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Cantey’s Brigade

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17th Alabama
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29th Alabama
37th Mississippi

Francis M. Eddins, Company H, 17th Alabama lost his life at Franklin

My g-g-g-g Uncle was at Franklin, in the 17th Al Co H and is buried at McGavock; He was Francis M. Eddins (Canteys Brigade) I see that there is another decendant ( Croxton ) who has a relative from the 17th buried in … Continue reading

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Sgt. William John Martin, 26th Alabama Infantry

My great grandfather, Sgt. William John Martin, 26th Alabama, fought at the Battle of Nashville/Franklin. He was captured, but escaped. ram[at]montgomeryindependent.com

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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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Henry Pleasant Yarbrough, Company F, 17th Alabama Infantry

My gggrandfather, Henry Pleasant 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 … Continue reading

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