Frank V Winston(1830 - 1915)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
In 1860 he was a 29-year old lawyer, of some means, living alone at Louisa Courthouse, Virginia.1 He was elected Captain of Company D, the Louisa Blues, 13th Virginia Infantry, in the Army reorganization of April 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
In command of the Regiment as senior officer present.
The remainder of the War:
By October 1863 he was a member of the Confederate House of Delegates representing Louisa County, in Richmond.2
After the War:
He was listed as an attorney, still at Louisa Courthouse, as late as 1888.3
References, Sources, and other notes:
Birth and death years from his gravestone (via Find A Grave online, thanks to Jim Buchanan for the pointer).
|Birth State: VA |
Burial Place: Oakland Cemetery, Louisa, VA
1 Louisa County, Virginia, Census, 1860 - Page 855.
2 From the October 1863 Richmond Directory.
3 From "Chataigne's Virginia Gazetteer and Classified Business Directory Louisa County - 1888-1889".
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