Debusk, Elijah

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Virginia Cavalry battle flag used by Gen J.E.B. StuartGen.Stuart-personal battle flag for VA CavAge at Enlistment:  24

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit25th VA Cavalry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. H on 10 Nov 1862; Died on 5 Dec 1862 in Lee Co. near Yellow Creek, Va. Cause of death unknown, but likely disease.

Note:  Five of his brothers also served in the C.S.A.;’s 25th VA Cavalry; a second brother died

Survived War:  No

Cemetery / Burial:   Unknown burial, but likely near Yellow Creek, Lee Co., VA while in camp in Dec 1862

Soldier Info:  Born in Washington Co., VA in 1838; Died at Yellow Creek, VA in 1862

Relationship to Author:  1st cousin 5x