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Octavius Hambleton CoxRoster ID 453
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1856|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Octavius Hambleton Cox, Class of 1856: Genealogy: Born- Jan. 23, 1835, in Northumberland Co., Va. Father- Dandridge Cox; Mother- Elizabeth Chowning Sydnor. Pat. Grandfather- Peter Cox; Pat. Grandmother- unknown. Mat. Grandparents- unknown. Brother: Theodorick H. Cox, Class of 1863. Married- Cora Cowart; 1st child- Octavia Raitt; 2nd- Dandridge Cox; 3rd- Helen Cox; 4th- Letitia Osmond; 5th- Elizabeth Nicholson. VMI Record-Matriculated on August 5, 1852. At VMI for 1 year. Military Record- Civil War; C.S.A.; Capt., Co. E, 21st Mississippi Infantry. Career: Farmer, Teacher. Died- Oct. 9, 1914, in Washington, D.C.|