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My direct ancestors who were in the 'War Between the States".
by Deborah Shelton Wood

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Asa Barton Reynolds
Enlisted in Company G, 54th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 03 March 1863 Sources: The Virginia Regimental Histories Series
. (VARosterC) Published in 1987
Asa Barton Reynolds was in the VA 51st , Co. B and the
 VA 54th, Co. G   Confederate Infantry of Virginia. 
A CSA tombstone marks his grave
which is located in Carroll Co VA.
Grayson Co Va Pensioner list - Reynolds, A. B. 1902
His widow, Polly A. Reynolds applied for a widow pension.  She was Mary A. BRADNER. His first wife, was Susanna Spence.
 Pension images at Library of VA. Polly and Asa were my greatgrandparents.





Bluford Calhoun Coleman
 29 VA Inf. Reg. CSA Company D
Enlisted as a Private on 31 August 1862 in Carroll, VA
Hospitalized on 16 March 1863 at Petersburg, VA
Returned on 03 April 1863 at
Wounded on 12 May 1864 at Halfway House, VA [Shot in left arm].
Hospitalized on 13 May 1864 at Richmond, VA
Furloughed on 10 June 1864 at
Transferred on 29 December 1864
Transfered in Regiment RC on 29 December 1864 Sources: The Virginia Regimental Histories Series. 1987
Bluford aka Buford/Beauford, married Margaret "Maggie" Willard.
They are my greatgrandparents.


Rufus Hurst
of Wythe County, Virginia
Enlisted as a Private on 31 July 1861 in Wytheville, VA
Enlisted in Company B. 51st Infantry Regiment Virginia
Then joined The 22nd Regiment Virginia Cavalry, also known as
Bowen's Regiment Virginia Mounted Riflemen, which was
organized October 27, 1863. Rufus married Virginia E. Farmer.
Rufus and Jennie were my gg-grandparents.


Thomas Jackson Bradner
  Thomas J. Bradner
Company:    F 
Unit:  29 Virginia Infantry.  
 He was also in Co. E  of the Virginia Infantry. 
He was wounded in battle on May 16 1863 Drewery's Bluff
Library of VA pension documents show that he received a
gunshot wound in left arm and artillery shell in  right eye
pensioned at age 65 in 1888
Thomas J. Bradner and his wife, Jacksa Jane Shadrick lived in Carroll County, Virginia and were my gg-grandparents. 



Company: D Unit: 50 Virginia Infantry and
Company: C Unit: 24 Virginia Infantry.
Injured by gunshot wound to right wrist during
the Battle of Drury's Bluff, Virginia.
Isaac Farmer born in Grayson Co Va. on "Farmer's Mountain", made his home in Carroll Co, Virginia with wife, Nancy Early.
They were my ggg-grandparents.


Charles Madison Shelton
 of Patrick County, Va.
  Member of the 58th Virginia Infantry; Company H.  
Booker's/Wingfield's Co called Patrick Grays.
 He lost two brothers in the war.
Enlisted as a Private on 11 February 1863 in Patrick County, VA
at the age of 20.  POW on 03 May 1863 at Fredericksburg, VA
 Confined on 09 May 1863 at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC
Confined on 12 May 1863 at Fort Delaware, DE
Exchanged on 23 May 1863  Absent, without leave on 27 May 1863 
 Returned on 15 July 1863 at (Estimated day) POW on 19 September 1864 at Winchester, VA  Confined on 24 September 1864 at Point Lookout, MD Enlisted in Regiment RC on 18 October 1864   Shelton, Charles M. Corp. Co. D, 4th U.S. Vols. 9/ /1864-7/20/65    Sources:
 The Virginia Regimental Histories Series.  1987
Maddy and wife Nelia Frances Napier were my greatgrandparents.




William Willard
Enlisted as a Private on 01 April 1862 in Wythe County, VA Enlisted in Company D, 45th Infantry Regiment Virginia POW on 05 June 1864 at Piedmont, VA
Confined on 07 June 1864 at Camp Morton, IN
Exchanged on 26 February 1865 . Library of VA, Pension Application states Gladesborough Section of Carroll County, VA and that he was in the 5th VA Reg Co F
Grayson Co Va Pensioner's list 1900
William married Mary Ann Gray. They lived in Carroll Co., Va.
His father is Jackson Willard per his death record. William and Mary Ann were my great-great grandparents.


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