Prince William County
|Death: ||May 28, 1927|
Company H "Black Horse Cavalry", 4th Virginia Cavalry, Mumford's Brigade, Fitzhugh Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Fauquier County, VA.; fair complexion, 6' tall.
Enlisted on 3/1/1862, he was mustered into "H" Co. VA 4th Cavalry as a Private.
Wounded 5/5/1862 in the Battle of Williamsburg, Va.
POW 2/1/1863 Fauquier County, VA.; confined 2/6/1863 Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC; exchanged.
POW 7/4/1863 Gettysburg, PA.; confined 7/7/1863 Fort Delaware, DE.; exchanged 2/18/1865.
Admitted 2/22/1865 Wayside Hospital.
Paroled 5/5/1865 Fairfax Court House, VA.
On 10/9/1918, age 80, single, and formerly a farm laborer, he applied for admittance into the Robert E. Lee Camp Confederate Soldiers' Home, Richmond, Va., due to "infirmities of age". He was ordered to report 11/18/1918; admitted 11/25/1918.
He died there.
The 4th Cavalry Regiment, "Escorts to Gen. Stonewall Jackson", completed its organization at Sangster's Cross Roads, Prince William County, Virginia, in September, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Prince William, Chesterfield, Madison, Culpeper, Powhatan, Goochland, Hanover, Fauquier, Buckingham, and the City of Richmond.
It participated in the Battle of Williamsburg, the Seven Days' Battles, 2nd Manassas, Maryland campaigns, Fredericksburg, Kelly's Ford, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, Upperville, Gettysburg, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, Todd's Tavern, Spotsylvania, Haw's Shop, Bethesda Church, the Shenandoah Valley with Early and around Appomattox.
(bio by: BigFrench)
Plot: Confederate Soldiers' Section: East, 634
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Feb 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13430331