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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Joseph Herndon

(c. 1828 - 1906)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: 9th Virginia Cavalry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted 10 March 1862 about age 34 in Company A, 9th Virginia Cavalry.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 9 September 1862 near Poolesville, MD.

The rest of the War

He was exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was on detached service in January and February 1864, absent without leave in July and August 1864, but present on the final roll of 6 October 1864.

After the War

He lived near Bellfair Mills, Stafford County at his death, age 78.

References & notes

Basic information from Krick1. Detail from his death notice in the Fredericksburg Free Lance of 23 January 1906.

Birth

c. 1828

Death

01/19/1906 Stafford, VA

Notes

1   Krick, Robert K., 9th Virginia Cavalry, Lynchburg (Va): H.E. Howard, Inc., 1982, Roster  [AotW citation 15004]