|Death: ||Aug. 9, 1879|
Married to Olivia J. Braxton.
Field & Staff, 30th Virginia Infantry; later with Wise's Brigade.
Residence Stony Hill, Richmond County VA; a 32 year-old Farmer.
Enlisted 7/1/1861; commissioned as 1st Lieutenant, Company I, 30th Virginia.
Elected 7/18/1861 Lieutenant, he was commissioned into (2nd) "I" Co. VA 47th Infantry which was soon exchanged for (1st) "I" Co. VA 30th Infantry 9/1861.
Declined reelection, resigned 5/14/1862.
Appointed 6/20/1862 Captain, Acting Adjutant General, part of Staff of Brigade's General John G. Walker.
Detached 10/29/1862 to duty in the Dept Of State.
Detached 12/30/1862 as Enrolling Officer for Westmoreland and Richmond Counties.
Appointed 10/1863 Captain, Acting Adjutant General, part of Staff of General Arnold Elzey of the Dept. of Richmond.
Assigned 1/27/1865 Captain, Acting Adjutant General, part of Staff of General Henry A. Wise.
Postwar he was a merchant in Warsaw, Richmond County, Virginia and later a port collector in Norfolk, Va.
The 30th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Fredericksburg, Virginia, in June, 1861. Men of this unit were from Fredericksburg and the counties of Spotsylvania, Caroline, Stafford, and King George. (bio by: BigFrench)
John Staige Braxton (____ - 1927)*
Plot: Section 9, Grave 160
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Oct 01, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11862382
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