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Name:Albert Harrison Pettigrew
Affiliation:Class of 1864
Biography & Genealogy:Albert Harrison Pettigrew, Class of 1864: Born- Novemnber 1, 1840. Matriculated from Lynchbubrg, Va. At VMI 1 year, 4 months. At Emory & Henry 1855-56. Military Record: Drill Master, Richmond spring 1861. Entered service September 10, 1862 at Lynchburg for war with unit that became Company C, 39th Battalion Virginia Cavalry. Elected 1st Lt (date of rank March 9, 1863). Absent sick late 1864. Unofficial source says Wounded in Action and captured but gives no details. Post War Career: Merchant; tobacconist; public official. Mayor, Lyncburg 1882-84. Lived in Botetourt County. Died- 1891 in Bedford County.
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