Grayson County, Virginia
in the Civil War
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1st Lt. - First Lieutenant
2nd Lt. - Second Lieutenant
AlCC - Alleghany County Census.
Art. - Artillery
AsCC - Ashe County Census
AWOL - Absent without leave
B. - Born
Battn. - Battalion
Bro. - Brother
C.S. - Confederate States
Capt. - Captain
Cav. - Cavalry
Cem. - Cemetery
Co. - Company or County
Corp. - corporal
CSA - Confederate States Army
d/o - daughter of
D. - Died
DFR - Dropped from the Roll
disch - Discharged
Enl. - Enlisted
GCC - Grayson County Census
HH - Household Number
Hosp - Hospitalized
Inf. - Infantry
KIA -Killed in Action
Lt. Col. - Lieutenant Colonel
Maj. - Major
Md. (1) - Married first
Md. (2) - Married second, etc.
Md. - Married
NFR - No further record
Ord. - Ordnance
POW - Captured/Prisoner of War
Prom. - Promoted
Pvt. - Private
PWR - Post War Roster or Record
Regt. - Regiment
Res. - Resident of
rlsd - released
s/o - son of
Sgt. - Sergeant
U.S. - United States
USA - United States Army (or of America), note context.
V.S. - gunshot wound
VSL - Virginia State Line
WIA - Wounded in Action
HALSEY, CALVIN P.: Co. A, 23rd VA Inf. Battn. Enl. on
9/14/61 in Smyth Co., VA. Pres. until sick on 5/1/62.
Discharged 3/64. Buried South Fork Cem., Smyth Co., VA.
Age 22, 1860 Smyth Co. Census, Grayson Co. Family. Listed
on 1898 Grayson Co. CSA Vets Roster.
HALSEY, CECIL: Co. I, 51st VA, Enl. on 6/28/61 at Fox
HALSEY, EZEKIEL, 41, Farmer, 1860 GCC HH#1338, Co. I,
51st VA, Enl. on 12/31/62 in Grayson Co. 52, Farmer, 1870
HALSEY, GRANVILLE, 18, 1860 GCC HH#1338, Co. I, 51st VA,
Enl. on 6/28/61 at Fox Creek. NFR.
HALSEY, GREENBERRY, 16, 1860 GCC HH#1338, Corp., Co.
I/F&S, 51st VA, Enl. on 6/28/61 in Grayson Co.
Promoted to 2nd Corp. by 10/31/62. Age 26, Farmer, 600,
182, 1870 GCC. Pension approved by the Grayson County
Pension Board on 5/22/1908.
HALSEY, HENRY, 26, Laborer, 1860 GCC HH#997, Co. I, 51st
VA, Enl. on 6/28/61 at Grayson Co. Age 31, Farm Laborer,
225, 1870 GCC.
HALSEY, HENRY DRURY, 28, Farmer, 1860 GCC HH#691. 2nd
Lt., Chestnut Hill Dist., 97th NC Militia. Commissioned
on 2/17/62. 2nd Virginia State Line. Moved to Wyoming Co.
HALSEY, JACKSON, 20, 1860 GCC HH#1364.
HALSEY, JAMES COY, 23, 1860 GCC HH#1364, Sgt.: Co. I,
51st VA, Enl. on 6/28/61 in Grayson Co. Later served in
Co. G, 22nd VA Cav. Enl. on 8/1/63 in Grayson Co. AWOL
10/31/63. Transferred back to Co. I, 51st VA Inf. In CSA
Hosp. at Charlottesville on 12/20/64 with eryslpeas.
Taken POW at Wayenesboro on 3/2/65, sent to Fort Delaware
on 3/12/65, released on 6/20/65, Res. of Grayson Co.,
fair comp., light hair, blue eyes, 6', Age 31, Farmer,
200, 1870 GCC. Still living in 1912.
HALSEY, MASTIN: Sgt., Co. I, 51st VA, Enl. on 6/28/61 in
Grayson Co. Taken POW at Waynesboro on 3/2/65, sent to
Fort Delaware on 3/12/65, released on 6/20/65, Res. of
Grayson Co., fair comp., light hair, blue eyes,
5'10". Age 24, Farmer, 1600, 283, 1870 GCC. Pension
approved by the Grayson County Pension Board on
HALSEY, MORRIS, 38, Laborer, 1860 GCC HH#1357, Co. I,
51st VA, Enl. on 6/28/61 at Fox Creek. Given medical
discharge on 6/13/62 for debility as a result of typhoid
fever from 10/61. Then age 37, native of Grayson Co.,
dark comp. and hair, grey eyes, 5'11". Age 45,
Farmer, 550, 560, 1870 GCC. Granted pension on 6/2/1900
by the Grayson Co. Pension Board.
HALSEY, ROBERT McCOY, 16, 1860 GCC HH#1216, Co. C2, 21st
VA Cav. Enl. in 1863. Taken POW at Fisher's Hill, VA on
9/22/64. Exchanged from Point Lookout on 3/17/65, sent to
Aiken's Landing, VA. Pres. at Camp Lee, VA on 3/20/65.
From Grayson Co. Age 24, 1870 GCC. D. 3/2/1909 of
HALSEY, THOMAS, 23, Laborer, 1860 GCC HH#1356, Co. I,
51st VA, Enl. on 6/28/61 at Fox Creek. Discharged on
7/18/62 for predisposition to phythsis pulmonalis, then
age 20, native of Grayson Co., dark comp., black eyes,
black hair, 5'4". ReEnl. on 4/30/63 in Grayson Co.
Died at Point Lookout, MD as a POW on 4/22/65 of dropsy.
HALSEY, WILLIAM, 26, Laborer, 1860 GCC HH#1213, 1st Lt.,
Co. K, 37th NC Inf. Born in Ashe Co., Res. of Alleghany
Co., where he Enl. at age 23. Elected 2nd Lt. on 9/15/61.
Elected 1st Lt. on 4/16/62. Taken POW near Richmond on
6/28/62, confined at Fort Columbus, NY Harbor and Fort
Warren, Boston Harbor. Exchanged at Fort Monroe on
8/5/62. AWOL from 12/62, dropped from the rolls. Age 35,
Farmer, 1800, 553, 1870 GCC.
HALSEY, WILLIAM C., 24, 1860 GCC HH#1358, Corp., Co. I,
51st VA, Enl. on 6/28/61 at Fox Creek. Taken POW at
Waynesboro on 3/2/65, sent to Fort Delaware on 3/12/65.
Released there on 6/20/65, Res. of Grayson Co., fair
comp., light hair, brown eyes, 5'8". B. 1831. Age
28, Farm Laborer, 1870 GCC. D. 1901 at Mouth of Wilson.
Pension approved on 2/19/1909 by the Grayson Co. Pension
(Source: Grayson Countians in the Civil War)
This page was last updated January 14, 2004.