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Thomas Arthur

Civil War Service Records, Part 1

A -- 8 Cav. -- Va.

Thos. Arthur,
Pvt, Co. I, 8 Reg't Virginia Cavalry.*

Appears on
Company Muster Roll
of the organization named above,

for May, 1863 to Oct 31, 1864.
Where  Tazewell.
By Whom  Capt Lewis.
Period  War.

Last paid:
By whom  Never paid

To what time {blank}, 186{_}.

Present or absent  Absent.
Remarks:  Captured June 5. 64
at Piedmont.

*This company was formerly Cavalry Company K, 22d Regiment Virginia Infantry.

Book Mark:  {blank}

{signed} W. Har{S}cott,


A -- 8 Cav -- Va

T Arthur
Pvt Co I 8 Regt Va Cav

Appears on a
of Prisoners under guard at Staunton, Va., June
8, 1864.
List dated Not dated, 186{_}.

Remarks: {blank}

List indorsed: "Roll of Prisoners of War captured by Genl. Hunter's forces and sent to Wheeling, Va., July, 1864."

Number of roll:
1{3} sheet 1

{signed} {AM} Crosby


A -- 8 Cav -- Va

T. {looks like small "x" or plus sign" between & over initials} S. Arthur
Pvt Co. I 8. Va. Cav.

Name appears as signature to a

Roll of Prisoners of War

paroled at Camp Morton, Ind., and forwarded via
Baltimore, Md., to Point Lookout, Md., for exchange,
in pursuance of instructions received
from the Commissary General of Prisoners, dated
Office of Commissary General of Prisoners,
Washington, D. C., Feb. 14, 1865.

Roll dated Headquarters Camp Morton, February
19, 1865.

Where Captured  Piedmont, Va.
When Captured  June 5, 1864.
Remarks {blank}

{N}umber of roll:
{58;} sheet 12

{signed} RW Br{adle}y

A -- 8 Cav. -- Va.

Thomas Arthur
Pvt. Co. I, 8 Reg't. Va. Cav.

Appears on a
of prisoners of war paroled May 1 to 31, 1865, at
various places in Virginia, West Virginia and

List dated Not dated, 186{_}.

Date May 30, 186{_}.
By whom given  Wm G{amm} Maj. & Pro. Ma{r}
Where given  Charleston W. Va
Remarks {blank}

Number of roll:
49; sheet 9

{signed} {I} A. Boyd


A. -- 8 Cav -- Va

Ths Arthur
Pvt Co I. 8 Reg Va Cav

Appears on a roll of
Prisoners of War
at Camp Morton, Indianapolis, Indiana.

When received  June 21, 1864.
Where captured  Piedmont Va.
When captured  June 5, 1864
Remarks, charges, &c.:  Transferred for
Exchange Feb 19 1865.

Camp Morton, Ind., Register No. 1; page 297

{signed} {can't read initials} {P}alten

Part 2 Part 3

Submitted by Pat Peckenpaugh.
Online transcriptions by Susan Shields Sasek.  Items in curly brackets { } are my notes or words/characters I had difficulty reading. 

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