|VA2485||CSA #11 (AD) tied by the RED Petersburg, Va CDS with a DEC 1864 date. Addressed to a judge in Richmond. Period docketing at the left concerning the original contents “Capt
C. J. Green rec’d Dec 24, 64 John Truslow’s discharge and other papers
enclosed in letter to Secretary of War. John Truslow furloughed for 60
days from Dec 17th 1864 at Chimboazo (Hospital).” Very Fine. Ex-John Hill.
The docketing refers to Capt (later Major) Charles Jones Green (1839-1909) of Co A 47th Va Inf. Capt Green was wounded in the hip at Gaines Mills (Va) 6/27/1862, wounded at Chancellorsville (Va) 5/3/1863, wounded at Spotsylvania CH (Va) 5/12/1864, and wounded a fourth time at the Weldon Railroad 9/1/1864. Promoted Major 12/19/1864 he was paroled at Ashland (Va) 4/29/1865 and lived in Dallas, Tex postwar as a farmer and a merchant.
Private John Truslow was a member of Capt Green’s company who was wounded at Seven Pines (Va) 5/31/1862 and in Dec 1864 was hospitalized at Chimborazo for another wound (right foot). According to the records, Private Truslow was furloughed 12/18/1864 and discharged for disability 1/20/1865. He is reported as still alive in 1911 at age 93.
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