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Corps of Cadets, Virginia Military Institute      
Company Unknown
patrick henry dutton - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  kristie mills
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Date Added:  10/8/2010
Company Unknown
Alphesus Henry Hawkins - Unknown   
My 2nd Great Uncle, Alpheus Henry Hawkins bravely served in the 4th. Virginia Heavy Artillery which was reorganized into the 34th.Virginia Infantry Regiment. It appears that he had several assignments, one being in the Ambulance Corp's. I do not yet have his service records. He was born in Lewiston area of Lunenburg County, Virginia in 1835. He was severely wounded and died in 1895 from previous wound complications.
Contact Name:  Carlton Jerry Dunford
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Date Added:  4/7/2017
Company A
Jefferson Andrew Brown - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Sandy Robins
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Date Added:  11/19/2009
Company A
major pendleton dutton - Private   
if anyone is looking for info or relatives for major dutton, please contact me.
Contact Name:  kristie mills
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Date Added:  10/8/2010
Company A
James H. Waddle - Private   
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Contact Name:  kathryn
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Date Added:  7/6/2011
Company B
Charles Edward Colley - Private   
Born 17 Jun3 1845, died 13 July 1910. Born near Chase City, Virginia, son of Charles Parish Colley and Ann W. Almond Colley.
Contact Name:  Marshall Styles
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Date Added:  5/14/2006
Company B
Green W. Thompson - Unknown   
Died 16 March 1865, while home on sick furlough, from disease contracted in the army.
Contact Name:  Tim Blue
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Date Added:  3/3/2013
Company B
Patrick Alexander Tunstall - 4th Sergeant   
I've been doing some research in the Tunstall family album and have found that four Tunstall brothers fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War.Luckily their regimental information was recorded.Patrick was the third oldest of the four brothers and was wounded near Petersburg on or before Oct.14th 1864.He lost the lower portion of his right leg but survived the war.
Contact Name:  Shea Tunstall Wood
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Date Added:  1/8/2011
Company C
William Anderson Ballowe - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Vicki Ballowe
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Date Added:  7/18/2004
Company C
Solomon Perry - Unknown   
Name: Solomon Perry
Company: C
Unit: 34 Batt'n Virginia Cavalry.
Rank - Induction: Private
Rank - Discharge: Private
Allegiance: Confederate

Source Information:
United States National Archives. Civil War Compiled Military Service Records [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-.

Contact Name:  RJ Rash
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Date Added:  1/9/2009
Company C
Thomas A. Tibbs - 1st Lieutenant   
Join as private in the 4th Virginia Heavy Artillery which transformed into the 34th Virginia Infantry in May 1864. He was promoted to first lieutenant of Company C in June 1864. His last battle was fought on his father's farm at Appomattox, Virginia, on April 9th, 1865.
Contact Name:  Joel Shockley
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Date Added:  2/11/2018
Company D
Isaac G. Davis - Private   
Isaac G. Davis died Oct. 13, 1862 at a hospital at Adams Run, SC
Contact Name:  Anthony Lawson
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Date Added:  12/26/2012
Company D
Lindsay Estes - Private   
Enlisted 8/7/1863. Captured 6/15/1864 at Petersburg. Died 12/23/1864 at Elmira POW Camp from bronchitis.
Contact Name:  James May
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Date Added:  1/24/2008
Company D
Brasil P. Lawson - Private   
Brasil P. Lawson also known as: Braziel, Brazeel, Bazaleel

Enlisted 4/11/62 in Yorktown, VA at the age of 20, and was paid $50. Part of the Greene County 'Rough and Readies'
Sick Sept.-Dec. 1862
Present Jan.-June 1863
Sick July-August 1863
Present Sept.-Dec. 1863
Furlough....rejoined Company March 25 1864
Signed parole of honor June 26 1865 in Stanardsville, VA
Was present through the siege of Petersburg, Battle of the Crater

Contact Name:  Scott Lawson
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Date Added:  5/16/2015
Company D
James Sanford Marshall - Private   
Born in Albermarle County, VA ~ 1828, enlisted at Stanardsville in Greene County, VA 20 May 1862 for 3 years. Researching if he was mustered out at Appomattox.
Contact Name:  Steve Gardner
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Contact Homepage:  nomadnurses
Date Added:  9/22/2014
Company D
Glendening Hughes Rosser - Private   
1st Cousin (Paternal).
Enlisted as a Private in Company D, 4th Regiment Virginia Heavy Artillery on 19 September 1863.
Transferred as a Private in Company D, 34th Regiment Virginia Infantry on March/April 1864.
Paroled at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, 9 April 1865.
Source: American Civil War Soldiers.
www.ancestry.com
Source: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers from Virginia Units.
www.fold3.com
Contact Name:  Ron Saunders
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Contact Homepage:  http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=rant58&id=I2627
Date Added:  9/7/2013
Company D
Milton D.L. Runkle - 2nd Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Tom Norvelle
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Date Added:  8/16/2012
Company E
Jesse T. Owen - Private   
Born 10 May 1840 in Bedford County, Virginia. Enlisted on 16 Feb 1862 as a Private. On 16 Jun 1864, he suffered a gunshot wound to the face, entering the right side of his nose and exiting immediately in front of the left ear, during the prelude battle for Petersburg. Captured by the Union Army near Farmville on 6 Apr 1865. Released as a prisoner of war at Newport News on 15 Jun 1865; mustered out of the Confederate States Army, and signed oath of allegiance to the United States of America on the same date. Died 16 Mar 1904 and buried in Fairviw Cemetery, Buchanan, Virginia.
Contact Name:  Steven D. Owen
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Date Added:  8/17/2012
Company E
Robert Benjamin Owen - Corporal   
Born 10 Feb 1844 in Bedford County, Virginia. Enlisted in Gloucester County on 16 Feb 1862 as a Private. Promoted to Color Corporal Jun 1863. Wounded and paroled at Appomattox on 9 Apr 1865. Entered Lee Camp Soldiers Home 5 Dec 1919. Died in 24 Aug 1928 and buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia. Nephew of Jesse T. Owen (same unit).
Contact Name:  Steven D. Owen
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Date Added:  8/17/2012
Company E
John D. Vasser - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Schneider
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Date Added:  5/23/2005
Company F
John W Dunkley - Private   
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Contact Name:  Allen Glanville
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Contact Homepage:  Aglanville940@gmail.com
Date Added:  10/9/2018
Company F
Charles Henry Hackney - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Cindy Fisher
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Date Added:  12/2/2015
Company F
John Severn Price - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Joseph T Powell
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Date Added:  1/25/2014
Company F
James Monroe Spencer - Private   
James enlisted in Edmondson's Halifax Heavy Artillery, along with his brother's, Robert P. and Littleton E. Spencer on March 14, 1862, Halifax Court House, He served on Gloucester Point until the Federal attack caused that position to be evacuated. The regiment moved to Chaffin's Bluff, on the James River, south of Richmond, where they were designated “Company F, 4th Regiment Virginia Heavy Artillery” and assigned to the command of General Henry Wise. The mission was to help defend Richmond. In April 1863 the regiment marched to Williamsburg and participated in an engagement at that city. In September 1863, the Regiment was sent to Charleston, SC. The name of the Regiment was changed on March 8, 1864 to the '34th Regiment Virginia Infantry.' On May 3, 1864, they were ordered back to Virginia; and on May 20th, they saw action in the battle of Clay's Farm. The regiment was then was moved to the Petersburg trenches. On July 30, 1864, the earth exploded a few hundred yards from their trenches and the famous 'Battle of the Crater' began. The Regiment remained in the trenches until April 1865, when they were sent to defend the Five Forks area and participated in the Battle of White of White Oak Road. The 34th then retreated with General Lee to Appomattox and fought in numerous skirmishes along the way including the battle of Saylor’s Creek. Before Lee surrendered, James participated in the final charge of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865 and was paroled later that day.
Contact Name:  C. Michael Glass
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Date Added:  10/8/2007
Company F
Littleton E. Spencer - Private   
Littleton enlisted in Edmondson's Halifax Heavy Artillery along with his brother's, Robert P. and James M. Spencer on March 14, 1862, at Halifax Court House. Littleton served on Gloucester Point until the Federal attack caused that position to be evacuated. The regiment moved to Chaffin's Bluff, on the James River, south of Richmond, where they were designated “Company F, 4th Regiment Virginia Heavy Artillery” and assigned to the command of General Henry Wise. The mission was to help defend Richmond. In April 1863 the regiment marched to Williamsburg and participated in an engagement at that city. In September 1863, the Regiment was sent to Charleston, SC. The name of the Regiment was changed on March 8, 1864 to the '34th Regiment Virginia Infantry.' On May 3, 1864, they were ordered back to Virginia; and on May 20th, they saw action in the battle of Clay's Farm. The regiment was then was moved to the Petersburg trenches. On July 30, 1864, the earth exploded a few hundred yards from their trenches and the famous 'Battle of the Crater' began. Littleton was wounded by a mortor shell fragment. The Regiment remained in Petersburg until April 1865, when they were sent to defend the Five Forks area and participated in the Battle of White of White Oak Road. The 34th then retreated with General Lee to Appomattox and fought in numerous skirmishes along the way including the battle of Saylor’s Creek. Before Lee surrendered, Littleton participated in the final charge of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865 and was paroled later that day.
Contact Name:  C. Michael Glass
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Date Added:  10/8/2007
Company F
Robert Penn Spencer - Private   
Robert enlisted in Edmondson's Halifax Heavy Artillery along with his brothers, James and Littleton Spencer on March 14, 1862, Halifax Court House. He served on Gloucester Point until the Federal attack caused that position to be evacuated. The regiment moved to Chaffin's Bluff, on the James River, south of Richmond, where they were designated “Company F, 4th Regiment Virginia Heavy Artillery” and assigned to the command of General Henry Wise. The mission was to help defend Richmond. In April 1863 the regiment marched to Williamsburg and participated in an engagement at that city. In September 1863, the Regiment was sent to Charleston, SC. The name of the Regiment was changed on March 8, 1864 to the '34th Regiment Virginia Infantry.' On May 3, 1864, they were ordered back to Virginia; and on May 20th, they saw action in the battle of Clay's Farm. The regiment was then was moved to the Petersburg trenches. On July 30, 1864, the earth exploded a few hundred yards from their trenches and the famous 'Battle of the Crater' began. The Regiment remained in the trenches until April 1865, when they were sent to defend the Five Forks area and participated in the Battle of White of White Oak Road. The 34th then retreated with General Lee to Appomattox and fought in numerous skirmishes along the way including the battle of Saylor’s Creek. Before Lee surrendered, Robert participated in the final charge of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865 and was paroled later that day.
Contact Name:  C. Michael Glass
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Date Added:  10/8/2007
Company F
George Glover Walthall - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Earl M. Wilson
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Date Added:  5/15/2008
Company Field & Staff
William Graham Claytor - 2nd Lieutenant   
Co. E, 34th Virginia Infantry (National Archives Film M382 roll 11).

Born March 18, 1821 to Robert Mitchell Claytor and Julia Ann Graham in Virginia. Died June 11, 1903 and interred in Longwood Cemetery-Bedford, Virginia.

(1st Cousin 4 times removed)
Contact Name:  Donald Steven Smith
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.mdscv.org/1388/adopt-a-confederate/
Date Added:  4/27/2007
Company Field & Staff
John Bannister Coffee - Corporal   
Born 01/04/1844 in Bedford Co. Virginia to Holcomb L. Coffee (b. about 1807 in Virginia) and Eliza Ann Padgett (b. about 1817 in Bedford Co. Virginia). He married Mary C. Ramsey (b. about 1842 in Bedford Co. Virginia) on 12/04/1865 in Bedford Co. Virginia. There were no known children from this union. John Bannister Coffee died on 10/21/1907 in Lynchburg, Virginia. He died of heart disease at his residence at 416 Polk St., Lynchburg, Virginia. His doctor was W.W. Martin. ----- Film Number M382 roll 11

(1st Cousin 4 times removed)
Contact Name:  Donald Steven Smith
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.mdscv.org/1388/adopt-a-confederate/
Date Added:  3/30/2006
Company G
William Stinnett Carter - Private   
Died in the hospital in Lynchburg in 1864. Don't know if he was wounded or sick. Probably sick, because he seemed to be sick a lot during his service.
Contact Name:  Stephen Schneider
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Date Added:  3/24/2007
Company G
Pleasant Preston Claytor - Private   
Born January 1841 in Bedford Co. Virginia to Alvin Claytor II (b. about 1806 in Virginia) and Locky Leftwich (b. about 1800 in Virginia). His first wife was Elizabeth J. Chilton (b. 12/08/1843 in Bedford County, Virginia) and they married on 11/08/1865 in Bedford County, Virginia. Husband to three wives and Father to 14 children over his lifespan, Pleasant Preston Chilton died in 1926 at Ansted, West Virginia. He is interred in West Lake Cemetery - Ansted, Fayette County, West Virginia. ----- Film Number M382 roll 11

(2nd Great Grandfather)
Contact Name:  Donald Steven Smith
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.mdscv.org/1388/adopt-a-confederate/
Date Added:  3/30/2006
Company G
Pleasant Preston Claytor - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kevin J Bode
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Date Added:  7/18/2004
Company G
Benjamin Franklin Key - Private   
Born in Bedford County, Virginia on 17 Jan 1844. Enlisted in Bedford on 3 Mar 1862. While serving in Company G, 34th Virginia Infantry, he was wounded in action on 29 Mar 1865 at Hatcher's Run near Petersburg, Virginia, as the Confederate Army retreated from Petersburg. He was sent to Farmville Hospital on 2 Apr 1865. The gunshot wound in his right foot/leg resulted in amputation. He died on 1 May 1925.
Contact Name:  Steven D. Owen
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Date Added:  8/19/2012
Company G
John Quarles Leftwich - Private   
Born about 1823 in Bedford Co. Virginia to Jabez Leftwich (b. 1792 in Bedford Co. Virginia) and Martha Jones Early (b. 1794 in Giles County, Virginia). John Quarles Leftwich married Mildred Ann Fischer in January 1844 in Bedford Co. Virginia. They had three children. The youngest was born in 1853. His date of death and final resting place are as yet unknown to me. ----- Film Number M382 roll 33

(2nd Cousin 5 times removed)
Contact Name:  Donald Steven Smith
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.mdscv.org/1388/adopt-a-confederate/
Date Added:  3/30/2006
Company H
Robert Arrington - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ellis C. Arrington
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Date Added:  3/27/2008
Company H
James Bowyer - Private   
Captured October 27,1864 at Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg,Virginia. Sent to Point Lookout,Maryland. Paroled and returned to Virginia January, 1865.
Contact Name:  Duane Schultz
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Date Added:  9/17/2010
Company H
James Crawford Burnett - Private   
Detailed as a carpenter rate of pay 2.00
Contact Name:  Kim Wilkoff
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Date Added:  4/8/2008
Company H
James M Carter - Private   
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Contact Name:  B Carter
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Date Added:  3/20/2005
Company H
Littleberry B Carter - Private   
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Contact Name:  B Carter
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Date Added:  3/20/2005
Company H
Daniel Epps - Private   
Daniel was 66 when the war started,he fought all the way through and died in the fall after the surrender.He is my gr,gr,grandfather
Contact Name:  Terrence Donohue
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Date Added:  11/15/2010
Company H
Nathan C Luck - Captain   
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Contact Name:  David S. Hobart
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Date Added:  6/10/2011
Company H
William W. Preas - Private   
Enlisted on August 12, 1862 at Staunton, 4th Regiment, Virginia Heavy Artillery, Co. H - was often detailed as a carpenter or wheelwright. Was wounded on May 20, 1864 at Clay''s Farm. Surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA, April 9, 1865. 34th Regiment, Virginia Infantry, Co. H - (Wise''s Brigade) - Organized at Buford''s Depot on June 1861, as Heavy Artillery: left for war in August 1861: mustered into service at Lynchburg: was known as ''Whorton''s Battery''. With more than 100 men it went from Staunton to Gloucester Point. After evacuation of Yorktown in May 1862, it ceased to be artillery, temporarily attached to Rode''s Brigade, took part in the Battle of Seven Pines, was known as ''Otey''s Battalion''. Went into that battle with 60 men, charged a battery, and came out with only 30 men, killing Captain Otey. After this, it was made Company H of the 34th Regm''t. One half were made prisoners at battle of ''Five Forks'', the remainder surrendered at Appomattox on April 9, 1865.
Contact Name:  Jerry Preas
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Date Added:  7/24/2004
Company H
Robert Burwell Schenk - Sergeant   
Robert B. Schenk was my Great Grandfather
Contact Name:  Robert W. Keeler
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Date Added:  10/15/2013
Company H
Siemon Tayloe - Private   
This was my gggggrandfather. I believe he was enlisted as a Private and discharged as a seargant. Any info or photos of this group please contact me! Thanks!!
Contact Name:  Sharon Tayloe Murray
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Date Added:  6/10/2004
Company I
Armstead Beheler - Private   
My great grandfather,served in 34th Va. Infantry, Co. I 1863 and 1864
Contact Name:  Tom Beheler
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Date Added:  1/2/2010
Company I
Thomas John Fisher - Private   
Thomas J Fisher, enlisted at Liberty(now Bedford)VA. He was shot in the shoulder and chest on Aug. 10,1864 and died on Aug. 14,1864 at the age of 42 in Confederate States Hospital, Petersburg, VA. Believed to be buried in Petersburg, VA
Contact Name:  Julian Lindsay
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Date Added:  9/16/2010
Company I
John Maxwell Henderson - Lt. Colonel   
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Contact Name:  Debbie
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Date Added:  5/13/2014
Company I
Samuel Phillip Johnson - Private   
Wounded at Petersburg - minet ball in right hand.
Contact Name:  Chad Keith
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Date Added:  2/22/2012
Company I
Charles Arthur Overstreet - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jeannie Dooley Crawn
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Date Added:  10/26/2015
Company K
Franklin B Hall - Private   
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Contact Name:  N.Evers
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Date Added:  12/2/2014
Company K
Amos Monteith - Private   
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Contact Name:  Dan McGarvey
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Date Added:  4/5/2012
Company K
Mace Clement Purkins - Private   
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Contact Name:  Dan McGarvey
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Date Added:  4/5/2012
Company K
William Humphrey Walker - Private   
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Contact Name:  Carol Lowry
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Date Added:  4/25/2007
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