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Name:George Madison Kent
Affiliation:Class of 1860
Biography & Genealogy:George Madison Kent, Class of 1860: Born- December 6, 1840. Matriculated from Wytheville, Va. At VMI 2 years. Military Record: Enlisted at Wytheville April 17, 1861 for 1 year as Private, Company A, 4th Virginia. Appointed acting Sergeant Major April 29, 1862. On March 31, 1863 Maj Gen S. Jones requested that he be assigned as drill master. Appointed Drill Master and 2nd Lt April 7, 1863. Later on staff of Brig Gen G.C.Wharton. Captured at Waynesboro March 2, 1865. Held at Ft Delaware, De. Released on oath June 17, 1865. Post War Career: Clerk, merchant. Lived in Baltimore, Md. 6'1", fair complexion, brown eyes, dark hair. Died- Bedford County March 25, 1873.
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