|The 4th Virginia Cavalry by Don Troiani|
|Flag of the Army of Northern Virginia|
|Major General J.E.B. Stuart|
|Full view of J.E.B. Stuart exhibit|
|Closer view of slouch hat, sabre, pistol, gauntlets and holster|
|Closer view of Stuart's cavalry boots and rifle|
The 4th Virginia Cavalry totaled 450 effectives in April, 1862. By July of 1863, the active number had increased to 544. Of the 544 engaged at Gettysburg, about 3% would end up as casualties. The Colonel in command of the 4th at the time of the Battle of Brandy Station was Colonel Willaims Carter Wickham. Below is a copy of Wickam's report following the action.
Assistant Adjutant-Gen., Lee's Cavalry Brigade.
The brave Gen. Stuart was kild near the Sitty when leading a charg. He lived about a day and a night after being wounded.Stuart is buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia. Below are pictures I took on the weekend of September 29, 2012.
|Closeup of Stuart's marker|
|William A. Vaden's 1st Muster Roll.|
|Muster Roll showing transfer to Confederate Navy|
|April 1864 Muster Roll|
|William's letter to the Confederate Pay Master|
William A. Vaden (1837 - 1897)
is your 2nd great grand uncle
Austin L. Vaden (1807 - 1860)
Father of William A.
George Patterson Vaden (1840 - 1892)
Son of Austin L.
William A. Vaden (1885 - 1916)
Son of George Patterson
Robert William Lewis (1913 - 1990)
Son of William A.
Joyce Elaine Lewis (1948 - )
Daughter of Robert William
You are the son of Joyce