Photo: Samuel Cox photo and battle flag of the Virginia CavalryAge at Enlistment: 33
Length of Service: 1861-1862
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