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Confederate (CSV)


David Jesse Debusk

(1833 - 1882)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 37th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 28 year old cabinet maker, he enlisted and mustered as Private, Company F, 37th Virginia Infantry on 20 August 1861 in Glade Spring, VA. He was on furlough January through April 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was admitted to Winder Hospital in Richmond, VA on 16 October and furloughed on 9 November. He returned to duty, date not given and was with his Company to at least May 1864.

References & notes

His service from Rankin1 via the Historical Data Systems database. Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave. He married Winnie Eliza Nichols (1843-1892) in 1858 and they had at least 9 children together.


03/10/1833; Washington County, VA


08/07/1882; burial in Kelly Chapel Cemetery, Glade Spring, VA


1   Rankin, Thomas M., 37th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H.E. Howard, Inc., 1987  [AotW citation 21761]