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Name:James Knox Read
Affiliation:Class of 1861
Biography & Genealogy:James Knox, Class of 1861: Born- 1841. Matriculated from Lynchburg, Va. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Resigned from VMI because of bad health. Probably the man who enlisted at Lynchbubrg May 10, 1861 as Private, Capt J.J. Shoemaker's Cavalry Virginia Horse Artillery (Beauregard Rifles; Lynchburg Beauregards; Beauregards Artillery; Capt M.N. Moorman's Company. Sergeant. Absent without leave 8 days August 1861 ($10 fine). In hospital Lynchburg August 1861 (Vulnus Sclopeticum). Died- August 1862.
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