The picture below was graciously provided by Kermit Hobbs.  It appears in his book, Suffolk Pictoral History, and is posted here with his permission.  The picture shows the Tom Smith Camp of the United Confederate Veterans.  No exact date given.

James Harrison Butler (identified by the book's author, Kermit Hobbs, since it was published) is the first man on the left in the 2nd row.

The original 1.5 MB picture is shown below:

(Also, below the full sized picture are records about these brave men.)

 

Credits:
Text in blue is from www.ancestry.com.

Text in darker blue is from 16th Virginia Infantry, by Benjamin H. T
rask


Special credit and thanks needs to be given to Bruce Saunders whose hard
work over the years has helped to identify many of these veterans.

 1. First Row unknown
 2. First Row

Mr. Whitehead

The Cedar Hill Cemetery project (by Bruce Saunders) shows two Confederate veterans buried in that cemetery.  One was in the 16th VA Inf.; the other in the 41st VA Inf.

 3. Second Row

James Harrison Butler (identified by the book's author, Kermit Hobbs, since it was published)

(Note: Corp. Butler is the grandfather of Compatriot Stephen Harrison Butler, Jr. of the Tom Smith Camp, SCV. He was able to identify this veteran with other family pictures.)

Name: James H Butler ,
Enlistment Date: 06 June 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Birth Date: 07 September 1839
Death Date: 19 July 1916
Death Place: Isle of Wight County, VA
Unit Numbers: 799 799
Service Record: On rolls at Appomattox Court House, VA
Enlisted as a Private on 06 June 1861
Enlisted in Company K, 41st Infantry Regiment Virginia on 06 June 1861.
Received pay on 15 April 1862
Reenlisted in Company K, 41st Infantry Regiment Virginia on 15 April 1862
Hospitalized on 15 August 1862 at Chimborazo Hospl, Richmond, VA (Pneumonia)
Hospitalized on 02 November 1862 at Danville, VA
Promoted to Full Corporal on 01 March 1863
Wounded on 03 May 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA
Hospitalized on 04 May 1863 at Richmond, VA (Sick)

 4. Second Row

Mr. Barnes

(Note: This listing is only a "best guess" as to the correct "Mr. Barnes")

Name: William H Barnes ,
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: North Carolina
Unit Numbers: 141
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private
Wounded
Transferred Company C, 17th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 01 February 1863
Transferred in Company G, 31st Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 01 February 1863.
Hospitalized on 16 May 1864 at Richmond, VA
POW on 30 September 1864 at Fort Harrison, VA
Confined on 05 October 1864 at Point Lookout, MD
Paroled on 17 March 1865 at Point Lookout, MD
Exchanged on 19 March 1865 at Boulware's Wharf, VA

"Mr. Barnes" could be any of an infinite number of people by that name.  The Cedar Hill Cemetery project (by Bruce Saunders) shows the following inscription, and should only be considered to be a "best guess" that this is the correct "Mr. Barnes".

WILLIAM HENRY BARNES
08-21-1843
03-21-1923
CSA 31ST N.C. INF.,
CLINGMANþS BRIGADE; HOKEþS DIVISION, JOHNSONþS ARMY, PVT.
BLOCK O, LOT 102

From Nansemond County Civil War Veterans, by Bruce Saunders, there is this report:

William Henry Barnes
31st N.C.Regiment, Clingman's Brigade, Hoke's Division, Johnson's
Army, Private
William was born August 21, 1843. He married Eliezenia S.
(1841-1915). He was in the construction business after the war
and built the clerk's office on Main St. He lived on North
Street. William died March 21, 1923 and is buried in Cedar Hill
Cemetery Block O, Lot 102.

 5 .Second Row

Mr. Oliver
(Note: "Mr. Oliver" may be Alexander W. Oliver because the Trask information states that he was in the Tom Smith Camp UCV.)

Name: Alexander W Oliver ,
Occupation: Farmer
Enlistment Date: 17 April 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Birth Date: 20 July 1843
Death Date: 16 November 1898
Unit Numbers: 765 765
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 17 April 1861
Enlisted in Company A, 16th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 17 April 1861.
Wounded on 19 August 1864 at Davis Farm, VA
Surrendered Company A, 16th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 09 April 1865 in Appomattox Court House, VA

Postwar: Farmer, res. Nansemond Co., member Tom Smith Camp UCV in Suffolk, died Nov. 16, 1898, bur. at Cedar Hill Cem. in Suffolk.

The Cedar Hill Cemetery project (by Bruce Saunders) shows the following inscription:

ALEXANDER WASHINGTON OLIVER
07-20-1843
11-16-1898
S/O SYLVESTER & MARY ELIZABETH
FLUHART OLIVER
CSA 16TH VA.INF., CO.A, PRIVATE
BLOCK C, LOT 97
O-A.W.OLIVER

However, Compatriot Russ Dail says that "Mr. Oliver" is the following soldier:

Name: Mathew E Oliver ,
Enlistment Date: 23 May 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Death Date: 20 February 1912
Death Place: Magnolia, VA
Unit Numbers: 760 760
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 23 May 1862
Enlisted in Company B, 12th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 23 May 1862.
Surrendered Company B, 12th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 09 April 1865 in Appomattox Court House, VA

 6. Second Row

Exum Britt

Name: Exum Britton Britt ,
Residence: Suffolk, Virginia
Occupation: Clerk & Lumber Deale
Enlistment Date: 17 April 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Birth Date: 08 February 1831
Death Date: 04 March 1916
Unit Numbers: 765 765
Service Record: Enlisted as a Lieutenant 3rd Class on 17 April 1861
Commission in Company B, 16th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 17 April 1861.
Promoted to Full Lieutenant 2nd Class on 20 August 1861
Promoted to Full Captain on 13 January 1862
Absent, sick on 01 September 1862
Returned on 15 October 1862 (Estimated day)
Resigned, disability Company B, 16th Infantry Regiment Virginia on 19 February 1863

Postwar: continued in lumber trade until he retired in 1903, served 32 years on the Suffolk School Board sometimes as chairman, member of the Masons, Knights of Pythias and Methodist Episcopal Church, died March 4, 1916, bur. at Cedar Hill in Suffolk.

The Cedar Hill Cemetery project (by Bruce Saunders) shows the following inscription:

CAPT. EXUM BRITTON BRITT
02-08-1831
03-01-1916
16TH VA.REG.INF.,MAHONE'S BRIG.
S/O EXUM O. & MIRANDA BRITT
BLOCK D, LOT 24
O-EXUM BRITT

From Nansemond County Civil War Veterans, by Bruce Saunders, there is this report:

Exum Britton Britt
16th Virginia Infantry, Company B, Captain
Britt was born February 8, 1831 the son of Exum O. and Miranda
Britt. In his youth he moved to Suffolk and was working as a
clerk before the war. After the war he entered the lumber trade
and was an accountant living in Suffolk. Britt served thirty-two
years on the Suffolk School Board, was a member of the Masons,
Knights of Pythias, American Legion and of the Methodist
Episcopal Church. Britt was also active in politics, served
as Commissioner of Revenue, and was a postmaster of Suffolk from
1893 to 1896. He married Eudora Porter Riddick (1833-1865) and
later Ellen Custine Riddick (1845-1888) both daughters of
Benjamin and Eliza Jerusha Porter Riddick. Britt died March 1,
1916 and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery Block D. Lot 24.

 7. Second Rowunknown
 8. Third Row

Dr. Barnes

Name: Thomas H. Barnes
born May 28, 1831, son of James Barnes, and Elizabeth Barnes, his wife, and a descendant of immigrants who settled at an early date in Hertford county, North Carolina, and from thence removed to Nansemond county, Virginia, James Barnes was a well-known citizen of Nansemond county, and for many years was a magistrate and a member of the county court. Thomas H. Barnes was a student at Kinsale Academy in Nansemond county, Virginia; Buckhorn Academy, Hertford Academy, North Carolina; matriculated at the University of Virginia in 1849, studying there three years; then took up the study of medicine at the Medical College of Virginia, and graduated with the class of 1853. In 1854 he commenced the active practice of his profession, with which he was occupied until 1888, at the homestead where he was born. He was for a long time chairman of the county Democratic committee, and was for many years a member of the house of delegates and the senate of Virginia. He was of imposing height and dignity in bearing, and was known as the "tall sycamore of Nansemond." For a long time he served as a member of the board of visitors of the Medical College of Virginia, and that of William and Mary College. He was a delegate to the constitutional convention which assembled in Richmond in 1901, was chairman of the committee on county government, and rendered excellent service in the deliberations of this body. In his earlier years one of his chief recreations was found in fox hunting. He never married.

The Cedar Hill Cemetery project (by Bruce Saunders) shows the following inscription for the only "Dr. Barnes" in that cemetery:

DR. THOMAS H. BARNES
05-23-1831
06-04-1913
A TRUE MAN, A LOYAL FRIEND AND
A FAITHFUL PUBLIC SERVANT
CSA
S/O JAMES & ELIZABETH
HOLLAND BARNES
BLOCK F, LOT 52

Enlisted as a Major (date unknown).
He was commissioned into Field & Staff VA 3rd Reserves Infantry
(date and method of discharge not given)
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
(c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com

 9. Third Row

Alex Baker
(Note: This listing is only a "best guess" as to the correct "Alex Baker".)

Name: Alexander Baker ,
Residence: Isle Of Wight County, Virginia
Enlistment Date: 01 March 1862
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Death Date: 05 June 1926
Death Place: R. E. Lee Soldier's Home, Richmond, VA
Unit Numbers: 625 625 657
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 01 March 1862
Enlisted in Surry Light Artillery Regiment Virginia on 01 March 1862.
Detailed on 15 December 1862 (As hospital aide)
Transferred Surry Light Artillery Regiment Virginia on 01 June 1863
Transfered in Company G, 13th Cavalry Regiment Virginia on 01 June 1863.
Absent, without leave on 15 December 1864


The following article about Gen. Laurence Simmons Baker was extracted from this site: http://members.aol.com/jweaver303/nc/baker.htm

In 1855 he was married to Elizabeth E., daughter of Dr. Alex. Henderson, of North Carolina, and they have three children living: Alexander Baker, sheriff of Nansemond county, Va.; Stuart A. Baker, of Richmond, and Elizabeth E. Baker.

10. Third Row

Richard Hosier

The Cedar Hill Cemetery project (by Bruce Saunders) shows the following inscription:

RICHARD HOSIER
(NAME ONLY)
"MOSBY - CSA"

From Nansemond County Civil War Veterans, by Bruce Saunders, there is this report:

Richard Hosier
Mosby's Partisan Rangers
43rd Battalion of Virginia Cavalry
Hosier was born August 14, 1818 in
Nansemond County. After the war he
was a member of the Tom Smith Camp of
The United Confederate Veterans
. He
and his wife Sarah had seven
children. He is buried in Cedar Hill
Cemetery, Block F, Lot 113 or Block
D, Lot 32. No dates are given on his
stone only the word "Mosby".

11. Third Row

George B. Walton

The Cedar Hill Cemetery project (by Bruce Saunders) shows the following inscription:

GEORGE B. WALTON
09-13-1846
04-21-1929
CSA
BLOCK H, LOT 37
O-GEO.WALTON

From Nansemond County Civil War Veterans, by Bruce Saunders, there is this report:

George B. Walton
CSA
Walton was born ca. 1846. He was listed with the Tom Smith Camp
of Confederate Veterans
. Walton died April 21, 1929 and is buried
in Cedar Hill Cemetery Block H, Lot 37.

12. Third Row

Philip Brinkley

Name: Philip B Brinkley ,
Occupation: Farmer
Enlistment Date: 23 July 1861
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Birth Date: 14 June 1844
Death Date: 29 April 1928
Unit Numbers: 799 799
Service Record: On rolls at Appomattox Court House, VA
Enlisted as a Private on 23 July 1861
Enlisted in Company I, 41st Infantry Regiment Virginia on 23 July 1861.
Received pay on 15 March 1862
Reenlisted in Company I, 41st Infantry Regiment Virginia on 15 March 1862
Hospitalized on 22 August 1862 at Chimborazo Hospl, Richmond, VA
Promoted to Full Sergeant 1st Class on 01 September 1862
Promoted to Full Lieutenant 2nd Class on 01 November 1864

Also, the Cedar Hill Cemetery project (by Bruce Saunders) shows the following inscription:

PHILIP BEVERLY BRINKLEY
06-14-1844
04-29-1928
CSA þ 41ST VA.INF., CO.I, 2ND LT.
S/O ABRAM & NANCY
KNIGHT BRINKLEY
BLOCK A, LOT 43

From Nansemond County Civil War Veterans, by Bruce Saunders, there is this report:

Philip B. Brinkley
41st Virginia Infantry, Company I, 2nd Lt.
Brinkley was born June 14, 1844 the son of Abram and Nancy Knight
Brinkley of Nansemond County. He was a farmer and owned 193 acres
twelve miles southwest of Suffolk. He married Armesis C. Franklin
(11/7/1848- ), daughter of Javan Riddick and Jane Rebecca Lee
Eppes Franklin on February 22, 1866. They had seven children. He
was a member of the Tom Smith Camp. Brinkley died April 29, 1928
and is buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Block A, Lot 43E 1/2.

13. Third Row

Dr. W. D. Wood

The Cedar Hill Cemetery project (by Bruce Saunders) shows the following inscription:

WILLIAM DAVID RIDDICK WOOD
01-14-1848
08-19-1918
CSA - DOCTOR
FOOTSTONE READS: "CSA 1861 - 1865"
S/O REV. DAVID AND JULIANNA
RIDDICK WOOD
BLOCK E, LOT 13
O-W.D.WOOD

From Nansemond County Civil War Veterans, by Bruce Saunders, there is this report:

William David Wood
CSA - Doctor
Wood was born January 14, 1848. He married Tallulah Marshall Wise
(7/7/1861-4/10/1891), daughter of Marshall Melville and Mary
Ellis Wise. Wood is listed with the "Tom Smith Camp of
Confederate Veterans
". He died August 19, 1918 and is buried
in Cedar Hill Cemetery Block E, Lot 13. Footstone reads: CSA
1861-1865.

14. Third Row

R. R. Allen

The Cedar Hill Cemetery project (by Bruce Saunders) shows the following inscription:

ROBERT RIDDICK ALLEN
12-18-1845
11-15-1920
S/O ARCHIBALD & MARY
SWEPSON ALLEN
MARRIED 01-27-1891
13TH VA. CAV., CO., PVT.
BLOCK B, LOT 44

The following article was extracted from the following site: http://members.sitegadgets.com/jweaver300/board/1209.html

The Tom Smith Camp of United Confederate Veterans was named in honor of Lieutenant Thomas Washington Smith (1832-1912), who was a member of the 16th Virginia Infantry. Smith repeatedly refused promotion, due to his devotion to the men in the ranks. After the war, he was in the mercantile business and was the President of the Suffolk National Bank. The Tom Smith Camp was camp #44 in the Virginia Grand Camp of United Confederate Veterans. During the 1904/05 session, R.R. Allen was the camp commander (president) and Richard S. Boyken was the adjutant (assistant).

From Nansemond County Civil War Veterans, by Bruce Saunders, there is this report:

Robert Riddick Allen
13th Virginia Cavalry, Company C, Private
Allen was born Dec.18,1845 in Nansemond Co. the son of Archibald
and Mary Swepson Allen. He married Frances Jones Cosby (1859-1896)
on Jan.27,1891. Allen was believed to have been killed in the
war but appeared at his home riding a mule after the war. He
entered the business
world and became one of the most substantial business men of his
day in Suffolk. He always took great interest
in the Tom Smith Camp of Confederate Veterans and was one of the
last survivors of that organization. He died
Nov. 15,1920 and is buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery Block B, Lot
44.


James Harrison Butler (identified by the book's author, Kermit Hobbs, since it was published) is the
first man on the left in the 2nd row.