|Birth: ||Feb. 24, 1834, USA|
|Death: ||May 5, 1898|
Company A "Stafford Rangers" of Stafford County, 9th Virginia Cavalry, W.H.F. Lee's Brigade, Fitz. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Enlisted on 3/5/1862, he was mustered into "A" Co. VA 9th Cavalry as a Private.
Promoted to Corpl 12/1/1862.
Present through 10/6/1864 final roll.
AWOL 2/25/1865 Fauquier County, VA.
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)
Cedar Grove Cemetery
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Originally Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Mar 15, 2002
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