Confederate States of America Army
Provided By Charles Purser: April
Virgil Pfaff, Private, Co D, 57th NC Inf, resided
in Forsyth Co., NC where he enlisted at age 20, July 4, 1862, for the war.
Hospitalized at Richmond, Va, Sept 29, 1862 with measles. Returned
to duty on Oct 29, 1862. Wounded in the right leg and captured at
Fredericksburg, Va. Dec 13, 1862. Right leg amputated. Hospitalized
at Washington, DC where he died on or about Dec 29, 1862 of wounds.