Category Archives: Letter(s)

John Paul Hill, 16th Alabama Infantry, Co B

John Paul Hill Private, 16th Alabama Co. B Younger brother of Andrew Malone Hill (also of the 16th Alabama Co. B). Killed November 30, 1864. Two written accounts state that his older brother Andrew, found J.P. Hill deceased near the … Continue reading

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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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Lt. Henry B. Dillard, 33rd Alabama Infantry

My great grandfather, Lt. Henry B Dillard was wounded and captured a few days after the Battle of Franklin. He was sent to Ft Delaware as a POW for some time before he was released in a prisoner swap. He … Continue reading

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Seth Wescott Speight, Private, Company H, 5th Tennessee Infantry

Private in Company “H” of the 5th Tennessee Infantry Regiment.  Enlisted 20 May 1861 on the courthouse lawn in Paris, Henry County, Tennessee along with his brother Francis “Dock” Speight and 2,500 other volunteers.  He was commanded by Col. William Travis and Capt. J. D. Dumas. Born … Continue reading

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Ramon De Aragon, Maj, 9th TX Infantry, Senior surgeon

Another great-grandfather, Ramon De Aragon, Maj, 9th TX Inf, was the Senior Surgeon of Ector’s Brigade. Although Ector’s Brigade was not present during the battle, as the senior surgeon of Ector’s Brigade he would have been involved in the treating of the wounded at the … Continue reading

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