Salem Flying Artillery

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LANDON, THOMAS J.: Occ. Mechanic, res. Salem. Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 29. Trans from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Extra duty pay as teamster Jan. - Mar, 1863. POW July 5, 1863, captured at Waterloo, PA. Sent to Ft. McHenry, trans. To Ft. Del. July 9, 1863. Exchanged from Pt. Lookout Feb. 13, 1865, sent to Camp Lee Feb. 18, 1865. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. Died 1917, age 81, bur. East Hill Cem. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

LANDON, THOMAS J.: (Also Langdon, J. F.) Enl. Mar. 4, 1862 at Fincastle for war. Trans. from Co. G. 2nd Va. Cav. June 10, 1863. Present through Dec. 1864. NFR. (Also see 2nd Va. Cav.)

 

LANTZ, CHARLES L.: (Also Lantz, Charles S.) Occ. farmer, res. Botetourt Co. Enl. Mar 4, 1862 at Fincastle, age 17. Trans. from Co. C., 2nd Va. Cav. June 10, 1863. POW, captured Feb. 29, 1864 at Frederick Hall, escaped in Mar. 1864. NFR. (Also see 2nd Va. Cav.)

 

LAVENDER, JOHN: Occ. farmer. Enl. May 8, 1862 at Craney Island for 3 years, bounty due $50, age 26. Died July 2,  1862 of "camp fever" in hos. at Randolph Farm, bur. near Rich.

 

LAVENDER, THOMAS: Enl. May 8, 1862 at Craney Island for 3 years, bounty due $50, age 18. Died July 28, 1862 of  “camp fever" in hos. at Randolph Farm, bur. near Rich.

 

LAYMAN, PHILIP W.: Occ. laborer, res. Roanoke Co. Enl. Jan. 30, 1864 at Frederick Hall for war, bounty due $50, enl. Before enrolment, age 17. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865.

 

LAYMAN, WILLIAM J.: Born 1838. Occ. Farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 23. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Sick fur. from Gen. Hos. In Staunton Oct. - Dec.  1862. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. Died 1921. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

LEMON, GEORGE: Occ. student, res. Botetourt. Enl. May 1, 1864 at Frederick Hall for war, bounty due $50, enl. before enrollment, age 17. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. (Also see Lurty's Co. Va. Art.)

 

LEONARD, DAVID: Occ. farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14,  1861. Discharged for disability Apr. 10, 1862. NFR.*

 

LEONARD, JACOB: Occ. farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 . Trans. to navy Mar. 28, 1862. NFR. *

 

LEONARD JOHN H.: Occ. Farmer, res. Salem, Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 20. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1865. Sick in hos. June 1862. Sent to Gen. Hos., Rich. on Surg. Cert. Nov. 23, 1862. Chim. Hos. #4 Nov. 28, 1862 with "Debility." Trans. To Chim. Hos. #1 Dec. 3, 1862. Sent to Gen. Hos., Farmville Dec. 31, 1862 with diarrhea, trans. to private quarters at Montgomery Springs for 10 days Jan. 16, 1863. Absent on Surg. Cert. June - Oct. 1863. Chim. Hos. #2 June 15 – 28, 1864 with "Ulcer of left breast." On detached service with horse detail Nov. 1864. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

LEONARD, SAMUEL: Occ. farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861. Trans. to navy Mar. 28, 1862. NFR.

 

LEWIS, GEORGE W.: Born Feb. 26,1836. Occ- Farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 24, Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. Mar. 8,  1862. On daily duty in Q. M. Dept. Dec. 1864, present through Dec. 1864. NFR. "Present at every baffle except Williamsport and Ft. Gilmore." Died Oct. 28, 1923, bur. Catawba Cem., Roanoke Co. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

LEWIS, JOHN: Born Oct. 5, 1835. Occ. Farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. "Present at every battle." (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

LIGON, GABRIEL JONES: Born Sept. 20, 1834. Occ. Blacksmith and Coach maker, res. Salem. Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 29. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8,  1862. Sick in Rich. June 25 - Sept.  1862. Appointed Artificer Aug. 1, 1862. On daily duty in Ord. Dept. June 1, 1863 through at least Dec.  1864. Present through Dec. 1864. NFR. Died May 6, 1901, bur. East Hill Cem.

 

LIGON, JAMES F.: (Also Liggan, James F.) Occ. Mechanis, res. Salem. Enl. July 31, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 17. Trans. From 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Chim. Hos. #2 Aug 17 - 27, 1862 with Diarhoea. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

LIGON, J. H.: (Possibly Ligon, T. H.) NFR.

 

LIGON, RICHARD H: Cpl., (Also Liggan, Richard H) Occ. Mechanic, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 26. Trans. From 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Cpl. by Dec. 1863. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. Claim made that he "...discharged last cannon at Appomattox." Died Feb. 14, 1911, age 76, bur. East Hill Cem. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

LIGON, THOMAS H.: Occ. farmer, res. Goochland. Enl. Aug. 1, 1863 at Camp Lee for war, age 46. On daily duty in Ord. Dept. From Aug. 1864 through at least Dec. 1864. Captured on retreat from Rich, paroled at Manchester Apr. 29, 1865.

 

LITTERAL, CHARLES W.: (Also Littrell, Charles W.) Occ. laborer. Res. Salem. Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 29. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Fur. 18 days from Oct. 6, 1863. Fur. Apr.  1864. Present through Dec. 1864. NFR. Age 63 in 1897. Died Apr. 22, 1899. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

LITTERAL, JAMES: (Also Littrell, James) Occ. laborer, res. Salem. Enl. Nov 20, 1863 at Salem for war, age 34. Daily duty in Med. Dept. Apr. - Aug 1864. Daily duty in Med. Dept., Art. 2nd Corp Sept.  1864 through at least Dec.  1864. Present through Dec. 1864. NFR.

 

LOGAN, ROBERT: Born Apr. 25, 1845. Enl. Apr. 27, 1863 at Fincastle for war, enl. Before enrollment. Absent on 7-day fur. Dec.  1864. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. Died Sept. 14, 1906, bur. East Hill Cem.

 

LOLLIS, HENRY B.: (Also Lolless, Henry B.) Occ. laborer, res. Roanoke Co. Enl. Mar. 14, 1864 at Frederick Hall for war, bounty due $50, enl. before enrollment, age 17. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr.  1865.

 

LOVING, TALIAFERRO: (Also Loring Taliaferro) Enl. May 14, 1861, age 28. Discharged for disability Oct. 26, 1861.

 

LOWRY, GEORGE W.: (Also Lowery, George W.) Occ. Farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 26. Trans. from 9th Va., Inf. May 8, 1862. On daily duty in Ord. Dept. Aug. 1864. On daily duty in Ord. Dept. Dec. 1864. Present through Dec. 1864. NFR. Died Feb. 21,1905, age 65 years, 10 months and 8 days, bur. Lowry-Sears Cem., Roanoke Co. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

MADISON, D. M.: Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. NFR.

 

MAGEE, PETER: (Also McGee, Peter) Born County Devon (?), Ireland. 5 ft., 7 in. Light comp.; hazel eyes; slightly grey hair. Occ. Mechanic and harness maker. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 1 year, age 38. Trans. From 9th Va. Inf. May 8,  1862. Discharged by expiration of term of service Aug. 11, 1862, over 35 and not having reenlisted. Reenlisted Dec. 8, 1862 at Merriman's for 3 years as substitute for Moran Smith. Detailed to Manufacturing Dept. Oct. - Dec.  1863. On. Daily duty in Ord. Dept. Aug. Through at least Dec. 1864.  28 day fur. From Nov. 11, 1864, given at Rec. and Wayside Hos. Chim. Hos. #5 Dec. 30, 1864 with pneumonia. Paroled at Appo. C.H.  Apr. 1865. Bur. Catholic Cem., Washington D.C. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

MARTIN, JAMES W.: (Also Marten, J. W.) Occ. Miller, res. Salem. Enl. May 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 19. Trans. From 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Sick fur. From Gen. Hos., Rich Aug.  1862. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

MAYO, W. B.: Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. NFR.

 

McCLANAHAN, DAVID A.: Occ. Farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, Age 25. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Present though Dec. 1864. NFR. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

McCLANAHAN, PAUL: Occ. student, res. Bristol TN[VA. Enl. May 5, 1864 at Frederick Hall for war, bounty due $50, Enl. Before enrollment, age 17. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr.   1865.

 

McCLANAHAN, ROBERT W.: Occ. student, res. Bristol TN/VA. Enl. Mar. 26,  1864 at Frederick Hall for war, bounty due $50, enl. Before enrollment, age 17. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr.  1865.

 

McCORKLE, ALEXANDER R.: Occ. farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861, age 26. Discharged for disability Sept.  1861. Afterwards in Q.M. Dept. * 

McCRARY, C. W.: 1 st Sgt., Enl. July 10, 1861 at Salem AL. for war. Trans. to Salem Flying Art. May 24, 1864, trans. to Mortar Battalion Oct. 1864. NFR. (Also see Jeff Davis Ala. Art.) 

MEADOR, EDWARD J.: (Also Meadows, E.J.) Born Bedford Co. Aug. 12,1837. Occ. Farmer. Enl. May 20, 1861. at Franklin Co., age 21. Wounded at Sharpsburg Sept. 19, 1862. Absent on horse detail from Port Rep. to N.C. June 27 -July 8,63. Wounded infighting Nov. 14, 1863. Sent to hos. in Lynchburg Dec. 3, 1863. Absent wounded Feb. 29, 1864. AWOL Mar. 18 -Apr. 1, 1864. Trans. from 2nd Va. Cav. Apr. 12, 1864 in exchange for Henry S. Persinger. Absent on Surg. Cert. Apr. 1864. Rec. and Wayside Hos. May 23, 1864, trans. to Chim. #2 May 24, 1864 with rheumatism. Trans. to Liberty May 27, 1864. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr.  1865. Farmer in Franklin Co. in 1907. Died June 10, 1927, buried Meador Cem. (Also see 2nd Va. Cav.)

 

METCALF, ALFRED W.: Res. Butler Co., AL. Enl. July 10, 1861 at Selma AL. for war. Dec. 31, 1861 -Feb. 28, 1862 in hos. Trans. to Salem Flying Art. May  1864, trans. to Mortar Battalion, Lamkin's Va. Lt. Art. Oct.  1864 - Mar 1865. Paroled at Selma AL. May 28, 1865. (Also see Jeff Davis Ala. Art.)

 

METHVIN, JOHN F.: (Possibly same as Mithuin, J. F.) Res. Lowndes Co., AL. Enl. Feb. 9, 1864 at Newman GA. Assigned to Salem Flying Art. May 24, 1864. Trans. to Lamkin's Va. Lt. Art Oct. 1864 - Mar. 1865. Paroled Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. *

 

MILLER, JAMES H.: Sgt., Born Bedford Co. 5 ft., 81/2 in. Light Comp; dark eyes: grayish hair. Occ. Tobacconist and carpenter. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 1 year, age given as 40. Detailed as nurse for sick man Sept. 10, 1861. Appt. Sgt. Sept 20, 1861. Absent on horse detail Nov. 12, 1861. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Discharged by expiration of term of service Aug. 11, 1862 over 45 (age now given as 45) and not having reenlisted. Reenlisted Nov. 10, 1862 at Winchester for 3 years as a substitute for George W. Howbert. Captured at Gettysburg, escaped and ret. to Battery. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr.  1865. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

MILLER, PATRICK H.: Born Oct. 15, 1843 at Bedford. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem with father, James Miller. Sent to Craney Is. trans. to Grimes' Battery Mar. 25,  1862. NFR. Res. of Mena AK. From 1896, City Marshall and later City Attorney. Died in Mena, AK. Sept. 29, 1929. *

 

MILLER, WILLIAM: Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. NFR.

 

MITHUIN, J. F.: (Also Mithrin, J. F.) (Possibly same as Methvin, John F.) Enl. Feb. 9, 1864 at Newham GA. For war, ent. to $50 bounty. Trans, to Salem Flying Art. May 1864, trans. to Mortar Battalion Oct.  1864. NFR. (Also see Jeff Davis Ala. Art.) 

MURPHY, CHARLES A.: Enl. Oct. 11, 1864 at Laurel Hill for war. Present through Dec. 1864. NFR. 

NEAL, JAMES, W.: Cpl., (Also Nowlin, J. W.) Born Feb. 3,1832. Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Appointed Cpl. Aug. 1, 1862. On sick fur. Given at Gen. Hos. Rich. Aug. - Oct.  1862. Discharged Apr. 9, 1863, having hired T. S. Rucker as substitute. Died Aug. 2, 1910, age 75, bur. East Hill Cem. (Also see 5th Va. Cav.)

 

NOWLIN, SAMUEL K.: Occ. Student. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 17. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf May 8.  1862. Sick fur. From Rich. Aug. - Oct.  1862. Gen. Hos. #7, Rich. Oct. 24, - Dec. 22, 1864 with "Nephritis." Special Duty at Camp Lee Nov. 10 - Dec. 22, 1862. Assigned for duty for conscription in Roanoke Col. By order of Col. Shields Jan. 14, - Oct. 1, 1863. Trans,. to 5th Va. Cav. Dec. 1863. Died 1873, age 29, bur. East Hill Cem., Salem. (Also see 9th Va. Inf. and 5th Va. Cav.)

 

PARISH, CHARLES: (Also Parrish, Charles) musician - fifer- Occ. Laborer, res. Salem. Enl. as musician May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 32. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Fifer from Aug.  1862. Sick fur. from Gen. Hos. in Staunton Oct.  1862. Detailed to Manufacturing Dept. Dec. 10, 1862. Detached in Q.M. Dept at Dublin Depot, 1863. Extra duty pay as carpenter July 1863. "Detailed and ordered to report to Capt. J. H. Gibbonary by order of Gen'l  R. E. Lee. Has Surgeon's certificate of disability," Nov. 6, 1864. Present through at least Dec. 1864. NFR. Bur. East Hill Cem., Salem, no marker.

 

PARISH, SAMUEL: Born in Roanoke Co. Occ. Carpenter. 5 ft., 11 in. Dark comp.; blue eyes; dark hair. Ent. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 1 year, age 37. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Discharged by expiration of term of service Aug. 11, 1862, over 35 and not having reenlisted. Died Feb. 1, 1909, age 84, bur. East Hill Cem. 

PAUL, ABRAHAM: Born 1846. Died 1937, bur. Dayton Cem., Rockingham Co. NFR. * 

PAUL, JOHN: Born 1839. Occ. Student at Roanoke College, res. Harrisburg. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 22. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Trans. To Capt. Paul's Co. (Co. D.) 11th Va. Cav., Gen. Lee's H.Q. NFR. Died 1901, bur. Dayton Cem., Rockbridge Co. (Also see 9th Va. Inf. and 1st. Va. Cav.)

 

PAULETT, FLETCHER S.: Cpl., Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 for 3 years, age 18. Promoted to Cpl. Feb. 17, 1864, reduced to Pvt. at own request Dec. 15, 1864. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1865. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr.  1865. (Also se 9th Va. Inf.)

 

PEAK, SOLOMON M.: Enl. May 19, 1863 at Talladega, AL. Assigned to Salem Flying Art. May 24, 1864. Feb. 29 -July 1, 1864 shown sick at hos. Served with Lamkin's Va. Lt. Art. Oct.  1864 - Mar. 1865. NFR. *

 

PEEBLES, JOHN M.: Res. Lowndes Co., AL. Enl. Oct. 8, 1863 at Benton AL for war. Trans. to Salem Flying Art. May 1864. Killed in battle Jan. 9, 1864 at Johnston House, Hanover Co. (Also see Jeff Davis Ala. Art.)

 

PENDERGRASS, D. J.: Enl. Oct. 1863 at Notagalga AL for war. Trans. to Salem Flying Art. Aug. 1864 and detailed to Q.M. Dept. Trans. to Mortar Battalion, Lamkin's Va. Lt. Art. Oct.  1864 - Mar.  1865. Captured Apr. 5, 1865 at Amelia C.H. sent to City Point Apr. 13, 1865. Trans. to Pt. Lookout, released June 16, 1865. NFR. (Also see Jeff Davis Ala. Art.)

 

PERSINGER, HENRY S.: Born Roanoke Co, circa 1837. Occ. farmer and merchant, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1864 at Salem for 3 years, age 22. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. AWOL July 29 - Sept. 15, 1863. Trans. To 2nd Va. Cav. Apr.  1864 in exchange for E. J. Meador. Absent on horse detail 15 days from Apr. 18,  1864. NFR. Married in Roanoke Co. 1866. Res. of Texas after war. (Also see 9th Va. Inf. And 2nd Va. Cav.) 

PETERS, EDWARD C.: Occ. farmer, res. Fincastle. Enl. Feb. 16, 1863 at Dublin for war, age 31. Assigned to Salem Flying Art. Oct. 15, 1864. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. 

POLK, WILEY J.: Res. Wilcox Co., AL. Enl. July 10, 1861 at Selma AL for war. Aug. 31 - Oct. 31, 1861 sick in hos., Rich. Trans. to Salem Flying Art. May  1864. Trans. to Mortar Battalion, Lamkin's Va. Lt. Art. Oct.  1864 -Mar.  1865. Paroled Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. (Also see Jeff Davis Ala. Art.)

 

PORTER, WILLIAM D.: (Also Potter, William D.) Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 34. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Sick fur. From Gen. Hos. Rich, Aug.  1862. Detailed for guard duty at Guinea Depot Dec.  1862. Present through Dec. 1864. NFR. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

PRICE, SHOWERS L.: (Also Price, J. L.) Enl. Apr. 19, 1862 at Craney Island for 3 years, bounty due $50, age 27. Captured in Pa July 4, 1863, held at Ft. Del., later escaped. Paroled at Appo, C.H.

 

PRITCHARD, JOHN J.: Occ. laborer, res. Salem. Enl. May 15, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 22. Trans. from 91 Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Sick fur. From Gen. Hos. Aug. 1862. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr.  1865. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

PRITCHETT, JULIUS M.: Trans. from 6th Va. Cav. NFR. (Also see 6th Va. Cav.)

 

QUEEN, DANIEL M.: Occ. coach maker. Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 29. Discharged on Surg. Cert. of disability Aug. 13, 1862. Died Dec. 24, 1909, age 76, bur. East Hill Cem., Salem.

 

READ, NUGENT M.: (Also Reed, Nugent R.) Occ. farmer, res. Roanoke Co. Enl. Dec. 3, 1863 at Rich. for war. 30 day fur., expired on May 12, 1864. Chim. Hos. #2 June 18, 1864. Trans. to "Mr. Broughman's" private res. June 22 - July 6, 1864 with “Remittent Fever." 39 day sick fur from July 6, 1864. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. (Also see 28th Va. Inf.)

 

REGISTER, WILLIAM G.: (Also Register, Wilson G,) Occ. student, res. Salem. Enl. Sept. 5, 1863 at Blue Run for 3 years, bounty due $50, enl. before enrollment, age 17. Absent on Surg. Cert. Oct. 30 - Dec. 1863. Wounded in leg at baffle at Ft. Gilmore Sept. 29, 1864 sent to Rec. and Wayside Hos. Trans. to Chim. Hos. #1 Oct. 1--Nov.10,' 64. 60 day fur. to Roanoke Nov. 10, 1864. Wounded Feb. 1865, wounded fur. to Apr. 3, 1865. NFR.

 

RENN, GEORGE W.: Enl. Mar. 12, 1864 at Frederick Hall for war, bounty due $50, ent. before enrollment, age 21. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr.  1865. Bur. Roanoke Co.

 

RENN, JOHN C.: Occ. farmer, res. Roanoke Co. Enl. May 19, 1862 at Salem. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Died of "measles and mumps" June 26, 1862 at a private home near Redoubt #5, Rich. Bur. Roanoke Co. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

RHODES, EMORY: Enl. May 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 19. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Sick in hos., at Winchester Oct.  1862. Sick in Gen. Hos., Staunton Dec.  1862. Absent on Surg. Cert. Dec.  1863. Present through Dec. 1864. NFR. Died 1917, age 76, bur. East Hill Cem. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

RHODES, JOHN H.: Cpl., Born Feb. 23, 1836. Occ. carpenter, res. Salem. Enl. May 14,  1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 25. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Appointed Cpl. Aug 1, 1862. Detailed on guard duty at Guinea Depot Dec. 1862. AWOL July 10 - Sept. 15. 1863, absence later excused due to illness. Captured Feb. 29, 1864 during Dahlgreen raid at Frederick's Hall, escaped in Mar. 1864. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. Died Oct. 29, 1906, age 71, bur. East Hill Cem., Salem, (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

RIBBLE, JOHN W.: Born Roanoke Co. 6 ft.; light comp, grey eyes, dark hair. Occ. Farmer. Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 30. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. AWOL June 1862. Sick at home July -Aug. 1862. Gen. Hos. Camp Winder, Rich. with Asthma May 9, 1863. Trans. To Lynchburg May 12, 1863. Sick fur. From Gen. Hos., Rich. Oct.  1862 - Feb.  1863. Sent to Gen. Hos., Rich on Surg. Cert. Mar. - Dec.  1863.  Discharged by Med. Exam. Board Feb. 5, 1864. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

RIFFEE, GEORGE A.: Occ. farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 20. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

ROBERTSON, JOHN W.: Occ. laborer, res. Salem. Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 19. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8,  1862. On daily duty at Salem for 3 years. On daily duty in Comm. Dept. Oct. -Dec. 1862. Daily Duty Q.M. Dept. Dec. 1864. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

ROBERTSON, 1. W.: (Also Robertson J. W.) Enl. Feb. 19, 1864 at Laurel Hill. NFR. *

 

ROSZELL, SAMUEL S.: (Also Rossell, S. S) Occ. student, res. MY. Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 17. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

RUCKER, TINSLEY S.: Occ. laborer, res. Franklin Co. Enl. Apr. 9,  1863 at Bowling Green for 3 years, age 54, substitute for J. W. Neal. Absent sick Oct. 1864. Present through Dec. 1864. NFR.

 

RYAN, HENRY C.: 5 ft., 10 in. Light Comp, light hair, blue eyes. Res. Roanoke. Enl. Apr. 25, 1862 at Craney Is. For 3 years. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Sick in hos. June 1862. Sick fur. from hos. in Staunton Oct. - Dec.  1862. POW July 5, 1863, captured at Waterloo PA. Sent to Ft. McHenry, trans. To Ft. Del. July 9, 1863. Oath of Allegiance at Ft. Del. June 21, 1865.

 

SEARS, LUCAS: Born Aug. 8, 1831. 5 ft., 11 in. Dark comp., dark brown hair, light eyes. Occ. farmer, res. Cave Springs, Roanoke Go. Enl. Feb. 22,63 at Dublin for war, age 29. Employed as nurse at Montgomery White Sulphur Springs June, 1863 - Feb. 10, 1864. Assigned to Co. Oct. 15, 1864. POW at Amelia Apr. 5, 1865. Sent to Pt. Lookout Apr. 13, 1865. Oath of Allegiance June 20, 1865 at Pt. Lookout.  Died Sept. 30, 1917, bur. Sears Cem., Roanoke Co.

 

SHANKS, DAVID C.: 1st Lt., Born 1825. Occ. farmer, res. Salem. 1st Lt. Jan. 30, 1860 - May 8, 1862. Resigned May 8, 1862.  Died May 1, 1900, bur. West Hill Cem. *

 

SHANKS, GEORGE THOMAS: Born May 19,1844. Occ. student, res. Salem. Enl. Jan. 5, 1864 at Salem for war, bounty due $50, enl. before enrollment, age 19. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. V.M.I. class of 1866. Died Feb. 15, 1914, age 68, bur. East Hill Cem., Salem.

 

SHANKS, JAMES L.: Cpl., Occ. clerk, res. Salem, Enl. May 14, 1861 as Cpl. at Salem for 3 years, age 19. Reduced to Pvt. Sept. 12, 1861 by court martial. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Absent on Surg. Cert., ret. to duty Aug. 18,63. Trans. to Co. C., 2nd Va. Cav. Sept. 17, 1863. Absent sick with dysentery in Rich. hos. June 4 15, 1864. On leave from post to Salem Feb. 12, 1865. NFR. Deceased by 1885. (Also see 9th Va. Inf. And 2nd Va. Cav.)

 

SHARTZER, JAMES W.: (Also Shatzer James T.) Occ. laborer. Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 26. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Daily duty to Q.M. Dept. Dec. 1862 - Feb. 1863. Extra duty as orderly Feb. 63. Daily duty to Q.M. Dept. June  1863 through at least Dec.  1864. Extra duty as teamster Jan - June  1864. Rec. and Wayside Hos. July 31, 1864 to Chim. Hos. Aug. 1, 1864. NFR. Bur. East Hill Cem., Salem, no marker. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

SHARTZER, JOHN D.: (Also Shatzer, J. R. and Shartzer, John P.) Occ. laborer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 year, age 21. Trans. from 91 Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Sick in hos. June 1862. 15 day fur. from Aug, 21,  1863. Chim. Hos #3 Aug. 1 - 19, 1864. 30 day fur. To Salem with "Erysipelas." Absent on Surg. Cert. Aug.  1864. Present through Dec. 1864. NFR. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

SMITH, JOHN H.: Occ. farmer, res. Lafayette. Enl. July 31, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 18. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Sent to Gen. Hos. Rich. On Surg. Cert. Nov. 23, 1862. Chim. Hos. #4 Nov. 28 - Dec. 3, 1862 with "Catarrh." Trans. to Chim. Hos. #1 Dec. 3, 1862 - Jan. 2, 1863 with diarrhoea. Absent on Surg. Cert. Dec. 10, 1863 to Montgomery Springs. Trans. to 14th Va. Cav. Dec. 1864. NFR. Bur. East Hill Cem., Salem, no marker. (Also see 9th Va. Inf. And 14th Va. Cav.)

 

SMITH, L. A. H.: Enl. Apr. 1, 1861 at Charleston S.C. for war. Feb. 29 - Nov. 1, 1864 "said to be on retired list." Trans. from 5th Regt. Al. Inf. Apr. 6, 1864. Trans. to Salem Flying Art. May  1864. Detailed by order of Med. Board Aug.  1864. Rec. and Wayside Hos, Aug. 20, 1864. 30 day fur. from Aug. 24 to Cahaba AL due to "U.S. flesh wound lowest portion left thigh with sloughing and loss of muscle. Sept 6, 1864 "unfit for duty because of disability (left knee)." Trans. to Mortar Battalion Oct.  1864. On detached service with Lamkin's Battery Oct. 31, 1864--Mar. 1, 1865. NFR. (Also see Jeff Davis Ala. Art.)

 

SMITH, MORGAN: Born Nov. 26,1835. Occ. Farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14,  1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 25. On fur. Mar. 27 - Apr. 9, 1862. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Sick fur. from Gen. Hos., Staunton Oct.  1862. Discharged Dec. 8, 1862 having furnished Peter Magee as substitute. Enl. 5th Va. Cav. Jan.  1865. NFR. Died Apr. 12, 1909, bur. Brubaker-Huffman Cem., Roanoke. (Also see 9th Va. Inf. And 5th Va. Cav.)

 

SMITH, WILLIAM S.: Occ. plasterer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861, age 30. Discharged for disability Sept. 25, 1861. NFR*

 

SNEED, JAMES: (Also Snead, James) Enl. Mar, 19,  1861 at Salem for 3 years. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Sick fur. given at Gen. Hos., Staunton Oct.  1862. Daily duty in Ord. Dept. Apr. 1864. Paroled Appo. C.H. Apr.  1865. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

SNYDER, MATHIAS: (Also Snyder, Mattias) Occ. Mechanic, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 24. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf . May 8, 1862. 20 day fur. from Feb. 13,  1863. 30 day fur, ret. by May 14, 1864. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. Died Oct. 1899 at Soldier's Home in Rich., bur. Hollywood Cem., Rich. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

STOVER, DRURY C.: Sgt., Occ. mechanic, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 as Sgt. At Salem for 3 years, age 27. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. On sick fur. Given at Gen. Hos. Rich., Aug. 1862. Sick at private home near Bowling Green Apr. 1863. Absent on Surg. Carl. June 22,  1863 through at least Dec. 1864. Reduced to Pvt. at own request Apr. 1864. Died Dec. 1, 1906, age 73, bur. East Hill Cem. NFR. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

STRAUBE,  EDWARD G.: Occ. barber, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861. Trans. to Grimes' Battery Mar. 25, 1862. NFR.

 

TANKERSLEY, GEORGE W.: Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem. Discharged for disability Apr. 25, 1862.

 

THOMAS, JAMES B.: Born 1841, Roanoke Co. Light comp., blue eyes, dark hair. Occ. Farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 20. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Sick in hos. June 1862. Absent fur. Aug. 4, 1862. Sick fur. Given at Gen. Hos. Rich., Dec. 1863. Discharged Feb. 26, 1864 by Med. Examining Board. Died 1922, bur. Mill Creek Bapt. Ch. Cem., Botetourt Co. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

THOMAS, JOHN M.: Occ. Carpenter, res. Salem. Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 20. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. 30 day fur. exp. May 5, 1864. Detailed as Battalion mail courier Dec.  1864. Present through Dec. 1864. NFR. Died 1912, age 82, bur. East Hill Cem., Salem. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

THOMPSON, GEORGE W.: Born in England. Occ. Gardner, res: Salem. Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 31. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Deserted to enemy Sept. 22, 1863. NFR. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

TOSH, WILLIAM L.: Sgt., Occ. farmer. Enl as Cpl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 20. On detail to recruit Aug. 21 - Sept. 15, 1863. Daily Duty in Comm. Dept. Apr. 1864. Promoted to Sgt. Dec. 15, 1864 while absent on detail. Paroled Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865.

 

TURNELL, GEORGE W.: Enl. May 14, 1861, age 21. Discharged for disability Oct. 25, 1861.

 

TURNER, J. W.: Ent. Feb. 20, 1865. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865.

 

WALKER, WILLIAM M.: Enl. Oct,  1863 at Notasulga AL for war. Trans. to Salem Flying All, May 1864. Trans. to Mortar Battalion Oct.  1864. Served with Lamkin's Lt. Art Oct.  1864 - Mar. 1865. NFR. (Also see Jeff Davis Ala. Art.)

 

WALTERS, JAMES: POW, captured Sept. 15, 1862, sent to Ft. Del. Exchanged, ret. And reenlisted in 2nd Va. Cav. NFR. (See 2nd Va. Cav.) *

 

WALTON, JAMES: Occ. carpenter, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861, age 28. Discharged at Craney Island Apr,  1862. Died Mar. 9, 1908, age 76, bur. East Hill Cem. *

 

WALTON, JAMES M.: Sgt., Occ. Clerk, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 23. Trans. From 9th Va. Inf May 8, 1864. "Informally transferred from non-com'd Staff of 9th Regt. Va. Vols, June 21st by order of Col Goodwin" Appointed Sgt. Aug. 1, 1862. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr.  1865. Died Feb. 1875, age 50, bur. East Hill Cem. Historical marker erected to him in Salem as having fired one of the last shots at Appomattox. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

WARD, JAMES P.: Sgt., Occ. Clerk. Enl. as Cpl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 20. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Absent on Surg. Cert. June - Sept. 20, 1863. Raised to Sgt. Apr. 1864. "Reduced to Ranks (Pvt.) from Sgt. by order Lt. Col. Hardaway Dec. 15, 1864, while absent on 7 day fur. NFR. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

WARD, W. F.: Enl. Nov. 8, , 63 at Talladega, AL. Assigned to Salem Flying Art. May 24, 1864. Served with Lamkin's Va. Lt. Art from Oct. 1864 - Mar. 1865. Paroled Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. *

 

WASKAY, ALEXANDER: Occ. Mechanic, res. Lafayette. Enl. July 31, 1861 at Salem for 1 year, age 34. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. "Claims to be over 35 and not reenlisted" June 1862. Sick fur. Aug.  1862 -Dec. 1863. Detailed to Q.M. Dept. at Gordonsville Apr 21 - Aug. 1864. Present through Dec. 1864. NFR. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

WATT, GEORGE: (Also Walls, George) Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. Received Cross of Honor, Rich. 1911 NFR. Died 1912.

 

WEBSTER, P.: Enl. Feb. 1, 1864 at Pleasant Hill, AL for war. Trans. to Salem Flying Art. May  1864. Trans. to Mortar Battalion Oct.  1864 . NFR. (Also see Jeff Davis Ala. Art.)

 

WEBSTER, T. P.: (Possibly same as Webster, P.) Enl. Feb. 9, 1864 at Talladega, AL. Assigned to Salem Flying Art May 24, 1864. Served with Lamkin's Va. Lt. Art Oct. 1864 - Mar. 1865. NFR. *

 

WELLS, SIMON C.: Lt., Occ. teacher, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem, age 35. Trans. to signal corps Oct.  1861. NFR. Died 1900, age 74, bur. East Hill Cem. *

 

WHITE, ALEXANDER: Killed in fighting at Winchester June 13, 1863. NFR.

 

WHITE, JAMES 0.: Occ. student, res. Roanoke Co. Enl. Mar. 19, 1864 at Salem for war, bounty $50, enl. before enrollment, age 17. Sick in hos. Aug. 1864. Paroled Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865.

 

WHITE, LEWIS: (Also White, W. L.) Occ. student, res. Roanoke Go. Enl. Mar. 19,  1864 at Salem (reported elsewhere as Frederick Hall) for war, bounty due $50, enl. before enrollment, age 17. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr.  1865.

 

WHITE, MARCELLUS F.: Q.M. Sgt. (Also White, J. M.) Occ. Farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14,  1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 29. Detailed Q.M. Sgt. Aug. 1, 1862. POW July 5, 1863 at Waterloo, PA. Sent to Ft. McHenry, trans. to Ft. Del. July 9, 1863. Trans to Pt. Lookout Oct. 22, 1863. Exchanged by Nov. 1864. Sick fur. Nov. -Dec.  1864. POW, captured with wagon train Dec. 1864, sent to Pt. Lookout, later exchanged. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865 with one horse.

 

WHITE, SAMUEL: Born Roanoke Co., July 25,1841. Occ. Farmer, res. Salem. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 19. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. POW, captured Sept. 14, 1862 at Hagarstown, Md. Exchanged Oct. 6, 1862, sent to home. Absent on Surg. Cert. June  1863. Trans. to Co. C. 2nd Va. Cav. Aug.  1863 at Fredericksburg. Absent on horse detail Apr. 1 - 30, 1864. POW, captured at Ft. Kennon May 24, 1864. Sent to Ft. Monroe "was held hostage (for Colored troops) by order of Gen. Butler for a month before being sent to Pt. Lookout. Exchanged Mar. 6, 1865. NFR. Died at Pittsburgh, PA Dec. 12, 1922, age 81, bur. East Hill Cem, Salem. (Also see 9th Va. Inf. and 2nd Va. Cav.)

 

WILLIAMS, PLEASANT H.: (Also Williams, Pleasant T.), Cpl., 5 ft, 7 in. Light comp., brown hair, blue eyes. Occ. Farmer. Enl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 25. Trans. to navy, discharged from naval service June 21,  1862. Reenlisted in C. S. Army June 21, 1862. Sick fur, from Gen. Hos., Staunton Oct.  1862 - May  1863. Appointed Cpl. Sept. 10,  1863. Trans. To 2nd Va. Cav. Apr.  1864. Absent on horse detail Feb. 29,  1864. AWOL Mar. 9 -Aug. 31, 1864. Considered a deserter from June 1864. NFR. (Also see C.S.A. Naval records, 9th Va. Inf., and 2nd Va. Cav.)

 

WILLIAMS, TURNER A.: Res. Lynchburg. Paroled May 22, 1865 at Lynchburg. Died Dec. 21, 1912, age 73, bur. Hollywood Cem., Rich. NFR.

 

WOLTZ, HENRY M.: Occ. carpenter, res. Salem. Enl. Nov. 20, 1863 at Salem for 3 years, bounty due $50, enl. before enrollment, age 18. Absent 7 day fur. Dec. 1864. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. Died 1870, age 35, bur. East Hill Cem., Salem.

 

WOLTZ, JAMES H.: Occ. Carpenter, res. Salem. Enl. Mar. 19, 1862 at Salem for 3 years, age 41. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Detailed to work on govt. Gen. Hos., Camp Winder, rich. Sept 4, 1862 with "Debilitas," trans. to Salem. Contract in Salem Oct.  1862 - Feb.  1863; rebuilding a mill in Roanoke which had been destroyed in a Federal raid. Detail extended for 60 days from Feb.  1863. Ret. to duty by Aug. 18, 1863. 30 day fur. exp. May 12, 1864. Paroled Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. Died 1889, bur. East Hill Cem., Salem. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

 

WOOD, STEPHAN: Born Apr. 24, 1847. Occ. farmer, res. Roanoke Co. Enl. Apr. 30, 1864 at Frederick Hall for war, bounty due $50, enl. before enrollment. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr. 1865. "Said to have placed last powder charge in gun #3 at Appomattox Apr. 9, 1865." Died May 30, 1892, age 45, bur Spring Hill Cem, Lynchburg.

 

ZELL, WILLIAM: Occ. miller, res. Franklin Co. Enl. May 20, 1861 at Franklin Go. for war, age 25. Trans. from 2nd Va. Cav. Apr. 1864. Paroled at Appo. C.H. Apr.  1865. (Also see 2nd Va. Cav.)

 

ZIRKLE, GEORGE W.: 2nd Lt., Born Dec. 2,1838 in Salem. Occ. Farmer, res. Salem. Enl. as Cpl. May 14, 1861 at Salem for 3 years, age 22. Trans. from 9th Va. Inf. May 8, 1862. Promoted to Sgt. Sept. 18, 1862. Detailed Nov. 20, 1862 to go to Roanoke to get clothing, ret. by Mar.  1863. Elected 2nd Lt. Sept. 10, 1863. 15 day fur. From Dec. 30 1863. Detached with horse detail Dec.  1864. Present through Dec.  1864. NFR. Sheriff of Roanoke Co.  In 1891. Died Nov. 5, 1915, age 76, bur. East Hill Cem., Salem. (Also see 9th Va. Inf.)

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