Nelson, George Washington , Jr. (G. Washington "Wash" Nelson), 1840-1903
Son of Reverend George Washington Nelson and Jane Crease. He attended the University of Virginia from 1858 - 1860.Joined the Confederate Army in May 1861. Became Captain of the Hanover Light Artillery. Later he was promoted to Major and joined the staff of General William Nelson Pendleton, Chief of Artillery of the Army of Northern Virginia. He was captured in October 1863 and spent the remainder of the Civil War in multiple Union prisons. He married his first cousin Mollie Scollay of Shepherdstown, West Virginia in 1865. Ordained an Episcopal minister in 1875.He died on May 30, 1903.