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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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Anthony Lee Davis Scott (A.L.D. Scott), 128th Indiana Infantry

My third Great-grandfather fought with 128th Indiana Name: Anthony Lee Davis Scott (A.L.D. Scott) Unit: 128th Indiana Inf. company A Rank: 1st lieutenant Unfortunately I don’t have much personal info on A.L.D. He survived the war and was mustered out … Continue reading

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Samuel A. Farmer, Private, Company A of the 39th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, “Simpson Grays”, Sears Brigade

1. Full names of soldier. Samuel A. Farmer 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. Private, Company A of the 39th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, “Simpson Grays”, Sears Brigade 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. Samuel A. … 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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Looking for information on James Snipes, 10th SC Infantry, supposedly killed at Franklin

Seeking information on James Snipes from Marion County, SC.  Reportedly killed in Battle of Franklin ?  Reports say he was brought home to SC for burial, but that seems doubtful to me.  I did not see him listed as buried in the … 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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Joseph H. Hines, Co. D 97th Ohio Vol. Infantry

1. Full names of soldier. Joseph H. Hines 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. – Co. D 97th Ohio Vol. Infantry 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. Born 1831 Belmont Co. Ohio married Sara Byland on … 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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