Rose Dove Dalton and Albert Lee Dalton Homeplace

Rose Dove Dalton and Albert Lee Dalton Homeplace
This house and property belonged to John Ward, Jr At his death he willed the property to his nephew William Ward

Friday, May 13, 2011

William T. Jefferson 57th infantry

On the May 10, 2011, blog I reported that William T. Jefferson was a member of the Co E 57th Virginia Infantry Pigg River Greys.  If you will recall, On July 14, 2010, I was writing about Winchester Dalton.  He was also in the 57th Virginia Infantry, but he was a Galveston Tiger Company D.  Winchester enlisted on Saturday June 22, 1861 and on the next weekend June 29, 1861 William T. Jefferson enlisted.  I have searched through a list of soldiers on Ancestry.com that were in Company E  57th Infantry and what date they enlisted.  Below I have listed the soldiers that enlisted on the same day and in the same company as W. T. Jefferson.
  • Vincent Arthur
  • John Bates - Died of Disease on July 22, 1861 at Chimborazoh in Richmond, Virginia
  • Abner Bennett - died May 20, 1862 at Petersburg
  • Absalom Bennett - 
  • John Boswell - Died on July 14, 1863 from wounds received during the Battle of Gettysburg
  • Nacy Boswell - Died of Disease on January 17, 1863
  • Henry Bowling - Discharged from Company E on September 5, 1862
  • John Casey - Nail Cutter.  Died as a prisoner on October 29, 1864 at Salisburg, North Carolina
  • George Cook - enlisted as Corporal.  Promoted to full private (reduced to ranks) on May 7, 1862
  • John Cook - Farmer- discharged December 16, 1861
  • Thomas Cook - Promoted Full Sgt May 7, 1862
  • Henry Cooper - Died January 3, 1865
  • Doctor Cumby - Discharged December 15, 1861
  • Mial Dangerfield
  • Joseph Deboe - enlisted as private, promoted to full corporal on October 24, 1862
  • McMurry Haley
  • Elijah Holt - Deserted August 23, 1861
  • Perrin Hudson - Discharged September 5, 1862
  • John Julius
  • John Mease
  • William Pickeral - April 4, 1862
  • John Ramsey enlisted as Lieutenant  Resigned September 20, 1862.  (I found a John Ramsey living as a next door neighbor to William Jefferson in the census of 1860.  In all liklihood this is probably the same man.  I wander if they rode down together.  Also William's wife Matilda was a Ramsey.)
  • William Ramsey born April 10, 1831 Died September 19, 1905 enlisted as a Captain. promoted to full lieutenant colonel on July 5, 1863.  Was at the Surrender of Appomattox on April 9, 1865.
  • Alexander Ramsey enlisted a private and discharged due to disabilility on January 4, 1862.  Reenlisted on Novmeber 20, 1862 with Company C 39th Battalion.
  • Barton Reynolds  (Was another neighbor of William Jefferson)
  • John Reynolds as lieutenant  Resigned May 16, 1863
  • Henry Rigna  Found all through the war until the Surrender at Appomattox
  • Binney Rorrer  enlisted as lieutenant resigned July 4, 1862
  • John Shockly  Discharged January 14, 1862
  • William Smith - Discharged November 19, 1861  promoted to full corporal
  • Isaac Stevens
  • Stephen Stevens  enlisted at the age of 43  Discharged May 26, 1862.  He was a carpenter.
  • Gabriel Thompson  Discharged September 5, 1862
  • William Thompson  Discharged September 5, 1862
  • John Toler  died of disease  November 2, 1861 at Richmond, Virginia
  • Joel Willis  discharged September 5,1862
  • Chesly Woody Enlisted as Sgt at the age of 35   Died of disease on November 8, 1861 in Richmond, Virginia
  • Ralph Woody  promoted to full Sgt on December 24, 1861, Full lst lieutenant on July 5, 1863 and promoted to full captain on August 15, 1864.  He was at the surrender at Appomattox.    












Below is a list of Some of the Pittsylvania County, Virginia residents that were killed in the Civil War.
http://www.victorianvilla.com/sims-mitchell/local/war/cw/cas/index.htm
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