|Birth: ||Sep. 21, 1827|
|Death: ||Oct. 31, 1872|
King George County
Attended Virginia Military Institute.
Son of Thomas Bomberry Berry Baber, Sr.
Brother of Sgt. Henry and Lt. Daingerfield Baber, both of the 30th Virginia Infantry and both Killed In Action in the Battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg, Md.
His sister Emerline "Emma" Lavinia married Capt. Thomas Stuart Garnett, MD., also of the 9th Virginia Cavalry (later Col., 48th Va. Infantry), who was mortally wounded in the Battle of Chancellorsville.
Company C "Lee's Light Horse" of Westmoreland County, 9th Virginia Cavalry, W.H.F. Lee's Brigade, Fitz. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence King George County; a 33 year-old Farmer.
Enlisted on 6/5/1861, he was commissioned into "B" Co. VA 47th Infantry as a 1st Lieutenant.
He Resigned on 9/16/1861.
Enlisted on 3/13/1862, he mustered into "C" Co. VA 9th Cavalry as a Private.
Absent, sick 1/1863 until dropped from Rolls.
Oath Allegiance 5/2/1865 King George County, VA.
Died of "Intemperance" (alcoholism).
The 9th Cavalry Regiment was formed in January, 1862, using the 1st Battalion Virginia Cavalry as its nucleus. Its companies were from the counties of Stafford, Caroline, Westmoreland, Lancaster, Essex, Spotsylvania, Lunenburg, King William, King George, and Richmond.
It fought in the Seven Days' Battles, the conflicts at Gainesville, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Dumfries, Rapidan Station, Brandy Station, Upperville, Hanover, Gettysburg, Williamsport, Funkstown, Culpeper Court House, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, and Todd's Tavern. Later it skirmished around Richmond and Petersburg, then was active in the Appomattox operations. (bio by: BigFrench)
Thomas Bomberry Berry Baber (1795 - 1871)
Henry Baber (____ - 1862)*
Thomas Bomberry Berry Baber (1827 - 1872)
Dangerfield Lewis Baber (1842 - 1862)*
Spy Hill Cemetery
King George County
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: PL
Record added: Apr 30, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5002046