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Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 3 · 05 Mar 2012 You

The name W. H. Gibson appears on a list of prisoners captured at the Battle of Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864, as being a member of Stigalls Home Guards. The other names listed…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 2 · 05 Mar 2012 You

The name S. T. Gibson appears on a list of prisoners captured at the Battle of Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864, as being a member of Stigalls Home Guards. The other names listed…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 2 · 05 Mar 2012 You

See comment on other card about his wound.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - TN: Page 11 · 04 Mar 2012 You

At the Battle of Fort Pillow, Pvt William Duke was hit in the foot by a rifle ball. The surgeons decided to amputate his foot. Duke turned to D. B. Williard, who had carried…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - TN: Page 18 · 04 Mar 2012 You

"Lieutenant George Leave (Company D, Second Tennessee), who was kind and generous as well as gallant and brave, fell mortally wounded by a canister-shot." Source: " Hancock's…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - TN: Page 14 · 04 Mar 2012 You

"Company C was very fortunate. B. F. Odom (as before stated) was killed, a cannon-ball taking off the top of his head. He was a noble, kind-hearted young man as well as a good…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - TN: Page 13 · 04 Mar 2012 You

Another officer at Johnson Island was 1st Lt. Joel W. Lewellen of 17 Mississippi Regiment.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 19 · 01 Mar 2012 You

See also: Capt Geo. W. Lewellen, 31st Miss Vols, address Elliston, Miss. Maybe related to Lt. Lewellen.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 01 Mar 2012 You

I have a document that lists 1st Lt. J. W. Lewellen of 17 Miss Infty, from Ellistown, Miss, as a prisoner at Johnson Island Prison.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 01 Mar 2012 You

Some of the black regiments were formed from ex-slaves who had gathered at Corinth and at Memphis. This card mentions the formation of the 6 US Colored Heavy Artillery at…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 4 · 29 Feb 2012 You

Approximately 70 of the Union prisoners captured at Battle of Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864, were paroled by the Confederates. These were the seriously wounded who could not walk…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 7 · 10 Jan 2012 You

This card for John W. Shelton states he was taken prisoner but paroled so he could be sent to the Mound City Hospital aboard the "Platte Valley". Another card in his file shows…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 9 · 10 Jan 2012 You

Col. Shaller had resigned his commission and then he heard that Gen Chesnut was forming a regiment of Invalid Corps. He asked Gen Chesnut to assign him as regimental commander. …

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 63 · 07 Jan 2012 You

John J. Fitzpatrick was a Sergeant-Major when Col. Schaller arrived to command the 22nd Mississippi Regiment. He liked him and made him his Adjutant. Fitzpatrick became…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 77 · 07 Jan 2012 You

Brigadier-General James Chesnut(January 18, 1815 – February 1, 1885) of Camden, South Carolina, was married to Mary Boykin Chesnut, who kept a diary during the war. Her diary…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 62 · 07 Jan 2012 You

This letter is a duplicate of the letter he sent to General Johnston. See comments under previous document.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 87 · 05 Jan 2012 You

Col. Frank Schaller was given 6 months sick leave from the command of the 22nd Mississippi Regiment. Then he was given another 3 or 6 months. On March 10, 1863, he was ordered…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 75 · 05 Jan 2012 You

Col. Frank Schaller resigned his commission on 24 December 1863. It was approved in June 1864. Then he heard that General Chestnut (husband or relative to the well-known Mary…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 62 · 05 Jan 2012 You

Col Frank Schaller had made an acquaintance with General Cooper. When Col. Schaller had problems with his illness, he would go to Richmond to try to find a new assignment that…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 62 · 05 Jan 2012 You