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John Newstead TabbRoster ID 3027
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1867|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Tabb John Newstead, Class of 1867: Born- February 12, 1845. Matriculated from Gloucester Court House, Va. At VMI 12 months over 2 years. Military Record: At VMI OCotber 18-December 29, 1862. Dismissed for drinking. Reinstated January 29, 1864. Unofficial source says Pvt, 5th Virginia Cavalry. May have been the 'J.H. Tabb" (also as "Jno. H. Tabb") with the unit March 1865. Post War Career: Farmer; miller. VMI man represented Gloucester Company in Virginia House of Delegates 1891-92, 1912, 1920; and Gloucester and Mathews counties 1893-96. On VMI Board of Visitors 1904-06. Captain Virginia Volunteers. Democrat. Episcopal. Died- December 14, 1920.|