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James Risque HutterRoster ID 747
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1860|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Risque Hutter, Class of 1860: Genealogy: Born- Oct. 22, 1841 in Lynchburg, Va. Father- George Christian Hutter (U. S. Army officer); Mother- Harriet James Risque. Pat. Grandfather- Christian Jacob Hutter; Pat. Grandmother- Maria Huber. Mat. Grandfather- Maj. James B. Risque; Mat. Grandmother- Adeline Hennerly. Married- On Oct. 30, 1877 to Charlotte (Lottie) Stanard Hutter (his cousin), daughter of Edward Sixtus Hutter and Emma Williams Cobbs both of Poplar Forest, Bedford Co. Va. Children- 1- James Risque Hutter; 2- Ferdinand Lee Hutter; 3- Imogen Gordon Hutter, who married Herbert Carson; 4- Horace Heywood Hutter; 5- James Seawood Hutter; 6- Earl Van Dom Hutter. VMI Record: Entered VMI- Aug. 19, 1856; Graduated July 4, 1860 standing 15th in a class of 41. Also graduated from University of Va. Military Record: Served as Cadet Captain for the VMI Corps of Cadets in attendance of the execution of John Brown in 1859; Enlisted for war service on May 15, 1861 as Captain of Co. H, 11th Va. Infantry; sick at home in late 1861; wounded in action and captured at Gettysburg July 3, 1863; held at Johnson's Island, OH; exchanged in Feb. or March, 1865 (while in prison, he has been promoted from Captain to Major on Sept. 23, 1863); captured again at Dinwiddie Court House April 1, 1865; held at Johnson's Island until he was released on oath July 25, 1865. Careers: Farmer; surveyor Died: June 15, 1923. Other: Brother of Edward Sixtus Hutter, Class of 1859.|