Pvt. George Washington Newton (CSA)

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Pvt George Washington Newton

Birthdate: (76)
Birthplace: Stafford County, Virginia, United States
Death: July 4, 1917 (76)
White Oak, Stafford County, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Fredericksburg, Stafford County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Benjamin Newton and Catherine Newton
Husband of Susan Bowen Newton and Roxanne T Newton
Father of Alonzo Sorcuga Newton; Ann Price Jett; Katherine Green; Georgiana Newton; Eva May Jett and 2 others
Brother of Pvt. Abraham Franklin Newton (CSA); Pvt. William B. Newton (CSA); Mary A Limbrick; Susanna Newton and James Henry C Newton

Managed by: Kenneth Wayne Shelton
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About Pvt. George Washington Newton (CSA)

George Newton enlisted in Company A, Virginia 47th Infantry Regiment on 15 May 1861.

Son of Abraham and Catherine Snellings Newton. Brother of Abraham F. & William B., both of the 47th Virginia Infantry; Wife, Susan B. Montieth.

Company A of Stafford County, 47th Virginia Infantry, Field's Brigade, A.P. Hill's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Stafford County VA; a 20 year-old Laborer. Enlisted on 5/15/1861, he was mustered into "A" Co. VA 47th Infantry as a Private. Present or accounted for on all Rolls until hospitalized with fever 9/16/1864 Chimborazo Hospital, Richmond, VA.; granted 30-day Medical Furlough 10/2/1864. Present on 12/31/1864 final Roll. Paroled 5/6/1865 Fredericksburg, VA. --------------------------------------------------------------


Another Confederate Passes Over The River. Mr. George. W. Newton, one of the most highly esteemed citizens of Stafford County, passed away Wednesday, July 4th, at his home, near Montiethsville, after an illness of two weeks, of congestion of the lungs, aged 79 years. He was a tried soldier in the war of 1861-65, being a member of the 47th Va. Regt., whose record was equal to that of any regiment in the Confederate army, He served from start to finish and was at Appomattox when Lee surrendered. He came home after the war, married Miss Susie Montieth, who died about 9 years ago, and become a successful farmer and fisherman. He was a member of old White Oak Baptist Church. His friends were legion. He is survived by three sons and four daughters: Messrs. L.R. Newton, A.B. Newton, Alonzo Newton, Mrs. Larry Jett, Mrs. Eddie Jett, Mrs. Joseph Green and Mrs. Ernest Shelton, all of Stafford. Burial at White Oak Church, Friday at 3 p.m. Funeral at the same church on July 22 at 11:00 a.m. The Daily Star - July 5, 1917.

-------------------------------------------------------------- The 47th Infantry Regiment was formed in June, 1861, with men recruited in Caroline, Middlesex, Essex, and Stafford counties. During February, 1865, the 47th and 55th Regiments were consolidated.

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Pvt. George Washington Newton (CSA)'s Timeline

February 9, 1841
Stafford County, Virginia, United States
October 4, 1864
Age 23
Stafford, Stafford County, Virginia, United States
October 4, 1867
Age 26
Virginia, United States
June 17, 1870
Age 29
Stafford County, Virginia, United States
November 25, 1875
Age 34
Stafford, Stafford, VA, USA
August 12, 1878
Age 37
Stafford County, Virginia, United States
Age 37
Virginia, United States
March 2, 1884
Age 43
Virginia, United States
July 4, 1917
Age 76
White Oak, Stafford County, Virginia, United States