When Benjamin Rush Moss was born on November 7, 1839, in Burkes Garden, Virginia, his father, William, was 27 and his mother, Sarah, was 29. He married Mary Louise Davis on April 27, 1872, in his hometown. They had ten children in 20 years. He died on September 27, 1922, in Burkes Garden, Virginia, having lived a long life of 82 years, and was buried there.
A 1931 news clipping indicates that a man named Clinton Goodman was charged with manslaughter in relation to Moss' death.
Unit Service History: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1st_New_Hampshire_Light_Battery
Personally present at the following battles: Battle of Groveton Second Battle of Bull Run Battle of Antietam Battle of Fredericksburg Battle of Chancellorsville Battle of Gettysburg Bristoe Campaign Mine Run Campaign Battle of the Wilderness Battle of Spotsylvania Court House Battle of Totopotomoy Creek Battle of Cold Harbor Siege of Petersburg Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road First Battle of Deep Bottom Battle of the Crater (reserve) Second Battle of Deep Bottom
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Andrew Robert Pietersen on 12/5/2023
Thomas was born 10 Jun 1840 in Taylor Co. Ga. He has 2 cards in his archival file. H enlisted 4 March 1863 at Buena Vista, Marion Co. Ga., enlisted by Capt. Taylor. He was in good company as he had another 5 or 6 brothers and in-laws in the company. He saw action in the Atlanta and Carolina Campaigns & around Charleston, Battery Wagner, He died 23 Jan 1913 and is buried at Rose Hill Cem. Osceola Co. Fla. He was the husband of my 1st cousin 5 x removed.
John is believed to have been born in Missouri. He moved to Hamburg, Ashley Co. Arkansas. He married there and died and is buried there. In 1860 he is 18 years old and in Montague Co. Texas. [ It is unknown why he was there]. When the war broke out, he enlisted in that county in 18 Jan 1862 in Capt. D.S. Hagler's Co. His horse is valued at $75 and equipment $15. He has 19 items in his archival file. He is wounded slightly in his ankle at the battle of Murfreesboro. Captured at the Battle of Marietta, Cobb Co. Ga. on 18 June 1864. Sent as POW to Louisville, Ky and on to Camp Morton in Indianapolis, Ind. On 13 March 1865 he is transported for exchange from Camp Morton. Battles, Richmond, Kentucky, Murfreesboro, Jackson Miss, Chickamauga, Jenkins Farm, Atlanta Campaign. In March of 1862 the 14th became dismounted. He was the father-in-law of my 1st cousin 5 x removed. His wife Sarah Frances applied for and received a pension. Pension # 20115. John died 5 Mar 1903 and she applied for pension in 1917. She died 16 June 1928 in Hamburg, Ashley Co. Ark.
Born: August 15th, 1815, Lincoln County, NC Died: January 26th, 1902, Cleveland County, NC Was the son of William Hull 1785-1861 He is buried at Antioch Baptist Church in Blacksburg, SC Enlisted in the 4th NC Senior Reserves in 1864. Was my 4th Great Grandfather
Hezekiah was born 1 May 1821 in Georgia. The 1860 census finds him at age 40 in Coosa Co. Ala. The Post Office is at Rockford. He has 15 items in his archival file. He enlisted 23 June 1862 at Richmond Va. Serving in Archer's Brigade. He is sick in the hospital at Richmond from 24 Dec 1862 until 27 Jan 1863. He is in the fight at Yorktown, Seven Pines, Mechanicsville, Cold Harbor, Malvern Hill, South Mountain, Sharpsburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg. He is on the attack towards Mcphearson's Ridge on 1 July when he is captured and sent to Fort Delaware where he dies of Typhoid Fever on 9 Sept 1863. He is in a mass grave at Finn's Point National Cem. Pennsville, Salem County New Jersey. He was the father-in-law of my 2nd cousin 4 x removed.
Enlistment Date: 09 Dec 1861; Enlistment Place: Camp Trousdale . Found sources listed as H.L. Bass and L.L. Bass (L.L. Bass is a transcription error) b. 21 Jul 1834 d. 16 Oct 1898; Burial: Bass Family Farm Cemeter, Wilson County, Tennessee. Husband of Almeda Vivrett-Bass-1st cousin 4x removed.
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Ellen L Carr-Ogden on 11/26/2023