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Name:Benjamin Bernis Brown
Affiliation:Class of 1864
Biography & Genealogy: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 (Albemarle 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.
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