Historical Rosters Database
John McMahonRoster ID 2958
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1867|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John McMahon Jr., Class of 1867: Born- 1845. Matriculated from Covington, Va. At VMI 4 1/2 months. Military Record: Probably the "McMahan" who enlisted at Richmond April 21, 1861 for 1 year as Private, Company C, 1st Va. To hospital (Danville) January 9, 1862 (rheumatism). Absent without leave April 1862. Discharged per Secretary of War August 5, 1862. At VMI July 29-December 12, 1863. Twice ran off to army and sent back. Unofficial source says VMI man in Signal Corps. No official record of such service found. Post War Career: Merchant. Died- Lynchburg May 24, 1886.|