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Name:Louis Loeferick Marks
Affiliation:Class of 1858
Biography & Genealogy:Louis Loeferick Marks, Class of 1858: Born- May 13, 1837 at Petersburg, Va. Father- Grandeson Field Marks; Mother- Sallie Tanner Bevill [or Birwill]. Pat. Grandfather- William Marks; Pat. Grandmother- Martha Birchett. Mat. Grandfather- Stratton Bevill [or Birwill]; Mat. Grandmother- unknown. Married- Ann Elizabeth Southall, daughter of William D. Southall of Mannboro, Amelia Co. Va. No children. Entered VMI- Sept. 25, 1854; Graduated July 5, 1858 standing 3 in a class of 19. Civil War Service- Enlisted Apr. 19, 1861 as 1st Lieut. in Co. C of the 12th Va. Regiment; Appointed Adjutant Jun. 18, 1861; Returned to company at own request May 18, 1862 and was made Captain Aug. 4, 1862; Wounded in Action at the Second Battle of Manassas Aug. 30, 1862 and in hospital until Jun. 1863; Appointed Captain, Asst. Quarter Master Jun. 18, 1863; Resigned as Captain Jun. 26, 1863 due to continued problems with wounds; Served in Petersburg as tax-in-kind officer for the 4th Va. Congressional Dist. for the rest of the War; Paroled at Greensboro NC May 1, 1865. Careers- Merchant; Businessman engaged in Coal and Lumber business. Died- Jan. 30, 1910 in Petersburg, Va.
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