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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

Died … June 11, 1864 … Memphis, Tenn {REPORT OF BRIG. GEN. NATHANIEL B. BAKER, ADJUTANT GENERAL and ACT’G as P. M. G., to HON. WILLIAM M. STONE, Governor of the State of…

Image, found in Civil War Service Index - Union - Iowa: Page 1 · 03 May 2013 You

Signature at bottom right corner is NOT "Jno McPurk" but it is John McGuirk, Colonel Commanding.

Image, found in Confederate Casualty Reports: Page 3 · 12 Apr 2013 You

Quote from a personal Diary: "We were ordered back to the ditches and after calling the roll all of our company could be accounted for except Misenheimer and Jim Mack Bunch. We…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - TN: Page 6 · 23 Mar 2013 You

Quote from a personal Diary: "We were ordered back to the ditches and after calling the roll all of our company could be accounted for except Misenheimer and Jim Mack Bunch. We…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - TN: Page 2 · 23 Mar 2013 You

See Comment on Page 25 of this soldier's records about his suicide.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - KY: Page 2 · 11 Mar 2013 You

An artilcle from Memphis Daily Appeal (Link to index: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045160/issues/ ) I did not record the date of the article but I believe it was…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - KY: Page 25 · 11 Mar 2013 You