Historical Rosters Database
John Wesley TurnerRoster ID 1436
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1863|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Wesley Turner, Class of 1863: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1840. Father- Randall Turner; Mother- Elizabeth Frazier. No information on grandparents. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 3, 1859; Served as Drill Master for Corps of Cadets while stationed in Richmond, Va. in Spring of 1861; Resigned Sept. 3, 1861; Made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1863 on July 2, 1869. Civil War Record- Drill Master, see above. No other service record found, but had resigned from VMI to "continue active service". Died ca. late 1861 of Typhoid Fever.|