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Confederate (CSV)


Shade Sutton Stone

(? - 1910)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farm laborer in 1860, he mustered as Private, Company H, 5th Florida Infantry on 19 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was in hospitals in Richmond, VA to 9 April 1863, and again in June 1863, then back with his Company. Wounded again, in action at Cold Harbor, VA in June 1864 and captured there. He was captured in action at Farmville, VA on 6 April 1865, paroled at Thomasville, GA 19 May, and signed the Oath of Allegiance at Newport News, VA 24 June 1865.

After the War

He was a farmer in Calhoun and Jackson Counties, FL. By 1900 he was the owner of a 222 acre, mortgage-free farm. He was approved for a pension of $120 per year in July 1902.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Florida1. Details from a bio sketch online on RootsWeb from Spessard Stone. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


03/25/1838; Jackson County, FL


06/16/1910; burial in Pope Cemetery, Sneads, FL


1   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pp. 147 - 151  [AotW citation 15485]