Historical Rosters Database
James Thomas ToshRoster ID 790
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1860|
|Biography & Genealogy:||James Thomas Tosh, Class of 1860: Born- May 16, 1838, Roanoke, Va. Guardian- Thomas Tosh (unsure of relation to James). No further information on parents or grandparents. Married- Ida Ragland, daughter of Reuben Ragland of Petersburg, Va. Children-1- Mrs. George W. Woodworth; 2- Mrs. J.T. Baldwin; 3- Mrs. R.C. Shuman; 4- Mary I. Tosh; 5- Charles W. Tosh; 6- Andrew L. Tosh; 7- James T. Tosh; 8- Thomas Lewis Tosh. Entered VMI- July 16, 1856; Graduated-July 4, 1860; Stood 25 in class of 41. Civil War Service- 1st Lieut. on staff of Brig. Gen. Robert E. Colston and later A.A.Gen to Colston. Post War Career- Tobacconist. Died- April 7, 1894 (Killed along with several others in an explosion at a fireworks factory).|