Saturday, May 14, 2011

Civil War Remembered - May 14, 1861


May 14, 1861

Marcellus Fulton White enlists as a private at Salem, Virginia, in Company "A," 9th Virginia Infantry. During this time the regiment performed service for the state of Virginia. Marcellus White was born and raised in Salem, Roanoke County, Virginia, and came from several long lines of wealthy farmers in the area: the Whites, the McClanahans and the Lewis families.

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