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Robert Pleasants NixonRoster ID 2524
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1865|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Robert Pleasants Nixon, Class of 1865: Born- July 8, 1842. Matriculated from Buckingham County, Va. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Enlisted at Richmond July 16, 1862 for 6 months as Private, Company B, 25th Virginia Battalion (Richmond City Battalion Local Defense Troops). Re-enlisted for war January 1, 1863. To Corporal. Appointed 1st Sergeant April 4, 1863. To 2nd Lieutenant August 10, 1863. In hospital (diarrhea) August 1864. January-February 1865 roll shows present in arrest. On undated list of POWs paroled at Farmville April 11-21, 1865. Post War Career: Farmer; stockraiser. Died- Rome, Georgia July 4, 1891.|