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Sgt Charles Champe Taliaferro, Jr

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Sgt Charles Champe Taliaferro, Jr

  • Birth 26 Jan 1842 Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 26 Apr 1927 Charlottesville, Charlottesville City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Orange, Orange County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 9905991

Son of Charles Champe and Louisa G. Armistead Taliaferro; brother of Robert Taliaferro, and Margaret James Taliferro.

Postwar he married Mary Wilkinson. In 1881 he married Marie Barclay in Savannah GA.; children: Frances Armistead Taliaferro, Anthony Barclay Taliaferro, Charles Champe Taliaferro III.
Grandfather of Charles Champe Taliaferro IV.
Became school teacher in Macon and Savannah GA.; later, lived in Greenville, MS & Orange Co., VA., when he was elected a member of the VA House of Delegates.

Company F, 6th Virginia Cavalry, Payne's Brigade, Fitz. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence was not listed; a 19 year-old Farmer.
Enlisted on 7/1/1861 in Richmond, VA, he was mustered into "1st" Company, Richmond Howitzers Virginia Light Artillery.
He was transferred into Company H "Black Horse Cavalry", 4th Virginia Cavalry on 8/18/1861.
Detailed 9/1861 - 10/1861 with General Walker.
Detailed 10/4/1861 at Accotink Run, VA on picket.
Detailed 11/1861 - 12/1861 with General Taylor.
He was transferred into Company F, 6th Virginia Cavalry on 11/1/1862 with promotion to Corpl.
Promoted to Sergt 7/1864.
Absent, leave 8/31/1863.
Oath Allegiance 5/17/1865 Winchester, VA.

The 6th Cavalry Regiment completed its organization in November, 1861, at Manassas, Virginia. Men of this unit were raised in Loudoun, Rappahannock, Clarke, Rockingham, Pittsylvania, Fairfax, Halifax, Fauquier, and Orange counties.

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  • Maintained by: BigFrench
  • Originally Created by: Scott Hutchison
  • Added: 15 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9905991
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Charles Champe Taliaferro, Jr (26 Jan 1842–26 Apr 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9905991, citing Graham Cemetery, Orange, Orange County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .