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Name:Thomas Andrew Stevenson
Affiliation:Class of 1864
Biography & Genealogy:Thomas Andrew Stevenson (known as Andrew), was born in 1841 in Richmond, Virginia, the only son of Thomas Peter Stevenson and Mary Elizabeth Powell. He had three sisters: Mary Ann (b. January 1839), Maria Cullen (b. May 1840), and Elizabeth Duncan (b. 1850). Andrew entered the Virginia Military Institute in September 1860 and was a cadet eyewitness to the events at VMI just prior to and after the beginning of the Civil War. In April 1861, he was assigned as a cadet drillmaster in Richmond, Virginia, helping to prepare the new recruits for service in the Confederate Army; he subsequently joined the 8th Virginia Infantry Regiment. Following the war, he was a teacher and then a lawyer, finally settling in Missouri during the 1870's. He married twice. His date of death is unknown.
Photograph:No digital image available
Additional Online Resources:Thomas A. Stevenson Papers