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Name:James Chapman Boggs
Affiliation:Class of 1867
Biography & Genealogy:James Chapman Boggs, Class of 1867: Born- February 18, 1846. Matriculated from Franklin, WVa. At VMI 2 and 1/2 months. Military Record: Enlisted May 26, 1861, at Grafton, Va., for 1 year as a Private, Co. F, 25th Va. Captured at Richmond Mountain. Paroled at Beverly, Va. on July 17, 1861. Company became Co. F, 62nd Va. Mounted Infantry. Discharged April 15, 1863, to attend VMI. Enlisted June 12, 1863, as Private, Co. E, 18th Va. Cavalry. On list of POWs paroled at New Creek, WVa. on April 30, 1865. Post War Career: Clerk; merchant. Died- January 11, 1908, in Marlington, WVa. Brother of Boggs, WH '67.
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