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Name:Robert Hart Crump
Affiliation:Class of 1864
Biography & Genealogy:Robert Hart Crump, Class of 1864: Born- May 7, 1846. Matriculated from Fredericksburg, Va. At VMI 1 year, 7 months. Military Record: Left on guard at VMI April 1861. Left school on April 4, 1862. Unofficial source says he spent at least part of the next two years employed in Quartermaster Dept. At Milford March 30, 1864, to enlist for war. Private, Co. C, 1st NC Cavalry. Detailed as courier for Maj. Gen. W. Hampton for rest of war. On list of POWs paroled at Farmville, Va., April 11-21, 1865. Post War Career: Overseer; Merchant; Steamboat clerk. Lived in Vicksburg, Ms. Died- Dec. 29, 1874, and buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Vicksburg, Ms.
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