Photo: Maj. James Darst Age at Enlistment: 23
Length of Service: 1861-1865
Unit: 158th Virginia Militia (Pulaski County, VA)
Service Record: Led the 158th Militia as its commanding officer after enlistment in Nov 1861 until end of war in 1865.
Survived War: Yes
Cemetery / Burial: Dublin Cemetery, Dublin, Pulaski Co., VA; civilian headstone
Soldier Info: Born in Dublin, Pulaski Co., VA in 1838; Died in Dublin, Pulaski Co., VA in 1906; He was a freemason; Appears on letter of pardon in 1867 submitted to President Andrew Johnson by former Confederate officers excluded from earlier amnesty proclamations. Granted.
Relationship to Author: 3rd cousin 5x