Charlton, John Robinson

PhotoCSAflagAge at Enlistment:  *71

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 younger brother D.W.L Charlton.

*John Robinson Charlton may have been one of the oldest Confederate Soldiers to put on a uniform at the age of 71 years. He lived to be 98 years of age.

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Likely with family in Montgomery Co., VA

Soldier Info:  Born in Montgomery Co., VA in 1791; Died in Montgomery Co., VA in 1889; He was also a veteran of the War of 1812

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 7x