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36th Va Infantry / Confederate Veterans

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Re: 36th Va Infantry / Confederate Veterans

Posted: 20 Nov 2011 5:48PM GMT
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Hello Steve, I saw your posting regarding the 36th Va Infantry/confedrate veterans. My wifes great, great grand father was Joseph Wade Cameron who served with that unit. He was from Bland county and fought in many battles. In 1864 at the Battle of Winchester he was taken prisoner, then being taken to harpers ferry. He was then sent too Point Look Out prison in Charles County Maryland and held there untill may of 1865. He was released after signing the oath. His oath that was signed is on display at point lookout. I also have copies of the muster rolls when he was held at point look out. In 1900 he was granted a pension because on the application he stated that he was struck on the head by a sword at the battle of winchester and could not work. He was granted the pension, $25.00 a month. On the other side, my wifes great grand father Lt. edward smith and his brother pvt. lyman smith on my wifes mother side fought for the north. 2nd conn. heavey artilery out of conn. One of the last battles they fought in was at cold harbor and lymon smith was killed there and is buried there. Joseph Cameron died in 1928 and is buried in bland county, edward smith died in the 40s and is buried up here in cecil county maryland which is where we live. I enjoy anything about the civil war and have a very large collection, to include an 1834 spring feild musket. I would enjoy heraing from you....charlie
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