Dear Ms. Corley,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the series Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations in the War Department Collection of Confederate Records (Record Group 109) that include a file for Confederate Soldiers from the State of Virginia - Teter, Balaam - Sixty-second Mounted Infantry (First Partisan Rangers, Sixty-second Partisan Rangers, Sixty-second Infantry, Sixty-second Cavalry, Imboden's Partisan Rangers) and Confederate Soldiers from the State of Virginia - Teter, Salem - Sixty-second Mounted Infantry (First Partisan Rangers, Sixty-second Partisan Rangers, Sixty-second Infantry, Sixty-second Cavalry, Imboden's Partisan Rangers). These records have been digitized and are available using the Catalog.
Please note that these records were not created during the war, but were created between 1903 and 1927 from information abstracted from Union prison and parole records and from captured and other surviving Confederate records to document the service of individuals who fought in Confederate units during the American Civil War. Information in the CMSRs is often extremely limited, because comparatively few records were created in the 1860s compared to what might be found in 20th and 21st century military service records, and many of these records that were created did not survive the war or did not end up in federal custody.
There may be further information about service related disabilities in pension files. The federal government did not provide pensions or disability compensation to Confederate veterans. This was instead provided by the governments of former Confederate states. The veteran was eligible to apply for a pension to the State in which he lived, even if he served in a unit from a different State. Generally, an applicant was eligible for a pension only if he was indigent or disabled. In your letter to the repository, please include the Confederate veteran's name, his widow's name, the unit(s) in which he served, and the counties in which he and his widow lived after the Civil War. Some repositories also have records of Confederate Homes (for veterans, widows, etc.), muster rolls of State Confederate militia, and other records related to the war.
We hope this is helpful. Best of luck with your family research!
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Here is some information found where he is buried. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39625487/balaam-teter
According to this record he was confined at two separate prisons:1863-08-20 Confined, (Atheneum Prison, Wheeling, WV); 1863-09-02 Confined, (Camp Chase, OH); 1863-10-01 Released, (Camp Chase, OH)
Name: Salem Teter Enlistment Age: 29 Birth Date: 14 May 1832 Birth Place: Pendleton County, West Virginia Enlistment Date: 18 May 1861 Enlistment Place: Franklin, West Virginia Enlistment Rank: Private Muster Place: Virginia Muster Company: B Muster Regiment: 31st Infantry Muster Regiment Type: Infantry Muster Information: Enlisted Imprisonment Date: 18 Aug 1863 Imprisonment Place: Pendleton County, West Virginia Side of War: Confederacy Survived War?: Yes Complexion: Florid Eye Color: Blue Hair Color: Light Height: 5 ft, 10 inches Last Known Residence Place: Nebraska Death Date: 14 Jun 1907 Death Place: Bartley, Nebraska Notes: 1862-05-20 Deserted, (New Market, VA); 1863-08-20 Confined, (Atheneum Prison, Wheeling, WV); 1863-09-02 Confined, (Camp Chase, OH); 1863-10-01 Released, (Camp Chase, OH) Additional Notes 2: Muster 2 Date: 18 May 1861; Muster 2 Place: Virginia; Muster 2 Unit: 778; Muster 2 Company: K; Muster 2 Regiment: 25th Infantry; Muster 2 Regiment Type: Infantry; Muster 2 Information: Enlisted;