Cannoy, Barney B.

Photo:  4th VA Infantry battle flag 4th va inf

Age at Enlistment:  25

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt / 2Lt

Unit:   4th VA Infantry Regiment (part of the famous Stonewall Brigade)

Service Record: Enlisted in Co. F on 24 Apr 1861; survived bouts of pneumonia and typhoid in 1861 and 1862; 4th VA infantry was at Bull Run and fought in the Shenandoah Valley in Spring and Summer of 1862; detailed as a regimental teamster at the end of 1862 and 1863; promoted from ranks to 2Lt on 31 Dec 1863; captured at Spottsylvania C.H. on 12 May 1864 and sent to Ft. Delaware; transferred to Hilton Head , SC on 20 Aug 1864; transferred to Ft. Pulaski, GA on 26 Dec 1864; Sent back to Ft. Delaware and released on 16 Jun 1865.

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Old Elk Creek Cemetery, Grayson, Va; site unknown

Soldier Info:  Born in Grayson Co., VA in 1836; Died in Grayson Co., VA in 1901

Relationship to Author2nd cousin 4x

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