Photo: 8th VA Cavalry battle flag; 4th VA Infantry battle flag (captured at Spottsylvania)
Age at Enlistment: 27
Length of Service: 1861, 1862-1864
Service Record: Enlisted in Co. F on 24 Apr 1861; became sick within 3 months at Winchester; 4th VA infantry was at Bull Run and fought in the Shenandoah Valley in Spring and Summer of 1862; contracted typhoid fever and sent to Charlottesville Hosp on 13 Sep 1861; discharged by order of Gen Smith on 27 Sep 1861 due to disability; Rejoins and enlisted in Co. C 8th Va Cav on 27 Apr 1862 with his brother Ephraim in Crumps, Va.; he is on rolls thru 31 Oct 1864; NFR
Survived War: Yes
Cemetery / Burial: Isaac Moore Cemetery, Oldtown, Grayson, Va.
Soldier Info: Born in Grayson Co., VA in 1834; Died in Grayson Co., VA in 1919; Wife received pension for war service in 1902
Relationship to Author: 1st cousin 5x