49th Virginia Infantry Regiment



(Formerly Company A)

The following regimental and company records and accounts from actual participants in Company B are direct from the following publication:  "History of the Forty-Ninth Virginia Infantry C.S.A ", "Extra Billy Smith's Boys" 1861-1865; Laura Virginia Hale and Stanley S. Phillips  1981


FLINT HILL RIFLES OR RIFLEMEN:  Enlisted June 16, 1861, "for one year" at Flint Hill, Rappahannock County, Virginia; reorganized April 30, 1862.  All enlisted at Flint Hill June 16, 1861 unless other wise noted.  The Richmond Sentinel of June 3, 1864, published a casualty list of the 49th Regiment in the Wilderness and Spotsylvania battles which indicated the Companies E and K were consolidated at that time. 

Commissioned Officers:

Captain William Jackson Williams.  Commissioned Captain June 16, 1861.  Not re-elected April 30, 1862.  Dropped from the Rolls.  Became Surgeon in Lynchburg Confederate Hospital.  Later served as Surgeon in Early's Army.  Born Orange County, Virginia January 1824.  Died 1895.  Graduate of University of Pennsylvania as M.D. 1851.

Captain Joseph Mason Anderson.

First Lieutenant Wellington Eastham.  Enlisted as 1st Lieutenant June 16, 1861.  Promoted to Captain April 30, 1862.  Wounded December 13, 1862 at Fredericksburg.  Resigned November 24, 1864.  Only three men left in Company. 

Second Lieutenant William Moses Davis.  Commissioned 3rd Lieutenant June 16, 1861 at Flint Hill, Virginia.  Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant April 30, 1862.  Resigned and dropped from Roll September, 1863.

Second Lieutenant George W. Norman.  Medical discharge July, 1862.

Second Lieutenant Samuel A. Hill.  Killed at Seven Pines.

Second Lieutenant John H. Lee.  Promoted to Second Lieutenant April 30, 1862.  Wounded at Gettysburg.  Resigned November 25, 1863.


Non-Commissioned Officers:


First Sergeant Lewis E. Dulin.  No records available after September, 1863.

Sergeant John Pl. Ingle.  Wounded at Seven Pines and died from wounds July 9, 1862.

Sergeant William Johnson.  Wounded at 2nd Manassas and at Gettysburg.  Captured at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia in 1864.  Released June 20, 1865.  Born Rappahannock County, Virginia 1834.  Died December 12, 1901.  Buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.

Sergeant Robert L. Jones.  Enlisted July 17, 1861.  Wounded at Seven Pines.

Sergeant Lafayette Ramey.  Died at his home in Rappahannock County, Virginia August 7, 1861.

Sergeant Jordan Turner.  Appointed Sergeant September 1, 1861.  Appears on Company Muster Roll May, 1862.  No further records.

Sergeant Samuel C. Murphy.  Wounded at Sharpsburg.

Sergeant Thomas H. Reynolds.  Enlisted as Corporal, later made Sergeant.  Age 19.  Died June 18, 1862 from wounds received at Seven Pines.

First Corporal Noah Brown.  Appointed 1st Corporal September, 1861.  Died June 13, 1862 of typhoid fever in hospital in Richmond, Virginia.

Third Corporal Elias W. Fogg.  4th Corporal June 16, 1861.  Promoted to 3rd Corporal November, 1861.  Transferred to 35th Battalion Virginia Cavalry July, 1862.

Corporal William H. Mills.  promoted to Corporal April 30, 1862.  wounded and left in enemy's hands at Gettysburg.  No further records.

Second Corporal George W. Myers.  Promoted to 2nd Corporal April 30, 1862.  Wounded at Sharpsburg, at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862 and at Gettysburg.  Captured at Richmond hospital April 3, 1865.  Paroled April 21, 1865.





Amiss, E.

Baggerly, D.H.  Wounded in right arm at Hatcher's Run February 7, 1865.  Paroled at Winchester, Virginia April 28, 1865.

Banner, James.  Detailed to Quartermaster Department January 1, 1862.

Berryman, Alman.  Wounded at Seven Pines and at Gettysburg.  Captured at South Mountain, Maryland July 5, 1863.  Exchanged from Point Lookout, Maryland March 17, 1864.  Wounded at Fisher's Hill September 22, 1864.

Brady, Richard.  Died in Hospital No. 20, Richmond, Virginia January 10, 1863.

Brady, William.   Wounded at 1st Manassas, at Gettysburg and at Petersburg August 1, 1864.  Paroled at Appomattox.

Carus, A.  Paroled at Appomattox.

Compton, Robert.  Wounded at Seven Pines May 30, 1862.  Paroled at Appomattox.

Corron, Albert.  Appears on Muster Roll of Company A, Wards' Battalion C.S.  Prisoners released from Military Prison, Lynchburg, Virginia July, 1864.  Paroled at Appomattox.

Courtney, Israel.  Enlisted July 16, 1861.  Died of typhoid fever in Rappahannock County, Virginia August 12, 1861.

Craig, James.  Medical discharge February 4,1862.

Crim, Harman.  Died in hospital March 14, 1862.

Duke, Almarcus.  Deserted July 21, 1863.

Duke, Lewis E.  Enlisted March 25, 1862, Rapidan Station, Virginia.  Died at his father's home in Warren County, Virginia of consumption December 25, 1862.

Dulin, Charles H.  On detailed services as teamster with Medical Purveyor's office December 21, 1861.  Captured at Bethesda Church.  Released from Elmira, New York June 23, 1865.

Elkins, Henry.  Killed at Seven Pines.

Elkins, Joseph M.  Enlisted July 10, 1861 at Culpeper Court House, Virginia.  Wounded at Sharpsburg. Died of wounds November 10, 1862 in Rappahannock County, Virginia.

Ford, James A.  AWOL May 23, 1863 at Fredericksburg.

Ford, William W.

Green, Joseph.  Wounded at Seven Pines.

Hallow, George A.  Enlisted June 18, 1861.  Died in Front Royal Virginia Hospital of typhoid fever October 30, 1861.  Lived in Front Royal.

Harley, Eldridge.  Appears on Muster Roll February 17, 1862.

Heflin, George Luther.  Enlisted Jyly16, 1861.  Muster Roll February 1862 listed him as sick at home.

Hickerson, William H.  Died of disease September 19, 1862.

Johnson, Thomas Jefferson.  Enlisted July 15, 1861.  Was in Orange Court House, Virginia Hospital March 21, 1862.

Jordon, Robert.  Killed at Sharpsburg.

Kenny, Andrew J.  Wounded at Sharpsburg.

Kenny, Peter.  Enlisted September 6, 1862 at Frederick City, Maryland.  Deserted June 16, 1863.

Latouraudais, burl M.

Luckett, Thomas F.  Honorably discharged August 26, 1861 by substitute orders.

Maddox, Stephen B.  Wounded at Seven Days' Battle June 30, 1862 and died in Richmond, Virginia hospital July 14, 1862.

Mans, H.  Wounded at 2nd Fredericksburg.

Martin, Isaac N.  Enlisted July 15, 1861.  Wounded and captured at Gettysburg.  Discharged and joined U.S. Service, "Captain Ahl's Battery", at Fort Delaware August 1, 1863.

Mason, Henry C.  Captured at Front Royal, Virginia by Cavalry Corps January 6, 1864.  Paroled form Fort Delaware June 20, 1865.

Monroe, John M.  Died June 10, 1862 from wounds received at Seven Pines.

Murphy, William C.  Wounded at Sharpsburg.

Murry, Daniel.  Transferred from Warrenton Rifles to Captain Shackelford's Company, 17th Virginia Infantry on July 22, 1861.  Detailed as Hospital steward June, 1862.  Served whole war in this position.

Newman, Samuel.  Enlisted February, 1862.

Parnell, Robert J.  Died June 10, 1862 from wounds received at Seven Pines.

Payne, William F.  Enlisted September 16, 1861.  Died in hospital at Richmond, Virginia May 24, 1862 of rubella (measles).  Buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.

Philips, Nimrod M.  Appears on Company Muster Roll November, 1863.

Poe, John Lewis.

Poe, Winterton Dionysus.

Pomeroy, George A.  Appears on Muster Roll May 27, 1863 as "absent without leave".  His health was so impaired by severe dysentery that he was released from military service.

Priest, George Harvey.

Ramey, John W.  Wounded at Seven Pines.

Reager, Joseph.  Enlisted September 1, 1861.  Dropped from Muster Roll November 1861, having been improperly mustered into service while underage.

Right, George H.  Wounded at Seven Pines.  Wounded in leg February, 1863.  Paroled at Winchester April 24, 1865.

Ritenour, Lewis C.  Transferred to Company B, 6th Virginia Cavalry on September 9, 1863.

Rolls, Franklin E.  Enlisted May 1, 1861.  Wounded and left in enemy's hands at Gettysburg.  Exchanged from Point Lookout March 17, 1864.  Paroled April 28, 1865 at Winchester, Virginia.

Rumford, Jackson.  Enlisted July 1, 1861.  Died of typhoid fever in hospital at Front Royal, Virginia August 27, 1861.

Rutherford, John W.  Enlisted July 17, 1861.  Died of consumption at his home in Rappahannock County, Virginia April 6, 1862.

Rutherford, Robert.  Enlisted July 17, 1861.  Appears on company Muster Roll June, 1862.

Rutherford, William.  Enlisted July 17, 1861.  Killed at 1st Fredericksburg.  buried in the Confederate section of the Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia Cemetery.

Smith, Alexander.

Smith Benjamin F.  Enlisted May 28, 1861.  Paroled at Fairfax Court House, Virginia May 17, 1865.

Soule, Thomas L.  Died of typhoid fever at his home in Rappahannock County, Virginia April 6, 1862.

Thorn, Charles.  Enlisted as substitute for Thomas Anderson March 1, 1862.  Died May 1, 1862 from accidental gun shot.

Welch, John.  Died of disease at Richmond, Virginia Hospital August 11, 1862.
















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