Goodson, Lockhart and Allied Families

Notes


Robert Leander SNAVELY

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1  _MILT
2  DATE 18 APR 1863
2  PLAC Co. I, 27 Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, CSA

1.  From the family sheets of  Connie Cameron: Leander was enlisted on Co I, 27 Batt'n Virgin ia Cavalry on April 18, 1863 by Captain E. S. Bishop.  The 27 Batt'n Virginia Cavalry, Partis an Rangers, or Mounted Rifles (also known as Trigg's Battalion Partisan Rangers), was organiz ed about September 1, 1862. Captain Lyle's Company was added and designation changed to the 2 5th Regiment Virginia Cavalry (also known as Lee's Rangers).  He was wounded oin battle Augus t 29, 1864 near Smithfield, Virginia charging thw enemy.  He was shot through the right thig h with the ball entering 4 inches above his knee, ranging upwad and coming out 6 or 7 inche s below the hip joint.  He was admitted to the C.S.A. General Hospital at Charlottesville, Vi rginia September 20, 1864 and was discharged September 26, 1864.  He resumed his furlough aft er being discharged from the hospital and was captured some time after that.  He was then par ol;ed at Cumberland Gap, Kentucky on April 29, 1865 and returned to Lee County, Virginia wher e he first enlisted.


John Foster SNAVELY

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1  _MILT
2  PLAC Co. I, 27 Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, CSA


In Julia Ann Snavely's application for a confederate pension, she stated they lost practicall y everything they possessed, including his warrecords and discharge, in the Galveston flood o f 1900.