He was a Confederate Soldier 24th VA Cavalry === Death date is different on his widows' civil war pension application, dated 14 July 1902. She had stated that he died in 1872. ? ? ? === Joseph Minter and Matilda were married in Sept. 1850 near Martinsville, Va. === Joseph died on the 12th of March 1879 near Martinsville, Va. (source: Ninnette Zeigler)) === Please try to find his marker !!!!