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Name:Archibald Magill Fauntleroy
Affiliation:Class of 1857
Biography & Genealogy:Archibald Magill Fauntleroy, Class of 1857: Genealogy: Born- July 8, 1836, in Warrenton, Va. Father- Thomas Turner Fauntleroy; Mother- Ann Magill. Pat. Grandfather- Joseph Fauntleroy; Pat. Grandmother- Elizabeth (nee') Fauntleroy. Mat. Grandfather- Col. Charles Magill; Mat. Grandmother- Mary Buckner. Married- Sally Conrad; 1st child- Robert Fauntleroy; 2nd- Ann Fauntleroy; 3rd- Powell Fauntleroy; 4th- Thomas Fauntleroy; 5th- Betty Fauntleroy; 6th- Sally Fauntleroy; 7th- Archibald Fauntleroy; 8th- Charles Fauntleroy; 9th- Kate Fauntleroy; 10th- Louise Fauntleroy. Matriculated to VMI from Warren, VA. At VMI 4 years. Pre War Career: At the University of Virginia 1858-59; received his medical degree from University of Pennsylvania in 1860. Military Record: Appointed assistant surgeon, US Army on June 23, 1860; resigned effective May 9, 1861; appointed surgen for the Confederate States Army on June 27, 1861; reclassified as Assistant Surgeon on Nov. 9, 1861 (Date of rank March 16); on duty late 1861-early 1862 with 6th Virginia Cavalry; assigned 1861-63 as surgeon in hospitals in Culpepper, Lynchburg, and Danville, VA; medical director, Department of North Carolina August 1863-July 1864; in charge of General Hospital in Staunton from July 1864-April 1865. Post War Career: Superintendent, Western Virginia Hospital for the Insane; authored several medical studies. Died- June 19, 1886 in Staunton, VA.