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Name:John Spraggins Hannah
Affiliation:Class of 1866
Biography & Genealogy:John Spraggins Hannah, Class of 1866. New Market Cadet. Genealogy: Born- Nov. 21, 1845 at Cedar Hill, Charlotte Co. Court House, Va. Father- George Cunningham Hannah; Mother- Ann Eliza Hannah. Pat. Grandfather- George Hannah; Pat. Grandmother- Lucy Morton. Mat. Grandfather- Dr. John D. Spraggins; Mat. Grandmother- Almira [maiden name unknown]. Married- Annie Carrington in 1884. Children- 1- Elizabeth Hannah; 2- Miles Carrington Hannah. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 1, 1863; Resigned Feb. 18, 1865 to join the C.S.A; Made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1866 on July 2, 1867. Civil War Record: Private in Co. D of the VMI Corps of Cadets during the Battle of New Market, but detailed to the artillery section; Elected 2nd Lieut. Co B. 8th Confederate States Battalion (2nd Foreign Legion, 2nd Foreign Battalion) Dec. 26, 1864 at Florence, SC.; Battalion Adjutant; Captured April 12, 1865 at Salisbury, NC. Held at Camp Chase, OH; Released in oath June 14, 1865. Careers: Grain Merchant in Chicago, IL. Died- July 1, 1901.
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