Posted By:sandra ferguson
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Subject:Deserted....Camp Selden, VA
Post Date:April 07, 2011 at 17:47:13
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I was looking at some research material and came upon something I had forgotten about. My ancestor, George H. Bullard, of Fredericksburg, was apparently a deserter from the War of 1812, but this didn't seem to carry any sort of social stigma, and he went on to be a successful planter, manufacturer of farm implements, and a church elder. I wonder how this could be?
He was in the 16 Regiment (Waller's) Virginia Militia, War of 1812....a pvt in the Capt John Quarles' Co ....the company muster roll was from Aug 26 through Sept 22nd, 1814....roll Dated at Camp Selden that I think was near Fredericksburg...in remarks, it says deserted, and nothing more.
On the cover paper it says card numbers
38777016, 38777059, 38777299, and 38777449 Would there be other information on these "cards"? and if so, where would I find them?