Historical Rosters Database
James Gardner PaxtonRoster ID 142
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1843|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Gardner Paxton, Class of 1843. b. 1821, Rockbridge Co., VA; d. 1870 in C&O railroad accident; Parents- Elisha Paxton & Margaret McNutt of Rockbridge Co.; non-graduate; Civil War--Major, Quartermaster's Dept., CSA; lawyer; married Ann M. White of Lexington, VA, 1846 Nov. 26. Member VMI Board of Visitors, 1845-1846; member VA House of Delegates & Senate.|