Washington Swope Golladay

18th Virginia Cavalry
Company G

5th Virginia Infantry
Company D (Southern Guard)
Stonewall Brigade

Son of Jonathan Golladay and Martha K. Bell
Husband of Elizabeth Jane Wright


Washington was not married when he enlisted at Staunton on 03 August 1861.

He was wounded at Port Republic.

Washington transferred to the cavalry on 01 January 1863, but returned to the infantry in August of 1863.

He married Eliza Wright on 29 November 1865.

Around 1870, Washington moved his family to Jefferson Township in Boone County, Indiana. He was a farmer and lived about 1/2 mile southeast of Shannondale. His older brother Adam had previously moved to Boone County in 1856.

After living for many years in Indiana, Washington later moved to Harper County, Kansas. He died there in 1912.

CSA flag   Buried at: Forest Park Cemetery in Anthony (Harper County), Kansas   CSA flag


This page last updated on March 09, 2015