Sunday, December 12, 2010

J.C. Maxwell war records

my great great grandpa JC Maxwell fought on the Confederate side in the Civil war. on these forms he is listed as 1 Lt. Co A 45 Regt. Va.
Sept 1861 sick at Lewisburg since Sept 10
Oct 1861 sick at Lewisburg since Sept 10
Nov. 1861 sick at Lewisburg since Sept 10
July 1862 present for duty neaer Union Va.
Sept. 19 1864 listed as Prisoner of War captured at Winchester
sent to Fort Delaward Sept 25 1864 officers captured by General Sheridan's forces
the 45th Regiment Virginia Infantry was organized about May 29 1861 with ten companies, A to K. Company I was enlisted Sept. 3 1861 and served with the regiment until January 15 1862 when it was assigned to the 23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry as Company C. the regiment was reorganized May 14 1862
Inspection Report "of Forsberg's Brigade, Wharton's Divison, commanded by Major PEter Otey, 30th Batt'n Virginia Sharp Shooters."
Nov. 28 1864 Camp near NewMarket
Dec 29 18645 camp near Augusta Co Va.
Sept 29 1864 camp near Waynesboro, VA
Sept 30 1864 camp near Waynesboro VA
Jan 30 1865 camp near Waynesboro VA
Oct 31 1864 camp New Market Valley
OCt 28 1864 camp near New Market Valley
May 29 to Aug 31 1861
enlisted May 29 1861 Wyattville
by Henry can't read
period 12 months rec'd no pay to date
Aug 1 to Dec 31 1861 payment due from enlistment
Oath of Allegiance to the United States subscribed to at Fort Delaware, Del.
place of residence Tazewell County, Va. dark complexion and hair, grey eyes, 5'10" released June 17 1865

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