Esquire Monroe Hobbs


Civil War

parents: P Wayne Hobbs and Katherine Cossel


Birth:  c. 1838  VA
Death:  27 Apr 1863  Washington Co, VA
Burial:  Emory and Henry Cemetery, Washington Co, VA

Marriage #1

Mary Ann Fleenor

20 Dec 1860  Washington Co, VA by James Fleenor


Sheffey Hobbs c. 1861


1840 Federal census  Washington Co, VA - age under 5  (view census information)
1850 Federal census District 67, Washington Co, VA - age 12  (view census information)
1860 Federal census Western District, Washington Co, VA - 21  (view census information)
National Archives, Washington D.C. Military file of Monroe Hobbs (personally viewed and copied) American Civil War Soldiers
"High on a Windy Hill" by Mc Connell, Catherine Sanders 
The Overmountain Press, TN - reprint 1995 (book)
The Virginia Civil War Home Page Jeffrey Weaver, publisher
Emory and Henry Cemetery, Washington Co, VA Tombstones (viewed and photographed)
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan


Miscellaneous Information
1) Monroe E Hobbs (husband of Mary Ann Fleenor) and Amanda Hobbs (wife of Gaspar Sampson Fleenor) are both children of P Wayne Hobbs* and Katherine Cossel* *Katherine and Wayne are also found here and here.

2) Monroe served in the Civil War.  He was a private in Co E of the 63rd VA Regiment for the Confederacy (view battle history of 63rd Regiment), and died of "camp fever".  He received Distinguished Service status. We have a copy of the Widow's Pension Application, filed by Monroe's widow, Mary.

3) From an entry in "High on a Windy Hill": "Names of the Confederate Dead on the Monument erected on the site where they are buried in the Cemetery at Emory."

Photos and/or signatures



Row 1; 1st stone under tree

grave #22 

Esquire Monroe Hobbs

Emory and Henry Cemetery
Washington Co, Virginia

photos taken by Debra Branigan