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Name:Thomas Pollock Devereux
Affiliation:Class of 1866
Biography & Genealogy:Thomas Pollock Devereux, Class of 1866: Born- Nov. 8, 1845. Matriculated from Raleigh, NC. At VMI 2 years, 2 months; repeated 4th Class (freshman) year. Military Record: Enlisted Jan. 11, 1864 at Orange, North Carolina as a Private with Company D, 43d North Carolina; detached as a courier for Brigadier Generals J. Daniel and B. Grimes; in hospital (Raleigh, NC) June, 1864; paroled at Appomattox. Post War Career: Rancher, Lawyer; Prosecuting Attorney in the Wake County, North Carolina Criminal Court; U.S. District Attorney for East District of North Carolina; suggested "First at Bethel, last at Appomattox" as inscription for Confederate Monument in Raleigh, North Carolina. Died- November, 1912.
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