|Death: ||Dec. 21, 1910|
(Headstone incorrect; he served in the 9th Va. Cavalry, not Infantry.)
Company E "Mercer Cavalry" of Spotsylvania County, 9th Virginia Cavalry, Beale's Brigade, W.H.F. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence was not listed.
Enlisted on 10/14/1864 as a Private, he mustered into "K" Co. VA 55th Infantry.
He was transferred out on 12/5/1864; transferred into "E" Co. VA 9th Cavalry.
Paroled 5/3/1865 Bowling Green, VA.
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)
Bowling Green (Caroline County)
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Dec 25, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12786996