Valley of the Shadow

From Compiled Military Service Records at National Archives

Personal Information

Name: Andrew Davidson Long
Birthplace: Mt. Sidney
Date of Birth: March 9, 1844
Physical Description: --
Prewar Life: 1860 Census, Laborer, age 16, Northern District, Augusta Co.

Enlistment Records

Date of Enlistment: March 14, 1862
Place of Enlistment: Rude's Hill
Age at Enlistment: --
Occupation at Enlistment: --
Conscript Or Substitute: --

Service Information

Rank: Pvt.
Company: A
Transfer Company: --
Regiment: 5th Va. Inf.

Military Service Record

Promotions: --
Transfers and Other Services: --
Muster Sheet: Returned from hosp. 02-00-1863; reached home about 03-29-1865 on furlough and was apparently still there when Lee surrendered
Captured: May 12, 1862; Spotsylvania
Missing in Action: --
Prison: March 14, 1865; Old Capitol; Elmira; exchanged
AWOL (Absent without Leave): --
Deserted: --
Discharge: --
Paroled: --
Notes: --

Casualty Information

Killed in Action: --
Wounded in Action: May 12, 1864; Spotsylvania, left shoulder
Died of Disease: --
Died of Wounds: --
Hospital: Sprained ankle, hosp. 06-09-1862

Other Information

Personal Life: Married in Rockbridge Co. 1871; brother of Henry Long
Postwar Life: Moved to Texas 1872. Long's wartime recollections were recorded and published in narrative form by his son Walter in Austin Texas 1930 as Stonewall's Foot Cavalryman. The book was not published for sale and was distributed on a first come, first served basis. Last known member of Stonewall Brigade.
Date of Death: March 27, 1930
Place of Death: Ladonia
Burial Place: Ladonia
Cause Of Death: --
Epitaph: --
Dwelling # (1860 Census): 1176
Family # (1860 Census): 1181