Camden County Troops

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1st Loyal Eastern Virginia Volunteers

 

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The 1st Loyal Eastern Virginia Volunteers were formed in the Portsmouth and Great Bridge areas of tidewater Virginia in late 1863. They served in detachments on the Eastern Shore area of Virginia during most of the unitís existence. Members of this unit were mustered out of service on 1 Dec 1865 at Fort Monroe.

 

 

 

 

 

Name

Age

Race

Occupation

Unit

Enlisted

 

 

 

 

 

 

Willis Chamberlain

30

White

 

1st Loyal VA

10 Dec 1863 (Great Bridge)

Edmund McPherson

40

Black *

 

1st Loyal VA

18 Dec 1863 (Portsmouth)

Jeremiah McPherson

30

Black *

 

1st Loyal VA

18 Dec 1863 (Portsmouth)

Henry Overton

26

White

 

1st Loyal VA

2 Dec 1863 (Great Bridge)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Edmund and Jeremiah McPherson, South Mills natives, enlisted as cooks.