Debusk, Elias

Photo:   Photo of Elias Debusk around the time of the War Between the StatesElias DeBusk

Virginia Cavalry battle flag used by Gen J.E.B. StuartGen.Stuart-personal battle flag for VA CavAge at Enlistment:  38

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit25th VA Cavalry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. H on 3 Oct 1862; present thru about 20 Dec 1864 and captured; POW and paroled at Cumberland Gap, KY on 27 Apr 1865

Note:  Five of his brothers also served in the C.S.A.;’s 25th VA Cavalry; two died Elijah and James E.

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:   Smith Cemetery, Brown, TX

Soldier Info:  Born in Washington Co., VA in 1824; Died in Cross Plains, TX in 1895

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 5x