|Death: ||May 3, 1863|
Father of Addison and Jane (1860 U.S. Census).
Company D, 27th Virginia Infantry, Stonewall Brigade, Jackson's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Rockbridge County, 5th District; 28 year-old married farmer; 6', dark complexion, grey eyes, light hair.
A conscript, he reported on 3/19/1862 at Lexington, Rockbridge County, VA., enlisted for 3 years' service and was mustered into "D" Co. VA 27th Infantry as a Private.
Elected 4th Corporal 4/25/1862.
AWOL 5/6 - 9/22/1862; Court Martialed: fined pay, reduced to ranks, Private.
Present on all rolls until Killed In Action in Battle of Chancellorsville, VA.
His widow, Clarissa J. Tolley, filed Settlement claim 7/9/1863; paid $78.06 on 27 Apr 1864, sent in care of William C. Gilmore, Kerr's Creek, Rockbridge County, Va.
The 27th Infantry Regiment was organized in May, 1861, and accepted into Confederate service in July. The men were from the counties of Alleghany, Rockbridge, Monroe, Greenbrier, and Ohio. It contained only eight companies and became part of the famous Stonewall Brigade.
It sustained 9 killed and 62 wounded at Chancellorsville.
(bio by: BigFrench)
Clarissa Jane Thompson Tolley (1835 - 1917)
Mary Jane Tolley Ransbottom (1857 - 1927)*
Frances Charity Tolley Glass (1860 - 1937)*
Plot: Section 13, Row 1, Grave 44; originally buried about 400 yards south of the Van Wort house.
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Nov 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31832555
Added: Jul. 17, 2015
Added: Mar. 3, 2015
My wife and spent three nights in the cabin built by William Tolley. Being a native Virginian we plan to add additional photographs and history of the Tolley family in the scrapbook contained in the cabin about its history.|
Added: Nov. 1, 2013
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