Cox, Samuel

Photo:   Samuel Cox photo and battle flag of the Virginia Cavalrysamuel coxGen.Stuart-personal battle flag for VA CavAge at Enlistment:  33

Length of Service: 1861-1862

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:   2nd VA Cavalry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Langhorne’s Co. (Co. B) on 1 May 1861 at Lynchburg; admitted to Charlottsville Hosp on 22 Jun 1862 for weakness from debility/disease; transferred to Lynchburg Hosp on 1 Aug 1862, then discharged by surgeon’s certificate on 5 Aug 1862; participated early on in battles at 1st Manassas and early part of Jackson’s Valley campaign in late Spring 1862

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:   Little Sam Cox Cemetery Peach Bottom, Grayson Co. , Va.

Soldier Info:   Born in Grayson Co., VA in 1828; Died in Grayson Co., VA in 1915;

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 6x