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Name:Levin W. Mears
Affiliation:Class of 1859
Biography & Genealogy:Levin W. Mears, Class of 1859 (graduated 25 out of 29): Born- ? Matriculated from Hampton, Va. At VMI 3 years. Military Record: Teacher ("of military science"). Lt, Provisional Army Of Virginia. Attached to 16th Virginia May 12 - December 1, 1861 as Drill Master. Enlisted Decembber 1, 1861 at Camp Lee as Private, Company BB, 3rd Va Cavalry. Applied for commission Febbruary 1862. Died- July 19, 1862 of typhoid fever in Richmond. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery there.
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