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Pvt Richard Morton Valentine Quisenberry

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Pvt Richard Morton Valentine Quisenberry

Birth
Louisa County, Virginia, USA
Death 3 May 1863 (aged 53–54)
Chancellorsville, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, USA
Burial Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 13, Row 1, Grave 41; originally buried around the Van Wort house, Chancellorsville, VA.
Memorial ID 15077739 View Source
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Company C "Mountain Guards", 5th Virginia Infantry, Stonewall Brigade, Jackson's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Augusta County; carpenter; married with 12 children.
Enlisted on 3/17/1862 at Staunton, VA. for the duration of the war, he was mustered into Company C, 5th Virginia Infantry as a Private.
Absent Without Leave 5/2/1862 - 4/22/1863; penalized 1 year's pay by General Paxton.
Killed In Action in the Battle of Chancellorsville, VA.

On 9/13/1863, W.A. Burnett, attorney, on behalf of widow, Maria A. Quisenberry, filed a Settlement Claim, which she signed with her mark; she was found due $110.06 on 3/14/1865.

The 5th Infantry Regiment was organized in May, 1861, under Colonel K. Harper. Eight companies were from Augusta County and two from Frederick County. The unit became part of the Stonewall Brigade.

Bio by: BigFrench


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