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Bauserman, R. C. (Raphael C.)


Biographical Note

Raphael C. Bauserman was born on January 1, 1837 and died on May 5, 1912. He had a fair complexion, gray eyes, and black hair. On May 1, 1862, he enlisted as a Private in the Confederate 12th Virginia Cavalry, Company K. He served until April 20, 1965 when he was paroled at Mt. Jackson. During his military career, he lost a horse appraised at $550 at Brandy Station on June 9, 1863. Additionally, he was AWOL between January and February and between July and August of 1865. On January 21, 1891, Raphael married Sarah F. Lindamood; their children include Mary Frances, Vernie Virginia, and Harry H.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bauserman Family Letters

Identifier: Ms-2010-016

The collection includes three letters from Confederate Privates Raphael C. and Erasmus Bauserman of Virginia's 12th Cavalry, Company K, to their family during the American Civil War. Dated from 1861 to 1864, the letters are addressed to their mother, sisters, and other brothers. They discuss their unit's health, company rations, fighting, and horses.

Dates: 1861 - 1865