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Capt Orlando James Hayes
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Birth: Jun. 12, 1839
Mecklenburg County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1919

The eldest son son of Henry C. and Ann E. Walker Hayes. He left school to help his widowed mother on the plantation. He returned to school for a period to leave again at the outbreak of War. He enlisted on June 20, 1861 at Christiansville. He was 2nd Lieutenant of the Oliver Grays rising to the rank of Captain. He was wounded March 6, 1865, during a charge on the breastworks at Petersburg. After being in the hospital in Richmond and Danville, he returned home to convalesce. Saw action in every major battle undertaken by the Army of Northern VA. Promoted to 1st Lt. on April 21, 1862 and to Capt. on December 17, 1862, During the Siege of Petersburg Hayes suffered battle wounds. Admitted to the Richmond Confederate Hospital in March of 1865. Mayor of Chase City, Virginia 1886-1895.

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  Anna Holt Hayes (1851 - 1931)*
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Woodland Cemetery
Chase City
Mecklenburg County
Virginia, USA
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Feb 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18061268
Capt Orlando James Hayes
Added by: George Seitz
Capt Orlando James Hayes
Added by: George Seitz
Capt Orlando James Hayes
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- Carolyn Davis
 Added: Aug. 24, 2009
Co.C,21st Va.Inf.Regt. Died Richmond.
- Scott Hutchison
 Added: Feb. 18, 2009

- George Seitz
 Added: Feb. 25, 2007

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