Category Archives: Soldier’s relative also fought

Charles H. Dudley, 31st MS Infantry

My name is Scott Dudley. I am a direct descendent of a Charles H. Dudley of the 31st Miss. reg. He had 2 brothers that were killed in the Atlanta battles. Charles was captured at the battle of Nashville and died … Continue reading

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Pvt Samuel Thomas Walker, Company D, 49th Tennessee Infantry

My great, great uncle Pvt. Samuel Thomas Walker of the 49th Tenn Inf. Co D. was captured at Franklin. He was pulled over the breast works as recorded in his pension papers, by his Capt. John M. Nesbitt. He was … Continue reading

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Pvt Nathan Richardson Oakes, Company D, 32nd Mississippi Infantry

My great grandfather, Pvt. Nathan Richardson (“NR”) Oakes fought in the Battle of Franklin in Cleburne’s Division, Lowrey’s Brigade, 32nd Regiment, Co. D. In fact, he published a couple of short letters in the Confederate Veteran. One in the Vol. … Continue reading

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Noah Colcher, Company F, 183rd Ohio was killed at Franklin

My gtgt grandfather was Noah COLCHER, Company F, 183rd Ohio. He was already a veteran of the war, but re-enlisted and was sent down to Franklin where he was killed in the yard of the Carter House. He was fighting … Continue reading

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J.K. (James Knox) Bivins, Company B, 7th Texas Infantry

My great-great-great uncle, J. K. Bivins, fought in the Battle of Franklin. J.K. Bivins married Viola “Bee” Cobb (b. 1863) Aunt Bee wrote a little book entitled “Memoirs”, by Mrs. J.K. Bivins, part of which told about her husband’s time in … Continue reading

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Robert A. Croxton, Company F, 17th Alabama Infantry

My gggrandfather, Henry Yarbrough and his brother-in-law, Robert A Croxton, both fought in the battle of Franklin for the 17th Alabama. Robert was mortally wounded and is supposed to be buried there. The book I have on the history of … Continue reading

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Henry Pleasant Yarbrough, Company F, 17th Alabama Infantry

My gggrandfather, Henry Pleasant Yarbrough and his brother-in-law, Robert A Croxton, both fought in the battle of Franklin for the 17th Alabama. Robert was mortally wounded and is supposed to be buried there. The book I have on the history … Continue reading

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