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Confederate (CSV)


Elisha M. Stone

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company D, 7th Virginia Infantry on 13 May 1861 at Giles Courthouse as Corporal. Promoted to Lieutenant 26 April 1862. Wounded in action at Williamsburg on 5 May.

The rest of the War

He was captured at Gettysburg on 3 July 1863, and imprisoned at Ft. McHenry, Ft. Delaware, and Johnson's Island. Last official entry says he was paroled 14 March 1865 and sent to Pt. Lookout for exchange.

References & notes

Basic information from Johnston1. Service details from Riggs2.


1   Johnston, David Emmons, The Story of a Confederate Boy in the Civil War, Portland (OR): Glass & Prudhomme Company, 1914, pp. 142 - 143  [AotW citation 9742]

2   Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982  [AotW citation 9756]