Fletcher was born Oct 1837 in Virginia. In 1860 he is 23 living in Fayette Co. Texas. His enlisted [date is unknown] in Capt. B.F Dunn's Co. Wallers Texas Cav. This was incorporated into Col. Joseph Bates's 13th Infantry. This regiment has artillery/ cavalry and infantry. It was assigned to the Western District of Texas, Dept of Texas. Their main mission was the defense of the Texas Coastline with emphasis on Galveston Bay. He has 5 cards in his archival file, and I found 2 short historical overviews of the 13th Texas Infantry. Battles: San Luis Pass April 5-6, 1862, Near Velasco, Texas, 4 July 1862, and again at this location 11 Aug 1862, and Sterling Plantation 29 Sept. 1863. He is a patient in the 13th Regt Hospital 22 June 1864 - 9 July 1864. On 29 Sept 1864 he is given a 20-day furlough to Fayette County. He was paroled 7 July 1865. He was the father-in-law of my 4th cousin 3 x removed. He received a pension for his service to the Confederacy and when he died his wife applied and received a pension. She applied 11 Oct 1913 from Cleveland, Liberty Co. Texas. They are buried in the Oak Shade Cem. In the afore said town.
William was born 10 Nov 1824 in Landry Parish, Louisiana. He is 36 years old on the 1860 census and living in Liberty County, Texas. He was in Co B 1st Cavalry State Troops as follows and entered here as no index for the 1st exists. Enlisted from Liberty County, Texas in 1863 when the unit was formed. Captain Thomas A Wooten's Company aka as Co H. He has 2 cards in his archival file. He died 21 Nov. 1899 and is buried at Ryan Cem. in Liberty Co. Texas. There is no known history for this unit.
Matthew was born 22 Oct 1842 in Clayton, Barbour Co. Ala. He enlisted at Clayton on 15 May 1861 in the Old Co K 5th Ala. Infantry which became New CO A of 5th infantry. His cover card states some of his records are under M.M.C. Fenn of which there are 43 cards. He suffered several medical episodes of disease and exhaustion, Measels, chronic diarrhea and reoccurring fever. In Aug 1862 he is sent home on sick furlough for 30 days. His Regiment saw action at Yorktown, Seven Pines, Cold Harbor, Malvern Hill, Fredericksburg, Boonsboro, Sharpsburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness and was captured in the trenches of Petersburg on 2 April 1865. He was sent to Point Lookout Md where he was released on 12 June 1865 after swallowing the yellow dog. He was the father-in-law of my 4th cousin 4 times removed. He died 4 Sept 1898 and is buried at the Mount Zion Cem. in Louisville, Barbour County, Alabama. I pray his soul rests in peace.
John was born in Georgia 22 April 1820. He enlisted in Capt. Finley's Co. and mustered 17 May 1862 in Jackson Co. Fla. He was 42 y/o. He has 20 cards in his archival file, unfortunately most are illegible. His date of death is listed as 6 May 1864 at Dalton Ga. which coincides with the battle of Rocky Face Ridge which was fought there on the 5th of May 1864. Battles: Confederate heartland offensive. Tullahoma Campaign, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, and was killed at Battle of Rocky Face Ridge. His body has not been accounted for. His wife filed for and received a pension based on his service. She filed from Barber Co. Alabama on 25 April 1889. John was the father-in-law of my distant cousin.
JACOB T HUFFMAN (Hoffman) born about 1841, son of Anthony & Martha Bennett Wells and brother to 3rd Sgt. Jasper M. Huffman, also Co, E. 62nd Virginia. Enlisted as Private, Company E, in Pocohontas County, August 26, 1862. Present on muster rolls through December 21, 1864. On detached duty with Captain Hill in Randolph & Barbour Counties, autumn 1864. Paroled with his brother Jasper, May 17, 1865, at Staunton, Virginia.
James was born 17 Dec 1838 in Panola Miss. and died 30 Jan 1925 in Lockhart, Caldwell Co. Texas. He applied for and received a CSA pension. When he died his 2nd wife petitioned for and also received a pension. He enlisted 11 June 1862 at Galveston, Texas in Co H. 1st Regt. Heavy Artillery. He served his entire tour of duty in the Galveston area. He has 11 cards in his archival file. Entry for 5 Sept 1864 notes that he is on furlough to Caldwell Co. Tx. He is buried alongside his wife at Lockheart Municipal Burial Park, Caldwell Co. Texas. He was the father-in-law of my 5th cousin 3 x removed.
Joseph was born 26 Aug 1839 in Tattnall Co. Georgia. He is not to be confused with Joseph Tillman from nearby Bulloch Co, Ga who served at age 44 in the 29th Ga Infantry. [Their records are intertwined in the archives] My Joseph has 3 cards in the Archives 4th Reg Ga. Cav Clinch's. not to be confused with another Ga. 4th Cav called Avery's. This unit was formed in Jan 1863 using the 3rd Cav Battn: as its nucleus. It served along the Georgia coast until summer of 1864 when it was assigned to M.E. Hammonds Command. Joseph died of unknown cause on 24 Feb 1865 at Quitman, Brooks Co Ga. I have not found his grave. His wife Sarah Jessie Everett in 1867 remarried Edison Oliver Arnold and moved to Lockhart, Caldwell Co Texas.
Isaac was born 7 Jun 1842 in Decatur Co. Ga. He enlisted on 15 July 1863 at Bainbridge, Ga by Capt. Camfield for the war. He was paid $50 bounty. He has four cards in his archival file. His unit was assigned to the Ga. Fla, Carolina Dept. Served along the coast and was active in the defense of Savannah. Officers Lt. Col. Arthur Hood and Major Charles H Camfield. Regiment was surrendered at Tallahassee, Fla. by Maj. Gen. Sam Stone CSA commanding on 10 May 1865. He was the father-in-law of my 4th cousin 4 x removed.
James was born 14 Jan 1843 in Spring Place, Murray Co. Ga. and died 9 June 1913 in Baldwin, Habersham Co. Ga. He has 31 cards in his CSA Archival file. He is listed on the 1860 census as being 17 y/o in Military District 1013, Murray Co. Ga. Enlisted 3 July 1861 at Atlanta Ga by Major J.L. Calhoun. Described as 19 y/o with blue eyes, light hair, standing 5ft-9 inches tall. He fought in numerous battles including, Seven Days, Sharpsburg, Gettysburg, Cold Harbor, 2nd Manassas, 1st Winchester and Fredericksburg. Wounded 1 April 1864 which resulted in his left arm being amputated. He was the father-in-law of my 4th cousin 4 x removed. He is buried at Leatherwood Cem. Banks, Habersham Co. Ga.
Oliver was born 18 May 1829 in Thomas County, Georgia. On the 1860 Census he is 30 y/o and the PO is at Thomasville. He enlisted 2 Nov. 1863 at Camp Lamar - Cobb located in Lumpkin Co. Ga. ake [ Camp of Instruction ] : Enlisted by Capt. Charles H. Camfield for the war. He is paid $50 bonus and $26.60 cents for the use and risk of his horse. He has 8 cards in his archival file. His unit is assigned to the Fla, Ga, Fla Dept and did not leave that area. It served along the Georgia coast and Eastern Florida. The Battalion was active in the defense of Savannah and in March of 1865, totaled about 300 total in officers and men. Lt Col. Arthur Hood was the commander. They surrendered and were paroled on 10 MaThomas Countyuy 1865 at Tallahassee, Florida. He was the father-in-law of my 4th cousin 4 x removed. He died after 1880 In Thomas County Ga.
Jackson Lumpkins is my fourth great grandfather. He served in the 34th Mississippi Infantry Co. G as a Teamster. He was capture in the battle of Look out Mountain and sent to Rock Island, Illinois. He was transferred for exchange on March 13th, 1865. It is unclear when he passed away or how. His probate document date was January 21st, 1867. If anyone had information on him or a photo feel free to send me a email.
Thomas Massie is my fourth great grand father. He was born in Missouri in 1830 living there until 1861 when he would move his family to Clarksville in Red River County, Texas. He would enlist in the 23rd Texas Cavalry Co. B on March 1st, 1862 serving throughout. After the war he would stay around Red River and Fannin Counties in Texas. He passed away in 1872 but it is unknown where exactly he is buried. If anyone has information or photos of my ancestor please feel free to reach out.
Andrew Jackson Smith is my 3rd Great Grandfather. He was born in Fulton County, Georgia on June 2, 1844. By the start of the War Andrew was living in Milton County, Georgia where he enlisted with the 22nd Georgia Infantry Co. E. on February 22, 1862. His regiment would see heavy action throughout the war. On July 2nd 1863 at Gettysburg he would be captured and be sent to Fort Delaware where he would stay until 1865 before being paroled and exchanged. If anyone has more information or photos of my ancestor please feel free to reach out.
James Wiley Franklin Cook is my third great grandfather. He was born in Macon, Georgia in 1829. He would move to Alabama and meet his wife Mary Elizabeth Howell in 1857 in Russell, Alabama. They would move West to Cass County, Texas where James would help build Laws Chapel which still stands today. On April 2nd, 1862 He would enlist in the 18th Texas Infantry Co. B in Linden, Texas. It is said he left home with a double barrel shotgun and a bowie knife. He would serve through the war and stay in Cass County for the remainder of his life until passing in 1909 from Brights Disease. He is buried in the Laws Chapel Cemetery in Cass County, Texas. If anyone has photos or documents please reach out. Also any other descendants of the 18th Texas Infantry feel free to reach out as well.
George Washington Hatch is my fourth great grandfather he enlisted in the 37th Arkansas Infantry Co. C on April 30th, 1862 in Augusta, Arkansas for a three year term his records only go until August 1862 before no more can be found. He survived the war and lived until June 19th, 1902. His second wife Elizabeth Hatch would be placed in later years in the Little Rock Confederate Home. If anyone is a descendant of other men of this regiment, kin or has any information, photos or records feel free to email me.
I am the 3rd great grandson of James Carl Roberts, of Gentryville Indiana (1832). Served until Chickamauga. Take to Richmond, Libby, and Andersonville Prison. He paroled out at end of the war. Moved to Lauderdale Co. Alabama in 1887.
William was born 20 Oct 1842 in Yalobusha Co Miss. In 1860 he is 17 y/o living in DeWitt, Texas. He was enlisted by Capt J.C.G. Key on 18 March 1862 at Gonzales, this company was also known as [Hartman Rifles] He has 14 cards in his archival file and are under William C. Cavitt. He joined his unit in Virginia. He was captured at Suffolk Va. and paroled 13 May 1863 and exchanged at City Point. He was shot in the left leg at the battle of Chickamauga 19 Sept 1863 and had the lower third of his left leg amputated. He returned to Texas and applied for a pension which was approved 27 Mar 1905. He died 3 Sept 1918 in New Mexico. He was the father - in - Law of my 4th cousin 3 x removed.
My great-great grandfather J. Peter Stineman of Grandview IA mustered into the army in Keokuk IA as a Private and mustered out in Mobile AL as a Sergeant. I have a medal given to him at a Reunion in the 1880''s. I also have a group photo of the 188? GAR reunion. I also have most of the names of the other veterans in the photo. I had to re-enter this info since I lost my old password and couldn't edit the info.
Stephen was born in Black Jack Township, Richmond Co. NC Jan 1846. He is shown as age 14 in the 1860 census. His obit states that he was a Confederate Veteran and served in Co A 4th North Carolina Cavalry. He had several family members in that unit. I have not been able to find his archival record. He married twice 1st Sarah Ann Dockery born 1856 d. 1909. He married 2nd in 1912 a Mary Bostic. Stephen died 29 Oct 1925 and is buried with his first wife at Eastside Cem. Rockingham, Richmond Co. NC
Henry was born in Black Jack Township, Richmond County NC in 1841. He enlisted with his brother Capt. William Covington Wall on 30 March 1861 at Rockingham, NC. He has four cards in his archival file for this unit. He was discharged by substitution 10 May 1862. He later re-enlisted as a Pvt in Co A 4th North Carolina Cavalry. He has five cards in that file. He served honorably until the end of the war. He married Mary Fanny Leak. He died 31 July 1899 and is buried beside his wife in the Leak Family cemetery near Rockingham, Richmond Co. NC