Kilgore Fort House, Copper Creek, Scott Co. Va.
Sketch by Andrew Bond, August 1996
1860 Census: Farm hand, Scott Co., age 17.
Enlistment: Francis K. Elliott's, Scott Co., age 18, 6/10/61.
Present thru 7/13/61. Discharged disability, hernia rt. side, Valley Mountain, age 19, 8/19/61. Reenlisted, Co. E, by 5/2/63-5/3/63, when WIA, hip, Chancellorsville. Hosp., Richmond, 5/5/63 to 5/7/63 when sent to Lynchburg. Captured Scott Co., POW Military Prison, Louisville, Ky., by 5/64 when deserted to enemy, took oath and released, Louisa Co., Ky., 5'5", dark complexion, black hair, black eyes in 1861 and 1864.
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