Historical Rosters Database
John Thomas MeadRoster ID 2429
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1865|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Thomas Read, Class of 1865: Born- ? Matriculated from Leesburg, Va. At VMI 1 year. Military Career: Enlisted at August 1, 1862 at Oak Shade for 2 years as PRivate, Company G, 2nd Virginia Cavalry. Injured (dislocated shoulder) in fall from horse during battle of Kelly's Ford march 1863. In hospital (Charlottesville). Late 1863-early 1864 rolls show detached at "Camp Cripple." Re-enlisted March 1, 1864 for war. On detached duty summer 1864 with "Informary Cp." Signed parole May 11, 1865. Post War Career: Known to have died in Baltimore, Maryland after 1904. Farmer. Died- ?|