, standing 7th out of 33 graduates. Occupation/Career: Deputy Clerk of Court and manager of a cement works. Military Record (Civil War): Entered service on April 22, 1861 at Covington as 1st Lieut., Company A, 27th Virginia Infantry; elected Captain August 1861; in late 1861 the company was converted to Artillery (known as Alleghany Roughs, Alleghany Artillery, Carpenter's Battery); unit was part of the famed Stonewall Brigade; mortally wounded in action (head) at Cedar Mountain in August 1862 and died 5 or 11 February 1863.
Carpenter, Perry Herndon (1874)  -Born on April 1, 1853. Matriculated on September 13, 1870 from Mobile, AL. Dismissed on June 26, 1871. Worked as a lawyer. Died on January 14, 1893.
Carpenter, Richard John (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carpenter, Whitman S. (1943)  -Died in World War II. 2Lt.Whitman S. Carpenter, U.S. Marine Corps. Killed in action on Feb. 21, 1945, on Iwo Jima.
Carpenter, William Boxley (1937)  -Born on October 14, 1914. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Roanoke, VA. Dropped on December 15, 1935.
Carpenter, Jr, Millard Nathan (1941)  -contact Archives
Carper Jr, Harry Figgatt (1935)  -Born on February 10, 1913. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Roanoke, VA. Graduated on June 12, 1935.
Carpinello, Vincent (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carr, Albert Van Deventer (1940)  -contact Archives
Carr, Allen Parker (1915)  -Born on January 10, 1894. Matriculated on September 5, 1911 from Houston, TX. At VMI for 1 year. World War I record: First Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps.
Carr, Charles Aloysius (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carr, David Coleman (1919)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1916 from Holland, VA. Dropped on November 27, 1916.
Carr, Donald Edward (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carr, Douglas Willits (1939)  -contact Archives
Carr, Harrison Fitzhugh (1906)  -Born on October 22, 1885. Matriculated on September 9, 1903 from Newport News, VA. Graduated on June 27, 1906. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 5th Engineers. Service at Camp Humpreys, U.S. Army. Died on January 1, 1951.
Carr , Julian Shakespeare (1934)  -Born on February 4, 1913. Matriculated on September 9, 1930 from Atlanta, GA. Graduated on June 13, 1934.
Carr, Robert W. (1873)  -Matriculated on February 8, 1870 from Georgia. Dropped on October 13, 1871.
Carr , Robert Wentworth (1926)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1922 from San Antonio, TX. At VMI for 1 year.
Carr, Theodore Alcorn (1921)  -Matriculated on January 18, 1918 from Clarksdale, MS. At VMI for 4 months.
Carrico , John Harper (1933)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1927 from Roanoke, VA. At VMI for 5 years. Died on December 20, 1971.
Carrier, Robert Wilson (1935)  -Born on May 28, 1913. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Reading, PA. Dropped on June 12, 1935. Died on December 7, 1972.
Carrington, Abram Cabell (1852)  -Abram Cabell Carrington; Class of 1852. Genealogy: Born- Oct. 15, 1831, in Charlotte Co., Va. Father- Paul S. Carrington; Mother- Emma C. Cabell. Pat. Grandfather- Paul Carrington; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandparents: unknown. Married- Nancy Cabell Read; 4 children. VMI Record- Matriculated on August 28, 1848 from Charlotte Co., VA. Military Record- Civil War; 1st Lieut., 18th Va. Infantry, Co. D. Career: Planter. Died- June 30, 1862, Malvern Hill, Va, in battle.
Carrington, Edward Codrington (1844)  -Edward Codrington Carrington Jr., Class of 1844: Genealogy: Born- May 26, 1825 in Halifax, Va. Father- Gen. Edward C. Carrington, Sr.; Mother- Eliza Henry Preston. Pat. Grandfather- Judge Paul Carrington; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Gen. Francis Preston; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah (Sallie) Buchanan Campbell, daughter of Gen. William Cambell and Elizabeth Henry, who was the sister of Patrick Henry, the famous orator. Married- Maria Anthony Swope. Children- 1- Edward C. Carrington; 2- William Campbell Carrington. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 1, 1841; Resigned July 4, 1843. Military Service: Mexican War- Capt. of Co. A 1st Va. Infantry. Civil War- Appointed Capt. of Co. A, DC Militia on April 10, 1861 (later this became Co. A, 2nd Battalion, DC Militia; Promoted to Brig. Gen. of DC Militia- highest ranking VMI Alumnus in US Service during the Civil War. Careers: Lawyer; editor; public official; Representative for Botetourt Co in Va. House of Delegates 1850-51; Editor of Fincastle Valley Whig publication; Appointed US District Attorney for DC April 17, 1861- held position for nearly ten years serving under Lincoln, Johnson and Grant; later moved to Prince George Co. Va. and became the Attourney for that town. Died- June 3, 1891.   Web resource
Carrington, Henry Alexander (1851)  -Henry Alexander Carrington, Class of 1851. Genealogy: Born- Sept. 13, 1832, in Charlotte Co., Va. Father- Henry Carrington; Mother- Louisa Elizabeth Cabell. Pat. Grandfather- Paul Carrington; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- William H. Cabell (Va. Governor); Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Charlotte Elizabeth Cullen; 1st child- Louise Carrington; 2nd- William Carrington; 3rd- John Carrington; 4th- Alfred Carrington; 5th- Otey Carrington; 6th- Florence Carrington; 7th- Lottie Carrington. VMI Record- Matriculated on July 28, 1848 from Charlotte Co., VA. Graduated on July 4, 1851. Military Record- Civil War; Col., 18th Va. Infantry. Careers: Lawyer, Clerk of Court. Died- Jan 22, 1885, in Charlotte Co., Va.
Carrington, Henry Paul (1866)  -Henry Paul Carrington, Class of 1866: Born- Aug. 7, 1848. Matriculated from Wolf Trap, Va. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: "Citizen cadet" included on late 1864 list of employees in various departments of Col H. L. Giltner's cavalry brigade. Ordnance Sgt. of the brigade. Post War Career: Farmer. Died- March 29, 1900, in Halifax Co., Va.
Carrington , Henry Paul (1937)  -Born on March 18, 1914. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 16, 1914.
Carrington, James McDowell (1864MS)  -James McDowell Carrington, Class of 1864MS: Born- Sep. 11, 1838. Matriculated from University, Va. At VMI 6 weeks. Military Record: In student Co. "Sons of Liberty", Capt J. T. Tosh's '60 Co. at UVA. Unofficial source says served in 1861 on staff of his uncle by marriage, Brigadier General J. B. Floyd. Raised and on March 15, 1862, elected Capt. of Capt. J. M. Carrington's Co., Va. Light Artillery (Charlottesville Artillery, Co. E, 31st Va. Artillery Battalion). Captured May 12, 1864, at Spotsylvania, Va. Held at Ft. Delaware, De., until sent to Hilton Head Island, SC, on Aug. 20, 1864, as one of the "Immortal 600". Took oath and released at Ft. Delaware, De., on June 9, 1865. Post War Career: Lawyer. At UVA 1856-1861, and 1865-1866. Brother of Carrington, EC '44. Died- May 2, 1911, and buried in President Church Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
Carrington, Percy Laertes (1878)  -Born on August 16, 1858. Matriculated on September 16, 1874 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 3 months. Died on March 4, 1885.
Carrington, Richard Gordon (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carrington, Robert Gray (1946)  -contact Archives
Carrington, Tazewell Morton (1912)  -Born on February 19, 1890. Matriculated on September 10, 1908 from Richmond, VA. Resigned on December 31, 1908. Died on December 15, 1947.
Carrington, William Hoge (1874)  -Born on April 28, 1852. Matriculated on August 19, 1870 from Halifax Co., VA. At VMI for 1 year. Died on December 11, 1917.
Carroll, Adrian Meredith (1919)  -Born on June 20, 1898. Matriculated on October 27, 1913 from Burlington, NC. At VMI for 3 years. World War I record: Sgt, Co. M, 23rd Engineers, American Expeditionary Forces. Died on January 28, 1958.
Carroll, Charles Albert (1888)  -Born on June 24, 1868. Matriculated on October 2, 1884 from Baltimore, MD. Resigned on December 6, 184. Died on August 10, 1888 and is buried in Greenmount Cemetary, Baltimore, MD.
Carroll, Eugene Laslie (1922)  -Born on May 19, 1900. Matriculated on September 3, 1918 from Charlottesville, VA. Graduated on June 21, 1922. Worked as an electrical engineer. Died on March 11, 1974.
Carroll, Francis Xavier (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carroll, Irwin A. (1913)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1909 from Beaumont, TX. At VMI for 4 months. World War I record: U.S. Army, Died in the service at College Station, Texas.
Carroll, John Valentine (1905)  -Born on May 2, 1884. Matriculated on September 11, 1900. At VMI for 2 years. Died on May 11, 1928.
Carroll, John Wesley (1900)  -Born on August 25, 1879. Matriculated on September 1, 1896 from Lynchburg, VA. At VMI for 2 years. World War I Record: Major, Medical Corps. base Hospital, No. 41, St. Denis, France, A.E.F. Worked as a physician. Died on June 3, 1931.
Carroll, Joseph E. (1920)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Beaumont, TX. Resigned on January 26, 1918. Died on January 23, 1959.
Carroll, Walter Marion (1881)  -Born on July 24, 1859. Matriculated on September 11, 1877 from Lynchburg, VA. AT VMI for 1 year. Worked as a tobacconist. Died on February 3, 1917.
Carroll, Jr, John Patrick (1945)  -contact Archives
Carson, Charles C. (1873)  -Born around 1850. Matriculated on September 1, 1869 from Middlebrook, VA. At VMI for 1 year.
Carson, Charles Hamilton (1915)  -Born on September 19, 1893. Matriculated on September 4, 1911 from Abingdon, VA. Graduated on June 23, 1915. World War I Record: Major, Infantry 155th Depot Brigade, Camp Lee, Va., U.S. Army. Died on June 13, 1950.
Carson, Charles Raymond (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carson, Charles Victor (1934)  -Born on May 1, 1912. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Narberth, PA. Graduated on June 13, 1934. Died on October 4, 1983.
Carson, George Lougheed (1913)  -Born on October 16, 1893. Matriculated on January 7, 1910 from Riverton, VA. Dismissed on February 20, 1911. Died on February 2, 1923.
Carson, George Thomas (1931)  -Matriculated on September 11, 1927 from Briggsville, MA. Graduated on June 11, 1931.
Carson, Joseph Henry (1878)  -Born on December 21, 1858. Matriculated on September 7, 1874 from Washington Co. VA. Graduated on July 2, 1878. Worked as a physician. Died on February 8, 1913.
Carson, Lawrence Scott (1927)  -Born on September 5, 1923 from New Orleans, LA. At VMI for 3 years. Died on November 10, 1947.
Carson, Robert Leslie (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carson, Robert Preston (1854)  -Robert Preston Carson, Class of 1854: Genealogy: Born- July 10, 1832, in Washington Co., Va. Father- Joseph Carson; Mother- Jane Preston Dennison. Pat. Grandfather- David Carson; Pat. Grandmother- Cynthia Meek. Mat. Grandfather- Andrew Dennison; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Preston. Married- Maria E. Alston; 1st child- Mrs. Henry Preston; 2nd- Joseph Carson; 3rd- Samuel Carson. VMI Record- Matriculated on July 21, 1851 from Abingdon, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1854. Military Record- Civil War, C.S.A., 37th Va. Infantry, Quartermaster Corps; LtCol. Career: Farmer; Principal of Abington Male Academy; Supt. of Schools for Washington Co., Va. Died- Oct. 20, 1924, near Abington, Va.
Carson, Robert Preston (1912)  -Born on August 17, 1891. Matriculated on September 9, 1908 from Coalgate, OK. Graduated on June 20, 1912. Died on May 22, 1954.
Carson, Sam Aston (1926)  -Born on February 11, 1903. Matriculated on September 4, 1922 from Abingdon, VA. Dropped on April 12, 1926. Died on June 22, 1973.
Carson, Saunders Billups (1926)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Columbus, MS. Dismissed on November 20, 1923,
Carson, Theodore Montague (1922)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1918 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 1 year.
Carson, William Stafford (1927)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1923 from Briggsdale, MA. Graduated on June 15, 1927. Died on April 13, 1987.
Carstens, Carl Sloan (1924)  -Born on March 8, 1902. Matriculated on September 5, 1919 from Shreveport, LA. Graduated on June 18, 1924. Worked as a salesman. Died on October 23, 1988.
Carstensen, John Adams (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Carter, Alford Ross (1875)  -contact Archives
Carter, Alfred Ball (1921)  -contact Archives
Carter, Archibald Stuart (1879)  -contact Archives
Carter, Beirne Blair (1946)  -contact Archives
Carter, Berkeley Darracott (1933)  -contact Archives
Carter, Berryhill McLean (1868)  -Berryhill McLean Carter, Class of 1868: Born- Dec. 25, 1848. Matriculated from Frederick Co., Va. in September 1864; at VMI 6 months; resigned March 30, 1865, a few days before the Corps was disbanded in Richmond; with Corps in Richmond trenches. On list of POWs paroled in Winchester on April 19, 1865. Post War Career: Farmer, orchardist. Lived in Stephen's City, Va. Baptist. Brother of Carter, JP '64. Married Mary Gray Caldwell of Fredericksburg, VA; no children. Died- Aug. 28, 1932.
Carter, Charles (1848)  -Charles Carter, Class of 1848: Genealogy: Born- May, 14, 1827. Father- Hill Carter; Mother- Mary Braxton Randolph. Pat. Grandfather- Robert Carter; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Nelson. Mat. Grandfather- Robert Randolph; Mat. Grandmother- Eliza Carter. Married: Fannie Page Nelson; 1st child- Mary Carter; 2nd- Lucy Carter; 3rd- Charles Carter; 4th- Elizabeth Carter; 5th- Fannie Carter. VMI Record: Matriculated on July 31, 1845. Graduated on July 4, 1848. Military Record: Civil War, 3rd Virginia Cavalry Regt. Career: Education, Farmer. Died- August, 24, 1906.
Carter, Charles Dale (1901)  -Born on January 25, 1880. Matriculated on September 1, 1897 from Smythe Co., VA. Dropped on February 7, 1898. Died on January 4, 1907.
Carter, Charles Everett (1842)  -Charles Everett Carter. Class of 1842. Genealogy: Born April 5, 1821, Albemarle Co., VA. Father- Charles W. Carter of Albemarle Co., a doctor. Mother- Mary Cocke. Paternal grandparents- Edward Carter of Albemarle Co., and Mary Lewis (daughter of Col. Charles Lewis who served in the Revolutionary War). Maternal grandparents- James Powell Cocke (Capt., Revolutionary War), and Lucy Smith (of Chesterfield, Co., VA). Charles E. Carter never married. VMI record: non-graduate; he entered VMI on November 11, 1839 from Albemarle Co., VA and resigned on July 1, 1840 because of academic deficiencies. Military record: Served in the Mexican War as a Private in the Palmetto Regiment (South Carolina). Career: planter in South Carolina; soldier. Died of fever while on military duty in Mexico, November 5, 1847; buried Columbia, SC.
Carter, Charles King (1930)  -Born on May 17,1908. Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Mansfield, OH. Dropped on September 13, 1927.
Carter, Charles Spurgeon (1908)  -Born on July 26, 1887. Matriculated on October 15, 1904 from Newport News, VA. Graduated on June 1908. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 316th Infantry, 82nd Division, A.E.F. Died on July 10, 1971.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Carter, Edward (1864)  -Edward Carter, Class of 1864: Born- Aug. 19, 1843 in Glen Welby, Va. Father- Richard Henry Carter; Mother- Mary Welby DeButts. Pat. Grandfather- Edward Carter; Pat. Grandmother- Fanny Scott. Mat. Grandfather- John Henry DeButts; Mat. Grandmother- Sophia Forrest. Married- Jane Peter Turner, daughter of Edward Turner. Children- 1- Sarah Beverly Carter, who married William Alexander Stewart, Jr. on June 14, 1892; 2- Mary DeButts Carter, who married James Robert Foster on Jan. 31, 1894; 3- Nina (Selina) Carter who married a Christian A. Heineken on Jan. 2, 1896; 4- Rebecca W. Carter. Entered VMI Aug. 4, 1860; Resigned May 28, 1861 when he was ordered to Camp Mason; Later made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1864 (This was common practice for cadets who had dropped out to serve in the War). Civil War Service- Was a Drill Master in Richmond in the Spring of 1861; Enlisted July 21, 1861 as 1st Lieut. of Co.K in the 8th Va. Infantry. Promoted to Captain Dec. 2, 1862; Wounded in action and captured at Gettysburg July 3, 1863 (was on crutches the rest of his life as result of this injury). In summer of 1864 was one of the "Immortal 600" prisoners sent to Hilton Head Island, SC. Paroled a Charleston Harbour, SC Dec. 15, 1864. Post War Career(s)- Merchant, Banker, Deputy Treasurer, Farmer. Died- Oct. 3, 1928 in Warrenton, Va. Buried at Warrenton Cemetery.
Carter, Edward (1881)  -Matriculated on September 29, 1877 from Nelson Co. VA. At VMI for 1 year.
Carter, Franklin Walden (1912)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1908 from Warrenton, VA. Graduated in 1912. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 165th Infantry, 42nd Division, A.E.F. Severely wounded in action, awarded Distinguished Service Cross. Died on May 11, 1969.
Carter, James Pitman (1864)  -James Pitman Carter, Class of 1864: Born- Aug. 6, 1842. Matriculated from Stephens, Va. At VMI 3 months. Military Record: Enlisted as Private, Co. H, 13th Va., 1861. Discharged Dec. 17, 1861, to go to VMI. On May 7, 1862, wrote to the Secretary of War asking to be appointed officer in Signal Corps. Resigned from VMI and on Nov. 1, 1862, at Berryville, Va., enlisted as Private, Co. A, 7th Va. Cavalry. AWOL early 1864. Killed in Action in Spotsylvania Co., Va. Brother of Carter, BM '68. Died- May 5, 1864.
Carter, James Prescott (1919)  -Born on March 20, 1899. Matriculated on September 8, 1915 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1919. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, In charge, 6th Naval Training District, U.S. Army., at University of Georgia.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Carter, James Roy (1940)  -contact Archives
Carter, James Shirley (1916)  -Born on March 25, 1895. Matriculated on September 2, 1912 from Chatham, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on December 6, 1958.
Carter, John Edwin (1932)  -Born on March 3, 1911. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Smoaks, SC. Drpped on October 26, 1928.
Carter, John Tanner (1898)  -Matriculated on August 30, 1894 from Dallas, TX. At VMI for 2 years.
Carter, Joseph Slaughter (1866)  -Joseph Slaughter Carter, Class of 1866: Genealogy: Born June 17, 1847, Forest, Virginia. Father- Edward Carter. Mother- Susan Slaughter. Paternal Grandparents- John Carter and Mary Herndon, both born Spotsylvania Co., VA. Maternal Grandparents- Joseph Slaughter (b. Culpeper Co., VA) and Susan or Suzanna Sutton (b. Bedford Co., VA). Early Education and VMI Record: Secondary education at New London Academy; matriculated at VMI from New London, VA on September 15, 1862; resigned July 4, 1863 because of academic deficiencies. Civil War service: Enlisted April 22, 1864, for war at Richmond, Va., as Private, Co. B, 10th Battalion Va. Heavy Artillery (Capt. J. D. Hensley's Co.)(bounty). On receipt roll for clothing 3rd quarter, 1864. Post War Career: Farmer, Bedford Co., VA. Marriage: to Ocie Lee, Dec. 7, 1871. Eight children: 1. Edward Carpenter 2. Minor Lee 3. Ellie Price 4. Erna D. 5. Bessie Selden 6. Blanch Clifton 7. Lullie Booker 8. Mildred Lee. Death: Nov. 26 (28?) 1916, Roanoke Co., VA, at the home of his son Minor L. Carter; buried East Hill Cemetery, Salem (Roanoke Co.) VA. (Photo courtesy & used with permission of Mrs. Edith Carter Bagot nee Meredith).  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Carter, Mann Page (1870)  -Born on November 19, 1850. Matriculated on August 24, 1867 from Winchester, VA. Worked as a teacher, lawyer and civil engineer. Graduated on July 4, 1870. Died on March 15, 1942.
Carter, Richard Leonard (1935)  -Born on November 23, 1910. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Earlehurst, VA. Dropped on June 15, 1932. Died on September 7, 1973.
Carter, Richard Verity (1928)  -contact Archives
Carter, Richard Welby (1859)  -Richard Welby Carter, Class of 1859: Born- March 11, 1837. Matriculated from Upperville, Va. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Capt., militia cavalry co. with Va. forces that occupied Harpers Ferry on April 18, 1861. Entered CS service on April 27, 1861, at Union, Va., for 1 year as Capt., Co. H, 1st Va. Cavalry. Commanded co. of couriers and guard at army HQ and acted as Aide de Camp to Maj. Gen. G. W. Smith in May, 1862. To Maj. July 24, 1862. LtCol in 1862 or 1863. Appointed Col. on Aug 12, 1863. Captured Dec. 17, 1863, near Upperville, Va. Held at Camp Chase, Oh; Ft. Delaware, De. In June, 1864, one of the officers sent to Hilton Head Island, SC, to be placed under CS fire (a seperate group from the "Immortal 600"). Exchanged on Aug. 4, 1864. Court martialed for cowardice at Tom's Brook and cashiered. Captured in Fauquier Co. on Feb. 21, 1865. Released on oath from Ft. Delaware, De., on July 19, 1865. Post War Career: Farmer. Married Sophia Butts Carter, 1867. Died- Dec. 21, 1888, in Loudoun Co., Va.
Carter, Robert Gray (1932)  -Born on October 30, 1912. Matriculated on September 10, 1928. Graduated on June 15, 1932.
Carter, Robert Griffith (1922)  -Born on July 14, 1901. Matriculated on September 3, 1918 from Leesburg, VA. Graduated on June 21, 1922. Worked as a salesman. Died on August 23, 1981.
Carter, S. Fain (1912)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1908 from Houston, TX. World War I record: Air Service, U.S. Army. At VMI for 1 year.
Carter, Spencer Leslie (1893)  -Born on May 10, 1873. Matriculated on September 5, 1889 from King William Co., VA. Graduated on June 29, 1893. Died on July 3, 1950.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Carter, Taylor Scott (1901)  -Born on July 8, 1883. Matriculated on September 2, 1897 from Mt. Jackson, Va. Graduated on June 26, 1901. Worked as an electrical engineer. Died on February 10, 1975.
Carter, Thomas Henry (1849)  -Thomas Henry Carter, Class of 1849: Genealogy: Born- June 13, 1831, in King William Co., Va. Father- Thomas Nelson Carter; Mother- Juliet Gaines. Pat. Grandfather- Robert Carter; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Nelson. Mat. Grandfather- Henry Gaines; Mat. Grandmother- Miss Muse. Married: Susan E. Roy; 1st child- Thomas Carter; 2nd- Spencer Carter; 3rd- Juliet Carter (Lee); 4th- Anne Carter (Dulaney). VMI Record: Matriculated on August 12, 1849. Graduated on July 4, 1849. Military Record: Civil War; Chief of Artillery for Maj. Gen. D. H. Hill and Lt. Gen. J. A. Early. Career: Doctor, Farmer. Died- June 02, 1908, in King William Co., Va.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Carter, Thomas Norman (1922)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1918 from Danville, VA. Dropped on September 29, 1918. Died on April 13, 1972.
Carter, William Fitzhugh (1852)  -Wiliam Fitzhugh Carter: Class of 1852. Genealogy: Born- June 14, 1832, Charles City Co., Va. Father- Hill Carter; Mother- Mary Braxton Randolph. Pat. Grandfather- Robert Carter; Pat. Grandmother-Mary Nelson. Mat. Grandfather- Robert Randolph; Mat. Grandmother- Eliza Carter. Married- Bettie Pannill; 1st child- Donna Carter; 2nd- Alice Carter; 3rd- Page Carter; 4th- Eva Carter; 5th- Robert Carter. VMI Record- Matriculated on August 27, 1849. At VMI for eight and a half months. Military Record- Civil War, 1st Lt., C.S. Navy. Career: Whaling, Shipping. Died- June 27, 1901, West End, NJ, buried in Petersburg, Va.
Carter Jr, Bernard Pitzer (1939)  -Born on September 10, 1918. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 14, 1939. Military Record: Lieutenant U.S. Air Corps. Died in World War II. 2Lt. Bernard P. Carter Jr., U.S Army Air Force. Killed on June 23, 1942, in a crash of an airplane at the divebombing exhibition at Lake Valencia, Caracas, Venezuela, when a Venezualan cadet froze at the controls. Carter was in Venezuela as a combined diplomat and instructor to the Venezuelan Air Force in the use of American planes.
Cartwright, Charles Huffman (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Ft. Worth, TX. Resigned on November 8, 1926.
Cartwright, Jerome (1945)  -contact Archives
Cartwright, John Henry (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cartwright, Peter Asbury (1910)  -Matricualted on September 12, 1906 from Nashville, TN. At VMI for 1 year. Died on June 17, 1950.
Cartwright, William Caldwell (1929)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1925 from Fort Worth, TX. Dropped on January 25, 1927. Died on January 13, 1981.
Caruthers, Smith (1875)  -Born on November 13, 1853. Matriculated on July 25, 1871 from New Orleans, LA. Graduated on July 2, 1875. Died on May 15, 1884.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Caruthers, William (Board of Visitors)  -William Caruthers of Rockbridge Co., VA. Member Board of Visitors 1845-1846; farmer; served in Confederate Army; died 1877
Cary, Charles William (1848)  -Charles William Cary, Class of 1848: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 20, 1826, in Lewisburg, WVa. Father- Cyrus Cary; Mother- Mary Skiles Arbuckle. Pat. Grandparents: unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Charles Arbuckle; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Never married; no children. VMI Record: Matriculated on July 18, 1845. Graduated on July 4, 1848. Career: Doctor. Died- ca. 1852, in Lewisburg, WVa.
Cary, Hunsdon (1892)  -Born on April 4, 1872. Matriculated on August 20, 1889 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 23, 1892. Worked as a lawyer. Died on September 18, 1952.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Cary, John Mathews (1848)  -John Mathews Cary, Class of 1848: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 19, 1829, in Lewisburg, WVa. Father- William Cary; Mother- Ophelia Mathews. Pat. Grandparents: unknown. Mat. Grandfather- John Mathews; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Never marriend; no children. VMI Record: Matriculated on July 21, 1845 from Greenbrier Co., VA. Graduated on July 4, 1848. Career: Teacher, Engineer. Died- May, 05, 1853, in Lewisburg, WVa.   Web resource
Cary , Lucius Falkland (1932)  -Born on July 6, 1911. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1932. Died on April 26, 1983.
Cary, Miles (1923)  -Born on February 26, 1903. Matriculated on September 4, 1919 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on October 30, 1976.
Cary, Thomas Archibald (1918)  -Born on Febrary 10, 1899. Matriculated on September 8, 1915 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on May 29, 1918. World War I record: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps. Died on January 17, 1950.
Casey, Berchmans Welder (1919)  -Born on December 30, 1897. Matriculated on September 4, 1916 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1919. Died in May 1976.
Casey, Joseph Francis (1921)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1917 from Lynchburg, VA. Dismissed on June 16, 1919. Died on March 28, 1940.
Casey, Joseph Hicks (1945)  -contact Archives
Casey, Robert Emmett (1923)  -Born on January 25, 1901. Matriculated on September 4, 1919 from Lynchburg, VA. At VMI for 3 years.
Casey, William Mallan (1920)  -Born on December 14, 1896. Matriculated on September 8, 1915 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1920. Died on November 29, 1967.
Casey, Jr, James Douglas (1944)  -contact Archives
Cash, William Boggan (1876)  -William Boggan Cash, Class of 1876: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 19, 1855 at Cash's Depot, Chesterfield Co. SC. Father- Col. E.B.C. Cash; Mother- Allan E. Ellerbe (his cousin) Pat. Grandfather- Col. Boggan Cash; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Ellerbe. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. William C. Ellerbe; Mat. Grandmother- Esther Sanders. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 1, 1872; Graduated June 29, 1876 standing 34th in a class of 35. Careers: Planter; cattle raiser; Cheif of Staff to Gov. Wade Hampton. Died- May 15, 1884. He had fought two duels in South Carolina. (His father was also a duelist). He later killed someone in a feud and when he refused to surrender to authorities he was killed by a posse in the swamps of his own plantation.
Cashman , James Eugene (1929)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1925 from Burlington, VT. Dismissed on December 11, 1926.
Cashman, John Linwood Joseph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cashman, Randall Joseph (1905)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1901 from Vicksburg, MS. Resigned on February 10, 1902. Died on October 1, 1955.
Caskie, Hamilton Baskerville (1909)  -Born on May 21, 1889. Matriculated on September 2, 1904 from Bedford, VA. Graduated in 1909. Died on September 10, 1968.
Caskie, William Ramson Johnson (1875)  -Born on June 25, 1854. Matriculated on July 25, 1871 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on July 2, 1875. Died on October 11, 1877.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Caskin, Langdon (1889)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1885 from St. Louis, MO. At VMI for 2 years. Died on November 23, 1939.
Caskin, Langdon (1925)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1921 from Devon, PA. At VMI for 1 year. Worked as a journalist with Philadelphia Public Ledger.
Cason, Edward Todd (1930)  -Matriculated on September 14, 1926 from Norfolk, VA. Graduated on June 11, 1930. Died on August 5, 1986.
Cason, Lewis Henry (1909)  -Born on September 12, 1887. Matriculated on September 4, 1905 from Carrollton, MO. At VMI for 2 years. Died on July 1, 1943.
Cason, William Eads (1909)  -Born on November 12, 1885. Matriculated on September 4, 1905 from Carrollton, MO. At VMI for 2 years. Died on May 28,1941.
Cass, Bevan Gillet (1943)  -contact Archives
Cassard, Lewis Jules (1877)  -Matriculated on September 16, 1873. At VMI for 7 months. Dismissed on April 17, 1874.
Cassell, Hugh Kent (1931)  -Born on August 15, 1909. Matriculated on September 10, 1927 from Burke's Garden, VA. Dropped on October 28, 1927. Worked as a teacher and principal in public schools in Wise County, VA.
Castle, Arthur Cleveland (1927)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1923 from Shreveport, LA. At VMI for 4 years.
Castlebury, Jr, Stephen Arthur (1941)  -contact Archives
Castleman, Francis Lee (1924)  -Matriculated on August 31, 1920 from Pencoyd, PA. At VMI for 6 weeks.
Castleman, Howard Byrne (1901)  -Born on November 4, 1881. Matriculated on September 2, 1897 from Clarke Co., VA. Resigned on November 23, 1900. World War I Record: Captain, Field Artillery, U.S. Army.
Castleman, James Robert (1865)  -James Robert Castleman, Class of 1865: Born- Aug. 7, 1845. Matriculated from Berryville, Va. At VMI 15 months. Military Record: Enlisted Aug. 1, 1863, in Culpeper Co., for 3 years as Private, Co. D, 6th Va. Cavalry. Captured July 2, 1864, at home of relative near Snicker's Ferry, Va. Held at Old Capitol Prison, DC, and Elmira, NY. Paroled and exchanged on Feb. 1865. Took oath on April 25, 1865, at Winchester, Va. Post War Career: Hotel Clerk. Died- Nov. 23, 1885.
Castleman, John Pryor (1932)  -Born on June 5, 1932. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Louisville, KY. Graduated on June 15, 1932. Died on November 24, 1979.
Castleman, John Saunders (1874)  -Born on February 10, 1852. Matriculated on August 11, 1870 from Kabletown, WV. At VMI for 9 months. Died on March 24, 1923.
Castleman, Lauriston (1919)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1916 from Philadelphia, PA. Resigned on January 27, 1917.
Castles, Thomas Franklin (1894)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1890 from Bryan, TX. Resigned on June 25, 1891. Died on January 2, 1905.
Caswell, William Doan (1921)  -Born on December 29, 1898. Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Cleveland, OH. At VMI for 2 years. Died on August 19, 1954.
Catalano, George Paul (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cate, Blake Jackson (1944)  -contact Archives
Cates, Charles Henry (1893)  -Born on May 10, 1870. Matriculated on August 30, 1889 from Fredonia, KS. At VMI for 2 years. Died on February 27, 1939.
Cates, MacFarlane Lafferty (1920)  -Born on July 11, 1898. Matriculated in September, 1916. At VMI for two and a half years.
Cathcart, John Huey (1886)  -Born on October 2, 1865. Matriculated on September 15, 1882 from Winnsboro, SC. Graduated on June 15, 1886. Died on September 26, 1939.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Catlett, Carter Nelson (1942)  -contact Archives
Catlett, G. C. (1880)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1876 from St. Joseph, MO. At VMI for 3 years.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Catlett, John Robert (1857)  -John Robert Catlett, Class of 1857: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 12, 1835, in Gloucester Co., Va. Father- John W.C. Catlett; Mother- Agnes Jane Thruston. Pat. Grandfather- John Catlett; Pat. Grandmother- Ann Carter. Mat. Grandfather- Robert Thruston; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Elva Ewing; 1st child- Agnes Catlett; 2nd- Robert Catlett; 3rd- Lucille Catlett. VMI Record: Matriculated on August 28, 1854. At VMI for 4 months. Military Record- Civil War; Pvt., Co. F, 6th Va. Infantry, C.S.A. Career: Physician. Died- Aug. 30, 1895, in Kentucky.
Catlett, Richard H. (Board of Visitors)  -Richard H. Catlett of Staunton, VA. Member Board of Visitors 1865-73; lawyer; QM at VMI, later Treasurer; Lt. Col., Aide-de-camp to Gov. Letcher; died 23 Mar 1898, aged 70.
Catlett, Jr, Richard Henry (1943)  -contact Archives
Cato, Robert Eugene (1920)  -Matricualted on January 20, 1917 from Americus, GA. At VMI for 2 months. Died on October 20, 1933.
Catsman, Raymond Maurice (1938)  -Born on February 6, 1918. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Flint, MI. At VMI for 2 weeks.
Caul, Lawrence Dean (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Causey, George Crump (1931)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Sedley, VA. Dropped on February 7, 1929. Died on November 11, 1980.
Causey, James Campbell (1896)  -Born on July 23, 1874. Matriculated on September 7, 1892 from Suffolk, VA. Resigned on March 25, 1894. Military Record: 1st Lt. VA National Guard. Died on July 3, 1930.
Causey, James Campbell (1924)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1919 from Sedley, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1924. Worked as a civil engineer. Died on January 14, 1973.
Cauthorne, Ross Adolphus (1905)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1901 from Tappahannock, VA. Dismissed on December 12, 1902. Died on October 25, 1965.
Cavanaugh, Frederick Bates (1935)  -Born on February 28, 1912. Matriculated on September 9, 1931 from Fredericksburg, VA. Graduated on June 12, 1935. Died on May 22, 1973.
Cavanaugh, III, Andrew Jackson (1943)  -contact Archives
Cave, Benjamin Bellfield (1865)  -Benjamin Bellfield Cave, Class of 1865: Genealogy: Born- April 27, 1845 in Madison Co. Va. Father- Bellfield Cave; Mother- Cremora Jones No informtion on Pat. Grandparents Mat. Grandfather- William Jones; Mat. Grandmother- Harriet McRae, daughter of Alexander McRae Married- Emma Gold Hill, daughter of Col. H.W. Hill of Madison Co. Va. on April 17, 1869 Children- 1- Channing Moore Cave; 2- Patrick McRae Cave; 3- Henry Auretius Cave VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 4, 1862; Dropped from rolls July 8, 1862 after failing to return from furlough Civil War Record: Identification not certain, but may have been the man who enlisted at Orange Co. March 27, 1864 as Private in Co. K 2nd Va. Cavalry; In hospital in Richmond and Charlottesville Oct. 11-31, 1864; Signed parole May 20, 1865 Careers: Farmer Died- Sept. 9, 1887
Cave, William Wiley (1934)  -Born on June 22, 1911. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Pulaski, VA. Graduated on June 13, 1934. Died on February 8, 1986.
Cavedo, Irvin Walters (1946)  -contact Archives
Cavedo, Norman Leo (1936)  -Born on November 19, 1915. Matriculated on September 5, 1932 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 17, 1936.
Cavedo, Willis Henry (1935)  -Born on November 30, 1911. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 12, 1935. Died on January 3, 1986.
Caven, George Trever (1926)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1922 from Texarkana, AR. At VMI for 1 year.
Cawthorne, William Ernest (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Caypless, M. Earle (1906)  -Matriculated on September 27, 1902 from Denver, CO. At VMI for seven months.
Cazenove, Louis Albert (1872)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1868 from Fairfax Co., VA. At VMI for 4 months. Worked as a physician. Died on October 5, 1925.
Chable, William Jarnagin (1926)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1923 from Knoxville, TN. Graduated on June 16, 1926.
Chabris, Daniel Dominick (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Chadwick, Louis Guion (1930)  -Matriculated on September 14, 1926 from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for 4 years. Died in World War II. Capt. Louis G. Chadwick, U.S. Army. Died of a heart attack at Camp Blanding, Florida, on Sept. 15, 1942.
Chafee, George Dexter (1895)  -Born on January 17, 1874. Matriculated on September 10, 1891 from Shelbyville, IL. Resigned on January 9, 1893. Worked as a physician. Died on September 22, 1926.
Chaffin, Richard Booker (1866)  -Richard Booker Chaffin, Class of 1866: Born- Nov. 29, 1844. Matriculated from Richmond, Va. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: At Hamden-Sydney College in 1861. Entered VMI Jan. 1862. Sick much of 1862. Left VMI on Sep. 22, 1863. Joined cavalry forces under Col. W. L. Jackson as Private. Appointed acting Adjutant, 19th Va. Cavalry in Dec. 1863. Wounded in action (ankle) at Jackson River, Dec. 1863. Disabled from field duty. On crutches for the rest of his life. Wrote Sec. of War on March 15, 1864, "I feel...that I am able to render some service to the Country and not being willing to be an idle spectator of our national struggle I respectfully apply for the position of Drill Master." Appointed Drill Master April 1, 1864. Assigned as Enrolling Officer, Powhatan Co., Va. Signed oath May 2, 1865. Post War Career: Farmer; Real Estate; Public Official. Married Sarah Harvie in 1866. Moved to Richmond in 1873. On Richmond Board of Alderman for 4 years. Episcopal. Died- June 26, 1902.
Chalmers, Algernon Coleman (1868)  -Algernon Coleman Chalmers, Class of 1868: Born- Aug. 21, 1847. Matriculated from News Ferry, Va. At VMI 6 months. Military Record: With Corps in Richmond trenches until it disbanded on April 2, 1865. In hospital in Richmond in Sep. 1864, with rheumatism. Medical furlough for 60 days. Post War Career: Mercantile Representative. At Georgetown University 1865-1870. Alexandria. Brother of Chalmers, JW '63, and Chalmers, WM '67. Relative of CS Brigadier General R. Chalmers. Died- Oct. 15, 1918.
Chalmers, James David Saunders (1877)  -Born on November 15, 1854. Matriculated on September 4, 1873 from Lynchburg, VA. At VMI for 1 year.
Chalmers, Joseph Williams (1863)  -Joseph Williams Chalmers, Class of 1863: Born- April 18, 1844. Matriculated from News Ferry, Va. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: Drill Master, Richmond, spring-summer 1861, then with 14th North Carolina. At UNC 1861-1862. Unofficial source says then served as Drill Master, 63rd Va. At unknown date enlisted as private, Capt. J. J. Shoemaker's Co., Va. Horse Artillery (Capt. M. N. Moorman's '56 Co.) Praised for conduct at Chancellorsville, Va. Assigned to Army of Tenn. summer of 1863, as acting 2nd Lt. of engineers. To 2nd Lt., 3rd CS Engineers (Date of Rank: April 30, 1864). Post War Career: Teacher. Episcopal. Brother of Chalmers, AC '68, Chalmers, WM '67. Relative of Brigadier General J. R. Chalmers. Died- Oct. 15, 1918, in Lexington, Ky.
Chalmers, Willaim Murray (1867)  -William Murray Chalmers, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. C. Genealogy: Born- October 4, 1845, in Halifax Co., Va. Father- David Chalmers; Mother- Sarah Embry Coleman. Pat. Grandfather- James Chalmers; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Watkins. Mat. Grandfather- Henry E. Coleman; Mat. Grandmother- Ann Gordon. Married- Emma Norvell Radford, in 1868. Children- six born, four lived; 1st: W.G. Wills; 2nd: Waller Jameson; 3rd: David Chalmers; 4th: W.M. Chalmers. VMI Record: Matriculated on July 30, 1863. Graduated on July 4, 1875. Career: Teacher. Died- June 21, 1895, in Danville, Va.
Chalmers, William Ferguson (1887)  -Born on September 18, 1867. Matriculated on August 3, 1883 from Smithfield, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on April 25, 1931.
Chalmers, III, James Scott (1941)  -contact Archives
Chamberlain, Kenneth Bailey (1926)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Johnstown, NY. At VMI for 14 days. Dropped on September 19, 1922.
Chamberlaine, George (1853)  -George Chamberlaine, Class of 1853: Born- July 30 1834, in Norfolk, Va. Father- R.H. Chamberlaine; Mother- Miss Wilson. Grandparents: unknown. Married- Betty Taylor; 1st child- Calvert Chamberlaine; 2nd- R.H. Chamberlaine; 3rd- Bessie Chamberlaine; 4th- Eloise Chamberlaine; 5th- Mary Chamberlaine; 6th- Mabel Chamberlaine; 7th- Hildegarde Chamberlaine. VMI Record: Matriculated on August 2, 1850. Garduated on July 4, 1853. Military Record: Civil War; Capt, 9th Va. Infantry; Commissary Dept. Career: Banker. Died- Jan. 11, 1912, in Norfolk, Va.
Chamberlaine, Henry (1866)  -Henry Chamberlaine, Class of 1866: Born- ca. 1845. Matriculated from Norfolk, Va. At VMI 2 1/2 years. Military Record: Left VMI Jan. 29, 1864, to join army. Enlisted at Camp Taylor on March 15, 1864, for 3 years as private, Capt. T. J. Richard's Co., Ms. Light Artillery (Madison Light Artillery; Capt. G Ward's Ms. Battery). Detailed to ordnance training Arpil-August 1864. Sep.-Oct. 1864, report shows present for duty. Unofficial source says paroled, Richmond, April 18, 1865. Post War Career: Merchant. Lived in Norfolk, Va., and Baltimore, Md. Brother of Chamberlaine, G. '53, and Chanberlaine, R. Jr. '63. Died- Oct. 14, 1878, in New Orleans, La.
Chamberlaine, Richard Henry Lee (1924)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1920 from Ruxton, MD. At VMI for 1 year. Died on May 3, 1933.
Chamberlaine, Jr., Richard (1863)  -Richard Chamberlaine, Jr., Class of 1863: Born- ca. 1843. Matriculated from Norfolk, Va. At VMI 3 years. Military Record: Left on guard at VMI April 1861. Wrote to Supt. Smith to protest. Enlisted March 27, 1864, at Gordonsville for war as private, Capt. G. W. Brown's '63 C., Va. Horse Artillery (Capt W. M. McGregor's Battery)(bounty). In hospital June, 1864, with dysentery. In hospital August, 1864, with a contusion from falling off a horse. On receipt roll for clothing fourth quarter, 1864. Paroled at Ashland, April 21, 1865, with permission to go to Baltimore, Md. Post War Career: Merchant. Brother of Chamberlaine, G '53, and Chamberlaine H. '66. Died- Nov. 30, 1879, in New York, NY.
Chamberlin, Edward Henry (1940)  -contact Archives
Chambers , Daniel Boone (1927)  -Born on March 5, 1907. Matriculated on September 8. Graduated on June 15, 1927. Died on January 30, 9186.
Chambers, Frederic Howard (1927)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1923 from Washington D.C. Graudated on June 15, 1927. Died on July 10, 1979.
Chambers, James McMillin (1932)  -Born on December 4, 1910. Matriculated on September 17, 1928 from New Castle, PA. Dropped on June 15, 1929.
Chambers, James Pierce (1944)  -contact Archives
Chambers, Middleton (1908)  -Born on April 30, 1888. Matriculated on September 1, 1904 from Richmond, VA. Graduated in 1908. World War I record: Air Service. Died on March 8, 1919.
Chambers, Rankin (1926)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Saginaw, MI. At VMI for 1 year.
Chambers, William Archer (1881)  -Born on March 10, 1861. Matriculated on September 12, 1878. Graduated on June 30, 1881. Died on June 26, 1935.
Chamblin, Henry Clay (1866)  -Henry Clay Chamblin, Class of 1866: Born- ca. 1844 near Round Hill Loudoun, Co. VA. Father- Mason Chamblin; Mother- Duannes Vanderventer. Pat. Grandfather- Charles Chamblin; Pat. Grandmother- Ruth Jared. Mat. Grandfather- Issac Vanderventer; Mat. Grandmother- Anna Means. Married- LaFonde Palmer daughter of George S. Palmer of Richmond, Va. No children. VMI Record: Entered VMI Jan. 9, 1862; Resigned Jan. 28, 1864 at father's request. Civil War Service: Served as Private in Col. J.S. Mosby's Regiment of the 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry; Captured at "Lawrell" May 28, 1864; Held at Old Capitol Prison, DC and Ft. Warren, Ma.; Released on oath Jun. 10, 1865. Careers: Farmer; President of Richmond Stove Co.; Breeder of Trotting Horses. Died- Sept. 7, 1899.
Chambliss, Hardee (1894)  -Born on December 4, 1872. Matriculated on September 1, 1890 from Selma, AL. Graduated on June 28, 1894. World War I Record: Lieutenant Colonel, Ordinance Department, U.S. Army. Commanding Nitrate Plant No. 1.Died on June 1, 1947.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Chambliss, John Alexander (1908)  -Born on October 14, 1887. Matriculated on September 5, 1904 from Chattanooga, TN. At VMI for 3 years. Died on November 16, 1972.
Chambliss , John Alexander (1931)  -Born on October 21, 1910. Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from Lookout Mountain, TN. At VMI for one and a half years.
Chambliss, Nathaniel Rives (1895)  -Born on October 23, 1974. Matriculated on September 7, 1891 from Selma, AL. At VMI for 2 years. Military Record: Admitted to US Military Academy on June 15, 1894. 2nd Lt. Retired as 1st Lt. on February 2, 1901 because of disability in line of duty.
Chambliss, Turner Mason (1914)  -Born on May 11, 1893. Matriculated on September 2, 1911 from North Emporia, VA. Graduated on June 26, 1914. World War I Record: Major, 30th (Reg.) Infantry, A.E.F. Severely wounded in action. Promoted to Major, 30th Infantry. With Army of Occupation. Died on April 22, 1957.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Chambliss, Walter Blow (1865)  -Walter Blow Chambliss, Class of 1865: Born- Jan., 1849. Matriculated from Hicksford, Va. (now Emporia) At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Enlisted Oct. 1, 1863 at Hicksford, Va, for war as private, Co. H, 13th Va. Cavalry. Appointed 1st Lt. and Aide-de-camp to his brother Brigadier General J. R. Chambliss on March 16, 1864. In hospital in Petersburg, Va., on June 11, 1864, to Aug. 5, 1864 (dysentery). Lost commission when his brother was killed in action on Aug. 16, 1864. Paroled at Appomattox, Va. as private, 13th Va. Cavalry. Post War Career: Lawyer. At UNC 1862-1863. Died- March 23, 1886.
Chambliss, William Hood (1874)  -William Hood Chambliss, Class of 1874: Born- Sept. 1, 1855 in the Village of Hickeford, New Emporia, Greensville Co. Va. Father- Gen. John Randolph Chambliss; Mother- Emmeline Turner. Pat. Grandfather- Col. John R. Chambliss; Pat. Grandmother- Sarah Blow. Mat. Grandfather- Joseph A. Turner; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Mason. Married- Loenora Yates Mallory, daughter of George R. Mallory of Burnswick Co. Va. Children- 1- Anna Lee Chambliss Green, who married R.J. Green of Emporia, Va. 2- Minnie Mallory Chambliss Drewery, who married Joseph H. Drewey of Clifton Forge Va.; 3- John Randolph Chambliss of Rock Mount, NC; 4- William Hood Chambliss Jr. of Emporia, Va.; 5- George Richard Chambliss of Petersburg, Va.; 6- Norman Yates Chambliss of Rocky Mount, NC; 7- Turner Mason Chambliss of Emporia, Va. Entered VMI- July 26, 1870; Graduated July 4, 1874 standing 18 in a class of 42. Careers- Civil Engineer; Held a position with the U.S. Survey right after graduation, surveying New River, W. Va. until he was called home to take care of his ailing mother. He became a farmer after that working on the Chambliss estate in Emporia, Va. Died- April 17, 1925.
Champe, Ira Preston (1918)  -Born on March 1, 1890. Matriculated on September 9, 1914 from Charleston, WV. Dismissed on January 10, 1915. Died on November 1, 1957.
Chancellor, A. B. (1860)  -Matriculated on October 10, 1856 from Parkersburg, WV. At VMI for 3 weeks.
Chandler, Lovelyn William (1927)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1923 from Baltimore, MD. Dropped on September 26, 1923.
Chandler, Reuben Grigsby (1873)  -Born on December 16, 1852. Matriculated on August 2, 1869 from Lexington, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1873, Died on January, 19, 1930.
Chandler, Thomas Coleman (1864MS)  -Thomas Coleman Chandler, Class of 1864MS: Born- March 15, 1840. Matriculated from Caroline County, Va. At VMI 6 weeks. Military Record: Enlisted July 15, 1861, at Aquia Creek for 1 year as private, Co. K, 47th Va. To 2nd Lt. October, 1861. Absent sick most of 1862. On duty as Enrolling Officer late 1862. Slightly wounded in action (right knee) on May 3, 1863. Found medically unfit for infantry in late 1863, and assigned to Ivalid Corps on April 22, 1864. Assigned to unknown duty, possible with Signal Corps. Captured in Spotsylvania, Va. on May 12, 1864. Held at Ft. Delaware, DE, then sent to SC coast with the "Immortal 600". Took oath and released at Ft. Delaware, DE, on June 16, 1865. Post War Career: Farmer, Restauranteur. Lived in Washington, DC. Married Virginia Alsop ca. 1873. Officer, Society of the Immortal Six Hundred, 1906. Died- March 17, 1919, in NC. Buried in Lakewood Cementery, Bowling Green, Va.
Chandler, Webster Monroe (1946)  -contact Archives
Chaney, H. O. (1875)  -Matriculated on October 22, 1870 from Baltimore, MD. At VMI for 1 year and 6 months.
Chaney, Jr, Verne Edward (1945)  -contact Archives
Chang, Chi (1923)  -Matriculated on September 27, 1920 from Pekin, China. Dropped on October 1, 1920.
Chang, Chih Cheng (1935)  -Born on December 7, 1908. Matriculated on January 31, 1934 from Honan, China. Graduated on June 12, 1935.
Chang, De Senn (1920)  -Name formerly (and while at VMI) Chung, De Senn. Died on May 1970.
Chang, I (1935)  -Born on March 12, 1913. Matriculated on February 23, 1933 from China. At VMI for 2 and a half years.
Chap, Robert Albert (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Chapin, Aaron Lucius (1924)  -Born on August 31, 1904. Matriculated on August 31, 1920 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1924.
Chapin, Cornelius Colton (1916)  -Born on August 19, 1893. Matriculated on September 5, 1911 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 21, 1916. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, 308th Pioneer Infantry, A.E.F. Died on May 16, 1940.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Chapin, Wallace Everett (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Chapin, William Evans (1917)  -Born on May 25, 1898. Matriculated on September 2, 1913 from Richmond, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1917. World War I record: In US Marine Corps  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Chapman, Flavius Josephus (1920)  -Born on March 23, 1900. Matriculated in September, 1916. At VMI for 2 years. Died on September 25, 1938.
Chapman , James Harry (1927)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1922 from Roanoke, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1927. Died on July 9, 1960.
Chapman, Jay Edward (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Chapman, Kenneth Wade (1930)  -Matriculated on September 14, 1926 from Norfolk, VA. Graduated on June 11, 1930.
Chapman, Philip G (1940)  -Died in World War II. Maj. Philip G. Chapman, U.S. Army Air Force. Killed in action Mar. 25, 1945, when a plane he was flying crashed after being damaged by ground fire during a raid on Hong Kong. Chapman was commander of the 23rd Fighter Group of the 14th Air Forc. In the seven months he was overseas, he shot down five airplanes, destroyed 21 on the ground and sank three Japanese vessels.
Chapman, Raymond Timothy (1931)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1927 from Ft. Smith, AR. At VMI for 3 years. Died on November 16, 1976.
Chapman, Reuben C. (1912)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1908 from Huntsville, AL. At VMI for 2 years. Died on June 2, 1965.
Chapman, Russell Lewis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Chapman, William Stanard (1877)  -Matriculated on September 18, 1873 from Culpeper, VA. At VMI for 1 year.
Chapman, Jr, David Reuben (1945)  -contact Archives
Chappell, Clarence Joseph (1923)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1919 from Macon, GA. Graduated on June 13, 1923. Military Record: 2nd Lt. US Marine Corps. Died on January 4, 1971.
Chappell, Joseph Henry (1865)  -Joseph Henry Chappell, Class of 1865 Genealogy: Born- Jan. 22, 1844 in Vicksburg, Miss. Father- Joseph L. Chappell of Sussex Co. Va.; Mother- Sarah A. Parham of Vicksburg, Miss. Pat. Grandfather- Robert J. Chappell; Mother- Alberta Anne Graves, both of Sussex Co. Va. No information on Mat. Grandparents. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 9, 1862; Resigned Sept. 17, 1862 at guardian's request. Civil War Record: Enlisted Nov. 20, 1862 at Fredericksburg, Va. as Private in Co. H 13th Va. Cavalry; Wounded in action and captured April 15, 1863 at Beverly Ford; Paroled May 10, 1863; In hospital in Petersburg May 1863; listed amongst Invailid Corps by Oct. 11, 1864. Careers: Farmer. Died- May 27, 1924 in Sussex Co. Va.
Charbonnet, Pierre Numa (1914)  -Born on October 19, 1890. Matriculated on September 3, 1910 from New Orleans, LA. Dropped on February 4, 1911. World War I Record: Captain, Reserve Medical Corps, A.E.F. Transfered to Regular U.S. Medical Corps as 1st Lieut. and returned to U.S. account, disability, but continued in Service.
Charbonnier, Leon Henri (1889)  -Matriculated on August 14, 1884 from Athens, GA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on October 10, 1947.
Charles , Henry Ewell (1933)  -Born on July 27, 1912. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Paterson, NJ. Graduated on June 13, 1934.
Charles, William Ian (1941)  -contact Archives
Charlow, Stanley Irvin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Charlton, Sidney Allen (1907)  -Born on August 31, 1888. Matriculated on September 1, 1903 from Dallas, TX. Graduated in June 1907. World War I Record: Captain, 343rd Field Artillery, 90th Division, A.E.F. With Army of Occupation. Died on February 16, 1951.
Charlton, Thomas Jackson (1882)  -Born on November 3, 1863. Matriculated on September 3, 1878 from Savanah, GA. Graduated on June 30, 1882.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Charrington, Arthur Mowbray Randolph (1938)  -Born on March 11, 1916. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Warrenton, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1938.
Chase, Charles A (1926)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Hillsboro IL. Dropped on September 18, 1922.
Chase, Gilbert Culmell (1929)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1925 from Boonton, NJ. Dropped on October 5, 1925.
Chase, Gilbert Paul (1894)  -Born on September 20, 1873. Matriculated on September 3, 1891 from Lancaster Co., VA. At VMI for 3 years. World War I record: Lt. Commander, U.S. Navy. Died on July 2, 1952.
Chase , Phillip Williams (1939)  -Born on November 29, 1917. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Baltimore, MD. Graduated on June 14, 1939.
Chastain, James Bruce (1866)  -James Bruce Chastain, Class of 1866: Born- March 24, 1845. Matriculated from- Wolf Trap, Va. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: Enlisted April 24, 1861, as Private, Co. A, Maj. E. B. Montague's '55 Va. Battalion which became Co. A, 53rd Va. Discharged Dec. 27, 1861, to attend VMI. Left VMI Summer of 1863 for academic deficiencies. Enlisted April 1, 1864, at Frederickshall, Va., for war as Private, Capt. B. H. Smith's Co., Va. Artillery (3rd Richmond Howitzers). Present for duty on all extant rolls. Unofficial source says he was wounded in action (legs) in Spotsylvania Ct. House, Va. Paroled at Appomattox. Post War Career: Dry goods business; real estate; capitalist. Lived in Baltimore, Md.; New York, NY, and Houston, Tx. Episcopal. Died- March 23, 1917, in New York.
Chatmas II, John (1939)  -Born on March 23, 1918. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Marlin, TX. Dropped on September 20, 1937.
Chaudoin, Eliot Olive (1924)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1921 from Ft. Worth, TX. Graduated on June 18, 1924. Died on June 15, 1988.
Cheatham, Arthur Clayton (1926)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1922 from Lynchburg, VA. Dismissed on March 17, 1924.
Cheatham, James Elliott (1942)  -contact Archives
Cheek , Alexander Jones (1927)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1923 from Henderson, NC. Graduated on June 15, 1927. Died on January 9, 1980.
Cheek, Cristopher (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Bedford Co., VA. At VMI for 1 month.
Cheek, James Howe (1940)  -contact Archives
Cheely, Edgar Mahan (1939)  -Born on February 6, 1919. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Williamsburg, KY. Dropped on June 17, 1936.
Chen, Queh King (1921)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1917 from China. Resigned on September 30, 1917.
Chen, Ting Chia (1907)  -Matriculated on September 22, 1904 from Cauton, China. Resigned on May 9, 1905. World War I record: Officer in Chinese Army
Chenoweth , John Berry (1931)  -Born on September 5, 1907. Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from Arlington, NJ. Dropped on September 21, 1927.
Chenoweth, Joseph Hart (1859)  -Joseph Hart Chenoweth, born 1837, Randolph County [West] Virginia; graduate VMI Class of 1859; Asst. Professor, VMI; Professor of Math, Maryland Agricultural College; Major, 31st Virginia Infantry Regiment, CSA; killed in battle at Port Republic on June 9, 1862.   photo.gif (154 bytes)   Web resource
Cherrix, Clifton William (1918)  -Matriculated in September, 1915 from Chincoteague, Va. Discharged on September 22, 1915.
Cherry, Joseph Blount (1860)  -Joseph Blount Cherry, Class of 1860: Born- ca. 1838. Matriculated from Norfolk, Va. At VMI 4 years. Military Record: Paid as Drill Master July-Sep. 1861. Appointed 1st Lt. and Adjutant of 8th NC, on Sep. 11, 1861. Submitted resignation "with the view of taking command of a company of Cavalry." On roll Sep. 1862, as Capt, Co. F, 4th NC Cavalry (59th State Troops). Mortally wounded in action March 29, 1865, near Petersburg, Va. Admitted to hospital there on April 1, 1865. Died- April 1, 1865. Buried in Petersburg, Va.
Cheshire, Charles C. (1915)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1911 from Norfolk, VA. Dismissed on December 19, 1911.
Chessman, Samuel Richard (1946)  -contact Archives
Cheves, Langdon Alexander (1873)  -Born on June 22, 1954. Matriculated on September 29, 1869 from Savannah, GA. Graduated on July 4, 1873. Died in 1878.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Chevis, Elbert Gantt (1891)  -Matriculated on January 5, 1888 from Washington, LA. At VMI for 1 year.
Chevis, Fenelon Foote (1891)  -Matriculated on January 5, 1888 from Washington, LA. At VMI for 1 year.
Chew, Lenox Crull (1909)  -Born on December 6, 1887. Matriculated on September 1, 1904 from Washington D.C. At VMI for 3 years. Died on May 26, 1972.
Chew, Roger Preston (1862)  -Roger Preston Chew, Class of 1862: Genealogy: Born- April 9, 1843 in Loudoun Co. Va. Father- Roger Chew (who was the Magistrate of Jefferson Co. Va.); Mother- Sarah W. Aldridge. Pat. Grandfather- John Chew; Pat. Grandmother- Margaret [maiden name unknown]. Mat. Grandfather- John Aldridge; Mat. Grandmother- Harriet West. Married- Louisa Fountaine Washington, daughter of John Augustine Washington of Mount Vernon, Va. (decendant of one of George Washington's brothers) Children- 1- Christine W. Chew Rozsel, who married B.M. Rozsel; 2- Roger Preston Chew, Jr.; 3- Margaret Preston Chew Norris, who married W.O. Norris. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 30, 1859; Graduated Dec. 6, 1861 with the Class of 1862, standing 8 in a class of 35. Civil War Record: Served as Drill Master for VMI Cadets in Richmond in the Spring of 1861; Acting Lieut. and Adjutant for Captain W.W. Hardwicke's Co. of Va. Light Artillery July 15- Sept. 1861; Elected Captain of his company in the Va. Horse Artillery (Capt. Roger P. Chew's Co.) Aug. 1861; Battery served with the 7th Va. Cavalry and Chew was sometimes listed as Captain in that regiment; Promoted to Major March 14, 1864, then Lt. Col. March 1, 1865; Escaped from Appomattox and joined confederate forces in North Carolina with which he surrendered. Highly praised throughout the war by his superiors, including Col. Stapleton Crutchfield; Lt. Gen. W. Hampton and then Lt. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. Careers: Real estate agent; Farmer; insurance salesman; public official. Died- March 14, 1921 in Charles Town, West Va.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Chewning, Aurelius Garland (1906)  -Born on January 29, 1886. Matriculated on September 1, 1902 from Roanoke, VA. Resigned on December 24, 1903. Died on March 25, 1957.
Chewning, Charles Carpenter (1942)  -contact Archives
Chewning, James Clivie (1918)  -Born on June 5, 1896. Matriculated on September 4, 1913 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 2 years.
Chewning, Walter Scott (1864)  -Walter Scott Chewning, Class of 1864: Born- ca. 1844. Matriculate from New Glascow, Va. At VMI 1 year. Military Record- Left on guard at VMI, April 1861. Unofficial source says then Drill Master, 42nd Va. Enlisted Aug. 15, 1862, at Richmond, Va., for 1 year as Private, Capt T. J. Kirkpatrick's Co. Va. Light Artillery (Amherst, Artillery). Applied for commission on Nov. 29, 1862. Discharged Feb. 1863, having furnished substitute. Enlisted Feb. 1, 1864, in Fauquier Co., Va, as Private, Co. C, Col J. S. Mosby's Regiment Va. Cavalry (43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry). Signed oath May 17, 1864, at Charlottesville, Va. Post War Career: Merchant; farmer; tobacco manufacturer; cement business. Died- July 12, 1915.
Chewning, William Jeffries (1926)  -Born on July 29, 1904. Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Fredericksburg, VA. Dropped on September 18, 1922.
Cheyne, William Ethelbert (1919)  -Born on May 26, 1898. Matriculated on September 7, 1915 from Hampton, VA. Graduatedon June 18, 1919. Died on November 12, 1976.
Chichester, George D. (1854)  -George D. Chichester, Class of 1854: Born- ca. 1831 in Fairfax C.H. Va. Father- Capt. George Chichester; Mother- Margaret Peyton. Pat. Grandfather- Daniel McCarty Chichester; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Gray. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. Valentine Peyton; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Butler Washington. Died young, never married. Entered VMI- July 26, 1850; Died Aug 13, 1850 Accidentally killed during a playful boxing match with a fellow cadet.
Chick , Elvin Richard (1938)  -Born on October 18, 1914. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Roanoke, VA. At VMI for 1 year and 2 months. Died on November 21, 1965.
Childers, J. Grey (1910)  -Matriculated on January 21, 1907 from Temple, TX. At VMI for 4 months.
Childress, John Walter (1935)  -Born on January 17, 1914. Matriculated on September 9, 1931 from Roanoke, VA. Graduated on June 12, 1935.
Childress, Robert Charles (1931)  -Born on January 11, 1907. Matriculated on September 10, 1927 from Lexington, VA. Graduated on June 13, 1932.
Childress, William Irvine (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Childs, Farley Carter (1903)  -Born on November 29, 1883. Matriculated on September 1, 1899 from New York City, NY. Dismissed on March 30, 1900.
Childs, James Rives (1912)  -Born on February 6, 1893. Matriculated on January 30, 1909 from Lynchburg, VA. Resigned on May 27, 1911. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, Intelligence duty with Commanding General, A.E.F. After Armistice with Peace Commission. At various times assigned to duty with British and French Armies. Died on July 15, 1987.
Childs, William Guion (1870)  -William Guion Childs, Class of 1870. Genealogy: Born- Oct. 2, 1850 in Lincoln Co. NC. Father- Lysander D. Childs; Mother- Nancy Hoke; Pat. Grandfather- Eben Childs of Boston, Mass.; Pat. Grandmother- Elvira [maiden name unknown], also of Boston. Mat. Grandfather- John Hoke of York, Pa.; Mat. Grandmother- Barbara [maiden name unknown] of Lincoln Co. NC. Marriage: To Alice Eliza Gibbes, daughter of Dr. Robert W. Gibbes of Columbia, SC on September 2, 1872. Children- 1- Eben Alston Childs; 2- Edith Childs; 3- William G. Childs; 4- Nancy Hoke Childs; 5- Alice Childs; 6- Lizzie Childs; 7- Eugenie Childs; 8- Hoke Childs; 9- Mary Thomas Childs; 10- Ellen Childs; 11- Robert Gibbes Childs. Additional genealogy: William and Alice were the grandparents of Gen. William Childs Westmoreland, U. S. Army. Their daughter Eugenie (b. 4 Mar 1886 d. 9 Jul 1967) married James Ripley "Rip" Westmoreland (b. 8 Oct 1876 d. Dec 1964). Eugenie and James were the parents of General William C. Westmoreland (b. 26 Mar 1914 d. 18 Jul 2005). VMI Record: Entered VMI from Columbia, SC on Sept. 10, 1866; Graduated July 4, 1870 standing 10 in a class of 52. Careers: prominent businessman & banker; involved in railways, cotton mills, and utilities in the Columbia area. Death: May 2, 1912, Columbia.   photo.gif (154 bytes)   Web resource
Chiles, Franklin Joseph (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Chiles, John Hunter (1892)  -Born on April 8, 1870. Matriculated on August 3, 1888 from Louisa Ct. Ho., VA. Graduated on June 23, 1892.
Chiles, John William (1939)  -Born on September 9, 1915. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Natural Bridge Station, VA. Graduated on June 14, 1939.
Chiles, Jr, Earl Nevette (1942)  -contact Archives
Chilton, Arthur Hopkins (1872)  -Born on February 10, 1853. Matriculated on September 8, 1868 from Montgomery, AL. At VMI for 1 year. Died on October 11, 1877.
Chilton, David (1842)  -David Chilton. Class of 1842. Genealogy: Born 1823. Father- Mark A. Chilton of Kanawha Co., West Virginia. Mother- Eloise Blackwood, also of Kanawha Co. Chilton never married. VMI record: non-graduate; he entered VMI on November 13, 1839 from Kanawha Co., WV and resigned on April 1, 1840 (no reason given in our records). No military service; no career. He moved with his parents to Missouri and died there in 1844.
Chilton, Lysis Brown (1906)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1902 from Marlin, TX. At VMI for 1 year. Died on April 22, 1928.
Chilton, William Ransdell (1931)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1927 from Taft, VA. Graduated on June 11, 1931. Died on August 1, 1973.
Chinn, Alexander Julian (1903)  -Born on August 6, 1882. Matriculated on September 4, 1899 from Frankfort, KY. At VMI for 1 year and 6 weeks. Died on April 15, 1922.
Chisholm, Francis Perry (1926)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1922 from Port Byron, NY. Dropped on December 4, 1922. Died on March 23, 1965.
Chisholm, Frank Baird (1922)  -Matriculated on January 16, 1919 from Kansas City, MO. Dropped on February 13, 1919.
Chisholm, John Anderson (1882)  -Born on November 5, 1861. Matriculated on July 29, 1877 from Savannah, GA. At VMI for 2 years and 5 months. Died on February 22, 1933.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Chisholm, Walter Scott (1887)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1883 from Savannah, GA. AT VMI for 1 year. Died on March 25, 1902.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Chisholm, Walter Scott (1920)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1916 from Charlottesville, VA. At VMI for 9 days.
Chisman , Samuel Reade (1932)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Hampton, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1932. Died on April 10, 1956.
Chittum, Harold Thomas (1917)  -Born on March 25, 1894. Matriculated on September 2, 1912. At VMI for 3 years. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 111th Field Artillery, 29th Division, A.E.F. Died on February 4, 1977.
Chittum, Harold Thomas (1946)  -contact Archives
Choppin, Sheburne Grover (1880)  -Matriculated on October 16, 1879 from New Orleans LA. At VMI for 1 year. Died on December 30, 1892.
Chormann, George Gardham (1934)  -Born on September 20, 1909. Matriculated on Septmber 8, 1930 from Niagara Falls, NY. Dropped on September 20, 1930.
Chow, Ngan Ben (1927)  -contact Archives
Chrisien, Robert Phillip (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Chrisman, Burke (1847)  -Burke L. Chrisman, Class of 1847. Genealogy: Born- September 05, 1827, in Rockingham Co., Va. Father- George H. Chrisman; Mother- Martha Davis Herring. Pat. Grandfather- John Chrisman; Pat. Grandmother- Ann Harrison. Mat. Grandfather- Alexander Herring; Mat. Grandmother- Margaret Reid Smith. Married: Henrietta Warder; one son- name unknown. VMI Record: Matriculated on July 31, 1844 from Rockingham Co., VA. Graduated on July 5, 1847. Career: Doctor. Died- July 05, 1895, in Rockingham Co., Va.
Christensen, Robert Norman (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Christian, Arthur Hallam (1912)  -Born on September 12, 1892. Matriculated on September 16, 1908 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated in 1912. World War I Record: Captain, Battery "D", 351st Field Artillery, 92nd Division, A.E.F. Died on May 17, 1968.
Christian, Benjamin Lacy (1878)  -Born on July 12, 1858. Matriculated on July 14, 1874 from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Served in the Spanish-American War.
Christian, Burnet Claiborne (1944)  -contact Archives
Christian, Camillus (1914)  -Born on May 6, 1892. Matriculated on September 2, 1909 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on June 18, 1921. World War I Record: Captain, Company "E", 363rd Infantry, 91st Division, A.E.F. Cited for gallantry at Argonne Forest and promoted. Detailed at Peace Commission's Headquarters at Paris. Died on November 2, 1978,
Christian, Edward Dunscomb (1867)  -Edward Dunscomb Christian, Class of 1867. New Market Cadet. Genealogy: Born- May 15, 1848 in Richmond, Va. Father- Dr. Andrew Henry Christian; Mother- Mary Anne Whitfield. Pat. Grandfather- Henry Asbury Christian; Pat. Grandmother- Lucy Wood Dunscomb. Mat. Grandfather- Richard Whitfield; Mat. Grandmother- Ann Booker Jeffries. Married- Helen Campbell Palmer, daughter of George Sidney Palmer of Richmond, Va. in Nov. 1872. Children- 1- Edward Dunscomb Christian, Jr.; 2- Richard Henry Christian; 3- Seddon Christian; 4- Helen Dunscomb Christian; 5- Dorothy Ann Christian Campbell, who married Frederick Scott Campbell 6- Rev. George Palmer Christian. VMI RECORD: Entered VMI- Jan. 2, 1864; Resigned to join Confederate Army Feb. 28, 1865. Civil War Service: Fought as Cadet Private in Co. B of the Corps of Cadets in the Battle of New Market and was slightly wounded in action. Later listed as 2nd Lt. of Co. C in the 8th Confederate States Battalion. Anecdote published in The Confederate Veteran Dec. 1909: "Wartime Romance- The Pennsylvania Regiment held their Reunion in Richmond, Va. and incidentally a wartime romance was discovered. In a lobby of a hotel, one of the veteran Pennsylvania officers, Capt. Roach, met Capt. E. D. Christian of Richmond. The two men had last met where in the heat of battle at Cold Harbor they fought a desperate hand-to-hand duel with swords, only being seperated by the rush of the charging columns of Federals. The recognition was mutual, and the one time enemies, now friends, clasped hands and went off together to tell each other the history of their lives since this momentous meeting." Post War Career- Tobacconist; Vice-President of the New York and Southern Construction Company; President of the Richmond Paper Manufacturing Company. Died- Jan. 12, 1899.
Christian, Edward Dunscomb (1893)  -Born in 1874. Matriculated on September 3, 1889. At VMI for 1 year. Served with the Rough Riders in the Spanish American War. Died on May 30, 1926.
Christian, Harold Talfourd (1921)  -Born on August 13, 1900. Matriculated on September 1, 1917 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on June 22, 1921. Died on Septmebr 29, 1970.
Christian, Henry Benskin (1851)  -Henry Benskin Christian, Class of 1851. Genealogy: Born- ca. 1830. Father- Janes Rivers Christian; Mother- Caroline Christian. Pat. Grandfather- William Christian; Mat. Grandfather- Collier Christian. Grandmothers- unknown. Married- Pence Shrikehise, one daughter. VMI Record- Matriculated on July 21, 1847 from New Kent Co., VA. At VMI for 3 months. Military Record- Civil War, Surgeon, CSA. Career: Doctor. Died- unknown.
Christian, John Albert (1881)  -Born in 1858. Matriculated on September 20, 1877. At VMI for 1 year. Died on December 12, 1893. Worked as a merchant.
Christian, John Hamilton (1914)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1910 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on June 26, 1914. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 323rd Field Artillery, 83rd Division, Detacted to Air Service, U.S. Army, as Aerial Observer. Was hurt in a fall with his plane. Died on March 11, 1971.
Christian, Marcellus Palmer (1852)  -Marcellus Palmer Christina, Class of 1852. Genealogy: Born- 1830, in Appomattox Co., Va. Father- Henry A. Christian; Mother- Susan Palmer. Pat. Grandfather- Henry Christian; Pat. Grandmother- Martha Patteson. Mat. Grandfather- Elias Palmer; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Nannie R. Davis; one child- Ellen Christian. VMI Record- Matriculated on July 12, 1848 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on July 5, 1852. Military Record- Surgeon; C.S. Navy. Career: Doctor. Died- Nov. 19, 1879, in Lynchburg, Va.
Christian, Mortimer Heath (1916)  -Born on September 28, 1895. Matriculated on September 4, 1911 from Keswick, VA. Graduated on June 21, 1916. World War I Record: Captain, 17th Cavalry, U.S. Army.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Christian, Nathaniel Henry (1864)  -Nathaniel Henry Christian, Class of 1864: Born- Nov. 22, 1843. Matriculated from Lynchburg, Va. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: Drill Master, Richmond, Va., Spring 1861, then assigned as cadet Drill Master to 2nd NC (later 12th NC). Unofficial source says commissioned Lt. in NC state service. At VMI early 1862, then left to help raise what became Co. C, 39th Battalion Va. Cavalry, in which he was elected Sgt. when he formally joined the unit on Sep. 15, 1862, in Lynchburg, Va. With unit until paroled in Appomattox. Post Career Record: "Commercial Traveller". Lived in Lynchburg, Va., and Rockbridge Co., Va. To Memphis, Tn., and in 1877, on to Gavelston, Tx.
Christian, Robert Clarence (1932)  -Born on September 17, 1907. Matriculated on September 10, 1928. Dropped on June 15, 1929. Died on July 25, 1986.
Christian, Thomas Jonathan Jackson (1909)  -Born on August 29, 1888. Matriculated on September 11, 1905 from Atlanta, GA. Resigned on May 1, 1906. World War I Record: Lieutenant Colonel, Field Artilllery, A.E.F. Died on September 15, 1952.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Christian Jr, John H (1944)  -Died in World War II. 1Lt. John H. Christian, Jr., U.S. Army. Died on Aug 21, 1944, in the accidental explosion of a mine at Camp Maxey, Texas.
Christie, W. McL. (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Christman, Lawrence Owen (1928)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1924 from Rocky Mount, NC. Resigned on September 7, 1925.
Christmas, Henry H. (1863)  -Henry H. Christmas, Class of 1863: Born- ca. 1842. Matriculated from Tallula, Ms. At VMI 6 months. Military Record: Dismissed from VMI on Jan. 28, 1860, for neglect of duty. Identification uncertain, but seems to have been the man appointed June 1861, as Assistant Commissary, 18th Ms. Resigned Aug. 1, 1861. At unknown date appointed 1st Lt. and assigned to 8th Tx. By March 20, 1863, detailed as ordnance officer of post at Lavaca, Tx. Referred to late 1863-early 1864 as Capt., commanding artillery battery (probably that which was part of 8th Tx.). Return March 31, 1865, shows as Capt., ordnance officer Maj. Gen. J. A. Wharton's Cavalry Corps. VMI man killed in accident. Post War Career: Planter. Died- ca. 1878.
Christy, Mansfield B. (1901)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1897 from Carnegie, PA. At VMI for 2 years.
Chu, Henry (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Chung, De Senn (1920)  -Born on December 17, 1896. Matriculated on January 19, 1917 from Oakland, CA. Graduatedon June 18, 1920. Military Record: Major and instructor, Chinese Air Service, Air Service Flying School, Nan Yuan, Peking, China.
Chung, Thean Ching (1934)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1932 from Java. Graduated on June 13, 1934.
Church, George Holland (1927)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1923 from Minneapolis, MN. Resigned on December 30, 1923. Died on October 19, 1962.
Church, John Franklin (1918)  -Born on June 29, 1898. Matriculated on Septemebr 6, 1915 from Cincinnatti, OH. Graduated on May 29, 1918. World War I record: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps. Died on February 19, 1979.
Church, Louis Melville (1907)  -Born on March 18, 1889. Matriculated on September 1, 1903 from Washington D.C. Resigned on September 13, 1904. Died on February 3, 1961.
Church, William Sherwood (1937)  -Born on June 24, 1916. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Henderson, NC. Graduated on June 16, 1937.
Churchill, John Charles (1946)  -contact Archives
Churchill, Jordan Maurice (1937)  -Born on May 23, 1916. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Valley Cottage, NY. Dropped on September 14, 1934.
Churchman, Vincent Tapp (1845)  -Vincent Tapp Churchman, Class of 1845. b. 1824 Augusta Co., VA, d. 1872 Augusta Co.; Parents- John Knight Churchman and Ann Cosby Tapp; graduate; Civil War - Surgeon, CSA; physician; married 1851 Mary J.T. Graham. VMI Record-Matriculated on July 27, 1842 from Augusta Co., VA. Graduated on July 4, 1845. Died on January 24, 1872.
Cifelli, Aloysius Francis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cilley, Donald Adolphus (1928)  -Born on October 31, 1907. Matriculated on September 9, 1924. Graduated on June 13, 1928.
Cilley, III, John Harper Plumer (1945)  -contact Archives
Cimo, Joseph Phillip (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Claar, Charles Alfred (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Clagett, William Bowie (1856)  -William Bowie Clagett, Class of 1856: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1835. Father- Dr. Thomas H. Clagett; Mother- Christiana Oden. Grandparents- unknown. Never married, no children. VMI Record- Matriculated on July 22, 1852 from Loudoun Co., VA. Grauated on July 4, 1856. Military Record- Civil War; Lt., Loudoun Artillery, C.S.A. Career: Farmer. Died- Nov. 29, 1880, in Loudoun Co., Va.
Claggett, Ralph Bernard (1904)  -Born on October 13, 1883. Matriculated on August 31, 1899 from Lexington, IL. Graduated in June 1904. Died on November 2, 1963.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Claggett, S. R. (1907)  -Matriculated on September 18, 1903 from Lexington, IL. At VMI for 1 year.
Claiborne, Herbert Washington (1873)  -Born about 1853. Matriculated on October 2, 1869 from Richmond, VA. Dropped on October 13, 1871. Worked as a merchant in Richmond, VA and TX. Died on December 16, 1927.
Claiborne, John Herbert Latrobe (1871)  -Born on April 20, 1850. Matriculated on February 2, 1867 from St. Louis, MO. At VMI for 10 months. Died on March 15, 1882.
Claiborne, Robert Roane (1875)  -Born in 1855. Matriculated on August 15, 1871 from Amhurst Co., VA. Dropped on June 5, 1872. Died on December 23, 1918.
Claiborne, Thomas Doddridge (1857)  -Thomas Doddridge Claiborne, Class of 1857: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1837, in "Mount Blane", near Danville, Va. Father- Col. Leonard Claiborne; Mother- Letitia White Clark. Pat. Grandfather- Richard Henry Claiborne; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Cook. Mat. Grandfather- Col. William Clark; Mat. Grandmother- Jane White. Never married, no children. VMI Record- Matriculated on January 4, 1854. At VMI for 1 year. Military Record- Civil War; LtCol., Danville Grays(18th Va. Infantry), 7th Confederate Cavalry, C.S.A. Career: Planter. Died- Dec. 29, 1864, in "Mount Blanc" near Daville, Va.
Clampitt, Charles Raymond (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Clapham, Thomas Wilson (1922)  -Born on December 8, 1900. Matriculated on September 2, 1918 from Little Rock, AR. Dropped on December 16, 1918.
Clapp, John Blanchard (1937)  -Born on July 13, 1912. Matriculated on September 17, 1933 from Quantico, VA. Dropped on October 10, 1933.
Clapp, Robert Vernon (1919)  -Born on July 14, 1897. Matriculated in September, 1916. Dropped on September 21, 1918. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Infantry(unattached), U.S. Army.
Clark, Addison Hodges (1942)  -contact Archives
Clark, Addison Neil (1902)  -Born on October 9, 1882. Matriculated on September 1, 1898 from Montana. Dropped on October 8, 1900. Military Record: Captain, Engineers, WWI. Died on March 4, 1950.
Clark, Allen (1921)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1917 from Greenville, TX. At VMI for 1 year and 4 months. Worked as a lawyer. Died on November 10, 1980.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Clark, Aubrey Franklin (1936)  -Born on February 12, 1915. Matriculated on June 17, 1936 from Orange, VA. Graduated on June 17, 1936.
Clark , Benjamin Simmons (1931)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1927 from Chester, VA. Graduated on June 11, 1931.
Clark, Billy Sunday (1943)  -contact Archives
Clark, Briscoe Baldwin (1889)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1886 from Winchester, VA. At VMI for 1 year. Died on August 13, 1935.
Clark, Charles Holmes (1859)  -Charles Holmes Clark, Class of 1859: Born- July 28, 1839. Matricualted from Millwood, Va. At VMI less than 1 year. Military Record: Enlisted for war Nov. 1, 1862, at Winchester, Va., as Private, Co. C, 2nd Va. Away without leave June 8, 1863. Captured at Gettysburg July 3, 1863. Held at Ft. Delaware, De., and Ft. McHenry, Md. Post War Career: Teacher, Editor. Died- ca. 1904.
Clark , Charles Robert (1938)  -Born on May 28, 1918. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Plattsburg, NY. Dropped on September 16, 1935.
Clark, Colie (1903)  -Born on August 26, 1881. Matriculated on September 5, 1899 from Weldon, NC. At VMI for 1 year. Died on February 19, 1944.
Clark, Donald William (1927)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1923. Graduated on June 15, 1927. Died on May 6, 1986.
Clark, Edward Thorne (1875)  -Born on January 22, 1855. Matriculated on January 31, 1872 from Halifax Co., NC. At VMI for 3 years. Died on April 3, 1932.
Clark, Edwin Linthicum (1909)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1905 from Marlin, TX. At VMI for 1 year. Died on March 1, 1933.
Clark, Edwin Montilla (1922)  -Born on June 24, 1900. Matriculated on September 4, 1918 from Danville, VA. Graduated on June 21, 1922. Died in February 1978.
Clark, Francis (Frank) Barnard (1870)  -Born on November 7, 1850 from Mobile, AL. Graduated in 1870. Died on October 30, 1896.
Clark, Gaylord Blair (1867)  -Gaylord Blair Clark, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- April 16, 1846, in Mobile, Ala. Father- Francis Barnard Clark; Mother- Helen Mary Shepherd. Pat. Grandfather- Willis Fish Clark; Pat. Grandmother- Charity Barnard. Mat. Grandfather- James Shepherd; Mat. Grandmother- (first name unknown) Verdier. Married- Lettice Lee Smith, April 15, 1881. Children- 1st: Gaylord Blair Clark, Jr.; 2nd: Gaylord Lee Clark; 3rd: Lettice Lee. Career: Lawyer. VMI Record: Matriculated on August 26, 1863 from Mobile, AL. Graduated on July 4, 1867. Died- June 14, 1893, buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, Ala.  photo.gif (154 bytes)   Web resource
Clark, Gerald Mansfield (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Clark, Harold Page (1941)  -contact Archives
Clark, Harvey Robert (1912)  -Born on May 22, 1891. Matriculated on September 2, 1908 from Schulenburg, TX. Resigned on September 20, 1910. World War I Record: Major, U.S. Army. Died on June 6, 1956.
Clark, Howard Grant (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Clark, James Booker (1892)  -Born on May 29, 1871. Matriculated on September 4, 1888 from Baltimore, MD. Resigned on June 23, 1892.
Clark, James Cass Williamson (1934)  -Born on January 12, 1912. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Indianapolis, IN. Dropped on September 22, 1930. Died on May 3, 1963.
Clark, James Edward (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Clark, James Hawkins (1874)  -Born on August 20, 1857. Matruculated on September 27, 1870 from Friar's Point, MS. At VMI for 1 year. Died on November 8, 1917.
Clark, James Matthew (1935)  -Born on July 1, 1911 from Marrietta, OH. Graduated on June 12, 1935. Died on on July 4, 1981.
Clark, John (1853)  -John Clark, Class of 1853: Genealogy: Born- April 30, 1833, in Halifax Co., Va. Father- William H. Clark; Mother- Elvira Henry. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Patrick Henry, Jr.; Mat. Grandmother- Elvira Cabell. Married- Betty Sims Coleman; 1st child- Elvira Clark; 2nd- Maria Clark; 3rd- John Clark; 4th- Lina Clark; 5th- Phoebe Clark; 6th- Ethel Clark. VMI Record: Matriculated on July 16, 1849. At VMI for 1 year. Military Record: Civil War; 1st Lt., 53rd VA Infantry. Career: Infantry. Died- Feb. 25, 1915, in Halifax Co., Va.
Clark, John Lawrence (1901)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1897 from Baltimore, MD. At VMI for 3 weeks.
Clark, John Patrick (1945)  -contact Archives
Clark, John Waller (1875)  -Born on September 13, 1851. Matriculated on July 29, 1871 from Abingdon, VA. Graduated on July 2, 1875. Died about March 21, 1929.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Clark, John William (1937)  -Born on May 11, 1916. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Princeton, NJ. Dropped on January 6, 1934,
Clark, Nephew King (1917)  -Born on January 15, 1898. Matriculated on September 5, 1917 from Savannah, GA. At VMI for 1 year and 6 months. Died on December 4, 1962.
Clark, Nephew King (1921)  -contact Archives
Clark, Paul B. (1901)  -Matriculated on October 5, 1896 from New York City, NY. At VMI fro 3 and a half years. Died on January 15, 1900.
Clark, Roger Montgomery (Not a VMI Cadet )  -contact Archives
Clark, Stuart Lee (1931)  -Born on March 9, 1909. Matriculated on September 9, 1927 from High Point, NC. Dropped on September 30, 1927.
Clark, Thomas Baker (1873)  -Born on February 9, 1851. Matriculated on February 6, 1868 from Barksdale, VA. Graduated on July 4, 1873.
Clark, Thomas Campbell (1921)  -Born on September 23, 1899. Matriculated on September 22, 1917 from Dallas, TX. Dropped on September 21, 1918. Worked as a lawyer. Died on June 13, 1977.
Clark, Thomas Charlton (1925)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1921 from Canton, OH. Dropped in September, 1922.
Clark, Walter Douglas (1922)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1918 from Portsmouth, VA. Resigned on January 6, 1919.
Clark , Walter Ernest (1937)  -Born on September 25, 1916. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Stuart, VA. Graduated on June 16, 1937.
Clark, Wayt Phillips (1937)  -Born on July 8, 1915. Matriculated on September 11, 1933 from Roanoke, VA. Graduated on June 16, 1937. Died on October 14, 1940.
Clark, William David (1930)  -Born on March 4, 1909. Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Dallas, TX. Dismissed on November 26, 1927. Died on March 3, 1950.
Clark Jr., Edward Talbot (1938)  -Born on July 13, 1918. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Elliott City, Maryland. Graduated on June 15, 1938. Died on March 30, 1972.
Clark, Jr, Durland Edward (1941)  -contact Archives
Clark, Jr, Wayne Gordon (1944)  -contact Archives
Clarke, Ashton Whitley (1921)  -Born on August 16, 1895. Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Newport News, VA. At VMI for 1 year. Died on February 5, 1951.
Clarke, Aubrey Lynn (1902)  -Born on February 10, 1881. Matriculated on September 21, 1898 from Washington D.C. At VMI for 1 year. Died in June 1964.
Clarke, Bailey Tyler (1904)  -Born on October 24, 1884. Matriculated on September 5, 1901 from Owensboro, KY. Graduated on June 22, 1904. Worked as a Tobacco Buyer for the Imperial Tobacco Co. of Kentucky, Inc. Died on May 20, 1945.
Clarke, Basil Mudd (1915)  -Born on December 26, 1892. Matriculated on September 3, 1910 from Birmingham, AL. At VMI for 2 years. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, 135t Aero Squadron, Flying Observer, A.E.F. Died on December 17, 1949.
Clarke, Byrom Lewis (1923)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1920 from Philadelphia, PA. Graduated on June 13, 1923. Died on May 2, 1990.
Clarke, Charles Kennon (1913)  -Born on February 27, 1893. Matriculated on September 3, 1910 from Bogota, NJ. Graduated in 1913. World War I Record: Captain, 302nd M.G. Battalion, 70th Division and M.G. Company 3rd Division, A.E.F. In Hospital two months. Died on December 16, 1976.
Clarke, Douglas Maryon (1930)  -Matriculated on September 24, 1926 from Philadelphia, PA. Dropped on September 13, 1927. Died in World War II. Douglas M. Clarke, Canadian Army. A member of the Canadian Army, he was reported missing in action. His date of death is unknown.
Clarke, Edward Marion Douglass (1858)  -Edward Marion Douglass Clarke, Class of 1858: Born- ca. 1836. Matriculated from Woodville, Va. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Enlisted May 25, 1861, at Camp Moore, La., for 1 year as Private, Co. G, 4th La. Wounded in action April 6, 1862, at Shiloh. On furlough for wound and illness much of 1862. Detailed Jan.-Oct. 1863, as clerk, Adjutant General Dept., HQ of Maj. Gen. S. G. French. Acting Assistant Adjutant General on staff of Maj. Gen. E. C. Walthall 1864-1865, although still as a Private. Wounded in action at Bentonville on March 19, 1865. Paroled May 1, 1865, at Greensboro, NC, as Adjutant General office courier. Post War Career: Farmer; Merchant. Died- ca. 1894.
Clarke, Frederick Wylly (1917)  -Born on December 21, 1896. Matriculated on September 3, 1913 from Savannah, GA. Graduated on May 3, 1917. World War I record: Captain, Wounded twice in action. Awarded the Croix de Guerre with Silver Star. Recommneded for the Distinguished Service Cross. U.S. Marine Corps. Died on June 27, 1982.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Clarke, Henry Clay (1878)  -Matriculated on September 29, 1874 from Nashville, TN. Dropped on May 11, 1875.
Clarke, Hugh Dickey (1923)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1918 from Ashville, NC. At VMI for 1 year.
Clarke, John Archer (1853)  -John Archer Clarke, Class of 1853: Genealogy: Born- 1832, in "Colesville", Charles City Co., Va. Father- John J. Clarke; Mother- Margaret Archer. Pat. Grandfather- Micajah Clarke; Pat. Grandmother- Rebecca Eppes Roane. Mat. Grandfather- John Archer; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Bette. Married- Mary Ellis West; 1st child- Margaret Clarke; 2nd- Jane Clarke; 3rd- Josephine Clarke. VMI Career: Matriculated on July 24, 1849. At VMI for 1 year and 9 months. Career: Lawyer. Died- Oct. 1862, in "Colesville" Charles City Co., Va.
Clarke, Joseph Vasa (1926)  -Born on March 18, 1904. Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Midlothian, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on May 11, 1985.
Clarke, Stanley Kerr (1936)  -Born on November 19, 1914. Matriculated on September 5, 1932 from Pittsburgh, PA. Dropped on September 7, 1933.
Clarke, William Edward (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Clarke, William Henry (1859)  -William Henry Clarke, Class of 1859: Genealogy: Born- Jan. 21, 1839 in Richmond, Va. Father- William John Clarke (b. circa 1798, Ireland, d. 1873, Richmond VA?); Mother- Jane Wilson Cornthwaite (b. 1810, Baltimore?, d. 1857, Richmond?). Paternal Grandfather- John Clarke; Paternal Grandmother- Hannah Watts. Maternal Grandfather- John Cornthwaite; Maternal Grandmother- Elizabeth Wilson. Married- Ida Hilliard Carter, daughter of Thomas Jefferson Carter and Mary Jane Hilliard, on June 22, 1879. Children- 1- Emmet Cornthwaite Clarke; 2- William Carter Clarke; 3- Lyell Clarke. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 29, 1856; Graduated July 4, 1859 standing 1st in a class of 29. Civil War Record: Appointed Lieut. of the Provisional Army of Va.; served as engineer near Norfolk, Va. in the spring of 1861; assigned engineer in the fall of 1861; assigned as ordnance officer to staff of Brig. Gen. E. A. Perry in Feb. 1863; later served as 1st Lieut. and ordnance officer to Perry and Brig. Gen. J. Finegan. Careers: Teacher; Farmer. Died- Dec. 29, 1896 in Richmond, Va.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Clarke, Jr, James Stewart (1944)  -contact Archives
Clarkson, Blandy Benjamin (1914)  -Born on March 15, 1890. Matriculated on September 6, 1910 from Millboro, VA. Graduated on June 26, 1914. World War I Record: Major, 328th Infantry, 82nd Division, A.E.F. Died on December 2, 1954.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Clarkson, Clifford Chancellor (1915)  -Born on December 4, 1893. Matriculated on December 16, 1911 from Oak Park, IL. At VMI for 4 years, but did not graduate. Died on November 4, 1962.
Clarkson, Holland Wright (1921)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Chicago, IL. Graduated on June 22, 1921. World War I record: 2nd class Seaman in Reserve Force. Staioned at U.S. Naval reserve school, Chicago. Subject to call on release.
Clarkson, James Lewis (1923)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1919 from Millboro, VA. Graduated on June 13, 1923.
Clarkson, John Henshaw (1867)  -John Henshaw Clarkson, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. B. Genealogy: Born- August 23, 1846, in Essex Co., Va. Father- William J. Clarkson; Mother- Lucy Ann Cox. Pat. Grandfather- John Clarkson; Pat. Grandmother- Mary Gatewood. Mat. Grandfather- James Livingston Cox; Mat. Grandmother- Judith Brockenbrough. Married- Martha Harrison Turner, January 27, 1869. Children- 1st: James E.; 2nd: John Henshaw, Jr.; 3rd: Louise; 4th: William T.; 5th: T. Harrison; 6th: C. Chancellor Clarkson, VMI, 1915. VMI Record: Matriculated on August 12, 1863. Graduated on July 4, 1875. Careers: Merchant-Manufacturer-Orange Grower. Died- August 21, 1936.
Clarkson, John Nicholas (1871)  -Born in September, 1851. Matriculated on September 15, 1866 from Richmond, WV. At VMI for 2 years.
Clarkson, Ralph Ryland (1925)  -Matriculated on September 2, 1920 from Millboro, VA. Graduated on June 17, 1925.
Clarkson, William Bradford (1868)  -William Bradford Clarkson, Class of 1868: Born- April 18, 1847. Matriculated from Christiansburg, Va. At VMI 3 months. Military Record: Entered VMI Jan. 5, 1865. With Corps in Richmond trenches until it disbanded April 2, 1865. Post War Career: Railroad Contractor. Lived in "the West". Died- after 1924.
Clary, Henry Eldridge (1921)  -Born on August 19, 1897. Matriculated on September 4, 1917 from Greensboro, NC. At VMI for 1 year.
Clary, Roger Robert (1933)  -Born on August 14, 1908. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from North Emporia, VA. At VMI for 1 year. Died on August 25, 1938.
Clary, William Thomas (1925)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1921 from Greensboro, NC. At VMI for 1 year. Dropped in September 1922. Died on August 22, 1981.
Claud, Shirley Pierce (1931)  -Born on February 6, 1909. Matriculated on September 10, 1927 from Portsmouth, VA. Dropped on October 3, 1927.
Clawson, Paul Eugene (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Clay, Allen Jeffries (1946)  -contact Archives
Clay, Calhoun Coles (1942)  -contact Archives
Clay, Harold LeRoy (Not a VMI Cadet )  -contact Archives
Clay, Henry (1919)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1915 from Coeburn, VA. At VMI for 1 month.
Clay, Henry (1921)  -Born on March 5, 1901. Matriculated on September 3, 1917 from Cobb, GA. At VMI for 1 year and 3 months. Died on July 1, 1969.
Clay, Howard (1877)  -Born on May 7, 1857. Matriculated on October 22, 1872 from Petersburg, VA. At VMI for 1 year and 8 months. Died on April 24, 1874.
Clay, Junius Paul (1856)  -Junius Paul Clay, Class of 1856: Born- ca. 1835 in Campbell Co. Va. Father- Gen. Odin G. Clay; Mother- Ann Davies (Odin's cousin). Pat. Grandfather- Rev. Charles Clay; Pat. Grandmother- Editha Davies. Mat. Grandfather- Samuel Boyle Davies; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth McCulloch. Never married, no children. Entered VMI- July 28, 1852; Resigned Sept. 30, 1852 after being reprimanded for gross neglect of duties and studies. Civil War Service- Private in Co A. (some sources say Co. K) 2nd Va. Cavalry. He was absent on sick leave often throughout 1862-64 and was hospitalized in 1863 with chronic Rheumatism, but there are no records as to whether this was troubling him while he was at VMI. Career- Farmer. Died- June 28, 1879 in Bedford Co. Va.
Clay, Matthew (1878)  -Born in February, 1857. Matriculated on February 19, 1875 from Brooksville, MS. At VMI for 2 years.
Clay, Ralph A. (1893)  -Matriculated on August 16, 1889 from Newport News, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on August 31, 1899 at San Francisco, CA of tuberculosis contracted in the Phillipines during the Spanish American War.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Clay, Raymond Malone (1920)  -Born on September 5, 1898. Matriculated on August 3, 1916 from Catlettsburg, KY. At VMI for 3 months. Died on August 11, 1980.
Clay, William Baldwin (1892)  -Born on November 18, 1869. Matriculated on September 1, 1887 from Marysville, VA. At VMI for 2 years.
Claybrook, Frederick William (1864)  -Frederick William Claybrook, Class of 1864: New Market Cadet; 2nd Lt., Co. D. Genealogy: Born- August 3, 1844, Heathsville, Northumberland Co., Va. Father- Col. Richard A. Claybrook; Mother- Charlotte T. Brown. Pat. Grandfather- Rev. Richard Claybrook; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- Richard T. Brown; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- 1st Wife: Mary Franklin Dew, June 1884; 2nd Wife: Anna Maria Garnett, July 1895. Children- 1st Marriage: 1st: Frederick William Claybrook; 2nd: Mary Susan Claybrook; 3rd: Charlotte T. Claybrook; 4th: Elizabeth Garnett Claybrook; 5th: Benjamin F. Claybrook. 2nd Marriage: 1st: Reuben Garnett Claybrook; 2nd: Lelia Fauntleroy; 3rd: Richard A. Claybrook. VMI Record: Matriculated on January 31, 1862. Graduated on June 27, 1864. Careers: Lawyer-Clergyman. Died- August 14, 1914.
Claybrook, Richard Anderson (Board of Visitors)  -Col. Richard Anderson Claybrook of Northumberland Co., VA. Member Board of Visitors 1857-59; lawyer; CSA; House of Delegates 1855-58; died 15 Dec 1877, aged 60.
Clayton , William Williams (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Birmingham, AL. At VMI for 1 year.
Claytor, John Murrell (1847)  -John Murrell Claytor, Class of 1847. Genealogy: Born- ca. 1828. Father- Samuel Claytor; Mother- Eliza L. Murrell. Pat. Grandparents: unknown. Mat. Grandfather- John Murrell; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth (last name unknown). Never married, no children. VMI Record: Matriculated on September 4, 1844. Graduated on July 5, 1847. Career: Engineer. Died- ca. 1850.
Cleary, Daniel Francis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cleary, James Albert (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cleaves, John Palmer (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cleek, Robert Suddarth Byas (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cleland, Robert Ray (1946)  -contact Archives
Clem, John Lincoln (1904)  -Born on June 8, 1885. Matriculated on September 5, 1900 from Baltimore, MD. At VMI for 2 weeks. Died on March 7, 1958.
Clemens, Donald Herbert (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Clemens, Harold (1878)  -Born on August 16, 1858. Matriculated on December 3, 1875 from Easton, PA. Resigned on January 15, 1877. Worked as a banker and broker.
Clemens, Jacob Breckenridge (1844)  -Jacob Breckenridge Clemens, Class of 1844. b. ca. 1825, Wheeling [West] Virginia; d. 1867, Easton, Pennsylvania; Parents- James Wolfe Clemens and Elinor Sherrard; graduated in 1844; no military record; physician; married 1850 Susan Burke Wagener.   Web resource
Clemens, John William (1928)  -Born on December 4, 1906. Matriculated on September 10, 1924 from Leesburg, VA. Dropped on December 31, 1924. Died on March 28, 1978.
Clement, Henry Turner (1932)  -Born on January 29, 1910. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Chatham, VA. At VMI for 5 months.
Clement, Joseph Taylor (1906)  -Born on August 28, 1885. Matriculated on September 1, 1902 from Charleston, SC. World War I Record: Major, 39th Infantry, 4th Division, A.E.F. Severely wounded in action. Croix de Guerre with Palm. Died on November 16, 1963.
Clement, Wiley Adam (1864)  -Wiley Adam Clement, Class of 1864: Born- 16 May 1840. Matriculated from Mocksville, NC. At VMI 3 and 1/2 months. At UNC from 1859-1860. Military Record: Entered state service at Mocksville, NC on 26 April 1861 for 1 year as a 2nd Lt, Company F, 13th North Carolina (originally 3rd North Carolina Volunteers). In the spring of 1862 he had raised his own company and had tendered resignation. Appointed Capt, Company F, 42nd North Caroina on 21 March 1862. On court martial duty in Wilmington, NC during February 1864. Unofficial source says he was wounded in action June 1864. Paroled at Greensboro, NC on 1 May 1865. Post War Career: Farmer, Lawyer, Court Clerk Died- June 1902
Clement, William Tardy (1914)  -Born on September 27, 1894. Matriculated on September 3, 1910 from Lynchburg, VA. Graduated on June 26, 1914. World War I record: Captain, U.S. Marine Corps. Died on October 17, 1955.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Clements , Francis Bugbee (1928)  -Matriculated on September 5, 1923 from Birmingham, AL. Graduated on June 13, 1928.
Clements, Francis Keene (1925)  -Matriculated on January 25, 1922 from Petersburg, VA. Graduated on June 17, 1925. Died on June 21, 1937.
Clemmer, Richard Hogshead (1911)  -Born on November 8, 1889. Matriculated on September 9, 1907 from Middlebrook, VA. Dropped on December 22, 1908. World War I Record: Captain, 351st Field Artillery, 92nd Division, A.E.F. Died on August 8, 1967.
Clemmer, Thomas Franlin (1916)  -Born on May 18, 1894. Matriculated on September 3, 1912 from Middlebrook, VA. Dropped on December 30, 1912. Died on October 10, 1951.
Clemson, John Calhoun (1863)  -John Calhoun Clemson, Class of 1863: Born- 1841. Son of the founder of Clemson University; grandson of South Carolina politician J.C. Calhoun. Matriculated from Bladensburg, MD. At VMI for 1 month. Military Record: Probably withdrew from VMI because of bad health. Enlisted 20 July 1861 at Camp Pickens, SC for 3 years or war as a Pvt, Company B, 1st (Col. J.L. Orr's) South Carolina Rifles. Ordered 22 October 1861 on detached service by Brig Gen R.S. Ripley. Appointed 2nd Lt, Company H, 1st South Carolina Heavy Artillery on 24 January 1862 (some records show other dates). Often on detached service at Ft. Ripley, South Carolina or on recruiting service. Appointed 1st Lt on 2 April 1863. Assigned 7 May 1863 to Nitre and Mining Bureau. Captured at Bolivar, MS on 9 September 1863 (probably on way to or from Trans-Mississippi). Held at Johnson's Island, OH where he took the oath on 11 June 1865. Post War Career: Lived in Pendleton, SC Died- 10 August 1871. He was killed in a railroad accident.
Clendinen, Thomas Rufus (1867)  -Thomas Rufus Clendinen, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- March 31, 1847, in Baltimore, Md. Father- Dr. Alexander Clendinen; Mother- Marie Louise Belt. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- 1st Wife: Alice Shriver; 2nd Wife: Mary H. English, in 1908. Children- 1st Marriage: 1st: Alice; 2nd: Rose. VMI Record: Matriculated on May 6, 1864. Graduated on July 4, 1875. Career: Lawyer. Died- March 25, 1910, at Riverdale, Prince George Co., Md.
Cleveland, Walter George (1926)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1921 from New Orleans, LA. Graduated on June 16, 1926.
Clewis , Richard Martin (1933)  -Born on December 6, 1911. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Tampa, FL. Graduated on June 14, 1933.
Clifford, Raymond George (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Clift, Charles Henry (1924)  -Matriculated on August 31, 1920 from Lawton, OK. At VMI for 2 years. Died on August 13, 1977.
Clifton, Murphy Brunner (1938)  -Born on January 5, 1915. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Rectory, VA. Dropped on September 16, 1935.
Cline, Albert Bernard (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cline, John Edwin P. F. (1940)  -contact Archives
Cline, Paul Ellis (1940)  -contact Archives
Cline, William Bradford (1892)  -Born on September 22, 1869. Matriculated on September 1, 1888 from Leesburg, VA. Resigned on September 1, 1890.
Clinedinst, Benjamin West (1880)  -Benjamin West Clinedinst, Class of 1880: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 14, 1859 in Woodstock, Va. Father- Barnet M. Clinedinst, a photographer; Mother- Mary C. South. Pat. Grandfather- John Clinedinst; Pat. Grandmother- Martha C. Clinedinst. Mat. Grandfather- Joseph South; Mat. Grandmother- Jane M. South. Married- Emily Gertrude Waters of Baltimore, Md. In 1888. Children- 1- Mrs. H.C. Elling (Josephine ?); 2- Wendel W. Clinedinst. VMI Record: Entered- Aug. 23, 1876; Left after 2 years, did not graduate. Careers: Artist. Painted “The Battle of New Market” which now hangs Jackson Memorial Hall at VMI; studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris; Professor of the Art School of the Metropolitan Museum; Director of the Women’s School of Applied Design of New York City, the School of Illustration and the Drexel Institute of Philadelphia. Awarded tge Evans Prize of the American Water Color Society in 1900. Died- Sept. 12, 1931 in Pawling, NY.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Clopton, Alfred Willoughby (1863)  -Alfred Willoughby Clopton, Class of 1863: Born- Unknown. Matriculated from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 1 year (entered as a sophomore). Military Record: In trouble at VMI for playing cards. Drillmaster in Richmond during the spring of 1861 and then with the 12th North Carolina. Paid $33.33 per month as a drillmaster. Unofficial source says also Adjutant 12th North Carolina. Discharged as a drillmaster 28 November 1861. Enlisted 5 March 1862 at Richmond as a Pvt, Company I, 4th Virginia Cavalry. AWOL July through August 1862. Transferred to Company E, 1 March 1863. In hospital (in Richmond, VA) 20 November 1863 to 14 January 1864 (had syphilis). Admitted to hospital (in Richmond, VA) 24 August 1864 for a fever. Died- 9 September 1864 in Richmond, VA.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Clopton, Edward Jones (1914)  -Born on November 12, 1893. Matriculated on September 3, 1910 from Washington, VA. Graduated on June 26, 1914. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 312th Field Artillery, 79th Division, A.E.F. Died in October 1982.
Clopton, Julian Campbell (1934)  -Born on January 31, 1913. Matriculated on September 8, 1930 from Austin, TX. At VMI for 1 year. Died on November 11, 1957.
Close, John Robert (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cloud, Daniel Mountjoy (1891)  -Born on November 21, 1870. Matriculated on September 8, 1887 from Vicksburg, MS. At VMI for 2 years. Died on October 22, 1964.
Clough, George C. (1884)  -Matriculated on October 11, 1880 from Denver, CO. Dropped on June 17, 1881.
Clowney, Albert Reeve (1939)  -Born on September 5, 1918. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Huttig, AR. Dropped on June 16, 1937. Died in January 1985.
Coakley, John Brownlow (1861)  -John Brownlow Coakley was the son of Daniel Suthard Coakley and Susan Alexander. He was born at Hartwood, Stafford County, Virginia on June 29, 1838. He entered the Virginia Military Institute on July 23, 1857 and resigned due to academic deficiencies on July 8, 1858. He studied at Hampden-Sydney College (VA) in 1858-1859 and subsequently received a medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in March 1861. Soon thereafter he entered the Confederate Army as a Surgeon, and was assigned to the Richmond hospitals. He later was assigned to Gen. Cobb's Georgia Legion, to Capt. T. R. Thornton's Company of Virginia Light Artillery, and to Col. C. E. Lightfoot's artillery battalion. He was paroled at Appomattox. After the war Coakley practiced medicine in Richmond, VA until he moved to Buffalo, NY in September 1880, where he lived until his death on June 4, 1921. He married Sarah Tew on October 7, 1875. They had one son and two daughters: Morgan, Elizabeth, and Gilbertine.
Coakley, William Carleton (1941)  -contact Archives
Coalter, St. George Tucker (1860)  -St. George Tucker Coalter, Class of 1860: Born- 29 May 1839 (some records show date of birth as 20 May). Matriculated from Old Church, VA At VMI for 1 year. Military Record: Unofficial source says bad health kept him from service but he was a member of Home Guards (and possibly with Conscript Bureau) in Hanover County. No official record of any service found. Post War Career: Farmer Died- 27 August 1897 in King William County.
Coate, Sims (1867)  -Sims Coate, Class of 1867: Born- around 1846. Matriculated from Newbury Court House, SC. At VMI for 14 months over two years. Military Record: Left VMI 16 March 1865. No official record of any non-VMI service found. Post War Career: Locomotive Engineer. Died- unknown date (Believed to have been killed in a wreck in MS after the war).
Coates, John Mercer (1927)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1923 from Wausau, WI. At VMI for 1 year.
Cobb, Bayless Earl (1935)  -Born on December 21, 1914. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from Fort Smith, AR. At VMI for 1 year.
Cobb, Beverly Cameron (1921)  -Born on April 28, 1901. Matriculated on September 2, 1918 from Portsmouth, VA. Graduated on June 22, 1921. Died on August 4, 1970.
Cobb, Donnell Borden (1918)  -Born on July 8, 1898. Matriculated on September 9, 1914 from Golsboro, NC. At VMI for 1 year. Died on November 12, 1955.
Cobb, Joseph C. (1897)  -Matriculated on September 1, 1893 from Washington D.C. Resigned on February 26, 1896.
Cobb, Norton Marquis (1925)  -Born on February 23, 1903. Matriculated on September 6, 1921 from St. Louis, MO. Graduated on June 17, 1925.
Cobb, William Donnell (1930)  -Matriculated on September 13, 1926 from Brooksville, FL. Dropped on January 26, 1927.
Coblentz, John Wendell (1932)  -Born on June 30, 1911. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Reading, PA. At VMI for 2 years.
Coburn, Cecil P. (1944)  -Died in World War II. 2Lt.Cecil P. Coburn, U.S. Army. Killed in action on Mar. 2, 1945, near Serrig, Germany.
Coburn, Hugh Street (1914)  -Hugh Street Coburn, Class of 1914: Genealogy: Born- March 5, 1893 in Washington, D.C. Father- Allan Coburn; Mother- Bessie Lee Street. Pat. Grandfather- unknown; Pat. Grandmother- Irene Turley. Mat. Grandfather- Hugh McQueen Street; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Kimberly Prindle. Married- Grace (maiden name unknown) Children- No information on whether or not there were any children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 31, 1909;Dismissed along with most of the 3rd Class for an incident of insuborbination and mutiny involving "explosives" (probably fire works) Feb. 20, 1911; Reinstated March 1, 1911; Dropped from rolls for failure in studies Jan. 27, 1913. Military Record: Ist Lieut. Infantry in U.S. Army; American Expeditionary Forces during World War I. Careers: State Agent, National Liberty Fire Insurance Co. in Salt Lake City, Utah. Died- Dec. 20, 1968.
Cochran, Alexander Boys (1859)  -Alexander Boys Cochran, Class of 1859: Born- 10 May 1836. Matriculated from Staunton, VA. At VMI for 10 days. At UVA 1856-1860. Military Record: Elected 2nd Lt on 15 March 1862, Capt J.M. Carrington's 1864-MS Company Virginia Light Artillery (Charlottesville Artillery). May through June 1863 roll shows him as a 1st Lt. Often absent sick. Under arrest late 1863 through early 1864. Retired to Invalid Corps 18 February 1865 and assigned to duty with Virginia Res. Commonwealth's attorney in Staunton. Post War Career: Lawyer, Public Official. Represented Augusta County in the Virginia House of Delegates 1869-1871 and in the Virginia Senate 1871-1877. Died- 2 July 1877 in Staunton, VA.
Cochran, Alexander McKie (1945)  -contact Archives
Cochran, Carrick Foster (1917)  -Born on October 22, 1897. Matriculated on September 4, 1913 from Madison, IN. At VMI for 1 year. World War I record: Base Hospital No. 12, American Expeditionary Forces. Died on August 14, 1936.
Cochran, Farmer Deweese (1889)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1885 from Covington, KY. At VMI for 1 year. Died on September 6, 1956.
Cochran, Harrington Willson (1939)  -Born on February 5, 1919. Matriculated on September 9, 1935 from Fort Monroe, VA. Dropped on September 21, 1936.
Cochran, Howe P. (1864MS)  -Howe P. Cochran, Class of 1864MS: Born- 22 September 1834. Matriculated from Charlottesville, VA. At VMI for 6 weeks. At UVA 1854-1858. Military Record: Only cadet to have been admitted when school authorities knew he was married (but not the Institute's only married cadet). Also oldest cadet at time of admission. Enlisted 18 July 1861 at Charlottesville for 1 year as a Sgt, Company H, 1st Virginia Artillery (Albermarle County; Capt C.F. Johnston's Company). Furnished substitute and discharged 27 May 1862. Applied 14 June 1862 for a position with engineers. Having passed exam, assigned 7 February 1863 to duty at Staunton as acting ordinance officer. Put in charge of ordinance stores at Charlottesville on 7 March 1863. On duty in Richmond July 1863. Ordered to Army of Northern Virginia 18 November 1863; assigned 5 December 1863 as ordinance officer to Brig Gen J. Pegram's brigade. Made Capt on 16 February 1864. Assigned 7 November 1864 as ordinance officer, Maj Gen G.E. Pickett's division. Paroled at Appomattox. Brother of Cochran, WLL (VMI class of 1864-MS). Post War Career: Teacher Died- 28 September 1892.
Cochran, James Mitchell (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cochran, John Lynn (1883)  -Born on November 9, 1863. Matriculated on August 27, 1879 from Folly Mills, VA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on January 22, 1887.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Cochran, Joseph William (1874)  -Born on August 21, 1853. Matriculated on October 9, 1869 from Wilcox Co., AL. Graduated on July 4, 1874. Died in April, 1886.
Cochran, Paul Ray (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cochran, Robert Samuel (1929)  -Born on Auguast 16, 1908. Matriculated on September 7, 1925 from Alexandria, VA. Graduated on June 15, 1929.
Cochran, Thomas Lynch (1873)  -Born on November 18, 1851. Matriculated on October 9, 1869 from Camden, AL. Graduated on July 4, 1873.
Cochran, William Burr (1888)  -Born on July 9, 1868. Matriculated on August 21, 1884 from The Plains, VA. Graduated on June 26, 1888. World War I Record: Brigadier General. Second in Command, and organizing 100th Division, Camp Bowie, U.S. Army at time of Armistice. Died on July 2, 1931.
Cochran, William Lynn Lewis (1864MS)  -William Lynn Lewis Cochran, Class of 1864MS: Born- 27 May 1838. Matriculated from Charlottesville, VA. At VMI for 6 weeks. At UVA 1860-1861, 1865-1866. Military Record: Lame from childhood. Appointed 18 October 1861 to Capt, Quartermaster Department. Unofficial source says he served with Brig Gen J.B. Floyd. Resigned 12 December 1861. No further record found. Post War Career: Lawyer, Public Official. Mayor of Charlottesville, VA 1869-1875. He was a Mason, Odd Fellow, Knight of Pythias. Brother of Cochran, HP (VMI Class of 1864 MS).
Cochran, Jr, Howe Preston (1945)  -contact Archives
Cochran, Jr, John Henry (1941)  -contact Archives
Cockayne, Alexander Hamilton (1847)  -Alexander Hamilton Cockayne. Class of 1847 (non-graduate). Genealogy: Born Jan. 14, 1827, Moundsville, WV. Parents: Bennett Cockayne and Sarah Burbridge Price. Paternal Grandparents: Samuel Cockayne and Sarah [we do not have maiden name]; Maternal grandparents: George Washington Price and Martha Ellis. Marriage: Margaret Booth Carr of Moundsville on August 17, 1852. Children: one son, Bennett H. VMI Record: Cockayne attended VMI for only one year beginning on August 19, 1844; he matriculated from Grove Creek, WV. He subsequently attended and was graduated from Washington & Jefferson College in Pennsylvania. Military Record: none. Career: Cockayne was a lawyer in Moundsville, WV until his death on September 15, 1855. This information was supplied to VMI in March 1905 by his sister, Ella Cockayne, who was then living in Winchester, VA.
Cocke , Cary Hartwell (1932)  -Born on October 17, 1912. Matriculated on September 10, 1928 from Paulette, MS. Graduated on June 15, 1932. Died on February 28, 1948.
Cocke, Henry Teller (1895)  -Born on March 2, 1876. Matriculated on September 3, 1891 from City Point, VA. Graduated on June 27, 1895. Died on September 26, 1944.
Cocke, John (1896)  -Born on September 8, 1875. Matriculated on September 8, 1892 from Petersburg, VA. Graduated on July 2, 1896. World War I Record: Lieutenant Colonel, Ordinance Officer, 87th Division, A.E.F. Died on February 27, 1946.
Cocke, John Bowdoin (1856)  -John Bowdoin Cocke, Class of 1856: Genealogy: Born- Oct 2, 1836, in Richmond, Va. Father- Gen. Philip St. George Cocke; Mother- Elizabeth Courtney Bowdoin. Pat. Grandfather- John Hartwell Cocke; Pat. Grandmother- Anne Blause Barrand. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Married- Betty Burwell Page; 1st child- John T.B. Cocke; 2nd- Norborne Page Cocke; 3rd- Mary Louise Cocke; 4th- Betty Page Cocke; 5th- Lucy Elliot. VMI Record- Matriculated on July 30, 1853. Graduated on July 4, 1856. Military Record- Civil War; served in 1st Va. Cavalry before war; during war: Lt., Asst. Adjutant General, 5th Brigade; Powhatan Troop; Aide to Col. David B. Harris. Career: Farmer. Died- April 2, 1889, in "Belmead" Powhatan Co., Va. Buried in Richmond, Va.
Cocke, John Hartwell (1868)  -John Hartwell Cocke, Class of 1868: Born- 1847. Grandson of War of 1812 Gen J.H. Cocke. Matriculated from Bremo Bluff. At VMI for 6 months. At UVA 1866-1869. Military Record: With Corps in Richmond trenches until it disbanded on 2 April 1865. Post War Career: Farmer. Episcopalian. Died- 27 December 1920 in Fluvanna County. He was buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, VA.
Cocke, John L. (1867)  -John L. Cocke, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. B. Genealogy: Born- April 18, 1848, at Melrose, Sequatchie Co., Tenn. Father- Daniel Flowerree Cocke; Mother- Margaret A. Roberson. Pat. Grandfather- Washington Cocke; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- James Roberson; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Adelaid S. Sledge. No Children. VMI Record- Matriculated on August 18, 1863. Graduated on July 4, 1875. Career: Cotton Factor. Died- July 24, 1913, in Como, Miss.
Cocke, John Preston (1867)  -John Preston Cocke, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. D. Genealogy: Born- November 8, 1845, in Cumberland Co., Va. Father- William Armistead Cocke; Mother- Elizabeth Randolph Preston. Pat. Grandfather- William Cocke; Pat. Grandmother- Jane Armistead. Mat. Grandfather- Thomas Lewis Preston; Mat. Grandmother- Edmonia Madison Randolph. Married- Eliza Bernard Meredith, November 15, 1870. Children- 1st: Ella Meredith Cocke; 2nd: Edmonia Cocke; 3rd: Sarah Bernard Cocke; 4th: Elizabeth Preston Cocke. VMI Record- Matriculated on August 8, 1863. Graduated on July 4, 1875. Career: Lawyer. Died- January 15, 1917, in Richmond, Va.
Cocke, John Tucker Bowdoin (1890)  -Born in 1870. Matriculated on September 7, 1886 from Belmead, VA. Graduated on June 26, 1890. Worked as an engineer. Died on November 25, 1951.
Cocke, Philip St. George (1866)  -Philip St. George Cocke, Class of 1866: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. A. Genealogy: Born- about 1844, in Powhatan Co. Father- Philip St. George Cocke (VMI Board of Visitors); Mother- Sally Elizabeth Courtney Bowdoin. Pat. Grandfather- Gen. John Hartwell Cocke; Pat. Grandmother- Ann Blaus Barraud. Mat. Grandfather- John Tucker Bowdoin; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Edwards Brown. Never married, no children. VMI Record- Matriculated on August 15, 1862. Graduated on July 4, 1875. Career: Farmer. Died- December 31, 1931, in Charlottesville, Va. Buried at Grace Church, Fluvanna County, VA.
Cocke, Philip St. George (1894)  -Born on October 15, 1873. Matriculated on September 3, 1890 from Fluvanna Co., VA. Graduated on June 28, 1894. World War I Record: Captain, Infantry, U.S. Army. Died on September 23, 1956.
Cocke, Philip St. George (Board of Visitors)  -Gen. Philip St. George Cocke of Powhatan Co. Member Board of Visitors 1846-1852 & 1858-1861; President 1850-1852 & 1858-1861. Graduate USMA; resigned from U. S. Army; planter (plantation "Belmead") and businessman; Brig. Gen. CSA; committed suicide 26 Dec. 1861. His son, Philip, was a member of the Class of 1866.  photo.gif (154 bytes)
Cocke, Samuel Wellington (1875)  -Born on August 25, 1854. Matriculated on January 15, 1870. At VMI for 4 years. Died on December 4, 1919.
Cocke, William Horner (1894)  -William Horner Cocke, Class of 1894. Cocke served as VMI's fourth Superintendent, from 1924-1929. Born on September 12, 1874. Matriculated on August 21, 1890 from City Point, VA. Graduated on 1894. Died on June 9, 1938.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Cocke, William James (1945)  -contact Archives
Cocke, William Ruffin Coleman (1867)  -William Ruffin Coleman Cocke, Class of 1867: New Market Cadet; Private, Co. B. Genealogy: Born- August 7, 1846, in Powhatan Co. Va. Father- Philip St. George Cocke; Mother- Sally Elizabeth Courtney Bowdoin. Pat. Grandfather- Gen. John Hartwell Cocke; Pat. Grandmother- Ann Blaus Barraud. Mat. Grandfather- John Tucker Bowdoin; Mat. Grandmother- Sarah Edwards Brown. Married- Clara Vernon Pollard, April 26, 1871. Children- 1st: Charles Pollard Cocke; 2nd: Philip St. George Cocke, VMI, 1894; 3rd: Paul Lee Cocke; 4th: Cary Hartwell Cocke; 5th: Virginia Scott Cocke; 6th: Clara Vernon Cocke; 7th: William Ruffin Coleman Cocke, II, VMI, 1906. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 3, 1863; Resigned June 27, 1864; Made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1867 on July 4, 1875. Military Record: Served with VMI Corps of Cadets during the Battle of New Market, May 15, 1864 as Private in Co. B.; Enlisted for war on Oct. 9, 1864 at Richmond (some records say Petersburg) as Private in Capt. C. R. Grandy's Co. Va. Light Artillery (Norfolk Light Artillery Blues); In hospital in Charlottesville Feb. 28 -March 29, 1865 (suffering from pnemonia); Captured in Petersburg April 2, 1865 and held at Lookout Point, MD. Released on oath June 11, 1865. Careers: Lawyer; planter. Died- July 31, 1883.
Cocke, William Ruffin Coleman (1906)  -William Ruffin Coleman Cocke II, Class of 1906: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 31, 1884. Father- William Ruffin Coleman Cocke; Mother- Clara Vernon Pollard. Pat. Grandfather- Philip St. George Cocke; Pat. Grandmother- Courtney Bowdoin. Mat. Grandfather- Charles Teade Pollard; Mat. Grandmother- Emily Virginia Scott. Married- Alice Watts DuBose, daughter of Dudley DuBose of Washington, Ga. Children- 1- William Ruffin Coleman Cocke, Jr.; 2- Dudley DuBose Cocke; 3- Alice Barraud Cocke (twin sister of Dudley). VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 2, 1902; Left after two years. Careers: Lawyer, practiced in Birmingham, Ala. and Seattle, Wash.; on General Council of Seaboard Air Line and Railroad in Norfolk, Va. Died- March 12, 1967.
Cockey , Edward Augustus (1933)  -Born on March 27, 1913. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Glyndon, MD. Graduated on June 13, 1934.
Cockrell, Monroe Fulkerson (1907)  -Born on December 15, 1884. Matriculated on September 1, 1903 from Dallas, TX. Graduated in 1907. Died on May 29, 1972.
Cockrill, Thomas McFarland (1913)  -Born on September 7, 1890. Matriculated on September 3, 1909 from Platte City, MO. At VMI for 1 year. World War I Record: Captain, Cavalry, U.S. Army.
Cockshaw, Herbert (1911)  -Matriculated on September 26, 1907 froim New York City, NY. Resigned on December 5, 1907. World War I record: American Expeditionary Forces. Served in Russia.
Coe, Fred Eugene (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Coe, Jr, Ross Wallace (1942)  -contact Archives
Cofer, John Issac (1916)  -Born on July 16, 1894. Matriculated on September 4, 1912 from Smithfield, VA. At VMI for 1 year. World War I record: Air Service, (Cadet Flyer). U.S. Army. Died on July 19, 1965.
Cofer, III, John Isaac (1945)  -contact Archives
Coffee, Oakly Evans (1922)  -Matriculated on September 3, 1918 from Missoula, MN. At VMI for 1 year.
Coffeen, Charles Burton (1894)  -Born on January 21, 1872. Matriculated on August 25, 1891 from Homer, IL. Graduated on June 28, 1894. Died on June 11, 1942.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Coffey, Donald Francis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Coffin, Jack Gale (1943)  -contact Archives
Coffin, Paul Wilber (1940)  -contact Archives
Coffman, Franklin W. (1945)  -Died in World War II. Cpl. Franklin W. Coffman, U.S. Marine Corps. Killed in action on Nov. 5, 1944, in the Central Pacific.
Coffroth, Hamilton Janney (1878)  -Born on March 17, 1856. Matriculated on September 5, 1874 from Baltimore, MD. At VMI for 2 years. Died on March 6, 1907.
Cohen, Harold (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cohen, Harold William (1935)  -Born on August 14, 1912. Matriculated on September 7, 1931 from St. Louis, MO. At VMI for 1 year.
Cohen, Haskell (1920)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1916 from Norton, VA. Dropped on September 5, 1916. Died in October, 1950.
Cohen, James Morris (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cohen, Louis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cohen, Melvin (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Cohen, Milton S. (1912)  -Matriculated on October 15, 1909 from Richmond, VA. At VMI for 1 year.
Cohen, Rodney Sneed (1903)  -Born on October 20, 1883. Matriculated on September 2, 1899 from Augusta, GA. At VMI for 2 years. World War I Record: Captain, Ordinance Corps. Later, Personnel Adjt, A.E.F.
Cohen, Rodney Sneed (1933)  -Born on October 16, 1913. Matriculated on September 9, 1929 from Augusta, GA. At VMI for 2 years. Died on April 20, 1973.
Cohen, William F. (1925)  -Matriculated on September 8, 1921 from Pittsburgh, PA. At VMI for 2 weeks.
Cohn, Albert Daniel (1894)  -Born on August 28, 1874. Matriculated on September 4, 1890 from Little Rock, AL. Graduated on June 28, 1894. Died on July 13, 1926.   photo.gif (154 bytes)
Cohoon, Thomas Jones (1919)  -Born on October 10, 1897. Matriculated on September 7, 1915 from Montgomery, AL. At VMI for 5 months. Died on June 26, 1929.
Cohoon, Willis Everett (1924)  -Born on April 8, 1902. Matriculated on September 1, 1919 from Suffolk, VA. At VMI for 1 year, 7 months. Worked as a lawyer and a State Legislator. Died on November 28, 1960.
Coiner, Cyrus Benton (1864)  -Cyrus Benton Coiner, Class of 1864: Born- January 31, 1843. Matriculated from Fishersville, VA, 1860; at VMI for 1 year. Military Record: Drillmaster in Richmond during spring 1861. Enlisted 2 August 1861 for 1 year in Company G, 52nd Virginia. Elected 1st Lt on 1 May 1862. Commanding company when wounded in action (in the head) on 18 May 1864 in Spotsylvania. Returned to duty on July 4. Made Capt 2 December 1864. Commanded regiment early 1865. Escaped before surrender at Appomattox. Paroled at Staunton 15 May 1865. Post War Career: Farmer; Stock raiser. Marriages: 1- Fannie B. Miller. 2. Alice Watson 3- Carrie Smith 4- Maria Carrington Dabney. Died- 8 April 1919; buried at Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church near Fishersville. See below for link to autobiographical document, written in 1913. The original is located in Coiner's Alumni File, VMI Archives.   Web resource
Colbern, William Henry (1916)  -Born on June 26, 1895. Matriculated on September 6, 1913 from Lee's Summit, MO. At VMI for 1 year. World War I Record: First Lieutenant, 15th Infantry, A.E.F., at Tien-Sin, China. Capt. U.S. Army. Army Military attache to Poland and Netherlands, 1938 and 1939. Deputy commander, First U.S. Army-Major General, Retired. Died on April 30, 1959.
Colbert, Coro (1904)  -Matriculated on September 7, 1900 from San Marcos, Texas. Resigned on September 18, 1900.
Colbert, John Gordon (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Colborn, Earl Francis (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Colburn, Albert Edward (1918)  -Born on August 18, 1895. Matriculated on September 12, 1914 from Somersworth, NH. Graduated on May 29, 1918. World War I Record: Second Lieutenant, Infantry, Camp Gordon, U.S. Army.
Colby, Joseph Milton (1926)  -Matriculated on September 6, 1922 from Lake Mills, IA. Dropped on January 24, 1923. Died on October 18, 1974.
Coldiron, Paul Brown (1940)  -contact Archives
Coldren, John Arlington (1922)  -Matriculated on September 4, 1918 from Uniontown, PA. Dropped on September 14, 1918.
Coldwell, Charles William (Not a VMI Cadet)  -contact Archives
Coldwell, Colbert (1912)  -Born on March 5, 1891. Matriculated on September 2, 1908 from El Paso, TX. At VMI for 1 year. Died on October 1, 1965.
Coldwell, Philip (1910)  -Born on April 12, 1889. Matriculated on September 12, 1906 from El Paso, TX. At VMI for 1 year. World War I Record: Major, After returning from the Philippine Islands June, 1919 (unassigned), in command, 3rd Regiment (4,000), 161st Depot Brigade, Camp Grant, and for a short while in command of Camp Grant (35,000). Seriously injured in line of duty at Camp Grant and in Hospital for eight months.
Cole, Carter Anderson (1945)  -contact Archives
Cole, Charles Carter (1938)  -Born on August 7, 1916. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Charlottesville, VA. Graduated on June 12, 1940.
Cole, Enser William (1911)  -Matriculated on September 30, 1907 from Carnegie, PA. Graduated in June, 1911.
Cole, Everett Stuart (1931)  -Matriculated on September 10, 1927 from Fredericksburg, VA. At VMI for 1 year.
Cole, James Edward (1917)  -Born on May 11, 1893. Matriculated on September 4, 1913 from Norfolk, VA. Graduated on May 3, 1917. World War I Record: Captain, 61st Infantry, 5th Division, A.E.F. Received Citation from General Officer for gallantry in both St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne Offensives. Died on January 10, 1953.
Cole, John (1917)  -Born on June 6, 1895. Matriculated on September 5, 1913 from Norfolk, VA. At VMI for 2 years. World War I record: Serving with Army, American Expeditionary Forces. US Marine Corps Died on May 29, 1958.
Cole, John Booth (1938)  -Born on July 11, 1916. Matriculated on September 10, 1934 from Anniston, AL. Graduated on June 15, 1938.
Cole, Joseph Temple (1925)  -Matriculated on September 8, 19