Category Archives: 1st Lt.

Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Lusk, Co L, 1st Tennessee Cavalry, (U.S.A.), Co L

1st Lieutenant, Co. L., 1st TN Cavalry USA, but at time of the Battle of Franklin was detached to serve in the HQ of the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi, commanded by Brig. Gen. … 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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Lt. Samuel Brister, 40th Miss Infantry

Lt. Samuel Brister 40th Regiment,¬†Mississippi Infantry, company D – Confederate Samuel was born Oct. 21, 1831 in Attala County, Mississippi.¬† He was the eldest son of Edmond Brister and Mathilda Norman Brister.¬† Samuel married Annis Lovin Guess (1839-1898) in about … Continue reading

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Daniel W. Melton, Company B, 7th Arkansas Infantry

1st Lt. Daniel W. Melton, Company B, 7th Arkansas Infantry, captured at Franklin, POW at Johnson Island, Ohio Daniel W. Melton enlisted July 25th, 1861, in Smithville, AR, as a Private. He was promoted to Sergeant, April 1862. Elected 2nd … Continue reading

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