Historical Rosters Database
George Thomas ShanksRoster ID 2762
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1866|
|Biography & Genealogy:||George Thomas Shanks, Class of 1866: Born- May 19, 1844. Matriculated from Salem, Va. At VMI 7 months over 2 years. Military Record: At VMI May 30-December 29 1863 when went AWOL. Enlisted for war at Salem January 5, 1864 as Private, Capt C.B. Griffin's Company Virginia Light Artillery (Salem Flying Artillery; Capt A. Hupp's Company Virginia Light Artillery) ($50 bounty). Present for duty on all extant rolls. Paroled at Appomattox. Post War Career: Merchant; railroad; farmer. Died- February 13, 1914 in Newport News, Va.|