Edmondson, Thomas

Photo:  1st VA Cavalry battle flag used by J.E.B. StuartGen.Stuart-personal battle flag for VA CavAge at Enlistment: 31

Length of Service: 1861-1864

State:  Virginia

Rank:  Sgt / Lt

Unit:      1st VA Cavalry Regt

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. D on 14 May 1861 as a 3rd Sgt in Cpt. Jones’ Co. “Washington Mounted Rifles”; elected to 3rd Lt on 25 Mar 1863; killed in action at Todd’s Tavern on 7 May 1864 during the battle of Spottsylvania Court House

Survived War:  No

Cemetery / Burial:  Glade Spring Baptist Cemetery, Glade Spring, Washington Co., VA

Soldier Info: Born in Washington Co., VA in 1830; Died at Spottsylvania, VA in 1864 thomas b e edmondson2Relationship to Author:  2nd cousin 5x