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Pvt Mordecai John Gayle
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1826
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1902
Henrico County
Virginia, USA

Company F, 43rd Battalion Partisan Cavalry, Department of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Spotsylvania County; married farmer.
Enlisted by Captain Franklin on 11/18/1864 in Fauquier County for (duration of) the war, he was mustered into "F" Co., 43rd Battalion (Mosby's) Partisan Cavalry as a Private.
Present through the war.
He served with his older brothers Pvts. Thomas Benton & Josiah Pitts.

Mosby's Cavalry Regiment, formerly the 43rd Battalion, was organized in December, 1864. The battalion was formed in June, 1863, with five companies, later increased to eight. The unit served behind Federal lines in Northern Virginia and was the most effective command of its kind. The enemy forces were never safe and the area became known as "Mosby's Confederacy".

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
Family links: 
  Josiah Pitt Gayle (1792 - 1875)
  Frances M Broaddus Gayle (1803 - 1874)
  Virginia America Broaddus Gayle (1832 - 1910)
  Josiah P Gayle (1849 - 1888)*
  Mordecai Waller Gayle (1850 - 1917)*
  Lillian Hampton Gayle Sutton (1852 - 1923)*
  Annie Gayle Coghill (1854 - 1937)*
  Seth Alexander Gayle (1858 - 1924)*
  Frederick K. Gayle (1861 - 1929)*
  John Broaddus Gayle (1863 - 1930)*
  Josephine D. Gayle Fletcher (1866 - 1937)*
  Sands Gayle (1870 - 1918)*
  Mordecai John Gayle (1826 - 1902)
  Almedia Frances Gayle Rowe (1828 - 1913)*
  Elizabeth M. Gayle Broaddus (1833 - 1900)*
  Josiah Pitt Gayle (1836 - 1905)*
  Margaret Ann Gayle Beverley (1838 - 1926)*
  Thomas Benton Gayle (1840 - 1928)*
*Calculated relationship
Riverview Cemetery
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Feb 22, 2009
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Rest In Peace.
- Joyce Potts Hoffmann
 Added: Jul. 8, 2014
Colonel Mosby
- BigFrench
 Added: Feb. 22, 2009

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