Category Archives: Franklin casualty

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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Lemuel C. Dill, Pvt, 16th SC Infantry

I am contacting you because I believe that my 3rd Great Grandfather Lemuel C. Dill was killed at the Battle. I have also seen a picture of a gravesite for L.C. Dill from the Cemetery there. I have very little … Continue reading

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Richard Bostic Farmer, Pvt, 15th Tennessee Cav

Wounded at the Battle of Franklin. Honorably discharged 5/23/65. Moved to Lawrence Co, Arkansas after the war. Supposed to be buried in the town of Portia, perhaps Baker Cemetery. Submitted by  Forrest Farmer

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Capt Volney Hobson, Co E, 9th Indiana Cavalry

I have a relative, Capt Volney Hobson Co E 9th Infantry KIA at Franklin. Buried in Ind. Supposedly killed near Railroad trestle on Liberty Pike Mike Hennigan _________________________ Note: He was killed 12/17/1864, on Hood’s Retreat. He enlisted 7/10/63 … 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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William Henry Heard, Pvt., Co D., 1st Arkansas Infantry

1. William Henry Heard 2. Pvt/Cpl, Co. D “Clan McGregor,” 1st Arkansas Regiment 3. Born June 13, 1840, Chico County, Arkansas. Died (on Feb. 2, as noted in his widow’s pension request, or on April 2, as listed on his … Continue reading

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Hiram Green Smith, Co F., 16th Alabama Infantry, died at Franklin

My fourth great grandfather, Hiram Green Smith joined the CSA in 1861. although he was a farmer and a Georgia boy born and raised he and his wife moved to Alabama. He enlisted and was in the 16th Alabama Reg. … Continue reading

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Pvt Montgomery Conley, Co A, 8th Tennessee Infantry (USA)

I am the Great Great nephew of Pvt Montgomery Conley, Co A, 8th Tenn. Inf. USA he was captured at the battle of Franklin along with 7 other members of his Company. His military record is blank after this. If … Continue reading

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Samuel Luckie Knox, Major, 1st Alabama Infantry

Born about 21 Mar 1840, parents were Dr. James C. Knox and Mary Jane Bowie of Talladega, AL. His brother, Alexander Bowie Knox, was in the 1st AL INF Regiment for the first 12 months of service, then joined the … Continue reading

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