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Corps of Cadets, Virginia Military Institute      
Company Unknown
John Tomlin - Private   
Enlisted 25 Feb 1862 from Isle of Wight Courthouse. Mustered out 25 Nov 1862, Winder Hospital, Richmond, VA.
Contact Name:  Celeste Kelly
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Date Added:  6/10/2013
Company A
Jeter Divers - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jeff Manning
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Date Added:  4/22/2012
Company A
benjamin franklin felts - Private   
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Contact Name:  trey kea
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Date Added:  9/14/2009
Company A
Isaiah Harrison Hite - Private   
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Contact Name:  Damian
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Date Added:  9/22/2010
Company B
james b freeman - Private   
would like any info on my grandfather
Contact Name:  dennis windsor
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Date Added:  10/12/2014
Company C
Ashton A Jackson - 4th Corporal   
Ashton A. Jackson enlisted in C Co. 3rd VA. Inf. Regt. on 23 May 1861 at Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va. He was promoted to 4th Corporal on 15 Oct. 1861. He was killed at the Battle of Gaines' Mill 27 June 1862.

He is buried in the Tyre B. Jackson(his father's)family burial plot at the Blandford Church Cemetery in Petersburg,Va.
His brothers John Edward Jackson; my maternal Great-Great Grandfather, and William Andrew Jackson are also buried there. They served with the 12th Va. Inf. Regt.

He also had two half-brothers; George T., and Lt. Thomas Branch Jackson who also served in C Co. 3rd Va. Inf. Regt. Both of these brothers were captured at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. after Pickett's Charge on Cemetery Ridge. Lt. Thomas Branch Jackson was wounded in both legs.
Contact Name:  Brian K. Lupton
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Date Added:  4/25/2009
Company C
George T. Jackson - Private   
George T. Jackson enlisted in C Co. 3rd Va. Inf. Regt. on 9 Aug.1862 in Richmond, Va. He served in this same unit with his brother Lt. Thomas Branch Jackson. His half brother 4th Cpl. Ashton A. Jackson was also in this same unit, however he was killed at the Battle of Gaines' Mill on 27 June 1862.

George was wounded in fighting near Richmond,Va.; after the withdrawal of the Army of Northern Virginia, from the Battle of 2nd Manassas(2nd Bull Run). He was also suppossedly captured with his brother Lt. Jackson; at the Battle of Gettysburg,Pa. after their assault on Cemetery Ridge in Pickett's Charge.

George was killed on 2 Apr. 1865 at the Petersburg, Va. Fairgrounds.
Contact Name:  Brian K. Lupton
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Date Added:  4/26/2009
Company C
Thomas Branch Jackson - 3rd Lieutenant   
Thomas Branch Jackson enlisted in C Co. 3rd VA. Inf. Regt. on 18 Mar. 1862 at Camp Pemberton?,Va. He was born 20 Apr. 1843, therefore he was 18 years old when he enlisted. He was promoted to 1st Sergeant on 23 Oct. 1862; and subsequently to 3rd Lieutenant on 1 Jan. 1863, after the Battle of Fredericksburg.

He served in this same unit with his brother George T Jackson; and half-brother Ashton A. Jackson, who was killed at the Battle of Gaines' Mill on 27 June 1862. Both Lt. Jackson and his brother George; were captured at the Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. on 3 July 1863, while participating in Pickett's Charge on Cemetery Ridge.

Lt. Jackson was wounded in both legs, during this assault. He was imprisoned at Johnson Island in Lake Erie; which was a Federal prison for captured Confederate Officers. After the war ended Lt. Jackson moved to Norfolk, Va. where he worked for the Norfolk and Western Railway. Lt. Thomas Jackson became Adjutant of the Pickett-Buchanan Camp of United Confederate Veterans, when it was established in Norfolk, Va. in 1883. He died in Norfolk, Va. on 23 Oct. 1925.

Contact Name:  Brian K. Lupton
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Date Added:  4/26/2009
Company D
Leonidas Barrett - Private   
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Contact Name:  Robert Barrett
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Date Added:  6/12/2008
Company D
Benjamin M Clary - Corporal   
b. May 26, 1842 d. 1894; lived in the Sussex County, Virginia area; educated at the Blackwater Academy; surrendered at Appomattox on April 9, 1865; unit was called the Southampton Grays; son of Alexander T Clary; 1 of 3 sons to sign up.
Contact Name:  Jim Harris
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Date Added:  12/17/2008
Company D
Thomas Lafayette Clary - Private   
b. July 8, 1840 d.?;lived in the Sussex County, Virginia area; educated at the Blackwater Academy; surrendered at Appomattox on April 9, 1865; unit was called the 'Southampton Grays'. Son of
Alexander T Clary; 1 of 3 sons to sign up.
Contact Name:  Jim Harris
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Date Added:  12/17/2008
Company D
James Lee Cogsdale - Unknown   
Have 3rd Virginia Infantry history by Lee Wallace. I know the 3rd was at Gettysburg but from limited knowledge of James lee Cogsdale's actually service record cannot tell if he was actually - feet of the ground - at Gettysburg? can anyone help?
Contact Name:  Michael Cogsdale
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Date Added:  11/12/2016
Company D
Richard B.L. Everett - Sergeant   
From Southampton County Virginia; was killed at Gettysburg during Pickett's Charge on 3 July 1863
Contact Name:  Jessie McLam
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Date Added:  11/1/2009
Company E
William Tenneyson Dunford - Corporal   
William Tenneyson Dunford enlisted in the Richmond Va. in the 3rd. Infantry Reserves as he was a bit too old for the regular army. He was originally from Cumberland County, Virginia.
Contact Name:  Jerry Dunford
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Date Added:  6/21/2014
Company E
John Allen Hamilton - Captain   
Co A, Third Virginia. (3rd Virginia renamed from 3rd Georgia)SECOND LIEUTENANT Hamilton, John A., joined for duty and enrolled at Pendleton, April 14, 1861; mustered into Confederate service, at Columbia, June 7, 1861.

The 3rd Georgia Infantry was organized in late April 1871. In the Spring of 1862, the 3rd Georgia Infantry returned to Virginia and joined the Army of Northern Virginia. It served in that way for the remainder of the war. The 3rd GA participated in more than fifty engagements during it’s career. Enlisted April for 12 month’s ; reenlisted in Virginia 1862; surrendered Appomattox Court House. Officers Cpt J.R. Griffin, 1st Lt. J.A.Hamilton, 2nd Lt. Bichat LeSueur, 3rd Lt J. N. Smith, 1st Sgt R. W. Allen.

South Mills April 19, 1862
Seven Pines May 31 - June 1, 1862
Malvern Hill July 1, 1862
Second Manassas Campaign August 16 - September 2, 1862
Sharpsburg September 16-17,1862
Fredricksburg December 12-15, 1862
Chancellorsville April 27 - May 6, 1863
Gettysburg Campaign June 3 - August 1, 1863
Wilderness Campaign May 4 - June 12, 1864
Spottsylvania May 8 - 21, 1864
Cold Harbor June 1 - 12, 1864
Appomattox Campaign March 28 - April 9, 1865
Surrender, Appomattox Court House April 9, 1865

An examination of the paroles granted at Appomattox Court House shows that the Third Georgia Infantry surrendered more than two hundred thirty-five officers and enlisted men. The Third Georgia was one of the largest units to lay down arms at Appomattox Court House.
Contact Name:  John E Hamilton
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Date Added:  7/27/2009
Company F
Henry Clay Capps - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Daniel E. Stone
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Date Added:  1/20/2018
Company F
Claudius Crawley Phillips - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Ronnie Ranew
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Date Added:  11/11/2007
Company G
John Baker Felts - Private   
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Contact Name:  Al Washington
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Date Added:  7/11/2009
Company G
Nathaniel T. Felts - Private   
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Contact Name:  Al Washington
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Date Added:  7/22/2009
Company G
John Wesley Francis - Private   
He was the younger brother of Capt. Nathaniel T. Francis and the brother in law of Junius Randolph Person. He was attending school when he entered the war.
Contact Name:  Keith Francis
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Date Added:  4/4/2012
Company G
Nathaniel Thomas Francis - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Keith T. Francis
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Date Added:  11/4/2011
Company G
Junius Randolph Person - 1st Lieutenant   
Junius R. Person, born 1832-1909, born in Southampton County, VA. Attended UVA, class of 1854 and Lexington Law School. He was a member of The Rough and Ready Guards. This Company of volunteers was attached to the 3rd VA Infantry, Kempers Brigade, Longstreet Corps, Picketts Division,Army of Northern Virginia. Was one of the founders of this Company of volunteers. Buried at Persons United Methodist Church, est. 1838 in Drewryville, VA.
Contact Name:  Mark Person
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Date Added:  11/4/2010
Company G
George H. Simmons - Private   
From Southampton Co., VA
Surrendered at Appomattox, 4-9-1865
Contact Name:  David Butler
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Date Added:  4/26/2007
Company H
David Culpepper - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kristin Smith
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Date Added:  7/27/2009
Company H
George Washington Gleason - Private   
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Contact Name:  Susan Frank
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Date Added:  1/31/2007
Company H
William Henry McHorney (listed as/Mahoney) - Private   
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Contact Name:  Joseph Hartlove
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Date Added:  1/12/2015
Company H
Clark Estes Stell - Private   
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Contact Name:  Crystal Jarratt
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Date Added:  3/13/2008
Company I
Abraham Jones - Corporal   
Abraham Jones joined the James River Artillery June 23, 1861. Alexander Daniel Callcote was the first Captain of the company. This unit later became Co. I(second)of the 3rd VA Infantry. Abraham Jones was wounded at Gettysburg, 3 July 1863 and taken prisoner. He was a part of Pickett's Charge. Abraham Jones is my Great Great maternal Grandfather.
Contact Name:  Donald Brothers
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Date Added:  12/4/2007
Company I
Jacob Jones - Lieutenant   
Jacob is my Great Grandfather. He was in the 3rd Virginia Regiment CO I James River Artillary.He served with his brothers: Abraham Jones,Isaac Newton Jones,Josiah Benjamin Jones,and Junius Wilson Jones. They were all from Isle of Wight Co. VA and all survived the war.
Contact Name:  Jim Jones
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Date Added:  12/19/2008
Company I
William Lafayette Stephenson - Private   
William Lafayette Stephenson 1840-1883 Southampton Co., VA
Contact Name:  Jaclyn Harrell
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Date Added:  2/24/2013
Company I
William Henry James Thomas - Private   
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Contact Name:  William Thomas
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Date Added:  9/14/2009
Company I
Henry Axum Turner - Private   
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Contact Name:  Al Washington
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Date Added:  7/11/2009
Company I
John Thomas Turner - Private   
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Contact Name:  Al Washington
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Date Added:  7/11/2009
Company K
Richard Thomas Elliott - Private   
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Contact Name:  Duane Elliott
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Date Added:  1/3/2016
Company K
Leroy Molair - Private   
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Contact Name:  Geoffrey Hull
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Date Added:  2/17/2015
Company K
William Monford Tuck - Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Dan Lewandowski
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Date Added:  12/23/2009
Company K
William A Whitt - Private   
William A. Whitt enlisted in Company K, 3rd Virginia Infantry on 28 October 1861 in Halifax County, VA. He was wounded in the Battle of Seven Pines, removed from the battle field to Chimborazo Army Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. He was subsequently furloughed home where he died of his injuries on 14 July 1862.
Contact Name:  Eddie Whitt
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Date Added:  1/2/2010
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