Granville C. Bobo was a Private in Co. D, 2nd West Virginia Cavalry, Vol. Book: Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1866, and in the War with Mexico,1846-1848, Vol. XII, Page 337 & 578. 2nd Regiment West Virginia Cavalry. Bobo, Granville C.; Rank, Private; Age, 18; Date Entered Service, 1 September 1861; Period of Service, 3 years; Remarks, Died May 23, 1863 in Hospital at Charleston, Virginia; Buried, Winchester, Virginia.

This regiment was organized at Parkersburg, Virginia, in November 1861 to serve three years. The roster here given contains the names of soldiers who went from Ohio and were accredited to that State by the General Government. The organization was mustered out of service June 30, 1865 as a Battalion in accordance with orders from the War Department. (See notes of Mary Black Bobo, his mother.) Granville C. Bobo was mustered a Private on November 8, 1861 in Co. D of the 2nd Regiment Virginia Cavalry (USA), Vols.

One of the affidavits in the file indicates that Granville performed extra work for the boys in the unit to earn a little more money to send home.