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James Henry Harrison Figgat

Member From: 1885 - 1888

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  • Military Service: James H. H. Figgat enlisted 17 May 1861 as a private. At the time of his enlistment he was working as a teacher at a classical academy in Powhatan County. He attended Washington College from 1858-1859. He suffered two wounds, one at First Manassas and another at some unknown location while serving in the l2th Virginia Cavalry. Commended for gallantry at Poolesville, Maryland, on 29 August 1863 he was promoted first lieutenant of Company F in the 12th Virginia Cavalry. Subsequently he received a promotion to captain of that unit.
  • Occupation/Profession: Teacher; At the time of the Civil War, he was working as a teacher at a classical academy in Powhatan County.
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1885-1887 Botetourt Democrat House Expenses (Chair)
Courts of Justice
Retrenchment and Economy
1887-1888 Botetourt Democrat Propositions and Greivances (Chair)
House Expenses

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