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Confederate (CSV)


Reuben T. Fultz

(1842 - 1929)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 33rd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 17 year old farm worker on his widowed mother's place near Mt Jackson, Shenandoah County, VA; the oldest of 8 children at home. He enlisted as a Private in Company G, 33rd Virginia Infantry on 18 May 1861 at Mt Jackson, VA. He was absent without leave from 22 May 1862 to 20 June.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was listed as a deserter as of 15 October 1862 with no later military record.

After the War

In 1870 he was a farmer near Edinburg in Shenandoah County living with his mother and most of his brothers and sisters. In 1880 he was still there, farming with his sister Margaret and her family. By 1900 and to at least 1910 he was a farmer in Timberville, Rockingham County. In 1920 he was retired and living in New Market, Shenandoah County, back with sister Margaret and husband.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1920. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Mary Ann Rife (1838-1901) in January 1884, and (his cousin?) Sarah Catherine Fultz (1860-1927) by 1910.


11/05/1842; Hawkinstown, VA


01/03/1929; Shenandoah County, VA; burial in Mount Jackson Cemetery, Mount Jackson, VA


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 28320]