Edmondson, Elijah

Photo:  CSAflagAge at Enlistment: 42

Length of Service: 1862-1863

State:  Tennessee

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:   3rd TN Infantry Battalion

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