Historical Rosters Database
Thomas Benjamin AmissRoster ID 6
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1860|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Thomas Benjamin Amiss, Class of 1860. Genealogy: Born- July 4, 1839 in Amissville, Rappahannock Co. Virginia. Father- Elijah Amiss; Mother- Eliza Leavell; Paternal Grandfather- John Amiss; Pat. Grandmother- Mildred [maiden name unknown]; Mat. Grandparents unknown; Married- Mary Elizabeth Miller of Slate Mills Rappahannock Co. VA. Children- 1- Thomas Jackson Amiss; 2- Frederick Taylor Amiss; 3- Mrs. J.B. Martin [given name unknown]. VMI Record: Entered VMI Sept. 15, 1855; left after three years, did not graduate. Entered University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1858. Civil War Service: Co. B. 6th Virginia Cavalry; Asst. Surgeon; Surgeon of 31st Georgia Infantry; Asst. Surgeon Co. A 13th Battalion North Carolina Light Artillery. Post War Career: Surgeon of Rosser-Gibbons Camp UCV Camp No. 1561 in Luray Co. Va. Died- Nov. 9, 1913 in Luray. Note regarding information available elsewhere: The Virginia Tech Archives (Blacksburg, VA) has extensive information regarding the Amiss/Leavell families.|