Rank: Private
Enlisted: 10 August 1862 at Westville, Dale County
Service History: Severely Wounded: Fredericksburg, VA on 1862/12/13; Absent Sick: Suffolk, Virginia on 1863/05/03, Raccoon Mountain, Tennessee on 1862/10/37, Lookout Valley, Tennessee on 1863/10/28; Present: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on 1863/07/02 and 1863/07/03; Battle Mount on 1863/07/24, Chickamauga, Georgia on Sept. 19 & 20, 1863, Camel Station on 1863/11/16, Knoxville, Tennessee on Nov. 29 & 30, 1863, Dandridge, Tennessee on 1864/01/16, Wilderness, Virginia on 1864/05/06; Spottsylvania, Virginia on May 8 & 12 1864, Cold Harbor on June 3, 1864, Chester Station on June 17, 1864, Deep Bottom 1864/08/14, Fussells Mill on 1864/08/16, Fort Gilmer on Sept. 29, 1864, Fort Harrison on Sept. 29, 1864, Darbytown Rd. 7 &13, 1864, Williamsburg Rd. on October 27, 1864
Date of Birth: abt 1837 Place of Birth: Georgia
Date of Death:  Place of Death: 
Spouse(s): Sarah A. // 
Children: Richard, Robert, John, Ella, Mary
Occupation: Farmer
Residence(s): Dale County; Dixons, Pike County, Alabama
Other: I believe he is related to Wayne Vance; in 1860 Wayne Vance is living in the household of Warren Gough; Warren Vance is living next door to Willis Gough.  Warren Vance is recorded on the Census as Warren Van. There are several other men listed as "Van" who may also be Vances, one of whom might be the father of Wayne and/or Warren. 


Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: