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Name:Robert Gardner McCance
Affiliation:Class of 1866
Biography & Genealogy:Robert Gardner McCance, Class of 1866: Genealogy: Born- Sept. 20, 1845 in Richmond, Va. Father- Thomas William McCance; Mother- Emmeline Gardner. Grandparents- unknown. Never married; no children-. VMI Record: Entered VMI- May 31, 1861; Resigned July 4, 1863; Made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1866 on July 2, 1869. Military Record: Unofficial source says he joined Co. A, 13th Battalion Va. Light Artillery (Capt. G. G. Otey's Battery) as a Private and was killed in action near Petersburg, Va. No official record of service found. Died- Aug. 27, 1864.
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