Boyer, Ephraim

Photo:   8th VA Cavalry Regt battle flag

ephraim boyer
Ephraim and wife Tabitha; (photo: findagrave by Ronnie Mallory)

8th va cavalry bannerAge at Enlistment:  20

Length of Service: 1861-1864

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:   Grayson Co. Militia; 8th VA Cavalry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. C on 27 Apr 1862 with his brother Harvey in Crumps, Va.; taken prisoner at Putnam Co, Va on 27 Sep 1862 near Wheeling, WV; on 24 Oct 1862 sent to Camp Chase, OH; must have been exchanged; admitted Chimbrazo hosp in Richmond, VA on 17 Oct 1864, RTD next day; NFR

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:   Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery, Grayson Co., VA

Soldier Info:   Born in Grayson Co., VA in 1832; Died in Grayson Co., VA in 1906

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 5x