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Re: Richmond Howitzers 1st VA Light Artillery Batt

Here is what I find in the Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com data base. I have not been able to track down their Compiled Service Records at Fold3. Will try next year.

Edward Stephens McCarthy

Residence was not listed; 25 years old.
Enlisted on 4/21/1861 at Richmond, VA as a Private.
On 4/21/1861 he mustered into "1st" Co. VA 1st Co. Howitzers Light Artillery
He was Killed on 6/4/1864 at Cold Harbor, VA
Promotions:
* 2nd Lieut 5/10/1861
* 1st Lieut 11/17/1861
* Capt 4/21/1864
born 2/21/1836 in Richmond, VA
Buried: Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond, VA

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Florence McCarthy, Private, Capt. Philip B. Stanard’s Company of Mounted Artillery,* enlisted May 10 at Richmond, Va. by Lt. Col. Selden for one year, appointed Corporal July 1, 1861, discharged February 2, 1862

* This company was incorporated in Company C, 38th Battalion Virginia Light Artillery

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Julian McCarthy

Residence was not listed; 17 years old.
Enlisted on 3/13/1862 at Yorktown, VA as a Private.
On 3/13/1862 he mustered into "2nd" Co. VA 2nd Co. Howitzers Light Artillery
He also had service in:
"Jones'" Co. VA Rich Howitzers Light Artillery
He was Surrendered on 4/9/1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA
He was listed as:
* Absent sick 4/21/1863 (place not stated)
* Returned 5/20/1863 (place not stated)
died in 1917 in Charlottesville, VA
Buried: Maplewood Cemetery, Charlottesville, Richmond, VA
After the War he lived in Richmond, VA

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Carlton McCarthy

Residence Richmond VA; 17 years old.
Enlisted on 11/8/1864 at Richmond, VA as a Private.
On 11/8/1864 he mustered into "2nd" Co. VA 2nd Co. Howitzers Light Artillery
He was Surrendered on 4/9/1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA
Other Information:
born 8/18/1847 in Richmond, VA
died 4/16/1936 in Richmond, VA
Buried: Riverview Cemetery, Richmond, VA
(Mother: Florence McCarthy. Mayor of Richmond, VA 1902-1908)

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William H. McCarthy

Residence Richmond VA;
Enlisted on 4/21/1861 at Richmond, VA as a Private.
On 4/21/1861 he mustered into "2nd" Co. VA 2nd Co. Howitzers Light Artillery
He was Surrendered on 4/9/1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA
Promotions:
* Corpl 7/19/1862
Other Information:
born in Richmond, VA
died 9/23/1919 in Riverton, Warren County, VA
Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
(Mother: Florence McCarthy)
After the War he lived in Richmond, VA

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Daniel Stephens McCarthy

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted on 4/21/1861 at Richmond, VA as a Private.
On 4/21/1861 he mustered into "1st" Co. VA 1st Co. Howitzers Light Artillery
(date and method of discharge not given)
He was listed as:
* Oath Allegiance 4/17/1865 Richmond, VA
Promotions:
* Corpl
* Sergt
* 2nd Lieut
Other Information:
died 2/19/1922 in Richmond, VA
Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
(Cousin: Edward S. McCarthy of same unit)
After the War he lived in Richmond, VA

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Daniel S. McCarthy

Residence was not listed;
Enlisted as a 2nd Lieutenant (date unknown).
"C" Co. VA Rich Howitzers Light Artillery

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- The Virginia Regimental Histories Series

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