Delp, John H.

Photo:CSAflagAge at Enlistment: 32

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:   50th VA Infantry Regt; 64th VA Mounted Infantry Regt.

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. B on 29 June 1861 in Wytheville, VA; captured at Payne’s Farm, VA during the Mine Run Campaign on 27 Nov 1863; transferred to Old Capitol Prison, D.C.; developed bronchitis at Old Capitol Prison hospital on 2 Feb 1864; then sent to Point lookout , Md. On 3 Feb 1864; exchanged 10 Mar 1864; after returning he joined Co. K in the 64th VA Mounted Infantry and remained with them until after the war ended; paroled at Cumberland Gap, KY on 28 Apr 1865

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:   Delp Cemetery, Carroll Co., VA

Soldier Info:  Born in Grayson Co., VA in 1829; Died in Carroll Co., VA in 1902

Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 4x