Gunn Confederate Soldiers from Virginia



Algernon B. Gunn (Confederate) son of James W., and Olive Sallard Gunn

 

Biographical data and notes:

- Born in Dinwiddie Court House, VA

Enlistment:

- Enlisted on Feb 17 1862 at Petersburg, VA as Private

Mustering information:

- Enlisted into G Company, 41st Inf (Virginia) on Feb 17 1862

Listed as:

- Sick on Feb 15 1863 at Rapphannock River (Estimated day)

- Returned on Mar 15 1863

- POW on May 2 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA

- Confined on May 5 1863 at Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC

- Exchanged on May 10 1863 at Washington, DC

- Hospitalized on May 15 1863 at Petersburg, VA (Hospitalized for anasacra)

- Transferred on Jun 21 1863 at Chimborazo Hospl, Richmond, VA (Hospitalized for remittent fever)

- Transferred on Jun 22 1863 at Huguenot Springs, VA

- Wounded on May 15 1864 at Spotsylvania Court House, VA (Estimated day)

- Hospitalized on May 16 1864 at Chimborazo Hospl, Richmond, VA (Estimated day wounds and gravel)

- Transferred on May 30 1864 at Huguenot Springs, VA (Estimated day)

- Returned on Sep 15 1864 (Estimated day)

- POW on Apr 2 1865 at Mulberry Run

- Confined on Apr 5 1865 at Point Lookout, MD

- Returned on Jun 13 1865


 

Birdine Gunn (Confederate) b. 1834 d. 1880 son of John Clayton, and Sarah Owens Gunn    

 

Biographical data and notes:

- Pre-enlistment occupation: Carpenter

Enlistment:

- 27 years of age at time of enlistment

- Enlisted on May 27 1861 at Lynchburg, VA as Second Lieutenant

Mustering information:

- Commissioned into E Company, 24th Inf (Virginia) on May 27 1861

Promotions:

- Promoted to First Lieutenant (Full, Vol) on May 10 1862

- Promoted to Captain (Full, Vol) on May 29 1864

Listed as:

- Furloughed (date not indicated)

- Wounded on Jul 3 1863 at Gettysburg, PA

- Wounded on May 16 1864 at Drewry's Bluff, VA

- Hospitalized on May 17 1864 at Chimborazo Hospl, Richmond, VA

- Furloughed on Jun 7 1864 (30 days)

- POW on Apr 2 1865 at Hatcher's Run, VA

- Oath Allegiance on Jun 18 1865 at Johnson's Island, OH (Released)

Sources for the above information:

- The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)


 

Dandridge C. Gunn (Confederate) b. 1825-d. 1909 son of Griffin and Jane Jordan Gunn

 

Enlistment:

- Enlisted as Captain

Mustering information:

- Commissioned into E Company, 5th Bn Reserves Inf (Virginia)

5th Virginia Infantry Battalion (Confederate)

- Organized on Sep 12 1864

- Mustered out on Feb 27 1865

Available statistics for total numbers of men listed as:

- Enlisted or commissioned: 813

- Died of disease: 5

- Died while prisoner of war: 1

- Transferred out: 3

Sources for the above information:

- Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records


 

Elisha G. Gunn (Confederate) b.c. 1837 d. Nov 1865 son of Burwell and Mary Shackleford Gunn

Biographical data and notes:
- Pre-enlistment occupation: Farmer
Enlistment:
- 34 years of age at time of enlistment
> - Enlisted on Apr 22 1861 at Nottoway Countty, VA as Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into G Company,

18th Inf (Virginia) on Apr 22 1861
Listed as:
- POW on Apr 6 1865 at Sailor's Creek, VA - Paroled on Jun 4 1865 at Point Lookout, MMD

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)


 

Eugene K. Gunn (Confederate) b. 1843 d. 1914

Eugen Kincaid Gunn, son of James William Frederick and Mary Ann Bullington Gunn

Biographical data and notes:
- Pre-enlistment occupation: Clerk
Enlistment:
- Enlisted on Jun 30 1861 at Richmond, VA aas Private
Mustering information:
- Discharged due to promotion from 12th Inf (Virginia)
- Commissioned into State Reserves (Virginiia)
- Enlisted into G Company, 12th Inf (Virginnia) on Jun 30 1861
- Transferred from State Reserves (Virginiaa) on Jan 1 1864 (Estimated day of transfer)
- Transferred to 12th Inf (Virginia) on Jann 1 1864
- Surrendered while serving in 12th Inf (Virginia) on Apr 9 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA
Promotions:
- Promoted (rank not indicated) (Full, Vol)) (date not indicated)
- Promoted to First Lieutenant (Full, Vol) (date not indicated) (As of VA State Reserves)
Listed as:
- POW on Jun 6 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA
- Confined on Jun 10 1864 at Point Lookout,, MD
- Exchanged on Feb 15 1865

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

James M. Gunn (Confederate) b. 1830 d.c. 1870-1880 son of James William Frederick and Mary Ann Bullington Gunn

Enlistment:
- Enlisted on Feb 4 1863 at Richmond, VA ass Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into F Company, 3rd Cav (Virginia) on Feb 4 1863
Listed as:
- POW on May 8 1864 at Spotsylvania, VA
> - Transferred on May 15 1864 at Fort Delawaare, DE (Estimated day)
- Paroled on Jun 4 1865 at Fort Delaware, DDE

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)


 

John B. Gunn (Confederate) 1829-1830 d. 1893son of James Freeman and Maria Bridgeforth Gunn

Enlistment:
- Residing in Dinwiddie County, VA at time of enlistment
- Enlisted on Mar 15 1862 as Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into B Company, 41st Inf (Virginnia) on Mar 15 1862
Listed as:
- Detailed on Mar 15 1862 at Norfolk, VA (EEstimated day drilled at fairground)
- Returned on Apr 11 1862
- Wounded on Jun 30 1862 at Glendale, VA (Gunshot in back)
- Hospitalized on Jul 3 1862 at Chimborazo Hospl, Richmond, VA
- Sick Furlough on Jul 13 1862 (Given 30 daays sick leave)
- Hospitalized on Nov 15 1862 at Richmond, VA (Hospitlaized for rheumatism)
- Detailed on Jan 15 1863 (Detailed on Provvost Guard, Anderson's)
- Returned on Apr 15 1863 (Estimated day) - POW on Jun 1 1864 at Cold Harbor, VA
- Confined on Jun 3 1864 at Point Lookout, MD
- Exchanged on Mar 11 1865 at Aiken's Landiing, VA
- Hospitalized on Mar 17 1865 at Chimborazoo Hospl, Richmond, VA (Hospitalized for scurvy)
- Sick Furlough on Mar 23 1865 (Given 30 daays)

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)


 

John H. Gunn (Confederate)

Enlistment:
- Residing in Pittsylvania County, VA at tiime of enlistment
- Enlisted on May 15 1862 at West Point, VA as Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into Jones' Company,

Pamunkey LA (Virginia) on May 15 1862
Listed as:
- On rolls on Oct 31 1862 (On rolls throughh 10/31/63)
- Furloughed on Dec 31 1863 (7 days)
- On rolls on Feb 29 1864 (On rolls throughh 02/28/65)
- Paroled on Apr 28 1865 at Richmond, VA
Sources for the above information:
-
Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

Jones M. Gunn (Confederate) b. 1808 d. 1871

Jones Mitchell Gunn son of Griffin and Dorothy Mitchell Gunn

Enlistment:
- Enlisted on Jun 4 1861 at Republican Grovve as Sergeant
Mustering information:
- Enlisted innto F Company

38th Inf (Virginia) on Jun 4 1861
Listed as:
- Admitted on Jan 22 1862 at Charlottesvillle, VA Hospl (With nephritis)
- Furlough on Jan 31 1862 (8 days)
- Admitted on May 28 1862 at Chimborazo Hosspl, Richmond, VA (With dysentery)
- Returned on Jun 9 1862

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

Joseph Gunn (Confederate) b. 1836 d. 1863

son of John Clayton and Sarah Owens Gunn

Enlistment:
- Enlisted on May 27 1861 at Lynchburg, VA as Second Sergeant
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into E Company, 24th Inf (Virginnia) on May 27 1861
- Died of wounds while serving in 24th Inf (Virginia) on Feb 2 1863 at Charleston, WV

Listed as:
- Wounded (date not indicated) at Frederickksburg, VA
Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)


 

Josiah M. Gunn (Confederate) 1838-1918
Josiah Melangthon Gunn son of James William Frederick and Mary Bullington Gunn


Enlistment:
- Enlisted on Apr 22 1861 at Camp Hill, VA as Sergeant
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into G Company, 15th Inf (Virginnia) on Apr 22 1861
- Surrendered while serving in 15th Inf (Virginia) on Apr 9 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA
Promotions:
- Promoted to First Lieutenant (Full, Vol) on Apr 25 1862
- Promoted to Captain (Full, Vol) on Jan 255 1863
Listed as:
- Wounded on May 16 1864 at Drewry's Bluff,, VA (Fractured side of scapula)
- Detailed on Dec 15 1864 (As historian forr regt)
53rd Inf (Virginia) on Sep 25 1862
Listed as:
- Absent, sick on Dec 31 1862
- AWOL on May 15 1863 (For 11 days)
- Courtmartialed on Jun 30 1863 (To forfeitt 10 days pay)
- POW on Apr 2 1865 at Dinwiddie Court Housse, VA
- Confined on Apr 4 1865 at City Point, VA<
- Confined on Apr 13 1865 at Point Lookout,, MD
- Oath Allegiance on Jun 13 1865 at Point Lookout, MD (Released)

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

Richard A. Gunn (Confederate)

Enlistment:
- Residing in Dinwiddie County, VA at time of enlistment
- Enlisted on Jul 20 1861 at Fort Powhatan,, VA as Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into 5th Inf Battn (Virginia) onn Jul 20 1861
- Transferred from 5th Inf Battn (Virginia)) on Sep 25 1862
- Transferred to G Company,

53rd Inf (Virginia) on Sep 25 1862
Listed as:
- Absent, sick on Dec 31 1862
- AWOL on May 15 1863 (For 11 days)
- Courtmartialed on Jun 30 1863 (To forfeitt 10 days pay)
- POW on Apr 2 1865 at Dinwiddie Court Housse, VA
- Confined on Apr 4 1865 at City Point, VA
- Confined on Apr 13 1865 at Point Lookout,, MD
- Oath Allegiance on Jun 13 1865 at Point Lookout, MD (Released)
Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

Richard B. Gunn (Confederate)

Richard Bullington Gunn, son of James William Frederick and Mary Ann Bullington Gunn

Biographical data and notes:
- Richard B. Gunn died on Oct 12 1907
- He is buried at Hollywood Cemetery, Richmmond, VA
- Attended Otey Battalion Reunion, Richmondd, VA 1878 & 1887.
Enlistment:
- Residing in Richmond, VA at time of enlisstment
- Enlisted on Apr 14 1862 at Richmond, VA aas Second Lieutenant
Mustering information:
- Commissioned into A Company,

13th Battn LA (Virginia) on Apr 14 1862
Promotions:
- Promoted to Jr. Second Lieutenant (Full, Vol) on Apr 14 1862
- Promoted to Sr. Second Lieutenant (Full, Vol) on Nov 3 1862
Listed as:
- Wounded on Sep 10 1862 at Fayetteville, WWV (Slight wound)
- Detailed on Jan 15 1865 (As acting Ordnannce Officer for Battalion)

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)


 

Robert C. Gunn (Confederate) 1830-1865

son of Burwell and Mary Shackleford Gunn

Biographical data and notes:
- Pre-enlistment occupation: Farmer
Enlistment:
- 32 years of age at time of enlistment
> - Enlisted on Apr 27 1861 at Nottoway Countty, VA as Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into G Company, 18th Inf (Virginnia) on Apr 27 1861
Promotions:
- Promoted (rank not indicated) (Full, Vol)) (date not indicated)
Listed as:
- Absent sick on Aug 1 1861
- Wounded on Jun 27 1862 at Gaines' Mill, VVA
- On rolls on Dec 31 1864

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

Robert S. Gunn (Confederate) b 1832 d. 1890-1900

Robert Semple Gunn, son of James William Frederick and Mary A. Bullington Gunn

Biographical data and notes:
- Pre-enlistment occupation: Farmer
Enlistment:
- Enlisted on Mar 25 1862 at Jamestown, VA as Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into E Company, 10th Battn HA (VVirginia) on Mar 25 1862
- Discharged due to disability from 10th Battn HA (Virginia) on Mar 10 1863
Listed as:
- Sick on May 20 1862 at Henrico County, VAA (Sick through 10/02/62)

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

Samuel Harrison Gunn (Confederate) born 1832 died 1904

son of James Freeman and Maria Bridgeforth

Enlistment:
- Enlisted on Jun 11 1861 at Fletcher's Chaapel, VA as Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into H Company, 9th Inf (Virginiia) on Jun 11 1861
- Transferred from 9th Inf (Virginia) on May 8 1862
- Transferred to 28th Battn (Virginia) on MMay 8 1862

Biographical data and notes:
- Samuel H. Gunn died on Apr 14 1904 at Belllows Storre
- He is buried at John B. Gunn Cemetery, Lunenburg, VA

Enlistment:
- Residing in Lunenburg, VA at time of enliistment
- Enlisted on Jun 11 1861 at Lunenburg, VA as Private

Mustering information:
- Enlisted into H Company, 59th Inf (Virginnia) on Jun 11 1861
Listed as:
- POW on Apr 6 1865 at Burkeville, VA
- Confined on Apr 7 1865 at Point Lookout, MD (Estimated day)
- Oath Allegiance on Jun 13 1865 at Point LLookout, MD (Released)

Mustering information:
- Enlisted into C Company, 28th Battn Inf ((Virginia)

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)


 

Thomas B. Gunn (Confederate) 1844-1917

son of William B., and Mary Frances Jones Gunn

Enlistment:
- Enlisted on Jun 15 1864 at Nottoway Countty, VA as Private
Mustering information:
- Drafted into B Company, 1st Battn Inf (Viirginia) on Jun 24 1864

Mustering information:
- Enlisted into B Company, 1st Bn Loc Def IInf (Virginia)

Listed as:
- On rolls on Feb 15 1865 (Present, no furtther record)

 

Thomas H. Gunn (Confederate) 1842-1888

son of James Pleasant and Regina Clarke Gunn

Enlistment:
- Enlisted as Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into C Company, 1st Battn Loc-D Cav (Virginia)
Sources for the above information:
-
Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records

 

Thomas J. Gunn (Confederate) 1836-1863

son of Burwell and Mary Shackleford Gunn

Biographical data and notes:
- Pre-enlistment occupation: Farmer
Enlistment:
- 24 years of age at time of enlistment
- Enlisted on Apr 22 1861 at Nottoway Countty, VA as Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into G Company, 18th Inf (Virginnia) on Apr 22 1861
- Presumed dead while serving in 18th Inf (Virginia) on Jul 3 1863 at Gettysburg, PA (Missing)
Listed as:
- Wounded on Jun 27 1862 at Gaines' Mill, VVA
- Missing on Jul 3 1863 at Gettysburg, PA
Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

William Gunn (Confederate) 1840 died bet 1910-1920

William Anthony Gunn son of John Clayton and Sarah Owens Gunn

Biographical data and notes:
- Pre-enlistment occupation: Laborer
Enlistment:
- Residing in Pulaski County, VA at time off enlistment
- Enlisted as Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into I Company, 50th Inf (Virginnia)
- Deserted from 50th Inf (Virginia) on Oct 23 1862
Listed as:
- Absent without leave on Oct 8 1862

Promotions:
- Promoted (rank not indicated) (Full, Vol)) (date not indicated)
Listed as:
- POW on May 23 1862 at Lewisburg, WV
- Confined on May 25 1862 at Camp Chase, OHH (Estimated day)
- Exchanged on Aug 25 1862 at Vicksburg, MSS

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

William Frederick Gunn (Confederate) b. 1829 died 1860-1870

son of James William Frederick and Mary Ann Bullington Gunn

Enlistment:
- Residing in Mount Hope, Henrico County, VVA at time of enlistment
- Enlisted on Apr 22 1861 as Second Lieutennant
Mustering information:
- Commissioned into G Company, 15th Inf (Viirginia) on Apr 22 1861
- Transferred from 15th Inf (Virginia) on NNov 5 1862
- Transferred to Rives' Company, Nelson LA (Virginia) on Nov 5 1862

Listed as:
- POW (date not indicated)
- On rolls on Apr 6 1863 at Headquarters, RRichmond Defenses
- Quarters commutated on Nov 7 1863 at Richhmond Defences (Through 11/30/63)
- Furloughed on Nov 17 1864
- Commanding section on Jan 15 1865 (Commannding section A, Rives Btry)
- Furloughed on Feb 20 1865 (15 days)
- Paroled on Apr 17 1865

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

William N. Gunn (Confederate) 1840 died after 1910 Lee County, Va

son of James and Jane Gunn

Biographical data and notes:
- Born in Hamilton, TN
Enlistment:
- 22 years of age at time of enlistment

 - Enlisted on Jul 15 1861 at Lee County, VA as Private
Mustering information:
- Returned from 64th Inf (Virginia) (Belongged to another command and was released to them)
- Enlisted into G Company, 48th Inf (Virginia) on Jul 15 1861
- Enlisted into K Company, 64th Inf (Virginnia) on Sep 22 1862
Listed as:
- Hospitalized on Oct 3 1861
- Furloughed on Feb 13 1862
- Returned on Feb 28 1862
- Wounded on Jul 3 1863 at Gettysburg, PA ((Partial paralysis of left arm)
- Hospitalized on Jul 12 1863 at Farmville,, VA
- Furloughed on Jul 28 1863 (40 day sick leave)
- POW on Apr 29 1865
- Paroled on Apr 30 1865 at Cumberland Gap,, KY

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

William R. Gunn (Confederate) 1844-1908

son of William and Mary Catherine Richmond Gunn

Biographical data and notes:
- Pre-enlistment occupation: Lawyer
Enlistment:
- Residing in Ripley, WV at time of enlistmment

- Enlisted as Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into B Company, 22nd Inf (Virginia)
Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

William Richmond Gunn (Confederate) 1844-1908

son of William and Mary Catherine Richmond Gunn

Biographical data and notes:
- Born in Ohio County, VA
- William Richmond Gunn died on May 19 19088
- He is buried at Lone Oak Cemetery, Point Pleasant, WV
- Founder of Gunn's Rangers which became Coo D, 8th VA Inf. Postwar served in WV Legislature.
Enlistment:
- 30 years of age at time of enlistment
> - Enlisted on Sep 18 1862 as Captain
Mustering information:
- Commissioned into D Company, 8th Cav (Virrginia) on Sep 18 1862
Listed as:
- POW on Dec 6 1863 at Union County, TN
- Confined on Dec 15 1863 at Louisville, KYY
- Escaoed on Jan 18 1864 at Enroute To Campp Chase, OH (Escaped from train)
- Detailed on Feb 28 1865 at New Bridge Chuurch, VA (To bring in absentees)

Sources for the above information:
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)

 

William T. Gunn (Confederate) 1836 -1904

son of James A., and Susan Taylor Gunn

Enlistment:
- Enlisted on May 16 1861 at Williamsburg, VA as Private
Mustering information:
- Enlisted into Richardson Company, James City LA (Virginia) on May 16 1861
Listed as:
- Furloughed on Feb 21 1864 (Furloughed thrrough 02/28/64)
- On rolls on Dec 31 1864 (On rolls throughh this date)

Sources for the above information:
-
Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
-
The Virginia Regimental Histories Series, (1987)