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Name:Frank McFarland Swoope
Affiliation:Class of 1864MS
Biography & Genealogy:Swoope Frank McFarland, Class of 1864-MS: Born- 1839. Matriculated from Staunton, Va. At VMI 1 month. At UVa 1859-61. Military Record: Enlisted March 15, 1862 at Charlottesville for war as Private, Capt J.M. Carrington's Company Virginia Light Artillery (may have been extension of earlier enlistment). In hospital (Richmond)(chronic rheumatism)(March 1862. To Corporal spring 1862. Elected 2nd Lt June 3, 1862. In hospital (Staunton) fall 1862. Applied October 1862 for appointment as ordnance officer. Captured May 10 (or 12), 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House. Held at Ft Delaware, De. Released on oath June 8, 1865. Post War Career: Prospector; Presbyterian minister. Died- ?
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