ALLOTMENT CHECK FOR WYTHE COUNTY, VA SOLDIER’S WIFE – ISAAC SWINDLE, ALLEGHANY, VA LIGHT ARTILLERY BATTERY; WIA FREDERICKSBURG; POW FISHER’S HILL

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The Confederate Government of Wythe County, Virginia issued this allotment check, numbered 363 on the back and dated Feb. 5, 1864 to Mrs. Margaret Swindle in the amount of four dollars, for the family of Isaac _ Swindle, a soldier in the “A.R. Virginia Regiment.” Signed by Thomas H. Simmerman, Com. (Commander) 5th District.  Countersigned on the back by Elizabeth Swindle (Her Mark X).

Born in Morgan, IN, Swindle enlisted as a private, date unknown; on 4/26/1862 he transferred into the Alleghany, VA Light Artilery Battery. Date and method of discharge not given. He was listed as:

* Wounded 12/13/1862 Fredericksburg, VA (Slightly wounded)

* Absent detached 5/1/1863 (place not stated)

* Hospitalized 4/17/1864 Chimborazo Hospl, Richmond, VA (Debility)

* Hospitalized 5/4/1864 Farmville, VA

* Returned 5/28/1864 (place not stated)

* On rolls 8/31/1864 (place not stated)

* POW 9/22/1864 Fisher's Hill, VA

* Confined 10/3/1864 Point Lookout, MD

* Exchanged 2/10/1865 Point Lookout, MD

* Hospitalized 2/15/1865 Chimborazo Hospl, Richmond, VA (Sick with diarrhea)

* Furloughed 2/21/1865 Chimborazo Hospl, Richmond, VA (40-day furlough)

He also had service in VA 4th Infantry. After the war he lived in Covington, VA. He died on 6/19/1916 and is buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Covington, VA.  [LD]

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