|Birth: ||Oct. 24, 1845|
|Death: ||Jun. 9, 1863|
Company B "Caroline Light Dragoons" of Caroline County, 9th Virginia Cavalry, Beale's Brigade, W.H.F. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Caroline County; 17 years old.
Enlisted on 6/3/1863, he was mustered into "B" Co. VA 9th Cavalry as a Private.
He was Killed In Action at Brandy Station, VA. only six days after enlisting.
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)
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Dec 24, 2005
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