|Death: ||May 5, 1864|
Company D, 50th Virginia Infantry, Jones' Brigade, Johnson's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Grayson County VA; a 22 year-old Farm Laborer.
Enlisted on 6/4/1861 at Grayson County, VA as a Private, he mustered into "D" Co. VA 50th Infantry.
Hospitalized, sick 7/25/1861 Wytheville, VA.
Absent, sick 11/1/1861 Grayson County, VA.
Promoted to Corpl 4/15/1864.
He was Killed in Action in the Battle of The Wilderness, VA.
The 50th Infantry Regiment was organized in July, 1861, with ten companies and three companies of cavalry temporarily attached. During September one of the cavalry companies was disabled and the other two transferred to the 8th Regiment Virginia Cavalry. The unit was reorganized in May, 1862, with nine companies.
The regiment sustained heavy casualties in the fight at The Wilderness. (bio by: BigFrench)
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery
Plot: Virginia State Section
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Jun 17, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11192768
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