• Civil War Honor Roll, Dyer_Elisha

    Posted on August 30th, 2011

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    Elisha Dyer

    Elisha Dyer

    Elisha Dyer
    Born May 24, 1838
    Died August 13, 1919
    Place of Birth: Hunters’ Mill area near Vienna, Virginia
    Place of Death: Herndon, Virginia
    Buried: Chestnut Grove Cemetery, 831 Dranesville Road, Herndon, VA
    How died: unknown
    Military Service: Union Army
    Military Rank: Private
    Battles/engagements: Battle of Cold Harbor, First and Second Battles of the Wilderness
    Elisha Dyer was the son of John Kinsey Dyer [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Dyer_Charles Calfus

    Posted on August 30th, 2011

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    Charles Calfus “C. C.” Dyer

    Charles Calfus “C. C.” Dyer

    Charles Calfus “C. C.” Dyer
    Born December 20, 1841
    Died March 6, 1918
    Place of Birth: Vienna, Virginia
    Place of Death: Vienna, Virginia
    Buried: Andrew Chapel Cemetery, corner of Leesburg Pike and Trap Road, Vienna, VA (C.C. Dyer’s grave is close to Leesburg Pike, as the cemetery abuts St. Athanasius Church.)
    How died: Pyloric cancer
    Military Service: Confederate Army
    Military ranks held: [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Mackall_William Whann

    Posted on August 25th, 2011

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    William Whann Mackall

    William Whann Mackall

    William Whann Mackall
    Born January 18, 1817
    Died August 19, 1891
    Place of birth: Georgetown, Washington, D.C
    Place of death: Langley, Virginia
    Buried: Lewinsville Presbyterian Church Cemetery
    How died: Cause unknown
    Military Service: Confederate Army
    Military ranks held: Lieutenant Colonel, Brigadier General
    Units: Command of Confederate Army at Madrid Bend, Department of the Tennessee, Command of the District of the Gulf, the Department of [...]

  • Adams_Charles W, Civil War Honor Roll

    Posted on August 25th, 2011

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    Charles W. Adams

    Charles W. Adams

    Charles W. Adams
    Born 1825
    Died 1877
    Place of Birth: Fairfax County
    Place of Death: Fairfax County
    Buried: Adams Family Cemetery, located one mile east of
    Hunter Mill Road in the Hunter Mill Forest Subdivision
    How died: Unknown
    Military service: Confederate Army
    Military ranks held: Private
    Units: Co I, 11th Virginia Calvary, 2nd Co F, 5th VA Cavalry,
    Ball’s Fairfax Cavalry
    Battles/engagements: unknown
    Charles W. Adams was born [...]

  • Battaile_Meade, Civil War Honor Roll

    Posted on August 24th, 2011

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    Meade Battaile

    Meade Battaile

    Meade Battaile
    Born 1841
    Died 1906
    Place of Birth: Culpeper County, Virginia
    Buried: Fairfax City Cemetery
    How Died: Unknown
    Military Service: Confederacy
    Military rank held: Private
    Unit: Company B, 13th Regiment, Virginia Infantry
    Battles/engagements: Sharpsburg/Antietam; Spotsylvania Courthouse; likely other actions during the 13th Virginia Infantry’s service in the Army of Northern Virginia
    Meade Battaile was born in Culpeper County, Virginia in 1841 to Ann (Fitzhugh) [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Jones_Robert Tyler

    Posted on August 22nd, 2011

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    Robert Tyler Jones

    Robert Tyler Jones

    Robert Tyler Jones
    Born January 24, 1843
    Died May 18, 1895
    Place of birth: The White House, Washington, D.C.
    Place of death: Washington, D.C
    Buried: Chestnut Grove Cemetery, 831 Dranesville Road, Herndon, VA
    How Died: unknown
    Military Service: Confederate Army
    Military ranks held: Private, Sergeant, Color Sergeant, Ensign and 1st Lieutenant
    Units: Company K, 53rd Virginia Infantry
    Battles/engagements: 2nd Manassas, Peninsula Campaign, Gettysburg, Cold Harbor, [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Gunnell_James N

    Posted on August 20th, 2011

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    James N. Gunnell

    James N. Gunnell

    James N. Gunnell
    Born 1847
    Died June 9, 1921
    Place of birth: Fairfax County, VA
    Place of death: unknown
    Buried: Vale Methodist Church, Oakton, VA
    How died: cause unknown
    Military Service: Confederate Army
    Military ranks held: Private
    Units: Company C, 43rd Virginia Cavalry
    Battles/engagements: Unknown
    Sixteen year old James N. Gunnell enlisted on October 1, 1863 in Fauquier County. Company C was organized on December 7, [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Duncan_Cain

    Posted on August 20th, 2011

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    Cain Duncan

    Cain Duncan

    Cain Duncan
    Born March 31, 1840
    Died March 21, 1927
    Place of Birth: Fairfax County, Virginia
    Buried: Cub Run Memorial Gardens, Centreville, Virginia
    How Died: Unknown
    Military Service: United States Union Army
    Military rank held: Sergeant
    Unit: Company A, 23rd United States Colored Infantry
    Battles/engagements: Appomattox Campaign
    Cain Duncan was drafted into the US Colored Infantry on August 4, 1863 and soon charged with desertion. [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Thompson_Armistead

    Posted on August 20th, 2011

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    Armistead “A.T.” Thompson

    Armistead “A.T.” Thompson

    Armistead “A.T.” Thompson
    Born 1838
    Died November 23, 1846
    Place of Birth: Fairfax County, Virginia
    Buried: Thompson Family Cemetery, Merrifield, Virginia
    How Died: Inflammation of lungs, typhoid fever
    Military Service: Confederacy
    Military ranks held: Private, Corporal, Sergeant
    Unit: Company G, 8th Virginia
    Battles/engagements: Gaines Mill, Gettysburg
    Schoolteacher Armistead Thompson (age 23) voted for secession at Fairfax Courthouse. He enlisted as a Private at Dranesville on [...]

  • Civil War Honor Roll, Preston_William C

    Posted on August 20th, 2011

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    William C. “Willy” Preston

    William C. “Willy” Preston

    William C. “Willy” Preston
    Born 1843
    Died August 29, 1862
    Place of Birth: Lexington, Virginia
    Buried: Preston gravesite, 16850 Sudley Rd., Centreville, Virginia
    How Died: Killed in action at Second Battle of Manassas
    Military Service: Confederacy
    Military rank held: Private
    Unit: College Company of the 4th Virginia Regiment Stonewall Brigade
    Battle: Second Battle of Manassas
    Willy, as he was known to his family, was killed [...]

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