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Name:Francis Jack Manning
Affiliation:Class of 1867
Biography & Genealogy:Francis Jack Manning, Class of 1867: Born- October 29, 1848. Matriculated from Jefferson COunty (West Virginia). At VMI 4 months over 2 years (entered as a 5th year freshman). Military Record: Unofficial sources say tried to join 12th Virginia Cavalry 1862 or 1863 but because of age sent to VMI. Cadet May 4 - October 26, 1863. Left VMI. Enlisted as Private, Company B, 12th Va Cavalry. Absent without leave march 1864. Unofficial sources say wounded in action (breast) August 23, 1864 at Ream's Station. Paroled May 13, 1865 at Charles Town, West Virginia. Post War Career: Farmer; horse breeder. Died- October 25, 1906. Buried Zion Episcopal Cemetery, Charles Town, West Virginia.
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