|Birth: ||Apr. 2, 1840|
|Death: ||Mar. 15, 1905|
Company A "Stafford Rangers" of Stafford County, 9th Virginia Cavalry, Beale's Brigade, W.H.F. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Enlisted on 5/8/1861 at Fairfax Court House, VA., he was mustered into "F(2nd)" Co. VA 5th Cavalry as a Private.
He was transferred on 9/25/1861 into "A" Co. VA 9th Cavalry.
He was transferred on 2/5/1863 into "I" Co. VA 11th Cavalry, yet remained in the 9th Cavalry.
Wounded 6/19/1863 Middleburg, Va.
Absent sick 11/1863 through 10/06/64 final roll; no further record.
Postwar he was a member of Confederate Veterans, Washington, DC. Camp.
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)
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Record added: Mar 24, 2001
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