Category Archives: Corporal

Joseph Benton Sawyer, Co I, 2nd Michigan Cavalry

My name is Sharon Sawyer Mora. I am a great granddaughter of Joseph Benton Sawyer, a veteran of the Civil War and a survivor of the battle of Franklin and the Civil War. Joseph was a Corporal in the 2nd … Continue reading

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Beckwith Rogers, 63rd Indiana Infantry

Found your Battle of Franklin site from a link on the ‘Dead Confederates’ blog.  I am a direct descendant of a Union soldier who fought at the battle. You’ve done a really nice job with this site. Mike Rogers, Zionsville, IN 1. Full … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson Streetman, Company G, 56th GA Infantry

Mustered in May 1862 at Milton, GA with various relatives. He was paid a $50 bounty. Captured at Vicksburg July 4, 1863, paroled, re-enlisted.  Served until end of war.  Moved to Tennessee and died there in about 1921. His Father … Continue reading

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Gilbert Harrison Tipton, Company H, 5th Tennessee, U.S.

My great grandfather, Gilbert Harrison Tipton, was in the 5th Tennessee Infantry, US, during the Battle of Franklin.  Here is a link to the website on the regiment. Editor’s note: Gilbert Tipton mustered in at age 21, Company H, 5th … Continue reading

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Corpl John J. Sellars, Company D, 49th Tennessee

I have one ancestor who fought and was wounded at the Battle of Franklin. His name was Corporal John J. Sellars. He was in Co. D, 49th TN Infantry from Dickson, TN. He was  wounded and captured, at the Battle of Franklin, then … Continue reading

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