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Randolph Coalter FitzhughRoster ID 461
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1856|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Randolph Coalter Fitzhugh, Class of 1856: Genealogy: Born- Dec. 21, 1832, in "Chappawanisic" Stafford Co., Va. Father- William H. Fitzhugh; Mother- Eliza Churchill Darby. Grandparents- unknown. Never Married, no children. Matriculated to VMI from Fredericksburg, VA. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: Enlisted on July 10, 1861 for 1 year as a private, Captain J.G. Pollock's Company of Virginia Light Artillery (Fredericksburg Artillery); enlistment extended for 2 years in March, 1862; absent due to illness much of 1862-63; retired to Invalid Corps on Aug. 15, 1864; back on duty in early 1865; paroled at Appomattox. Post War Career: teacher, farmer, public official, ciivl engineer. Died- July 7, 1902 in Fredericksburg, VA.|