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Corps of Cadets, Virginia Military Institute      
Company A
James B Duncan - Private   
We know that Grandpa James was captured in the Battle of Waynesboro, Va approx. 1864. If anyone has any more information, please feel free to e-mail this to us.
Contact Name:  H. Fields
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Date Added:  12/14/2011
Company A
James W. Hamilton - Private   
-Enrolled for active service June 14, 1861, age 22 at Winchester, VA.
-Mustered in at a camp near Manassas, VA by Lt. Col. Harman on July 29,1861.
-Returned to Winchester Hospital listed as sick sometime thereafter.
-Officially detailed from Company A to Winchester Hospital from about October to August 3, 1863.
-Captured by Federal 8th VA Cavalry on August 3, 1863 at hospital in Winchester.
-Sent to Wheeling, VA as POW (Atheneum Prison; sp?) on Aug. 6, 1863.
-Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio on Aug. 11, 1863.
-Detailed as hospital nurse by the Secretary of War in October 1863.
-Transfered on Feb. 29, 1864 to Fort Delaware, arriving on March 4, 1864.
-Signed Oath of Allegence to the US at Fort Delaware on June 15, 1865 and was released to return to Frederick County, VA.
Contact Name:  Jason Schneider
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Date Added:  4/9/2010
Company A
Edward S Huffman - Private   
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Contact Name:  Tamara
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Date Added:  9/3/2013
Company A
pleasant mccoy - Private   
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Contact Name:  don vap
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Date Added:  9/3/2010
Company A
Charles David Shiner - Private   
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Contact Name:  Bill Shiner
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Date Added:  2/5/2013
Company A
William Starr - Private   
William was born in England in 1838 and he died in Cumberland,MD in 1880.
He was a blacksmith in Winchester,VA
Contact Name:  Rebecca Starr
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Date Added:  9/25/2008
Company A
Charles William Thompson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Bill Shiner
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Date Added:  2/5/2013
Company C
James Ayres - Private   
1st Rockbridge Artillery - Hospitalized for hernia while moving cannon at Winchester, VA

5th VA INF, Co. C - Wounded on 3 May 1863 in left thigh at Chancellorsville, VA

20th VA CAV, Co. K - Promoted to SGT, Lost Mississippi Rifle, Reported to Federal Provost Marshall at Clarksburg, WV. Took Oath and was released 14 Dec 1864. Age 21
Contact Name:  David Causey
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Date Added:  12/29/2010
Company C
Bailey Dunlap Jones - Sergeant   
Bailey served in the Confederate Army during the War Between The States. He enlisted April 17, 1861 in Staunton, Virginia, and was mustered into service at Harper's Ferry, May 1, 1861. He was present with his unit, the 5th Virginia Infantry, Co. C - Mountain Guard, at First Manassas (Bull Run), second Manassas and Kernstown. He was promoted to Corporal in December 1861, and was promoted again to Sergeant on April 16, 1862. He died of wounds received at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia on May 3, 1863 the last day of the battle. He is buried in the Union Presbyterian Church Cemetery, in Parnassas, Virginia.
Contact Name:  Bob Wolfe
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Date Added:  1/20/2011
Company C
Robert Alexander McGinity - Private   
Robert enlisted in the Confederate Army on March 16, 1862 in Staunton, Virginia and was mustered in as a Private in the 5th Virginia Infantry, Co., C - Mountain Guard. He was present with his unit at Kernstown, and was captured during a skirmish at New Creek, Virginia (now West Virginia) on January 8, 1863 and sent to the Union prison at Wheeling, Virginia (WVA) and then on January 13, 1863 he was transferred to a prison camp in Camp Chase, Ohio. Records show that his brother Thomas was imprisoned with him at the same time. He and his brother were both released from Camp Chase on July 7, 1863 after having given their parole. His whereabouts for the remainder of the war are unknown. He is buried in Thornrose Cemetery, in Staunton, Virginia.
Contact Name:  Bob Wolfe
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Date Added:  1/20/2011
Company D
John Bailey Wade - Private   
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Contact Name:  Mike Fitzgerald
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Date Added:  1/23/2016
Company E
George M Britton - Private   
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Contact Name:  Dwight Mosteller
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Date Added:  7/27/2012
Company E
Francis Preston Thomason - Private   
Francis Preston Thomason (1834-1895) enlisted at Rude's Hill; and marched from there to the 1st Battle of Kernstown; he was wounded twice (luckily missing both Antietam & Gettysburg), but then was captured at the Point of the Salient at Chancellorsville and sent to Ft. Delaware. He is buried in Augusta County, VA
Contact Name:  Mary Thomason-Morris
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Date Added:  6/1/2009
Company E
George Greiner Valentine - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jack Barnes
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Date Added:  2/17/2009
Company E
George G VALENTINE - Unknown   
GEORGE G VALENTINE WAS IN CO. E ALONG WITH HIS 2 BROTHERS SAMUEL T VALENTINE AND JOHN C VALENTINE 3 BROTHERS IN THE SAME CO. THATS SOUTHERN PRIDE AT ITS BEST
Contact Name:  BERNARD VALENTINE
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Date Added:  3/6/2014
Company E
John Calvin Valentine - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jack Barnes
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Date Added:  2/17/2009
Company E
Samuel Thomas Valentine - Private   
POW at Spotsylvania 12-May-1864.
Contact Name:  Jack Barnes
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Date Added:  2/17/2009
Company F
Bluford Bibb Edwards - Private   
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Contact Name:  Charles O'Hara
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Date Added:  12/29/2012
Company F
Thomas Patrick McGinity - Private   
At the start of the Civil War Thomas enlisted in the Confederate Army at West View, Augusta County, Virginia on April 29, 1861 and was mustered in as a Private in the 5th Virginia Infantry, Co. F - West View Infantry. He was present with his unit at First Manassas (Bull Run). He was captured in 1863 in Hampshire County, Virginia (now West Virginia), and was sent to a Union prison at Wheeling, Virginia (WVA) and then to prison at Camp Chase, Ohio on January 13, 1863. Records show that his brother Robert was imprisoned with him at the same time. He and his brother were both released from Camp Chase on July 7, 1863 after having given their parole. His whereabouts for the remainder of the war are unknown. He is buried in Boston, Massachusetts.
Contact Name:  Bob Wolfe
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Date Added:  1/20/2011
Company F
John M Peery - Sergeant   
This soldier was in the Botetourt command and was wounded in battle. His life was saved because the bullet that hit him was deflected by a New Testament (Bible) that was in his shirt pocket. If anyone has further info on this person please pass it on.
Contact Name:  A W Bennett
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Date Added:  7/7/2007
Company F
St. Francis Roberts - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Tim Coppage
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Date Added:  2/5/2014
Company F
Benjamin Franklin Shuey - 1st Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Kathy Scott
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Date Added:  10/17/2015
Company F
Ausbert George Lewis VanLear - Private   
Pvt. Ausbert George Lewis VanLear enlisted in early 1862, leaving a wife and three children behind in Staunton, VA. He fought all the major battles through Chancellorsville where he was shot through the right knee and his leg was amputated. After the war he went to University of Virginia and University of Maryland and obtained a degree in Medicine. He was a practicing physician in Staunton, VA until early 1900's, all while wearing a wooden leg. He also fathered three more children after the war. The family has all his correspondence from mid-1840 until 1890's.
Contact Name:  William J. Graham, III
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Date Added:  9/14/2009
Company G
James Matthew Cyrus - Private   
Paroled at Appomattox 4/9/65. He was great great grandfather. From Campbell County.
Contact Name:  Steve Whitlock
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Date Added:  7/6/2015
Company G
Richard Lyons - Private   
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Contact Name:  Dan Reed
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Date Added:  7/16/2010
Company H
Marion F. Fauber - Private   
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Contact Name:  Nancy Regan
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Date Added:  8/8/2007
Company I
John Hisey Caricofe - Private   
Wounded 3 July 1863, Died 10 July 1863
Contact Name:  William Caracofe
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Date Added:  1/29/2019
Company I
Samuel H. Eavey - Private   
From 'The Baker History' Descendants of John Baker Sr. published in 1964
Contact Name:  Richard W. Werner
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Date Added:  3/18/2014
Company I
Andrew Rummel - Private   
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Contact Name:  Charles Rummel
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Date Added:  2/19/2012
Company I
Richard D Vance - Private   
This Richard Vance was from the Paynesville area of McDowell County (was Logan Co), who enlisted soon after he was released from Camp Chase in Ohio, where he was a POW. Richard was captured, stating he fought for the 188th Virginia and was from McDowell County. In November 1863, after nearly a year as a POW and released, he enlisted with Capt. P.K. McComas of Logan County, in the 5th Virginia State Line, Company I, where he subsequently died January 26, 1863, in Wytheville, Virginia.
Contact Name:  Barbara
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Date Added:  7/29/2016
Company I
Jacob Wichael - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jerry Matthew Weikle
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Contact Homepage:  jerryweikle97@gmail.com
Date Added:  11/30/2018
Company I
William Wichael - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jerry Matthew Weikle
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Contact Homepage:  jerryweikle97@gmail.com
Date Added:  11/30/2018
Company K
John Wesley Shiner - Private   
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Contact Name:  Bill Shiner
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Date Added:  2/5/2013
Company L
James Lewis Ballew - Private   
He lived a long life. He also had a brother that served in the civil war next to him. His name is John Dorsey Ballew.
Contact Name:  Amy Ballew Buchanan
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Date Added:  10/15/2010
Company L
John Dorsey Ballew - Private   
He fought next to his brother James Lewis Ballew.
Contact Name:  Amy Ballew Buchanan
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Date Added:  10/15/2010
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