Chrisman, Joseph B.

Photo:    J.E.B Stuart’s VA Cavalry battle flagGen.Stuart-personal battle flag for VA Cav

Age at Enlistment:  21

Length of Service: 1863-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit19th VA Cavalry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. E on 13 Mar 1863 (supplied his own horse); captured at Beverly, WV on 29 Oct 1864, sent to Clarksburg, WV on  2 Nov 1864, then to Wheeling, WV military prison, then on to Camp Chase prison, OH on 29 Nov 1864. There is no further record except he was there likely with his younger brother, Isaac L. Chrisman. It is very likely that both brothers died at Camp Chase.

Survived WarUnknown, doubtful

Cemetery / Burial:   Burial unknown, but likely Camp Chase, OH, Union prison

Soldier Info:  Born in VA in 1842; Death unknown

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 6x