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Roster of Ex-Confederate Soldiers and Sailors

Buchanan County, Virginia

Living in the County of Buchanan, Virginia made by L. W. Compton, Commissioner of Revenue, under provisions of the Act of January 25, 1898.

No. Name Age Rank Company Regiment Date Enl. Length Remarks
73 Adams, Moses 60 Pvt. 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
37 Boothe, William J. D. 48 Pvt. Ratliff's 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
48 Cantrell, Joseph 67 Pvt. 45th VA Inf. 1861 3 yrs.
7 Childress, Geo. W. 56 Pvt. A 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
12 Childress, John W. 65 Corp. Henry Van Hook? 1862 3 yrs.
63 Christian, David 60 Pvt. H 29th VA Inf. 1862 3 yrs.
42 Church, George, Sr. 54 Pvt. C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
71 Clevinger, James A. 65 Pvt. G 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
23 Cochram, William 64 Pvt. K 50th VA Inf. 1862 3 yrs.
59 Cole, Andrew 58 Pvt. C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
44 Cole, Felix 54 Pvt. C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
60 Cole, Joshua 60 Pvt. C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
25 Deskins, Jeff 54 Corp. A 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
72 Fuller, George 59 2 Lt. C 21st VA Inf. Bn. 1862 2 yrs.
28 Fuller, T. J. 61 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs. paroled.
36 Galley, R. C. 56 Pvt. A 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
62 Goss, Sandy 55 Pvt. 6 mos.
51 Has...., R. T. 60 Lt. I 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
65 Horn, Henry 62 Pvt. A 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
43 Horn, Squire W. 55 Pvt. C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
61 Jones, T. J. 58 Pvt. C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
19 Keen, Henry 75 Pvt. I 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
16 Keen, I. O. 63 Pvt. G 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
20 Keen, James 58 Pvt. A 1862 3 yrs.
15 Keen, John A. 72 Pvt. G 10th KY Cav. 1862 1 yr.
58 Keen, John P. 66 Pvt. B. 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1862 2 yrs.
9 Keen, Wm. 56 Lt. C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
55 Lee, Richard, Sr. 68 Pvt. C 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
54 Lester, Alex 50 Corp. C 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
52 Lester, Elisha 64 Pvt. C 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
53 Lester, Jacob 65 Pvt. C 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
35 Looney, Robert 56 Pvt. Gibson's 10th KY Cav. 1861 3 yrs.
32 Looney, Willilam 68 Pvt. A 10th KY Cav. 1861 3 yrs. 1 yr. under Ratliff
31 Matney, David 53 Pvt. Rife's 22nd VA Cav. 1861 3 yrs.
74 Matney, John 52 Pvt. 1861 4 yrs.
49 McClanahan, Isaac 65 Pvt. I 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
64 McNeil, W. B. 56 Pvt. A 45th VA Inf. 1862 3 yrs.
6 Moore, William A. 65 Pvt. Nitre Detail 1862 3 yrs.
47 Mosley, William 77 Pvt. C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
29 Mullins, Ambrose 58 Pvt. C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1861 4 yrs. paroled.
30 Mullins, Jackson 61 Pvt. C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1861 4 yrs. paroled.
11 Mullins, Moses 68 Pvt. B 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1862 2 yrs.
68 Osborn, James 53 Pvt. C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
26 Potter, J. H. 55 3rd Lt. 10th KY Cav. 1863 2 yrs.
21 Ratliff, Jacob M. 56 Lt. G 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
17 Ratliff, John M. 58 Pvt. I 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
69 Ratliff, Shadrack 57 Sgt. D 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
8 Ratliff, Sparell 71 Capt. A 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
24 Reedy, Samuel 62 Pvt. D 4th VA Inf. 1861 4 yrs.
70 Rowe, Solomon E. 50 Pvt. G 10th KY Cav. 1861 3 yrs.
22 Short, William, Sr. 53 Pvt. I 37th VA Inf. 1861 4 yrs.
10 Shortridge, Robert S. 70 Pvt. A 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
66 Shortridge, Robert 51 Corp. C 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
5 Smith, C. W. 55 Pvt. H 4th VA 1861 4 yrs
34 Stacy, Clinton, Sr. 66 O. Sgt. B 22nd VA Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
33 Stacy, Preston 60 Pvt. B 22nd VA Cav. 1861 3 yrs.
50 Stacy, Shade 55 Corp. I 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
56 Stacy, Willy 61 Pvt. C 10th KY Cav. 1864 1 yr.
39 Stiltner, Charles 73 Pvt. A 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
27 Stiltner, Jacob 50 1st Lt. Ratliff's 10th KY Cav. 1862 6 mos.
40 Stiltner, Jacob 63 Pvt. A 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
2 Stiltner, John H. 60 1 Sgt. A 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs
4 Stlitner, John S. 57 1 Lt. Ratliff's 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs
67 Vance, Alex 56 Color bearer C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
3 VanDike, Chas. 80 Pvt. Ratliff's 10th KY Cav. 1861 4 yrs.
1 VanDyke, Walter 64 Pvt. A 37th Bn. VA Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
18 VanDyke, William 57 Pvt. A 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
14 Varner, A. H. 62 Pvt. C 34th VA Bn. Cav. 1862 3 yrs
45 Ward, A. J. 74 Pvt. I 10th KY Cav. 1863 3 mos.
41 Ward, John H. 54 Pvt. I 10th KY Cav.. 1862 3 yrs.
38 Watkins, J. N. 65 Capt. K 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
57 White, B.... 73 Sgt. H 10th KY Cav. 1862 3 yrs.
13 Woosley, D. P. 56 Pvt. C 50th VA Inf. 1862 2 yrs.
46 Woosley, Thomas 52 Pvt. C 60th VA Inf. 1862 3 yrs. 2 mos.

The reader is cautioned that this information, while presented as orginally recorded, is not necessarily literally true. Some of the companies given are incorrect. Most of the enlistment dates are approximate, and the length of service, is in most cases longer than the man actually served.