Category Archives: 1st Lt.

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

My great great grandfather 1st Lt Daniel W. Melton, 7th Aransas Inf. Co. B Submitted by Brian Lambert blam110795@yahoo.com

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