Charlton, Chester B.

Photo:    The personal battle flag of J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalry from the Army of Northern VirginiaGen.Stuart-personal battle flag for VA CavAge at Enlistment:  17

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit14th VA Cavalry Regiment

Service Record: Enlisted in Co. F/G on 19 Aug 1862 with his brother’s Co. at Christiansburg, Va.; present through 31 Dec 1864 , periodically on horse detail to get new horses; NFR

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Orchard Cemetery, Ballard, Monroe Co., WV; civilian headstone

Soldier Info:  Born in Montgomery Co., VA in 1845; Died in Monroe Co., WV in 1932; Wife Louvenia received widow’s pension in 1931 from Radford, VA.

Relationship to Author2nd cousin 6x

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