Pvt James Roy Gordon, (CSA)

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Pvt James Roy Gordon, (CSA)

Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Death: November 06, 1923 (78)
Richmond City, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Richmond City, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Dr Thomas Christian Gordon, Sr and Martha Mary Meriwether Gordon
Husband of Evelyn Christian Gordon
Brother of Col William Westmore Gordon, (CSA)

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About Pvt James Roy Gordon, (CSA)

Company F "Essex Light Dragoons" of Essex County, 9th Virginia Cavalry, W.H.F. Lee's Brigade, Fitz. Lee's Division, Cavalry, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence was not listed.
Enlisted on 3/27/1864, he was mustered into "F" Co. VA 9th Cavalry as a Private.
Detailed from time of enlistment on Commissary duty thru March & April 1864 Rolls.
Absent, sick 8/20/1864; hospitalized with "fever int quot" 9/17/1864 in Chimborazo Hospital #4, Richmond, VA. until 10/31/1864 when transferred to Private Quarters; 11/15/1864 given 60-day Sick Furlough.
Hospitalized 3/5/1865 with "Hypertrophy Heart" in Chimborazo Hospital #4.
Oath of Allegiance 5/21/1865 Richmond, VA.

The 9th Cavalry Regiment was formed in January, 1862, using the 1st Battalion Virginia Cavalry as its nucleus. Its companies were from the counties of Stafford, Caroline, Westmoreland, Lancaster, Essex, Spotsylvania, Lunenburg, King William, King George, and Richmond.
It fought in the Seven Days' Battles, the conflicts at Gainesville, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Dumfries, Rapidan Station, Brandy Station, Upperville, Hanover, Gettysburg, Williamsport, Funkstown, Culpeper Court House, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, and Todd's Tavern. Later it skirmished around Richmond and Petersburg, then was active in the Appomattox operations.* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: May 30 2023, 3:49:15 UTC

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Pvt James Roy Gordon, (CSA)'s Timeline

February 17, 1845
Virginia, United States
November 6, 1923
Age 78
Richmond City, Virginia, United States
Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond City, Virginia, United States