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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 D personnel - Fairfax Rifles

(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

A

ASHFORD, Charles C.: b. Fairfax Co., farmer; age 23; enl. 2/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Absent sick, 11-12/61. Dischd. 28/4/62, for disability; doc. shows he was age 29, 5 ft. 6 in., light complexion, hazel eyes, auburn hair, and a painter by occupation.

ASHFORD, Francis Asbury: b. Fairfax Co., farmer; age 19; enl. 2/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Prom. to Cpl. and to Sgt., 1862. Prom. to 2nd Lt., 23/2/63. Captured at Sayler's Creek; sent to Old Capitol Prison, Washington, D. C., and then to Johnson's Island. Released 18/6/65, after taking oath; doc. gives Richmond res., tan complexion, dark hair, blue eyes, 5 ft. 10 in. Settled in Washington after the war. Studied medicine and became resident physician, Columbia Hosp., and later assistant surgeon and a director. Prof. Surgery, Georgetown Med. School, and helped establish the Garfield Mem. Hosp. Mbr. Med. Soc. of the Dist. of Columbia. Died 19/5/83.

ASHFORD, John A.: b. Fairfax Co.; cooper; age 34; enl. 8/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Absent, guarding baggage at Manassas, 11/61-4/62. Dischd., 25/7/62, under conscription act.

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BARNES, John Horace: farmer; age 19; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Prom. to Cpl., 24/5/61. Absent, captured, on rolls, 7-10/61, and AWOL, 12/61. Res. Fairfax Co., 1902.

BARNES, Samuel L.: farmer; age 18; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Sick at home, 7-8/61. Present, 9-10/61. Sick in Richmond, 6-12/62. Present, 12/64. Postwar roster states he died of wounds at Dinwiddie C. H.

BARNES, William A.: 1st Lt., Fairfax Riflemen, 1859; farmer; age 27; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; 1st Lt., Co. D.  On recruiting service, 1-2/62. Captured at Frayser's Farm, 30/6/62. Sent to Fort Columbus, and to Fort Warren, Mass. Released 31/7/62, to be exchanged. Prom. to Capt., 17/9/62. Present, 10/64. With nine of the 17th Va. he gave himself up to U. S. forces in Fairfax Co., 16/5/65, hoping to meet with terms announced on 14/4/65, that all stragglers of the Army of Northern Virginia, who would give themselves up, would be paroled on the same terms of Gen. Lee's surrender. Barnes and others were confined 19/4/65, in Old Capitol Prison, Washington. On 27/4/65 Barnes was sent under guard to Alexandria, where on 29/5/65, he took the Oath of Amnesty.

BEACH, Ferdinand: farmer; age 30; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Det. as teamster, 5/62-4/63. Absent sick, 5-8/63. Ambulance driver, 11-12/63. Present, 1-12/64. U. S. doc. states he left regt., 7/4/65. Taken prisoner at Fairfax C. H.; sent to Old Capitol Prison, and paroled at Alexandria, 27/4/65.

BEACH, James: farmer; age 18; enl. 5/5/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Absent sick in hosp., 8-12/61. Died in Gen. Hosp., Camp Winder, Richmond, 10/6/62.

BEACH, Joseph: farmer; age 58; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax Sta.; Pvt., Fairfax Riflemen. Rejected by mustering officer, 20/5/61.

BEACH, Richard W.: enl. 1/8/61, at Centreville; Pvt., Co. D. Absent sick in Danville hosp., 1/62; sent to Gen. Hosp., Mt. Jackson. Wded at Manassas, 30/8/62. Present, 12/62-64. Taken prisoner at Fairfax C. H., 29/4/65; paroled. Living c. 1898, age 60.

BEAKE, Thomas: farmer; age 20; enl. 18/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Wded, slightly, at Manassas, 18/7/91. Present, 10/61. reported to have deserted, 9/62, after crossing Potomac into Maryland.

BROADWATER, Arthur: Pvt., Co. D. Captured at Front Royal, 6/1/64; sent to Old Capitol Prison, Washington. Transferred 3/2/64, to Point Lookout. Exchd., 1/11/64.

BROWN, James T.: farmer; age 18; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Transferred, or discharged. Enl. 24/12/62, as Pvt., Capt. W. M. McGregor's Co., Va. Horse Arty. Issued clothing, 12/11/24, last record.

BROWN, William H.: farmer; age 19; enl. 5/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D.  Captured 15/9/62, at South Mountain. Absent, paroled prisoner, 10/62. Transferred to Maryland Line, 1/5/64.

BURKE, John T.: farmer; age 34; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; 2nd Lt., Co. D. Elected Capt., 26/4/62. Wded. at Seven Pines, 31/5/62. Cited for gallantry at Boonsborough. Killed at Sharpsburg, 17/9/62.

BUTLER, Richard H.: b. Fairfax Co., enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D.  Prom. to Cpl., 24/5/61. Absent, sick in hosp., Farmville, with, rheumatism, 7-9/63. Prom. to Sgt., 1862. Captured at Five Forks, 1/4/65; sent to Hart's island, N. Y. Harbor. Released 21/6/65, after taking the oath. Mbr. R. E. Lee Camp, C. V., Alexandria, 5/5/90. Admitted to R. E. Lee Camp, C. V. Soldiers' Home, Richmond, 16/5/1906; age 74. Died 1/2/1907. Bur. Hollywood Cem., Richmond.

 

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CASH, Patrick: farmer; age 18; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Det. with division provost guard, 1863. In Gen. Hosp., Petersburg, 1/64, with pneumonia. deserted 3/7/64.

CATON, John C.: farmer; age 20; enl. 24/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Captured in Loudon Co., 8/10/63. U. S. record states he was AWOL and never intended to return to his regt. - wishes to take the oath and go to relatives in Alexandria. Sent to Old Capitol Prison, Wash., D. C., and to Point Lookout. Transferred 23/7/64, to Elmira, N. Y., and released 17/5/65, after taking the oath.

CHICHESTER, Daniel McCarty: b. Fairfax Co., 20/8/34, son of William Henry Chichester; farmer; enl. 13/5/61, at Fairfax Stn., Pvt., Co. D. Prom. to Cpl. 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. Wded. at Sharpsburg, 17/9/62. Transferred, 11/2/63, to Stuart Horse Arty., McGregor's Btry.; apptd. Sgt. Major. Prominent in legal profession, and was judge of courts in Fairfax and Alexandria counties. Represented Fairfax Co. in Gen. Assembly, 1885-1887. Died in 5/96.

COCKERILLE, John H.: farmer; age 45; Pvt., Co. D. Dischd. 5/8/61.

COCKERILLE, Joseph.: farmer; age 19; enl. 25/4/61,  at Fairfax C. H.;  Pvt., Co. D. Dischd. 15/7/61, at Manassas.

CONNELL, Martin: b. Waterford, Ireland; enl. 23/5/61, at Alexandria; Pvt., Co. D. Dischd. 16/1/63, under conscription act, being a British subject.

COOK, Israel: farmer; age 22; enl. 25/4/61,  at Fairfax C. H.;  Pvt., Co. D. Wded. (left eye) at Williamsburg, 5/5/62; furloughed from hosp., Farmville, 1864. Ret. as unfit for field duty, 23/8/64. Assd. to Invalid Corps; totally disqualified for service. Bur. Cook Cem., "Murray Hill", Buckingham Co.

COON, Solyman H.: farmer; age 19; enl. 25/4/61,  at Fairfax C. H.;  Pvt., Co. D. Died of disease in hosp., Winchester, 16/7/63.

CORBETT, Robert E.: carpenter; age 19; enl. 24/4/61,  at Fairfax C. H.;  Pvt., Co. D. Sent to Gordonsville after deserters, 8/63. Killed at Drewry's Bluff, 16/5/64.

CORNELL, Alexander; farmer; age 21; enl. 7/5/61, at Fairfax C. H.;  Pvt., Co. D. Absent sick, 10-12/63. Absent, assd. light duty by Med. Exam. Bd., 12/64.

CORNELL, Alexander; farmer; age 23; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.;  Pvt., Co. D. Teamster, 1863-1864. Captured 3/4/65, at Jackson Hosp., Richmond; escaped from hosp., 30/4/65.

CORNWELL,  J. A.: Pvt., Co. D. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65.

CROWLEY, Michael: farmer; age 35; enl. 25/5/61, at Fairfax Stn., Pvt., Co. D. Wded. (left foot) and captured at Sharpsburg, 17/9/62. Hospitalized at Locust Spg. and Frederick, Md. Sent to Fort Monroe, 29/12/62, for exchange. In Petersburg a paroled prisoner, 1-4/63; furloughed. Det. as hosp. guard, Lynchburg; unfit for field duty, 1863-1865. Captured and paroled at Lynchburg. Took the oath at Fort Monroe, 23/4/65; destination: New York, his former residence.

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DAVIS, James F.: cooper; age 21; enl. 26/5/61, at Fairfax Stn. Pvt., Co. D. Captured at Frayser's Farm, 30/6/61; sent to Fort Columbus, N. Y. Harbor; and to Fort Warren. Released 31/7/62, for exchange. Wded. at Manassas, 30/6/62; det. with division provost guard, 1863-64. Paroled at Winchester. Living, c. 1898.

DAVIS, John H.: cooper; age 23; enl. 8/5/61, at Fairfax Stn. Pvt., Co. D. Absent sick, typhoid fever, Gen. Hosp. No. 18, Richmond, 8/62; sent to hosp., Scottsville. Present, 10/63. Deserted at New Bern, N. C. 2/2/64.

DOVE, Armstead: enl. 1/8/61, at Centreville; Pvt., Co. D. Died of disease at Gen. Hosp., No. 18, Richmond, 2/8/62.

DULANEY, William H.: b. Loudoun Co., moved to Fairfax Co.; Capt. Fairfax Riflemen, 1859; del. Va. State Conv., 1861. Enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Capt., Co. D. Wded. at Blackburn's Ford, 18/7/61; disabled. Appl. for commissary or quartermaster position, 24/6/62. Mbr. Va. Senate, 1863-1865. Died in Alexandria, 2/5/70, age 48, and "a Virginian of the old school."

DULANEY, Winn Tingey: b. 1822; farmer; enl. 6/6/61, at Sangsters X Roads; Pvt., Co. D. Det. to brigade Commissary, Sgt. 1861-1865. Paroled at Winchester, 24/4/65. Died 1881. Bur. The Falls Church (Epis.) Cem., Falls Church.

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None found.

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FAIRFAX, Herbert Carlyle: b. 29/4/38; farmer; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; 1st Sgt., Co. D. Prom. to Lt., P. A. C. S.; ordered to report to Hdqrs. Dept. of Alexandria. Apptd. Capt. and Asst. Quartermaster, 20/12/62. Asst. to Col. James L. Corley, Chief Quartermaster, Army of Northern Virginia. Served Capt. and Quartermaster, 1st Regt. Confederate Engineer Troops, 1864-1865. Paroled at Fairfax C. H., 25/4/65. Brother of Raymond Fairfax. (Co. A)

FAIRFAX, James W.: cooper; age 22; enl. 15/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Absent sick, 8/61 to 12/62, when he was listed as a deserter.

FINNACOM, George W.: b. Fairfax Co.; farmer; age 34; enl. 25/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Det. as teamster. Dischd. 25/7/62, under conscription law, being age 44.

FOX, Francis G.: farmer; 2nd Lt., Fairfax Riflemen, 1859; age 29; enl. 29/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; 2nd Lt., Co. D. Absent sick, 2-3/62. Dropped 26/4/62, at regtl. reorganization.

FOX, William H.: cooper; age 32; enl. 8/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Deserted 1862.

FREEMAN, Joseph N.: teacher; age 21; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Captured 5/5/62, at Williamsburg. Admitted to U. S. hosp., 16/5/62, typhoid fever; sent to Old Capitol Prison, Wash., D. C., and to Fort Monroe, 1/8/62, for exchange.

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GAINES, George W.: b. 17/12/35; blacksmith; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Sgt., Co. D. Elected 2nd Lt., 26/4/62. Tried 2/63, by Court-martial for conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline. Found guilty and sentenced to be dishonorably dismissed. Ordered to Camp lee, Richmond, for enrollment as a conscript. Appears on rolls as Pvt., Co. B, Conscripts, Camp Lee, Va., 1863-64. Mbr. Marr Camp, C. V., Fairfax. Died 12/3/1918. Bur. Fairfax City Cem.

GOODING, Philip P.: farmer; age 20; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Wded. at Ware Bottom Church, 18/6/64; furloughed. Captured at Fairfax C. H., 29/4/65, and paroled.

GOSSOM, James H.: farmer; age 19; enl. 15/5/61, at Fairfax Stn., Pvt., Co. D. Reported as transferred to Maryland Line, 24/5/62.

GRIGSBY, Alexander S.: enl. 12/8/61, at Centreville; Pvt., Co. D. Det. as Asst. Surgeon, 1862. Prom. to Surgeon, 3/9/62; assd. to 1st Regt. Va. Inf., 6/10/62. Paroled at Lynchburg, 13/4/65.

GUARD, Robert S.: res. Nelson Co.; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Captured 1/4/65, at Five Forks; sent to Hart's Island, N. Y. Harbor. Released 23/6/65, after taking the oath. Res. Loudoun Co., 1902.

GUNNELL, Charles A.: teacher; age 30; enl. 23/5/61, at Fairfax Stn., Pvt., Co. D. Captured 30/6/62, at Frayser's Farm; sent to Fort Columbus, N. Y. Harbor; and to Fort Warren, Mass.; exchd. On a list of prisoners of war, Provost Marshal Gen., Army of the Potomac, 20/9/62. Paroled prisoner, 10/62. Present, 12/62. Captured near Suffolk, 24/4/63. On rolls as a deserter, 6/63.

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HALL, Eilbeck: res. Fairfax Co.; enl. 1/7/63, at Gordonsville; Pvt., Co. D. Det. as teamster through to 12/64. Paroled at Burkeville, 27/4/65. Oath of Amnesty, Alexandria, 29/5/65.

HALL, William: farmer; age 33; enl. 23/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Wded. 17/9/62, at Sharpsburg. Wded. (fore finger, rt. hand), 12/62; returned to duty, 3/4/63. U. S. records show he left 17th Va., 2/4/65. Captured at Fairfax C. H., 16/4/65. Surrendered parole, and took amnesty oath, 19/5/65, at Alexandria. Living c. 1898, age 70.

HARMAN, Henry T.: enl. 1/8/61, at Centreville; Pvt., Co. D. Wded. (breast & head), 30/8/62, at Manassas. Died at hosp., Warrenton, 4/9/62.

HARRISON, George W.: enl. 1/3/62, at Centreville; Pvt., Co. D. Wded., 30/8/62, at Manassas. Paroled at Winchester, 28/4/65.

HARRISON, James A.: b. Fairfax Co.; enl. 10/6/63, at Centreville; Pvt., Co. D. In Gen. Hosp. No. 4, Richmond, 10/3/65, with ulcer, rt. leg. Paroled 28/4/65, age 24. Admitted to R. E. Lee Soldiers' Home, Richmond, 9/10/1907, age 67. Died 26/7/1916. Bur. Hollywood Cem., Richmond.

HIXON, John: farmer; age 21; enl. 1/6/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Postwar roster: Wded. at Boonsborough, Md. Died 17/1/64, or 22/1/64, in Botetourt Co.

HOWARD, Peter; enl. 6/8/61, at Centreville; Pvt., Co. D. Wded. at Manassas, 31/8/62. Sgt., 1862; prom. to 1st Sgt., 23/2/63. Captured at Five Forks, 1/4/65, sent to Hart's Island, N. Y. Harbor. Released 21/6/65, after taking the oath. Died 8/3/911, age 78 yrs., 1 mo., 18 days. Bur. Fairfax City Cem.

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ISH, Milton: b. Fairfax; doctor; age 23; enl. 12/6/61, at Sangsters X roads; Pvt., Co. D. Prom. to Sgt. Captured at Frayser's Farm, 30/6/62. Released at Fort Warren, Mass. for exchange, 31/7/62. Wded. slightly, 30/8/62, at Manassas. Reduced to Pvt. Transferred in 1862, to Co. I, 1st Regt. Va. Inf. in exchange for Adolphus A. Sweeney. Hosp. Steward, 1864. Paroled at Lynchburg, 15/4/65. Mbr. R. E. Lee Camp, C. V., Alexandria. Dies at his home, "Neabsco," Prince William Co., 14/12/90.

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JACKSON, Charles: b. Fairfax Co.; farmer; age 39; enl. 6/5/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Transferred, 27/11/61, as Pvt., Co. B, 2nd So. Carolina Inf. Dischd., 16/7/62; described as age 40, farmer, 5 ft. 11 in., dark complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair. Brother of James W. Jackson, Marshall House, Alexandria.

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KELLY, Michael: b. Ireland; occ. soldier; age 35; enl. 25/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Transferred, 25/6/61, to 2nd Co. Bn. Washington Arty. (La.) as a driver. Dischd. 21/5/62, at expiration of enlistment; document, age 26.

KIDWELL, Charles: blacksmith; age 19; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Sick at home and AWOL, 10-12/61. Deserted 1862.

KIDWELL, John T.: b. 17/3/42; farmer; enl. 5/6/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Wded. at Manassas, 29/8/62. Furloughed from hosp., 12/64. Paroled at Lynchburg, 4/65. Died 8/3/96. Bur. Fairfax City Cem.

KINCHELOE, Robert E.: farmer; enl. 1/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Arrested for desertion, absent under sentence of court-martial, 12/63. Present 2/64. Captured 6/4/65, at Fairfax C. H.; sent to Old Capitol Prison and to Alexandria. Paroled 27/4/65; doc. states he left regt., 7/4/65.

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LYNN, Thomas W.: farmer; age 18; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Wded. at Seven Pines, and died in hops., Richmond, 12/6/62. Bur. Oakwood Cem., Richmond.

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MARKS, David A.: b. New York; farmer; age 23; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Prom. to Cpl. Captured 30/6/62, at Frayser's Farm; exchd, Prom. to Sgt., 23/2/63. Det. to bring in conscripts to regt., 6/63. Prom. to Sgt. Major, 17th Va., 1/7/64. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65.

MAYHUGH, George: b. Fairfax Co.; cooper; age 23; enl. 23/5/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Captured at Fairfax C. H., 16/4/65; sent to Old Capitol Prison, Wash., D. C. Paroled in Alexandria, 27/4/65; doc. states he left Regt., 7/4/65.

MAYHUGH, James: farmer; age 22; enl. 2/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Dischd., 30/10/61, disability.

 

MAYHUGH, Richard: cooper; age 19; enl. 23/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Captured at South Mountain, 14/9/62; exchd., 10/11/62, Aiken's Ldg. Captured in Prince William Co., 19/1/65; sent to Old Capitol Prison, Wash., D. C.; and to Fort Warren, Mass. Released 16/6/65, after taking oath.

MILLAN, George S.: b. Fairfax Co.; clerk; age 18; enl. 24/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Captured at South Anna Bridge, Va. Central Railroad, 26/6/63; paroled and exchd. Reported as AWOL to Bureau of Conscription enrolling officer, Rappahannock Co., 1.3.65. Paroled At Fairfax C. H., 27/4/65. Admitted to R. E. Lee Camp Soldiers' Home, Richmond, 9/3/92. Dischd. at own request, 21/1/093. Re-admitted 15/4/1901, insane; sent to Western State Hosp., 20/6/1901.

MILLS, Simeon D.: farmer; age 30; enl. 20/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Wded. (head) and captured, 5/5/62, at Williamsburg. Released for exchange, 31/8/62. In Chimborazo Hosp. No. 5, pneumonia, 24/2/65.

MONROE, Deskin: farmer; age 22; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. On list of "rebel deserters" sent from Fairfax C. H., 20/3/65, to Provost Marshal Gen., Wash., D. C. - "surrendered to our pickets, 19/3/65, wishes to take the oath." Transportation furnished to Alexandria.

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NALLS, Benjamin Franklin: farmer; age 24; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Captured at Upperville, 20/2/64; sent to Camp Chase, Ohio. Sent to Fort Delaware, 17/3/64; exchd., 27/2/65. Captured at Fairfax C. H., 19/4/65; sent to Old Capitol Prison, Wash., D. C. Paroled at Alexandria, 27/4/65; stated res. Fairfax Co. Died at home, Wash., D. C., 11/3/1909. Bur. Union Cem., Alexandria.

NEWCOMB, John W.: b. New York; res. Fairfax Co.; empld., Fairfax News; age 24; enl. 1/5/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Prom. to Cpl., 1862. 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. Prom. to Sgt., 1862. Killed at Cold Harbor, 4/6/64. Bur. Hollywood Cem., Richmond.

NEWMAN, Charles: farmer; age 20; enl. 1/5/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Captured in Loudoun Co., 4/10/63;  sent to Old Capitol Prison, Wash., D. C., and to Point Lookout. Released for exchange, 17/3/64.

NEWMAN, John D.: b. 27/8/37; merchant; enl. 25/5/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Sgt., Co. D. Shown as Pvt., on 1-2/62 roll. Wded. 30/8/62, at Manassas. Captured near Suffolk, 24/4/63. Died 8/12/93. Bur. Fairfax City Cem.

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None found.

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PAYNE, Sanford: b. Fairfax Co.; cooper; age 43; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Dischd. 25/7/62, under conscription act, age 44; 6 ft., florid complexion, blue eyes, sandy hair.

PEARSON, James: farmer; age18; enl. 18/5/61, at Fairfax Stn., Pvt., Co. D. Captured 25/5/61, and on rolls as AWOL, 11/61-1/62.

PETITT, Corbin L.: farmer; enl. 1/3/63, at Petersburg; Pvt., Co. D.  exchd. from Co. D, 1st Va. Inf. Paroled at Alexandria, 13/4/65. On list of "Rebel deserters" received 14/4/65, by Provost Marshal Gen., Wash., D. C.

PETITT, Charles R.: well digger; age 24; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Killed at Seven Pines, 31/5/62.

PETITT, George W.: carpenter; age 29; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Wded., 30/8/62, at Manassas. Captured 6/4/65; sent to Point Lookout; released 16/6/65, after taking oath.

PETITT, Hiram: farmer; age 24; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Fairfax Riflemen. Rejected 24/5/61, by mustering officer.

PETITT, John T.: b. 18/1/28; farmer; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Nurse, Gen. Hosp., Camp Winder, Richmond, 5/62-2/63. Captured 14/4/63, in Fairfax Co. Took Oath of Allegiance, 27/9/63; sent to Phila. Died 15/10/1917. Bur. Jerusalem Baptist Church Cem., Rt. 123, Fairfax Co. 

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None found.

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RATCLIFFE, John R.: enl. 10/8/61, at Centreville; Pvt., Co. D. Died 29/10/64, of chronic diarrhea at Chimborazo Hosp., No. 1, Richmond.

RICHARDSON, George H.: farmer; age 27; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Det. for Provost Guard, 10-12/61. Dischd., 25/6/62, on furnishing a substitute.

RICHARDSON, James W.: farmer; age 18; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Captured; paroled near Keedysville, Md., 20/9/62. Postwar roll: died of wounds received at Dinwiddie C. H., 31/3/65.

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SEWELL, Joseph C.: b. Fairfax Co.; enl. 24/5/62, at Orange C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Wded., 30/8/62, at Manassas. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65. Paroled at Winchester, 24/4/65. Postwar res. Orange Co. Admitted 29/6/1906, to R. E. Lee Camp Soldiers' Home, Richmond. Dischd. at own request, 4/11/1906. Died in 1911. Bur. St. James Catholic Cem., Falls Church.

SIMMONS, Francis: enl. 24/3/62, at Orange C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Mortally wded. at Seven Pines, 31/5/62.

SIMPSON, John: Fairfax Co.; cooper; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Fairfax Riflemen. Dischd., 22/5/61, disability.

SIMPSON, Silas J.: clerk; age 21; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Wded., (rt. ear), 18/6/64, on skirmish line; furloughed from Chimborazo Hosp. No. 5, Richmond, 30/6/64. Paroled at Fairfax C. H., 1/5/65.

SPEAKES, Everett W.: farmer; age 23; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Captured by Coles' (U. S.) Bn. Cav. at Upperville, 22/2/64, while on furlough; sent to Camp Chase, Ohio, and transferred 17/3/64, to Fort Delaware. Released 21/6/65, after taking the oath. Died in Prince William Co., 3/1907, age 69.

SPINDLE, Spottsylvania C.: farmer; age 19; enl. 19/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Wded., 31/5/62, at Seven Pines. Wded., 16/5/64, at Drewry's Bluff; (rt. arm amputated.) Ret. to Invalid Corps, P. A. C. S., 19/11/64. Bur. Town Cem., Manassas.

STALLIONS, William: farmer; age 19; enl. 1/6/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Dischd., 25/9/61, at Lewinsville, Fairfax Co.

STEELE, James R.: b. 1835; farmer;  enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Cpl., Co. D. Det. as blacksmith, 8/61-4/62. Det. as wagon master for regt., 1863-12/64. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 9/4/65. Died 1914. Bur. Fairfax City Cem.

STEELE, John R.: clerk; age 21; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Sgt., Co. D. Killed at Sharpsburg, 17/9/62.

STEELE, Peter C.: enl. 24/7/61, at Blackburn's Ford; Pvt., Co. D. On rolls as present through to 12/64. Paroled at Appomatox C. H., 1865.

STEELE, Robert R.: farmer; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Wded. at Seven Pines, 31/5/62. Wded. at Sharpsburg, 17/9/62. Prom to Cpl., 1/3/63. Elected Ensign, 9/4/64, under act of 17/2/64. Wded. (left arm and shoulder), 16/5/64, at Drewry's Bluff. Paroled at Alexandria, 27/4/65. Aaron B. Francis stated in 1897, that Steele returned to the regiment in 9/64, having recovered from his wounds, but was soon afterward transferred to the cavalry.

STEELE, William Henry: b. Fairfax Co.; carpenter; age 43; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Cpl., Co. D. Prom. to Cpl., 24/5/61. Wded. at Fairfax C. H., 1/6/61. Wded. (rt. knee), 13/3/62; furloughed from hosp., Farmville. Paroled at Farmville, 2/4/65. Tried as a paroled prisoner of war before a court martial at Fairfax C. H., 22/5/65, for stealing a U. S. officer's horse. Found guilty; sentenced to be confined at hard labour for 1 yr. Sent to serve his sentence at Fort Whipple on Arlington Hgts.

SUTHERLAND, Archibald: farmer; age 24;  enl. 23/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Wded., slightly, 30/8/62, at Manassas. Absent sick, 2/64. Present, 4/64. Res. Fairfax Co., 1902.

SUTHERLAND, Edgar: farmer; age 23;  enl. 23/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Det. as wagoner and teamster, 1862. Captured 3/4/65; sent to Point Lookout. Released 19/6/65, on taking the oath. Res. Fairfax Co., 1902.

SUTHERLAND, John W.: b. 1846; farmer; enl. 23/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Captured at Fairfax C. H., 16/4/65; sent to Old Capitol Prison, Wash., D. C. Paroled at Alexandria, 27/4/65. Res. Alexandria. Mbr. R. E. Lee Camp, C. V., Alexandria. Died 25/4/1910. Bur. Bethel Cem., Alexandria.

SWEENEY, Adolphus Albert: b. 8/8/37; farmer; enl. 1/11/62, at Winchester; Pvt., Co. D. Transferred from Co. I, 1st Regt. Va. Inf. in exchange for Milton A. Mish. Sick in hosp., 6/63. Present 8/63-12/64. Res. 1917, Wash., D. C. Died 10/7/1919, at Wash. Bur. Fairfax City Cem.

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TAYLOR, Robert T.: farmer; age 21; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Det. as wagon master and teamster, 1861-65. Captured at Five Forks, 1/4/65; sent to Hart's Island, N. Y. Harbor. Released 6/6/65, on taking the oath.

THOMAS, Edgar: b. Fairfax Co.; overseer; age 38; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Dischd., 25/7/62, under conscription law, age 39.

THOMAS, James A.: farmer; age 19; enl. 24/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Deserted, 5-6/62.

THOMPSON, Minor L.: carpenter; age 27;  enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Deserted 1862.

TRUMBLE, Martin: carpenter; age 31; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Co. D. Detailed as carpenter, 1861, Deserted 1862.

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WEBER, William: res. Fairfax Co.; musician; age 16; enl. 1/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Employed by the company as a fifer. Deserted 16/6/61.

WEISS, Herman: enl. 25/6/62, near Richmond; Pvt., Co. D. Substitute for G. H. Richardson. Deserted 26/6/62.

WILLIAMS, Alexander C.: mbr. Fairfax Riflemen, 1859; farmer; age 24; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; 1st Sgt., Co. D. Elected 2nd Lt. Prom. to 1st Lt., 17/9/62. Paroled at Winchester, 4/5/65. Mbr. R. E. Lee Camp, C. V., Alexandria. Died 17/7/97.

WILLIAMS, W. W.: Pvt., Co. D. Paroled at Winchester, 28/4/65, age 28.

WORSTER, Francis: farmer; age 35; enl. 25/4/61, at Fairfax C. H.; Pvt., Fairfax Riflemen. Dischd., disability, never mustered in.

WRENN, John: farmer; age 21; enl. 20/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Fairfax Riflemen. Never reported, or mustered into service.

WRENN, Nelson H.:  farmer; age 19; enl. 20/5/61, at Fairfax Stn.; Pvt., Co. D. Admitted, 25/12/61, with typhoid fever, to Gen. Hosp. No. 1, Danville; sent to Gen. Hosp., Richmond, where he died.

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