• Civil War Honor Roll, Prendergast_Joseph J

    Posted on September 1st, 2013

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    Joseph J. Prendergast

    Joseph J. Prendergast

    Born August 14, 1839
    Died October 4, 1861
    Place of Birth: Savannah, Georgia
    Buried: Place uncertain
    How Died: Cause uncertain
    Military Service: Confederacy
    Military Rank Held: Private
    Unit: Kershaw’s 2nd South Carolina Volunteers
    Battles/engagements: Uncertain
    Private Joseph J. Prendergast was born August 14, 1839 in Savannah, Georgia. He enlisted with Kershaw’s 2nd South Carolina Volunteers. Perhaps he was one of the many eager Southerners [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Trammell_James Philip

    Posted on March 27th, 2013

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    James Philip Trammell

    James Philip Trammell

    James Philip Trammell (Phillip)
    Born March 31, 1843
    Died September 18, 1912
    Place of birth: near Frying Pan
    Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, Falls Church, VA
    How died: Paralysis at his home in Annandale, VA
    Military service: Confederacy
    Military rank: Private
    Unit: Co. B, 43rd Battalion. Virginia Cavalry (Mosby’s Rangers)
    Battles/engagements: Partisan warfare
    Awards and medals earned
    Philip Trammell was enlisted on October 1, 1863 by William. [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Wiley_Robert

    Posted on January 25th, 2013

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    Robert Wiley

    Robert Wiley

    Robert Wiley
    Born August 16, 1840
    Died February 12, 1932
    Place of birth: near Lorton, Fairfax County, Virginia
    Place of Death: Fairfax City, Virginia
    Buried: Fairfax City Cemetery
    How Died: Old age 91
    Military Service: Confederacy
    Military Ranks: 2nd Sgt.
    Units: Co. K, 19th Ga. Inf.
    Battles/engagements - believed involved in fighting with his unit in the following actions:
    31 May 1862 at Fair Oaks, VA
    31 [...]

  • 1-Civil War Veterans Buried in Fairfax County, Civil War Honor Roll

    Posted on December 30th, 2012

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    Civil War Veterans Buried in Fairfax County

    To commemorate the Civil War Sesquicentennial and honor the memories of our veterans, FCCPA has compiled a database of veterans buried or memorialized in our cemeteries.
    Included are veterans in cemeteries in Fairfax County as well as Fairfax City and Falls Church City, which were part of Fairfax County during the Civil War and through half [...]

  • In the News, Preston_William C, Thompson_Armistead

    Posted on November 7th, 2011

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    CNN Interview Spotlights County Civil War Veterans

    Follow link to view the CNN interview
    FCCPA President Mary Lipsey and a descendant of Civil War veteran Armistead Thompson are featured. They talk about two Civil War veterans who are also profiled in FCCPA’s Civil War Honor Roll: William C. Preston and Armistead Thompson

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Skinner_William Walter

    Posted on October 11th, 2011

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    William Walter Skinner

    William Walter Skinner

    William Walter Skinner
    Born 1838
    Died May 21, 1907
    Place of Birth: Washington County, VA
    Place of Death: Washington, D.C.
    Buried: Fairfax City Cemetery, Fairfax, VA
    How died: Suicide
    Military Service: Confederate Army
    Military ranks held: Private
    Units: 37th VA Infantry
    Battles/engagements: Second Manassas, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg
    The 37th Virginia was organized in Washington County, Virginia, in May 1861, the same month that Walter Skinner enlisted. [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Saunders_John Franklin

    Posted on October 11th, 2011

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    John Franklin Saunders

    John Franklin Saunders

    John Franklin Saunders
    Born 1842
    Died November 29, 1904
    Place of Birth: VA
    Place of Death: VA
    Buried: Vale Methodist Church Cemetery, Oakton (formerly known as Vale), VA
    How died: Unknown
    Military Service: Confederate Army
    Military ranks held: Private
    Units: Company G, 8th VA Infantry
    Battles/engagements: Unknown
    John Saunders enlisted in the Confederate Army after being promised by Dr. William B. Day that Mr. Saunders would [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Robey_Charles Ozias

    Posted on October 11th, 2011

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    Charles Ozias Robey

    Charles Ozias Robey
    Born 1843
    Died 1891
    Place of birth: Fairfax County, VA
    Place of death: Unknown
    Buried: Merrifield Cemetery, Merrifield, VA
    How died: Cause unknown
    Military Service: Confederate Army
    Military ranks held: Private and Corporal
    Units: Company G, 8th Virginia Infantry
    Battles/engagements: Battle of Gettysburg
    Although he voted against secession, Charles Ozias Robey enlisted in the Confederate Army on April 6, 1862 at Camp Taylor, [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Wakefield_Elhanan Winchester

    Posted on October 6th, 2011

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    Elhanan Winchester Wakefield

    Elhanan Winchester Wakefield
    Born July 2, 1834
    Died January 1920
    Place of Birth: Lawrence County, OH
    Place of Death: Annandale, VA
    How Died: Heart Condition
    Buried: Annandale United Methodist Church Cemetery, Annandale, VA
    Military Service: Union Army
    Military Ranks Held: Private, Sergeant
    Units: Companies F, K and C, California Battalion of the Second Massachusetts Voluntary Cavalry
    Battles/engagements: Gettysburg in July 1863, General Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Everett_William B

    Posted on September 17th, 2011

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    William B. Everett

    William B. Everett

    William B. Everett
    Born December 19, 1837
    Died December 13, 1923
    Place of Birth: Kent County, MD
    Place of Death: Fairfax, VA
    Buried: Fairfax City Cemetery, 10567 Main Street, Fairfax, Virginia
    Cause of Death: Unknown – died at home
    Military Service: Confederate Army
    Military rank held: Captain
    Units: Assistant Surgeon, 5th Virginia Cavalry; Assistant Surgeon, North Carolina Troops; Surgeon, 1st Battalion Virginia Reserves
    Battles/engagements: Battle [...]

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