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Here's a bit more information on these fellows to mull over.

George Martin

Richard T. Payne

Residence Frederick County VA;
Enlisted as a Private (date unknown).
He was listed as:
* POW 1/22/1863 Winchester, VA
* Confined 1/23/1863 Cumberland, MD (Estimated day)
* Confined 1/30/1863 Antheneum Military Prison, Wheeling, WV
* Confined 2/2/1863 Camp Chase, OH
* Confined 3/28/1863 City Point, VA (Arrived for exchange)
* Exchanged 4/1/1863 City Point, VA
"D" Co. VA 7th Cavalry (Not on muster rolls)
He was described at enlistment as:
5' 10.0", dark complexion, grey eyes, black hair
Other Information:
born in 1828

captured near Winchester January 22, 1863, residence Frederick Co., Va., age 35, occupation Farmer
[No enlistment data or Company muster rolls in his 5 card CSR file]

7th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry (Ashby's)

7th Cavalry Regiment was organized during the late spring of 1861. In October authority was given to increase its size, and by the summer of 1862 the regiment contained twenty-nine companies. In June it was reduced to ten companies. Ten companies formed the 12th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, seven became the 17th Battalion Virginia Cavalry, one transferred to the 14th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, and one became J.W. Carter's Battery. The unit served in W.E. Jones', Rosser's, and J. Dearing's Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia. It took part in Jackson's Valley Campaign and the conflicts at Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Upperville, Fairfield, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor. Later the regiment was involved in Early's Shenandoah Valley operations and disbanded in mid-April, 1865. None of its members were at Appomattox on April 9. The field officers were Colonels Turner Ashby, Richard H. Dulany, William E. Jones, and A.W. McDonald; Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Marshall; and Majors O.R. Funsten, Daniel C. Harcher, and Samuel B. Myers.


Richard T. Payne

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted as a Private (date unknown).
Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* from company F to company H
"F" Co. VA 18th Cavalry Partisan Rangers

enlisted September 18, 1862 at Morefield, "captured by the enemy January 20, 1863," patient General
Hospital, Petersburg, Va. April 2-15, 1863, present at December 1864, muster, paroled in Virginia April 19, 1865, age 38

18th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry

18th Cavalry Regiment was organized in December, 1862. Most of its members had served in the 1st Regiment Virginia Partisan Rangers (subsequently the 62nd Regiment Virginia Infantry). The unit was assigned to Imboden's and W.L. Jackson's Brigade and after the participating in the Gettysburg Campaign, skirmished the Federals in western Virginia. Later it served in the Shenandoah Valley and disbaned during April, 1865. The field officers were Colonel George W. Imboden, Lieutenant Colonel David E. Beall, and Major Alex. Monroe.


Payne, Richard T.: Sergeant, Company D, 33rd Virginia Infantry
This company was raised in Frederick County, Va.

enlisted as a Private May 10, 1861 at Winchester, acted as 2nd Sergeant till April 23, 1862, then reduced to ranks, awol since May 12,1862, at Winchester June 9, 1862, exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Va., August 5, 1862

33rd Regiment, Virginia Infantry

33rd Infantry Regiment was organized during the early summer of 1861 with men from the counties of Hampshire, Shenandoah, Frederick, Hardy, Page, and Rockingham. It became part of the Stonewall Brigade and served under T.J. Jackson, R.B. Garnett, Winder, Paxton, J.A. Walker, and W. Terry. The regiment was active at First Manassas, First Kernstown, and in Jackson's Valley Campaign. Later it participated in the campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, then it moved with Early to the Shenandoah Valley and fought in numerous conflicts around Appomattox. The unit lost 45 killed and 101 wounded at First Manassas, and there were 59 disabled of the 275 engaged at First Kernstown. It sustained 33 casualties at Malvern Hill, 15 at Cedar Mountain, 105 at Second Manassas, 19 in the Maryland Campaign, and 66 at Chancellorsville. Twenty-three percent of the 236 at Gettysburg were killed, wounded, or missing. Only 1 officer and 18 men surrendered. The field officers were Colonels Arthur C. Cummings, Frederick W.M. Holliday, Edwin G. Lee, John F. Neff, and Abraham Spengler; Lieutenant Colonels George Huston and John R. Jones; and Majors Jacob B. Golladay and Philip T. Grace.

Possible, but doesn't seem likely, that this is also the Richard T. of the 7th Cavalry]

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