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Cosby Fulkerson

Obituary of John Dabney Cosby, Abingdon, Virginia.

John Dabney Cosby, aged seventy-six years, died at his home, in Abingdon, Va., on the 3d of October, 1916. He was among the first to volunteer from Washington County, becoming a member of Company K, 37th Regiment of Infantry, commanded by Col. Samuel V. Fulkerson. After the disastrous campaign in West Virginia in 1862, Mr. Cosby, by sickness, became disabled for infantry service and was then transferred to Company D, 1st Virginia Cavalry, and was a member thereof until the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse. He leaves a widow and one daughter.

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, December, 1916.

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