Seven Confederate Brothers

Seven Confederate Brothers (HMO0H)

Location: Windsor, VA 23487 Isle of Wight County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 48.319', W 76° 43.932'

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On 22 Apr. 1861, at the beginning of the Civil War, six sons of Benjamin Mills Roberts and Mary Ann Wright Roberts enlisted in Co. D (Isle of Wight Rifle Grays), 16th Va. Inf. Regt. They were Mills W., John W., Sylvester J., Benjamin C., Francis C., and Nathaniel C. Roberts, who received a medical discharge. 1st Lt. Stephen W. Roberts, the seventh son, already had enlisted in the 11th N.C. Inf. All of the brothers were wounded while in service, and three surrendered at Appomattox Court House. Remarkably, all survived the war to return to the Windsor area.
HM NumberHMO0H
Marker NumberUT 19
Year Placed1998
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 345476 N 4074675
Decimal Degrees36.80531667, -76.73220000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 48.319', W 76° 43.932'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 48' 19.14" N, 76° 43' 55.92" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 76-80 E Windsor Blvd, Windsor VA 23487, US
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