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 Sgt Andrew Jackson Richey  
35th Mississippi Infantry - Co. H   
Andrew Richey was a Sargent in the 35th Mississipi Infantry Company "H". He was killed at Corinth Mississippi 2 Oct 1862. Enlisted 1 Mar 1862.
  Ancestor added by Patrick Clifton on 11/21/2020
 Pvt Thomas Preston Taylor  
12th Kentucky Infantry - Co. C   
Born in Virginia in 1837. Moved to Clinton Co. in the mid 1850's with the Boohers of Sullivan Co. TN. while his parents and siblings remained in Virginia. Enlisted as a Private 3 OCT 1861 at Camp Hopkins, Clinton Co. KY. while his older brother enlisted in Floyd Co. VA in the Virginia 42nd Reg. (CSA). Pvt. Thomas P. Taylor was mustered out on disability March 16, 1863. He died mysteriously 8 years later on April 7, 1871 while delivering the mail to Creelsboro. He left behind a pregnant wife and 6 young children at the age of 34.
  Ancestor added by Matt Taylor on 11/19/2020
 Pvt Wiley Washington Russell  
34th North Carolina Infantry - Co. K   
Enlisted as Private in May 1861in Company K at Montgomery County, N. C.
Discharged from service - October 1862 for being overage
Applied for North Carolina Pension For Disability From Service - 1902
Pension was denied despite evidence of wounds received during the war
  Ancestor added by James Farmer Jr on 11/19/2020
 Cpl Albert David Honeycutt  
24th North Carolina Infantry - Co. C   
Enlisted as Private in May 1861 in Company C at Johnston County, N.C.
Elected Corporal at Muster
Reduced in ranks to Private during Regimental Reorganization in May 1862
Present through March 1865
Captured and Released on Loyalty Oath in Raleigh, N.C. April 11, 1865
  Ancestor added by James Farmer Jr on 11/19/2020
 Pvt Thomas Ruffin Lamm  
43rd North Carolina Infantry - Co. C   
Enlisted as a Private in April 1862 in Company C at Wilson County, N.C.
Captured at Locust Grove, Virginia in November 1863.
Sent to Capitol Prison, Washington, D.C. and then to Fort Delaware, Delaware
Paroled - March 1865
Became one the wealthiest citizens of Wilson County, N.C. after the war and fathered nineteen children
Died - March 13, 1915
  Ancestor added by James Farmer Jr on 11/19/2020
 Capt James Peyton Glenn  
18th Virginia Infantry - Co. D   
James Peyton Glenn enlisted as a private in Company D of the Prospect Rifle Grays in May 1861. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant at muster.
He was wounded in the ear at Gaines Mill. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant in July 1862. Shortly afterwards, he was severely wounded
in the thigh at 2nd Manassas and spent several months recovering from his wound. He returned to duty in May 1863 as the company
commander of Company D. He led his company at Gettysburg where he was wounded in the leg and captured during Pickett's Charge
on July 3, 1863. After spending the next two months in Union Army Hospitals, he was sent to Johnson's Island, Ohio where he remained
until his exchange in March of 1865. He was promoted to the rank of Captain after his exchange and may have rejoined his regiment for
the last days of the war. After the Civil War, James Peyton Glenn was married, had several children and became a farmer and high school
principal in Prince Edward County, Virginia. He died in October of 1907.
  Ancestor added by James Farmer Jr on 11/18/2020
 Pvt Albert Thompson Grove  
27th Wisconsin Infantry - Co. H   
Albert Thomas Grove's birth name was Ingebrigt Torsteinsen.
He was born on the Farm Grov in Hafslo, Norway.

Company H was an all-Norwegian company recruited to the otherwise all-German 27th regiment. Most of the members of Company H were from Dane County, Wisconsin. The company nickname was "The Norwegian Bear Killers".
  Ancestor added by Brian Majeres on 11/17/2020
 Lt Stephen N. Hinman  
1st Connecticut Cavalry - Co. A   
.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 about Stephen N Hinman
Name: Stephen N Hinman
Residence: Connecticut
Enlistment Date: 6 Nov 1861
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Connecticut
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Connecticut 1st Cavalry Regiment on 14 Nov 1861. Promoted to Full Corporal on 01 Oct 1862.
Promoted to Full Qtr Master Sarg on 01 Nov 1863. Promoted to Full 1st Sergeant on 04 Nov 1864. Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 07 Jan 1865. Mustered out on 02 Aug 1865.
He was aide to Col Pennington of battalion staff at the end of the war.

  Ancestor added by Brian Majeres on 11/17/2020
 Pvt Peter Thompson  
7th Wisconsin Infantry - Co. D   
Enlisted as: Peter Thompson (Civil War Veteran)
Real name: Peter Torsteinsen - or - Peter Thompson Grove
Born: April 3, 1838 (Grove, Hafslo Sogn og Fjordane, Norway)
Died: May 10, 1915 (Ionia, Chickasaw Co., IA)
Residence at time of enlistment: Union, Waupaca Co., WI
Enlisted: August 30, 1861 as a Pvt. in the 7th WI Infantry, Co. D
Mustered Out: September 1, 1864
WND: August 28, 1862 at Gainesville, VA (Brawner's Farm)
  Ancestor added by Brian Majeres on 11/17/2020
 Pvt George Washington Hale  
14th Kentucky Infantry - Co. K   
He was my great great grandfather I have visited his grave in Inez ky
  Ancestor added by Jason hale on 11/15/2020
 Pvt John A Mothershead  
Home Guard, Alabama State Troops - Co. I   
Born 1832
Died 29 Sept 1864
45th Reg, Alabama Infantry
Film number M374 roll 32
Date of Organization 19 May 1862
Muster Date 8 April 1865
Buried at Rose Hill Cemetery Macon, Bibb County, Georgia
Memorial ID 90213845
  Ancestor added by Sonya Mothershed Wentland on 11/13/2020
 Pvt James A Mothershead  
Home Guard, Alabama State Troops - Co. D   
Born 1834 in Lowndes, Alabama. Died 20 Jun 1863 at Fort Morgan, Alabama
Branch: Artillery
Reg Unit: 1st Battalion, Heavy Artillery
Widow: Emily Mothershead
General Info: C.S.A Conscripted into Co. D
1st Battalion Ala, Art on Sept. 8, 1862
He died on June 20, 1863 of typus fever at Post Hospital
Fort Morgan, Al
  Ancestor added by Sonya Mothershed Wentland on 11/13/2020
 Pvt John Baxter Parsons  
Braxton's Battalion, Confederate Artillery - Co. G   
Enlisted in 1862 In 64 VA company G. Was discharged 3 days later by Colonel Slemp. After Colonel Slemp found out his 2 brothers and both uncles and cousin's where all enlisted.
  Ancestor added by Richard Parsons on 10/18/2020
 Pvt Wade Hampton Philips  
14th South Carolina Infantry - Co. C   
My great great grand father,
Served with C co. 14th SC Infantry, wounded at Sharpsburg, wounded and let in the hands of the enemy Gettysburg July 1863, paroled and returned home at end of war.
  Ancestor added by PHILIP McDaniel on 10/1/2020
 Unk Jacob C. Kern  
3rd Indiana Cavalry - Co. A   
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  Ancestor added by Dennis Kern on 9/27/2020
 Pvt William M Campbell  
4th Missouri Cavalry - Co. F   
William was born in Kentucky in1833. He has 5 cards in his archival file. Enlisted 12 Oct 1862 in Howell Co. Mo. by Capt Febris for 3 years. He mustered 13 Nov 1862 at Mountain Home, Marion Co Ark. His horse is valued at $125 and equipment at $15. It is 25 miles to rendezvous. Joined Capt John W Jacob's Co. Burbridge's Regiment of Missouri Partisan Rangers which became Co F 4th Missouri Cavalry.
The history of this Regiment is one of heroic actions over evil...A great read if you want to know what the government can do to you if you are in their way...
William died 21 April 1914 and is buried at Uniontown, Crawford Co. Ark. May he rest in peace
Deo Vindice

  Ancestor added by phillip thomas on 9/23/2020
 Pvt Robert Lee Elmore  
11th Alabama Infantry - Co. D   
11th Alabama Regiment, Company D - The Canebrake Legion

31 May 1862 • Henrico County, Virginia, USA
Wounded at the Battle of Seven Pines - Finger of left hand shot off

05 May 1864 • Fredericksburg, Virginia, USA
Wounded at The Battle of the Wilderness - Shot in the Hip

Returned home to Marengo Co., Alabama and was cared for by the widow Araminta Bonds who lost her husband and sons in the war. Ms. Bonds died at Gaineswood Plantation in Demopolis, AL on 10/30/1898
  Ancestor added by Marcus Pierce on 9/17/2020
 Pvt John A Stevens  
35th Texas Cavalry (Likens') - Co. G   
Two days after his 17th birthday, young John became a substitute for his father Squire Stevens (probably a local militia company at the time). When Capt Gus Warren's company was called to Tyler in Sept 1863 to organize into Likens' Battalion CSA, Squire took his son's place and sent him home. John sold his father's best mule, bought a horse, returned to the company and enlisted under his own name in October 1863. Likens and Burns Battalions were consolidated at Houston in November 1863 and 3 independent companies from Terrell's Regiment were added to form Likens' 35th Texas Cavalry. The regiment served on the Texas Gulf Coast until March 1864 when they were ordered to support Gen Richard Taylor in the Red River Campaign. After Gen Banks' Federal army was driven back to the Mississippi River, the 35th served along the upper Atchafalaya River until February 1865. The regiment was dismounted and stationed at Galveston until the end of the war. Private John A. Stevens was given a Soldier's Discharge on May 25, 1865 which is still in possession of the family along with 22 confederate bills he brought home after the war.
  Ancestor added by John Stevens on 9/10/2020
 Pvt Robert Polson  
21st South Carolina Infantry - Co. E   
Robert was born in Cole Hill Township, Chesterfield Co SC 20 Mar 1815. He has 8 cards in his archival file. He enlisted at Chesterfield, SC on 20 Dec 1861 with the first call to arms in B.T. Davis' Company of SC Vols. for one year. He mustered 10 Jan 1862 at Georgetown, SC. Assigned to Hagood's Brigade at Charleston Harbor, SC. He was discharged on Morris Island 8 Jan 1863 when the terms of his enlistment expired. We are related by a distant marriage. He died 9 June 1892 and is buried at Kati Polson Cem. on Wilkerson Lane in Chesterfield Co. SC.
  Ancestor added by phillip thomas on 8/20/2020
 Unk David H Melton  
50th North Carolina Infantry - Co. G   
David Melton is my ancestry and he is from Rutherford county North Carolina. He is my great great grandfather. I am very proud of him and proud that I came from him! I'd love more information on company G 50th North Carolina, the Rutherford farmers. I would love to know about their battles and would love to find any pictures or letters.
  Ancestor added by Candi Hollifield on 8/16/2020
 Pvt Morgan Donahue  
Capt. Kelly's Company Light Artillery (Chesterfield Artillery) - Co.   
Morgan was born in Chesterfield Co. SC in 1839. He was about 23 y/o when he enlisted at Cheraw, in aforesaid county on 12 April 1862 as a Pvt. in Capt James I Kelly's Co. SC light artillery. Assigned to Coit's Battalion of Artillery...Also served under Mosley's Arty. He has 9 cards in his archival file. Battles Kelly's Store, Suffock Campaign, Battery Huger, Drewry's Bluff, Petersburg Siege, & Carolina Campaign. He is listed as a POW at the end of the war..I found no documentation that would shed light on that event. He died in 1912 and is buried under a Confederate Stone at Rocky Creek Church, Jefferson Co. SC. He is in my ancestry family tree data base.
  Ancestor added by phillip thomas on 8/15/2020
 Pvt Charles David Boan  
21st South Carolina Infantry - Co. E   
Charles was born in Cole Hill Township, Chesterfield Co. SC 7 June 1844. He joined at age 17 on 20 Dec 1861 Capt. B.T. Davis' Co of SC Vols. This unit mustered into Confederate service at Georgetown SC and became Co E 21st South Carolina Infantry. Aug 1863 he is on detached service as a Sharp Shooter. 30 July 1864 he is a patient in Jackson Hosp at Richmond Va. suffering from a gunshot wound to his right side [mini ball] He is given a 60 day furlough. He was a patient in Gen Hosp # 10 at Salisbury, NC when the war ended. His unit saw action at Charleston Harbor,Port Walthall Junction, Swift Creek, Drewry's Bluff, Cold Harbor, Weldon Rail Road, 2nd Fort Harrison, 2nd Fort Fisher, Carolina Campaign and Bentonville...We are cousins thru a distant marriage. H and his wife Florence "Flora" D are buried at Bethesda UMC Cem. rural Cole Hill Twp, Chesterfield Co. SC
  Ancestor added by phillip thomas on 8/14/2020
 Pvt John Gresham Hubbard  
19th South Carolina Cavalry - Co. E   
John was born 9 Mar 1842 in the community of Hebron, Marlboro County SC. He enlisted 1 Jan 1864 at Bennettsville, Marlboro Co. SC . in Capt A. D. Sparks Co [ Ripley Rangers] He has 11 cards in his archival file. Assigned to Dept. of Fla, Ga, & SC. He is with his unit at Mount Pleasant, South Carolina near Charleston when he is detached to the Quarter Master as a Forage Agent. He saw action in the South and North Carolina Campaigns and moved west where he served with the Army of Tenn. until their surrender in April 1865. Few details remain of the operational combat. We are related by marriage. He He is buried in Hebron UMC Cem. Clio, Marlboro Co. SC
  Ancestor added by phillip thomas on 8/9/2020
 Pvt Jonathan Woodley  
24th South Carolina Infantry - Co. B   
Jonathan was born 16 Jan 1831 in Hebron, Marlboro Co. SC. He enlisted 20 March 1862 at Bennettsville in aforesaid county. Enlisted by Capt Spears into Co B 24th Regiment SC Infantry. He is in poor health and is home sick for the better part of the first year. In Dec 1863 he is in his company and paid. He has a CMR in Co C 16th SC Infantry...The 16th and 24 were consolidated 9 April 1865. He is assigned to General Gist's Brigade. He fought in 14 major battles and numerous skirmishes. His Brigade surrendered 26 April 1865. He and most of his company refused and walked home. He married my cousin Ellen Covington nee Spears. He died 20 July 1915 and is buried in Hebron Cem. Clio, Marlboro County, SC
  Ancestor added by phillip thomas on 8/6/2020
 1st Sgt James Alford Covington  
23rd South Carolina Infantry - Co. G   
James was born in 1834 in Marlboro District South Carolina. He enlisted as Pvt 12 June 1862 at Bennettsville, in aforesaid county in Hatch's Coast Rangers. aka [ Douglas Rifles ] This became Co G 23 SC Infantry. He has 22 cards in his archival file. His date of rank to 1st Sgt is unknown. He fought at Malvern Hill, Pappahannock Station, 2nd Manassas, Sharpsburg/Antietam, Siege of Jackson Miss. Bermuda Hundred, Petersburg Siege, The Crater, Fort Steadmen, Five Forks. Captured 3 April 1865 at Fairground Post Hospital at Petersburg, Va.
Wounded [ gunshot wound to right thigh and leg amputated] Admitted for wound 11 May 1865. He died 3 July 1865 and is buried near the hospital...site not marked. He left behind a wife and two small children...Deo Vindice
  Ancestor added by phillip thomas on 8/5/2020

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