Major Philip Henry Powers, CSA, Civil War    ca. 1862
He was the Quartermaster for J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry.

This is my dad's great grandfather.  He fought for the Confederacy
from the beginning to the end of the Civil War and survived.  Mom's great
grandfather William Thompson fought for the Union and didn't survive the war.

My dad is the fourth Philip Henry Powers.  My nephew is the sixth P.H.P.

G-Pa, the third Philip Henry Powers, at VPI.    ca. 1913

G-Mom, Margaret Scott Powers    1920

Their wedding, April 17, 1920.