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Elisha Grigsby MohlerRoster ID 1094
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1862|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Elisha Grigsby Mohler, Class of 1862: Genealogy: Born- Nov. 18, 1838 in Augusta Co. Va. Father- Col. Jacob Mohler; Mother- Francis Jane Grigsby. Pat. Grandfather- John Mohler; Pat. Grandmother- Magdalene Rhinehert. Mat. Grandfather- Elisha Grigsby; Mat. Grandmother- Elizabeth Porter. Married- Loula Louise Goodman, daughter of Duke W. Goodman of Mobile, Ala. on May 25, 1864. Children- 1- Carrie Lee Mohler; 2- Bessie Long Mohler; 3- Duke Goodman Mohler; 4- Ruby Bell Mohler; 5- Loulie Mohler; 6- Eugene Williams Mohler; 7- Elisha Grigsby Porter Mohler; 8- David Lyell Mohler; 9- John Trimble Mohler; 10- Maggie Genieve Mohler; 11- James Allen Mohler; 12- Jacob Ernest Mohler. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 3, 1858; Graduated Dec. 6, 1861 standing 19 in a class of 35. Military Record: Drill Master for VMI Corps of Cadets stationed in Richmond, Va. spring of 1861; Appointed 2nd Lieut. of Infantry and assigned to duty with Confederate States prisons on July 16, 1861; Ordered to report to Maj. Gen. E. Van Dorn on May 16, 1862; Assigned as Quarter Master to staff of Maj. Gen. D. H. Maury; Appointed Major on March 17, 1865. Careers: Cotton planter. Died- Aug. 20, 1916 in Gulfport, Miss.|