Category Archives: Survived Franklin

Franklin Compton Bible, Company A, 12th Tennessee Cavalry (USA)

Private, Company A, 12th Tennessee Cavalry USA. He survived the Battle of Franklin and the war.  Bible is my paternal great-great grandfather (he is the grandfather of my paternal grandmother). He is buried in Blue Springs Cemetery, Mosheim, Greene County, TN. tmccoydc@yahoo.com

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Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Lusk, Co L, 1st Tennessee Cavalry, (U.S.A.), Co L

1st Lieutenant, Co. L., 1st TN Cavalry USA, but at time of the Battle of Franklin was detached to serve in the HQ of the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi, commanded by Brig. Gen. … 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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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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John Robert Hill, Company E of the 20th Infantry Regiment of Tennessee.

1. Full names of soldier.  John Robert Hill 2. Rank, unit served with, etc.   He served in Company E of the 20th Infantry Regiment of Tennessee. 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. He was born July 17, 1848 … Continue reading

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Henry Clay Wright, Co E, 21st Kentucky Infantry

Enlisted on 10/28/1861 at Camp Hobson, KY as a Private. On 1/2/1862 he mustered into “E” Co. KY 21st Infantry He was Mustered Out on 1/13/1866 at Louisville, KY (Sentenced and confined to Fort Pickens, FL for six mos. hard … Continue reading

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Benjamin Franklin Ellis, Private, Tennessee 41st Inf. Reg,Co. F

He was born in 1846 in or around Murfreesboro, TN. I do not think he was injured during the battle and did survive the war, marrying and moving to Montgomery County, TX then to Bertram, TX where he is buried. … 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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Ellsberry Quick, Co. H, 107th Illinois served at Franklin

Elsberry Leonard Quick Born: March 26, 1844 Where: Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana His Father: Smith Quick His Mother: Mahala (Tryon) Quick Moved to Bement, Piatt County, Illinois – as a child Military: Musician, Private – Company H 107th Illinois – … Continue reading

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James C. McCormick, Private, 104th Ohio Infantry

1. Full names of soldier = James C. McCormick 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. = private, Co. C, 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of = none.  Am looking for information. … Continue reading

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