Chrisman, John W.

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

Age at Enlistment:  22

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt / Sgt

Unit25th VA Cavalry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. B on 27 May 1861 at Buckannon, Va.; admitted on 18 Oct 1862 and entered Wayside Hosp, No. 9 Richmond, Va. after being wounded in 29 Aug 1862 at Chantilly; he may never have recovered as he was ordered to “invalid corps” and assigned light duty on 31 Mar 1865 until retiring from Army service at the surrender.

Survived WarYes

Cemetery / Burial:   Burial unknown

Soldier Info:  Born in VA in 1839; Died abt. 1875 in Gilmer, WV; appears on the 1870 census but nothing after.

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 6x