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Pvt Robert Overfelt

Pvt Robert Overfelt

Birth
Franklin County, Virginia, USA
Death 17 May 1865 (aged 22–23)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section: 1 , Site: 3016
Memorial ID 2595734 · View Source
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ROBERT OVERFELT
Son of Ephriam and Mahala (Turner) Overfelt

Married 2 May 1860 in Franklin County VA Sophia Elvira Arrington (my Great Grandmother (by JEB))
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From 57th Virginia Infantry of the Regimental Virginia Histories Series by Charles W Sublett, published by H E Howard Inc, Lynchburg VA, page 76:
OVERFELT, ROBERT: Served in Company F, 57th Virginia Infantry, Confederate States of America Army; Enlisted 17 Apr 1862 at Fort Dillard in Company F. Deserted 8 Aug 1862; rejoined 17 Oct 1862. Present through June 1863. Deserted 7 Aug 1863; rejoined 27 Oct 1863. Present through Oct 1864. Captured 1 Apr 1865 at Five Forks. Shipped to Hart's Island in New York Harbor 7 Apr 1865. Died there of chronic diarrhea. Buried grave #3016.
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2 Children:
1. Ellen Jane "Ellie" Overfelt, born ca 1861 in Franklin County VA, lived in WV in adult life, Married 18 Dec 1885 Robert Louis "Bobby Lou" Arrington

2. Lucinda Mahala "Sis" Overfelt, born 24 June 1862 in Franklin County VA, lived in WV in adult life, died 13 May 1938 in Bluefield WV of congestive heart failure, buried Oak Hill Cemetery in Mercer County WV, married 5 Dec 1882 in Franklin County VA James Graves "Jim" Craft


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  • Maintained by: James E Brooks
  • Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Office
  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2595734
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Robert Overfelt (1842–17 May 1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2595734, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by James E Brooks (contributor 47606974) .