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6th Florida Infantry      
Company Unknown
Adam J. Parramore - Private   
died 13 Aug 1862 Cleveland TN (Camp Knoxville)
Contact Name:  Reed Davis
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Date Added:  6/20/2011
Company Unknown
William N. Womack - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Reed Davis
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Date Added:  6/20/2011
Company A
John Thomas H Kennedy - Private   
Brother In Law to Seth H. Kirkland
Contact Name:  Ida Kirkland Boyce
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Date Added:  10/14/2007
Company A
Seth H Kirkland - Corporal   
Wounded by accidental discharge of a gun on Oct 15, 1862. Died as a result on Dec 8, 1862 Richmond, KY
Contact Name:  Ida Kirkland Boyce
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Date Added:  10/14/2007
Company B
James H. Calhoun - Private   
James was my Great Grandfather. He was born in 1844 in Ouincy, Gadsden County, Florida. He died in 1914 in Palatka, Putnam County, Florida. He married Martha J. Long in 1869 in Quincy . They had 6 sons, Charles, the youngest, was my Grandfather.
Contact Name:  Martin Lee Calhoun
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Date Added:  7/4/2010
Company B
Angus McKay Nicholson - Sergeant   
Son of Dr. Malcolm Nicholson. Enlisted at Quincy 5 Nov. 1862. Mustered out as Quarter Master Sgt on 26 Apr. 1865. He and brother Archibald were early Gadsden County tobacco growers. Later Gadsden County Clerk of Circuit Court.
Contact Name:  Tom Ellwanger
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Date Added:  5/16/2012
Company B
Donald W Nicholson - 3rd Lieutenant   
Nephew of Dr. Malcolm Nicholson of Gadsden County. Enlisted as 3rd Lt. in Co. B, 6th Florida Infantry at Quincy on 12 March 1862 Resigned and mustered out at Knoxville on 15 Jul 1863. Jointed Co. D, Florida 5th Cavalry Battalion, as 2nd Lt. on 24 Aug 1863
Contact Name:  Tom Ellwanger
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Date Added:  5/16/2012
Company B
Malcom Monroe Nicholson - Captain   
Born 1837, died 1907. A physician and son of Dr. Malcolm Nicholson of Gadsden County. Enlisted as sergeant on 3 Dec. 1862 in Quincy. Mustered out on 26 Apr 1865 at Durham Station NC. Practiced medicine in Attapulgus GA for many years.
Contact Name:  Tom Ellwanger
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Date Added:  5/16/2012
Company B
Gregory T Ward - Private   
Enlisted March 1862 at Marianna, Fla. Remained with 6th Infantry Reg. until his capture at Brentwood, Ten. during the battle for Nashville in December, 1864. Was imprisoned at Camp Douglass, Ill. where he died of pneumonia in January 1865. Buried in Confederate Mound at Camp Douglass.
Contact Name:  John Farrell Ward
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Date Added:  12/8/2009
Company D
William M. Bruner - Private   
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Contact Name:  John A. Roberts
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Date Added:  11/2/2010
Company D
Henry H, Robertson - Unknown   
Henry was one of at least four Robertson brothers serving in the 6th Florida Infantry
Contact Name:  Christopher W. Robertson
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Date Added:  2/13/2010
Company D
John J. Robertson - Private   
This is my Great-Great-Great-Great Uncle. He and my Great-Great-Great Grandfather, and at least one other brother were in this unit.
Contact Name:  Christopher W. Robertson
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Date Added:  6/26/2009
Company D
Thomas Oliver Robertson - Private   
This is my Great-Great-Great Grandfather. He and at least two brothers were in this unit.
Contact Name:  Christopher W. Robertson
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Date Added:  6/26/2009
Company D
William R. Robertson - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Christopher W. Robertson
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Date Added:  10/24/2009
Company D
Frances Marion Rogers - Private   
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Contact Name:  Clint Rogers
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Date Added:  8/3/2009
Company E
Benjamin Franklin Bradberry - Private   
Killed on 19 Sep 1863 in the Battle of Chickamauga
Contact Name:  Sharon Schmidt
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Date Added:  12/27/2013
Company E
Moses CHRISTMAS - Private   
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Contact Name:  Cindy Sloan
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Contact Homepage:  http://members.aol.com/seagee69
Date Added:  10/11/2007
Company F
William H Sims - Sergeant   
William (Hargrove) Sims was born around 1830 in Mariana, FL (Jackson County). He married Maria Emanuel in Feb. 1855. He enlisted on 2/11/1862 at Apalachicola. He was wounded in the arm at the Battle of Chickamauga (9/19/1863), and died of pyaemia on 10/30/1863 in the Academy Hospital, Marietta GA (he is buried in a local Confederate Cemetery)

information obtained from the Biographical Rosters of Florida's Confederate and Union Soldiers 1861-1865 (Hartman) Vol. II, p. 634
Contact Name:  Autumn McDonald
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Date Added:  7/12/2005
Company G
Henry Bartlett Grace - Captain   
Born February 3 1821 Columbus, Henry Co. Alabama. Raised a company of men in early 1862 that company was mustered into service March 11,1862 at Chattahoochee Arsenal as Co. G 6th Florida. Later assigned to the Army of Tennessee.
Contact Name:  David Dees
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Date Added:  1/1/2011
Company G
calvin peter grant - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jim Grant
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Date Added:  6/25/2008
Company G
Seaborn Weatherby - Sergeant   
Seaborn Weatherby is my Great Grandfather. His name appears on the Roll of Honor for gallantry at the Battle of Chickamauga, but I'm unsure for what reason. If anyone has information on why he was selected to have his name placed in the Roll of Honor, I would be very appreciative. Or if some one could point me in the right direction to find the information that would be great too. Best regards, Jim
Contact Name:  Jim
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Date Added:  10/11/2006
Company H
Henry Milton Cannon - Private   
Information retrieved from Ancestry.com; Film Number: M225 roll 2
Contact Name:  Gary Villeneuve
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Contact Homepage:  www.bizcontinuancepros.com
Date Added:  10/16/2007
Company H
Angus McIntosh Gillis - Private   
Married to Sue McLean, 3 known children: Duncan Gillis, D. Stuart Gillis (became president of the Florida State Senate in 1937) and Coralee Gillis.

Coralee m. Harley Emmett Wickersham. 4 children: Ralph, Sadie, Raymond and Angus.

Ralph married Margaret Read then died suddenly in 1940 leaving 2 small children: Ralph Read and Elizabeth (my mother).
Contact Name:  Perry Correll
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Date Added:  2/12/2009
Company I
Joseph W. Eldridge - Private   
Joseph W. Eldridge - Co. I, 6 Florida Infantry

Joseph W. Eldridge was in Capt. Hagan's Company (B), 6 Regiment Florida
Infantry*
*This company subsequently became Company I, 6th Regiment Florida Infantry.

Joseph W. enlisted March 14 1862 - Marianna, FL
Was detailed as Police guard Dec 22/62 Knoxville, TN
Was sick in Hospital, Atlanta, GA (Nov-Dec 1863 muster roll)
Was sick at convalescent Hospital near Knoxville, TN Oct 28/62
(Jun 30-Dec 12, 1862 muster roll)
Was on detached service in Knoxville TN Dec 22/62
Was detailed as Police guard Dec 22/62 Knoxville, TN

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Joseph W. was admitted to Foster, U.S.A. General Hosp, Newberne, NC on Apr 13, 1865. G.S.W. of left thigh, lower third (I am reading G.S.W as gun shot wound)
Missile, Cannon Ball W'd at _____, Mar 30, 1865

Joseph W. Eldridge died June 6, 1865 at 3:30 AM - Age 39 Ward 19

Service Report of prisoners of War, who died at U.S.A. General Hosp New Berne, N.C. from June 1st to 15/65

Joseph W. Eldridge

Hospital Record, Subject to the ORDER OF THE SURGEON GENERAL UNITED STATES ARMY
No. 1
Record of Death and Interment
Name and number of person interred. - Joseph W. Eldridge 859
Number and locality of the grave. - No. 10 Row 1 N.C. Sol New Berne
Hospital number of the deceased. - 9204
Regiment, rank, and company. - 6th Florida Vols - Private I
Residence before enlistment. - unknown
Conjugal condition, (and if married, the residence of the widow). - unknown
Cause of death. - G.S.W of left thigh, lower third.
Age of the deceased. - 39 years
Nativity. - unknown
References and remarks. - Admitted April 13th 1865.
Date of death & burial. - 3:30PM Jun 6th 1865, 2 P.M. June 7, 1865
Duplicate sent to the Adjutant General of the United States Army, and to the Sexton of the Cemetery
Contact Name:  Doward Eldridge
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Date Added:  9/3/2006
Company I
Peter McCuey Eldridge - Private   
Peter and Joseph Eldridge were brothers and enlisted on the same day in the same unit.

Peter McCuey Eldridge was Captured December 7, 1864 at Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, TN as Private in Company I, 6th Florida Infantry. He was captured 12/7/64 in Murfreesboro and released on oath 6/12/65 from Camp Chase prison. Interesting note his brother my gr/gr/grandfather Joseph W. Eldridge died 6/6/65 also as a POW in North Carolina. Peter McCuey Eldridge died in Ponce De Leon, Florida 13 Aug 1891 not many miles from where he enlisted with his brother.

Contact Name:  Doward Eldridge
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Date Added:  9/3/2006
Company I
Robert D. McSween - 2nd Lieutenant   
Robert D. McSween was my gggrandfather. He married Sarah Ann Dew. They had two daughters: Mary Verbena McSween(my ggrandmother) and Sarah Elizabeth McSween. He submitted his letter of resignation dated July 14, 1863, in Knoxville, TN due to being unable to pass the examining board. I do not know where he is buried.
Contact Name:  Sharon Hagans
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Date Added:  7/24/2007
Company I
Jesse Sinclair Sutton - Private   
Jesse S. Sutton was my Great, Great Grandfather. He is buried
along with his father and brother (Benjamin) in our family graveyard, Otter Creek. Benjamin served with Jesse in the
6th Florida Inf Reg Co I. Jesse was captured at Dallas, Ga.
May 28 1864 and sent to Rock Island, POW Camp in Ill. After
6 months of suffering in this POW camp. He joined the Union
Army (galvanized yankee) and went out west (Colorado) to fight the Indians. He was discharged from the Union Army in Nov 1865
and returned to Holmes County Florida where he is buried with
his wife. I have copies his and Benjamin's CSA Service Records, and Jesse's Union Service Record.
Contact Name:  Gerald N. Smith
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Date Added:  10/1/2010
Company K
Jessie Jackson Coleman - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Dr. Wm. C. Stacey
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Date Added:  2/4/2008
Company K
Thomas Lampkin Davis - Musician   
ANY information on this Company or Regiment would be GREATLY appreciated. Thanks!

Born: 16 SEP 1843 Lee County, GA
Moved to Jackson County FL 16 MAY 1853
Mustered in MAR 1862 Listed as 02 APR 1862 by USAG @ Apalachicola Arsenal , Chattahoochee, FL in K Co, 6th FLA VOL INF under CPT A. McMillan (CO) GEN Finlay (RCO) Last available muster rolls (JAN and FEB 1864, was present for duty)
Wounded (left leg 2” above ankle) in Resaca Ga, 14-15 MAY 1864
19 SEP 1864 was home to convalesce until the close of the war
Battle of Marianna 27 SEP 1864 (possible Federal force that captured TL Davis)
Home on furlough and captured by raiding party from USS ____ in Florida, 1864 St. Andrews Bay – Strapped to the guns and later imprisoned on an island (Pensacola/Ft. Pickens??) until cessation of hostilities.
Released at Columbus, GA APR 1865
The required to give oath of amnesty Fall 1865

Held Pension on 02 JUL 1907
Request made for proof of POW status to the USAG on 24 AUG 1914
Approved pension on 18 SEP 1914 for $150
Widow’s Pension approved on 02 FEB 1924 for $300 to Mrs. E. J. Davis
Contact Name:  Ernest M Davis
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Date Added:  9/23/2006
Company K
James Monroe Kimmons - Private   
He enlisted on 4/1/1862 for 3 years at Mt. Vernon, Fl. ,and was present at 11/12/1862 through 7/9/1863. He was wounded twice, once in the arm and the second in the thigh. He was on leave to recover from his last wound at war's end. I have a copy of his pay records. His wife received a widow's pension after his death until her death.
Contact Name:  Gus A Stevens
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Date Added:  5/29/2009
Company K
john rice martin - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jim Grant
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Date Added:  6/25/2008
Company K
Joseph Martin Porter - Unknown   
If anyone has any history of this unit or my relative please contact me. Any Gainers along the Econfina Creek area of Washington/Bay County would also be relatives.
Contact Name:  Joe Nelson
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Date Added:  6/5/2012
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