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Name:Henry Cargill Cox
Affiliation:Class of 1859
Biography & Genealogy:Henry Cargill Cox, Class of 1859: Born- Feb. 8, 1838. Matriculated from Petersburg, Va. AT VMI 1 year and 1 month. Military Record: Enlisted March 22, 1862, at Petersburg, Va., for 1 year as Private, Co. B, 12th Va. Enlistment extended for 3 years or war on March 22, 1862. Absent sick Nov. 1862-Feb. 1863. Court martialed Dec. 1863, and lost 3 months pay. U.S. records list as "deserter", but appears to have been captured on Bermuda Hundred Lines, on April 5, 1865. Post War Career: Clerk; Farmer. Died- June 13, 1909, in Chesterfield Co., Va.
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