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Name:John Thomas Goode
Affiliation:Class of 1858
Biography & Genealogy:John Thomas Goode, Class of 1858: Genealogy: Born- July 21, 1835 at Boydton, Va. Father- Hon. William O. Goode; Mother- Sarah Massie. Pat. Grandfather- John C. Goode; Pat. Grandmother- Lucy H. Claiborne. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. Thomas Massie; Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Waller. Married- 1st- Sarah R. Buford of Petersburg, Va. in 1857; 2nd- Carrie Sturdivant of Mecklenburg Co. Va. In 1871; 3rd- Bessie Morton of Charlotte Co. Va. In 1876; 4th- Ida R. Jones of Mecklenburg Co. Va. Children- (From 1st marriage) 1- Juliet Virginia Goode, who married Henry G. Daniel. 2- Mary Henrietta Goode, who married Junius Epis. 3- William Osborne Goode. 4- Lila Goode, who married Alfonso Mitchell. 5- Joseph G. Goode. (From 3rd marriage) 6- Bessie Morton Goode. 7- J. Thomas Goode. 8- Margaret Walkins Goode. 9- Carrie S. Goode. 10- Sarah M. Goode. 11- Morton G. Goode. 12- Nancy Goode. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 4, 1854; Resigned Aug. 11, 1855 after being appointed a Lieut. in the U.S. Army. Military Record: Appointed 2nd Lieut. of the 4th U.S. Artillery June 18, 1855; Promoted to 1st Lieut. June 10, 1857; Dismissed July 3, 1861; Appointed Captain in the Provisional Army of the Confederate States July 19, 1861; made Chief of Artillery at Yorktown; Promoted to Major Oct. 3, 1861; promoted to Lt. Col. April, 1862; Appointed Col. Of the 4th Va. Heavy Artillery (which became 34th Va.) May 15, 1862; On Court Martial duty in late 1863; Commanded 2nd Sub District, 6th Military District of South Carolina in late 1863-early 1864; often commanded brigade; recommended for Brig. Gen. Feb. and Oct. 1864; paroled at Appomattox in 1865. Careers: Farmer; Member of Va. Legislature. Died- April 3, 1916 in Chase City, Va. Buried at St. James Church in Boydton, Va.
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