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Confederate Veteran Reunion, 1908

Confederate Reunion at Buckingham Courthouse, 1908

Name:  Confederate Veteran Reunion at Buckingham Courthouse

Date:  1908

Image Number:  B40cdB15

Comments:  The 1908 Reunion of Confederate Veterans at Buckingham Courthouse in Buckingham, Virginia, drew soldiers and their families from Buckingham County, Albemarle County, and surrounding counties.  According to the Housewright Museum in Buckingham, the following is an incomplete list of attendees at this reunion:

Simeon Allen, Van Anderson, Ellie Bondurant, Dr. Lee Bondurant, Curtis Nunley Branch, Charlie Bullard, Mr. Chick, Miss Laura Claiborne, Temple Claiborne, Frederick Coleman, J. Lee Coleman, John H. Dunevant, Judge Duke, Jim Clark Epperson, Cock Garnett, Tom Garnett, George Walker Gilmer, Mrs. Alice S. Glover, Mrs. Mary Guthrie, John Guthrie, Jim Harden, Mr. Hardiman, James Dabney Harris, Mrs. Alice Hickok, Mrs. Annie Irving, Dr. J.H. Mitchell, Captain Sam Mosley, Mrs. Bertie Nowlin, George Patterson, John Peal, William Peal, Lewis Pearson, Mary Pearson, Preston Pearson, Jonathan Pitts, Daniel Pollard, Samuel P. Price, Rev. H.T. Ranson, Nathaniel Robertson, Billie Rosen, Frank Shepherd, Addie Spencer, Rev. J.J. Spencer, Mrs. Nannie M. Spencer, Samuel Spencer, Sidney Spencer, Mrs. Bolling H. Terrell, Mr. Winfrey, Bill Williams, and others.

Included in this photo are soldiers from the 19th VA Infantry, 43rd VA Cavalry, and 56th VA Infantry.  Use the image below as a guide to the identities of several Scottsville area soldiers:

1) Jonathan Pitts, Scottsville, Private, Co. C, 19th VA Infantry
2) George Walker Gilmer, Howardsville, Private, 43rd VA Cavalry
3) Curtis Nunley Branch, Manteo, Private, Co. D, 56th VA Infantry
4) James Dabney Harris, Buckingham County, Private, Co. A, 57th VA Infantry

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Image Located On:  Capturing Our Heritage, CDB15

Confederate Reunion at Buckingham Courthouse, 1908



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