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Name:Algernon Stith Cousins
Affiliation:Class of 1857
Biography & Genealogy:Algernon Stith Cousins, Class of 1857: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 10, 1836 in Dinwiddie Co. Va. Father- William Henry Cousins who fought in the War of 1812; Mother- Martha Robinson. Pat. Grandfather- Henry Cousins; Pat. Grandmother- Margaret [maiden name unknown]. Mat. Grandfather- [First name unknown] Robinson; Mat. Grandmother- [First name unknown] Thompson. Never Married, No children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Feb. 14, 1853; Resigned Sept. 13, 1855 (Deficient in Math) Went on to the University of Virginia after leaving VMI. Civil War Service: Enlisted May 27, 1861 as Private in Co. D. 5th Va. Cavalry which later became Co. B. of 16th Va. Cavalry Battalion and then Co. B of the 13th Va. Cavalry. Discharged from 13th Va. Cavalry Sept. 25, 1862 to take position of Assistant Surgeon at various Richmond Hospitals. Careers: Physician and Surgeon before, during and after the Civil War. Died- ca. 1885 in Chesterfield Co. Va.
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