Category Archives: Adam’s Brigade

Adams, Scott and Featherston’s Brigades

Benjamin Harrell, 20th Mississippi Infantry

My great, great grandfather, Benjamin Harrell fought in the 20th Mississippi Infantry and participated in this battle as a 16 year old boy. This man, my great, great grandfather, Benjamin Harrell – 20th Infantry Mississippi CSA – he was just … Continue reading

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Gideon George Garner Co.H, 43rd Mississippi

I have two great grandfathers who fought at Franklin. Gideon George Garner Co.H, 43rd Mississippi and John Robert Whitesides Co.C, 10th Mississippi. During the battle of Franklin, Gideon was on the right flank and passed by the Carnton plantation. The 43rd … Continue reading

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Brig. Gen. John Adams

I am also a great grandson of Brig. Gen. John Adams. My father was your father’s youngest brother, Charles Thomas Adams. I knew his grandfather was a general of some kind since there was a picture of him in uniform … Continue reading

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Joseph Cyrus Means, 6th Mississippi, Lowry Rifles

I recently learned that I am a descendent of someone that served in the 6th Mississippi, Lowry Rifles. That would be my a Joseph Cyrus Means. I know that he surrendered at Citronelle AL. @ the end of the war. … Continue reading

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C.S.A. Brig-Gen. John Adams,

I am Rosalie Adams Cox, and I’m the great-granddaughter of Gen. John Adams. For many years we’ve been working on our genealogy and I was fortunate to “meet” cousins through the South, a lot of good people.  We were born in Mansfield, … Continue reading

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John Glen Neal, Company D, 43rd Mississippi Infantry

My GG grandfather, Pvt. John Glen Neal (went by Glen) was killed Dec. 1, 1864 in Franklin….like so many others. He was in the Mississippi Vols in the 43rd regiment, company D, and he enlisted on 4/25/1862. He was a … Continue reading

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James Thomas Newell, Company A, 14th Mississippi Infantry

One of my 3  GG grandfathers was James Thomas Newell, Company A, 14th Mississippi Infantry. Buried in Perry County, MS. Was captured at Ft Donelson, spent time at Camp Douglas in prison. Submitted by Brady Bowden BRADY BOWDEN 7501 N. … Continue reading

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