|Birth: ||Dec. 7, 1823|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 1871|
A prosperous farmer and merchant in Petersburg who served with Company E, VA 12th, "Petersburg Rifleman". He was wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville (April 27-May 6, 1863) and his heroics were mentioned in report of Brig. Gen. William Mahone, C. S. Army, commanding brigade: "Among the gallant spirits who were seriously wounded, Captain [Robert R.] Banks, Company E, Twelfth Virginia Infantry, must be mentioned. He fell among the foremost in the skirmish fight of his regiment on the turnpike, May 1, and was at the time commanding our advance guard. His conduct on this occasion was beautifully heroic."
Isabell Muir Banks Anderson (1862 - 1932)*
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Mar 15, 2007
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