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43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry

Adam, Adolphus (Adolphus Adam Gog) Chaplain. (Unofficial) Cousin of Ranger Joseph Hancock Blackwell. 1870 res. Alexandria.
Berry, W. W. Chaplain of the 43rd Va. Cav.
Broadwater, Guy Sgt. Maj. Inv. in 11-26-63 raid on a wagon camp at Brandy Station; 9-15-64 fight near Germantown on the Centerville road and 11-6-64 drawing at Rectortown, Fauquier Co. of seven of Custer's men to be executed. Par. 4-22-65 at Winchester. Age 20, 5'- 8", fair complexion, dark hair, dark eyes. Res. Fairfax Co. Bur. in Texas.
Brown, Abraham J. Assist. Surgeon. Served in Co. A, 1st Va. Cav. Detailed to Mosby (date unknown). Capt. 4-23-63 in Fauquier Co. Appears on a 5-4-63 list of prisoners sent to Old Capitol Prison with note "not subject to exchange." WIA (right thigh) and capt. 7-30-63 in Loudoun Co. Sent to Old Capitol Prison. Par. for exch. 12-17-63 at Fort Norfolk. D. 2-3-64 in Lincoln Hosp., Washington, D. C. Bur. Pt. Lookout Cem, Md. B. 1846. 1860 res. Middleburg P. 0.
Dunn, William Logan Surgeon. Enl. 5-14-1861 by Capt. William E. Jones at Abington. Mustered in Co. D, 1st. Va. Cav. Present on 5-14-61 thru. 2-28-62 muster rolls. Inv. in 1st Manassas campaign reporting to the medical staff although acting primarily as a scout and courier. Rec. mention from Gen. Stuart for his scouting. Trans. 2-19-62 to the Medical Dept., stationed at Richmond Gen. Hosp. #4 to study surgery under Dr. J. B. Read. Grad. as M. D. April 1863. Joined Mosby's command prior to 5-23-63. Formally ordered to report to Mosby's command 7-13-63. Appointed 7-14-63, Asst. Surgeon, 43rd Va. Cav. Inv in 8-24-63 fight at Gooding's Tavern near Annandale medical attention to Mosby who was WIA. Capt. 10-12-63 at Union, Loudoun Co. and sent to Harpers Ferry, W. Va. Trans. 10-18-63 to Ft. McHenry. Sent 11-21-63 to City Point for exch. Inv. in 7-4-64 raid on Point of Rocks, Md.; 7-6-64 fight at Mt. Zion Church near Aldie; 9-4-64 capt. of several ambulances near Halltown, Jefferson Co., W. Va.; 10-17-64 scout along the Valley Pike between Bunker Hill and Bucklestown, Jefferson Co., W. Va. Appears on 11-29-64 clothing receipt roll for the 1st Va. Cav. Attended Col. Mosby at the home of Aquilla Glascock after Mosby had been shot at "Lakeland" on 12-21-64. Sent to the Northern Neck with Co.'s C, E. F and G on 1-3-65. Prom. to Surgeon 2-1-65 and ordered to remain in the Northern Neck by the War Dept. Replaced by Dr. Aristides Monteiro as surgeon of the 43rd Va. Cav. because, according to Mosby, "Dunn was too fond of fighting." Ret. to Fauquier from the Northern Neck in Mar. 1865. Led a small detachment of men on a raid on in Md. about 4-4-65. Par. 4-21-65 at Salem. B. 9-15-1839 near Glade Spring, son of Dr. Samuel Dunn. Educated at Emory - Henry College. Attended Jefferson Medical College at the outbreak of the war. 1870 Res. Abington. Maintained a medical practice and was living at Glade Spring in 1909. Attended 1897 reunion of the 43rd Va. Cav. in Baltimore, Md. and the 1918 reunion in Front Royal. D. 1922. Bur. Glade Spring Presby. Church Cem.. Glade Spring.
Monteiro, Dr. Aristides Surgeon. Applied for a surgeon's commission in Richmond at the beginning of the war. Appointed assistant surgeon & Cpt. in the 10th Va. Cav. reporting for duty on 6-3-62 in W. Va. under command of Col. Lucius Davis. Trans. to the Art. Bn. of Maj. Hillary P. Jones later in June 1862 where he served in the Seven Days Battles and the Chickahominy campaign. Inv. in the Antietam campaign, serving in Nelson's Art. Bn. Served with Major Richardson until that Bn. was disbanded at Staunton. Trans. to E. Porter Alexander's Bn. in late Sept. 1862, serving at Chancellorsville and the Gettysburg, Chickamauga and Knoxville campaigns. Trans. to the General Receiving Hosp., Petersburg serving two months. Prom. June 1864 to Surgeon with the rank of Maj. and trans. to the 26th Va. Inf. (Wise's Brigade). Trans. 12-8-64 to the 43rd Va. Cav. at the request of John S. Mosby. Attended John S. Mosby who was WIA 12-21-64, at Mosby's father's home in Lynchburg prior to coming to Fauquier Co. Horse "Lancer" KIA 3-21-65 in fight at Hamilton. Served as part of Mosby's team between 4-15 and 4-20-65 negotiating for surrender terms for the 43rd Va. Cav. Inv. in the aborted 4-20-65 meeting with the Union Army at the Clarke Hotel in Millwood. Boarded at the home of Maj. Richard Henry Carter, "Glen Welby", while with the 43rd Va. Cav. B. 1-12-1829 at "Monterey", near Goochland C. H. the son of Francis Xavier Monteiro and Angola Emilia Cartwright. Raised in Goochland Co. at "Monterey". Attended the Univ. of Va. 1850-1 where he met and became friends with student John S. Mosby. Enrolled in the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1851 graduating with a MD degree in the spring 1852. Opened his first practice at "Monterey." M. 10-4-1853 to Mary Frances Cocke In Albemarle Co. Had ten children. Ret. to his home in Albemarle Co. immediately after the war. Moved to Chesterfield in 1866, and then to Manchester in 1870 where he was a surgeon and physician in Richmond. President of the Board of Health and editor of the "Virginia Courier. Moved to Columbia, N. C. in 1882 serving over the counties of Tyrrell, Hyde, Dare and Washington. Elected to the medical staff of the Eastern Lunatic Asylum, serving unfit 1887. Appointed US Quarantine Officer in Biloxi, Ms. in 1887. Elected Surgeon for the JSM Camp #101, UCV for 1898. D. 1-27-1911. Bur. Hollywood Cem., Richmond.
Mosby, John Singleton Col. Commanding. Enl. 5-14-1861 for one year in the Washington Mounted Rifles by Capt. William E. Jones at Abington. Mustered in Co. L, 1st. Va. Cav. upon dissolution of the Washington Mounted Rifles. Shown on July - Aug. 1861 muster roll as "absent sick in hospital." Inv. in the battle of 1st Manassas but so no action. Prom. 4-2-1862 to 1st Lt. and Adjutant, to rank from 2-17-62. Submitted resignation to Gen. Samuel Cooper 4-23-62 to take effect on 5-1-62. Resignation accepted 5-6-62. Served on Gen. J. E. B. Stuart's staff. Inv. in scouting Stuart's 6-15-62 ride around Gen. McCellan's army on the Peninsula. Stuart cited Mosby and others for "conspicuous and gallant service during the whole operation." Capt. 7-20-1862 at Beaver Dam Sta. Sent to Old Capitol Prison and transferred to Fortress Monroe. Exch. 8-5-1862 rejoining Gen. Stuart's staff on 8-17-62. Given approval by Gen. Stuart on or about 1-1-63 to remain in Fauquier and Loudoun Counties with a detail of 9 men for the purpose of scouting and interruption of communications and lines of supply. Prom. 3-19-63 to Cpt. of Partisan Rangers to take rank 3-15-63. Prom. 4-26-63 to Maj. Formally organized command into the 43rd Va. Cav. on 6-10-63 at Rector's X-Roads, Fauquier Co. WIA (side and thigh) 8-24-63 in fight at Gooding's Tavern near Annandale. Prom. 2-11-64 (approx.) to Lt. Col. WIA (groin) 9-15-64 in skirmish on the Centreville road near Germantown. Prom. 12-7-64 to Col. WIA (seriously, abdomen) 12-21-64 at "Lakeland" in Fauquier Co. disbanded the 43rd Va. Cav. 4-21-65 at Salem. Par. 6-17-65 at Lynchburg. Par. 2-2-66 by Gen. U. S. Grant. B. 12-6-1833 at "Edgemont" in Powhatan Co., son of Alfred D. Mosby and Virginia Jackson McLaurine. Entered the Univ. of Va. in 1850 at age 17. Shot George Turpin, a student, in an altercation for which he was tried, convicted and placed in the Charlottesville jail for one year. Released 12-23-1853 from the Charlottesville jail. Continued his studies of law which were begun, while in jail, receiving a license to practice law on 9-4-1855 Opened practice in Howardsville. M. 12-30-1857 to Pauline Clarke, in Nashville, Tn. 1060 res. Goodson P. O. Washington Co. Had six children. Established a law practice in Warrenton after the war. Appointed U. S. Consul to Hong Kong in 1877 by President Hays; holding that position until Jan. 1885. Attorney for the Southern Pacific FIR from 1885 to Feb. 1901. Appointed July 1901 by President McKinley as a special agent in the General Land Office. Assistant attorney in the US Justice Dept. 1904 to 1910. D. 5-30-1916. Bur. Warrenton Cem., Warrenton. Brother of Ranger Adjutant William H. Mosby.

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