Charlton, Davidson W.L.

PhotoCSAflagAge at Enlistment:  *64

Length of Service: 1863-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit: Wade’s Regiment, Local Defense; Washington County Militia; Wythe County Militia

Service Record: Joined Co. A for duty 15 Jul 1863 at Christiansburg, VA with his brother John Robinson Charlton.

*Davidson (64) and his older brother John Robinson (71) were perhaps the oldest Confederate Soldiers to have served in the war.

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Charlton Cemetery #2, Belmont, Montgomery Co., VA; civilian headstone

Soldier Info:  Born in Montgomery Co., VA in 1798; Died in Montgomery Co., VA in 1886

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 7x