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Samuel B. Miears, Private, Co. A, Orr Guards, 31st Mississippi Infantry Regiment

1. Samuel B. Miears 2. Private, Co. A, Orr Guards, 31st Mississippi Infantry Regiment 3. S.B. Miears was born 09 Dec 1826 in AL and died 30 Nov 1864, Battle of Franklin, TN. Married Lou Emily Burke 09 Oct 1845. Lou … Continue reading

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Charles H. Dudley, 31st MS Infantry

My name is Scott Dudley. I am a direct descendent of a Charles H. Dudley of the 31st Miss. reg. He had 2 brothers that were killed in the Atlanta battles. Charles was captured at the battle of Nashville and died … Continue reading

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Isaac Reeder, Sgt., Co A, 31st Miss Infantry, KIA at Franklin

1. Isaac Reeder 2. Enlisted as “3 Sgt” in Co. A (Orr’s Guards) at Red Land, Miss On Feb 28, 1862. This company soon became designated as Co. A, 31st Mississippi. After returning to his unit from the hospital at … Continue reading

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W.A. Henley, Company H, 31st Mississippi Infantry

My great-grandfather, W. A. Henley served in Company H of the 31st Mississippi Infantry. I don’t have a lot of information on him, but he is buried at Sapa Cemetery in Webster County, MS. where he died in 1932. He … Continue reading

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Charles H. Dudley Company E, 31st Mississippi Infantry

My great grandfather charles h dudley, was in Company E, 31st MISS, Dido, MISS. Served 9/20/1863- captured Nashville, TN,12/16/1864, died Camp chase, OH Marker#741, 1/10/1865. My maternal relatives lived in Choctaw County, MISS, owned farm land. We have transcribed letters … Continue reading

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James Wilson Speck, Company K, 31st Mississippi Infantry

My great grandfather fought in Co. K, 31st Mississippi Infantry. He did, in fact, get wounded at the Battle of Franklin. His record says he was “shot with a mini-ball in the right side”. My gg grandfather volunteered in November 1861 … Continue reading

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