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Capt Austin Brockenbrough
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1842
Death: Jul. 2, 1863

Austin Brockenbrough, Jr., Captain in Co. D, 55th Virginia Infantry, was killed on the second day's battle (July 2, 1863) at the Battle of Gettysburg. In his will written at Camp Fredericksburg, March 20, 1863, and recorded Oct 19, 1863, in Essex County, VA, Will Book 28, page 400, he left to his brother, Benjamin Blake Brockenbrough, "Greenfield", which he had inherited under the will of his father, with the provision that if his brother left no heir it was to descend to his nephew Austin Brockenbrough, son of Col. John M. Brockenbrough and Austina Brockenbrough, and to be kept in the family as long as possible. Sisters, Betty, Louisa, and Austina Brockenbrough, and Gabriella Chinn; to his mother, Frances Brockenbrough, his books, watches, pistols, sword and Bible; "To my comrade-in-arms, Lawrence Roane, five hundred dollars to be paid to him on his wedding day".
Contributed by Richard H.L. Chichester, III 
 
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 Parents:
  Austin Brockenbrough (1782 - 1858)
  Frances Blake Brockenbrough (1809 - 1867)
 
 Siblings:
  John Fauntleroy Brockenbrough (1812 - 1865)**
  Elizabeth Brockenbrough Harwood (1828 - 1874)*
  Louisa Brockenbrough Robinson (1833 - 1898)*
  Frances Blake Brockenbrough Gordon (1835 - 1911)*
  Austina Brockenbrough Brockenbrough (1837 - 1874)*
  Gabriella Brockenbrough Chinn (1839 - 1874)*
  Austin Brockenbrough (1842 - 1863)
  Benjamin Blake Brockenbrough (1844 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Capt. Austin Brockembrough, Co. D, 55th VA Infantry, Killed at Gettysburg, PA.
 
Burial:
Brockenbrough Cemetery
Tappahannock
Essex County
Virginia, USA
Plot: E
 
Created by: Billie
Record added: Mar 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34515672
Capt Austin Brockenbrough
Added by: Billie
 
 
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