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gentlemanrob

Brigadier General
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Location
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John Daniel Imboden

Born: February 16, 1823
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Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia

Father: George William Imboden 1793 – 1875

Mother: Isabella Wunderlich 1803 – 1887

1st Wife: Eliza McCue 1824 – 1857
(Buried: Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church, Fishersville, Virginia)​

2nd Wife: Mary Wilson McPhail 1834 – 1865

3rd Wife: Edna Paulding Porter 1825 – 1870

4th Wife: Annie Harper Lockett 1851 – 1888
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​

5th Wife: Florence Johnston Crockett 1860 – 1908

Children:

Jane Crawford Imboden Snyder 1847 – 1930​
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​
Isabella Imboden 1849 – 1852​
(Buried: Tinkling Spring Cemetery, Augusta County, Virginia)​
Martha Russell Imboden 1852 – 1930​
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​
George William Imboden 1857 – 1862​
(Buried: Tinkling Spring Cemetery, Augusta County, Virginia)​
Helen McGuire Imboden Trout 1874 – 1951​
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​
Frank Howard Imboden 1855 -​
Nannie C. Imboden 1860 -​
Mary W. Imboden 1861 – 1862​
John D. Imboden Jr. 1863 – 1877​

Education:

Attended Washington College (didn't graduate)
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Occupation before War:

School Teacher at Virginia School of deaf, dumb, and blind​
Attorney in Staunton, Virginia​
Member of Virginia State House of Delegates​
Active in the creation of Staunton Artillery in Virginia State Militia​

Civil War Career:

1859 – 1862: Captain of Staunton, Virginia Artillery​
1861: Participated in the Capture of Harpers Ferry, Virginia​
1861: Perforated his left ear during First Battle of Bull Run​
1862 – 1863: Colonel of 62nd Mounted Infantry, (1st Partisan​
Rangers)​
1862: Participated in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign​
1863 – 1865: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Cavalry​
1863: Helped led the famous Jones – Imboden Raid in N.W. Virginia​
1863: Served as Rear guard during the Battle of Gettysburg​
1863: Led a raid on Charlestown, West Virginia​
1864: Participated in the Battle of New Market, Virginia​
1864 – 1865: Incapacitated by typhoid Fever​
1865: Commander of Camp Millen, Georgia​
1865: Commander of Prison Camp at Aiken, South Carolina​
1865: Commander of Prison camps in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi​
1865: Paroled by the Union Army in Augusta, Georgia
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Occupation after War:

Attorney in Richmond, Virginia​
Attorney in Abingdon, Virginia​
Helped to mine coal and ore deposits in Damascus, Virginia​

Died: August 15, 1895

Place of Death: Damascus, Virginia

Cause of Death: Cholera

Age at time of Death: 72 years old

Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia
 
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Polloco

2nd Lieutenant
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Century Magazine had a series entitled "Battles and Leaders" after the war, Imboden wrote several articles for the magazine.
 
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Virginia Dave

First Sergeant
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John Daniel Imboden

Born: February 16, 1823View attachment 345254

Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia

Father: George William Imboden 1793 – 1875

Mother: Isabella Wunderlich 1803 – 1887

1st Wife: Eliza McCue 1824 – 1857
(Buried: Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church, Fishersville, Virginia)​

2nd Wife: Mary Wilson McPhail 1834 – 1865

3rd Wife: Edna Paulding Porter 1825 – 1870

4th Wife: Annie Harper Lockett 1851 – 1888
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​

5th Wife: Florence Johnston Crockett 1860 – 1908

Children:

Jane Crawford Imboden Snyder 1847 – 1930​
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​
Isabella Imboden 1849 – 1852​
(Buried: Tinkling Spring Cemetery, Augusta County, Virginia)​
Martha Russell Imboden 1852 – 1930​
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​
George William Imboden 1857 – 1862​
(Buried: Tinkling Spring Cemetery, Augusta County, Virginia)​
Helen McGuire Imboden Trout 1874 – 1951​
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)​
Frank Howard Imboden 1855 -​
Nannie C. Imboden 1860 -​
Mary W. Imboden 1861 – 1862​
John D. Imboden Jr. 1863 – 1877​

Education:

Attended Washington College (didn't graduate)View attachment 345255

Occupation before War:

School Teacher at Virginia School of deaf, dumb, and blind​
Attorney in Staunton, Virginia​
Member of Virginia State House of Delegates​
Active in the creation of Staunton Artillery in Virginia State Militia​

Civil War Career:

1859 – 1862: Captain of Staunton, Virginia Artillery​
1861: Participated in the Capture of Harpers Ferry, Virginia​
1861: Perforated his left ear during First Battle of Bull Run​
1862 – 1863: Colonel of 62nd Mounted Infantry, (1st Partisan​
Rangers)​
1862: Participated in the Shenandoah Valley Campaign​
1863 – 1865: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Cavalry​
1863: Helped led the famous Jones – Imboden Raid in N.W. Virginia​
1863: Served as Rear guard during the Battle of Gettysburg​
1863: Led a raid on Charlestown, West Virginia​
1864: Participated in the Battle of New Market, Virginia​
1864 – 1865: Incapacitated by typhoid Fever​
1865: Commander of Camp Millen, Georgia​
1865: Commander of Prison Camp at Aiken, South Carolina​
1865: Commander of Prison camps in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi​
1865: Paroled by the Union Army in Augusta, GeorgiaView attachment 345256

Occupation after War:

Attorney in Richmond, Virginia​
Attorney in Abingdon, Virginia​
Helped to mine coal and ore deposits in Damascus, Virginia​

Died: August 15, 1895

Place of Death: Damascus, Virginia

Cause of Death: Cholera

Age at time of Death: 72 years old

Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia
I see that many of his descendants are buried at Tinkling Springs Cemetery. I drive by that frequently, but have never stopped to take a look. Well this post has changed that.
 
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