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Virginia Light Artillery (CSA), US Civil War Project

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  • Stapleton Crutchfield, Colonel, CSA (1835 - 1865)
    Find A Grave Stapleton Crutchfield served as a Confederate artillerist in the American Civil War. He was closely associated with Stonewall Jackson until the latter's death. Crutchfield lost a leg i...
  • Isaac Thompson McAlister, (CSA) (deceased)
    He and his brother Robert were members of their local Pennsylvania militia when they were young men. In the 1850s Thompson moved to Virginia, where he became sympathetic with the Southern cause. When w...
  • Major William Gilham (CSA) (1818 - 1872)
    William Henry Gilham (January 13, 1818 - November 16, 1872) was an American soldier, teacher, chemist, and author. A member of the faculty at Virginia Military Institute, in 1860, he wrote a military...
  • Lt. Colonel John J. Garnett (CSA) (1839 - 1902)
    John J. Garnett was only briefly a Third Corps battalion commander. He failed to make the grade as an artillery officer, even though he almost graduated from West Point. Born in May 1839 in Westmor...
  • Major John Pelham (CSA) ("The Gallant Pelham") (1838 - 1863)
    ) John Pelham (September 7, 1838 – March 17, 1863) was an artillery officer who served with the Confederate cavalry under J.E.B. Stuart during the American Civil War. Dubbed "The Gallant Pelham" for ...

Virginia Light Artillery

This is an umbrella project for all of the Virginia Light Artillery units. See the Related Projects for details.

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