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Pvt George Robert Ashby
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Birth: 1831, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1911
Stafford County
Virginia, USA

Married to Betty Stark.

Company A "Stafford Rangers" of Stafford County, 9th Virginia Cavalry, W.H.F. Lee's Brigade, Fitz. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Stafford County, VA.
Enlisted on 7/20/1861, he was mustered into "H" Co. VA 9th Cavalry as a Private.
Detached 9/1862 - 3/1863 as courier for General Field.
Detailed 7/1863 - 10/6/1864 final roll with Maj Fitzhugh on Quartermaster Duty.
Oath Allegiance 5/21/1865 Alexandria, 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) 
 
Burial:
Cedar Run Cemetery
Prince William County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: Scott Hutchison
Record added: Aug 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11489792
Pvt George Robert Ashby
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Pvt George Robert Ashby
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Pvt George Robert Ashby
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