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Sgt Walter Mandeville Irby
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Birth: Jul. 3, 1838
Death: Jan. 4, 1925

Son of William Blunt Irby and Sarah (Sallie) Washington Stith Irby. Walter had four brothers and five sisters. Their great grandfather was a cousin of George Washington. Walter married Petronella Scott. Enlisted as a private in the "Nottoway Cavalry," Co. E of the 3rd Virginia Cavalry, on May 27, 1861 at Nottoway Court House, VA. He lost two horses in 1863, one at Kelly's Ford, VA in March and the second in June at Snickersville, VA. Irby was paroled at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865. he had been promoted to seargeant by the end of the war. On her application for a Confederate pension, his widow Petronella lists his cause of death as "broken leg and old age."

 
 
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 Children:
  Virginia Hurt Irby (1880 - 1964)*
  Walter Scott Irby (1882 - 1974)*
  Fannie Glenn Irby (1884 - 1981)*
  Joseph Addison Irby (1887 - 1964)*
  Blunt Freeman Irby (1889 - 1956)*
  Edward Moncure Irby (1892 - 1966)*
  Alice Scott Irby (1897 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeview Cemetery
Blackstone
Nottoway County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Sep 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15675781
Sgt Walter Mandeville Irby
Added by: Louise Homan Keiser
 
Sgt Walter Mandeville Irby
Added by: Louise Homan Keiser
 
 
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- RoxღEd~aka~Moongraver
 Added: Aug. 30, 2013
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Aug. 21, 2011
Born Va./died Blackstone. Co.E,3rd Va.Cav.Regt.
- Scott Hutchison
 Added: Nov. 1, 2010
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