Appomattox Chapter 11, Virginia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy®

Iron Cross and Marker Dedication for Clement Jordan Lipscomb
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Iron Cross Dedication for Bradford Thomas Wilmer
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Iron Cross and Marker Dedication for Clement Jordan Lipscomb
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The picture above was taken on Sunday, November 4, 2007 at the Oronoco Church of the Brethren in Amherst County, Virginia as we honored Pvt. Clement Jordan Lipscomb with a Marker and Iron Cross Dedication. Those in attendance were: Appomattox Chapter 11 UDC, Turner Ashby Chapter 824, Nelson Grays Camp #2123, Appomattox Rangers Court House Camp #1733, and the 58th VA Infantry/Summers-Koontz Camp # 490.


Clement Jordan Lipscomb was born on June 1, 1839 in Amherst County. When the War Between the States broke out he was a farmer in this County. On September 11, 1861 he enlisted in the Amherst Light Artillery and on November 19, 1861 he transferred into what would become one of the most famous units of the war—the 18th Virginia Infantry.


Clement saw action at Seven Pines, Sharpsburg, and was wounded at Gettysburg. He was sent to the hospital for fever from August through December of 1864, but he was at Saylor’s Creek in 1865 and was captured and condemned to the infamous Federal Prison at Point Lookout Maryland.


Records indicate that Clement did not sign the oath, but was paroled July 1, 1865 almost three months after Lee’s surrender at Appomattox.


His wounds followed him all the days of his life. His record indicates he was a carpenter in the postwar years. On May 12, 1914 Clement left this life. He was brought here to Oronoco Church of the Brethren to rest in hope of glorious resurrection.


In his official report of Sharpsburg, General Richard B. Garnett-himself a fatality of the War- unknowingly wrote a fitting memorial of the 18th Virginia Infantry when he wrote, “ In this battle, as in former ones, we are called on to deplore the loss of many brave spirits, who have sealed their devotion to the Southern cause with their life’s blood. May the memories ever be enshrined in the hearts of their countrymen.


Prelude "Shall We Gather At The River"
Robert Maxham

Presentation of Colors, Nelson Grays Camp 2123
Appomattox Rangers Court House Camp 1733 and 58th VA Infantry

Welcome comments
Brenda C. Beeton, descendant of Clement Lipscomb

Tribute to Clement Jordan Lipscomb
Dennis J. Beeton

sung by Wade Locy

Honoring Clement Jordan Lipscomb
Jessee and Michael

UDC Members Remembering Clement Lipscomb
Appomattox UDC

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