Category Archives: Sgt.

Alexander William Thompson, 5th Mississippi Infantry

Alexander William Thompson 2nd Sgt Company D “New Prospect Grays”, 5th Mississippi Infantry Born September 23,1831. Mustered into service on August 12, 1861 in Louisville, MS. The 5th MS first served in Costal defenses in Pensacola, FL. After the 5th … Continue reading

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James Alexander Penn, 6th Mississippi Infantry; captured after Franklin in Hood’s retreat

1. Full names of soldier: James Alexander Penn 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. 2nd Sergeant, Company A/6th Mississippi Infantry 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. He was born in Louisiana and at the beginning of the … 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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Sgt William W. Taylor, Company E, 31st Tennessee Infantry

My ancestor, 1st Sgt. William W. Taylor, 31st Tennessee Inf., Company E (Strahl’s Brigade), later captured at battle of Nashville. Submitted by Scott Busenbark

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Sgt A.J. Jones, 8th Mississippi Infantry was killed at Franklin

Sgt. A. J. Jones, 8th MS Infantry Buried at McGavock, Plot: Section 27-MS-Grave 80 Submitted by Stephanie Foley

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Sgt. John Crooks, Company I, 51st Ohio Infantry

My Great Great Grandfather Sgt. John Crooks served in Co. “I” 51st Ohio Vol Inf. along with his brother Private Henry Crooks who was detached to the Ambulance Corps during the Battle of Franklin. Submitted by Trent Johnson

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Sgt Solomon Skelton, Company G, 5th Mississippi Infantry was captured at Franklin with his brother

My great-great grandfather was Sergeant Solomon Skelton, Co G (Barry Guards), 5th Mississippi Infantry. He was wounded and captured at Franklin. His brother, 1 SGT Absalom Skelton, also of Co. G, was also captured. Kevin Marcus kbmarcus[at]

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Mathew Andrew Dunn, Sergeant, Company K, 33rd Mississippi Infantry

Mt gg gf was Mathew Andrew Dunn. He was a 5th Sgt with COmpany K, 33rd Mississippi Infantry, Featherston’s Brigade, Loring’s Division. He was from Amite County, Mississippi. Devout Christian, devoted husband and family man.  Farmed. Not sure where he is buried, believed … Continue reading

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Sgt. William John Martin, 26th Alabama Infantry

My great grandfather, Sgt. William John Martin, 26th Alabama, fought at the Battle of Nashville/Franklin. He was captured, but escaped. ram[at]

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Richard W. Hastings, Company F, 120th Indiana Infantry

MMy Great Great Grandfather, Richard Whitfield Hastings, was mustered into Company “F” of the 120th Regiment Indiana Infantry on January 21st, 1864. This took place at Camp Knox, near Vincennes, Indiana. He was 27 years old at the time with … Continue reading

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