Historical Rosters Database
John Francis NeffRoster ID 691
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1858|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Francis Neff, Class of 1858 (graduated 4 out of 19): Born- September 5, 1834. Matriculated from Mt Jackson, Va. At VMI 4 years. Studied law in Lexington after VMI. Lived in Baton Rouge, La and Mempshis Tn. Military Record: Unofficial source says returned to Virginia 1861 and served as Drill Master. Became Lieutenant and Adjutant 33rd Va. Elected Colonel of regiment spring 1862 (appointment dated April 22). Placed under arrest summer 1862. Released just prior ro Second Manassas Campaign. Killed in action in that battle. Died- August 28, 1862 in Second Manassas|