49th Virginia Infantry Regiment
(Formerly Company K)
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
NELSON COUNTY: Unless otherwise noted, all men enlisted September 1, 1861 "for one year" at Camp Mitchell. company assigned to the 49th Virginia Regiment by Special Order No. 1, Part IV, A & IGO, dated January 2, 1862; prior muster rolls for pay show Company was "unattached" but were made out as Company K, 49th Virginia Regiment; evidently after Company had been assigned to the Regiment in the reorganization on April 30, 1862. A report by Captain Lobban states that A.N. Butler and Zachariah Morris died April, 1862 and J.A. Wright was killed in action May 31, 1862 and they did not get paid June 6, 1862. Company K was at Camp Mitchell November -December 1861; at Camp Pickens January-February, 1862; and at Yorktown March-April, 1862.
Captain William H. Crowder. Commissioned September 1, 1861. Not re-elected April 30, 1862. No further records.
First Lieutenant John G. Lobban. Promoted to Captain. Captured at Cedar Creek, Virginia October 19, 1864. Released from Fort Delaware June 10, 1865.
First Lieutenant Shadrack Levi Carter. 4th Sergeant; 2nd Lieutenant April 30, 1862; 1st Lieutenant May 31, 1862. Wounded September 14, 1862. On Register of Invalid Corps P.A.C.S. Retired January 16, 1865.
Second Lieutenant Robert S. Cabell. Enlisted and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant May 20, 1862 in Richmond, Virginia. Lost left leg at 1st Fredericksburg. Retired from Invalid Corps October 31, 1864.
Second Lieutenant Thomas D. Moore. Enlisted July 15, 1861. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant. died of disease in Richmond, Virginia May 12, 1862.
Second Lieutenant Thomas W. Mitchell. Enlisted September 15, 1862 at Richmond, Virginia. Captured at Cold Harbor May 30, 1864. Release on Oath from Fort Delaware May 10, 1865.
First Sergeant Silas Hawes. Enlisted September 1, 1861 as Corporal. Wounded at Seven Pines. Wounded and captured at Bethesda Church.
Sergeant William C. Crisp. Enlisted as Sergeant September 1, 1861 at Camp Mitchell. Died of disease in Richmond Hospital June 12, 1862.
Sergeant Robert L. Moore, Jr. Detailed to hospital at Charlottesville, Virginia.
Sergeant Albert G. Quick. Died at his home in Nelson County, Virginia from fever July 1, 1862.
Sergeant Charles H. Stevens. Enlisted as Private September 1, 1862. No further records available.
Sergeant William M. Waller. Enlisted as Conscript April 27. 1864 at Camp Lee, Virginia. Promoted to Sergeant August 1, 1864. Name appears on clothing roll December 1864.
Sergeant Richard P. Williams. Promoted to 5th Sergeant April 15, 1862. Died of dysentery June 19, 1862.
Sergeant John J. Witt. Promoted to Sergeant June 1, 1862. Name appears on clothing roll December 19, 1864.
Sergeant William W. Womeldorft. Age 23. Promoted to Sergeant April 15, 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg, captured near Winchester ,Virginia July 20, 1864. Exchanged from Camp Chase, Ohio March 2, 1865.
Corporal Robert M. Denton. Promoted to 1st Corporal March 1863. Wounded at 2nd Fredericksburg. Captured at Battle of Winchester September18, 1864. Joined U.S. Army at Point Lookout, Maryland October 14, 1864.
Corporal John A. Farrar. Wounded and captured at Seven Pines. Exchanged from Fort Delaware August 2, 1862. Present on Muster Roll October 31, 1864.
Corporal Henry Harris. Certificate of disability June 28, 1862. Age 29.
Corporal William B. Matthews. Promoted to Corporal April 15, 1862. Wounded at Fredericksburg December 13, 1862. Died from wounds January 3, 1863.
Corporal George W. Mawyer. Appears on clothing roll April 28, 1864.
Corporal William A. Moses. Wounded at Gettysburg and captured near Williamsport, Maryland July 8, 1863. Exchanged from Point Lookout, Maryland October 30, 1864.
Corporal Wootson Norvell. Resided in Nelson County, Virginia at the beginning of the war. Lost right leg at Seven Pines. Served later as druggist at Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. City Constable of Charlottesville, Virginia for many years after the war. Still alive in 1919.
Anderson, Benjamin D. Transferred to Captain Faulkins' Company, 19th Virginia Infantry. Died of disease November, 1862.
Anderson, John W. Enlisted October 13, 1864 in Nelson County, Virginia.
Bowman, (or Brawman), Gilbert E. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg. Died at Point Lookout, Maryland December 4, 1863.
Bowman, William H. Killed at Gettysburg.
Bridgewater, S. Enlisted Nelson County, Virginia October 13, 1864.
Bridgewater, William N. Enlisted Richmond, Virginia August 3, 1864. Muster Roll October 3, 1864 shows him sick in hospital.
Bryant, David A. Enlisted Richmond, Virginia September 15, 1862. appears on Rolls of Pratt Hospital, Lynchburg, Virginia June 15, 1863.
Bryant, Hardin. Died Richmond, Virginia June 12, 1862.
Bryant, John. Enlisted Richmond August 3, 1862. wounded at 2nd Manassas. Appears on Rolls Wayside Hospital in Richmond, Virginia October31, 1864. Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital No. 5 March 28, 1865.
Bryant, William. Wounded at Sharpsburg. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg. Exchanged prisoner February 18, 1865.
Bryant, Wyatt. Wounded and captured in Wilderness May 5, 1864. Died June 30, 1864 in General Hospital No. 2 Lynchburg, Virginia.
Butler, Ichabod N. Died at his home in Nelson County, Virginia April 20, 1862.
Camden, Vanburen. Enlisted April1, 1862 in Nelson County, Virginia. Detailed May 16, 1863 on Certificate of Disability as Ambulance Maker (wheelwright) Bacon's Quartermaster, Richmond, Virginia.
Coffee, William D. Captured at Sharpsburg. Sent to Fort McHenry, Maryland. Exchanged October 18, 1862. Wounded at 1st Fredericksburg. Returned to duty January 27, 1863. wounded at Winchester, Virginia.
Coffey, Wyatt. Enlisted September 15, 1862 at Richmond, Virginia. Wounded and captured at Bethesda Church.
Critzer, C.W. Enlisted October 13, 1864 in Nelson County, Virginia. Appears on clothing roll December 1864.
Critzer, John. Discharged October 31, 1864.
Critzer, John M. Deserted from Camp Lee October 1, 1862.
Dudley, John J. Died in hospital at Charlottesville, Virginia April 19, 1862.
Dur? or Fair?, James S. Enlisted July 1, 1861. Detailed as teamster October 20, 1862. Captured at Bristoe Station in Prince William County, Virginia on October 19, 1863. Released from Old Capitol Prison in Washington, D.C. on taking Oath and sent to Philadelphia, Pa. March 15, 1864.
Fitzgerald, Walker. Enlisted April 1, 1862 in Nelson County, Virginia. Died at his home in Nelson County from disease August 1, 1862. Age 16.
Fox, Samuel. Enlisted October 13, 1864 in Nelson County, Virginia. Paroled at Staunton, Virginia May 23, 1865.
Goldon, Joseph W.
Goldlsy, Gustavus R. Enlisted October 13, 1864 in Nelson County, Virginia. Wounded and captured at Fort Stedman. Sent to U.S. Hospital Steamer "State of Main". Released June 14, 1865 from Lincoln General Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Goolesby, Samuel. Enlisted August 3, 1862 in Richmond, Virginia. Wounded and captured at Sharpsburg. Paroled September 30, 1862. Died October 20, 1863.
Harris, Joshua. Present on Muster Roll June, 1862.
Harris, Prezaro E. Wounded and captured at Bethesda Church. Died in U.S. Field Hospital, 3rd Division, 5th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac. Buried on farm of Mrs. Newton near Pamunky River, Virginia.
Harvey, John R. Wounded and captured at Seven Pines. Exchanged Aiken's Landing, Virginia August 5, 1862.
Harvey, Thomas. Enlisted September 1, 1862. Mustered in as substitute June 24, 1862. Sick in hospital.
Harvey, William. Enlisted March 24, 1862.
Hughs, John J. Enlisted September 15, 1862. Appears on clothing roll April 23, 1864.
Jenkins, Albert E. Detailed as Teamster.
Joiner, Lewis. Killed in action June 30, 1862.
Kidd, James M. Captured at Fort Stedman. Paroled May 13, 1865 from Point Lookout, Maryland.
Martin, James N. Wounded at Sharpsburg, at 1st Fredericksburg and again at Gettysburg.
Mathews, William L. Absent without leave. A volunteer in Captain Faulkner's Company 19th Virginia Volunteers.
Mawyer, Edward A. Captured near Boonsboro, Maryland September 15, 1862. Exchanged November 10, 1862 from Fort Delaware. Name appears on clothing roll April 28, 1864. Killed in Wilderness Campaign.
McAlexander, Marcellus. Captured at Battle of Williamsburg and paroled. Wounded and captured near Gettysburg. Exchanged March 3, 1864 from Fort Delaware.
Moore, Robert L., Sr. Court Martial February 12, 1864. Released from confinement December 1, 1864.
Morris, James A. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg. Died at Point Lookout from chronic diarrhea December 26, 1863.
Morris, Nicholas. Appears on Muster Roll as sick in Brigade Hospital April 30, 1862.
Morris, Zachariah. Died of pneumonia in hospital at Charlottesville, Virginia April 29, 1862.
Moyer, Paul T. Mortally wounded at 1st Fredericksburg.
Nash, Thomas H. Died July 3, 1862 in Richmond, Virginia hospital. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.
Page, Robert. Enlisted October 13, 1864. Appears on Clothing roll November 5, 1864.
Phillips, Charles W. Died in Richmond, Virginia hospital June 15, 1862.
Powell, F.F. Enlisted October 13, 1864. Appears on clothing roll December, 1864.
Proffett, Isaiah H. Died at his home in Nelson County, Virginia June 13, 1862 from wounds received at Seven Pines.
Puckett, George D. Died from fever June 26, 1862. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.
Puckett, William H. Died of wounds received at Seven Pines June 9, 1862. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.
Quick, George W. Enlisted April 16, 1862. Name appears on clothing roll November 5, 1864.
Quick, Seaton L. wounded in battle of Wilderness May 5, 1864.
Quick, Thomas. Appears on Register of Hospital at Charlottesville, Virginia as discharged April 17, 1865.
Roberts, Zachariah. Killed in battle June 30, 1862.
Robertson, Jacob S. Enlisted August 3, 1862. Wounded at 1st Fredericksburg. Appears on Descriptive list January 25, 1865.
Rodes, W.H. Enlisted October 13, 1864.
Small, Albert A. Admitted to General Hospital in Petersburg June 12, 1862 for dysentery.
Smith, David. Appears on a list of Confederate prisoner at Fort Delaware, where he died October 4, 1863.
Spencer, Robert N. Enlisted May 1, 1862. Died at his home July 1, 1862 from wounds received at Seven Pines.
Spencer, Robert P. Wounded in battle June 30, 1862 and at 2nd Fredericksburg. Retired on disability January 11, 1865.
Spanogle, F. Paroled April 10, 1865.
Sprouse, Joseph A. Wounded at Spotsylvania.
Staton, Nicholas B. Medical discharge April, 1862.
Staton, Thomas. Enlisted March 8, 1862. Died July 15, 1862 from disease.
Stevens, William C. Wounded at Spotsylvania.
Stratton, John J. Enlisted April 19, 1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg and 2nd Fredericksburg. Captured at Bethesda Church. Paroled from Elmira June 30, 1865. Born Nelson County, Virginia 1829. Died December 19, 1903. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.
Thompson, Samuel. Medical discharge June 7, 1862.
Tilman, James P. Wounded at Gettysburg and left in enemy's hands.
Walker, D. Died June 30, 1862. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.
White, Joseph H. Enlisted March 25, 1862. Killed at Gettysburg.
White, Wilson L. Wounded at Spotsylvania. Died October 1864.
Williams, Charles M. Died in Richmond hospital of disease July 20, 1862. Buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.
Williams, Henry. Died at General Hospital, Richmond, Virginia of disease June 12, 1862.
Williams, William W. Wounded at Gettysburg and in Wilderness.
Witt, John E. Medical discharge June 3, 1863.
Witt, William G. Driving team in Brigade train October 31, 1864.
Wood, John D. Enlisted April 1, 1862. Wounded at 2nd Fredericksburg. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg July 5, 1863. took Oath and joined Captain Ahl's Battery, U.S.
Woody, James F. Wounded and captured at Sharpsburg. Exchanged October 18, 1862. Wounded July 20, 1864. Died at Staunton Hospital October 17, 1864.
Woody, John R. Enlisted August 15, 1861. Name appears on clothing roll December 19, 1864.
Woody, Robert A. Wounded severely in Battle of Wilderness. Retired on Disability March 21, 1865.
Wright, James A. Killed in action at Seven Pines.
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