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23rd Virginia Infantry

Regimental Command and Staff


 

 

Alexander Galt Taliaferro (seated)

 

Taliaferro, William Booth, Major General

First commander of the 23rd, pre-war commander of all Virginia Volunteers and Militia

Regimental CO  May 61 - March 62,  Brigade CO  April 62 - February 63

Assumed Division command until WIA at Groveton, 28 March 62. 

 

 

Taliaferro, Alexander Galt, Colonel

Mustering Officer

Regimental CO  March 62 - August 62, WIA Manassas

Post Commander Charlottesville

 

 

Curtis, George Washington , Lt. Colonel

 

Enlisted as private Co. F May 61

WIA Kernstown (Lt.),  elected Lt. Col. April 62

WIA Cedar Mtn. August 62 died of wounds

 

 

Crenshaw, James, Lt. Colonel

 

Present summer of 61, action at Corrick's Ford, no further record

 

 

Walton, Simeon Taylor, Lt. Colonel

 

Physician

Enlisted May 61, Lt.    Capt. in July 61

WIA Kernstown March 62

Elected Major April 62,  promoted Lt. Colonel August 62   Regimental CO

WIA Sharpsburg  September 62

KIA Payne's Farm  November 63

 

 

Fitzgerald, John Patterson, Lt. Colonel

Enlisted May 61, Lt.  Captain July 61, reelected April 62

WIA Sharpsburg September 62

Major June 63

Lt. Colonel and Regimental CO November 63 to Appomattox

 

 

Richardson, Andrew Jackson, Major

Enlisted May 61, elected Lt. November 61, Elected Capt. December 61

WIA Chancellorsville

Appointed Major March 64, acting Regimental CO May - July 64

WIA Bunker Hill August 64

Transferred to Imboden's Cavalry

 

 

Scott, Andrew Van Buren, Major

 

Enlisted May 61, Commanded Co. H to Aug 62 when promoted Major

WIA Manassas August 62, resigned June 63 due to wound

 

 

Pendelton, John Barret, Major

 

WIA Laurel Mtn.  July 61

QM  Colston's Brigade

 

 

Crouch, Robert Temple, Captain

 

Enlisted May 61, Lt.   

Appointed QM August 61, retired as Captain February 63

 

 

Coleman, William F., Captain

Enlisted December 61,  

Adjutant September 62 - April 63

 

 

Raine, Charles Anderson, 1st Lieutenant

Enlisted May 61

QM Sgt.  December 61 - March 62

1st Lt. April 62, Co. E CO

Brigade Ordnance   October 62 - December 62

Regimental QM March 63 - April 63

Chief of Ordinance  May 63 - Jun 63

Adjutant  Jul 63 - April 64, captured Spotsylvania

 

 

Dupuy, John Howell, Lieutenant

 

Enlisted May 61

Appointed Regimental Sgt. Major  May 61 - October 62

Appointed Brigade Sgt. Major  November 62

Elected Lt.  November 62, Co. F

KIA Chancellorsville May 63

 

 

Waddy, George T., Sergeant Major

 

Enlisted May 61

Regimental Clerk  January 62 - February 62

Regimental Sgt. Major  March 62 - May 64

Captured Spotsylvania  May 64

 

 

Harris, Abner, Sergeant

 

Enlisted May 61

Brigade QM Sgt.  July 62 - October 64

WIA and captured  Ft. Stedman  March 65

 

 

Glenn, Thomas H., Sergeant

 

Enlisted August 61

QM Sgt.  March 62 - April 65

Appomattox

 

 

Godsey, James B., Sergeant

 

Enlisted March 62

Ordnance Sgt.  May 62 - April 65

Paroled Farmville 

 

 

Nuckolls, Abner C., Sergeant

 

Enlisted May 61

Brigade Commissary Sgt.  Jan 63 - July 64

Captured outside Washington DC

 

 

Daily, R.W., Surgeon

 

Present at Greenbrier River

 

 

Dennis, Jacob Morton, Surgeon

 

Appointed Assistant Surgeon  May 61

Captured Sharpsburg  September 62, exchanged

Promoted Surgeon  at hospital  February 63

 

 

Cannon, J. L., Assistant Surgeon

 

Appointed March 63

Captured Fredrick, Md.  July 64, exchanged

Surrendered Appomattox

 

 

Morton, Paul Carrington, Chaplain

 

Appointed November 61

Captured Gettysburg  July 63

Listed as trouble maker by Federals and put in solitary

On rolls as Rebel deserter July 65 from 45 Virginia

 

 

Phillipi, Alexander, Chaplain

 

On post war roster

 

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