Bird, Mark

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Photo: 10th VA Infantry Regiment battle flag

Age at Enlistment: 25

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State: Virginia

Rank: Cpl/Sgt

Unit: 10th VA Infantry Regiment

Service Record:   Enlisted on 18 Apr 1861 at Woodstock, Va. in Co. F; got typhoid fever in June 1861 but recovered; 21 May 1863 promoted to Sgt; wounded in action at Gettysburg; transferred to Co. B on 31 Oct 1864 as Sgt; captured at Petersburg on 25 Mar 1865; sent to Pt. Lookout, Md.; released on 23 Jun 1865

Survived War: Yes

Cemetery/Burial: Massanutten Cemetery, Woodstock, Va.

Note of Mark Bird’s passing

Soldier Info:  Born likely near Woodstock, Va. in 1836; Died 25 Feb. 1903 in Shenandoah Co., Va.

Relationship to Author: 3rd cousin 7x