Brinegar, David

Photo:  22nd VA Infantry battle flag CSAflag

Age at Enlistment:  25

Length of Service: 1861-?

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:   22nd VA Infantry Regiment (First Kanawha Regiment)

Note: 22nd Virginia Infantry was a Confederate regiment; its commander was George S. Patton, Sr., the grandfather of World War II General George S. Patton.

Service Record: Enlisted in Co. H on 3 Jul 1861, but then AWOL on 24 Jul 1861 near Miller’s Ferry – cause listed as unknown;  a pension was given to a “David Brinegar” in the cavalry so it’s possible he joined another unit.

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Burial Unknown, but likely KY

Soldier Info:  Born in Ashe Co., NC in 1836; Died in Kentucky in 1886

Relationship to Author2nd cousin 5x

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