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Details for Roster ID 11666

Name:Richard Staples
Affiliation:Faculty or Staff
Biography & Genealogy:Richard Staples, VMI Musician (kettle drummer, New Market Staff). One of 3 musicians who accompanied the Corps at the Battle of New Market. After the war he returned to VMI but left during the 1866-1867 academic year. Little is known of him except that he died in Washington, DC about 1875; believed to have been unmarried.
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