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Leonidas Gwaltney was Commissary Sergeant. My research indicates eye witnesses saw Gwaltney surrender to the Confederates who shot him through the head.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 2 · 29 Oct 2010 You

William Dickey was captured at Battle of Fort Pillow. Other source said he was shot in the stomach. The wounded were boarded on the steamer "Platte Valley" and sent to hospital…

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Some accounts record his name as Horton Casen.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 19 · 29 Oct 2010 You

My research indicates Lt. Peter Bischoff was KILLED in action at Fort Pillow.

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Some accounts of Battle of Fort Pillow list his name as Sherry BLAINE. Sherry Blaine was brother to Aaron Blaine. After his discharge from the army, he took the name of his…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 4 · 29 Oct 2010 You

My research indicated Pvt Joe Key was Killed in Action at Battle of Fort PIllow.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 9 · 29 Oct 2010 You

My research indicates he was Killed in Action on April 12, 1864.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 11 · 29 Oct 2010 You

My research indicates Daniel Ray was Killed in action.

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The black soldiers suffered high casualties. The regimental records were destoryed when the Confederates captured the fort, thus losing most of the soldiers' service records

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The black soldiers suffered a high mortality rate during the Battle of Fort Pillow. Many of the blacks were ex-slaves who enlisted at Corinth or Memphis and came from nearby…

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My resarch indicate Robert Green was Killed in Action at the Battle of Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864.

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The wounded from the Battle of Fort Pillow were loaded onto the ship Platte River and carried to Mound City for treatment. Some died on the ship and others died at the hospital.

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After suffering heavy loss at the Battle of Fort Pillow, the 6th Colored Heavy Artillery was reformed as the 11th U.S. Colored Infantry regiment.

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The Congressional Investigation on the Fort Pillow Massacre interviewed several eye-witnesses. Some of the survivors could not attend the inquiry so a hospital staff interviewed…

Image, found in Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index: Porter, John H. · 22 Oct 2010 You

Clinton Fort was Captain Dewitt Clinton "Club-foot" Fort who was a spy with the Confederate Army. He was sworn into the 2nd Missouri Cavalry but performed many special mission,…

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Killed at the Battle of Okolona, Miss on Feb 22, 1864. Buried at Oklona Cemetery in Chickasaw County. (Source: a book on Confederate Dead published by Tate County Genealogical…

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During Battle of Collierville, on Oct 11, 1863, General Richardson ordered Col. McGuirk to lead two regiments in a flanking attack. Lt.-Col. Barksdale was placed in command of…

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One card for Lt. James A. Barksdale in 19th Mississippi stated his age was 26 in 1861/2. Federal Census of Mississippi, Marshall County lists J. A. Barksdale born 1835. This…

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Lt James A. Barksdale. The remark on the bottom of the form said this company disbanded and many joined the 19th Mississippi Regiment(infantry). Lt. James A. Barksdale also…

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Pvt E. McCurdy of Company E of 56 Alabama Partisan Rangers died in May-June 1864. He was buried at Okolona Cemetery in Chickasaw County. Source: "Confederate Dead and Other…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - AL: Page 2 · 09 Oct 2010 You