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Halifax Virginia Heavy Artillery (Wright’s VA Battery)      
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George Brown - Private   
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Contact Name:  Joseph Harmon
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Date Added:  8/31/2012
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Nugent Malcolm Read - Private   
V.M.I. Class of 1858.
Enlisted as a Lieutenant 2nd Class with commission in Company I, 28th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 13 May 1861.
Resigned from Company I, 28th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 28 April 1862.
Enlisted as Full Private on 03 December 1863 with Salem Flying Light Artillery.
Furloughed on 12 March 1864 for 30 days.
Hospitalized on 18 June 1864 at Chimborazo Hospital #2, Richmond, VA.
Absent/sick on 22 June 1864 at Mr. Boughman''s private residence with remittent fever.
Furloughed on 06 July 1864 for 39 days.
Surrendered with Salem Flying Light Artillery Regiment Virginia on 09 April 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA.
(Was married to Mary Bacon White, a sister of my great-great-grandfather Samuel White.)
Contact Name:  Diane Ford
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Date Added:  3/29/2004
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George Thomas Shanks - Private   
Enlisted as a Private in the Salem Flying Light Artillery on 05 January 1864 at the age of 19 for $50 bounty.
Surrendered with Salem Flying Light Artillery on 09 April 1865 at Appomattox Court House.
V.M.I. class of 1866.
(Was married to Ida Helen White, a sister of my great-great-grandfather Samuel White.)
Contact Name:  Diane Ford
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Date Added:  3/29/2004
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James Lewis Shanks - Private   
Enlisted as a Corporal in Company A, 9th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 14 May 1861 at age 19 for three-year term.
Courtmartialed and reduced to Full Private on 12 September 1861.
Absent/sick on 08 May 1862 (on Surgeon''s Certificate).
Transferred from Company A, 9th Infantry Regiment Virginia to Salem Flying Light Artillery Regiment Virginia on 08 May 1862.
Returned on 18 July 1863.
Transferred from Salem Flying Light Artillery Regiment Virginia to Company C, 2nd Cavalry Regiment Virginia on 17 September 1863.
Hospitalized on 04 June 1864 at Richmond, VA with dysentery.
Returned on 15 June 1864.
Absent/leave on 12 February 1865 at Salem, VA. (No further record)
(Was married to Martha E. White, sister of my great-great-grandfather Samuel White.)
Contact Name:  Diane Ford
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Date Added:  3/29/2004
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Alexander White - Private   
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Contact Name:  Diane Ford
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Date Added:  4/1/2004
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James Oliver White - Private   
Enlisted as a Private in the Salem Flying Light Artillery Regiment on 19 March 1864 at the age of 17 for $50 bounty.
Hospitalized in August 1864.
Surrendered with Salem Flying Light Artillery Regiment on 09 April 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA.
(James and his twin brother William Lewis White were brothers of my great-great-grandfather Samuel White.)
Contact Name:  Diane Ford
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Date Added:  4/1/2004
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Samuel White - Private   
Enlisted as a Private in Company A, 9th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 14 May 1861 at the age of 19, for three-year term.
Transferred from Company A, 9th Infantry Regiment Virginia to Salem Flying Light Artillery Regiment Virginia on 08 May 1862.
POW in September 1862 at Hagerstown, MD.
(According to ''Powhatan, Salem and Courtney Henrico Artillery'' by Richard L. Nicholas and Joseph Servis, the reason Samuel was captured was that he went back across enemy lines to retrieve Lieutenant Charles B. Griffin, who was sick and had somehow gotten left behind.)
Exchanged on 06 October 1862 at Aiken''s Landing on the James River. (Sent home)
Absent/sick in June 1863. (On Surgeon''s Certificate)
Transferred to Company C, 2nd Virginia Cavalry in August 1863 in Fredericksburg, VA.
Absent on horse detail for entire month of April 1864.
POW on 24 May 1864 at Fort Kennon, VA.
Confined in June 1864 at Fort Monroe, VA. (Held hostage for colored troops by order of Gen. Butler.)
Confined in July 1864 at Point Lookout, MD.
Exchanged on 06 March 1865.
(Samuel was my great-great-grandfather.)
Contact Name:  Diane Ford
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Date Added:  3/29/2004
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William Lewis White - Private   
Enlisted as a Private in the Salem Flying Light Artillery Regiment on 19 March 1864 at the age of 17 for $50 bounty.
Surrendered with the Salem Flying Light Artillery Regiment on 09 April 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA.
(Lewis and his twin brother James Oliver White were brothers of my great-great-grandfather Samuel White.)
Contact Name:  Diane Ford
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Date Added:  4/1/2004
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