Category Archives: Lowrey’s Brigade

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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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William Percy Price, Company C, 33rd Alabama Infantry

My wife, Ginger Price Whitby, is a direct descendent of William Percy Price,who fought at Franklin in Company C of the 33rd Alabama Infantry.  He survived the war and according to his pension records, he was wounded in action at … Continue reading

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Asa Minor Laney, Company F, Winston Rifles, 5th Mississippi Infantry

Asa Minor Laney was born in Henry Co., Georgia, to Philips W. Laney and Elizabeth Wade Laney, but moved with his parents and siblings to Winston Co., Mississippi in 1852, near the small community of Lobutcha, which does not exist … Continue reading

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