Andrew J. Prevatt

Andrew J. Prevatt was Richard White's second cousin four times removed.

Andrew J. Prevatt was the second cousin of my great great grandmother Clarissa Prevatt Davis.  He was born in Robeson County, North Carolina, 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

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This page was created by Richard White on 31 July 2000 and was last changed on 29 May 2005.