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John Howard EstesRoster ID 267
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1849|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Howard Estes, Class of 1849: Genealogy: Born- ca. 1830. Father- Christopher Tompkins Estes; Mother- Jane Howard. Pat. Grandparents- unknown. Mat. Grandfather- William Howard; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married: Nannie Elizabeth Perkins; 1st child- Lucie Estes; 2nd- Garland Estes; 3rd- Willie Estes; 4th- John Estes; 5th- Harry Estes; 6th- Oscar Estes. Matriculated to VMI from Lovingston, VA. At VMI 3 years. Military Record: Appointed 2d Lieutenant, Company K, 26th Virginia on Aug. 6, 1861; Re-elected May 13, 1862; detailed to build brigade hospital January-April 1863; Wounded in Action June 3, 1864; 1st Lieutenant at Appomattox. Post War Career: Merchant. Died- June 8, 1896 in Danville, VA.|