Category Archives: Direct descendant

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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William L. Green, Co H., 8th Arkansas Infantry

I am a great-great grandson of William L. Green (1835-1927) who was wounded at the Battle of Franklin.  He was born in Henry County, TN, but grew up in Stewart Co., TN.  He enlisted as a Private in (New) Co. H, … Continue reading

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Lt. Henry B. Dillard, 33rd Alabama Infantry

My great grandfather, Lt. Henry B Dillard was wounded and captured a few days after the Battle of Franklin. He was sent to Ft Delaware as a POW for some time before he was released in a prisoner swap. He … Continue reading

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Charles W. Schmidt, QMS, 183rd Ohio, Company B

Charles W. Schmidt, also served in the 28th OVI, Died at 84 in Veterans home in Dayton, Ohio. He survived Franklin and the war. Charles was buried at National Cemetery Dayton, Ohio. Contact the descendant at

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Thomas Jefferson Streetman, Company G, 56th GA Infantry

Mustered in May 1862 at Milton, GA with various relatives. He was paid a $50 bounty. Captured at Vicksburg July 4, 1863, paroled, re-enlisted.  Served until end of war.  Moved to Tennessee and died there in about 1921. His Father … Continue reading

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David Duguid, Company K, 129th Indiana Infantry

My great grandfather, David Duguid was in Co. K, 129th Indiana Infantry. He moved to Southern Illinois after the war and died in 1919. He is buried in Oakdale, IL. Submitted by Paul Kroener

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Benjamin F. Birdwell, Company E, 28th Tennessee Infantry

Benjamin F. Birdwell of the Tennessee 28th Infantry was my great great grandfather and he lost his left arm up to his elbow at Franklin. He was captured by the Union and then sent to Camp Chase near Columbus, Ohio. … Continue reading

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Chester Cowles, Company G, 107th Illinois Infantry

My husband’s Grandfather fought in the Battle of Franklin. Co.G 107th Illinois, Chester Cowles. Submitted by Betty J. Cowles

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C. W. McCain, 4th Mississippi Infantry

My greatgrandfather C.W. McCain 4th Miss. was wounded at Franklin but he remained on line . He also was at battle of nashville. His brother James captured battle of Nashville died at camp morton. C.W. escaped to Tupelo, Miss. for … Continue reading

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Pvt Phillip Henry Deason, Company B, 49th Tennessee Infantry

My great, great grandfather Pvt. Phillip Henry Deason he also had a stay at Camp Douglas and was with The 49th Tenn Inf Co. B also fought at Franklin and was later captured at Nashville. My great, great uncle Pvt. Samuel Thomas Walker of … Continue reading

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