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Corps of Cadets, Virginia Military Institute      
Company Unknown
James O (R) Chapman - Private   
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Contact Name:  Diane Milstead
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  5/21/2012
Company Unknown
Lewis S. Moore - Unknown   
Lived in Campbell County VA. to best of knowledge never wounded or captured. Was issued a pension for kidney problems.
Contact Name:  Frank
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  9/14/2015
Company Unknown
Joab Oakes - Unknown   
I am descended from this Joab Oakes through my grandmother, Ella Oakes Belcher Hodges Wood. Complicated, I know, but she was married 3 times.
Contact Name:  Gordon Stiles
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Date Added:  12/28/2004
Company A
John F Biggs - Unknown   
He died in 1862, and I am attempting to find out the battle and details of his death.
Contact Name:  Edward Bennett
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  9/4/2017
Company A
Joseph Matthew Doyle - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jordan Turner
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Date Added:  7/11/2015
Company A
Doctor Franklin Haizlip - Private   
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Contact Name:  B.D. Winn
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  3/27/2007
Company A
James Manning Hopper - Unknown   
James manning Hopper was wounded and died from wounds in 1863.
Contact Name:  Rick Seeley
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Date Added:  7/26/2013
Company A
alexander joyce - Private   
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Contact Name:  B.D. Winn
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Date Added:  3/27/2007
Company A
William C Joyce - Private   
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Contact Name:  B.D. Winn
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Date Added:  3/27/2007
Company A
Joseph Chester Rogers - 3rd Corporal   
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Contact Name:  John Rogers
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Date Added:  4/14/2009
Company A
Thomas Suttenfield - Private   
Please add my ancestor to the 42nd infantry regiment, company A
Contact Name:  Hal Cardwell
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Date Added:  8/27/2018
Company A
Henry C. Wade - Private   
Henry C. Wade was wounded at the Battle of Chancellorville and lost his left arm to amputation. He was sent to Hospital No 1 in Richmmond Virginia just after the Battle, and later to The Danville Hospital. He was later furloughed to his nearby home in Henry County Virginia, and never returned to the fight.
Contact Name:  Michael Baker
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Date Added:  4/30/2016
Company B
Elisha Lemiel Argabright - Private   
Married to Mary Ann Shilling
Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
Samuel Valentine Argabright - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
William David Argabright - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
Lorenzo DeWeese - Private   
Husband of Rosanna Shilling
Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
Charles W Holt - Private   
Wife of Martha Ann Shilling, died in military hospital in Lynchburg VA
Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
Harvey Hylton - Corporal   
This is my second great uncle my great grandfather Henry Hylton's brother point lookout md. POW
Contact Name:  Donald L.Hylton Jr.
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  1/10/2018
Company B
Jeremiah Hylton - Private   
This is my second great uncle my great grandfather Henry Hylton's brother
Contact Name:  Donald L.Hylton Jr.
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  1/10/2018
Company B
Samuel Martin Lee - Private   
Teamster. Fought all battles until wounded 5/5/64 at Battle of Wilderness. Shot in jaw and out other side of face, clipping off tip of tongue. Reassigned to General Lee on 2/4/1865. With Gen. Lee till Appomattox C.H. Never paroled. Family tradition has it he evaded Union forces and walked home rather than surrender since he lived less than 10 miles from Appomattox. Was issued pension.
Contact Name:  Frank
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Date Added:  9/14/2015
Company B
Henry Adonirum Moore - Private   
Enlisted 25 May, 1861, age 28, at the Floyd County Courthouse, Floyd, Va as a Confederate. About July 1862, he developed "anchylosis elbow" and declared unfit to serve so he became a nurse in 2nd Corp hospital, Dec 1863-Oct 1864. He was captured at some point and taken to Point Lookout, Md. He was released "on oath" June 19, 1865. His appearance was unrecognizable to family when he returned home. I have a tintype of him in uniform.
Contact Name:  Linda Ellison Minton
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Date Added:  6/14/2020
Company B
ANDREW MICHAEL REED - Private   
Enlisted in 1861; medically discharged in 1862. May have briefly enlisted with the 4th VA Infantry Reserves in early 1864, and been wounded at the Battle of Cloyd's Mountain (Pulaski Co., VA), on May 9, 1864.
Contact Name:  B
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Date Added:  8/8/2012
Company B
JOHN M. REED - Private   
Wounded at Mine Run (Orange Co., VA) on Nov 27, 1863.
Contact Name:  B Reed
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  5/13/2011
Company B
Hamilton Wade Richards - Private   
Died at Cedar Run
Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
Robert E Richards - Private   
Died at Chancellorsville VA 3 MAY 1863. Wife of Sarah Jane Shilling.
Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
Samuel R Richards - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
Samuel Moore Richards - Private   
Died while serving CSA in 1862, Warrenton, VA
Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
William Richards - Private   
Died while serving CSA 1864 in Richmond, VA
Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
William Riley Schilling - Private   
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Contact Name:  Rebecca Stockamp
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Date Added:  12/11/2004
Company B
Austin Shank - Unknown   
My husbands great grandfather, I believe. Father of Ellen Shank (family later lived near Piladelphia, PA)
Contact Name:  Barbara Clendening
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  6/5/2011
Company B
George Burwell Shilling - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  www.udc851.com
Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
James Dennis King Shilling - Private   
Died as result of injury during Cedar Run conflict, 9 AUG 1862
Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  www.udc851.com
Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
Jerimiah Jerdan Shilling - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  www.udc851.com
Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
John King Shilling - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Contact Homepage:  www.udc851.com
Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
W Aaron Shilling - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Contact Homepage:  www.udc851.com
Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company B
William Thomas Wimmer - Private   
Private Company B. Born 12/6/1841 in Floyd Country Virginia.
Contact Name:  Blaine Hypes
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Date Added:  11/27/2009
Company C
Robert Boblett - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company C
William R Boblett - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company C
William C. Chilton - Sergeant   
Born about November 19, 1841 in Virginia to James Thomas Chilton (b. about 1817) and Sarah Elizabeth Coleman. Died February 20, 1909 in Bedford Co. Virginia. Enlisted as 3rd Sgt. in ('Buford Grays') Co. C, 42nd Virginia Infantry on May 18, 1861 at Lisbon, Bedford Co. At Lynchburg Hosp. by February 28, 1862 through April 1, 1862. Present August 7, 1862. Wounded at Cedar Mountain August 9, 1862. Wounded in arm & side August 29, 1862 at 2nd Manassas. At Staunton hospital through October 31, 1862. Wounded accidentally at Fredericksburg December 14, 1862. Absent but promoted to 1st Sgt. by January 15, 1863. Captured at Spotsylvania CH May 12, 1864. Held at Pt. Lookout May 18 to July 30, 1864. Held at Elmira NY August 2, 1864 to February 20, 1865 when sent to James River for exchange. His wounds prevented him from performing manual labor for some time. Applied for pension May 2, 1905; dated Circuit Court Bedford Co. June 4, 1905. At that time he lived near Thaxton. He was buried in Chilton family plot Bedford Co. ----- Film Number M382 roll 10

(1st Cousin 4 times removed)
Contact Name:  Donald Steve Smith
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.mdscv.org/1388/adopt-a-confederate/
Date Added:  3/30/2006
Company C
Pleasant Preston Claytor - Musician   
He is my Great great grandfather. Later served in the 34th Virginia Infantry. Both units formed in Bedford Co. VA
Contact Name:  David Kidd
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Date Added:  12/16/2013
Company C
Dennis C Crouch - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company C
Henry T. Franklin - Private   
Henry T. Franklin KIA at Mine Run,Paynes Farm VA. 27 Nov 1863
Contact Name:  William Sharp
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Date Added:  10/14/2010
Company C
Isaac A. Nolen - 3rd Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Darrell Nolen
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Date Added:  2/6/2009
Company C
Thomas Y Powers - Unknown   
Thomas Y Powers, Bedford, VA - Company C - Buford Grays. Enlisted May 18, 1861 at Lisbon, Bedford County. Assigned to regiment on June 22, 1861
Contact Name:  Judy Sumner
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Date Added:  4/18/2012
Company E
Reverend Wesley Hammond - Corporal   
Corporal Company E. 'Dixie Grays'. Born 6/1838 in Botetourt County, Va. Brother to Sgt. Samuel Clayton Hammond. Left the 42nd Virginia in late 1864 because of battle injuries. Returned as Chaplain in 3rd Virginia Infantry Pickett's Infantry Division. Present/Paroled at Appomattox 4/19/1865.
Contact Name:  Blaine Hypes
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Date Added:  11/27/2009
Company E
Elias Blankenship - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company E
William Blankenship - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company E
John Mitchell Goodwin - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Diane Simmons
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Date Added:  10/15/2013
Company E
William Wesley Goodwin - Private   
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Contact Name:  Diane Simmons
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Date Added:  10/15/2013
Company E
Samuel Clayton Hammond - Sergeant   
Sergeant Company E. Stonewall Jackson's Division. Born ca. 1829 Botetourt County, Va. Brother to Corporal (Reverend) Wesley Hammond. Honorably discharged in 1864 due to various injuries sustained during the War. Died 7/2/1915.
Contact Name:  Blaine Hypes
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Date Added:  11/27/2009
Company E
george washington mcmanaway - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Blake Welch
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Date Added:  4/28/2010
Company E
James William Nichols - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kathie Trent Kingery
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Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company F
John Harrison Draper - Private   
Enlisted as a private on 15 Oct. 1864 at Camp Lee,in Company F, 42nd Infantry Regiment Virginia on 15 Oct. 1864, furloughed on 4 Feb. 1865 at Camp Ewell, Petersburg, VA.

Brother of Jesse Hurd Draper, William Meredith Draper, Peter Davis Draper and Thomas Jefferson Draper of the 24th Virginia.

Relationship: Cousin
Contact Name:  ANNE STJERN
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Date Added:  8/2/2008
Company F
Jabez E. Gravely - Sergeant   
Trying to find where the 42 Va. Inf. served during Civil War & Sgt. Jabez E. Gravely date of birth and death. Also, confirm if Jabez was captured by the Union Army and held in prison.
Contact Name:  Robert S. Luttrell
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Date Added:  5/12/2009
Company F
Samuel Manning - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jeff Manning
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Date Added:  4/22/2012
Company F
P P Pankey - Private   
Appears on a Register as Patient at General Hospital at Petersburg, Va. with diagnosis of Diarrheoa/ acute admitted 15 April 1865. His name is on a roll of POW's at Fair Ground Post Hospital Petersburg, Va May 25, 1865. He was captured while a patient on 3 April, 1865 and transferred to General Hospital on 17 April. He appears on a roll of POW's forwarded to commanding officer Newport News Va. 22 April 1865. He is one of 38 prisoners received that day. Remarks: Oath not administered.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  1/27/2014
Company F
S. L. Pankey - Private   
He enlisted 13 Oct. 1864 at New Market, Va. for the war, enlisted by Capt Gravley, Note has not been paid.
His name appears on a Muster Roll of a detachment of paroled and exchanged prisoners at Camp Lee, near Richmond, Va. Roll dated 28 Feb. 1865.
Contact Name:  Phillip
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Date Added:  1/27/2014
Company F
Stephen P Pankey - Private   
Stephen enlisted 13 Oct.,1864 at New Market. His name appears on a Oath of Allegiance card dated at Newport News 30 June 1865. His place of residence is Henry County. Captured at Farmville, 6 April 1865. Released 30 June 1865.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  1/27/2014
Company H
Henry John Goad - Private   
1843-1862 Killed at the Battle of Cedar Mountain, 9 Aug 1862.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  4/9/2013
Company H
John Hagood - Private   
Killed at Gettysburg - 03 Jul 1863
Contact Name:  Bill Bailey
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  wlbai724@gmail.com
Date Added:  12/10/2016
Company H
John Edmund Penn - Colonel   
Capt Penn commanded H Co from their formation though the Valley Campaign. After Cedar Mountain he took command of the Regiment and commanded them through 2d Manassas to Sharpsburg. The morning of 17 September after the Brigade Commander was wounded he took command of Jones' Brigade of the Stonewall Division. Later that morning he during the fighting between the West Woods and the Corn Field he was wounded and captured. He had his leg amputated and was paroled from Ft McHenry, Baltimore POW Camp. He was promoted to Major, Lt Col and Colonel with an effective date in August prior to the Battles of 2d Manassas and Sharpsburg.
Contact Name:  Brooks Lyles
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Date Added:  5/18/2013
Company I
William T. Betterton - Private   
Enlisted July 11, 1861, Lynchburg, VA. Died October 15, 1864 at Baltimore, MD Hospital. At his death, he left a wife and at least one small child.
Contact Name:  Pris Betterton
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Date Added:  7/30/2008
Company I
Robert Anderson Eagle - Private   
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Contact Name:  Robert S. Eagle III
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Date Added:  5/4/2004
Company I
Moses Hurt Hendricks - Corporal   
Joined 11 Jul 1861, Surrendered 9 Aug 1865 with Gen. Lee. Was shot three times, captured and exchanged once. Lost three fingers on left hand, lower left jaw and shot in neck.
Contact Name:  Jesse
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Date Added:  9/15/2010
Company I
George Washington Staples - Private   
Was my 2x gr.uncle.Scalp wound in the engagement of 27 Nov.1863 at Payne's Farm and Mine Run, Va. Campaign report dated near Mortons Ford, 5 Dec. 1863. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital No.1, Richmond, Va. 30 Nov. 1863. Returned to duty 27 March 1864. Captured near Spotsylvania Court House 12 May 1864.Taken to Belle Plains, Va. then to Point Lookout, Maryland 18 May 1864.Transferred to Elmira, New York 3 August 1864. Released took Oath of Allegiance 27 June 1865.
Contact Name:  Vonda Whirley
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Date Added:  6/17/2015
Company I
Michael Campbell Staples - Private   
Was my 2x gr.grandfather.POW belonging to the Army of Northern Virginia, who have been this day surrendered by Gen. Robert E. Lee, C.S.A., commanding said Army, to Lieut. Gen. U. S. Grant, commanding Armies of the United States. Appomattox Court House, Virginia, 9 April 1865.
Contact Name:  Vonda Whirley
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Date Added:  6/17/2015
Company I
Robert W. Staples - Private   
Was my 2x gr.uncle. POW, belonging to the Army of Northern Virginia, who have been this day surrendered by Gen. Robert E. Lee. C.S.A., commanding said Army, to Lieut. U.S. Grant, commanding Armies of the United States. Done at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, 9 April 1865.
Contact Name:  Vonda Whirley
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Date Added:  6/17/2015
Company I
Thomas Jefferson Staples - Private   
Was my 2x gr.uncle. POW, belonging to the Army of Northern Virginia, who have been this day surrendered by General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A., commanding said Army, to Lieut. Gen. U.S. Grant, commanding Armies of the United States. Done at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, 9 April 1865.
Contact Name:  Vonda Whirley
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Date Added:  6/17/2015
Company K
Marcus Wright Abshire - Private   
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Contact Name:  Dick
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Date Added:  3/13/2008
Company K
Peyton Dewitt Divers - Private   
My GG Grandfather. Buried in Rocky Mount Va.
Contact Name:  David Keffer
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Date Added:  3/21/2015
Company K
Reuben Jones - Private   
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Contact Name:  clinton greer
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Date Added:  2/16/2015
Company K
Moses Waldren - Unknown   
Moses my 5th ggf served with served with my other 5th ggf in co k. Moses had a daughter and Joseph a son after the war married and are my 4th ggparents
Contact Name:  Jeremy Childers
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Date Added:  6/1/2020
Company K
Joseph Goodson Woods - Private   
Joseph woods served in co k with Moses Waldron. Joseph had a son and Moses had a daugther. They married and are my fourth ggp. My 5th ggf served together. Either killed I'd be gone.
Contact Name:  Jeremy Childers
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Date Added:  6/1/2020
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