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Pvt William Goodwyn Ridley
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Birth: Jul. 1, 1842
Southampton County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1862
Prince William County
Virginia, USA

Member of Phi Kappa Sigma.
Oldest child of Frances T. & Elizabeth; great grandson of Col. Thomas
Ridley, Revolutionary War.

Company G, 6th Virginia Infantry, Mahone's Brigade, Anderson's
Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence was not listed;.
Enlisted on 7/19/1861 at Craney Island, VA as a Private, he mustered
into "G" Co. VA 6th Infantry.
He was Killed In Action, head wound, in the Battle of 2nd Manassas,
(The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va. has letters (18611862), from
Pvt. Ridley to his sister, Elizabeth Norfleet (Ridley) Neely,
discussing camp life at Craney Island, and unidentified postwar
newspaper clippings concerning Mahone's brigade at the 2nd Manassas
and the death of Pvt. Ridley in that battle.)

Co G 6th VA REGT
Southampton Co
KILLED AUG 30, 1862
Groveton Confederate Cemetery
Prince William County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Virginia section
Created by: kimshockey (reb)
Record added: Jul 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7648140
Pvt William Goodwyn Ridley
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Pvt William Goodwyn Ridley
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Pvt William Goodwyn Ridley
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- Daddys♥Girl
 Added: Feb. 18, 2013
at the age of 12 when i got saved, i had a premonition that i would some day find my marker. more than a decade later, with the help of a very gifted medium, i found it. to this day i still have issues with my ears from the carry over of my death on that ...(Read more)
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