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Name:Thomas Booker Tredway
Affiliation:Class of 1865
Biography & Genealogy:Thomas Booker Tredway, Class of 1865: Genealogy: Born- Aug. 13, 1844 in Danville, Va. Father- Judge William M. Tredway; Mother- Nancy Jane Millner. Pat. Grandfather- [first name unknown] Tredway; Pat. Grandmother- Pattie Booker. Mat. Grandfather- [first name unknown] Millner; Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Lawson. Never married, no children. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 25, 1862; given 10 furlough May 19, 1862, but did not return; Made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1865 ca. July 1866. Civil War Record: Enlisted April 22, 1861 at Pittsylvania Court House as Private in Co. B of Maj. E. B. Montague's Va. Battalion (which became Co. I 53rd Va. Infantry); promoted to Corporal July 17, 1861; Discharged Dec. 23, 1861 to enter VMI; re-enlisted Aug. 16, 1862 at Falling Creek in Co. I 53rd Va. Infantry; on detached service Jan.-Feb. 1863; promoted to Sergeant March 16, 1863; Mortally wounded in action and captured in Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg July 3, 1863. Died- July 13, 1863 in US Hospital at Gettysburg, PA, from wounds received 10 days earlier.
Photograph:No digital image available
Additional Online Resources:Civil War letter