Category Archives: French’s Division

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John Marshall Eakin, Corpl Company G, 46th Mississippi

John Marshal Eakin was my great grandfather. He was a Corporal in the 46th MS, Company G, Dear’s Brigade, French’s Division. The 46th MS were known as the Singleton Guard. Eakin was born on May 2, 1841 in Smith County, … Continue reading

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Robert Patten, Company E, 4th Mississippi Infantry

My great-grandfather on my mother’s side (He was my great-grandfather on my mother’s side. Patten>Longhurst>Trebing)  fought at the Battle of Franklin. Pvt Robert Patten, 4th. Mississippi Infantry,  Company E of Sears Brigade (Claudius W. Sears),  General Sam French’s Division, A.P. … Continue reading

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