Historical Rosters Database
George Smith PattonRoster ID 314
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1852|
|Biography & Genealogy:||George Smith Patton. Born June 26, 1833, Fredericksburg, VA; graduate, VMI Class of 1852, standing 2nd in a class of 24; after graduation studied law and practiced in Charleston (WVA); married Susan Thornton Glassell; during the Civil War, was commander of the 22nd Virginia Infantry Regiment; killed at the Battle of Winchester in September 1864. Grandfather of Gen. George S. Patton, Jr. of World War II fame. (VMI Class of 1907).|
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