Confederate Soldier, First Lieutenant
40th Regiment, Virginia Infantry
M382 ROLL 23
Attended Virginia Military Institute.
Enlisted on March 17,1863. Detailed to Signal Corps at division hdqs; from August 25, 1863 thru January 19,1865. POW near Petersburg on September 23, 1864; exchanged from Point Lookout March 19, 1865.
After the war, Sheriff and Virginia legislator.
Son of Edward C. and Elizabeth C. Griffith.