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Details for Roster ID 28

Name:John Sterling Swann
Affiliation:Class of 1842
Biography & Genealogy:John Sterling Swann. Class of 1842. Genealogy: Born ca. 1822; Parents- Richard Swann & {first name unknown} Belt; grandparents-no information. Never married. VMI record: Entered VMI on Dec. 9, 1839 from Powhatan Co., VA, listing his guardian as Benjamin L. Belt; resigned Jan. 18, 1841 to take effect Jan. 21; no reason given. Military record: Civil War-Captain; served in 22nd Virginia Infantry Regiment, 59th VA, & 26th Virginia Battalion; wounded in action (head) at Gardner's Farm, May 1864; captured at Winchester September 1864 & held at Ft. Delaware; released 17 June 1865. Career: lawyer. Died Dec. 5, 1903, Charleston, WV; buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Charleston.
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