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Pvt Vivian Gray Boulware

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Pvt Vivian Gray Boulware

  • Birth 9 Oct 1841 King and Queen County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 30 Jan 1930 Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot Soldiers' Section: East, 700
  • Memorial ID 12940811

Son of Andrew Moore Boulware and Martha Ellen Todd Boulware. Older brother of Lieut Aubin Lee Boulware, also of Company H, 9th Virginia Cavalry (both are buried in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va.).

Company H "Lee's Rangers" of King and Queen County, 9th Virginia Cavalry, W.H.F. Lee's Brigade, Fitz. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Spotsylvania County VA; light complexion, 5'11 1/2".
Enlisted on 2/12/1862 as a Private, he mustered into "H" Co. VA 9th Cavalry.
6/9/1864 Gunshot wound, and injured left foot & ankle in fall from his horse in Battle of Haw's Shop, Va.; hospitalized 6/10/1864.
He was discharged for these injuries & wounds on 1/25/1865.
Oath Allegiance 4/17/1865 Richmond, VA.

On 9/28/1926, living in Caroline County, Va., at age of 85 he applied for admittance into the Robert E. Lee Camp Soldiers' Home "due to infirmities of age"; approved 10/1/1926; admitted 10/9/1926. He died there.

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.

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  • Maintained by: BigFrench
  • Originally Created by: Scott Hutchison
  • Added: 9 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12940811
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Vivian Gray Boulware (9 Oct 1841–30 Jan 1930), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12940811, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .