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56th Virginia Infantry (CSA), US Civil War Project

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  • (CSA), James Madison Cheatwood, Jr. (1846 - 1931)
    Leanna Cheatwood filled out pension records in 1902. Stated husband died of old age in Roanoke County, Virginia. Served in 56 Virginia Infantry. "Sec Pension Roll" Company In his handwriting, he wrot...
  • Capt. (CSA) Robert Carter Nicholas, IV (1838 - 1881)
    Confederate Captain. Attended VMI and Hampden Sidney. Captain on Dick Garnett's staff; later a commisary officer. Post-War wholesale merchant in Richmond. Killed in a railroad accident. Never married. ...
  • Pvt.(CSA), Granville R Gibson (1836 - 1913)
    Granville Gibson (abt 1829-10 Mar 1913, Vandalia, Lewis, West Virginia) - Death Age: 84/Farmer/White/Married/Male. FHL Film Number: 825107. (*)The will for Granville Gibson names wife, Margaret, and ...

56th Virginia Infantry

Summary and Engagements

This is an umbrella project for all of the companies of the 56th Virginia Infantry. See the Related Projects for details.

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