Valley of the Shadow

From Compiled Military Service Records at National Archives

Personal Information

Name: Charles Brooks
Birthplace: Near Waynesboro
Date of Birth: November 15, 1839
Physical Description: Height 5'9, eyes dark, hair dark, complexion dark
Prewar Life: Student at Washington College; Resident of Augusta Co.

Enlistment Records

Date of Enlistment: July 7, 1861
Place of Enlistment: Lexington
Age at Enlistment: 22
Occupation at Enlistment: Student at Washington College
Conscript Or Substitute: --

Service Information

Rank: Pvt.
Company: I
Transfer Company: --
Regiment: 4th Va. Inf.

Military Service Record

Promotions: --
Transfers and Other Services: Reenl. in Co. F, 43rd Btn. Va. Cav., 12-05-1864
Muster Sheet: Pres., 12-31-1864
Captured: --
Missing in Action: --
Prison: --
AWOL (Absent without Leave): --
Deserted: --
Discharge: --
Paroled: --
Notes: --

Casualty Information

Killed in Action: --
Wounded in Action: August 28, 1862; 2nd Manassas, bruised ankle
Died of Disease: --
Died of Wounds: --
Hospital: --

Other Information

Personal Life: --
Postwar Life: Living in Waynesboro in 1909
Date of Death: January 23, 1920
Place of Death: --
Burial Place: Riverview Cem., Waynesboro
Cause Of Death: --
Epitaph: --
Dwelling # (1860 Census): 532
Family # (1860 Census): 573