Sgt Thomas Booker Tredway

Sgt Thomas Booker Tredway

Birth
Danville, Pittsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Death 13 Jul 1863 (aged 18)
Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 11598965 · View Source
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Genealogy: Pat. Grandfather- [first name unknown] Tredway; Pat. Grandmother- Pattie Booker. Mat. Grandfather- [first name unknown] Millner; Mat. Grandmother- Lucy Lawson. Never married, no children.

VMI Record: Entered VMI- Jan. 25, 1862; given 10 furlough May 19, 1862, but did not return; Made Honorary Graduate of the Class of 1865 ca. July 1866.

Civil War Record: Enlisted April 22, 1861 at Pittsylvania Court House as Private in Co. B of Maj. E. B. Montague's Va. Battalion (which became Co. I 53rd Va. Infantry); promoted to Corporal July 17, 1861; Discharged Dec. 23, 1861 to enter VMI; re-enlisted Aug. 16, 1862 at Falling Creek in Co. I 53rd Va. Infantry; on detached service Jan.-Feb. 1863; promoted to Sergeant March 16, 1863; Mortally wounded in action and captured in Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg July 3, 1863. Died in US Hospital at Gettysburg, PA, from wounds received 10 days earlier.
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Inscription

CO I 53 VA INF CSA


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  • Created by: Dan Silva
  • Added: 23 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11598965
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Thomas Booker Tredway (13 Aug 1844–13 Jul 1863), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11598965, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Dan Silva (contributor 46781334) .