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Babcock, Bradley Whitney
MILITARY SERVICE
Age: 28, credited to Franklin, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VA CAV, 5th VA CAV CSA
Service: enl, Lynchburg, Pvt, Co. B, 2nd VA CAV (CSA), 8/7/62, present 9/62-12/62, nfr; drafted, 1/20/64, enl, Co. G, 5th VA CAV (CSA), 2/25/64, dtchd duty, hospital nurse, 9/1/64; wdd twice, no formal discharge

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VITALS
Birth: 03/20/1833, Franklin, VT
Death: 01/15/1908

Burial: Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, VA
Marker/Plot: Section J, Lot 62 #7
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Tom Ledoux
Findagrave Memorial #: 83197799
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Isaiah Babcock, Sr. and his descendants
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(State digraphs will show that this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldier's home)

Remarks: None
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BURIAL:
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Gravestone

Gravestone

Spring Hill Cemetery, Lynchburg, VA

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Portrait

Isaiah Babcock, Sr. and his descendants

Biography

Bradley Whitney Babcock, last born (of 12) to Peabody and Huldah (Whitney) Babcock, was b. in Franklin, Vt., Mar. 20, 1833… Mr. Babcock removed from Vermont to Virginia when he was but 21 years of age. He served in the 5th Virginia Cavalry, of the Confederate Army, during the War of the Rebellion, and was a First Lieutenant (sic). He was badly wounded twice, and reached home before the surrender of Gen. Lee, at Appomattox Courthouse, about eight miles distant from his home. His eldest son, Homer C. Babcock, owns a part of this battlefield, and even now relics are found upon this battlefield, made an historical spot for all time to come.

A. Emerson Babcock, Isaiah Babcock, Sr. and his descendants, (Eaton & Mains, New York, 1903), p. 85

See also Appomattox Virginia Heritage