|Birth: ||May 3, 1838|
|Death: ||Jan. 25, 1918|
(Born May 4, 1837 per pension application.)
Company K, 8th Virginia Infantry, Garnett's Brigade, Pickett's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Summerville, Fauquier County, Va.
Enlisted on 7/31/1861 at Warrenton, VA, he was mustered into VA 8th Infantry as a Private.
Absent, in General Hospital #13, Richmond, Va. Sept & Oct 1862 Rolls (dated Oct 31); Sept. 11, 1862 granted furlough of 30 days.
Absent Without Leave since 11/21/1862 on Nov & Dec 1862 Rolls.
No further record.
Postwar he was a Miller. Living in Lynchburg, Va., on April 5, 1912, signing with his mark, he applied for a Confederate Disability Pension due to "General debility" and being "Totally incapacitated" in part due to the "middle finger of my right hand was shot off in the 7 days (sic: Seven Days) fight in front of Richmond, Va."
The 8th Infantry Regiment was organized at Leesburg, Virginia, in May, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Loudoun, Prince William, and Fairfax. The unit was also called "Old Bloody 8th". (bio by: BigFrench)
Joseph Columbus Timmons (1876 - 1936)*
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Apr 08, 2006
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