Category Archives: Private

Orren Franklin Harrison, Company D (Kossuth Volunteers) of the 23rd Mississippi Regiment

1. Full names of soldier. Orren Franklin Harrison (sometimes mistakenly listed as Orion F. Harrison in his military file) 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. Private with Company D (Kossuth Volunteers) of the 23rd Mississippi Regiment 3. Any personal info … Continue reading

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Samuel A. Farmer, Private, Company A of the 39th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, “Simpson Grays”, Sears Brigade

1. Full names of soldier. Samuel A. Farmer 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. Private, Company A of the 39th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, “Simpson Grays”, Sears Brigade 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. Samuel A. … Continue reading

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William Princeton Wilson, Private, Mississippi 33rd Inf Reg., Co. B

He was born in 1847 and enlisted from Amite County, MS in 1862 and served until the end of the war, never being injured. (must have been good at ducking).  He survived the war and is buried in the Wilson … Continue reading

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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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Elisha Parker Washburn, Co B, 175th Ohio Infantry, captured in Thompsons Station Nov 29th

My great great grandfather Elisha Parker Washburn was a private in Company B 175th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and was captured on November 29, 1864 at Thompson’s Station and died on or around Jan. 1, 1865 in Corinth, Mississippi. I know … Continue reading

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Calvin Lee Mooney, Pvt, 29th Alabama Infantry, Co E

1. Name: Calvin Lee Mooney b. Jan. 13, 1830 d. Nov. 6, 1906 2. Private in the 29th Alabama Infantry, Company E 3. Born in South Carolina and moved to Shelby County, Alabama at age 10 or 11 with his … Continue reading

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James W. McGinnis, Pvt, Co D., 33rd Tennessee Infantry

1. Full names of soldier. James W. McGinnis 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. Private – Co. D, 33rd Tennessee Infantry 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. See Internet: http://tempgensite.tripod.com/mcginnis_biographies.htm Go to “From Biographical and … Continue reading

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