Category Archives: Mortally wounded

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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Samuel Berry, Company B, 55th Tennessee Infantry

My GGgrandfather’s name was Samuel Berry and he was from Big Sandy, Tn. He was in Co B 55th (Browns) Tennessee Infantry Regiment. He was in Brigadier General Quarles brigade at the Battle of Franklin. He was killed at the battle … Continue reading

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George Samandal W. Bell, 29th Mississippi Infantry

My Grandfather’s grandfather, George Samandal W. Bell, died at the Battle of Franklin.  He was in the 29th Mississippi Infantry. This is known by family tradition and his estate papers found in the Coffeeville, Yalobusha County, MS. courthouse. The estate record indicate he died … Continue reading

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Asa Minor Laney, Company F, Winston Rifles, 5th Mississippi Infantry

Asa Minor Laney was born in Henry Co., Georgia, to Philips W. Laney and Elizabeth Wade Laney, but moved with his parents and siblings to Winston Co., Mississippi in 1852, near the small community of Lobutcha, which does not exist … 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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Leftrick Reynolds Powell, Company F, 11th Tennessee Infantry

I have two cousins who fought and died at Franklin: 1. PVT Leftrick Reynolds Powell, Company “F” Eleventh Tennessee Inf. Regiment was either killed at Franklin or mortally wounded. Is buried in an unmarked grave near Cedar Hill between Nashville … Continue reading

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George Washington Samandal Bell, Company E, Oakland Rifles, 29th Mississippi Infantry

I have two cousins who fought and died at Franklin: 1. PVT George W(ashington) Samandal Bell, Company “E” Oakland Rifles, 29th Miss. Inf 99% certain killed at Franklin. Co. E, 29th Mississippi was in BG William F. Brantley’s Brigade of … Continue reading

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John Glen Neal, Company D, 43rd Mississippi Infantry

My GG grandfather, Pvt. John Glen Neal (went by Glen) was killed Dec. 1, 1864 in Franklin….like so many others. He was in the Mississippi Vols in the 43rd regiment, company D, and he enlisted on 4/25/1862. He was a … Continue reading

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Robert Benjamin Hendricks, Company K, 46th Tennessee Infantry

My 3rd great grandfather, 2nd Lieut. Robert Benjamin Hendricks, Co. K, 46th TN Infantry was wounded 30 Nov 1864 and died 2 days later on 2 Dec 1864. He is buried in the TN Section of the McGavock Cemetery. Also … Continue reading

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