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John Van Lew McCreery, 3rd Corporal, Capt. Wm. P. Palmer’s Company Virginia Light Artillery,* enlisted April 21, 186_ at Richmond for two [?] years, advanced to 3rd Sergeant, not dated, admitted Receiving & Wayside Hospital No. 9, Richmond, Va. October 6, 1863 transferred October 7 to Robinson, admitted to Howard’s Grove Hospital,, Richmond, December 18, 1863, Hepatitis, Chron., returned to duty January 4, 1864, admitted Receiving & Wayside Hospital June 17, 1864, transferred to Chimborazo Hospital No. 4, Richmond, Va. June 19, 1864, Dysentery Ac, transferred to Private Quarters June 23, returned July 23, furloughed 30 days July 23, 1864, receipted for an issue of clothing December 31, 1864, signed Parole Certificate at Richmond, Va. April 18, 1865

* This company was successively designated as Captain Shields’ Compand, Captain Palmer’s Company, Captain McCarthy’s Company and Captain Robert M. Anderson’s Company Virginia Light Artillery (1st Co. Richmond Howitzers)

Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia

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