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Wesley Peyton GriggRoster ID 1303
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1863|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Grigg Wesley Peyton, Class of 1863: Born- October 18, 1846. Matriculated from Petersburg, Va. At VMI 2 years (entered as a junior). Military Record: With Corps in McDowell Campaign. Enlisted for war march 13, 1864 at Petersburg as Private, Company B, 12th Battalion Va Light Artillery (Capt S.T. Martin's Company Va Light Artillery). "Bounty due being under age (18)." To Sergeant May 1, 1864. Paroled in Richmond April 1865. Post War Career: Entered UVA September 1865 and died while student there. Died: October 12, 1865. Unofficial source says death caused by disease contracted in service.|