Class of 1861

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Birth: March, 1841; Moorefield, West Virginia

Death: October 29, 1864 (age 23); Beverly, West Virginia

Military Service: CSA, 1861-64

Unit: 62nd Mounted Infantry Regiment Virginia

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A. (...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1861
Charles Henry Gere

Charles H. Gere was born near Gainesville in Wyoming County, New York on February 18, 1838. He was the son of Horatio Nelson and Julia Delay Grant Gere. Charles Gere was educated at public schools and at the Oxford Academy, in Oxford, New York....

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1861

Elbridge H. Gerry was born in York County, Pennsylvania in the borough of Shrewsbury on October 18, 1836 to James and Salome Hoffman Gerry. His father was prominent Methodist and Democrat in the area and three years after his son was born served...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1861
Francis Sutton Livingston, 1861

Francis (Frank) Sutton Livingston was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on August 3, 1838. His father was William Townsend Livingston, an American merchant who arrived in the port city in that decade and settled into business as a shipper, wool...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1861

Lewis L. McArthur was born in Portsmouth, Virginia on March 18, 1843. He was the third son of famous naval hydrographer and surveyor Lieutenant Commander William Pope McArthur, USN, and his wife Mary Stone Young McArthur. While commanding the...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1861

Birth: January 5, 1840; Franklin, Newton County, Georgia

Death:  May 2, 1928 (age 88); Canyon City, Oregon

Military Service: CSA, 1861-65

Unit: 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry; 208th Pennsylvania Infantry

Alma...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1861
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