|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1841|
|Death: ||Apr. 3, 1911|
Company E "Port Royal Guards" of Port Royal, Caroline County, 47th Virginia Infantry, Field's Brigade, A.P. Hill's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence Caroline County, VA.
Enlisted on 6/21/1861 at Port Royal, VA., he was mustered into "E" Co. VA 47th Infantry as a 3rd Corporal.
Absent, sick May & June 1862 Rolls; $50 Reenlistment Bounty due.
Present, July & Aug 1863 thru Nov & Dec 1863 Rolls.
Promoted to 1st Corporal 8/1863.
Hospitalized with diarrhea 12/20/1863 Chimborazo Hospital #5, Richmond, VA.; treated 12/25/1863 by Dr. A. Snead at Mr. Kindred's private residence, Richmond, VA.; returned to duty 1/1/1864.
Promoted to Sergt prior to June & July 1864 Rolls.
POW 8/19/1864 Weldon Railroad, VA.; confined 8/24/1864 Point Lookout, MD.; exchanged 10/11/1864 Point Lookout, MD.
Sick Furlough 12/31/1864.
Oath of Allegiance 4/26/1865 Richmond, VA.
On 4/13/1910, as a commercial salesman having lived 16 years in Richmond, he filed a Pension Application for (total) Disabled Confederate Soldier due to "chronic indigestion/gastritis & old age". He was approved 6/11/1910 for $24.
The 47th Infantry Regiment was formed in June, 1861, with men recruited in Caroline, Middlesex, Essex, and Stafford counties. During February, 1865, the 47th and 55th Regiments were consolidated. (bio by: BigFrench)
Plot: Section L, Lot 104.
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Dec 12, 2008
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