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 James Read Branch

James Read Branch

Birth
Pocahontas, Petersburg City, Virginia, USA
Death 2 Jul 1869 (aged 40)
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 6919977 · View Source
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Lieutenant colonel, Confederate Army, Civil War; a banker, he headed Thomas Branch and Sons in Richmond; a Radical Republican candidate for the Virginia Senate in 1869, he was killed four days before the election when a temporary bridge leading to a campaign barbecue on an island in the James River collapsed into the river.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 11 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6919977
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Read Branch (28 Jul 1828–2 Jul 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6919977, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .