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Name:James Francis Eubank
Affiliation:Class of 1867
Biography & Genealogy:James Francis Eubank, Class of 1867: Born- Dec. 17, 1844 in Haleysburg, Lunenburg Co. Va. Father- William Henry Eubank; Mother- Elmira Ann Barnes. Pat. Grandfather- John Eubank; Pat. Grandmother- America Goode. Mat. Grandfather- Francis Barnes of Scotland; Mat. Grandmother- Matlida Ashley of Scotland. Never Married, no children. Matriculated to VMI from Haleysburg, VA. Entered VMI- July 28, 1863; Dismissed Nov. 23. 1863 for excessive demerits. Military Record: Enlisted May 2, 1861 as a Private with Company K, 23d Virginia; captured at First Kernstown; exchanged Aug. 5, 1862; Absent Without Leave (AWOL) on Sep.-Dec., 1862 rolls; unofficial source says he was released from unit July 18, 1863; following his dismissal from VMI, he reenlisted Jan. 20, 1864 at Lunenburg Court House for 3 years as a Private, Company G, 9th Virginia Cavalry; Present for duty through Sep. 30, 1864 (according to records). Post War Career: teacher; bookkeeper; farmer. Died- Nov. 19, 1915 in Blackstone, VA.