Historical Rosters Database
Joseph PerkinsRoster ID 781
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1860|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Joseph Perkins, Class of 1860: Born- September 8, 1839. Matriculated from ? Military Record: Enlisted April 23 (or 24), 1861 at Danville for 1 year as Private, Company B, 18th Virginia. Transferred August 3, 1861 to Company K, 2nd Virginia Cavalry. In hospital ("Ingrowing nail") (Charlottesville) October 1861. Wounded in Action at Second Manassas. Absent to spring 1863. Unofficial source says Wounded in Action at Gettysburg. In hospital (Charlottesville) September 7-24, 1864. Regiment record shows AWOL March 1865 but unofficial source says captured. Same source says sometimes detailed as courier for Brig Gen (later Maj Gen) T.L. Rosser. Post War Career: ? Died- August 27, 1897.|