Andrew J. Prevatt was Richard White's second cousin four times removed.
Andrew J. Prevatt was the second cousin of my great great
Clarissa Prevatt Davis. He was born in Robeson County, North
in 1835, and was married to Martha Mitchell. He was enrolled as a private in
the "Clay Valley Rangers," Company
E, 51st North Carolina Infantry Regiment at Camp Holmes near
Wilmington, North Carolina, on 10 May 1862. He was hospitalized
with orcitis (orchitis is accute inflamation of the testicles, usually
as a secondary effect of viral mumps) on 16 June 1862, was reported as
having deserted on 27 July 1862 but as absent-sick in Robeson County 20
January - 30 June 1863. He returned to duty in July or August of
1863 and was present or accounted for through April 1864. Andrew
J. Prevatt died at home in Robeson County
on 5 August 1864.
Company E, 51st North Carolina State Troops