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Name:John Adams Segar
Affiliation:Class of 1863
Biography & Genealogy:John Adams Segar, Class of 1863: Born- November 9, 1843. Matriculated from Norfolk, Va. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: Drill Master, Richmond spring 1861 and then at Norfolk where he was attached to 12th (originally 2nd North Carolina. Enlisted for war March 12, 1862 at Craney Island as Private, Company G, 6th Virginia. Detailed spring 1862 to drill recruits in hospital (Richmond) June 30-August 1, 1862 (gonorrhoea). In hospital October 5, 1862-January 8, 1863 (contusion). Transferred to Company H, 38th Va October 8, 1862. In hospital (Richmond) May 4-June 20, 1864 )(rheumatism). Admitted to hospital in Petersburg April 1, 1865 and captured there April 3. Paroled may 5, 1865. Post War Career: Worked for steamship company, Baltimore, Maryland where he died. Died- January 17, 1918 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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