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James Winchester BreedloveRoster ID 1272
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1863|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Winchester Breedlove, Class of 1863: Born- June 23, 1843. Matriculated from Pass Christian, Ms. At VMI 3 years, 4 months. Military Record: Drillmaster, Richmond, Spring 1861. May have served briefly with Co. H, 27th Virginia Infantry, but no official record found. Dismissed from VMI early in 1863 for excess demerits. Identification speculative, but may have been the James W. Breedlove who enlisted for war at Mobile, Al., on May 28, 1863, as a Pvt, Capt. C. A. Green's Co., La. Artillery. Took oath in Richmond on April 24, 1865. Post War Career: Civil Engineer. Died- May 5, 1889, in Houston, Tx.|