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Confederate (CSV)


Charles Evans Wingo

(1843 - 1911)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Richmond Howitzers, 1st Company

Before Sharpsburg

From Amelia County, he went to Richmond in 1859 and was a clerk in a wholesale grocers and a retail dry-goods store. On 21 April 1861, then age 25, he mustered as Private, First Company, Richmond Howitzers Light Artillery.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps on 21 September 1864.

After the War

He was in various wholesale business in Richmond, and was later partner in his own firm as Wingo, Ellett & Crump.

References & notes

Service and other details from Lee A. Wallace's The Richmond Howitzers (roster, 1993) via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from a sketch in Brock's Virginia and Virginians (Vol. II, 1888). His gravesite is on Findagrave.


07/12/1843; Amelia County, VA


03/20/1911; Richmond, VA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA