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Rank and File of Company D

The major source for this roster is a book compiled by William Page Johnson, II:

Brothers and Cousins: Confederate Soldiers and Sailors of Fairfax County, Virginia c.1995.

Ashford, Charles Henry Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County; farmer/painter; age 23; son of William Henry and Hannah Ann (Martin) Ashford; voted for secession at Falls Church 4/23/61; enlisted 5/2/61 at Fairfax Station; absent sick 11-12/61; discharged 4/28/62 for disability; document states he was age 29, light complex., hazel eyes, auburn hair, 5'6"; d. 1864; name listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

Ashford, Francis Asbury "Frank:" 2nd Lt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County 9/19/41; farmer; age 19; son of Craven and Emerella (Darne) Ashford; enlisted Fairfax Station, Pvt., promoted to Cpl. and Sgt. 1862; promoted 2nd Lt. 2/23/63. Captured Sayler's Creek and sent to Old Capitol Prison then to Johnson's Island. released 6/18/65 after taking the oath. Document gives residence as Richmond; tan complexion, dark hair, blue eyes, 5'10"., Settled in Wash., D. C. after the war. Studied medicine and became a resident physician at Columbia Hospital. Later he became Asst. Surgeon and a Director, Prof. of Surgery, Georgetown Med. School, and helped est. Garfield Memorial Hospital; m. Isabella Walker Kelly; d. 5/19/83; bur. Rock Creek Cemetery (Sect. B, Lot 33, Site 3), Wash., D. C.; received the U.D.C. Southern Cross of Honor posthumously in 1930.

Ashford, John A. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County, 1827; son of William & Sarah Ashford; cooper; age 34; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/8/61 at Fairfax Station; absent guarding baggage at Manassas 11/61 - 4/62; discharged 7/25/62 under Conscription Act. m. America Elizabeth Davis, 12/3/64, Alex., Va.; member John Q. Marr Camp U.C.V. d. near Occoquan, Prince William County 7/30/1891, aged 64 years, 2 months; bur. Ashford/Davis Cemetery, 8606 Ox Rd., Lorton, Va.; brother-in-law of Pvt. Henry E. Davis, Co. H, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry.

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Barnes, John Horace "Jack" Cpl., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; age 29; son of John Horace and Sarah H. (Lane) Barnes; farmer; vtd. for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enl. Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H., prom. to 4th Cpl. 5/24/61; captured near Fx. C.H. 6/9/61 and sent to Old Capitol Prison; admitted 6/18/61 to U.S. Army Hosp. with rubeola (measles); AWOL 12/61; paroled date/place unknown; joined 43rd Btln. Va. Cav. 3/63; captured, convicted of violating his parole and sent to the U.S. Penitentiary at Albany, N.Y. w/Pvt. Philip Trammel and held until close of war; owned "Hope Park Mill" on Pope's Head Rd., Fx. Co. and the Hotel in Fairfax; m. Mary Isabella Fox, Wash., D.C.; brother of Samuel L. & Wm. A. Barnes; b-i-l of Pvt. Frank G. Fox; mbr. John Q. Marr Camp U.C.V.; d. in Wash., D.C. 10/1897, "consumption"; bur. Fx. Cem.

Barnes, Samuel L. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; age 18; son of John Horace and Sarah H. (Lane) Barnes; farmer; enlisted 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H., Pvt. sick at home 7 - 8/61. pres. 9/61 - 10/61, sick in Richmond 6 - 12/62. Pres. 12/64. Postwar roster states he died of wounds at Dinwiddie C.H.; name listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery; brother of John H. & Wm. A. Barnes.

Barnes, William A. Capt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; son of John Horace and Sarah H. (Lane) Barnes; farmer; 1st Lt. Fairfax Riflemen 1859; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted 1st Lt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 27; detached on recruiting service 1 - 2/62; captured at Frayser's Farm 6/30/62; sent to Ft. Columbus, Oh. and then to Ft. Warren, Mass. released 7/31/62 to be exchanged; promoted to Capt. 9/17/62, succeeding John T. Burke who was KIA at Sharpsburg, Md.; pres. 10/64; with nine of the 17th Va. he gave himself up to U.S. forces in Fairfax County 4/16/65 hoping to meet with the terms announced on 4/14, that all stragglers of the A.N.V. who would give themselves up would be paroled on the same terms of Gen. R. E. Lee's surrender; and the others were confined 4/19 in Old Capitol Prison; on 4/27 was sent under guard to Alex. where on 5/29, he took the Oath of Amnesty; m. Hannah L. Wright, Fairfax County, 11/16/1865; brother of John H. & Samuel L. Barnes.

Beach, Ferdinand D. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 1834; son of Francis and Lydia Beach; farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; detached as a teamster 5/62-4/63; absent sick 5-8/63; detached as ambulance driver 11-12/63; pres. 1-12/64; U.S. document states that he left the regiment 4/7/65; captured at Fairfax C.H.; sent to Old Capitol Prison and paroled at Alex. 4/27/65; m. Jane Catherine.

Beach, James Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; farmer; enlisted 5/5/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 18; absent sick in Hospital 8-12/61. d. of typhoid fever in Gen. Hospital, Camp Winder, Richmond, 6/10/62; name (J. Beach) listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

Beach, Richard W. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County c. 1840; son of Elias & Julia M. (Disney) Beach; laborer; enlisted 8/1/61 at Centreville; absent sick in Danville Hospital 1/62; sent to Gen. Hospital Mt. Jackson; wounded at 2nd Manassas 8/30/62. Pres. 12/62-64; taken prisoner at Fairfax C.H. 4/29/65; paroled, no date; m. Virginia Dove, Fairfax County 10/22/1866; brother-in-law of Pvt. Armstead Dove, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. and Pvt. Fenton Dove, Co. A, 14th Va. Cavalry; on 1879 Hopkins Map of Fairfax County, res. on Guinea Rd. southeast of intersection with Little River Turnpike (Rt. 236), Annandale; on list of ex-confederate living Fairfax County c. 1898, age 60; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County 1902; member John Q. Marr Camp U.C.V.; d. Apr. or May 1904; bur. Fairfax Cemetery.

Beake, Thomas Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 1845; farmer; res. w/John & Catherine Adams in 1850; enlisted 5/18/61 at Fairfax Station; wounded slightly at 1st Manassas 7/18/61; pres. 10/61; reported to have deserted 9/62 after crossing the Potomac into Maryland.

Broadwater, Arthur Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 10/1/1819; Ship's Capt.; son of Charles Guy and Catherine (Gunnell) Broadwater; m. Catherine Bradley; voted for secession at Fairfax C.H.; enlisted Pvt. date/place; captured at Front Royal 1/16/64; sent to Old Capitol Prison; trans. 2/3/64 to Pt. Lookout, Md.; exchanged 11/1/64; lived on Little River Turnpike (Rt. 123) near Burke's Station Rd. 1879; d. 9/7/1897; bur. Fairfax Cemetery; father of Pvt. Guy B. and Richard Farr Broadwater, Co. A, 43rd Battalion. Va. Cavalry; cousin of Pvt. Charles A. Gunnell.

Brown, James Templeman "Temp:" Cpl., 2nd Co. (Mcgregor's Battery), Stuart's Horse Arty.; farmer; age 18; son of Rev. Richard Templeman and Marian R. Brown; enlisted Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; trans. or discharged 12/24/62 as Pvt. in Capt. W.M. McGregor's Co. Va. Horse Arty.; issued clothing 11/12/64 last record; parents, Richard T. & Marion R. Brown sold land to the Fairfax Ladies Memorial Association for "...a burial place or cemetery for the re-interment of the bodies of. . . Confederate States' Soldiers, who fell in battle or died from wounds incident to and while they were in the Service of the Confederate States, and are now buried within the limits of the said [Fairfax] county, or were citizens thereof at the time of that death and are buried elsewhere. . .." on 12/31/1866; fa. Richard T. Brown was the rector of Falls Church Episcopal Church and Truro Episcopal Church in Fairfax C.H.; Templeman Brown was listed in a letter by sent by Sgt. Geo. W. Shreve to the Editor, Fairfax Herald 12/26/1919, p. 3; brother of Capt. Wilmer Brown, 2nd Co., Stuart's Horse Arty.; grandson of Rev. Dr. Wilmer, Pres. of Wm. & Mary College.

Brown, William H. Pvt., 2nd Md. Arty. (Baltimore Light Arty.); farmer; enlisted Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 5/5/61 at Fairfax Station; age 19; captured 9/15/62 at South Mountain, Md.; absent, paroled prisoner 10/62; transported to Md. Line 5/1/64.

Burke, John Thomas Capt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 8/29/27; son of Silas & Hannah (Coffer) Burke of Burke's Station; engineer/ farmer; m. Virginia F. Skinner 12/16/1856; Washington City (D. C.); voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted 2nd Lt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 34; elected Capt. 4/26/62, succeeding Wm. H. Dulany; who was severely wounded at Blackburn's Ford and resigned; wounded at Seven Pines 5/31/62; cited for gallantry at Boonsborough, Md.; KIA at Sharpsburg, Md. 9/17/62; name listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery; 2nd cousin of Pvt. Thomas T. Burke, Co. A, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry.

Butler, Richard H. Sgt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. near Clifton, Fairfax County, son of William H. and Frances (Jenkins) Butler; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 34; promoted Cpl. 5/24/61; absent sick in Hospital, Farmville, Va. with rheumatism 7/63 - 9/63; promoted Sgt. 11/8/62; captured at Five Forks, Va. 4/1/65 sent to Hart's Island, N. Y. Harbor; released 6/21/65 after taking the oath; lived in Clifton; on list of ex-confederates living Fairfax County c. 1898, age 67; member R. E. Lee Camp U.C.V., Alex., Va.; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County, 1904, $30.00; d. 2/1/1907, age 75; bur. Hollywood Cemetery Richmond; brother of Pvt. William B. Butler, Co. A, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry.

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Cash, Patrick Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; farmer; m. Mary; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 18; detached with division provost guard 1863; admitted Gen. Hospital Petersburg 1/64 with pneumonia; deserted 7/3/64.

Caton, John C. (Jackson C.?) Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; son of John R. & Eliza D. (Grigsby) Caton; farmer; enlisted Pvt. 4/24/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 20; captured in Loudoun County 10/8/63; U.S. record states he was AWOL and never intended to return to his regiment he wishes to take the oath and go to his relatives in Alex.; sent to Old Capitol Prison and then to Pt. Lookout, Md.; trans. to Elmira, N. Y. and released 5/17/65 after taking the oath; m. Sarah E.; res. Accotink 1915; obit. Fairfax Herald 9/27/1918, p. 3; nephew of Surgeon Alex. S. Grigsby, 1st Va. Inf., Pvt. Henry C. Grigsby, Co. I, 11th Va. Cavalry, Pvt. John R. Grigsby, Co. I, 11th Va. Cavalry, 1st Lt. Preston C. Grigsby, 2nd Co. M, 62nd Va. Inf., Capt. Tasco M. Grigsby, 2nd Co. M, 62nd Va. Inf.

Chichester, Daniel McCarty "Mac" Sgt. Major, 10th Va. Arty.; b. Fairfax County, 8/20/34; son of William Henry & Jane Elliot (Peyton) Chichester; grad. Wm. & Mary Coll. 1853; taught school at Mr. Stone's Academy, Brunswick County, Va. m/1 Julia Sully, Alex., 4/17/1860; attorney; voted for secession at Fairfax C.H. 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 5/13/61 at Fairfax Station; promoted Cpl.; captured at Frayser's Farm 6/30/62; sent to Ft. Columbus, N. Y. Harbor and then to Ft. Warren, Mass.; release 7/31/62 for exchange; wounded at Sharpsburg, Md. 9/17/62; trans. 2/11/63 Stuart's Horse Arty., McGregor's Battery; appointed Sgt. Major; absent 1/64 - 2/64 on detached service with other portion of Battalion; pres. 3/64 - 8/64, w/his own horse; postwar roster states he was in 10th Va. Arty.; m/2 Agnes Robinson Moncure, 11/13/67; prominent in legal profession and was a Judge of Courts in Fairfax and Alex. Cos.; Superintendent of Fairfax County Schools 1873; on 1879 Hopkins Map of Fairfax County, Providence District, res. Chain Bridge Rd. north of Fairfax C.H., also adv. "Attorney at Law" on Hopkins Map of Fairfax C.H.; Secretary of the Mutual Telegraph Co. (between Fairfax & Vienna) 1885; represented Fairfax County in General Assembly 1885 - 1887; elected County Judge of Fairfax and Alexandria Counties, served until his death; member John Q. Marr Camp U.C.V.; d. 4/25/97; named by Sgt. Geo. W. Shreve in a letter to the Editor, Fairfax Herald 12/26/1919, p. 3, he was, "...our songster and poet...;" brother Pvt. John C. Chichester, 1st Va. Cavalry; 1st cousin of Lt. Ashton Chichester, McGregor's Battery, Stuart's Horse Arty., & Pvt. John H. Chichester, 1st Va. Cavalry; brother-in-law 1st Lt. Walter P. Moncure, 30th Va. Inf.; 2nd cousin of Capt. Arthur M. B. Chichester, Engineer Corps. C.S.A., Pvt. Willie E. Colston, Co. B, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry, Pvt. Beverly R. Mason, 4th Va. Cavalry, Pvt. John S. & Pvt. Landon R. Mason, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry, Surg. Randolph F. & Lt. William P. Mason, C.S.N.; A Genealogy of the Glassell Family of Scotland and Virginia, Hayden:108, c. 1959.

Cockerille, John H. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; farmer; age 21 (1860); son of Jane Cockerille; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. date/place unknown; discharged 8/5/61.

Cockerille, Joseph Cpl., Co. H, 6th Va. Cavalry; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H. as Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; farmer; age 19 (1860); discharged 7/15/61 at Manassas, Va.; enlisted 7/25/61 Co. H, 6th Va. Cavalry; furloughed 2/10/62 - 3/14/62; pres. through 3/1/65; absent sick 3/1/65; paroled 4/28/65 at Winchester, Va., age 23, res. Fauquier County.

Cook, Israel Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. c. 1838; son of Levi & Delilah Cook; res. Fairfax County 1850; occupation farmer 1860; age 22; m. Caroline Lee before war; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; wounded (left eye) Williamsburg 5/5/62; furloughed from Hospital Farmville, Va. 1864; retired as unfit for field duty 8/23/64; assigned to Invalid Corps; totally disqualified for service; bur. Cook Cemetery, "Murray Hill," Buckingham County.

Coon, Solyman A. "Lyman" Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. New York c. 1841; son of Clark Coon; farmer; res. with the Holsapple family in 1850; next door neighbor of Pvt. Armistead Thompson, Co. G, 8th Va. Inf.; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; d. of disease in Hospital Winchester, Va. 7/16/63; name (Lyman Koon) listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

Corbett, Robert E. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; son of John and Huldah A. Corbett; carpenter; enlisted 4/24/61 at Fairfax C..H.; age 19; sent to Gordonsville after deserters 8/63; KIA Drewry's Bluff, Va. 5/16/64; name (R. E. Corbett) listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

Cornell, Alexander Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/.17/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 21; absent sick 10-12/63; absent, assigned light duty by Med. Exam. Bd. 12/64.

Cornell, Charles Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 23; detached as a Teamster 1863-64; captured Jackson Hospital Richmond 4/3/65; escaped from Hospital 4/30/65.

Cornwell, J. A. (Jesse?) Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; enlisted Pvt. date/place unknown; paroled Appomattox C.H. 4/9/65.

Crowley, Michael Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; farmer; enlisted Pvt. 5/25/61 at Fairfax Station; age 35; wounded (left foot) and captured at Sharpsburg, Md. 9/17/62; hospitalized at Locust Spring and Frederick, MD.: sent to Ft. Monroe 12/29/62 for exchange; in Petersburg a paroled prisoner 1-4/63; furloughed and detached as a Hospital guard, Lynchburg; unfit for field duty 1863-1865; captured and paroled at Lynchburg; took the oath at Ft. Monroe, Va. 4/23/65; destination New York his former residence; name listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

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Davis, James Frank Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County 5/17/1840; son of Wm. & Jane A. (Bradley) Davis; occupation cooper; voted for secession at Arundell's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/26/61 at Fairfax Station; captured at Frayser's Farm 6/30/62; sent to Ft. Columbus, N. Y. Harbor and then to Ft. Warren, Mass.; released 7/31/62 for exchange; wounded(right hand) at 2nd Manassas 8/30/62, detached with Division Provost Guard 1863-1864; paroled at Winchester, no date; m. Harriet E. Garner 12/21/65; on list of ex-confederates living in Fairfax County c. 1898, age 62; res. Stoneleigh, Fairfax County; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County; member John Q. Marr Camp U.C.V.; attended 50th anniversary/re-union of Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. 7/1 - 3/1913; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County, 1/27/1914, "paralized in hands;" res. Swetnam, Fairfax County; d. 1920; son-in-law of Pvt. Hezekiah Garner, Co. C, 17th Va. Inf.

Davis, John H. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Pr. Wm. County; son of George and Susan Davis; cooper; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/8/61 at Fairfax Station; age 23; absent sick typhoid fever Gen. Hospital No. 18 Richmond 8/62; sent to Hospital Scottsville; pres. 10/63; deserted at New Bern, N. C. 2/2/64; dropped from roll 7/64; d. 3/89; obit. F.H. 3/15/1889, p. 3; brother of Pvt. Addison P. Davis, Co ?, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry & Pvt. George E. Davis, Co. G, 8th Va. Inf.

Dove, Armstead Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; son of Samuel & Mary A. (Ballenger) Dove; laborer; enlisted Pvt. 8/1/61 at Centreville; age 20; d. diarrhea, in Gen. Hospital No. 18, Richmond 8/2/62; name (A. Dove) listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery; brother of Pvt. Fenton Dove, Co. A, 14th Va. Cavalry; brother-in-law of Pvt. Richard W. Beach, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.

Dulany, William H. Capt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Loudoun County ca. 1822; son of Daniel French & Sarah (Tingy) Dulany; moved to Fairfax County; attorney; res. w/Dr. William P. Gunnell Fairfax County in 1850; Capt. Fairfax Rifleman 1859; res. w/widowed Mrs. Ann McCarty Ratcliffe and her children, including Laura & John R., Fairfax County in 1860; delegate Va. States Convention 1861, enlisted Capt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax Station; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; wounded severely at Blackburn's Ford 7/18/61, disabled; absent with wounds 7/17/61 - 4/62; resigned 4/26/62; applied for Commissary or Quartermaster positions 6/24/62; appointed Judge Advocate, C.S.A. 1862; member Va. Senate 1863-1865; practiced law in Fairfax C.H. until his death; d. Alex. 5/2/70, age 48, "a Virginian of the Old School;" bur. St. Paul's Cemetery, Alex; brother of Pvt. Winn T. Dulany, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. & half-brother of Pvt. French Dulany, Co. A, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry; uncle of William S. Ball, Co. F, 11th Va. Cavalry and Lt. Col. Mottrom D. Ball, 11th Va. Cavalry

Dulany, Winn Tingy "Winn" Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 10/15/1817; farmer; son of Daniel French & Sarah L. (Tingy) Dulany; enlisted Pvt. 6/6/61 at Sangster's X-Roads; detached to brigade Commissary Sgt. 9/61 - 6/64; absent sick 7-8/64; paroled at Winchester 4/24/65; d. 11/5/1881 at Maj. John H. Chichester's, Mantua; bur. The Falls Church Episcopal Cemetery, Falls Church Note: Winn's father, D.F. Dulany was a U.S. Naval Officer prior to the war. When war broke out he was commissioned a Col. in the U.S. Army prior and was the military aide of (W.)Va. Gov. Pierpont. He was captured in Fairfax County during a raid by Col. Mosby (43rd Va. Cavalry) and carried to Richmond where he was imprisoned and tried as a traitor to Va. Winn's brother Daniel French Dulany, Jr. "French," was a Pvt. 43rd Va. Cavalry and was involved in raid which resulted in his father's capture!

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Fairfax, Herbert Carlyle Q.M. Capt., 1st Regiment Confederate Engineers; b. 4/29/38; son of Capt. Henry & Anna Caroline (Herbert) Fairfax of Ashgrove, Fairfax County; res. Fairfax County 1850; occupation farmer 1860; appointed 3rd Sgt. Fairfax Rifles 1859; voted for secession at Fairfax C.H. 4/23/61; enlisted 1st Sgt. Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; m. Jane Davies Baker 6/3/61; promoted to Lt. P.A.C.S.; ordered to report to Hdqtrs. Dept. of Alex. appointed Capt. and Asst. Quartermaster 12/20/62; asst. to Col. James L. Corley, Chief Quartermaster A.N.V.; served as Capt. and Quartermaster, 1st Regiment Confederate Engineer Troops 1864-1865; paroled at Fairfax C.H. 4/25/65; trustee of the Ladies Memorial Society (Fairfax Confederate Cemetery Assn.) 1866; appointed Commissioner of the Revenue Fairfax County 1870; trustee of Legato School 1870-1873; res. "Mt. Ada," Main St., Fairfax C.H. (where the Mosby Bldg. is today) (1879); d. Racine, W. Va. 5/5/1904; buried in the private Foster Cemetery, Racine, Boone Co., West Virginia; brother of Capt. Raymond Fairfax, Co. I, 17th Va. Inf.

Fairfax, James W. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. c. 1828; son of Sandford & Priscilla Fairfax; occupation cooper 1860; m. Margaret Woodyard, Fairfax County, 6/8/56; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61, voted for secession at Arundell's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/15/61 at Fairfax Station; age 22; absent sick 8/61 - 12/62 when he was listed as a deserter; dropped from roll 1/63; on 1879 Hopkins Map of Fairfax County, Lee District, res. Wolf's Ford Rd. (Wolf Run Shoals Rd.) southeast of intersection with Clifton Rd., also listed is his "cooper's shop;" brother of Pvt. Geo. W. Fairfax, Co. B, 49th Va. Inf.

Finnacom, George W. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County; farmer/huckster; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 34; detached as a teamster; discharged 7/25/62 under conscription Act, being age 44; lived on Sleepy Hollow Rd., Fairfax County, 1915; d. Fairfax County, 3/1918; bur. Glenwood Cemetery, Wash., D. C. (Sect. B, Lot 68).

Ford, Walter S. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.: son of Frederick M. & Margaret Adeline (Lane) Ford; occupation printer; voted for secession at Fairfax C.H. 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; AWOL 5/62. KIA at Dinwiddie C.H. 3/31/65; name listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery; brother of Pvt. John M. Ford, Co. C, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry.

Fox, Francis G. "Frank" 2nd Lt., Co. C, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry; farmer; son of Gabriel & Jane (Millan) Fox; farmer; 2nd Lt. Fairfax Riflemen 1859; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted 2nd Lt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 4/29/61 at Fairfax C.H., age 29; absent sick 1/62 - 3/62; dropped 4/26/62 at Regiment reorganization; captured and sent to Old Capitol Prison, D. C. date unknown; paroled, date unknown; enlisted 2nd Sgt. Co. A, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry abt. 4/25/63 at Upperville; promoted 2nd Lt. of Co. C 12/15/63; pres. 12/63 wounded at Blakeley's Grove School House near Upperville 2/20/64 where he was cited for conspicuous gallantry; wounded (rt. arm) and captured at Gold's Farm near Berryville 9/4/64; admitted to U.S. field Hospital Sandy Hook, MD. (across from Harper's Ferry, (W.)Va.) 9/5/64; rt. arm amputated; d. Sandy Hook 9/20/64 from pneumonia and hemorrhage after amputation; name listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery; brother of Pvt. Geo. H. Fox, Co. G, 8th Va. Inf. Note: a rather ghastly footnote is herein recorded. Following Lt. Fox's death an autopsy was conducted probably because there was no exit wound from the gunshot to his arm. The autopsy revealed that the track of the "pistol ball" was up his arm and down his chest. The ball came to rest firmly embedding itself in his spine, resulting in paralysis. Asst. Surgeon (Union Army) J. Younglove, who conducted the autopsy, presented the specimen (#3515), with the ball embedded therein, to the U.S. Army Medical Museum in Wash., D. C. It is on display there yet. The location of the remainder of Lt. Fox's anatomy is, at present, a mystery!; photograph (wartime), Fairfax Herald, 9/14/1900, p. 5.

Fox, William H. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; cooper; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/8/61 at Fairfax Station, Fairfax County, age 32; deserted 1862; m. Catherine Fox; d. 4/20/1928, age 79?; bur. Fox Family Cemetery, Vale, Fairfax County; obit. Fairfax Herald, 4/27/1928, p. 1.

Freeman, Joseph N. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; teacher; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H., age 21; captured at Williamsburg, Va. 5/5/62; admitted to U.S. Hospital 5/16/62 w/typhoid fever; sent to Old Capitol Prison, D. C. and then to Ft. Monroe, Va. 8/1/62 for exchange; trans. to 1st Va. Inf.; captured and supposed to have died in prison; name listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

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Gaines, George W. 2nd Lt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Culpeper County, Va. 12/17/35; son of Wm. H. and Mary Gaines; blacksmith; m. Elizabeth Wilt, Fairfax County, 2/11/59; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Sgt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; elected 2nd Lt. 4/26/62; tried 2/63, by courts martial for conduct prejudicial to good order and military discipline; found guilty and sentenced to be dishonorably dismissed; ordered to Camp Lee, Richmond for enrollment as a conscript; appears on rolls as a Pvt., Co. B, Conscripts, Camp Lee, Va. 1863-64. Privates Charles Kidwell & Adolphus Sweeney, Co. D, 17th Va. lived with Geo. Gaines prior to the war and were his apprentices; on 1879 Hopkins Map of Fairfax County, Fairfax C.H., res. on Main St., (where Everly's Funeral Home is today) (1879); on list of ex-confederates living in Fairfax County c. 1898, age 62; operated a Carriage/Wagon Shop for Joseph Cooper (1st Lt., Co. G, 8th Va. Inf.) The wagon shop was a landmark in Fairfax C.H. for more than 50 years and was located directly behind the Fairfax C.H. on the southeast corner of Main and West Streets; member John Q. Marr Camp U.C.V.; Fairfax Town Councilman 1900; Town Sergeant 1904; Fairfax Brass Band Leader; attended 50th reunion of Battle of Gettysburg, Pa. 1913; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County, 1/29/1914; d. 3/12/1918; bur. Fairfax Cemetery.

Gooding, Philip Peter Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 1841; son of Wm. H. and Mary F. (Jewell) Gooding; farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; wounded at Ware Bottom Church 6/18/64, furloughed; captured and paroled at Fairfax C.H. 4/29/65; d. Cairo, Ill. 8/20/1923; bur. Fairfax Cemetery; obit. Fairfax Herald, 8/24/1923, p. 3.

Gossom, James H. Pvt., Co. G, 2nd Md. Inf.; farmer; age 19; enl Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 5/15/61 at Fairfax Station; trans. to Co. G, 2nd Md. Inf. (Md. Line) 5/24/62; KIA at Gettysburg, Pa. ("Culp's Hill, at Pardee's Field) 7/3/63; bur. Gettysburg, Pa.; reburied Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Va., 1871-1873. Note: During the battle of Gettysburg the 17th Va. Inf. was not with the rest of their brigade ("Pickett's"). They were guarding Hanover Station, Va. well out of harms way, had Pvt. Gossom stayed with his former messmates he may well have survived the war.

Grigsby, Alexander Spotswood, Jr. Surgeon, 1st Va. Inf.; b. c. 1836; son of Alexander S. and Caroline Matilda (Garrard) Grigsby; voted for secession at Centreville 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 8/21/61 at Centreville, age 58; detached as Asst. Surgeon, 1862; promoted Surgeon 9/3/62; assigned to 1st Va. Inf. 10/6/62; paroled at Lynchburg, Va. 4/13/65; lived at the Four Chimney House or Grigsby House, Centreville, Va.; "Col." Grisby removed to Campbell County where he died after 6/1889; brother of Henry C., John R., Preston C., Tasco M. and Winfield S. Grigsby.

Guard, Robert S. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. c. 1843; son of Cornelius & Mary J. Guard; res. Culpeper County, Va. c. 1850 and Spotsylvania County, Va. c. 1860; enlisted 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; captured at Five Forks, Va. 4/1/65; sent to Hart's Is., N. Y. Harbor; released 6/23/65 after taking the oath; res. Loudoun County, Va. 1902; d. 6/1932 Wash., D. C. obit. Fairfax Herald, 7/1/1932, p. 6 "Confederate".

Gunnell, Charles A. (an alias of Philip Alexander Gunnell), Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 3/12/31 in Va.; teacher in 1860; son of George West & Locian (Ratcliffe) Gunnell; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/23/61 at Fairfax Station, age 30; captured Frayser's Farm, Va. 6/30/62; sent to Ft. Columbus, N. Y. Harbor and then to Ft. Warren, Mass. (Boston Harbor); exchanged, paroled 10/62; present 12/62; captured near Suffolk, Va., 4/23/63; on rolls as a deserter 6/63; d. 1869; brother of 2nd Lt. John R. Gunnell, Co. G, 8th Va. Inf.; Pvt. Joseph C. Gunnell, Co. G, 8th Va. Inf.; Pvt. Orlando W. Gunnell, Co. I, 11th Va. Cavalry; Pvt. Richard H. Gunnell, Co. C, 8th Va. Inf.; 2nd cousin of Pvt. John R. Ratcliffe, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; brother-in-law of 2nd Lt., George W. Swink, Co. G, 8th Va. Inf.; and Pvt. Joseph C. Swink, Co. G, 8th Va. Inf.

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Hall, Elibeck Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; res. Fairfax County; b. c. 1836; son of Isaac and Selina (Hall) Hall; age 25; enlisted 7/1/63 at Gordonsville, Va.; detached as a teamster through 12/64; paroled at Burkesville, Va. 4/27/65; took oath at Alex., Va. 5/29/65; on Hopkins Map of Fairfax County, Lee District, res. Pohick Rd. s. of Hooes. Rd.; on list of ex-confederates living in Fairfax County c. 1898, age 60; railway man at Accotink (1906); d. 1916; brother of Pvt. Wm. H. Hall, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; cousin of Pvt. Barney Deavers, Co. H, 17th Va. Inf.

Hall, William H. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. c. 1825; son of Isaac and Selina (Hall) Hall; occupation farmer; voted for secession at West End 4/23/61; enlisted 5/23/61 at Fairfax Station, age 33; wounded Sharpsburg, Md. 9/17/62; accidentally wounded (fore finger, rt. hand) 12/62; reported 4/3/63; U.S. records show he left the 17th Va. 4/2/65; captured at Fairfax C.H. 4/16/65; surrendered Parole and took amnesty oath 5/19/65 at Alex., Va.; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County, 1886; on list of ex-confederates living in Fairfax County c. 1898, age 70; res. Chesterbrook, Fairfax County 1906; brother of Pvt. Elibeck Hall, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.

Harman, Henry Thomas Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 1841; son of & Mary A. Harman; enlisted 8/1/61 at Centreville; mortally wounded (breast & head) at 2nd Manassas 8/30/62; d. at Hospital Warrenton, Va. 9/4/62; name (H.T. Harman) listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

Harrison, George W. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 2/10/42; son of Thomas H. & Priscilla ; enlisted 3/1/62 at Centreville; wounded at 2nd Manassas 8/30/62; paroled at Winchester 4/28/65; founded Confederate Cemetery in Town of Manassas in 1866; m/1 Anne Elizabeth Sutphin, Fairfax County, 11/8/69; m/2 Mary Gill, Pr. Wm. County, 10/17/76; d. 3/25/1910; bur. Confederate Cemetery, Manassas.

Harrison, James A. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County; enlisted 3/10/63 at Centreville; in Gen Hospital No. 4, Richmond 3/10/65 with ulcer, rt. leg; paroled 4/28/65, age 24; d. 7/26/1916; bur. Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond.

Hixon, John Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; farmer; enlisted 6/1/61 at Fairfax Station, age 21; wounded at Boonsborough, Md.; d. 1/17, or 2/2/64 in Hospital Botetourt County, Va.

Howard, Peter Philip 1st Sgt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County 6/1839; farmer; son of Samuel & Maria (Goodwin) Howard; voted for secession at Fairfax C.H. 4/23/61; enlisted 8/6/61 at Centreville, Va.; wounded at 2nd Manassas 8/31/62; promoted 4th Sgt. 4/62; promoted 2nd Sgt. 11/62; promoted 1st Sgt. 2/23/63; captured at Five Forks 4/1/65 and sent to Hart's Island, N. Y. Harbor; released 6/21/65 after taking oath; m. Kate B. Graham, Fairfax County, 4/12/76; on list of ex-confederates living in Fairfax County c. 1898, age 62; member John Q. Marr Camp U.C.V.; d. 3/8/1911, age 78 years 1 month, 18 days; bur. Fairfax Cemetery.

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Inzer, John H. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 1838; enlisted 4/22/61 at Leesburg, Va.; pres. through 12/64; took oath of amnesty 5/10/65 at Alex., Va.; m. Mary V. Cockrille, 8/20/68, Aldie, Loudoun County, Va.; on list of ex-confederates living in Fairfax County c. 1898, age 70; d. Wash., D. C. 5/24/1911; bur. Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Herndon, Fairfax County.

Ish, Milton Ash Pvt., Co. I, 1st Va. Inf.; b. Loudoun County c. 1838; son of John & Elizabeth Ish; occupation doctor; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 6/12/61 at Sangster's X-Roads, age 23; promoted Sgt.; captured at Frayser's Farm, Va. 6/30/62; released at Ft. Warren, Mass. for exchange 7/31/62; wounded slightly at 2nd Manassas 8/30/62; reduced to Pvt.; trans. to Co. I, 1st Va. Inf. in exchange for Adolphus A. Sweeney; Hospital Steward, 1864; paroled at Lynchburg, Va. 4/15/65; m. Sallie Elizabeth Atkinson, Alex., Va., 9/29/70; member Alex. Lodge #22 of Free Masons; member R. E. Lee Camp U.C.V., Alex., Va.; d. at his home "Neabsco," Pr. Wm. County, Va., 12/17/90; bur. St. Mary's Cemetery, Alexandria, Va.

Jackson, Charles H. Pvt., Co. B, 2nd S. C. Inf.; b. Fairfax County. 1822; occupation farmer; son of Richard & Jane (Donaldson) Jackson; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 5/6/61 at Fairfax C.H., age 39; trans. 11/27/61 Co. B, 2nd S. C. Inf.; scout for brigade 6/29/62; discharged over age 7/16/62; document states age 40, farmer, 5'11", dark complex., hazel eyes, dark hair; brother of James W. Jackson, proprietor of Marshall House, Alex., Va. and the first civilian casualty of the war; uncle of Pvt. Samuel Taylor Evans, Stuart's Horse Arty. & Pvt. John H. Thomas, Co. C, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry.

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Kelly, Michael Pvt., Wash. Arty. (La.); b. Ireland; occupation soldier; enlisted Pvt. Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 5/25/61 at Fairfax Station, age 35; trans. to Wash. Arty. as a driver; court marshaled and ordered to forfeit one month's pay; discharged 5/21/62 at expiration of enlistment; document shows age 26.

Kidwell, Charles H. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. c. 1841; son of George P. & Jane (Richardson) Kidwell; occupation blacksmith/coachsmith; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; absent sick at home and AWOL 10/61 - 12/61; deserted, 1862; took oath 8/22/62; m/1 Lucretia Hopkins, Fairfax County, 8/26/62; m/2 Margaret Ann Berry, Alex., Va., 9/23/1883; was the apprentice of 2nd Lt., George Gaines, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. before war; postwar occupation Engr. at Shipyard in Alex., Va.; d. 5/21/1901, "stroke;" A.G. 5/22/1901.

Kidwell, John T. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 3/17/42; son of Henry & Mary Kidwell; occupation farmer; enlisted Pvt. 5/6/61 at Fairfax Station; wounded at 2nd Manassas 8/29/62; furloughed from Hospital 12/64; paroled at Lynchburg, Va. 4/65; m. Mary E. Kearns, Fairfax County, 12/26/65; d. 3/8/96; bur. Fairfax Cemetery.

Kincheloe, Robert E. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; voted for secession at Accotink 4/23/61; enlisted 5/1/61 at Fairfax Station; arrested for desertion, absent under sentence of courts-martial 12/63; pres. 2/64; captured 4/6/65 at Fairfax C.H.; sent to Old Capitol Prison, D. C.; sent to Alex., Va.; paroled 4/27/65 at Alex.; document states he left regiment 4/7/65; on list of ex-confederates living in Fairfax County c. 1898, age 59.

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Lamb, George C. "Uncle George" Body Servant of Capt. William H. Dulany, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County 1834; son of ___ and Harriet Lamb; a free Negro who served throughout the war with the 17th Va. Inf.; postwar occupation Blacksmith in the wagon shop of Joseph Cooper, Fairfax C.H.; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County; d. 3/19/1926 "influenza" at the home of Winfield Runner on the Fairfax-Centreville Rd. (Lee Hwy.), Fairfax County; bur. Jermantown Cemetery, Fairfax County 3/21/26; obit. Fairfax Herald 3/26/1926, p. 3; one of six known Black Confederates who served with the Confederacy from Fairfax County (the others: Edward Chiles, Elijah Cole, Lindsay Ford, Robert M. Gofney, & William Lee).

Lynn, Thomas W. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; occupation farmer; enlisted 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H., age 18; mortally wounded 5/31/62 at Seven Pines, Va.; d. Richmond, Va. 6/12/62; bur. Oakwood Cemetery, Richmond; name listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

Marks, David A. Sgt. Maj., 17th Va. Inf.; b. New York; farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 23; promoted 3rd Cpl. 5/62; captured Frayser's Farm 6/30/62; sent to Ft. Columbus, NY Harbor and Ft. Warren, Mass.; exchanged 7/31/62; promoted 1st Cpl. 11/62; promoted 5th Sgt. 1/63; promoted 4th Sgt. Maj. 17th Va. Inf. 7/1/64; paroled at Appomattox C.H. 4/9/65.

Mayhugh, George Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County; cooper; voted for secession at Arundell's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/23/61 at Fairfax Station; age 23; captured at Fairfax C.H. 4/16/65; sent to Old Capitol Prison; paroled in Alex. 4/27/65; document states he left regiment 4/7/65; m. Jane A. ; d. 2/3/1904 near Greenwich, Pr. Wm. County; bur. Greenwich Presbyterian Church Cemetery

Mayhugh, James Edward Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 1839; son of Edward and Mary (Arundell) Mayhugh; farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/2/61 at Fairfax Station; discharged 10/30/61, disability; m. Elizabeth Smith, Fairfax County, 3/11/64; brother of Pvt. John Mayhugh, Co. H, 15th Va. Cavalry, Richard H. Mayhugh, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.

Mayhugh, Richard Henry Pvt., Co. H, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry; (postwar roster); b. Loudoun County c. 1842; son of Edward and Mary (Arundell) Mayhugh; cooper; enlisted Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 5/23/61 at Fairfax Station; captured at South Mountain, Md. 9/14/62; exchanged 11/10/62, Aiken's Landing; enlisted 5/63 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry; captured in Prince Wm. County, 1/19/65; sent to Old Capitol Prison and then to Ft. Warren, Mass.; released 6/16/65 after taking Oath; on 1879 Hopkins Map of Fairfax County, Lee District, (res. Hampton Rd.) southeast of Sandy Run; on list of ex-confederates living in Fairfax County c. 1898, age 58; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County, 1/16/1909; brother of Pvt. James E. Mayhugh, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf., Pvt. John Mayhugh, Co. H, 15th Va. Cavalry, Pvt. Zachariah Mayhugh, Co. H, 15th Va. Cavalry.

Millan, George S. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County; son of James R. and Elizabeth M. (Draper) Millan; clerk; voted for secession at Centreville 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax Station; age 18; captured South Anna Bridge, Va. Central Railroad, 6/26/63; paroled and exchanged; reported as AWOL to Bureau of Conscription enrolling officer, Rappahannock County, 3/1/65; paroled at Fairfax County 4/27/65; deemed insane and sent to Western State Hospital 6/20/1901.

Mills, Simeon D. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; son of John & Susan Mills; farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/20/61 at Fairfax Station; age 30; wounded (head) and captured Williamsburg 5/5/62; released for exchange 8/31/62; d. "pneumonia" Richmond 1865; name listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

Monroe, Deskin Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; son of Lee H. and Susan (Suddath) Monroe; farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 22; on list of "rebel deserters" sent from Fairfax C.H. 3/20/65, to Provost Marshall Gen., Wash., D. C. "surrendered to our pickets, 3/19/65, and wishes to take Oath;" took oath 3/21/65; transportation furnished to Alex.; lived near Waples Mill, Fairfax County; postwar roster (5/1889) lists him as a Pvt., Co. G, 8th Va. Inf.; on list of ex-confederates living in Fairfax County c. 1898, age 56; d. Fairfax County about 1901; brother-in-law Pvt. Charles W. Henderson, Co. C, 35th Battalion Va. Cavalry.

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Nalls, Benjamin Franklin Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 1836; son of Thomas F. & Ann Nalls; res. Fairfax County c. 1850; occupation farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 24; absent sick 7/61-8/61 and 11/61-4/62; detached service 5/62 -8/62; AWOL 9/62 - 12/62; captured in Upperville Fauquier County, 2/20/64 w/Pvt. Everett Speakes and sent to Antheneum Prison, Wheeling, (W.)Va., then to Camp Chase, Ohio, then to Ft. Delaware, Del., 3/17/64 and Old Capitol Prison, D. C.; exchanged 2/27/65; captured at Fairfax C.H. 4/19/65; stated res. Fairfax County; res. Culpeper County, Va. 1897; C.V. v. 5, p. 111 (1897); d. at home Wash., D. C. 3/11/1909; bur. Union Cemetery, Alex.

Newcomb, John W. 4th Sgt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Dutchess County, New York; son of Isiah B. and Julian A. Newcomb; empl. by Fairfax News, Printer; trustee of M.E. Church at Fairfax 1859; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/1/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 24; promoted 1st Cpl. 5/62; captured 6/30/62 at Frayser's Farm and sent to Ft. Columbus, N. Y. Harbor and then to Ft. Warren, Mass; exchanged 7/31/62; promoted 4th Sgt. 1862; m. Indiana Howard, Alex., Va. 2/20/64; KIA at Cold Harbor 6/4/64; bur. Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond; name listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

Newman, Charles Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 1839; son of John & Mary A. Newman; farmer; enlisted Pvt. 5/1/61 at Fairfax C.H.; absent sick 1/63-2/63; deserted 9/63; captured Loudoun County 10/14/63 and sent to Old Capitol Prison, D. C. and Pt. Lookout, Md.; exchanged 3/17/64; dropped from roll 4/64; on 1879 Hopkins Map of Fairfax County, Dranesville District, res. n. of Pleasant Valley (now Dulles Intl. Airport); brother of Sgt. John D. Newman, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf., Benjamin F. Newman.

Newman, John D. 3rd Sgt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 8/27/37; son of John & Mary A. Newman; merchant; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; promoted 3rd Sgt. 5/61; detached Baggage Guard 3/62-4/62; wounded at 2nd Manassas 8/30/62; captured Suffolk, Va. 4/24/63; m. Annie E. Steele; member Masonic Order; d. 12/8/93; bur. Fairfax Cemetery; brother of Pvt. Charles Newman, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; brother of Benjamin F. Newman; brother-in-law of the Steele brothers.

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Payne, Sanford Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Prince William County; son of Richard and Nancy Payne; cooper; m/1 Nancy Jane Spittle, D. C., 2/4/47; m/2 Jane Nelson, 1855; voted for secession at Fairfax C.H. 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 43; discharged 7/25/62 under Conscription Act, age 44, 6'0", florid complexion, blue eyes, sandy hair. Died of tuberculosis at the home of his mother in Prince William County on 11/18/69.

Pearson, James W. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; occupation farmer 1860; enlisted Pvt. 5/18/61 at Fairfax Station; age 18; captured 5/25/61; took oath and released after one month; AWOL 11/61-1/62; enlisted Co. B, 13th N. C. Arty.; NFR.

Pettit, Corbin L. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; farmer; enlisted Pvt. 3/1/63 at Petersburg; exchanged from 1st Va. Inf.; paroled at Alex. 4/13/65; on list of "Rebel Deserters" 4/14/65; moved to Campbell County by 1870.

Pettitt, Charles Robert Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; well digger; voted for secession at Sangster's; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 24; KIA at Seven Pines 5/31/62; name (Robert Pettit) listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

Pettitt, George Washington Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; occupation carpenter; age 29; b. c. 1830; son of Samuel and Nancy (Deavers) Pettitt; Pvt. Fairfax C.H. police Station 1856; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; occupation carpenter; m/1 Jane Frances ; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; wounded (left arm) at Williamsburg 5/5/62; wounded (left eye and left side by piece of shell, lost sight left eye) at 2nd Manassas 8/30/62; captured 4/6/65 and sent to Pt. Lookout, Md.; released 6/16/65 after taking oath; m/2 Mary V. Crosen, Fairfax County, 10/13/65; Va. Pensioner, Act of 1888, res. Clifton; on list of ex-confederates living in Fairfax County c. 1898, age 69; res. Clifton, Fairfax County; member John Q. Marr Camp U.C.V.; at a public dinner long after the war George Pettitt remained "unreconstructed." He was heard to exclaim, "Yes sir, I fit `em from Manassas to Appomattox, and by God I'd fit`em agin!"

Pettitt, Hiram H. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 3/17/1840; son of Simpson and Catherine (Buck) Pettitt; cooper/farmer; m/l southeast, Fairfax County, 5/27/1858; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; rejected 5/24/61 by mustering officer; m/2 Olive O. Cook, Fairfax County, 8/2/1909; d. 3/17/1914; bur. Flint Hill Cemetery, Oakton; Death Cert., Fairfax County.

Pettitt, John Thomas Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 1/18/28; m. Catherine Virginia Kidwell, D. C., 12/19/49; occupation farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; detached as a Teamster 11/61-12/61; detached as Nurse, General Hospital Camp Winder, Richmond 5/62-2/63; AWOL 9/62 - 12/62; deserted 7/63; captured 8/14/63, in Fairfax County; sent to Old Capitol Prison, D. C.; took Oath of Allegiance, 9/27/63 and sent to Philadelphia, Pa. for 2 years; dropped from roll 9/63; on list of ex-confederates living in Fairfax County c. 1898, age 71; member John Q. Marr Camp U.C.V.; d. 10/15/17; bur. Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery, Rt. 123, Fairfax Station.

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Ratcliffe, John R. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; son of Francis Fitzhugh & Ann M. McCarty (Lee) Ratcliffe; clerk; voted for secession at Centreville 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 8/10/61 at Centreville; age 31; d. 10/29/64 of chronic diarrhea at Chimborazo Hospital No. 1, Richmond; bur. Oakwood Cemetery, (Div. G, Row J, #112), Richmond; name listed on Confederate Dead Monument; Fairfax Cemetery; brother of Confederate Spy, Laura Ratcliffe; 1st cousin of Pvt. Thomas H. Lee, Co. G, 8th Va. Inf.; 2nd cousin of Privates Charles, John, Joseph, Orlando & Richard Gunnell; 2nd cousin of Alfred Moss; 3rd cousin of Thomas Moss; 6th cousin of Gen. R. E. Lee.

Ratcliffe-Hanna, Laura Confederate Spy; b. Providence Township (Fairfax City) 5/28/1836; daughter of Francis Fitzhugh & Ann M. McCarty (Lee) Ratcliffe; moved with her mother and two sisters to Frying Pan (Herndon), Fx. Co. following the death of her father; Laura was a friend of Col. John S. Mosby and Gen. J.E.B. Stuart. She provided them with valuable information about Union Army activities in Fairfax County; m. Milton Hanna 1886; d. 8/3/1923 at home Herndon, Fairfax County; obit. F.H. 8/10/1923, p. 3; bur. Hanna Cemetery, 2346 Centreville, Rd., Herndon, Va.; sister of John R. Ratcliffe, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; 6th cousin of Gen. R. E. Lee.

Richardson, George H. Pvt., Co. H, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry; son of Ferdinand D. & Mary P. (Grigsby) Richardson; farmer; m. Elizabeth S. Hoag, Fairfax County 12/30/56; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 27; detached as a Nurse 7/61 - 8/61; detached for Provost Guard 10/61 - 12/61; discharged 6/25/62 on furnishing a substitute; enlisted Pvt., Co. H, 15th Va. Cavalry; presumably joined 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry 12/8/64 after 15th Va. Cavalry was disbanded; paroled 4/22/65 at Winchester, Va., age 26, a res. of Fairfax C.H., 5'9", light hair, blue eyes, light complex.; brother-in-law the Grigsby brothers.

Richardson, James W. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. c. 1844; son of Richard Alexander & Heriot Triplett (Roberdeau) Richardson; occupation farmer; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 18; captured and paroled near Keedysville, Md. 9/20/62; detached on conscript duty 9/63-12/63; mortally wounded Dinwiddie C.H. 3/31/65; name (J.W. Richardson) listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

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Sewell, Joseph C. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County; son of Nicholas Lewis and Sarah M. (West) Sewell; enlisted Pvt. 5/24/62 at Orange C.H.; wounded (left side near heart) at 2nd Manassas 8/30/62; taken to Warrenton Hospital then to Orange C.H.; absent sick 8/62-12/62; absent sick 9/63-12/63; absent sick 5/64-6/64; paroled at Appomattox C.H. 4/9/65; m. Roberta ; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County, 1884 because of wounds received; d. in 1911; bur. St. James Catholic Church Cemetery, Falls Church, on land once owned by his father and donated to the Church for the Cemetery; brother of Pvt. William H. Sewell, Co. K, 6th Va. Cavalry.

Simms, Francis Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; enlisted Pvt. 3/24/62 at Orange C.H.; mortally wounded at Seven Pines 5/31/62; name (F. Simms, Co. F) listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

Simpson, John Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County; cooper; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; discharged 5/22/61 disability.

Simpson, Silas J. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 9/17/23; son of William and Nancy Simpson; m. Catherine Reid, 1/25/53; clerk; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; absent sick 9/61 - 2/62; confined 5/62 - 6/62 for desertion; detached service 9/62 - 10/62; on Guard Detail 11/63-12/63; wounded (rt. ear) 6/18/64 on skirmish line; furloughed from Chimborazo Hospital No. 5, Richmond 6/30/64; paroled at Fairfax C.H. 5/1/65; elected Justice of the Peace Fairfax County 1874; d. 2/28/95 at Wolf Run Shoals, of the grip, age 74; Death Register, Fairfax County.

Speakes, Everett W. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. c. 1839; son of James & Sarah Speakes; farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; wounded (by piece of shell in back) at Sharpsburg, Md. 9/17/62; detached svc. 1/63-4/63 as Corps Provost Guard; captured by Coles (U.S.) Battalion Cavalry at Upperville, Fauquier County 2/22/64 while on furlough w/Pvt. Ben Nalls; sent to Athenaeum, Wheeling, (W.)Va., Camp Chase, Ohio and Ft. Delaware; Del.; released 6/21/65 after taking the oath; m. Martha Jane Gheen, Fairfax County, 2/28/67; d. in Pr. Wm. County 3/1907, age 69; brother of Pvt. Joseph H. Speakes, Co. I, 11th Va. Cavalry.

Spindle, Spotsylvania C(ounty). Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. ca. 1842; son of James Addison & Sarah Jane Spindle; farmer; enlisted 4/19/61 at Fairfax C.H., Pvt.; AWOL 12/61; wounded (arm) at Seven Pines 5/31/62; absent sick 5/62-8/62; wounded at Drewry's Bluff 5/16/64; lower rt. leg amputated. Ret. to Invalid Corps, P.A.C.S. 11/19/64; rec'vd full disability 1/65; m. Mary Elizabeth Patton 1874, 6 (7?) children; post-war occ. harnessmaker; bur. Confederate Cemetery, Manassas; brother of Pvt. Benjamin F. Spindle, Pvt. Co. B, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry, Pvt. Robert L. Spindle, Co. B, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry; brother-in-law of Pvt. Eltham McCarty? Lowe, Co. G, 8th Va. Inf.

Stallions, William Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; farmer; age 19; enlisted Pvt. 6/1/61 at Fairfax Station; age 19; discharged 9/25/61 at Lewinsville, Fairfax County.

Steele, James Roe Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 1835; son of John & Alice (Coward) Steele; farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted 3rd Cpl. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; promoted 2nd Cpl. 5/61; detached as blacksmith 8/61 - 4/62; reduced to Pvt. 5/62; detached as a Teamster/Wagonmaster for regiment 5/62-12/64; paroled Appomattox C.H. 4/9/65; m. Ida; res. Fairfax, Fairfax County; member John Q. Marr Camp U.C.V.; d. 1914; bur. Fairfax Cemetery; brother of John, Peter, Robert, and William Steele; brother-in-law Sgt., John D. Newman, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.

Steele, John R. 4th Sgt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; son of John & Alice (Coward) Steele; clerk; voted For secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted 5th Sgt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 21; promoted 4th Sgt. 5/61; detached service as a Nurse, Bristoe Station, Pr. Wm. County 7/18/61-8/31/61; KIA at Sharpsburg, Md. 9/17/62; name listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery; brother of James, Peter, Robert, and William Steele; brother-in-law Sgt., John D. Newman, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.

Steele, Peter C. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; son of John & Alice (Coward) Steele; enlisted 7/24/61 at Blackburn's Ford, Pvt.; paroled at Appomattox C.H. 4/9/65; brother of James, John, Robert, & William Steele; brother-in-law Sgt., John D. Newman, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.

Steele, Robert R. Color Sgt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 8/31/1842; son of John & Alice (Coward) Steele; farmer; enlisted 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H., Pvt.; wounded at Seven Pines 5/31/62; wounded at Sharpsburg, Md. 9/17/62; promoted Cpl. 3/1/63; wounded at Manassas Gap 7/21/63; elected Ensign (i.e., Color Sergeant) 4/9/64, under act of 2/17/64; wounded (left arm and shoulder, at Drewry's Bluff 5/16/64; paroled at Alex. 4/27/65; m. Ann M. Milton, Pr. Wm. County 1/26/71; d. Catlett, Fauquier County 4/3/1919; bur. Valley View Cemetery, Catlett; brother of James, John, Peter, & William Steele; brother-in-law Sgt., John D. Newman, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.

Steele, William H. b. 1845; son of George H. & Matilda H. Steele m. A.N. ; d. 4/20/1900; bur. Fairfax Cemetery.

Steele, William Henry "Big Bill" 1st Cpl., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County, ca. 1837; son of John H. & Alice (Coward) Steel; occupation carpenter; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; promoted 1st Cpl. 5/24/61; wounded at Fairfax C.H. 6/1/61; accidentally wounded (rt. knee) by discharge of a loaded rifle in the hands of Pvt. Edgar Thomas who was cleaning his weapon in camp at Fairfax C.H. 3/13/62; furloughed from Hospital Farmville; paroled at Farmville 4/2/65; tried as a paroled prisoner of war before a courts martial at Fairfax C.H., 5/22/65, for stealing a U.S. officer's horse. Found guilty and sentenced to be confined at hard labor for 1 yr. Sent to serve his sentence at Ft. Whipple on Arlington Heights; m. Ann Virginia Gooding, Fairfax County, 12/18/1869; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County, 1876 because of wounds received; res. Main St., Fairfax C.H. (where Crestar Bank bldg. is today) next door to Geo. Gaines (1879); d. 12/22/1909 at the home of his brother Robert in Catlett, Fauquier County; bur. Valley View Cemetery, Catlett; brother of James, John, Peter, and Robert; brother-in-law Sgt., John D. Newman, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.

Sutherland, Archibald "Arch" Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County 10/14/38; son of William & Amanda (Hall) Sutherland; res. Fairfax County 1850; occupation farmer 1860; m. Elizabeth ; voted for secession at West End 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/23/61 at Fairfax Station, age 24; absent sick 1/62-2/62; wounded slightly at 2nd Manassas 8/30/62; absent sick 1/64 - 2/64; pres. 4/64; res. of Fairfax County 1902; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County, 1904, signs by mark; occupation farmer, Burke, Fairfax County c. 1906; d. 3/1907 at his home near Gambrill, Fairfax County, age 70 years obit F.H. 3/29/1907, p. 3, "confed. vet."

Sutherland, Edgar Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County 1/13/34; son of John & Maria (Hall) Sutherland; farmer; enlisted Pvt. 5/23/61 at Fairfax Station; absent sick 7/61-8/61; detached as a Wagoner and teamster 1/62-10/62; captured 4/3/65 and sent to Pt. Lookout, Md.; released 6/19/65, on taking the oath; res. Fairfax County 1902; occupation farmer, Alex., Va. 1906; member R. E. Lee Camp U.C.V., Alex., Va.; Pensioner, Fairfax County, Act of 1902, applied 3/14/1905, signs by mark; Fairfax County Pensioner appl. 5/2/1908; brother of Pvt. John W. Sutherland, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.

Sutherland, John W. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 1846; son of John & Maria (Hall) Sutherland; occupation farmer; voted for secession at West End 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/23/61 at Fairfax Station; absent sick 9/61-12/61; absent sick 9/62 - 10/62; absent sick 9/63; captured at Fairfax C.H. 4/16/65 and sent to Old Capitol Prison, D. C.; paroled at Alex. 4/27/65; m. Elizabeth Foster, Alex., Va., 2/28/78; res. Alex.; postwar occupation railroad superintendent; d. 4/25/1910; bur. Bethel Cemetery, Alex.; brother of Pvt. Edgar Sutherland, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.

Sweeney, Adolphus Albert Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Clarke County, Va. 8/8/37; son of John H. & Jane Hoof Sweeney; res. Fairfax County c. 1857; apprentice to (Sgt.) Geo. Gaines as Blacksmith prior to war; voted for secession at Dranesville 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 11/1/62 at Winchester; trans. from Co. I, 1st Va. Inf. in exchange for Milton A. Ish; absent sick in Hospital 4/63-6/63; pres. 8/63-12/64; m. Sarah Jane Brown, D. C. 1/3/78; A.G. 1/3/78; res. Wash., D. C. 1917; member John Q. Marr Camp U.C.V.; occupation auctioneer, Fairfax County c. 1906; Va. Pensioner, Fairfax County, 1914; d. 7/10/1919 Wash., D. C.; bur. Fairfax Cemetery; brother of Asbury R. Sweeney.

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Taylor, Robert T. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. c. 1840; son of Henry & Jane Plunkett (Carolin?) Taylor; occupation farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 21; detached as Wagonmaster and teamster 1861-1865; captured at Five Forks, Va. 4/1/65 and sent to Hart's Island, N. Y. Harbor; released 6/6/65 on taking the oath; d. 10/19/1924 at the home of his son, Oakton, Fairfax County; bur. Fairfax Cemetery.

Thomas, Edgar Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Fairfax County; overseer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 38; discharged 7/25/62 under Conscription Act being over age 35; age 39; name is listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery.

Thomas, James A. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; farmer; enlisted Pvt. 4/24/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 19; deserted 5-6/62.

Thompson, Minor Lee Pvt., Co. A, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry; b. 1832; son of Ellzey and Elizabeth (Davis) Thompson; carpenter; m. Emma J. Ferris, D. C., 2/6/57; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; deserted 1862; enlisted, Pvt. Co. A, 43rd Va. Cavalry about 3/31/63; captured 4/11/63; captured 6/12/63 at Aldie and sent to Old Capitol Prison, D. C.; paroled, no date; d. 3/5/1907; bur. Glenwood Cemetery, Wash., D. C.; brother of Pvt. Malcomb E. Thompson, Co. G, 8th Va. Inf.

Tridell, John W. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. (postwar rosters); b. c. 1826; Mexican War veteran; occupation butcher (1850); m. Bridgett Agnes; receiving pension for Mexican War svc. 1887; A.G. 1/21/87; on list of ex-confederates living in Fairfax County c. 1898, age 73; res. Burke's Station, Fairfax County; member John Q. Marr Camp U.C.V.

Trumble, Martin Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Ulster County, N. Y.; carpenter; age 31; son of John & Hannah Trumble; m. Sarah A. Poston, Fairfax County 3/6/59; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; detached service as carpenter 1861; deserted 1862; lived in Loudoun County after war.

Weber, William Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; res. Fairfax County; musician; enlisted Pvt., Fifer; 5/1/61 at Fairfax Station; age 16; deserted 6/16/61, Fairfax County.

Williams, Alexander Chapman "Chapman" 1st Lt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. Wash., D. C. 10/21/37; son of Hampton C. and Frances Alexander (Chapman) Williams; farmer; Fairfax Riflemen, 1859; voted for secession at Lydeckers 4/23/61; enlisted 1st Sgt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 24; elected 2nd Lt.; promoted 1st Lt. 9/17/62; paroled Winchester 5/4/65; member R. E. Lee Camp U.C.V., Alex., Va.; d. 7/14/97; bur. Pohick Church Cemetery, Accotink; Fairfax County; brother of 1st Lt. Frank Williams, Co. B, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry.

Williams, W. W. Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; paroled 4/28/65 at Winchester, age 28.

Worster, Francis Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; b. 1825; son of Tapley & Nancy (Gooding) Worster; occupation farmer; m/1 Harriet C. Martin, D. C., 8/24/51; voted for secession at Fairfax C.H. 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 4/25/61 at Fairfax C.H.; age 35; discharged, disability, never mustered into service; m/2 Ruth E. Martin, Alex., 2/25/64; member of Fairfax County School Board 1876; d. 7/1920, age 81.

Wrenn, John Wesley Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; son of Albert and Elizabeth (Lewis) Wrenn; enlisted Pvt. 5/20/61 at Fairfax Station; age 21; never reported or mustered into service; m. Lucy Salina Payne; d. 6/1/1917; brother of Pvt. James W. Wrenn, Co. F, 6th Va. Cavalry & Pvt. Nelson H. Wrenn, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.

Wrenn, Nelson Henry Pvt., Co. D, 17th Va. Inf.; son of Albert and Elizabeth (Lewis) Wrenn; farmer; voted for secession at Sangster's 4/23/61; enlisted Pvt. 5/20/61 at Fairfax Station; age 19; admitted 12/25/61 with typhoid fever to Gen. Hospital No. 1, Danville; sent to Gen. Hospital, Richmond, where he died; name (Henry Wrenn) listed on Confederate Dead Monument, Fairfax Cemetery; brother of Pvt. John W. Wrenn, Co. D, 17th Va. Inf. & Pvt. James W. Wrenn, Co. B, 43rd Battalion Va. Cavalry.

 

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