Chew’s Battery

ATKINSON, ROBERT CHILTON.: b. 10/3/41 in Smithfield. Son of Hon. Archibald and Elizabeth Ann Chilton Atkinson. attended Lynchburg Military Institute and William and Mary.  enl. 4/61/ Pvt. Co. K 3rd Va Inf. Discharged 10/2/61. Trans. to 10th Va Cav as hosp. steward.  Detailed in Lynchburg hosp. after Gettysburg. Discharged 10/31/64. enl. Chew’s Battery 1864. Paroled at Isle of Wight 4/30/65. Attended U.Va. 1865-1866. m. Marry Tandy Bull in 1868. Pharmacist St.Louis Mo. 1894-1900. d. St. Louis 12/31/17.

CHEW, JOHN A.: QM Sgt enl 3/4/62 at Winchester as Sgt QM Sgt sometime between 9/62-10/63 Absent sick 11-12/63 On detached service 1-2/64 Present 3/64.

CHEW, ROGER PRESTON: b. 4/9/43 Loudoun County, Va. from Kabletown, Jefferson Co. grad. VMI 12/12/61. Drill master in Richmond 4/61. Assigned to the Lee battery at Monterey 7/15/61-9/61. Apptd. Capt. 4/23/62. Served with the 7th Va Cav. to 6/62. 11-12/63 on furlough. To Major, Horse Artillery 3/14/64. Lt Col. commanding Horse Artillery 2/8/65. Paroled at Greensboro, NC 5/3/65. M. Louisa Fontaine Washington 8/15/71. Postwar, farmer, real estate, and insurance. Member of the W.VA. Legislature 1882-1890. d. 3/16/21. buried Zion Episcopal Church.

CLIP(P), SAMUEL: Pvt. Enl Deserted 2/26/62 at Martinsburg.

CLIP(P), THOMAS: Pvt. Enl Deserted 2/26/62 at Martinsburg.

DECK, WILLIAM J.: b. 1839. enl. 5’7″ light complexion, dark hair, black eyes. 10/4/62 at Charles Town as Pvt. Present 9/62-8/63. Absent sick 9/7/63. Present 11/63-8/31/64. Paroled 4/21/65 at Winchester.

HOOFFMASTER, GEORGE W.: Pvt. enl. 11/13/61 at Charles Town. Disabled by wounded in leg at Dam #5, C&O Canal 12/8/61.

HOOFFMASTER S. WASHINGTON: Pvt. Only record shows him as a deserter 2/10/62 at Martinsburg.

KEPHART, JACOB: Pvt. Born in Frederick County, MD. 6′ dark complexion, brown eyes, dark hair. Blacksmith. Only record shows deserted 4/20/62 at Conrad’s Store.

LINE, JOHN D.:  Pvt. enl 11/13/61 at Charles Town Present. 9/62-2/63. Trans. to Imboden’s Brigade.

REILY, BENJAMIN FRANKLIN “FRANCIS”: enl. 7/20/63 at Berryville. WIA 10/11/63 at Brandy Station. at Chimborazo hosp. #5 10/14-11/11/63 with gunshot wound to right leg. Trans. to Lynchburg. Present 1-2/64. Present 3-5/64. App’td. Corp. 4/1/64 d. of wounds received at Trevillian Station 6/12/64.

THOMSON, JAMES WALTON: b.  10/28/43 in Jefferson Co.  Fought beside father at the attack on John Brown at Harpers Ferry. At 1st Manassas as aide to Jackson. absent 10/1-10/31/65. commanding company 11-12/63. Captain on service voucher 2/27-3/30/64. Appted. Major 3/1/65.  KIA 4/6/65 at High Bridge in Amelia Co. bur. Charlottesville, re-interred in the Stonewall Cem. Winchester.

WARE, NIMROD ANDERSON: b. 1846 Clarke Co. 6’2″ light complexion, brown hair, hazel eyes. Entered VMI 1862 for one year. enl. Chews Battery 6/5/63 at Culpeper CH. Present 6/5/63-8/31/64  Ware was in Neese’s gun section in 1864. Clothing issued 12/14/64. at Staunton Hosp. at Charlottesville Hosp 1/2-1/9/64 with scabies trans. Lynchburg. Paroled Charles Town 5/4/65. Attended U.Va 1868. obtained a position on a steamship line operating between Shanghai and Yokahoma. d. Nagasaki before 3/1881. Personal effects including the flag of the Stuart Horse Artillery were transfered back to Charles Town and the flag eventually turned over to Col. Chew.

ZOMBRO, JOHN L.: enl. 10/1/62 in Co. F. AWOL  7/8 and 9-10/64.