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Thomas Meldrum Rutherfoord
Birth: May 5, 1848
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1914
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

247 Virginia Military Institute, children/soldiers marched in the rain, through the night to go into battle with the 62nd Virginia Regiment of infantry at New Market, VA. Outnumbered by 2,000 men, they charged 6,500 Union Regulars across the battlefield and routed them from their positions. Ten cadets were killed, 47 wounded. Cadet Rutherfoord was 16.

VMI CADET 1864 CO. C. BATTLE OF NEWMARKET
CO. G. 3RD REG. 34TH VA. BTN. RICHMOND. VA. 1865
COURIER TO GENERAL JOHN B. GORDON
WITH GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE AT APPOMATOX 1865
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA 1865 - 1866




 
 
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  Laura W Thomas Rutherfoord (1849 - 1932)*
 
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Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 07, 2006
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