Battle of Seven Pines Participants - Page 7

My 3-g-grandfather, Edward Calvert (pictured on the left), fought at the
Battle of Seven Pines, alongside his younger brother, Albert Calvert, in
Co. A, 49th Virginia Inf - Extra Billy Smith's Boys.  Edward saw his brother,
who was 18 years old, killed at Seven Pines on May 31, 1862.  Albert's
burial place is unknown, if anyone can help locate it, we would appreciate
hearing from them.

From MaryLynn McCloskey


My g-granduncle, James Gilmour, of the 82nd New York Inf, was killed at the Battle of Seven Pines/Fair
Oaks on the first day of battle.  His burial place is unknown and we would appreciate any help in
locating it.

From Barb Ledbetter


 Asa Washington Sams was born in April, 1838, in Little Ivy Creek, Madison County, NC.  He died on
March 29, 1911, in Telluride, San Miguel County, CO.  He is buried in Lone Tee Cemetery, Telluride, CO.
 The following is an excerpt from a record received from Robert Roy Sams, Sr., grandfather of this
entry's submitter, Beck Sams (Asa Sams' 3rd g-grandson).
 "Asa W. Sams volunteered into the Confederate Army on 10 May 1862 at Marshall, NC at the age of 28
years.  During the battles of Seven Pines and Fredricksburg, was organized as a Private into Co. A of
the 64th Regiment of North Carolina's Infantry State Troops, 27 February 1863, under Col. Lawrence M.
McAllen.  He was in active service from New Bern to Goldsboro, NC and the battles of Murfresboro and
Stone River, TN, which was fought in the last part of 1862; also, in the Eastern TN Campaign in the
summer and fall of 1863.  He was captured at Cumberland Gap, TN on 9 September 1863 and was
transferred to Camp Douglas, Illinois as Prisner of War.  He remained there until 18 April 1865 at which
time he was released from prison.  He then re-enlisted in the 5th U.S. Volunteers under Col. Lawrence
M. Allen."
 More detailed data of Asa Sams' Civil War record can be found

From Beck Sams

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