Photo: Age at Enlistment: *71
Length of Service: 1863-1865
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 War: Yes
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