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Pvt Elijah Abel
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Birth: 1833, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1896
Stafford County
Virginia, USA

Married Sarah M. (born 1838) in 1867; father of Lucy A. Hawkins (born in 1868), Sarah (born in 1873), Ella M. (born in 1875), and Elijah C. (born in 1869).

"Cooper's Battery" Stafford Virginia Light Artillery, Braxton's Battalion, Artillery, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Prince William County VA; farmer.
Enlisted on 9/8/1861 at Camp Gary, Stafford County, VA., he was mustered into VA Stafford Light Artillery as a Private.
Absent, sick at home 3/1/1863; returned before 7/1864.
POW 4/2/1865 Petersburg, VA.; confined 4/14/1865 Point Lookout, MD.; Oath Allegiance and released 6/22/1865 Point Lookout, MD.

In 1903, his widow applied for Confederate pension on Feb 27, 1903; received $25.00 per year.

The Stafford Light Artillery was organized in August, 1861, with men recruited in Stafford County. (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
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 Children:
  Elijah C. Abel (1869 - 1913)*
  Margaret Ella Abel Rowe (1877 - 1964)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Run Cemetery
Prince William County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: PL
Record added: Sep 05, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5052026
Pvt Elijah Abel
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Pvt Elijah Abel
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