John W. Virts

Male 1846 - 1876


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  • Born  1846  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  28 Feb 1876  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Waterford Union of Churches Cemetery, Waterford, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I421  Virts
    Last Modified  26 Sep 2015 

    Father  Samuel Virts,   b. 15 Dec 1810, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1902 
    Mother  Hannah Elizabeth Brown,   d. 2 Nov 1862, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  22 Jan 1838  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F249  Group Sheet

    Family  Henrietta C. Hough,   b. 1847, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1877, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Sep 1866  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Charles W. Virts,   b. 1867, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Emma Virts,   b. 1870, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John William Virts,   b. 12 Feb 1872, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Anna L. Virts,   b. 1873, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. David Franklin Virts,   b. 26 Aug 1874, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1922, Gaithersburg, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F253  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    John W. Virts Civil War Documents
    John W. Virts Civil War Documents

    Headstones
    John W. Virts (1838-1879) Headstone
    John W. Virts (1838-1879) Headstone

  • Notes 
    • John was the son of Samuel and Sarah Harper Virts. He was 5 feet 9 inches in height with a dark complexion, gray eyes and dark brown hair. He enlisted on July 3, 1862 at Waterford, Virginia by Captain J. C. Means in the Loudoun County Independent Rangers, Virginia for 3 years.

      He was captured and wounded in the battle of White's Command, June 17, 1863 at Point of Rocks, Maryland.

      He was mustered out on May 31, 1865 at Bolivair, Virginia. He had a $2.41 clothing allowance due and a bounty due of $100.00

      The following information appears on his Muster Rolls:

      1.?tab?Company - Sep/Oct 1862 - Present
      2.?tab?Company - Nov/Dec 1862 - Present
      3.?tab?Company - Jan/Feb 1863 - Present
      4.?tab?Special - April 10, 1863 - Present
      5.?tab?Company - Jul/Aug 1863 - Absent - Taken prisoner, June 17, 1863, not heard from since.
      6.?tab?Company - Sep/Oct 1863 - Absent - A paroled prisoner at Annapolis, Maryland.
      7.?tab?Captain Durkee's County Paroled Prisoners, assigned to 4 Battalion, Paroled Prisoners, ?tab?Sept/Oct 1863 - Present - Station: Camp Parole, Annapolis, Maryland.
      8.?tab?Company - Nov/Dec 1863 - A paroled prisoner at Annapolis, Maryland.
      9.?tab?Captain Dewaldt's 4 Battailion Paroled Prisoners - Nov/Dec 1863 - Present, Station: ?tab?Camp Parole, Annapolis, Maryland.
      10.?tab?Captain Briggs' 4 Battalion Paroled Prisoners - Jan/Feb 1864 - Present - Station: Camp ?tab?Parole, Annapolis, Maryland.
      11.?tab?Paroled Prisoners at Camp Parole, Maryland - Mar/Apr 1864 - Present - Station: Camp ?tab?Parole, Annapolis, Maryland.
      12.?tab?Company - Mar/Apr 1864 - Absent - A paroled prisoner at Annapolis, Maryland.
      13.?tab?Company - May/Jun 1864 - Received 2 months pay at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Maryland.
      14.?tab?Company - Jun/Jul 1864 - Absent - A paroled prisoner at Annapolis, Maryland.
      15.?tab?Company - Jul/Aug 1864 - Present - Received 2 months pay at Camp Parole, Exchanged ?tab?Prisoner, Reported at Camp Jr., duty on May 22, 1864.
      16.?tab?Company - Sep/Oct 1864 - Present.
      17.?tab?Company - Nov/Dec 1864 - Present.
      18.?tab?Company - Jan/Feb 1865 - Present.
      19.?tab?Company - Mar/Apr 1865 - Present.

      The following information appears on his Returns:

      1.?tab?May 22, 1864, Point of Rocks, Maryland, Exchanged Prisoner reported for duty.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1725] Card Records of Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, ca.1879-ca.1903..

    2. [S715] Loudoun County Courthouse Marriage Book 2, 1865-1879, page 11.