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U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865



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  • Title U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865 
    Short Title U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865 
    Author Ancestry.com 
    Publisher Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865 provided by Footnote.com © Copyright 2011 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the lim 
    Repository Ancestry.com 
    Source ID S298 
    Linked to William M Echols
    Edward Thomas Jones
    Joseph H Lovelace
    Thornton Edward Moore
    Joel Henry Scates
    Vincent Oliver Witcher 

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    Calvin Moore Confederate Service Record
    Calvin Moore Confederate Service Record (18)
    Calvin enlisted 23 Apr 1861 as a Private in the Danville Grays, Company B, 18th Virginia Infantry. He was wounded twice in battle; first at Seven Pines on 1 June 1862, and again at Sharpsburg(Antietam). on 14 Sept 1862. He was discharged as a Sergeant on 24 June 1863.

    James H Echols Confederate Service Record
    James H Echols Confederate Service Record (25)
    James enlisted in Company I, 53rd Virginia Infantry in April 1861. He was listed as absent 4/62-8/62 and 4/63-10/63. This was probably due to the death of his father 10/61. He was the eldest son at age 20, and his work was probably needed on the farm by his remaining family.

    Service Record:
    Enlisted as a Private on 22 April 1861 in Company I (Chatham Grays), 53rd Infantry Regiment Virginia.
    Absent, sick on 15 April 1862
    Returned on 15 September 1862 (Estimated day)
    Absent, sick on 04 April 1863
    Returned on 15 November 1863
    Wounded on 10 May 1864 at Chester Station, VA (Gunshot wound through stomach)
    Hospitalized on 11 May 1864 at Richmond, VA
    Died of wounds on 19 May 1864 in Richmond, VA
    Joel H Scates Confederate Service Record
    Joel H Scates Confederate Service Record (5)
    Joel enlisted in Company I, 53rd Virginia Infantry sometime in 1862, at age 17. He served until a few weeks before the end of the war, being captured at Five Forks. In this battle the Confederates ran out of ammunition, ending up in hand to hand combat, using their rifles as clubs. Joel was captured and sent to Point Lookout, where he died of measles 3 weeks later, 15 days after Lee's surrender at Appomattox, 12 days after the disbandment and parole of the Army of Northern Virginia.
    William M Echols Confederate Service Record
    William M Echols Confederate Service Record (10)
    John M Moore Confederate Service Record
    John M Moore Confederate Service Record (23)
    John enlisted 23 Apr 1861 as a Private in the Danville Grays, Company B, 18th Virginia Infantry. He was killed 1 June 1862 in the battle at Seven Pines.
    Henry P Moore Confederate Service Record
    Henry P Moore Confederate Service Record (19)
    Henry lived and worked in Danville at his family's livery business as a stabler. He enlisted in the "Danville Grays" as a Private on 23 April 1861, at the age of 25. The company was designated as Company B, 18th Virginia Infantry Regiment. He was shot in the left thigh in Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg on July 03 1863, and hospitalized in Danville. He was wounded again at Cold Harbor June 01 1864. He deserted to the enemy on the night of November 9 1864 at the siege of Petersburg, and was sent to City Point, Maryland, where he took the Oath of Allegience on November 27 1864.
    Joseph Lovelace Confederate Service Record
    Joseph Lovelace Confederate Service Record (5)
    William A Price Confederate Service Record
    William A Price Confederate Service Record (12)
    Samuel T Moore Confederate Service Record
    Samuel T Moore Confederate Service Record (31)
    Samuel enlisted as a private in the Danville Blues, Company A of the 18th Virginia Infantry Regiment on April 23, 1861.
    Wounded at Gaines Mill June 27 1862.
    Returned to Company at Fredericksburg November 27 1862.
    Wounded at Gettysburg and left at hospital where he was taken prisoner, hospitalized at Baltimore July 25 and paroled August 25 1863.
    Promoted to Corporal after return.
    Promoted to 5th Sergeant December 31 1863
    Acting Sergeant Major August 31 1864.
    William J Moore Confederate Service Record
    William J Moore Confederate Service Record (3)
    William enlisted 23 Apr 1861 as a Private in the Danville Grays, Company B, 18th Virginia Infantry. He was wounded at Gettysburg July 2 1863, and left at the hospital where he was taken prisoner, exchanged, and hospitalized in Danville. Returned to duty 22 February 1864.
    Captured at Saylers Creek April 6 1865.
    Arrived at City Point April 15.
    Took oath and released June 15 1865.
    Abram Fackler Confederate Service Record
    Abram Fackler Confederate Service Record (10)
    Abram Fackler was at Gettysburg with Company I of the 53rd Virginia Infantry Regiment, "The Chatham Greys" of General Lou Armistead's Brigade of Pickett's Division. The sergeant of Company I was Sgt. Robert Tyler Jones, the grandson of former president James Tyler. Seventy-five yards from the stone wall at Gettysburg General Louis Armistead screamed over the sounds of battle to Colonel Rawley W. Martin and said "colonel, we can not stay here" Colonel "Billy Martin screamed back "then sir, we must go foreward. The Don Troiani painting of the battle of Gettysburg is an accurate depiction showing General Armistead leading his men to the stone wall with his hat on the tip of his sword, look close and behind him you will see the fluttering battle flags of the 53rd and 57th Virginia. For a few brief seconds in history, The "Chatham Greys" held the stone wall... and Sgt Robert Tyler Jones fell, Colonel Whitehead fell, Colonel R.W. "Billy" Martin fell with a shattered leg, General Louis Armistead was mortally wounded by the cannon.... and our boys grudgingly retreated.

    Abram Fackler enlisted as a private in Company I 53rd Virginia Infantry 22 Apr 1861 at Chatham, Virginia.
    Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital 17 Dec 1861 with typhoid fever.
    Returned to duty 24 Feb 1862.
    Discharged by order 17 May 1862 for being over 35.
    Reenlisted 4 Apr 1863 as Private, promoted to Corporal 30 Apr 1863.
    Promoted to Sergeant July 1863 (after Gettysburg).
    Captured at Five Forks 1 Apr 1865.
    Arrived at City Point 6 Apr 1865.
    Took oath of allegience 12 June 1865 at Point Lookout, Maryland, and was then released.

    Abram was captured at Five Forks along with his nephew, Joel Scates, who served in the same company. Both were prisoners at Point Lookout. Joel died of measles 24 April, While Abram took the oath and was released a couple months later.

    Armistead's sword: http://www.moc.org/sites/default/files/PDFs/july_2013_artifact_of_the_month.pdf

    Calohill Edwards Confederate Service Record
    Calohill Edwards Confederate Service Record (8)