Pvt James Pettus Carter

Pvt James Pettus Carter

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Death 26 Oct 1877 (aged 39)
Burial Alleghany County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 20397206 · View Source
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Company G, 22nd Virginia Infantry, Echols' Brigade, Wharton's Division, Valley District, Dept. of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence: Alleghany County, Virginia; a 25 year-old carpenter; 6', light complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair.
Enlisted on 12/28/1862 at Union, WV., he was mustered into Company G, 22nd Virginia Infantry, as a Private.
Present or accounted for until listed Absent, sick on March & April 1863 Roll.
Listed on Federal Confederate Deserter Roll dated 11/15/1863; took Oath Allegiance; sent north of Ohio river.

The 22nd Virginia Infantry Regiment, formerly known as the 1st Kanawha Regiment, was organized and accepted into Confederate service in July, 1861. Its members were from the counties of Jackson, Craig, Nicholas, Alleghany, Wyoming, and Boone. The 22nd saw action at Carnifex Ferry and later lost twenty-one percent of the 550 engaged at Droop Mountain. It was assigned to Echols' and Patton's Brigade, participated in the Shenandoah Valley operations, and disbanded during the spring of 1865.
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  • Created by: Scott Hutchison
  • Added: 10 Jul 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 20397206
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt James Pettus Carter (23 Mar 1838–26 Oct 1877), Find a Grave Memorial no. 20397206, citing Carter Family Cemetery, Alleghany County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Scott Hutchison (contributor 46635174) .