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Pvt John Washington Heflin
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1846
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1927
Flemingsburg
Fleming County
Kentucky, USA

Parents: Lawson Alexander & Ann Eliza Heflin.

Company A,(Mosby's) 43rd Regiment Partisan Cavalry, Dept. of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

17 years old; 5' 8", fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair.
Enlisted (date unknown), he was mustered into Company A, 7th Virginia (Ashby's) Cavalry as a Private.
Enlisted for the duration of the war on 9/1/1863 by Major John Singleton Mosby, he was mustered into Company A, Mosby's Partisan Rangers Cavalry as a Private.
POW 1/8/1864 in Fauquier County, VA.; confined Brandy Station, VA.; received 2/24/1864 at Old Capitol Prison, Wash., D.C.; hospitalized with tonsillitis 3/26 - 5/4/1864 in Old Capitol Prison U.S.A. Hospital; received 6/17/1864 at Fort Delaware, DE.; took Oath of Allegiance there on 6/21/1865 & released.

Postwar, married to Mildred Robinson on 04/24/1877, he was employed at Flemming County Farmer's Bank, 1879; lived in Tilton, Flemming Co., KY.

Mosby's Cavalry Regiment, formerly the 43rd Battalion, was organized in December, 1864. The battalion was formed in June, 1863, with five companies, later increased to eight. The unit served behind Federal lines in Northern Virginia and was the most effective command of its kind. The enemy forces were never safe and the area became known as "Mosby's Confederacy".

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
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 Parents:
  Lawson Alexander Heflin (1804 - 1877)
  Anna Eliza Heflin (1804 - 1895)
 
Burial:
Fleming County Cemetery
Flemingsburg
Fleming County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Scott Hutchison
Record added: Nov 01, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22600384
Pvt John Washington Heflin
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Pvt John Washington Heflin
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- Rob
 Added: Oct. 2, 2013
Colonel John Singleton Mosby, Commander of the 43rd.
- BigFrench
 Added: Nov. 23, 2012
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero, a Confederate Soldier, who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: May. 5, 2011
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