Tuesday, April 9, 2013

In The Battle Of Craney Island

Stephen Thompson Neill was born in Lee county, Va., April 9, 1795. When eighteen years old he enlisted in the war of 1812.  He entered as a private in Lieut. James Graham's company of infantry, 94th regiment of Virginia militia.

He took part in the Battle of Craney Island and for some months was in a camp to the rear of Fort Norfolk.  In memory of the soldiers who fought and died in the Battle of Craney Island a monument is to be erected by the Dorothy Payne Madison Chapter of Richmond Virginia.

From the Family History Compiled by Lucy Henderson Horton... .

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