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This soldier's father was John McEnnis who died in St. Louis during the cholera epidemic.

Image, found in Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1822-1860: Page 2 · 20 Aug 2013 You

This record was shown in the TV series "Who Do You Think You Are".

Image, found in Letters Received by the Adjutant General, 1822-1860: Page 2 · 20 Aug 2013 You

During this voyage, the General ALEXANDER departed Hollandia, New Guinea, and took the longest & safest route. Tokyo Rose broadcast threats against the ex-POWs and the US Navy…

Image, found in WWII War Diaries: Page 9 · 26 Jul 2013 You

The USS General Alexander E. ANDERSON arrived at San Francisco carrying the Prisoners of War who were liberated on the Philippines. These were the last surviving prisoners of the…

Image, found in WWII War Diaries: Page 9 · 26 Jul 2013 You

USS Alexander E. ANDERSON carried about one third of the 85th Infantry Division on this cruise that departed Newport News on Christmas Eve 1943. On board were the 339 Infantry…

Image, found in WWII War Diaries: Page 3 · 26 Jul 2013 You

The USS General W. A. MANN departed Newport News with about one third of the 85th Infantry Division. It was carrying the 338 Infantry Regiment, the 329 Field Artillery Btn, 310…

Image, found in WWII War Diaries: Page 1 · 26 Jul 2013 You

The USS LYON sailed on the March 24th with a convoy from Oran to Naples, Italy, carrying the 85th Infantry Division. The 339th Infantry Regiment had previously sailed on HMS…

Image, found in WWII War Diaries: Page 7 · 26 Jul 2013 You

One of his descendants confirmed on a Civil War web forum that his name really was Anonymous Quinn.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - NC: Page 3 · 19 Jul 2013 You

Letter is signed by "M. F. Smith" which is probably Malcolm F. Smith, Adjutant of 6 US Colored Heavy Artillery

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 31 · 20 Jun 2013 You

A quote from an article in the The New York Herald Tribune, dated May 2, 1864, regarding the Battle of Fort Pillow. (This is a newspaper report which can have errors in it.) The…

Image, found in Civil War Service Index - Union - Illinois: Page 1 · 23 May 2013 You

1 Sgt Melville Jenks was wounded and captured at the Battle of Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864. It is not clear as to when or where he died. His Death Certificate filed under 11…

Image, found in Civil War Service Index - Union - Illinois: Page 1 · 23 May 2013 You

The Adjutant General Report for Illinois, Vol 7, includes a history of the 3rd Illinois Cavalry with a roster of soldiers. Melville Jenks is listed as a private from Bloomfield…

Image, found in Civil War Service Index - Union - Illinois: Page 1 · 23 May 2013 You

The Adjutant General Report for Illinois, Vol 7, includes a history of the 3rd Illinois Cavalry with a roster of soldiers. Melville Jenks is listed as a private from Bloomfield…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 2 · 23 May 2013 You

There are several records and other sources that refer to Private Melville Jenks of the 3rd Illinois Cavalry. It is possible that Jenks transferred from the 3 ILL Cav into the 6…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 2 · 21 May 2013 You

These records for 1st Sgt Melville Jenks filed under 11 USCT(New) state that he was wounded at the Battle of Fort Pillow and died at Andersonville. However, there are no records…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 2 · 21 May 2013 You

This records refers to the records of 1st Sgt Melville Jenks of the 6 US Colored Heavy Artillery. The records are not clear but one form says he died at Andersonville prison. …

Image, found in Civil War Service Index - Union - Illinois: Page 1 · 21 May 2013 You

This form records his Rank as "Wait". Other documents report he was a "Servant". I don't know if the rank was an abbreviation for "waiter". This form also records his unit as…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 2 · 13 May 2013 You

Lt. Cleary and Lt. Smith also signed an affidavit that is included in the Congressional Report on the investigation of the Battle of Fort Pillow.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 2 · 10 May 2013 You

Lt William Clary (or Cleary) gave a statement about the Battle of Fort Pillow that is recorded in the Congressional Report on the Conduct of the War. He was a passenger on the…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 2 · 10 May 2013 You

Sgt William E Johnson gave a statement about the Battle of Fort Pillow that is recorded in the Congressional Report on the Conduct of the War. He was a passenger on the gunboat…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 2 · 10 May 2013 You