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Name:John Alsop King Nightingale
Affiliation:Class of 1864
Biography & Genealogy:John Alsop King Nightingale, Class of 1864: Born- May 12, 1844. Matriculated from Fernandina, Florida. At VMI 1 year, 5 months. Military Record: Drill Master, Richmond spring 1861. Enlisted July 12, 1862 at Richmond for war as Private, Company A, 1st Virginia Cavalry. Subsequest records show him detailed as courier for Brig Gen (later Maj Gen) F. Lee who called him "intelligent, well educated, and extremely brave and daring." Post War Career: Rice planter. Died- December 25, 1911 Brunswick, Georgia.
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