|Death: ||May 22, 1862|
Private James Greenway enlisted on May 29, 1861, at Dinwiddie County Courthouse into Company G (Captain William A. Adams' Company), 3rd Virginia Cavalry at the age
of 25. He was a farmer at the time of his enlistment. He was enrolled for active duty service by Colonel Hamlin and mustered into service by General J. B. Baldin at Richmond, Virginia. He mustered into service 45 miles from his home. The valuation of his horse was listed as $1,500 and his equipment at $150.00. His company was redesignated as 2nd Company I. The 3rd Regiment Virginia Cavalry was formed of independent companies which had been mustered into the service of the State of Virginia for one year. It was transferred to the service of the Confederate States on July 1, 1861, and was reorganized April 25,1862. Private Greenway was present or accounted for on all Company Muster Rolls until May 14, 1862, when he was admitted to Chimborazo Hospital No. 4, Richmond, Virginia, with the measles. He was furloughed for two weeks to his home in Dinwiddie County by the Surgeon General. The next and final entry in his record appears on the Register of Claims of Deceased Officers and Soldiers from Virginia, by Comptroller.
Robert Greenway (1780 - 1837)
Ann Elizabeth Kennon Wyatt Greenway (1813 - 1838)
Note: This is a memorial marker only in the Blandford Cemetery. Pvt. James Greenway is interred in an unmarked grave in the Greenway Cemetery, Dinwiddie, VA.
Plot: Grave is unmarked
Maintained by: Richard Roberts
Originally Created by: George Seitz
Record added: May 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19180258
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