David Golladay

136 Virginia Militia
Company C
Private

Son of Abraham Golladay and Mary Burner
Husband of Mary Susan Sheetz


David was thirty five years old and not married when he enlisted in the Virginia militia on 29 November 1861 at Woodstock. This regiment was also known as the 3rd Regiment, 7th Brigade, Virginia Militia

He was assigned to work at Caroline Furnace on 15 December 1861.


"During the war he did some freighting for the Confederate government, chiefly some materials for furnaces. After the war he voted as a republican, and his interests in local affairs led him to accept various official responsibilities. He was overseer of the poor and road commissioner."

- from "The History of Virginia"

A letter to David written by his brother Jacob Burner Golladay after the battle of Chancellorsville was discovered in 1994:

LETTER TO DAVID GOLLADAY WRITTEN IN 1863

David married in Susan R. Boehm after the war on 17 January 1867, but he was widowed in 1869. He then married Mary Susan Sheetz on 10 March 1870. He died on 27 July 1895.


David Golladay of Fort Valley

CSA flag   Buried at: Clem-Golladay Cemetery in Fort Valley (Shenandoah County), Virginia   CSA flag


This page last updated on April 11, 2011