Pvt. James Parke Corbin Jr. (CSA)

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James Parke Corbin, Jr.

Death: May 29, 1904 (56)
Immediate Family:

Son of James Parke Corbin and Jane Catherine Corbin
Brother of 1st Lt. Spotswood Wellford Corbin (CSN)

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About Pvt. James Parke Corbin Jr. (CSA)


Virginia Military Institute (class of 1867) and Washington & Lee grad; fought in the Battle of New Market, Va. as part of the VMI Battalion Infantry.

Youngest child and son of James Parke Corbin, Sr. and Jane Catherine Wellford Corbin.

Full brother to Richard (Pvt., 9th Virginia Cavalry, KIA 9/13/1863 near Culpeper Court House, VA.), Spotswood Wellford (Lt., C.S. Navy), Katherine Carter, Francis "Franny" Nelson.

After their mother died, their father married Elizabeth "Eliza" Lewis Hoomes in 1856, fathering several more children: Elizabeth Farley, Sophia Hoomes, Champe Carter, Tazewell Taylor, Channing Moore, Robert.

Company D, Virginia Military Institute Battalion Infantry, Breckinridge's Division, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Postwar, he was married to Edmonia Fitzhugh Ficklen in 1876; no children.

After living at the family mansion at Moss Neck, Va. for decades, he and his wife moved to Fredericksburg, Va. in 1894, where they lived at the corner of Lewis and Charles Streets. He was then elected twice as Clerk of the Courts, the second time unopposed. Member and Past Master of the (Fredericksburg) Masonic Lodge #4; District Deputy Grand Master of Fredericksburg area Masonic District; Past Grand Commander of Knights Templar of Virginia. Member of the Protestant Episcopal Church; attended and member of Vestry of St. George's Episcopal church in Fredericksburg.

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