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17th Virginia Infantry Regiment

            Company H           

The Old Dominion Rifles


Roster of Company G personnel - Emmett Guards

(From "17th Virginia Infantry" by Lee A. Wallace Jr.)

Abbreviations used include:

Adjt.                                                            Adjutant

Appl.                                                     Application

Apptd.                                                     Appointed

Arty.                                                           Artillery
AWOL                                    Absent without leave

B.(b.)                                                                Born

Bn.                                                             Battalion Btry.                                                             Battery
Bur.                                                   Buried, burial Cav.                                                             Cavalry
Cem.                                                        Cemetery Co.                                              Company, county
C.H.                                                   Court House CMH                         Confederate Military History
Col.                                                             Colonel Commd.                                          Commissioned
CSR                                 Compiled Service Record Cpl.                                                            Corporal
CV                                          Confederate Veteran Det.                                            Detached, detailed
Dischd.                                                  Discharged Div.                                                             Division
Empld.                                                    Employed Enl.                                              Enlisted, enrolled
Exchd.                                                    Exchanged Hosp.                                                          Hospital
Inf.                                                              Infantry Lt.                                                            Lieutenant
Mbr.                                     Member, membership Mtn.                                                          Mountain
Occ.                                                      Occupation Prom.                                                       Promoted
Pvt.                                                               Private Res                                                           Residence
Resgnd.                                                      Resigned Sgt.                                                              Sergeant
SHSP                Southern Historical Society Papers Stn.                                                                Station

VMHB                       Virginia Magazine of History & Biography

Wded.                                                      Wounded

Please note: All dates are in the British system. (Day/Month/Year)

A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M       O    P    Q    R    S       U    V    W    X    Y    Z

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ALLEY, Hezekiah: conscripted; enl. 5/6/64, at Dublin, and sent to Camp Lee at Richmond; assd. to 17th Va., 11/6/64; Pvt., Co. G. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65.

ALLEY, Leonard: conscripted; enl. 5/6/64, at Dublin, and sent to Camp Lee at Richmond; assd. to 17th Va., 11/6/64; Pvt., Co. G. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65.

ARCHIBALD, James: laborer; age 44; enl. 13/5/61, at Manassas; Pvt., Co. G. Present through 8/62; and AWOL, 12/62. Dischd. 10/2/63, as over age. Taken prisoner at Manassas, 8/5/63; sent to Old Capitol Prison, Wash., D. C., where he took the oath, 24/6/63. U. S. doc. show him as age 57, born in Ireland, and a "Union man".

AUSTIN, John: conscripted; enl;. 5/6/64, at Dublin, assd. to 17th Va., 17/6/64; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted 27/6/64.

AUSTIN,  Thomas W.: enl. 13/10/63, in New Kent Co.; Pvt. Co. G. Wded. (face) at Drewry's Bluff, 16/5/64. Admitted to Chimborazo hosp., Richmond, 24/5/64; furloughed 30/6/64, for 40 days, and was still absent, 12/64. In provost marshal's register, 4th Dist., Richmond, as a farmer, age 26, 5 ft. 11 in., dark complexion.

AUSTIN, William S.: enl. 1/63, in New Kent Co.; Pvt., Co. G. Absent, wded., 8-12/64.

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BALDERSON, Arthur: farmer; age 23; Lurienburg Parish, Richmond Co., 1850 census. Enl. 4/11/63, in Richmond Co.: Pvt., Co. G. Present, 12/63. Paroled at Farmville, 4/65. Pension records show he was wounded, 3/4/65. Living in Newland, Richmond Co., 5/90, illiterate, age 70.

BALDERSON, Manoah B.: Enl. 4/11/63, in Richmond Co.: Pvt., Co. G. In Chimborazo hosp. with debility, 5-7/64. Captured 2/4/65, in Amelia Co.; sent to Point Lookout. Died there 3/5/65.

BISHOP, Joseph C.: enl. 28/12/64, transferred from 45th Va. Inf.; Pvt., Co. G. Absent under guard, 12/64.

BOWERS, B. B.: enl. 1/6/63, at Culpeper; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted c. 6/1863, with gun and accoutrements.

BRADLEY, James: b. Limerick, Ireland; tailor; age 30; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Dischd., 12/8/62, under conscription act; document shows he was age 38; 5 ft. 6 in., fair complexion, grey eyes, silver hair. Postwar occ. tailor. Died 2/6/1901, at Alexandria. Funeral from St. Mary's Catholic Church.

BRANNON, James: b. County Kildare, Ireland; laborer; age 25; enl. 24/4/61, at Alexandria; Cpl., Co. G. Dischd. 31/8/62, under conscription act; age 36, blue eyes, sandy hair, fair complexion. Died 7/9/85. Bur. St. Mary's Cem., Alexandria.

BURKE, Patrick; laborer; age 26; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Rolls 1861-1862, show him as sick in Alexandria, 14/5/61. Carried on rolls as a deserter, 8/62.

BURTON, James Henry: enl. 23/5/63, in Montgomery Co.; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted c. 6/63, in Castle Thunder, Richmond, 6/63. Present, 8/63. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65.

BUTLER, Thomas: b. Alexandria; laborer; age 18; enl. 29/5/61, at Manassas Junction; Pvt., Co. G. Prom. to Sgt. Captured at Manassas Gap, 21/7/63; sent to Point Lookout. Name appears on roll of prisoners of war who desired to take the oath: "Tired of fighting - nothing to fight for - willing to enter U. S. service against any foreign power, but not against the South." Records show he joined the U. S service, 1/2/64.

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CARROLL, Thomas: b. Ireland; laborer; age 38; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Dischd. 27/7/62, under conscription act; doc. shows age 40.

CARTER, John A.: enl. 6/11/63, in Richmond Co., Pvt., Co. G. Admitted to Chimborazo hosp., Richmond, 19/6/64, chronic diarrhea. Died in hosp., 1/8/64.

CLARKE, Green L.: enl. 14/11/63, in Patrick Co.; Pvt., Co. G. Absent in hosp., Petersburg, 12/63-8/64. Wded. (abdomen), admitted to hosp., Danville, 3/4/65; furloughed for 60 days, 9/4/65. Paroled at Greensboro, N. C., 19/5/65.

COLLINS, James: enl. 20/10/63, in Brunswick Co., Pvt., Co. G. AWOL, 11/63 through to 4/64. Deserted 9/64; took Oath of Allegiance, and was sent to Phila.

COMPTON, James R.: enl. 18/5/63, in Floyd Co., Pvt., Co. G. Deserted about 23/6/63, in Lynchburg; in arrest at Petersburg, about 20/12/63. In hosp., Richmond and Lynchburg, typhoid fever, 6-7/64. Present 8/64. Captured in Jackson Hosp., Richmond, 3/4/65. Paroled 25/4/65. Deserted from hosp. 3/5/65.

CONNELLY, Francis: laborer; age 45; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Emmett Guards. Deserted in 5/61 from Manassas.

CONNER, Cornelius: laborer; age 31; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria;  Pvt., Co. G. Deserted in Md., about 15/9/62. Paroled at Office of Provost Marshall Gen. near Sharpsburg, 17/9/62.

COOK, William: b. Westward, Ireland; laborer; age 40; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria;  Pvt., Co. G. Dischd. 28/4/62, on surgeon's certificate (varicose veins).

CORDLE, William M.: enl. 24/10/63, in Luneburg Co., Pvt., Co. G. Dropped as a deserter, 12/12/64; under arrest. Captured 6/4/65; taken to City Point, and to Point Lookout. Took the oath, 5/6/65.

COSTIGAN, Edmund: laborer; age 41; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria;  Pvt., Co. G. Left at Centreville and supposed to have been captured, 1862. AWOL on regtl. return, 5/62.

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DANIEL, Theophilus: enl. 10/10/63, in Brunswick Co.; Pvt., Co. G. Absent, in arrest at Petersburg. Deserted c. 11/63; re-arrested c. 5/1/63, shot for desertion, 7/4/64, at Kinston, N. C., by sentence of Gen. Court-Martial.

DELAHUNT, John: b. Ireland; came to U. S., 1849; baker; age 34; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. On extra duty baking, 9-10/61. Deserted about 5/6/62, near Richmond. U. S. Provost Marshal Gen. record states he was conscripted in the fall of 1862; assd. to the 17th Va., and deserted at Lexington, Va., 6/64. Took oath at Lexington, and he came to Washington, D. C., 24/8/64. Sent to Phila.

DESMOND, S.: enl. 7/6/63, at Richmond; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted, 6/63, with gun and accoutrements.

DICKERSON, William H.: enl. 9/11/63, at Spotsylvania; Pvt., Co. G. Paroled 27/4/65, at Ashland.

DOHONEY, Daniel: laborer; age 19; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G.  Wded. 15/9/62, in Md. In Gen. Hosp. No. 4, Richmond; furloughed 11/11/62. Roll 4/63: "said to have deserted & his name will be dropped."

DOHONEY, John: b. Tipperary, Ireland; plumber; age 18; enl. 25/5/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Dischd. 5/8/62, under conscriptions act. Mbr. R. E. Lee Camp, C. V., Alexandria, 6/1/1906.

DONOHEE, James: b. Carroll County, Ireland; laborer; age 45; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Sgt., Co. G. Shown as Pvt., 5-6/62 roll. Dischd. 27/7/62, under conscription act.

DOWNEY, Michael: laborer; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted on march to Culpeper C. H., 21/11/62.

DOYLE, Patrick: b. Ireland; laborer; age 27; enl. 24/4/61, at Alexandria; Cpl., Co. G. Reduced to ranks, 27/10/61. Killed at Seven Pines, 3/5/62.

DYER, Michael: b. Ireland; age 29; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Captured at Williamsburg, 5/5/62; exchd. Dischd. 27/7/62, under conscription act, being age 42.

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ELLIOTT, Thomas Jefferson: b. 1/12/26; mechanic, Upper Dist., Chesterfield Co., 1850 census. Enl. 1/8/63, in Chesterfield; Pvt., Co. G. Wded. (abdomen) severely at Drewry's Bluff, 16/5/64; furloughed from Gen. Hosp., Howard's Grove, Richmond. Present, 10/64. Died 10/9/97, in Chesterfield Co.

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FARRELL, Anthony: laborer; age 22; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. In Chimborazo hosp., Richmond, with bronchitis, 3-4/62. AWOL, 8/62.

FISHER, James Alexander: farmer; age 30; enl. 22/4/61 at Warrenton; Pvt., Co. K. Prom. to Sgt.; transferred to Co. G. Wded. (thigh) slightly at Drewry's Bluff, 16/5/64; returned 1/65. Blog. sketch states he was at Appomatox, but parole lists do not include him. Mbr. John S. Marmaduke Camp, No. 554, Marshall, Mo. Died 17/11/1916, at Marshall. Bur. Ridge Park Cem. {Also listed under Co. K}

FITZGERALD, Jerry: laborer; age 44; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Supposedly a prisoner, left at Centreville, 3/62. No further record.

FITZGERALD, Lawrence: b. Ireland; laborer; age 30; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Captured at Frayser's Farm, 30/6/62; sent to Fort Columbus, N. Y. Harbor; and to Fort Warren, Mass. Released for exchange 31/7/62. Captured at Manassas Gap, 21/7/63; sent to Point Lookout. U. S. doc.: "Willing to do anything but fight against the South." Released 22/6/64, after taking the oath, and joined U. S. service.

FORTUNE, Creed T.: conscripted; enl. 28/12/64; Pvt., Co. G; transferred from 45th Regt. Va. Inf. Absent under guard, 12/64.

FREEMAN, Burton: conscripted; enl. 5/6/64; at Dublin, sent to Camp Lee, assd. 11/6/64, to 17th Va.; Pvt., Co. G. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65.

FRY, William: enl. 24/5/63, at Richmond; Pvt., Co. G. Listed as a deserter 12/64; returned. Paroled 9/4/65, at Appomatox C. H.

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GARNER, Samuel P.: enl. 31/8/63, at Richmond: Pvt., Co. G. Dischd. 8/9/64, from Gen. Hosp. No. 3, Goldsboro, N. C., return to regt. Present, 10/64. Bur. Bethel Baptist Church Cem., Mecklenburg Co.

GOODE, F. L.: enl. 3/6/63, at Richmond; Pvt. Co. G. Deserted about 25/6/63.

GRACE, John M.: laborer; age35; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria: Pvt., Co. G. Hosp., Petersburg, chronic diarrhea, 5/63. In U. S. Military Prison (Libby), Richmond, 10/4/65, "deserter."

GRAY, William E.: b. Loudoun Co.; Pvt., Alexandria Riflemen, 1859; farmer; age 23; enl. 17/4/61, at Alexandria; Co. A. Elected 1st Lt., Co. G, 26/4/62. Killed at Seven Pines, 31/5/62. {Repeated in Co. A.}

GREER, Charles: enl. 28/12/64; Pvt., Co. G. Transferred from 45th Regt. Va. Inf. Absent, under guard, 12/64.

GRIFFIN, Daniel: b. County Nerry, Ireland; emig. to U. S. c. 1856; laborer; age 25; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Dischd., 8/11/62, non-resident of the C. S. A.

GROGAN, John E.: enl. 9/11/63, in Henry Co.; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted 26/2/64, at Lexington, N. C.

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HANSON, G.: Pvt., Co. G. Reported 14/10/62, as wded. 30/8/62, at Manassas.

HARPER, Charles: laborer; age 18; enl. 29/5/61, at Manassas Junction; Pvt. Co. G. Wded. at Manassas, 30/8/62. Absent wded., 12/62 AWOL, 4/63.

HARRINGTON, Patrick: b. Ireland; laborer; age 27; enl. 2/5/61, at Alexandria;  Pvt. Co. G. Apptd. Cpl., 9/61, Pvt. by 31/5/62, when he died of wounds at Seven Pines.

HART, Patrick: laborer; age 38; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria;  Pvt. Co. G. Deserted on march from Culpeper C. H., 21/11/62.

HASSAN, Patrick: laborer; age 26; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria;  Pvt., Emmett Guards. Left Manassas for Alexandria, 24/5/61; never returned.

HAWKINS, Tazewell: enl. 15/9/63, at Halifax; Pvt., Co. G. Absent sick, chronic rheumatism; Richmond and Lynchburg, 6-7/64. Received as a "Rebel Deserter", Bermuda Hundred, 21/2/65. Sent to Wash., D. C. and took oath; transportation furnished to NYC.

HAYES, Thomas: laborer; age 22; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria;  Pvt. Co. G. Prom. to Cpl., 1861, and to Sgt., 1862. Wded. at Sharpsburg, 17/9/62 (Wise). On rolls as having deserted about 1/3/63. Postwar occ. policeman, Alexandria. Died 24/11/99.

HENRY, Alexander E.: b. Antrim Co., Ireland; laborer; age 45; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria;  Pvt. Co. G. Det. as baggage guard, 1861-62. Dischd. 27/7/62, under conscription act. Bur. Old Payne's Church Cem., Rt. 123, near Fairfax Stn.

HOARE, Morris: b. Gary Co., Ireland; laborer; age 35; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria;  Pvt. Co. G. Dischd., 27/7/62, under conscription act.

HODNETT, John H.: enl. 9/11/63, in Pittsylvania Co.; Pvt. Co. G. Transferred 4/64 to Co. E. 53rd Regt. Va. Inf. Admitted to Chimborazo Hosp. No. 3, Richmond, 24/8/64, diarrhea; furloughed 26/8/64, for 60 days.

HOGWOOD, William: enl. 13/10/63, in Luneburg Co.; Pvt. Co. G. Died of wounds received at Drewry's Bluff, 16/5/64.

HORRIGAN, John: laborer; age 27; enl. 12/5/61, at Manassas Junction; Pvt. Co. G. Died 17/5/64 or18/5/64, of wound (left lung) received at Drewry's Bluff.

HOWELL, James: enl. 5/6/63, at Richmond; Pvt. Co. G. Deserted about 28/6/63.

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IVORS, James W.: b. Ireland; served in British Army; occ. soldier; age26; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Sgt., Co. G. Reduced to Pvt. Accidentally wded. 1/5/62, and died 18/5/62, in Richmond. Widow: Ann Ivors.

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JOHNS, Henry: enl. 24/5/63; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted about 28/5/63.

JOHNSON, James; laborer; age 36; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Died 11/9/62, in C. S. Hosp., Petersburg, from effects of gunshot wound just below right shoulder.

JONES, George W.: enl. 5/6/64, at Dublin, assd. to 17th Va. 11/6/64; Pvt. Co. G. Paroled at Appomatox C. H. 9/4/65.

JONES, Jeremiah.: enl. 5/6/64, at Dublin, assd. to 17th Va. 11/6/64; Pvt. Co. G. Paroled at Appomatox C. H. 9/4/65.

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KEATING, James; laborer; age 18; enl. 24/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Wded. and captured at Williamsburg, 5/5/62. Died at Baptist Church Hosp., Williamsburg, 27/5/62. Bur. Bruton Parish Church Cem.

KEATING, Patrick: b. Ireland; laborer; age 29; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Wded. at Williamsburg. Captured at Frayser's Farm, 30/6/62; sent to Fort Columbus, N. Y. Harbor; and to Fort Warren, Mass. Released 31/7/62, fro exchange. Supposed to have deserted about 1/11/63.

KEESE, Isaac Henderson: b. 2/9/24; res. Pittsylvania Co.; enl. 9/11/63, in Pittsylvania Co.; Pvt., Co. G. Absent sick for much of 1864. Died 21/1/1922. Bur. Keese Cem., Pittsylvania Co. 

KELLY, John: enl. 5/6/63, at Richmond; Pvt., Co. G. Captured 21/7/63, at Manassas Gap; sent to Point Lookout. Released 128/4/64, on taking the oath.

KEMPER, William H. H.: clerk; age 20; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; 1st lt., Co. G. Declined to run for re-election as 1st Lt., in 4/62. Elected 26/5/62, 2nd Lt., Capt. D. L. Smoot's Co. E. (Alexandria Artillery), 18th Bn. Va. Heavy Arty. Prom. to 1st Lt., 13/11/62. Det. as Adjt. with Col. S. D. Lee's Reserve Bn. Arty. Court-martial sentence, 9/10/63, remitted, 22/1/263, and assd. to duty at Charleston, S. C. as Insp. of Arty. Actg. Adjt., light artillery batteries, James Island, S. C., 1864. Relieved 25/2/64, assd. as 1st Lt., Co. A, 1st S. C. Arty. Recommended by Gen. W. J. Hardee 28/12/64, for promotion and assignment to light arty. Bn. Paroled at Tallahassee, Fla., 20/5/65, as 1st Lt., Chief of Arty., Maj. Gen. Sam Jones' staff.

KENNEDY, Daniel: enl. 26/5/63, at Richmond; Pvt., Co. G. Wded. (rt. arm), admitted 2/4/65, hosp., Farmville. Paroled at Farmville, 4/65.

KING, Henry: conscripted; enl. 5/6/64, at Dublin, sent to Camp Lee, assd. 11/6/64, to 17th Va. Inf.: Pvt., Co. G. Deserted 27/6/64.

KNOX, Robert Fitzgerald: b. Warrenton, 19/11/35; merchant, Alexandria; Pvt., Alexandria Riflemen, 1859; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; 2nd Lt., Co. G. Elected Capt., 26/4/62. Wded. (thigh) at Seven Pines. Wded. 16/5/64, at Drewry's Bluff; sent to  hosp., Camp Winder, furloughed. Wded. (rt. side), Dinwiddie C. H., sent to Stuart Hosp., Richmond. Paroled, 13/5/65. Postwar occ. commission merchant, commissioner of revenue, Alexandria. Mbr. R. E. Lee Camp, C. V., Alexandria. Died of pneumonia, 2/4/1916. Bur. St. Paul's Cem.

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LANE, Patrick: b. Limerick, Ireland; laborer; age 27; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Dischd., 15/8/62, under conscription act, age 38.

LOVING, Bird: enl. 14/10/63, in Caroline Co.; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted from Hosp., Richmond, about 30/6/64. AWOL, 12/64.

LOVING, Taliaferro: enl. 14/10/63, in Caroline Co.; Pvt., Co. G. Captured 16/5/64, at Drewry's Bluff. Died of bronchitis, 6/6/65 at Point Lookout, where he was buried.

LYNCH, Morris: b. Ireland; laborer; age 39; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Dischd., 27/7/62, under conscription act.

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McCARTHY, Dennis: Pvt., Co. G. Dischd. 15/7/61.

McCARTHY, Charles; laborer; age 40; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Left at Centreville, 3/62. AWOL, 5/62.

McELLEER, Francis: b. County of Londonderry, Ireland, peddler, age 39; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Cpl, Co. G. Dischd. 14/6/61, disability (hernia).

McGINNITY, John: laborer; age 28; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Sick and detailed at hosp., Lynchburg, 1863-64. Bur. Old Town Cem., Lynchburg.

McKEOWN, William: laborer; age 22; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Wded., 18/7/61, at Blackburn's Ford. Deserted.

McKILLIGAT, John: laborer; age 25; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Emmett Guards. Deserted, went back to Alexandria, 24/5/61.

McSHERRY, Patrick: laborer; age25; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted in Md., 15/9/62.

McSHERRY, Richard: b. Ireland; laborer; age 40; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Dischd. 27/7/62, under conscription act, age 42.

MANLY, David: b. Fairfax Co.; blacksmith; age 21; enl. 29/5/61, at Manassas Junction; Pvt., Co. G. Captured 30/6/62, at Frayser's Farm; exchd. Wded. Second Manassas. Stabbed James R. Hurst, Co. F; in Petersburg jail, 10/63/-4/64. Prom. to Cpl., 1864. Transferred 1/2/65, to Fredericksburg Arty. Admitted to R. E. Lee Soldiers' Home, Richmond, 25/8/1902. Died 28/2/1904. Bur. Hollywood Cem., Richmond.

MANLY, Joseph: laborer; age 19; enl. 29/5/61, at Manassas Junction; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted about 3/62.

MARTIN, James: b. Ireland; laborer; age 34; enl. 29/5/61, at Manassas Junction; Pvt., Co. G. Dischd., 30/9/61, disability.

MAYBERRY, Joseph: enl. 28/12/64; Pvt., Co. G; transferred from 45th Regt. Va. Inf. Absent under guard, 12/64.

MACK, Dennis: b. Ireland; age 24; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Captured 21/7/63, at Manassas Gap; sent to Point Lookout, where he took the oath, 27/11/63. Prison doc: wants to volunteer, "will fight any foreign power but not against the Confederacy."

MONAHAN, Lawrence: b. Ireland; laborer; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Dischd., 24/5/62, on surgeon's certificate.

MONGOLL, Frederick: b. Nassau, Germany; laborer; age 45; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Dischd., 29/7/62, under conscription act.; documentation shows occ as cabinet maker. Died at Alexandria, 14/3/75.

MOORE, Michael: laborer; age 44; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. In Gen. Hosp. No. 21, and 23, Richmond, typhoid fever, 1862. Dischd., 10/2/63, over age.

MURPHY, John: b. Ireland; laborer; age 38; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Cpl., Co. G. Reduced to Pvt., 20/9/61. Wded. and captured at Williamsburg, 5/5/62; exchd., 5/8/62.

MURPHY, John: b. County Wexford, Ireland; res. Alexandria, 1850; laborer; age 20. Enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. On rolls as having deserted about 5/6/62. Appears on clothing record, C. S. Hosp., Petersburg, 23/3/63. Deserted. Empld., Smoot's tannery, Alexandria, for over 30 yrs. Died 30/1/1912.

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NASH, Jesse: enl. 9/10/63, in Hanover Co.; Pvt., Co. G. Reported as AWOL 9/3/65, to enrolling officer, Spotsylvania Co.

NUGENT, John: b. Ireland; age 21; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Prom. to Sgt., 1862. Deserted about 1/3/63, on furlough. Empl., T. W. Robinson and predecessors in commission business since 1868. Died at Alexandria, 18/2/1905.

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O'CONNOR, Cornelius: res. Lynchburg; enl.  23/5/63, at Richmond; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted to the enemy 6/5/64, at New Bern, N. C. Sent to Fort Monroe, where he took the Oath of Amnesty, 2/6/64; transportation furnished to Phila.

OLIVE, William H.: enl. 4/11/63,  at Richmond; Pvt., Co. G. Furloughed from Gen. Hosp. No. 9, Richmond, 30/1/264, for 30 days, last record.

OWENS, John: enl. 6/6/63, at Richmond; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted about 29/6/63.

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PAUL, Samuel Brown: Pvt., Alexandria Riflemen, 1859; clerk; age 20; enl. 17/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. A. Apptd. Cpl., 26/4/62. Apptd. Sgt., 1/5/62. Wded. and captured at Williamsburg; exchd. Elected 2nd Lt., Co. G, 28/11/63. Killed 31/3/65, at Dinwiddie C. H., age 21 yrs., 6 mos., 10 days. Bur. Woodbine Cem., Harrisonburg. (Repeated in Co. A)

PAUL, William J.: clerk; age 22; enl. 17/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. A. Wded. and captured, 30/6/62, at Frayser's Farm; sent to Fort Columbus, N. Y. Harbor; and to Fort Warren, Mass.; released for exchange, 31/7/62. Wded. at Sharpsburg, 17/9/62. Transferred to Co. G, 31/12/62, last record. (Repeated in Co. A.)

POLUNSKY, A.: enl. 6/6/63, at Richmond; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted about 25/6/63. Arrested by R. B. Munford, Co. B, Camp Guard (Camp Lee), who was paid $30. Polunsky was jailed in Petersburg until 8/64, when he was sent to Castle Thunder, Richmond, last record.

PURCELL, William H.: clerk; age 19; enl. 29/5/61, at Manassas Junction; Pvt., Co. G. Det. to Post Office, Manassas Junction and Richmond, 1861-64. Died of disease, 12/8/64.

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QUICK, John: enl. 24/5/63; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted about 28/5/63.

QUINN, James: b. Galway, Ireland; laborer; age 37; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. On duty as a teamster for Regtl. Quartermaster, 10/61-1/62. Dischd., 13/8/62, under conscription act, over 35 yrs. of age. Paroled at Gordonsville, 22/5/65, as Pvt., Co. G, 17th Regt. Va. Inf.

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RATCLIFF, Thomas C.: enl. 28/12/64; Pvt., Co. G; transferred from 45th Regt. Va. Inf. Absent under guard, 12/64.

READY, John: age 32; enl. 28/5/61, at Manassas Junction; Pvt., Co. G. Wded., admitted to Gen. Hosp. No. 18, Richmond, 12/6/63. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65.

RIELY, Michael: enl. 1/1/63, at Guiney's Stn.; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted about 25/9/63.

RIELY, Patrick: age 24; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Wded., slightly, 18/7/61, and 21/7/61. Apptd. Cpl., 20/9/61. Prom. to Sgt., 1862. Captured, 21/7/63, at Manassas Gap; sent to Point Lookout. Transferred to Elmira, N. Y., 16/8/64. Transferred for exchange, 20/2/65. Paroled at Lynchburg, 13/4/65. Oath of Amnesty, 10/5/65, at Alexandria.

ROBERTSON, George E.: enl. 18/1/063, in Luneburg Co.; Pvt., Co. G. AWOL, 11/11/63. Last record.

ROBERTSON, T. C.: enl. 6/9/63, in Nottoway Co.; Pvt., Co. G. Captured at Five Forks, 1/4/65; sent to Hart's Island, N. Y. Harbor. released 20/6/65, after taking the oath.

ROBERTSON, Thomas F.: enl. 14/11/63, at Richmond; Pvt., Co. G. AWOL,  10/64. Last record.

ROOP, Harmon: farmer; age 28; P. O. Snowville, Pulaski Co., res. Montgomery Co. 1860 census. Enl. 24/5/63, in Montgomery Co.; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted about 23/6/63; caught and sent to Castle Thunder, Richmond. Present, 8/63-12/64. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65.

ROOP, Harrison: farmer; age 35; P. O. Snowville, Pulaski Co., res. Montgomery Co. 1860 census. Enl. 28/12/64; Pvt., Co. G; transferred from 45th Regt. Va. Inf. Under guard, 12/64. Deserted 23/1/65; received at Hdqrs., Provost Marshal, Bermuda Hundred, 25/1/65. Took the Oath of Allegiance; sent to Wash., D. C., where transportation was furnished to Columbus, Ohio.

ROOP, James R.: farmer; age 30; P. O. Snowville, Pulaski Co., res. Montgomery Co. 1860 census. Enl. 28/12/64; Pvt., Co. G; transferred from 45th Regt. Va. Inf. Under guard, 12/64. Captured at Five Forks, 1/4/65, sent to Hart's Island, N. Y. Harbor; released after taking the oath, 20/6/65.

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SICAK, George: enl. 30/5/63, at Richmond; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted 7/6/63.

SMITH, Hugh: b. Ireland; age 39; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Dischd. 10/62, at Lynchburg, disability.

SMITH, James: age 47; enl.  25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Emmett Guards. Rejected, over age.

SOUTHER, W. A.: enl. 1/6/63, at Culpeper C. H.; Pvt., Co. G. Deserted about 25/6/63.

SRANT, Henry: Pvt., Co. G. Appears on list of prisoners of war paroled 10/5-11/65, in West Va., and Maryland. Date: 11/5/65. Charleston, West Va.

SUMMERS, Charles C.: enl. 3/6/63, at Richmond; Pvt., Co. G. Died of disease, 26/10/64, at Chimborazo Hosp. No. 3, Richmond. Widow: Nancy Summers. A seaman by occupation, and described as 6 ft. 2 in., fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair.

SUMMERS, Nancy: Laundress, Co. G. Widow of Charles C. Summers. Shown on rolls for 3-4/64; as "absent detached," 5-6/64. On roll for 7-8/64, but presence or absence is not stated.

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THOMAS, George H.: res. Essex Co.; enl. 13/10/63, at Ivor Stn., Pvt., Co. G. Paroled prisoner at Bowling Green, Carolina Co., 13/5/65.

THOMPSON, James: age 32; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Absent sick, 8/63. Present 10/.63-12/64.

TOLER, Frederick H.: enl. 14/1/64, at Ivor Stn.; Pvt., Co. G. Dischd. 9/12/64, by habeus corpus.

TOWSON, James Edward, Jr.: Cadet, V. M. I. (Class of 1856), 1 yr.;  merchant; age 28; enl. 28/4/61, at Alexandria; Capt., Co. G. Dropped in reorganization of regt., 26/4/62. Mustered in, 30/6/63, at Richmond, as Pvt., Co. D. (Treasury Guards), 3rd Bn. Va. Inf., Local Defense Troops. Prom. to Sgt., and apptd. 1st Lt., 22/9/64. Paroled at Winchester, 6/5/65. Died in the fall of 1895. Bur. Ivy Hill Cem., Upperville, Fauquier Co.

TRAVERS, Michael: age 27; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. G. Absent sick in Richmond, 6/62. On rolls as "said to be crazy in Richmond," 1862-63.

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WALKER, James: enl. 6/6/63, at Richmond: Pvt., Co. G. Deserted about 7/6/63.

WARF, Hugh: b. Austinville; enl. 5/6/64, at Dublin, sent to Camp Lee, assd. 11/6/64, to 17th Va. Inf.; Pvt., Co. G. Paroled at Charlestown, West Va., 21/6/65, age 28, 5 ft. 7 1/2 in., sandy complexion, hazel eyes, sandy hair, sandy whiskers. Admitted to R. E. Lee Camp Soldiers' Home, Richmond, 20/6/1922, age 85.

WHALAN, James: age 17, Alexandria 1860 census; age 19 on enlistment, 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Emmett Guards. Deserted 10/5/61.

WHITE, John: age 33; enl. 25/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Emmett Guards. Rejected for physical unsoundness.

WRIGHT, William: Pvt., Co. G. Captured on South Side Railroad, 9/4/65. Sent to City Point. Took the Oath of Allegiance, 3/7/65, at Newport News; document states res. Fauquier Co.

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