Obituary of Charles B. Price
|February 18, 1907|
Charles B. Price
One of the old Confederate Veterans, was born in Lebanon, Va., March 1, 1843, and died at his home hear Hansonville, Russell County, Va., February 18th, 1907, when on the day following he was buried by his comrades. When the call came from the South for soldiers in her defense, as a true patriot, he answered that call and became a soldier of the Confederacy. He entered the service as a private in Company C, 37 Va., Regiment, Jackson's Division. He was in many battles, and was always found in front on the firing line, never shirking from duty. He remained with this regiment, until the battle of Cedar Run, when he was wounded. He was furloughed until he recovered sufficiently to rejoin the army, when he joined the 16th Virginia Cavalry and remained with it until the surrender at Appomattox. After the surrender he returned to his native county and married Ellen Dickenson. Comrade Price was a member of the McElhaney Camp 835, Va., Division U.C.V. at Lebanon Va., and has but recently(January 1907)
received from H.H. Dickenson chapter U.D.C Lebanon, Va., his Cross of Honor. Comrade Price is survived by his wife and two daughters, Mrs. V.X. Baldwin and Mrs. C.H. Kegley. To his family he has left the heritage of honesty and integrity. V. Jessee, G.W.J. Gray, S.H. Wyatt, Committee.