Photo: Age at Enlistment: 42
Length of Service: 1862-1863
Service Record: Enlisted in Co. B on 25 Apr 1862 at Memphis, TN; the battalion was known as the “Memphis Legion” and served on special duty in the City of Memphis until the city’s surrender to the Union in late 1862; unit was then disbanded, but Elijah was never heard of again and presumably died at some point in 1863.
Survived War: No
Cemetery / Burial: Unknown burial, but likely in Claiborne, Co., TN
Soldier Info: Born in Washington Co., VA in 1819; Died in 1863
Relationship to Author: 4th Great uncle