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Name:Richard Henry Leigh
Affiliation:Class of 1863
Biography & Genealogy:Richard Henry Leigh, Class of 1863: Born- September 30, 1843. Matriculated from Pons Shop, Va. At VMI 9 months. Military Record: Enlisted May 11, 1861 at Jerusalem as Private, Company G, 3rd Virginia. Absent sick (typhoid fever) much of 1862. Captured April 1, 1865 at Five Forks. Held at Point Lookout, Maryland. Released on oath June 14, 1865. Post War Career: Merchant. 5'10 3/4", dark complexion, brown eyes, dark brown hair. Died- Wakefield, Va August 11, 1887.