Elisha M. StoneHome State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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 remainder 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, Sources, and other 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]
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