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Sgt Maj Griffin Fauntleroy Edwards

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Sgt Maj Griffin Fauntleroy Edwards

  • Birth 16 Sep 1843 Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 14 May 1905 Portsmouth City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 10623236

Enlisted on February 25, 1862 at Norfolk County, Virginia as a Private.
On February 25, 1862 he mustered into the Virginia Border Rifles.
He was transferred out on June 14, 1862(estimated date).
On June 15, 1862 he transferred into "E" Co., Virginia 7th Battalion.
He was transfered out August 8, 1862.
On August 8, 1862 he tranferred into "E" Co., Virginia 61st Infantry (date and method of discharge not given).
He was listed as:
*Detailed September 15, 1862 Staunton, Virginia, General Davidson's Office(as clerk).
*Wounded May 3, 1863 at Salem Church, Virginia.
*Hospitalized May 16, 1863 at Staunton, Va.
*Returned June 15, 1863 (place not stated) (estimated day).
*Hospitalized February 15,1864 at Richmond, Va. Hospital #9.
*Furloughed February 23, 1864 (place not stated) (Furlough of indulgence).
*Wounded at Cumberland Church, Va. (wounded right arm and shoulder).
*Hospitalized April 9, 1865 at Farmville, Va. (walked there).
*Released June 15, 1865 (place not stated) (no further record).
Postwar lawyer, deputy clerk of circuit county court. Head Clerk.
Lived at 421 London Street, Portsmouth, Virginia after the war.
SCOURCE: Historical Data Systems, Inc. P.O. Box 35, Duxbury, Ma 02331 >www.civilwardata.com<, used as their source "The Virginia Regimental Histories Series.
SCOURCE: "Last Victory of the Lost Cause", by Col. William H. Stewart, C.S.A., an essay that appeared in "The Bivouac Banner", Vol. III, Issue 1.


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  • Maintained by: NJBrewer
  • Originally Created by: David L. Bush
  • Added: 15 Mar 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10623236
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Maj Griffin Fauntleroy Edwards (16 Sep 1843–14 May 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10623236, citing Cedar Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, Portsmouth City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by NJBrewer (contributor 47097113) .