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Edward Branch GoodeRoster ID 1073
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1862|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Edward Branch Goode, Class of 1862. (on left in photo; the other cadet is his cousin Waller Massie Boyd, Class of 1863 ). Genealogy: Born- Nov. 8, 1839 in Wheatland, Mecklenburg Co. 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- Lucy T. Walkins of Granville Co., N.C. on Jan. 25, 1865. Children- 1- George Baskerville Goode. 2- Lucy Watkins Goode, who married Thomas W. Taylor. 3- Sarah Belle Goode, who married C.H. Pearson. 4- Henrietta Boyd Goode, who married J. E. Alston. 5- Edward Branch Goode, who married Alice Hoyt. 6- Joel Watkins Goode, who married Mary Gilmore. 7- Mary Hamilton Goode, who married Dr. William A. Carringan. 8- Judith Graham who married Dr. W.W. Garner. 9- Juliet Virginia Goode, who married W.H. Jefferys. 10- Walter Massie Goode. 11- William Osborne Goode. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 17, 1858; Left ca. July, 1861; Made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1862 on July 2, 1869. Military Record: Drill Master for VMI Corps of Cadets in Spring of 1861; Appointed 2nd Lieut. of Infantry and Adjutant at Camp Lee July 16, 1861; Assigned to 56th Va. As Adjutant Oct. 14, 1861; left on sick leave (expected to die from typhoid fever) at Russellville, Ky. Feb. 1862; Recovered and made way on foot to Va.; Appointed 1st Lieut., Adjutant of 34th Va. Oct. 14, 1862; received one day leave on Aug. 25, 1863 to accompany some young ladies to Burkesville; Unofficial source says he was wounded in action in Petersburg trenches and at Hatcher's Run. Paroled at Appomattox in 1865. Careers: Planter; mill owner; lawyer; public official. Died- Oct. 15, 1920.|