Company K "King George Grays" of King George County, 30th Virginia Infantry, Corse's Brigade, Pickett's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Residence King George County; a 15 year-old Student in 1860 Census.
Enlisted late in the war, he was mustered into "K" Co. VA 30th Infantry as a Private per 2 postwar unofficial rosters.
Per his Confederate Pension application, he served in Company H "Black Horse Cavalry", 4th Virginia Cavalry.
Postwar, married to Eliza Attawa Johnston in 1884, he lived at 1314 Main Street, Fredericksburg, Va., while running a laundry business.
Later, c.1900 while living at 620 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, Va., he was Clerk Of Market at City Hall; ran a fish market at 1006 Water Street.
The 30th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Fredericksburg, Virginia, in June, 1861. Men of this unit were from Fredericksburg and the counties of Spotsylvania, Caroline, Stafford, and King George.
The 4th Cavalry Regiment, "Escorts to Gen. Stonewall Jackson", completed its organization at Sangster's Cross Roads, Prince William County, Virginia, in September, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Prince William, Chesterfield, Madison, Culpeper, Powhatan, Goochland, Hanover, Fauquier, Buckingham, and the City of Richmond.
It participated in the Battle of Williamsburg, the Seven Days' Battles, 2nd Manassas, Maryland campaigns, Fredericksburg, Kelly's Ford, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, Upperville, Gettysburg, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, Todd's Tavern, Spotsylvania, Haw's Shop, Bethesda Church, the Shenandoah Valley with Early and around Appomattox.
(bio by: BigFrench)
Eliza Attawa Johnston Fitzhugh (1862 - 1901)*
Elizabeth Fitzhugh Johnson (1888 - 1964)*
Plot: Section 8, Lot 80, Grave 166
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Oct 29, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12193280