Lt. Col. (CSA), John Henry Guy

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Lt. Col. (CSA), John Henry Guy

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Louisa County, VA, United States
Death: June 16, 1890 (58-59)
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Atwell Guy and Amanda M. Guy
Husband of Mary Eleanor Guy
Father of John Henry Guy, Jr.

Occupation: Goochland Light Artillery, Virginia
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About Lt. Col. (CSA), John Henry Guy

Born in Louisa County, Virginia, to Samuel Atwell Guy and Amanda M. Guy . He moved with his family to Goochland County, Virginia, where they lived at "Contention." Graduated from Randolph-Macon College and studied law. He was admitted to the bar and began practicing in Goochland County. When the Civil War began, he enlisted in an artillery company. Was captured at the surrender of Fort Donelson, and imprisoned for eight months. Upon his release, he was commissioned a lieutenant colonel and commanded troops below Richmond, Virginia. In 1863, he was elected to represent Fluvanna, Goochland, and Louisa Counties in the Virginia State Senate, and served one term which ended in 1865. After the war, moved to Richmond about 1867 and continued his practice of law. He represented Richmond and Henrico County in the House of Delegates from 1869 to 1871. Married Mary Ranson on October 12,1871, and they had at least five children.

Guy, John H. BATTLE UNIT NAME: Goochland Light Artillery, Virginia SIDE: Confederacy COMPANY: SOLDIER'S RANK IN: Captain SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: Captain ALTERNATE NAME: FILM NUMBER: M382 ROLL 23 PLAQUE NUMBER: NOTES: none

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Lt. Col. (CSA), John Henry Guy's Timeline

1831
1831
Louisa County, VA, United States
1878
February 15, 1878
1890
June 16, 1890
Age 59
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Richmond, Virginia, United States