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Robert Dinwiddie GriggRoster ID 938
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1859|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Robert Dinwiddie Grigg, Class of 1859: Genealogy: Born- April 14, 1839 in Petersburg, Va. Father- Dinwiddie Grigg of Dinwiddie Co. Va.; Mother- Clara Smith. No information on grandparents. Married- Frances Prudence Archer. Children- 1- Ann Elizabeth Grigg; 2- Margaret Virginia Grigg; 3- Alexander Whitworth Grigg; 4- Frances Prudence Grigg; 5- Allen Leroy Grigg; 6- Leroy Gilbert Grigg; 7- Lucy Ayres Grigg. VMI Record: Entered VMI- July 21, 1855; Resigned Nov. 19, 1855. Civil War Record: In early 1862 helped organize the "Cockade Cavalry" which became Co. E 13th Va. Cavalry; Resigned from service Sept. 27, 1862 due to bad health. Careers: Farmer; tobacco manufacturer. Died- Feb. 9, 1900 in Dinwiddie Co. Va.|