Tuesday, January 3, 2012

John Irvine Rusmisel Military Record (1861-1864)

John Irvine Rusmisel

John Irvine Rusmisel
Residence Highland County VA; a 26 year-old Laborer. Enlisted on 6/11/1861 at Hevener's Store, VA as a Private.

On 6/11/1861 he mustered into "F" Co. VA 25th Infantry (date and method of discharge not given) He was listed as: * On rolls 7/1/1861 (place not stated)

 * Detailed 9/25/1861 (place not stated) * Returned 10/31/1861 (place not stated) (Estimated day)

 * On rolls 4/30/1862 (place not stated) * Detailed 8/28/1862 Niter & Mining Bureau (Detailed by John Hiner, a contractor) * Detail denied 8/29/1862 (place not stated)

 * On rolls 2/28/1863 (place not stated) * On rolls 11/30/1863 (place not stated)

* POW 5/5/1864 Wilderness, VA * Confined 5/9/1864 Belle Plain, VA * Confined 5/17/1864 Point Lookout, MD

 * Confined 8/14/1864 Elmira, NY * Oath Allegiance 6/27/1865 Elmira, NY (Released)

Promotions: * 4th Corpl 12/13/1861 * 2nd Sergt 4/30/1862 (Estimated day)

   He was described at enlistment as: 5' 6.0", florid complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair Other Information: born 12/8/1834 in Augusta County, VA died 8/21/1900 in Green Valley, Bath County, VA Buried: Green Valley Cem., Bath County, VA (Postwar farmer) After the War he lived in Bath County,

VA Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.: - The Virginia Regimental Histories Series (c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com   

beccawilliamson1originally submitted this to Rusmisel Family Tree on 23 Mar 2010 on Ancestry.com