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Capt Robert R. Banks
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1823
Death: Sep. 4, 1871

A prosperous farmer and merchant in Petersburg who served with Company E, 12th Regiment of Virginia Infantry, "Petersburg Rifleman". He was wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville and his heroics were mentioned in report of Brigadier General William Mahone; "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."

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  Isabella Mattie Poe Banks (1835 - 1889)*
  Isabell Muir Banks Anderson (1862 - 1932)*
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Blandford Cemetery
Petersburg City
Virginia, USA
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Mar 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18425114
Capt Robert R. Banks
Added by: George Seitz
Capt Robert R. Banks
Added by: George Seitz
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