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Pvt J R Abney
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Birth: 1839
Edgefield County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 1864
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA

Company B of Edgefield County, 7th South Carolina Cavalry, Gary's Brigade, Dept of Richmond, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence was not listed.
Enlisted 9/26/1863 at McPhersonville, SC, he was mustered into "A" Co., "Rutledge Mounted Riflemen and Horse Artillery" as a Private.
Unit redesignated "B" Co., 7th SC Cavalry 3/18/1864.
15-day furlough 12/21/1863 - 1/5/1864.
Admitted 7/4/1864 into Stuart Hospital, Richmond, VA. with rubeola (measles); died there.

The 7th Infantry Regiment was assembled at Columbia, South Carolina, during the spring of 1861. (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Pope Abney (1800 - 1878)
  Eliza A. Martin Abney (1807 - 1882)
 
 Siblings:
  Susan Pope Abney McCarty (1820 - 1896)**
  John Kirksey Abney (1825 - 1864)**
  Ezra Styles Abney (1836 - 1917)*
  George P. Abney (1838 - 1864)*
  J R Abney (1839 - 1864)
  William H. Abney (1840 - 1915)*
  Sophrenia Abney Dean (1842 - 1897)*
  James Clark Abney (1845 - 1929)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Confederate Soldiers' Section: V-653
 
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: Laurie
Record added: May 19, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7463302
Pvt J R Abney
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