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Photo: 4th VA Infantry Regiment battle flag
Age at Enlistment: 29
Length of Service: 1863-1865
Unit: 4th VA Infantry Regiment
Service Record: Enlisted into Co. D on 7 Feb 1863 at Marion, VA; wounded in action (arm) at Gettysburg on 3 Jul 1863 and sent to Gen Hosp; sent home to recover after long stay; by Dec 1864 he was still at home. It is possible his arm was amputated. Never was able to return to service. After the war he never married. Listed in census as a farmer. Died in Locust Cove at age 36 when he was kicked by a horse.
Survived War: Yes
Cemetery/Burial: Rock Wall/ Buchanan, Chatham Hill, Smyth Co. , VA
Soldier Info: Born Chatham Hill, Smyth Co., VA in 1834; Died Chatham Hill, Smyth Co., VA in 1872.
Relationship to Author: 3rd cousin 6x