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Pvt Mordecai John Gayle

Pvt Mordecai John Gayle

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 3 Oct 1902 (aged 76)
Henrico County, Virginia, USA
Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Plot Section B-2
Memorial ID 34083107 · View Source
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Company F, 43rd Battalion Partisan Cavalry, Department of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Spotsylvania County; married farmer.
Enlisted by Captain Franklin on 11/18/1864 in Fauquier County for (duration of) the war, he was mustered into "F" Co., 43rd Battalion (Mosby's) Partisan Cavalry as a Private.
Present through the war.
He served with his older brothers Pvts. Thomas Benton & Josiah Pitts.

Mosby's Cavalry Regiment, formerly the 43rd Battalion, was organized in December, 1864. The battalion was formed in June, 1863, with five companies, later increased to eight. The unit served behind Federal lines in Northern Virginia and was the most effective command of its kind. The enemy forces were never safe and the area became known as "Mosby's Confederacy".

Bio by: BigFrench



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  • Created by: BigFrench
  • Added: 22 Feb 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 34083107
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Mordecai John Gayle (10 Mar 1826–3 Oct 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34083107, citing Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .