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Pvt James R Busby
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Birth: unknown
Death: Jan. 18, 1863
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Section: Soldiers Section D Lot: 125
Confederate Soldier
State : Virginia
Regiment : 47th
Company : E

47th Infantry Regiment was formed in June, 1861, with men recruited in Caroline, Middlesex, Essex, and Stafford counties. The unit served under the command of Generals Pettigrew, Field, Heth, H.H. Walker, and Barton. It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor, then was active in the trenches of Petersburg and around Appomattox. This regiment totalled 444 effectives in April, 1862, and sustained 34 casualties of the 156 engaged at Frayser's Farm. It reported 29 casualties at Second Manassas, 45 at Fredericksburg, and 45 at Chancellorsville. Twenty-three percent of the 209 in action at Gettysburg were disabled. During February, 1865, the 47th and 55th Regiments were consolidated, but only 2 sergeants of the 47th surrendered on April 9. The field officers were Colonels Robert M. Mayo and George W. Richardson; Lieutenant Colonels James D. Bruce, William J. Greene, and John W. Lyell; and Majors Charles J. Green and Edward P. Tayloe.

 
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Vohn G. Busby
Record added: Oct 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42962991
Pvt James R Busby
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Pvt James R Busby
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Pvt James R Busby
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