Grayson Co., VA,
and Ashe/Alleghany Co., NC, Resources
From an excellent collection of area records, New River Notes.
Families referred to in these records are
Halsey, Gambill, McMillan, Hackler, Landreth, and Grayson, among others.
Halsey and Hackler found in Civil War records
(from New River Notes)
The following compilation of Civil War Soldiers
from Ashe and Alleghany County, North Carolina is presented to
make your research easier. If you would like to have copies of
the origianal records, please obtain NATF Form 80 from the
National Archives, in Washington, DC, complete it and return it,
along with the proper fee. I do not have copies of these records.
I am however, eager to learn as much about any and all of these
men as possible. If you can supply additional biographical
information, it would be appreciated. The information I would
like on each person is their exact birth date, and place,
occupation, place (community) of residence, date and place of
Some explanations seem in order, as to the abbreviations used in this compilation:
1st Lt - First Lieutenant
2nd Lt - Second Lieutenant
AlCC - Alleghany County Census
AsCC Ashe County Census.
AWOL - Absent without leave
B. - Born
BN - Battalion
Bro. - Brother
Cem. - Cemetery
Co. - Company or County
COL - Colonel
Corp. - corporal
Capt. - Captain
CSA - Confederate States Army
D. - Died
DFR - Dropped from the Roll
disch - Discharged
Enl. - Enlisted
GCC - Grayson County Census
HH# Household number
Hosp - Hospitalized
KIA - Killed in Action
Lt.Col. - Lieutenant Colonel
MAJ - Major
NFR - No further record.
Ord. - Ordnance
POW - Captured/Prisoner of War
Prom. - Promoted
PWR - Post War Roster or Record
Regt. - Regiment
Res. - Resident of
rlsd - released
SCC - Smyth County Census
SGT - Sergeant
V.S. - gunshot wound
USA - United States Army (or of America), note context.
WIA - Wounded in Action
ASHE/ALLEGHANY COUNTY, NC
HALSEY, ALEXANDER LEMUEL: Capt., Co. B, 4th VSL. Commissioned Capt. of Cav. on 6/15/62. On August's 1/27/63 list of VSL Officers. Later served in Co. I2, 21st Va. Cav., Enl. on 4/1/63 at Wytheville.
HALSEY, ANDREW, 18, 1860 AlCC HH#108.
HALSEY, CASWELL: 40, Farmer, 1860 AlCC HH#142. Co. B, 5th NC Sr. Reserves, Enl. 7/13/64 at Flint Hill, Ashe Co., NC. AWOL on 2/28/65. Age 52, Farmer, 1870 AlCC.
HALSEY, FRANKLIN, 31, Farmer, 1860 AlCC HH#109.
HALSEY, FRANKLIN B.: 21, 1860 AlCC HH#108. Co. A, 9th NC Cav. He was a Res. of Alleghany Co. and Enl. in Ashe Co. on 6/6/61, age 22. AWOL from 7/27/63-2/14/64. In Petersburg, VA 10/28/64 with wound in left hand. Transferred to Raleigh, NC on 11/11/64, then NFR. Age 31, Farmer, 1870 AlCC.
HALSEY, GRANVILLE: 16, Laborer, 1860 AlCC HH#106. Co. K, 37th NC Inf. Native of Ashe Co., Res. of Alleghany Co., where he Enl. on 9/15/61, age 17. MWIA at Chancellorsville, VA on 5/3/63, died in a Richmond, VA hospital on 8/14/63.
HALSEY, HAMILTON: 40, Farmer, 1860 AlCC HH#416, Co. B, 5th NC Sr. Reserves, Enl. 7/13/64 at Flint Hill, Ashe Co., NC. Pres. on 2/28/65. Age 50, Farmer B. VA, 1870 AlCC.
HALSEY, IRA M.: 25, Farmer, 1860 AlCC HH#106. Sgt., Co. K, 37th NC Inf. Native of Ashe Co., res. of Alle- ghany Co., where he Enl. on 9/15/61, age 18. WIA at Cedar Mountain, VA on 8/9/62, returned to duty before 11/1/62. Promoted to Corp. on 2/1/64 and to Sgt. before 2/28/65. Deserted to enemy on 2/25/65, took oath in Washington, DC on 3/1/65. Age 50, Farmer, 1870 AlCC.
HALSEY, JAMES P.: Co. K, 21st VA Cav. Enl. on 7/15/63. MWIA and taken POW at Morristown, TN on 11/6/63. Died on 12/10/63.
HALSEY, JOHN, 20, Laborer, 1860 AlCC HH#142. 3rd Corp.: Co. K, 37th NC Inf. Native Res. of Alleghany Co., where he Enl. on 9/15/61, age 21. Promoted to Corp. by 10/31/62. WIA in shoulder at some point, in hospital in Richmond on 7/2/62, returned to duty by 11/1/62. WIA in arm at Fredericksburg, VA on 12/13/62, reduced to ranks by 8/31/63, absent thru 10/19/64, when retired to Invalid Corps.
HALSEY, JOSIAH, 45, Farmer, 1860 AlCC HH#108.
HALSEY, L. H.: Co. B, 5th NC Sr. Reserves, Enl. 7/13/64 at Flint Hill, Ashe Co., NC. Age at Enl. was 45/6/16, dark comp., gray hair, blue eyes, farmer, born in Alleghany Co.
HALSEY, MARSHAL, 28, Farmer, 1870 AlCC.
HALSEY, R. G., 15, Laborer, 1860 AlCC HH#416.
HALSEY, WILLIAM, 13, 1860 AlCC HH#109.
HALSEY, WILLIAM, 22, Farmer, 1860 AlCC HH#143. Age 32, Farmer, 1870 AlCC.
HALSEY, WILLIAM B., 32, Farmer, 1860 AlCC HH#414. 1st Lt., Piney Creek Dist., 96th NC Militia. Commissioned on 10/26/61. Age 37, Farmer B. VA, 1870 AlCC.
GRAYSON COUNTY, VIRGINIA
HACKLER, ALBERT (ELBERT A.): 14, 1860 GCC HH#77. Co. B, 4th VA Reserve Inf., Enl. on 4/16/64 at Independence. Pres. on 8/31/64.
HACKLER, ANDREW J., 28, Farmer, 1860 GCC HH#280, Grayson Militia, Co. C, 63rd VA Inf. On 1898 Grayson Co. CSA Vets. Roster, which indicates he Enl. in 1862 and served 3 years. B. 1832 in Grayson Co. 38, Farm Laborer, 1870 GCC.
HACKLER, CALVIN, 21, Laborer, 1860 GCC HH#279. Age 30, Farmer, 500, 358, 1870 GCC.
HACKLER, CHURCHWELL B., 37, Farmer, 1860 GCC HH#144, Co. F, 4th VA Inf., Enl. on 4/24/61 in Grayson Co., age 39. Appointed Corp. on 1/1/62. Discharged on 4/28/62. Co. I, 37th VA Cav. Battn., Enl. 8/25/63 in Grayson Co. Absent on horse detail on 10/31/64.
HACKLER, DAVID J., 22, Farmer, 1860 GCC HH#82, Grayson Militia, Age 38, Farmer, 2000, 1700, 1870 GCC.
HACKLER, FRANKLIN, 16, 1860 GCC HH#277.
HACKLER, GARFIELD, 26, Farmer, 1860 GCC HH#682, 35, Farmer, 1250, 300, 1870 GCC.
HACKLER, GRANVILLE: Grayson Militia.
HACKLER, GRIGGS, 38, Laborer, 1860 GCC HH#680, Grayson Militia, 48, Farmer, 1000, 250, 1870 GCC.
HACKLER, JACOB, 43, Farmer, 1860 GCC HH#77.
HACKLER, JAMES C.: 12, 1860 GCC HH#77. Co. D, 37th VA Cav. Battn. Enl. on 11/1/64 in Carroll Co. Pres. on undated muster roll. Living in Grayson Co. in 1903, age 56.
HACKLER, JAMES WILEY: Sgt./Lt.: Co. C, 45th VA, Enl. on 5/29/61 in Wytheville. Sick 7/12/61. Promoted to Lt. 5/14/62. WIA in right arm at Piedmont 6/5/64, arm amputated. Retired 2/3/65. 29, County Judge, 1870 GCC.
HACKLER, JOEL, 25, Farmer, 1860 GCC HH#79.
HACKLER, JOHN H.: Co. F, 4th VA, Enl. on 3/20/62. Slightly WIA at Payne's Farm on 11/27/63. Taken POW at Morton's Ford on 2/8/64, sent to Fort Delaware. Paroled on 6/20/65, 5'5", dark eyes, hair and comp. On 1900 Grayson Co. Pension List.
HACKLER, JOHN K.: B. ca. 1846 in Wythe Co. Age 13, 1860 GCC HH#581, Co. B, 29th VA Inf. Enl. on 10/1/64 in Wythe Co. Pres. 12/64. B. 1843. Age 24, Farm Laborer, 600, 300, 1870 GCC. 1898 Grayson Co. CSA Vets Roster. Applied for pension on 6/12/1905, approved by the Grayson Co. Pension Board. Living in Grayson in 1910.
HACKLER, JOHN RILEY: Co. I, 51st VA, Enl. on 5/16/62 in Grayson Co. Exchanged for Byram Livesay on 9/1/62, transferred to the 63rd VA Inf. Co. C/G, 63rd VA Inf., Enl. 9/1/62 at Narrows. Transferred to Co. G 1/17/63. WIA at Chickamauga, GA on 9/20/63. Permanently disabled. He had enlisted in Co. I, 51st VA on 5/16/62 in Grayson Co. He was exchanged for Bryam Livesay. Age 30, Farm Laborer, 1870 GCC.
HACKLER, JOSEPH H., 25, Laborer, 1860 GCC HH#303, Grayson Militia.
HACKLER, PETER K., 30, Farmer, 1860 GCC HH#681, Grayson Militia. Co. H, 38th VA Inf., Only record is Federal provost marshall record which states that he deserted to them, and was received in Federal lines on 12/17/64, took oath in Washington, DC on 12/27/64, and furnished transportation to Cincinatti, OH. Age 45, Farmer, 600, 400, 1870 GCC.
HACKLER, STEPHEN H.: Co. F, 4th VA, Enl. 3/20/62. Hospitalized 9/30/62 to 2/63 and 6-8/63. WIA in Shoulder at Payne's Farm on 11/27/63. Pres. thru at least 4/64. Age 25, Farm Laborer, 100, 1870 GCC. On 1900 Grayson Co. Pension List.
HACKLER, THOMAS K.: Co. F, 4th VA, Enl. on 3/20/62. Taken POW at Spotsylvania C.H. on 5/12/64. Sent to Elmira, NY, exchanged on or about 2/20/65. Granted pension on 6/2/1900 by the Grayson Co. Pension Board.
HACKLER, WADE, 39, Farmer, 1860 GCC HH#44, Grayson Militia, Age 48, Farm Laborer, 300, 250, 1870 GCC.
HACKLER, WINTON WILEY, 22, Laborer, 1860 GCC HH#1317, Lt., Co. B, 29th VA Inf. Enl. 7/23/61 in Wythe Co. Reenl. 4/62. Pres. thru 12/64. Lost right arm in the war per 1898 Grayson Co. CSA Vets Roster. B. 9/20/1839 in Grayson Co. D. 6/2/1908 in Washington Co., VA.
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