Pre-enlistment occupation: Farmer. Enlisted on May 7 1861 at Gloucester Court House, VA as Private in the 5th Virginia Cavalry, Company A at the age of 21. Promoted to 5th Sergeant. On rolls on February 28 1862. Was paid on May 23 1863 at Culpeper Court House, VA. POW on June 17 1863 at Aldie, VA. Transferred on June 19 1863 at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC. Exchanged on June 30 1863 at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC. Absent, detailed on November 15 1863. On horse detail. On rolls on January 1 1864. On rolls through 04/64. Horse killed on April 15 1864 at Ashland, VA. Issued clothing on July 25 1864. Was paid on Aug 5 1864 (Paid $1800 for horse. POW on September 24 1864 at Luray, VA. Transferred on September 26 1864 at Point Lookout, MD. Listed as exchanged on Feb 13 1865.
Bellamy United Methodist Church Cemetery
Bellamy (Gloucester County)
Created by: Hope
Record added: Jun 30, 2008
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