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Pvt Courtenay C Washington, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1848
Warrenton
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 2, 1937
Galveston
Galveston County
Texas, USA

Company H "Black Horse Cavalry", 4th Virginia Cavalry, Mumford's Brigade, Fitzhugh Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Warrenton, Fauquier County, Va.
Enlisted as a Private 1863, he mustered into "H" Co. VA 4th Cavalry.
POW 11/10/1863 Warrenton, VA.; confined 11/14/1864 Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC.; confined 11/20/1864 Point Lookout, MD.; exchanged 4/1865.
Paroled 5/3/1865 Fairfax Court House, VA.

Postwar, he married Jessie Cleveland of Galveston, Texas, where they lived at 1510 Avenue G. Father of Courtenay C., Jr. Lived in Galveston for 67 years. Member of the U.C.V. Camp Magruder; insurance agent within firm of L. & H. Blum.
[Letters, genealogy, military papers, clippings and pension papers for him are in the Galveston and Texas History Center, Rosenberg Library, Galveston, TX.]

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. 
 
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  Jessie H Cleaveland Washington (1857 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old City Cemetery
Galveston
Galveston County
Texas, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 29, 2006
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- BigFrench
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