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This date is May 19, 1865 --- a month after General Lee's surrender and one week after the "last battle" at Palmetto Ranch, Texas. At the time Pvt Skinner was with a unit of 25…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - FL: Page 23 · 3 days ago You

Go see the movie "Unbroken". It is about a B-24 early in the Pacific campaign.

Spotlight: 307th Bomb Group Personnel Group · 12 Jan 2015 You

One of the names added by FOLD3 Team is recorded as: [Blank] Beaver. The correct words recorded is the duty and the name Color Bearer R. S. Grizzelle His Compiled Service…

Image, found in Confederate Casualty Reports: Page 3 · 09 Jan 2015 You

One of the names entered by FOLD3 Team is listed as "J Casualties"---towards bottom of image. This actually reads as "List of Casualties".

Image, found in Confederate Casualty Reports: Page 2 · 09 Jan 2015 You

The other link to William Mauldin is not the same person. James Mauldin had 2 brothers; William Mauldin & Samuel Mauldin and a cousin named Samuel R. Mauldin of Company H. His…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 8 · 25 Dec 2014 You

2 Lt. R. C. Greenwood was the pilot of this crew but he did not fly this mission. 1st Lt. Verdun W. Munroe was his substitute. (Source: a Dutch website about crew who crashed…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 13 · 18 Sep 2014 You

This is start of MACR 42-10050

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 16 · 14 Sep 2014 You

This soldier's real name is William F. Cody---who was the famous Indian fighter and scout, aka--- "Buffalo Bill" Cody.

Image, found in Civil War Service Index - Union - Kansas: Page 1 · 28 Aug 2014 You

Columbus K. Hall first served in the 39th Alabama Regiment and his name was added to the Roll of Honor for his service at the Battle of Murfreesboro, TN. He then transferred to…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - AL: Page 2 · 16 Jun 2014 You

Columbus K. Hall of the 18 Miss Cavalry was mortally wounded in the head at the Battle of Brice's Crossroads on June 10, 1864. Earlier in the war, he had served in the 39th…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 3 · 16 Jun 2014 You

Pvt Hardy Foster was captured during General Chalmers' 2nd raid on Collierville on 3 November 1863. Other sources list him as a Prisoner of Alton Prison and died on 3/11/1864.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 5 · 18 May 2014 You

The name Calvin J. Marshall [B. OCT 9, 1842, D. Mar 30, 1920] appears on a headstone in the Old Greensboro Cemetery, located north of Tomnolen, MS. It lists his unit as: Co.A, 5…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 1 · 10 May 2014 You

R. W. Tousend(Townsend) was seriously wounded in his hip during the Battle of Fort Pillow, TN, April 12, 1864. Source: list of casualties provided by FP State Park.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 4 · 03 May 2014 You

This record says Thurstan Hopkins was promoted to Lieutenant. The previous record dated 1863, listed him as a private.

Image, found in Confederate Soldiers - TX: Page 8 · 27 Apr 2014 You

Wills' book "The River was Dyed Red with Blood" quotes T. T. Hopkins on page 94. He says his company Lieutenant was killed. This Lt was Lt. Albian T. Ryon (or Ryan) of Company E. …

Image, found in Confederate Soldiers - TX: Page 8 · 27 Apr 2014 You

Not to be confused with Lt-Col. James A. Barksdale, who also lead McGuirk's 3rd Miss Cavalry. Captain Barksdale is mentioned in the regiment's history in Dunbar Rowland's…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 26 Apr 2014 You

H. H. Barksdale became commander of McGuirk's 3rd Mississippi Cavalry. Not to be confused with Lt-Col. James A. Barksdale who was commander of 3rd Miss Cavalry either…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 6 · 26 Apr 2014 You

This Lieutenant Francis A. Smith appears to be the same person as Lieutenant Francis A. Smith of Bradford's Tennessee Cavalry. Bradford's Tenn Cavalry suffered heavy losses at…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 1 · 07 Apr 2014 You

Chapman Underwood was a Surgeon who was at the Battle of Fort Pillow, TN, on April 12, 1864. Early in the battle, he escaped with the civilians to the gunboard "New Era". Dr.…

Image, found in Civil War "Widows' Pensions": Page 14 · 06 Apr 2014 You

Bradford's 13 Tennessee Cavalry was captured and many killed at the Battle of Fort Pillow 2 weeks after the attack on Paducah. The 13 Tenn Cav had been at Paducah but moved to…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 2 · 25 Mar 2014 You