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17th Virginia Infantry Regiment

            Company H           

The Old Dominion Rifles


Contents Up Co A Co B Co C Co D Co E Co F Co G Co H Co I Co K Staff Officers

Roster of Company C personnel - Loudoun 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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ADAMS, William F.: b. Loudoun Co.; tinner; age 18; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Company drummer, 1861-1862. Dischd. 12/6/62 for disability. Described as 5 ft. 8 in., fair complexion, blue eyes, and dark hair.

ADIE, George C.: b. Leesburg; druggist; age 24; enl. 1/5/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Apptd. Regtl. Quartermaster Sgt., 9/8/61. Elected 2nd Lt., Co. I, 26/4/62. Dischd. 28/5/62, to accept commission. Killed at Frayser's Farm, 30/6/62.

ANKER, Mosses: enl. 1/7/61, at Camp Pickens; Pvt., Co. C. Captured 6/5/62, at Williamsburg. Confined at Fort McHenry, 21/6/62. Sent to James River for exchange, 2/8/62.

ATHEY, John M.: tailor; age 43; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Hospitalized at Charlottesville, 3-4/62. No further record.

ATHEY, William W.: b. near Mount Vernon, Va., 15/8/36; moved to Leesburg, 1855; tailor; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Sgt., Co. C. Apptd. Regt. Sgt. Major, 6/61, and 1st Sgt., Co. C, 16/1/61. Elected 1st Lt., 28/4/62. Wded. and captured at Frayser's Farm, 30/6/62. Sent to Fort Warren, Mass. Exchd., 31/7/62. Wded slightly at South Mountain. Cited for capturing colour of the 103rd New York at Sharpsburg. Biog. sketch stated he was on leave at the time of the surrender at Appomatox C. H., and was afterwards paroled. Postwar occ. tailor. Mbr. Clinton-Hatcher Camp, C. V., Leesburg. Died 13/10/1905. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

ATTWELL, Bernard M.: town sergeant, Leesburg; age 49. Enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Loudoun Guard. Rejected by mustering officer as being over age.

ATTWELL, Luther L.: b. Loudoun Co.;  clerk; age 21; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C.  Killed at Sharpsburg, 17/9/62. Buried on the battlefield.

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BENDER, William: age 35; stone cutter; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Reported as a deserter, 6/62.

BIRKBY, Charles T.: b. 1841; coach maker; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Prom. to Cpl.; by 6/62, when reported absent sick, and AWOL in 12/63. Died 1906. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

BIRKBY, Henry C.: coach maker; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Absent, sick in Lynchburg, 6-10/62. Present, 2/63. On rolls as a deserter, 8/63.

BOPP, William G.: coach trimmer; age 25; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Hospitalized at Danville, Charlottesville, and Leesburg, with bleeding hemorrhoids, 1-2/62. AWOL, 12/62-4/63. Reported as deserted, 6/63.

BRADFIELD, Andrew J.: b. Loudoun Co., 1836, deputy clerk of court, Clarke Co., 1852; in charge of clerk's office, circuit court, Loudoun Co., 1859-1861. Mbr., Loudoun Guard, 1859. Enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Sgt., Co. C. Det. as Regtl. Commissary Sgt., 1862-1863. Shown on rolls as Pvt., 8/63, and det. with Capt. H. B. Taliaferro, Brig. Asst. Commissary, 1863-1865. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65. Deputy Clerk, Loudoun Co., to 1870. Banker. Mbr. Clinton-Hatcher Camp, C. V., Loudoun Co. Died 16/1/1906.

BRADFIELD, Cornelius: b. Loudoun Co., 1830; carpenter; enl. 25/5/61, at Camp Pickens; Pvt., Co. C. Wded. at Seven Pines; absent, wded., 5-7/62. At Chimborazo hosp., Richmond, with debility, 2/63; transferred to Huguenot Spgs. Present, 12/64. Paroled at Millwood, Va., 29/4/65. Died, 1886. Bur. Middleburg Baptist (Sharon) Churchyard.

BRENNER, John E.: Pvt., Alexandria Artillery, 1859; tinner; age 22; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Captured at Manassas Gap, 21/7/63; sent to Point Lookout. Transferred to Elmira, N. Y., 16/8/64. Transferred for exchange, 10/3/65. Took Oath of Allegiance at Alexandria, 9/5/65. Mbr. Clinton-Hatcher Camp, C. V. Loudoun Co.

BRIGHTWELL, J. T.: enl. 17/8/63, at Lynchburg; Pvt., Co. C. Died 17/5/64, of wounds received at Drewry's Bluff.

BROWN, Fielding: b. Loudoun Co., 1826; farmer; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Captured in hospital, Alexandria, 24/5/61. Present, 10/61. Dischd. 16/7/61. Taken from his field, and confined at Fort McHenry. Sent to Fort Monroe for exchange. Died 1870. Bur. Presby. Cem., Leesburg.

BROWN, John C.: laborer; age 21; enl. 1/5/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Captured at Frayser's Farm, 30/6/62; sent to Fort Columbus, N. Y. Harbor; and to Fort Warren, Mass. Released 31/7/62, for exchange. Died 18/9/63, at Sheperdstown, West Va., from wounds received at Sharpsburg.

BURKE, Richard S.: b. Alexandria, 15/1/39; printer; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Prom. to Cpl. Wded. at Williamsburg, 5/5/62. Present, 12/62. Prom. to Sgt., 1862. Present, 12/64. Paroled 17/4/65, at Darmstown, Md. Mbr. Clinton-Hatcher Camp, C. V., Loudoun Co. Died 27/6/1912. Bur. Union Cemetery, Leesburg.

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CANTWELL, Joseph T.: stage driver; age 24; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Loudoun Guards. Rejected by mustering officer as physically unfit for service.

CARNEY, J. M.: Pvt., Co. C. Regtl. return, 5/62, shows him absent wded. in Richmond. No further information.

CASSELL, James L.: b. Wythe Co., 23/6/25, son of Adam Cassell; mar. Sophia Yonce, 1846; farmer; enl. 2/2/63, in Carroll Co.; Pvt., Co. E. Transferred, 12/63, as Pvt., Co. C, 51st Regt. Va. Inf. Postwar record states he was captured and sent to Fort Delaware. Died 23/7/85. Bur. Gladesboro Cem., Carroll Co.

CHAMBLIN, Archibald M.: merchant; enl. 29/5/61, at Camp Pickens; Pvt., Co. C. On sick leave, 8/61 until his disability discharge, 7/6/62.

CHAMBLIN, John: b. Loudoun Co.; enl. 29/5/61, at Camp Pickens; Pvt., Co. C. Absent sick, 8/61. Det. as courier with Gen. D. H. Hill, 1862-1863. Absent sick, 1864. Admitted to R. E. Lee Camp Soldier's Home, Richmond, 23/6/1920, age 81. Died 29/6/1923. Bur. family section, Hollywood Cem., Richmond.

CHERRY, Benjamin R.: enl. 12/10/63, in Henry Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Admitted to Chimborazo hosp., Richmond, remittent fever, 8/1/645; furloughed 27/1/64, for 30 days. deserted 24/6/64; returned 7/8/64. Postwar roster: died from wounds received at Dinwiddie C. H.

CLAGETT, Thomas H., Jr.: b. 1839; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. On det. duty with Capt. E. P. Alexander's signal service, 7/61-4/62. Commd. Capt., Signal Corps, 29/5/62. Stationed at Mobile. ala., 9/62-64. Paroled 11/5/65, as Capt., Signal Officer, Maj. Gen. D. H. Maury's staff. Died 1881. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

COCHRAN, William J.: b. 1836; carpenter; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Absent sick in Richmond, 6-8/62. In Episcopal Church Hosp., Williamsburg, with dysentery, 5/63. Hospitalized in Richmond and Lynchburg, intermittent fever, 7-8/62. Present, 12/64. Died 1908. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

COCKLIN, Michael: teamster; age 24; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. AWOL, 4/62. Deserted.

COLEMAN, Philip J.: b. Loudoun Co. 1838; farmer; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Transferred to Capt. Daniel Shrewe's Loudoun Cavalry, which became Co. K, 6th Regt. Va. Cav. Died 23/7/63, from wounds received 9/6/63. Bur. Old Tippet Cem., Loudoun Co.

COX, George C.: Pvt., Co. C. Shown on regtl. return 10/61, as on duty as Ordnance Sgt. No further record.

CURRY, David H.: farmer; age 20; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Det. as hosp. nurse, 1862. Deserted, 1863.

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DAILEY, John Thomas: b. Leesburg, 2/3/38; farmer; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Captured at Frayser's Farm, 30/6/62; sent to Fort Columbus, N. Y. Harbor; and to Fort Warren, Mass. Released 21/7/62, for exchange. Present, 10/62. Believed to have transferred to Co. C, 35th Bn. Va. Cav. Died 30/6/1914. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

DONNELLEY, Edward: laborer; age 21; enl. 29/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Wded. at Blackburn's Ford, 17/7/61. Deserted 1863.

DONNELLEY, Patrick: Pvt., Co. C. Muster roll, 52-6/63; joined under conscription act. Deserted, 30/8/63.

DOVE, D.: enl. after 1/9/61; Pvt., Co. C. Wded. at Manassas. Not in CSR; listed in Wise, History of the Seventeenth Virginia Infantry.

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EAST, Joseph H.: enl. 12/10/63, in Henry Co.; Pvt., Co. C. In Chimborazo Hosp., Richmond, 4/11/64; transferred to Danville, 14/11/64; last record.

EASTERDAY, William D.: carpenter; age 27; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Cpl., Co. C. In Gen. Hosp. Charlottesville, with rheumatism, 1-4/62. Signed document 22/6/64, Wash., D. C., certifying his desertion, and exemption from military service in D. C. under law of 24/2/64, being a non-resident.

EDWARDS, Charles E.: b. Loudoun Co., 1825; clerk; enl. 16/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Det. Hospital Steward, Culpeper C. H., 10/61-4/62. Dischd. 21/5/62; under conscription law, being a resident of Md.; document states age 37, occ. druggist. Died 1906.

EDWARDS, Charles Grey: b. Evergreen, Ala., 1842, raised at Leesburg; ed. Miller & Hallowell's sch., near Baltimore. Enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Wded. (leg) 18/7/61; absent wded. until 1862. Det. as ordnance Sgt., 8th Regt. Va. Inf., 1862. Transferred to Co. H, 8th Regt. Va. Inf. late 1862. Paroled 6/6/65, at Wash., D. C. Grad. Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1867; practiced in Leesburg and Louisville, Ky.

EVARD, Charles E.: jeweler; age 36; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Cpl., Co. C. Prom. to Sgt. Absent sick (rheumatism_, hosp., Charlottesville, 1-4/62. Signed document 22/6/64, Wash., D. C., certifying his desertion, and exemption from military service in D. C. under law of 24/2/64, being a non-resident.

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FADELEY, Charles W.: enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Rejected 22/5/61. by mustering officer having been under 18 years of age. Became of age 26/6/61, but did not rejoin the company. Enl. 13/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. H, 8th Regt. Va. Inf. Captured at Gettysburg; exchd. Prom to Sgt., 1864. Paroled 28/2/65. Died 1910. Bur. St John's Cem., Hampton.

FOX, Erasmus Hinton: b. Leesburg; clerk: age 40; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Dischd., 8/10/61, at Camp Harrison, inability to perform military duty.

FRANCIS, Joseph F.: b. Fauquier Co.; lawyer; age 31; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Cpl., Co. C. Prom. to Regtl. Sgt. Major, 3/7/61. Died at Gen. Hosp. No. 21, Richmond, 1/6/62, from wounds received at Seven Pines. Bur. Oakwood Cem., Richmond.

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GARNER, Hezekiah: cooper; age 27; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Present or accounted for 5/61 to 12/64. Apptd. Cpl., 1/4/64. Captured 31/3/65; sent to Point Lookout. Released after taking oath, 13/6/65. Living, 1898.

GRUBBS, Anderson: b. Henrico Co.; farmer; enl. 20/9/63, in Henrico Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Absent sick, chronic diarrhea, 1864. Present, 12/64. Dischd. 27/2/65, unfit for duty.

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HAMILTON, Charles B.: enl. 19/7/61, at Camp Pickens; Pvt., Co. C. Det. as agent and clerk, Quartermaster Dept., 1861-65. Transferred, 6/1/65, to Co. D, 39th Bn. Va. Cav. Paroled at Winchester, 22/4/65, age 29.

HAMILTON, E. W.: enl. 1/12/64, in Fauquier Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Ordered on det. service, 30/12/64.

HAMMERLY, John W.: enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Loudoun Guard. Was sick in Leesburg when company was mustered into service. Never rejoined, and was believed to be unfit for service.

HARDY, William H.: miller; age 22; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Wded. badly, Sharpsburg, 17/9/62. Deserted. Enl. 21/12/63 at Point of Rocks, Co. A. Loudoun Rangers (U. S.). Tried for robbery of John P. Gregg, Loudoun Co., 9/65. Died 5/12/1910, age 65 (on tombstone). Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

HARRIS, Spencer M.: laborer; age 21; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Deserted, 20/9/61, from Camp Harrison.

HATCHER, Mahlon Greg: b. Loudoun Co., 1836; merchant; enl. 26/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Color Sgt., wded. at Williamsburg, 5/5/62. Det. as Sgt., and Agent, Quartermaster Dept., 1863-1865. Paroled at Louisa C. H., 15/5/65. Died at his home near Ryland, Culpeper Co., 2/99.

HAWKINS, A. B.: b. 4/4/44; enl. 20/10/64, in Spotsylvania Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Det. as brigade teamster. Died 10/8/1923. Bur. Wilderness Baptist Church Cem., Spotsylvania Co.

HAYES, Edward: b. Ireland; enl. 6/3/62, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Captured 30/6/62, at Frayser's Farm; sent to Fort Columbus, N. Y. Harbor; and to Fort Warren, Mass. Released 31/7/62, for exchange. On rolls as a deserter, 6/63.

HEAD, Benjamin F.: b. 1834; carpenter; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Prom. to Cpl., and to Sgt., 1861. Captured 30/6/62, at Frayser's farm; sent to Fort Columbus, N. Y. Harbor; and to Fort Warren, Mass. Released 11/8/62. Took the Oath of Allegiance. Brother of Geo R. Head. Died 1913. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

HEAD, George R.: 1st lt., Loudoun Guards, 1859; whitesmith; age 38; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; 1st Lt., Co. C. Prom. to Capt., 1961. Dropped at reorganization of company, 4/62. Died 29/1/94.

HENDERSON, Fenton Merger: commissioner in chancery, Loudoun Co.; age 43; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Sgt., Co. C. Apptd. Ordnance Sgt., 1862. Prom. to 1st Lt. Apptd. brigade ordnance officer, 11/62. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

HERRING, George: enl. 9/8/63, at Richmond; Pvt., Co. C. Admitted to hosp., Petersburg, with pneumonia, "to be put under guard," 18/12/63. Died 28/12/63.

HIRST, Samuel N.: clerk; age 27; enl. 23/4/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. C. Apptd. Cpl., 1/4/64. Admitted to Chimborazo Hosp. No. 1, Richmond, 30/3/65. Paroled at Richmond, 21/4/65.

HOLLINGSWORTH, T. J.: enl. 12/10/63, in Henry Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Dischd., 2/66/64, from Gen. Hosp. No. 3, Goldsboro, N. C., to return to duty. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65.

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INZER, John H.: b. 1838; shoemaker: enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Present on rolls 10/61-12/64. Oath of Amnesty, 10/5/64, at Alexandria. Died 1911. Bur. Chesnut Grove Cem., Herndon.

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JOHANNES, Martin J.: b. Baltimore; enl. 17/7/61, at Camp Pickens; Pvt., Co. C. Transferred 12/11/61, as Pvt., Co. C, 1st Maryland Inf. Dischd., 6/62, being a nonresident under conscription act.

JOHNSON, William H.: b. 1841; carpenter; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Captured 30/6/62, at Frayser's Farm; sent to Fort Columbus, N. Y. Harbor; and to Fort Warren, Mass. Released 31/7/62, for exchange. Absent, wded. 1863. Died in 1932. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

JOHNSTON, John H.; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Loudoun Guard. Absent when company was mustered in. Died in Loudoun Co.

JONES, Thomas: conscripted; Pvt., Co. C. Deserted, 1863.

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KELLY, John W.: b. 1838; stage driver; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Det. as brigade teamster, 1864. Reported AWOL to Bureau of Conscription officer, Loudoun Co., 3/3/65. Died 1866. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

KEPHART, Jasper C.: farmer; age 22; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Det. as teamster. On roll for 9-10/62, as having deserted.

KING, Edgar C.: enl. 25/5/61, at Camp Pickens; Pvt., Co. C. Apptd. Ordnance Sgt., 17th Va., 11/63. Present, 12/64. Paroled at Winchester, 20/4/65. Oath of Amnesty, 9/5/65, Alexandria, age 25. In Maryland Line Confederate Soldiers' Home, Pikesville, 1894.

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LAMBDEN, George T.: tailor; age 34; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Prom. to Cpl., 1861. Prom to 2nd Lt., 1862. Killed 30/6/62, at Frayser's Farm. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

LAWMAN, John H.: painter; age 31; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Deserted, 6/62.

LAWHORN, William: enl. 8/10/63, in Amherst Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Wded. (left leg and neck) at Dinwiddie C. H., 31/3/65. Paroled from U. S. hosp., Farmville, 9/6/65.

LEFEVER, Henry: b. Loudoun Co.; farmer; age 36; P. O. Belmont, Loudoun Co. 1860 census. Enl. 4/11/63, in Loudoun Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Present through 12/64.

LINKINS, Henry B.: carpenter; age 20; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. On extra duty as a Cpl., 12/63. Deserted in spring of 1864.

LITTLETON, Edgar: b. 1839; clerk; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Prom. to Cpl., 1861. Present 12/64, last service record. Died in 1894. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

LITTLETON, Francis B.: b. Leesburg; druggist; age 20; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Captured 30/6/62; sent to Fort Columbus, N. Y. Harbor; and to Fort Warren, Mass. Released for exchange 31/7/62. Cited for distinguished gallantry at Boonsborough. Died at Shepherdstown, Md., 25/9/62, from wounds received at Sharpsburg.

LOUGHLIN, Michael: age 24; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Wded., 1862. Deserted, 5-6/63.

LYNCH, William B.: b. Frederick Co., Md., 1827, ed., Washingtonian, Leesburg; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; 2nd Lt., Co. C. Prom. to 1st Lt., 1861. Apptd. Capt., 28/4/62. Mbr. Va. Gen. Assembly. Biog sketch states he was wded., 1864. Paroled, 25/4/65, at Edwards Ferry. Postwar occ. ed., Washingtonian. Commander, Clinton-Hatcher Camp, U. C. V., Loudoun Co. Died in Leesburg, 1909. During the war Lynch was ordered to prepare a history of the 17th Virginia, presumably in 1864, for Joseph Jackson, Recorder, Va. Forces. A copy belonging to William W. Athey of Leesburg, was extant in 1897, but its present location is unknown.

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McCRAW, Richard: enl. 19/8/63, in Campbell Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Died in hosp., 8/64.

McCRAW, Robert: enl. 27/8/63, in Campbell Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Died in hosp., 24/7/64.

McCUE, Patrick: laborer; age 25; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. In Gen. Hosp. No. 18, Richmond, diarrhea, 8/62. Deserted, 1863.

McDONOUGH, Leven: age 26; enl. 22/5/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Loudoun Guards. Rejected 28/5/61, physically unfit for service.

McILHANEY, Patrick: laborer; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. AWOL, 30/6/61.

MANNING, Jacob Hite: b. Loudoun Co., 1828; farmer; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Det. to Capt. E. P. Alexander, 1861-62. Apptd. 29/5/62, Capt. and Signal Officer, Longstreet's Corps. Relieved 10/64. Wded., severely, at Hamilton, Loudoun Co., a few weeks before the surrender. Paroled 8/5/65, at Harper's Ferry. Died 1891. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

MARRIOT, Charles H.: enl. as a substitute; Pvt., Co. C. Deserted, 1863.

MASSIE, J. P.: enl. 4/11/63, in Amherst Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Absent sick, 1864. No further record.

MATTHEWS, William: b. 1839; Pvt., Co. C. AWOL, 5/62. In Hosp., Richmond, debility, 9/63; returned to duty. No further service record. Died 1886. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

MITCHELL, Edward H.: enl. 17/7/61, at Camp Pickens; Pvt., Co. C. Died 12/2/62, at hosp., Manassas.

MOBBERLY, Abner J.: tailor; age 21; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Loudoun Guard. Rejected 22/5/61, physically unfit.

MOLEY, James: laborer; age 24; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Present through to 12/64. On U. S. records as a deserter, 19/1/65; transportation furnished to Pittsburg.

MOORE, Nathan: enl. 27/1/64, at Petersburg: Pvt., Co. C. Deserted 3-4/64.

MORGAN, Josiah Lewis: res. Fauquier Co.; enl. 21/11/64, in Fauquier Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Captured 31/3/65, at Dinwiddie C. H.; sent to Point Lookout. Released 15/6/65, after taking the oath.

MORRIS, Nicholas: b. Charlottesville, 1840. Enl. 8/10/63, at Charlottesville; Pvt., Co. C. Absent sick, 2-4/64. Hosp. guard, Lynchburg, 10-12/64. Present 24/2/65.

MURPHY, John: b. Ireland; stone cutter; age 27; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Apptd. Regtl. Color Cpl., 1/12/61. Captured 30/6/62; exchd. Captured 17/9/62; exchd. Deserted, 1863.

MURPHY, John L. A.: b. Loudoun Co.; farmer; age 19; enl. 1/5/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Wded. and captured at Williamsburg, 5/5/62. Died 20/6/62, Cliffburne U. S. A. Gen. Hosp., Wash., D. C.

MUSE, James H.: b. Loudoun Co., 1820; tailor; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Det. to guard baggage, 10/61/-7/62. Dischd., 22/7/62, under conscription act. Died of pneumonia, 11/2/97, at Hamilton. Bur. Harmony Meth. Church Cem., Hamilton.

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NORRIS, Thomas B.: b. Loudoun Co.; carpenter; age 22; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Dischd., 17/5/62, disability, tubercular disease of the lung (T. B.).

NUCKELS, R.: enl. 8/10/63, in Amherst Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Died , 17/5/64, from wounds received at Drewry's Bluff.

NUCKELS, Samuel: enl. 8/10/63, in Amherst Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Captured near Amelia C. H., 6/4/65. Sent to Point Lookout; released 3/6/65, after taking the Oath of Allegiance. 

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O'BRIAN, Philip: GARDENER; enl. 1/5/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Deserted in 6/61.

OLIVER, John: b. Spain; cigar maker; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C.; substitute for William S. Pickett. Dischd., 22/7/62, under conscription act.

ORR, John Moore: b. 1820; grad. Univ. of Pa.; lawyer; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Apptd. 19/10/61, Capt. and A. C. S., Brig. Gen. N. G. Evans' brigade. Assd. to Brig. Gen. Henry Heth's brigade, 1862. On duty in Tenn., 1863-65. Died 1905. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

ORRISON, Samuel: b. 1833; merchant; age 28; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. AWOL, 4/62. On rolls as having deserted, 1862. Died 1907. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

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PARKER, John W. B.: b. Leesburg; carpenter; age 24; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Loudoun Guards. Rejected, 23/5/61, as physically unfit for service. enl. 6/3/61, at Leesburg for 3 yrs.; Pvt., Co. C. On det. service as enrolling officer, 12/63-3/64. Wded. (toe) at Leesburg, 4/6/64; ret. to duty, 17/7/64. Captured at Littleton, Md., 15/7/64; Sent to Point Lookout; exchd., 29/10/64. Paroled at Harper's Ferry, 24/4/65. Admitted to R. E. Lee Camp Soldiers' Home, Richmond, 3/4/1903. Dismissed 10/4/1903, for being drunk, bringing liquor into the home, and breaking arrest. Transferred membership from R. E. Lee Camp, C. V., Alexandria, to Stonewall Jackson Camp, Staunton, 15/12/1908. Res. 1940, Staunton. Readmitted to R. E. Lee Camp Soldiers' Home, Richmond, 18/1/1912, and left  at own request, 9/9/1912. Died at Huntington, West Va., 26/8/1920, age 84. Bur. Thornrose Cem., Staunton.

PARKER, Lafayette: huckster; age 21; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Wded., accidentally, 12/5/61. Deserted, 1862.

PICKETT, George W.: conscripted; enl. 5/6/64, at Dublin, sent to Camp Lee at Richmond, assd. to 17th Regt. Va. Inf. 11/6/64; Pvt., Co. C.

PICKETT, William S.: hotel keeper; age 36; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Cpl., Co. C. Reduced to Pvt., 1861. Cook, 12/61/-1/62. Absent sick, 4/62.

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QUIGLEY, John: laborer; age 29; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Deserted, 5-6/62.

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RANEY, George W.: laborer; age 26; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Died 20/5/64, from wounds received at Drewry's Bluff.

RAW, Charles H.: b. Germany; locksmith; age 19; enl. 1/5/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. On extra duty as a bugler, 11/61-1/62. Dischd., 18/5/62.

RAW, Gustavus L.: locksmith; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Loudoun Guards. Rejected, 23/5/61, as physically unfit for service.

REYNOLDS, J. W.: enl. 17/10/63, in Campbell Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65.

RHEIM, James F.: b. Anne Arundel Co., Md.; carpenter; age 30; enl. 16/5/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. C. Dischd., 14/5/62, under conscription law.

RHEIM, William G.: b. Anne Arundel Co., Md.; carpenter; age 29; enl. 16/5/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. C. On det. service with Capt. S. W. Presstman, (Co. I), 11-12/61. Dischd., 1862, under conscription law.

ROGERS, Milton M.: clerk; age 23; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Det. 1/11/61, to Maj. Gen. Asa Rogers, comdg., 2nd Div., Va. Militia. Dischd., 28/5/62. Elected, 14/5/62, 1st Lt., Co. A, 38th Bn. Va. Light Arty. Captured at Suffolk, 19/4/63; paroled at Fort Delaware, 25/4/63. Absent sick 2/64. Paroled at Winchester, 20/4/65.

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SEWELL, James W.: enl. 4/11/63, in Loudoun Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Died 1/4/64, of disease at hosp., Kinston, N. C.

SEXTON, John W.: b. Loudoun Co.; blacksmith; age 42; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Wded, severely, 18/7/61, at Blackburn's Ford. Det. with Ordnance Dept., 6/62. Dischd., 7/62, age 44.

SHARP, O. Tyler: conscripted; enl. 5/6/64, at Dublin, assd. 11/6/64, to 17th Va. Inf.; Pvt., Co. C. paroled at Charleston, West Va., age 20.

SIBBETT, James H.: b. Loudoun Co.; carpenter; age 27; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Killed at Williamsburg, 5/5/62. 

SINCLAIR, Charles W.: b. Loudoun Co.; clerk; age 32; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Prom to Cpl., 1861, and to Sgt., 1862. Dischd. 16/7/62, under conscription law.

SINCLAIR, Henry: clerk; enl. 13/5/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Loudoun Guard. Rejected 23/5/61, as physically unfit for service.

SKINNER, Edgar: clerk; age 19; enl. enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Dischd., 1861, for disability.

SMALE, John C.: tinner; age 19; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Deserted, 1862.

SMART, Fayette: miller; age 29;  enl. 11/5/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. C. Died of consumption, 24/3/63.

STRANSBERRY, Jesse J.: b. 22/1/29; jeweler; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; 1st Sgt., Co. C. Prom. to 2nd Lt., 1861. Dropped 28/4/62, at reorganization of the company. Died 19/7/86. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

STEADMAN, James T.: cooper; age 23;  enl. 24/4/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Loudoun Guard. Rejected 23/5/61, physically unfit for service.

STEADMAN, Marshall B.: b. Loudoun Co., 8/5/24; cooper;  enl. 22/5/61, at Leesburg; Pvt., Co. C. Absent sick and detached as a nurse, Moore Hosp., Manassas, 10/61-1/62. Dischd., 16/7/62, by conscription law. Died in 1882. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

SWEENEY, Michael: Pvt., Co. C.; joined as a substitute. Deserted 6/63.

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TAYLOR, John M.: farmer; age 23; enl. 20/5/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. C. Deserted, 1862.

TEBBS, Charles Binus: b. 1826; lawyer; Capt., Loudoun Guard, 1859; Enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; Capt., Co. C. Lt. Col., 8th Regt. Va. Inf., 6/61-4/62; dropped at Regtl. reorganization. Clerk, A. & I. G. O., Richmond. Served in Co. E, 3rd Bn. Local Defense Troops. Died at Charlottesville, 26/9/67, en route to Leesburg. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

THOMAS, Joseph B.: tinner; age 31; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg;  Pvt., Co. C. Absent wded., 9/61-2/62. Captured at Leesburg, 16/3/63; sent to Old Capitol Prison, Wash., D. C.; transferred to Fort Monroe, and delivered for exchange at City Point, 29/3/63.

THOMAS, William H.: b. Fairfax Co.; tinsmith; age 32; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg;  Pvt., Co. C. Captured at Frayser's Farm; sent to Fort Columbus, N. Y. Harbor; and to Fort Warren, Mass. Released 10/8/62, took the Oath of Allegiance. 

THOMPSON, John Early: b. Loudoun Co.; age 19; enl. 1/5/61, at Leesburg;  Pvt., Co. C. Wded., 30/6/62.  at Frayser's Farm. Enl. 1/10/62, at Snickersville, as Sgt., Co. C, 35th Bn. Va. Cav. Paroled 8/5/65, at Winchester. Admitted, 21/12/1911, to R. E. Lee Camp Soldiers' Home, Richmond, at the age of 69. Died 26/12/1911. Bur. Hollywood Cem., Richmond.

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VANDEVENTER, Cornelius: b.  Loudoun Co., 4/6/29, son of Ann Mains Vanderventer; farmer; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg;  Pvt., Loudoun Guard. Not mustered into service. Regtl. returns indicate he was a Quartermaster in the Loudoun militia. Died 4/8/84, in Clarke Co.

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WALLACE, David M.: printer; age 23; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg;  Pvt., Co. C. Wded. at Seven Pines, 31/5/62. Captured 10/10/62, at Charlestown; paroled. Received at Richmond, 31/10/62, pay for 9-10/62. Last record.

WALLACE, Francis M.: b. Leesburg; clerk; age 24; enl. 20/5/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. C. Prom. to Cpl., 1/12/61. Prom. to Sgt. 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. Died at Shepherdstown, 29/9/62, from wounds received at Boonsborough, Md.

WALLACE, James W.: tailor; age 28; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg;  Pvt., Co. C. Deserted, 6/5/62. 

WALLER, James: enl. 5/6/64, at Dublin, sent to Camp Lee, assd. 11/6/64, to 17th Va. Inf.; Pvt., Co. C. In Chimborazo Hosp. No. 2, Richmond, debility from exposure, 7-8/64. Admitted 7/4/65, to Jackson Hosp., Richmond, where he died 27/5/65.

WALLER, Michael: enl. 5/6/64, at Dublin, sent to Camp Lee, assd. 11/6/64, to 17th Va. Inf.; Pvt., Co. C. Captured in hosp., Richmond, 3/4/65; sent to Jackson Hosp., from which he escaped 4/5/65.

WALLER, Thomas: enl. 5/6/64, at Dublin, sent to Camp Lee, assd. 11/6/64, to 17th Va. Inf.; Pvt., Co. C. Captured in hosp., Richmond, where he died of chronic diarrhea, 27/5/65. Bur. Hollywood Cem., Richmond.

WIARD, Jacob S.: b. 1831; carpenter; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg;  Pvt., Co. C. Rejected 23/5/61, physically unfit for service. Died 1916.

WILDMAN, Charles B.: b. 1818; merchant; enl. 27/4/61, at Leesburg; 2nd Lt., Co. C. Actg. A. D. C., to Brig. Gen. N. G. Evans, 7th Brig., 10/61. Dropped 28/4/62, at reorganization of regiment. Died 1898. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

WINSETT, John S.: b. Alexandria; transferred, 5/1/65, from Co. D, 39th Bn. Va. Cav., Pvt., to 17th Regt. Va, Inf.; Pvt., Co. C. Admitted to Chimborazo Hosp. No. 4, Richmond, 18/3/65, fever and diarrhea. Captured in hosp., 3/4/65, turned over to U. S. Provost Marshal; sent to Jackson Hosp. Deserted 14/4/65. On Provost Marshal's register as age 17, occ. student. Admitted from Prince William Co., age 57, Re. E. Lee Camp Soldiers' Home, Richmond. Dischd. at own request, 3/4/1903. Readmitted 11/4/1904. Dischd., at his command, 21/6/1904.

WITT, A. H.: Henry Co.; mechanic; age 45; enl. 12/10/63, in Henry Co.; Pvt., Co. C. Dischd. 9/7/64.

WOODARD, John N.: pump maker; age 39; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg;  Pvt., Co. C. Died 27/11/61, of typhoid pneumonia, in Gen. Hosp., Culpeper C. H.

WRIGHT, Charles: b. Loudoun Co.; enl. 6/3/61, at Leesburg;  Pvt., Co. C. Killed at Williamsburg, 5/5/62.

WRIGHT, John E.: laborer; age 35; enl. 23/4/61, at Leesburg;  Pvt., Co. C. Absent on sick leave, Leesburg, 25/7/61. Deserted.

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YOUNG, John Edwin: lawyer; age 25; enl. 22/4/61, at Leesburg;  Pvt., Loudoun Guard. Rejected 23/5/61, physically unfit for service. Died 1861. Bur. Union Cem., Leesburg.

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ZELLORS, John: b. Franklin Co., Pa.; printer; age 23; enl. 13/5/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. C. Transferred in 5/62, to Co. G, 2nd Maryland Inf., Pvt. Granted furlough 28/1/64, to go to Woodstock, and return, "or be declared a deserter." Character as a soldier: very good. Described as 5 ft. 7 in., fair complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes.

 
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