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Jefferson Davis Artillery Battery      
Company Unknown
Henry Clay Sanderson - Private   
Henry Clay wrote that his unit escorted Jefferson Davis into Georgia where they were paid 21 Mexican silver dollars. They proceeded to Forsth, Ga. Buried their arms in the woods, surrendered and were paroled to go home with their horses. He still had the $21 in 1911.(?).
Contact Name:  David Anderson
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Date Added:  6/19/2002
Company A
Marcus Burgess - Private   
My great-great grandfather.
Contact Name:  Janice Hale
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Date Added:  4/5/2008
Company A
Allen W. Cost - Private   
Allen Cost was enlisted on September 8, 1862 and was captured at Lost Mtn , Georgia and sent to Rock Island Ill. prison camp June 15, 1864was released on June 22, 1865. He died in Talladaga county AL 1873
Contact Name:  David Cost
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Date Added:  2/2/2016
Company A
James Cost - Private   
James Cost enlisted with his 2 brothers Allen and Henry on September 8, 1862. He was ill and in the hospital and was given a certificate of disability in January 1863. He lived his life in Shelby county AL and died October 2, 1888 and is buried in Pelham AL city cemetery
Contact Name:  David Cost
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Date Added:  2/2/2016
Company A
Luke Mizell - Private   
enlisted in 1863, served under Capt. John B. Haney, recieved Confederate pension in George County, Ms., no cemetery named.
Contact Name:  James Trussell
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Date Added:  8/5/2010
Company A
Washington Taylor Nelson - Private   
Enlisted 08 Mar 1862 at Jacksonville, AL. Paroled 18 May 1865 at Talladega, AL. Born 11 May 1836, Morgan Co., GA. Died 03 Jan 1916, Winston Co., AL. Interment at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery, Nesmith, Winston Co., AL.
Contact Name:  W. Mike Griggs
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Date Added:  7/3/2014
Company A
James A Vinson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Woodard
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Date Added:  4/12/2017
Company B
James A. Gould - Private   
Pvt. James A. Gould (1828 - 1905) enlisted on 16 MAR 1862 at Montevallo, Alabama. Days later in Montgomery, Alabama he was Mustered into the 2nd Cavalry Alabama, Company 'B' on 21 MAR 1862, where according to his Confederate service records, he was issued his Horse and Cavalry Equipment. He deployed with the 2nd Alabama Cavalry in April 1862 to Pensacola, FL. at Camp Lee, Santa Rosa Island (adjacent to Ft. Pickens) where they remained until May 16, 1862 when Pensacola was evacuated. He then moved with the 2nd Alabama Cavalry to Camp Lee, Pollard, Alabama from May 1862 until March 1863. In April 1863 he was listed as being on detached service and deployed into Northern, Mississippi with Brig. General Daniel Ruggles where he fought the Battle of 'Mud Creek' where the 2nd Cavalry Alabama lost 8 men. In Oct 1863 on Detached Service with General Samuel Wragg Ferguson`s Brigade, he fought at Okolona, Ms. against forces of Union General Grierson. On January 1, 1864 he was listed as being Wounded at French`s Division Hospital in Shelby Springs, AL. A few months later on March 30, 1864 he was listed again as being on indefinite detached Service with General Samuel Wragg Ferguson`s Brigade, with whom he would serve and fight for the remainder of the War. In April 1864 he was deployed to Resaca, Georgia to initiate the Atlanta / Dalton Campaign. During that Campaign he fought the Battles of Resaca, Kennesaw Mountain, New Hope Church, Peach Tree Creek, Ezra Church and the Battle of Atlanta. On 2 SEP immediately following the fall of Atlanta, James A. Gould was part of a small detachment of General Samuel Wragg Ferguson`s Brigade who pursued, fought and harrassed the rear of Union General William Tecumseh Shermans forces on his famous 'March from Atlanta to the Sea' Campaign and followed him into North Carolina where they were soon diverted to rendevous with and Escort President Jefferson Davis from harms way in North Carolina to safety in Georgia towards the end of the war in April 1865 where the Detachment soon disbanded as the War ended. After the War Pvt. James A. Gould was paroled on May 25, 1865 in Talladega, AL.
Contact Name:  David E. Gould
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Date Added:  5/28/2011
Company B
William Gay Rushing - Private   
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Contact Name:  Traci Coker
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Date Added:  2/26/2017
Company B
William M Thomas - Private   
William joined Capt West's Co Alabama Cavalry at Montgomery Ala. and mustered in the same day 21 March 1862. By Major J.L Calhoun. His horse is valued at $175.00. He was discharged by substitution of E Coston 29 August 1862. His brother in law John D. McMath was his company.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  7/7/2014
Company C
Richard Andrew Oliver - Private   
Richard Oliver is my great great grandfather.
Contact Name:  Dale Breckenridge
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Date Added:  9/9/2013
Company C
George Washington Storter - Sergeant   
Born in Bavaria, Germany around 1825, immigrated to the United States, New Orleans 1836, both parents died from yellow fever, was adopted by the Peter Stauber family and trained to be a Tin Smith. Moved to Green County Alabama under the name of George Storter. He married in 1857 and fathered five children prior to the Civil War.Enlisted in the 2nd Ala. Cav. and was promoted to the Rank Of Sgt. He surrender at Forsyth, Georgia.His wife and 3 of his children died during the war. In 1870 he and his sons,George&Bembry moved to Florida and became one of the pioneer families of Collier County. He refused to wear a blue suit, the rest of his life, preferring dark gray. Died June 10,1919. buried Ft.Myers cemetery, Lee County FLA.
Life was chronicled in 'Collier County Last Frontier'
Contact Name:  Don Neugent
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Date Added:  6/14/2012
Company D
James Clay P. Brown - Private   
Buried in Mohegan Cemetery, Shuqualak, Noxubee Cty., MS.
Contact Name:  Jay Lindsey
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Date Added:  5/18/2008
Company D
Daniel Jones Hargrove - Private   
Daniel at age 26 enlisted at Tuscaloosa, Ala. on 3 Apr 1862 by Col. Jamison for 3 years. He is paid $35.60 cents for the use of his horse at rate of 40 cents per day. On May 1863 he provides a substitute for his company and transfers to Capt. Daniels Co I. He survived the invasion and died 12 Feb 1914 in Bibb County Ala. He drew a pension for his service. His wife was Elizabeth Matilda Thomas a distant cousin on my direct Thomas line.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  3/30/2019
Company D
John Samuel Hargrove - Private   
John was 18 when he enlisted as Pvt. in Co D 2nd Regiment Alabama Cavalry. Enlisted at Tuscaloosa, Ala. on 3 May 1863. He serves a Courier for his unit. He is due his bounty and is paid $ 24.80 cents for the use of his horse. He survived the invasion and died 12 Apr 1921 in Cottondale, Tuscaloosa Ala.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  3/31/2019
Company D
Tenedus Allen Hargrove - Private   
Tenedus enlisted as a Pvt. on 11 May 1862 in Co. D 2nd Alabama Cavalry. Enlisting at 34 years old at Tallapoosa, Alabama.
I June 1863 he is transferred to Capt. Williams Co. K. He was discharged later by reason of Substitution of W.C. Heflin.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  12/19/2013
Company F
Steven H. Lewis - Private   
He is buried in Poplar Creek Cemetery #1 in Limestone, Co. Alabama.
Contact Name:  Donnie Stanford
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Contact Homepage:  Yahoo
Date Added:  12/30/2007
Company F
William David Benjamin Middlebrooks - Private   
William was born in 1834 in Henry County Georgia. He has 11 cards in his archival file. He enlisted in Lowndes Co Ala. for 3 years on 25 April 1862 at age 29. Enlisted at Camp Stone and mustered the following day. He is paid 40 cents per day for the use of his horse. He sees action in the Dalton-Atlanta Campaign at Mud Creek. and at Okalona, Mississippi. Rides with General Nathan Bedford Forrest in harassing Sherman's army. He was seriously wounded and discharged 27 Aug 1864 and assigned to the Invalid Corps. Details of the injury and circumstances are unknown. We are related by a distant marriage..
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  6/12/2020
Company G
Richardson M Dennis - Private   
Richardson was born in Georgia , came to Alabama and married Martha W Chapman. She later applied for a pension based on his service. He joined on 23 April 1862 Capt William P Ashley's Co of Cavelry in Coosa County. They mustered in on 30 April at Camp Store. This became Co G. 2nd Ala Cavalry. Other than being present for duty there is little information in his file. There are 105 cards re: Organization and after action reports for this unit.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  7/3/2014
Company G
Angus McDuffee - Private   
Angus' name is spelled incorrectly, as Argus, in records.

He was born in Georgia about 1834. Married Mary Barnett in Coosa Co, AL, in 185?. Enlisted in G company of 2nd AL, in March 1862, in Coosa Co. Last mentioned in service record as being in Selma, AL,to receive a clothing allowance, in May 1864. Brother-in-law, Thomas Barnett, and first cousin, James Roberson, were also in G Co. Believed paroled at Talladega, AL, with Thomas, in May 1865, but unproven.
Lived in Coosa Co. until late 1870s. Moved to Franklin Co., AL. Last known whereabouts: sold land in Winston Co., AL, to a former brother-in-law, in 1885. Believed to haved moved to Indian Territory (Oklahoma) with second wife and two children, but it is unknown when/where he died.
No record of a Confederate pension. He was a carpenter.
Contact Name:  Lee Phillips
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Date Added:  1/18/2013
Company G
James K. Patrick - Private   
My g-g-grandfather. Correct name was James Kilpatrick but service records indicate he served as James K. Patrick. Two brothers-in-law, Elijah Smith and Newton J. Smith, served as Privates in the same company and regiment. Two other brothers-in-law, James Smith and Benjamin F. Smith, served as Privates in the 6th Alabama Cavalry and 18th Alabama Infantry respectively. All enlisted from Coosa Co., AL.
Contact Name:  James Kilpatrick
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Date Added:  4/16/2008
Company G
Elijah Smith - Private   
My g-g-uncle.
Contact Name:  James Kipatrick
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Date Added:  4/16/2008
Company G
Newton J. Smith - Private   
My g-g-uncle
Contact Name:  James Kilpatrick
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Date Added:  4/16/2008
Company G
John Duke Taylor - Private   
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Contact Name:  Gayle Hennington
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Date Added:  2/19/2004
Company H
James Josiah Hodges - Private   
Served in Company H, Second Alabama Cavalry, Ferguson's Brigade

B. Aug. 11, 1844 - D. Feb 16, 1918

Buried in Live Oak Cemetery, Falls County, Texas
Contact Name:  Mark Hodges
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Date Added:  6/30/2009
Company K
John Thomas Bozeman - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jimmy Bozeman
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Date Added:  7/2/2006
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