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Name:Valentine Cook Saunders
Affiliation:Class of 1842
Biography & Genealogy:Valentine Cook Saunders. Class of 1842. Genealogy: Born Nov. 15, 1820, Leesburg, VA; Parents- Everitt Saunders and Susan Bashaw, of Leesburg; Paternal grandparents- Henry Saunders & Patience Oxley; Maternal grandparents-Elijah Bashaw and Catherine Button. Marriage-never married. VMI record: Entered VMI Nov. 11, 1839 & graduated July 4, 1842, standing 12th of 16 graduates. Military record: none. Career: teacher; taught in Louisiana, at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, VA, and was tutor to his brother Henry's sons. He lived with his brother until his death on Dec. 21, 1894, Leesburg, VA.
Photograph:No digital image available
Additional Online Resources:View cadet letter, 1839