Age at Enlistment: 17
Length of Service: 1862-1866
Unit: 51st VA Infantry Regiment
Service Record: Enlisted in Co. I on 27 June 1863 and became sick immediately, RTD on 30 June 1863; records go to Fall 1864, but was likely captured at Waynesboro, VA with his brother Martin in Mar. 1865 at Early’s surrender and returned home.
Survived War: Yes
Cemetery / Burial: Bear Cemetery, Atkins, Smyth County, VA
Soldier Info: Born in Grayson Co., VA in 1845; died at Wytheville, VA in 1927
Relationship to Author: 3rd Great Uncle