Wise, John Sergeant
|born on||27 December 1846 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )|
|Place||Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, 22s53, 43w0613|
|Timezone||LMT m43w0613 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||05°07' 29°44 Asc. 14°51'|
American author and leader in Virginia. He fought in the Confederate Army during the Civil War and was Virginia Military Institute New Market Cadet at the Battle of New Market. He sustained wounds while standing his post guarding the Cadets' baggage train, and did not take part in the charge. Upon the end of the War, John S. Wise was initiated a Brother of Beta Theta Pi in 1867 at the University of Virginia. Wise then represented Virginia in the 48th United States Congress as a member of the Readjuster Party. He died on May 12, 1913, aged 66.
Sy Scholfield quotes him in "The Life of Henry A. Wise of Virginia, 1806-1876" by Barton Haxall Wise (Macmillan, 1899), p. 118: "If you had not left the house at ten o'clock that night, if you had stayed four hours later, you would have seen me. I was born at two o'clock in the morning of December 27, 1846."
- Vocation : Military : Military service
- Vocation : Politics : Public office (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives)