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Armistead Alexander BurgessRoster ID 1059
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1862|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Armistead Alexander Burgess, Class of 1862: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 22, 1843 in Culpeper Co. Va. Father- Edward Burgess; Mother- Elizabeth F. Allen. Pat. Grandfather- Alexander Burgess; Pat. Grandmother- Agnes Reid. Mat. Grandfather- Newman Allen; Mat. Grandmother- Mary A. (maiden name unknown) Never married; no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 27, 1860; Graduated Dec. 6, 1861 ranking 12th in a Class of 35. Military Record: Drill master for the Corps of Cadets stationed in Richmond Va. in the Spring of 1861; Enlisted April 1, 1862 at Orange Co. Court House as Private in Co. I, 1st Va. Infantry. Died- May 31, 1862. Killed in action in the Battle of Seven Pines.|