Category Archives: Lowrey’s Brigade

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Alexander William Thompson, 5th Mississippi Infantry

Alexander William Thompson 2nd Sgt Company D “New Prospect Grays”, 5th Mississippi Infantry Born September 23,1831. Mustered into service on August 12, 1861 in Louisville, MS. The 5th MS first served in Costal defenses in Pensacola, FL. After the 5th … Continue reading

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George E. Dorrill, Company E, 5th Mississippi Infantry

My Great-Grandfather, George E. Dorrill, was in Company E of the 5th Mississippi at Franklin, Tennessee. It was also in General Mark Perin Lowery’s Brigade. He was known as “the Fighting Preacher. After the war, he founded Blue Mountain College … Continue reading

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Pvt Nathan Richardson Oakes, Company D, 32nd Mississippi Infantry

My great grandfather, Pvt. Nathan Richardson (“NR”) Oakes fought in the Battle of Franklin in Cleburne’s Division, Lowrey’s Brigade, 32nd Regiment, Co. D. In fact, he published a couple of short letters in the Confederate Veteran. One in the Vol. … Continue reading

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Sgt A.J. Jones, 8th Mississippi Infantry was killed at Franklin

Sgt. A. J. Jones, 8th MS Infantry Buried at McGavock, Plot: Section 27-MS-Grave 80 Submitted by Stephanie Foley

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Pvt. Isaac Jones, 8th MS Infantry

Pvt. Isaac Jones, 8th MS Infantry Buried at McGavock | Plot: Section 32-MS-Grave 156 Submitted by Stephanie Foley

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Private Abraham Howell, Company A, 5th Mississippi Infantry

Pvt. Abraham Howell (24), Co. A (Red Rovers) 5th Mississippi Infantry. Out of (17) in his Co. He and one other man were the only ones not killed or captured. After the battle of Nashville He went back to his … Continue reading

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Sgt Solomon Skelton, Company G, 5th Mississippi Infantry was captured at Franklin with his brother

My great-great grandfather was Sergeant Solomon Skelton, Co G (Barry Guards), 5th Mississippi Infantry. He was wounded and captured at Franklin. His brother, 1 SGT Absalom Skelton, also of Co. G, was also captured. Kevin Marcus kbmarcus[at]yahoo.com

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Solomon Skelton, Company G, 5th Mississippi Infantry

My great-great grandfather was Sergeant Solomon Skelton, Co G (Barry Guards), 5th Mississippi Infantry. He was wounded and captured at Franklin. Ed. The 5th was part of Lowrey’s Brigade, Cleburne’s Division.  The 5th Miss lost 19 men killed at Franklin. … Continue reading

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John Edward Nix. Private. Company C, 33rd Alabama Infantry

My g-g-g-g-grandfather Edward Nix son John Edward Nix Private Company C 33 Infantry Alabama is buried at McGavock Cemetery. Story has it that Edward Nix lost his life in a train wreck in Cleveland, TN. The family had not heard … Continue reading

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George Washington Sanders, Company K, 5th Mississippi

George Washington Sanders of Carthage, Miss. enlisted in his uncle Zachariah Booth’s Scotland Guards at age 21 as a private. He was mustered in July 23, 1861, at Laurel Hill, MS, in Co. K, 5th Miss. He was ill and both in … Continue reading

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