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Name:Henry Erskine Gay
Affiliation:Class of 1864MS
Biography & Genealogy:Gay Henry Erksine, Class of 1864-MS Born- October 25, 1843. Matriculated from Staunton, Va. At VMI 6 weeks. Military Record: Enlisted April 22, 1862 at Mexico(?) for 2 years as a Private, Capt B.Z. Price's Company Va Light Artillery (Danville Artillery; Capt R.S. Rice's Company; Capt G.W. Wooding's Company; Capt L.M. Shumaker's Company). Transferred August 19, 1862 to Company A, 13th Battalion Va Light Artillery (Capt G.G. Otey's '55 Company; Capt D.N. Walker's Co.) On October 1, 1862 re-enlisted for war. Paroled at Lynchburg April 13, 1865. Brother of Gay, CW,Class of 1864-MS. Post War Career: Farmer. Died- February 26, 1920 at Staunton, Va.
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