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97th Virginia Militia      
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warner royal beahm - Private   
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Contact Name:  tom jacobs
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Date Added:  12/13/2009
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Reuben Long - Private   
'For Old Virginia'
Contact Name:  Michael Bulas
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Date Added:  11/15/2012
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Shepherd McCoy - Unknown   
Sex: M
ALIA: /McKAY/
Birth: 12 OCT 1830 in NEAR LURAY,VA.
Death: 4 JAN 1900 of CONSUMPTION
Event: Event 1 1878 CHANGED NAME FROM MCkAY TO McCOY
Occupation: MERCHANT-GEN. MDSE, HUMES RUN 1890'S-1900
Residence: HUMES RUN, VA.
Event: Ethnicity/Relig. PRIVATE-CIVIL WAR UNDER HIRAM KITE
Event: Comment 1 STORE WAS POST OFFICE.
Event: Comment 2 HE HAD A POWDER WHICH HE USED AS AN
Event: Comment 3 INHALEANT FOR ASTHMA HE DIED OF
Event: Comment 4 GALLOPING CONSUMPTION. BURIED IN FAM.CMTR.


had seven children:

Shepherd McCoy
Home in 1880: Stone Wall, Rockingham, Virginia
Age: 50
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: Virginia
Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
Spouse's Name: Loucynda
Father's birthplace: Virginia
Mother's birthplace: Virginia
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Occupation: Farmer
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Male
House Number: 14186105
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Household Members: Name Age
Shepherd McCoy 50
Loucynda McCoy 50
Kertes W. McCoy 20
Henry D. McCoy 19
Sarah C. McCoy 16
Thomas U. McCoy 13
Robert McCoy 11
Dixia McCoy 9
Eugene McCoy 7
Contact Name:  Charles Wertz
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Date Added:  8/30/2011
Company B
Dorilas Jackson Martz - Corporal   
Just surfing around trying to find out about my family history
Contact Name:  Renee Hawkins
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Date Added:  9/19/2017
Company C
Joseph Estep - Private   
CSA Unit: Company C, 97th Militia Infantry Regiment Virginia.
(Spitler's). Enlisted as a Private
(Kinship to Norman P. Miller : 1st cousin 3 times removed, Father’s side)
Contact Name:  Norman P. Miller
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Date Added:  2/1/2008
Company C
Aaron Hammond - Private   
Aaron died 15 Oct 1863. My question? Did he die in battle? If so, where? Did he die from wounds received earlier? Where would he have been fighting? He is buried at St. John's United Church of Christ Cemetery, Hudson's Crossroads, VA.
Contact Name:  Judy Cressler Brown
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Date Added:  3/15/2012
Company C
Amos Ryan - Unknown   
CSA Unit: Company C, 97th Virginia Militia (Kinship to Norman P Miller: Husband of Great Grandaunt)
Contact Name:  Norman P Miller
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Date Added:  11/14/2009
Company C
Samuel Frederick Will - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Charles B. Will
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Date Added:  1/11/2011
Company E
James Harvey Keyser - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Staruch
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Date Added:  1/30/2013
Company E
Isaac B. Strickler - Private   
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Contact Name:  Shawnlee von Lunen
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Date Added:  11/2/2010
Company E
Andrew Jackson turner - Private   
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Contact Name:  Harold H Heiston Jr
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Date Added:  4/12/2015
Company F
George Stoneback - Unknown   
Unit disbanded by Stonewall Jackson. Most went either to CSA Regulars - 10th or 33rd Virginia Infantry.
Contact Name:  Bill Stoneback
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Date Added:  7/7/2017
Company G
Romanus T Dellinger - Private   
Prior to serving in 12th Virginia Cavalry.
Contact Name:  Ken Dellinger
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Date Added:  12/8/2009
Company G
Andrew Jackson Estep - Unknown   
CSA Unit : Company G, 97th Virginia Militia. also served in
Company C, 7th Virginia Cavalry and Company C, 8th Battalion Virgini Reserves (Kinship to Norman P. Miller : 2nd Great-grandfather, Father’s side)
Contact Name:  Norman P. Miller
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Date Added:  2/1/2008
Company H
Harvey Burke - Unknown   
I have a copy of his muster from 1861
Contact Name:  Bobby Anderson
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Date Added:  3/22/2008
Company H
James Lafayette Hitt - Private   
James Lafayette Washington Hitt was a private in Company H, 2nd Regiment, 7th Brigade, 97th Virginia Militia
Contact Name:  Leon Samuels
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Date Added:  2/18/2013
Company H
John Nicholas Lawson - Corporal   
John N. Lawson - confederate war veteran - 58th Virginia Milita Company A, and 97th Virginia Milita, Company H. Served as a soldier in Civil War for 4 years. Action against the men of General Meade at Gettysburg in July 1863. (Note married during war) Wounded in the leg in one of various battles in the Valley of Virginia.. Pension Rolls of Virginia Confederate Veterans, #2882 on Act Dec 31, 1903. Signed by John N. Lawson on May 6, 1908. Cause of disability hernia caused by truss.

John Nicholas Lawson, David Lawson, and Emanual Lawson (all brothers) were Confederate war veterans.

John Nicholas Lawson enlisted on July 4, 1861 with Company H, 2nd Regiment, 7th Bridage, 97th Virginia Milita ( Col. Mann Spitlers Va Milita). He served July 25, 1861 - Sep 11, 1861; and Dec 31, 1861- Mar 15, 1862. He enlisted as a Private, and promoted to Corporal on Aug 22, 1861. He was reported AWOL on 2 July 1861, and listed as a deserter on 21 July 1861. Suspect this was misunderstanding because he was listed as present on 21 July 1861. He enlisted in Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, VA - along with his brothers. From Dec 31, 1861 - 15 Mar 1862 he was assigned to Compamy A, 4th Regiment, 7th Brigade, 58th Virginia Milita.

The 97th Regiment Virgina Milita (also known as Colonel Mann Spitlers Regiment) and 2nd Regiment, 7th Brigade Virgina Milita was called out by proclamation of thr Governor of Virginia dated July 13, 1861. Col Splitler's command consisted of all milita by proclamation by the Governor of Virginia, dated 13 July 1861, under the requisition from the President of the C.S., calling into immediate service the milita of all counties north of the James River and east of the Blue Ridge, as well as all milita in the valley north of the James River. .proclaimed by Adjutant Generals Office, Richmond dated Dec 14, 1861
Contact Name:  William Lawson
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Date Added:  7/8/2008
Company I
Andrew Jackson Rhinehart - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Harold H Heiston Jr
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Date Added:  2/7/2015
Company K
John Knight Jr. - Private   
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Contact Name:  Robert Knight
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Date Added:  12/10/2008
Company L
George Washington Beahm - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  robert grant
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Contact Homepage:  rdgrant100@yahoo.com
Date Added:  5/19/2017
Company L
Gordanus Dovel - Private   
disbanded in April 1862 from the 97th. later served with the 33rd Regiment Virginia Ifantry company H. 4th great Uncle
Contact Name:  Jeff Ladd
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Date Added:  3/9/2009
Company L
Joseph Heiston - Private   
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Contact Name:  Harold H Heiston Jr
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Date Added:  2/11/2014
Company L
Pleasant Morris - Private   
Source: Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records in Ancestry.com
Contact Name:  Glyndon Morris
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Date Added:  6/20/2014
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