Edmondson, Martin

Photo:  1st VA Cavalry battle flag used by J.E.B. StuartGen.Stuart-personal battle flag for VA CavAge at Enlistment: 20

Length of Service: 1861-1865

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Pvt / Cpl

Unit:    King’s Light Artillery, Saltville, VA;  1st VA Cavalry Regt

Service Record:  Enlisted on 14 May 1861 with his brother Thomas in Co. D of the 1st VA Cav; on 1 Dec 1862 he was substituted by John McElroy and was transferred to the King’s Lt. Artillery effective 10 May 1864 at the rank of Cpl; appears on the company roles through 23 Mar 1865, then NFR

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Glade Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Glade Spring, Washington Co., VA

Soldier Info: Born in Washington Co., VA in 1841; Died in Washington Co., VA in 1918; After the war Martin Van Buren Edmondson (standing top left) served on the Town Council of Glade Springmartin van buren edmondsonRelationship to Author:  2nd cousin 5x