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James Alexander Penn, 6th Mississippi Infantry; captured after Franklin in Hood’s retreat

1. Full names of soldier: James Alexander Penn 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. 2nd Sergeant, Company A/6th Mississippi Infantry 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. He was born in Louisiana and at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Orren Franklin Harrison, Company D (Kossuth Volunteers) of the 23rd Mississippi Regiment

1. Full names of soldier. Orren Franklin Harrison (sometimes mistakenly listed as Orion F. Harrison in his military file) 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. Private with Company D (Kossuth Volunteers) of the 23rd Mississippi Regiment 3. Any personal info … Continue reading

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Anthony Lee Davis Scott (A.L.D. Scott), 128th Indiana Infantry

My third Great-grandfather fought with 128th Indiana Name: Anthony Lee Davis Scott (A.L.D. Scott) Unit: 128th Indiana Inf. company A Rank: 1st lieutenant Unfortunately I don’t have much personal info on A.L.D. He survived the war and was mustered out … Continue reading

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Samuel A. Farmer, Private, Company A of the 39th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, “Simpson Grays”, Sears Brigade

1. Full names of soldier. Samuel A. Farmer 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. Private, Company A of the 39th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, “Simpson Grays”, Sears Brigade 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. Samuel A. … Continue reading

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John Robert Hill, Company E of the 20th Infantry Regiment of Tennessee.

1. Full names of soldier.  John Robert Hill 2. Rank, unit served with, etc.   He served in Company E of the 20th Infantry Regiment of Tennessee. 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. He was born July 17, 1848 … Continue reading

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Henry Clay Wright, Co E, 21st Kentucky Infantry

Enlisted on 10/28/1861 at Camp Hobson, KY as a Private. On 1/2/1862 he mustered into “E” Co. KY 21st Infantry He was Mustered Out on 1/13/1866 at Louisville, KY (Sentenced and confined to Fort Pickens, FL for six mos. hard … Continue reading

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Looking for information on James Snipes, 10th SC Infantry, supposedly killed at Franklin

Seeking information on James Snipes from Marion County, SC.  Reportedly killed in Battle of Franklin ?  Reports say he was brought home to SC for burial, but that seems doubtful to me.  I did not see him listed as buried in the … Continue reading

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