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NPS CWS&SS does not show any "Quinton" in any Virginia unit but did show

Thomas Quinton
Regiment Name 4th Arkansas Infantry
Side Confederate
Company I
Soldier's Rank_In Private
Soldier's Rank_Out Private
Film Number M376 roll 19

4th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry
4th (McNair's) Infantry Regiment [also called Southwestern Arkansas Regiment], assembled at Miller's Springs, Lawrence County, Arkansas, recruited its companies in Calhoun, Hempstead, Lafayette, Montgomery, Pike, and Polk counties. After fighting at Elkhorn Tavern, the unit was sent to Kentucky where it was active at Richmond. It then was assigned to General McNair's and D. H. Reynold's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. Soon after the Battle of Murfreesboro, the 4th Arkansas Battalion merged into the regiment and in August, 1863, the 31st Arkansas transferred to the 4th. It was involved at Jackson, participated in the campaigns of the army from Chickamauga to Atlanta, saw action in Tennessee under Hood, and was engaged at Averasboro and Bentonville. This unit was organized with 695 men, and reported 55 casualties at Elkhorn Tavern, 23 at Richmond, and 79 at Murfreesboro. The 4th/31st/4th Battalion lost twenty-four percent of the 385 engaged at Chickamauga. Few surrendered on April 26, 1865. The field officers were Colonels Henry C. Bunn and Evander McNair, Lieutenant Colonels James H. May and Samuel Ogden, and Major Jos. B. McCulloch.

Also in the unit:
Soldier Name Company Rank In Rank Out

Quinton, George H.
Co I Corporal Private

Quinton, J. H.
Co I Corporal Private


American Civil War Soldiers
Name: Edwin Nuckols ,
Occupation: Farmer
Enlistment Date: 9 May 1861
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 9 May 1861 at the age of 36.
Enlisted in Company G, 4th Cavalry Regiment Virginia on 9 May 1861.
Height: 5'10 "
Eye Color: grey
Hair Color: light
Complexion: light

4th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry
4th Cavalry Regiment completed its organization at Sangster's Cross Roads, Prince William County, Virginia, in September, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Prince William, Chesterfield, Madison, Culpeper, Powhatan, Gouchland, Hanover, Fauquier, Buckingham, and the city of Richmond. The unit was assigned to General J.E.B. Stuart's, F.Lee's, Wickham's, and Munford's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It participated in the Battle of Williamsburg, the Seven Days' Battles, and the Second Manassas and Maryland campaigns. Later the unit was involved in the conflicts at Fredericksburg, Kelly's Ford, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station, Upperville, Gettysburg, Bristoe, Mine Run, The Wilderness, Todd's Tavern, Spotsylvania, Haw's Shop, and Bethesda Church. The 4th went on to fight in the Shenandoah Valley with Early and around Appomattox. It totalled 450 effectives in April, 1862, and lost about three percent of the 544 engaged at Gettysburg. After cutting through the Federal lines at Appomattox, it was broken up. Only 2 members were present at the surrender. The field officers were Colonels Stephen D. Lee, William H. Payne, Beverly H. Robertson, William C. Wickham, and W.B. Wooldridge; Lieutenant Colonels Charles Old and Robert Randolph; and Majors Alexander M. Hobson and Robert E. Utterback.

NPS CWS&SS shows name as Nuckols, Edwin G.

1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Edwin G Nuckols
Age in 1860: 34
Birth Year: abt 1826
Birthplace: Virginia
Home in 1860: Upper Revenue District, Hanover, Virginia
Gender: Male
Post Office: Negrofoot
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Edwin G Nuckols 34
Sally Nuckols 25
Martha Nuckols 8
Matthew Nuckols 5
Edmonia Nuckols 3
India Nuckols 1


NPS CWS&SS shows:

Lassiter, L.B.
Confederate Cavalry
2nd Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry

Lassiter, Lafayette
Confederate Cavalry
14th Regiment, Texas Cavalry (Johnson's Mounted Volunteers)

Lassiter, Lemuel W.
33rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry

Lassiter, Leonard
Confederate Infantry
31st Regiment, North Carolina Infantry

Lassiter, Leroy
Confederate Artillery
3rd Battalion, North Carolina Light Artillery

Lassiter, Limual C.
Confederate Infantry
44th Consolidated Regiment, Tennessee Infantry

Does not show any L. Lassiter with Confederate Services but does show 20 other Lassiters serving with Virginia units.

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