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Re: Col John G. Kasey
Posted by: Robert Belair Date: June 30, 2001 at 16:44:52
In Reply to: Col John G. Kasey by Kasey of 29675

Here is info from HDS database:
John G. Kasey

Residence Bedford County VA;
Enlisted on 7/23/1861 at Chamblissburg, VA as a Captain.

On 7/23/1861 he mustered into "K" Co. VA 58th Infantry
(date and method of discharge not given)


He was listed as:
* Wounded 8/9/1862 Cedar Mountain, VA (While commanding regt)
* Returned 8/29/1862 (place not stated) (Estimated day)
* On rolls 10/15/1862 (place not stated)
* POW 5/3/1863 Fredericksburg, VA
* Exchanged 5/23/1863 (place not stated)
* Wounded 5/12/1864 Spotsylvania Court House, VA (Wounded hip)
* Returned 5/15/1864 (place not stated) (Estimated day)
* In command of regt 11/30/1864 (place not stated)
* In command of brgd 1/31/1865 Fort Stedman, VA
* POW 1/31/1865 Fort Stedman, VA
* Confined 2/5/1865 Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC
* Confined 2/9/1865 Fort Delaware, DE
* Released 7/24/1865 (place not stated) (No further record)

Promotions:
* Major 5/1/1862
* Lt Col 10/31/1862
* Colonel 1/31/1865

Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* 5/1/1862 from company K to Field & Staff

He was described at enlistment as:
5' 10.0", fair complexion, gray eyes, light hair

Other Information:
born in 1839 in Bedford Co, VA
died 1/19/1902 in Bedford Co, VA
Buried: Longwood Cem., Bedford Co, VA

(Postwar Deputy Sheriff, Bedford Co. 1870.)

After the War he lived in Bedford Co, VA

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

- The Virginia Regimental Histories Series
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com





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