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Maj John Blair McPhail Jr.

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Maj John Blair McPhail Jr.

Birth
Halifax County, Virginia, USA
Death
23 Jul 1904 (aged 68)
Burial
Charlotte Court House, Charlotte County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID
108043566 View Source

John attended Hampden-Sydney College in 1853 through 1855. He enrolled in Co A, 56th VA Reg. in July 1861. He was elected Captain in May 1862 and was wounded at the Battle of South Mountain on 9/14/1862. After recovering, he was promoted to Major on 6/13/1864. At Hatcher's Run on 3/31/1865 he was captured and imprisoned until his release in July. He served as a railroad president and farmer in civilian life.

John attended Hampden-Sydney College in 1853 through 1855. He enrolled in Co A, 56th VA Reg. in July 1861. He was elected Captain in May 1862 and was wounded at the Battle of South Mountain on 9/14/1862. After recovering, he was promoted to Major on 6/13/1864. At Hatcher's Run on 3/31/1865 he was captured and imprisoned until his release in July. He served as a railroad president and farmer in civilian life.

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