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Conflict Period:
Civil War (Confederate) 1
Branch:
Confederate Army 1
Rank:
Pvt 2
Birth:
abt 1816 2
Duplin County, North Carolina 2
Death:
30 Jan 1909 2
Geneva County, Alabama 2
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Full Name:
Henry Boyett 1
Also known as:
Henry Boyt 2
Birth:
abt 1816 2
Duplin County, North Carolina 2
Death:
30 Jan 1909 2
Geneva County, Alabama 2
Physical Description:
Height: 5' 6" 2
Eye Color: Blue 2
Hair Color: Dark 2
Complexion: Dark 2
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Marriage:
Allie Guy 2
11 Feb 1848 2
Pike county, Alabama 2
Spouse Death Date: aft 28 Apr 1910 3
Father: David James Boyt Abt 1790 in Duplin County, NC 3
Mother: Mary Polly Bradley Birth 1790 - 1800 in Duplin County, North Carolina 3
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Civil War (Confederate) 1

Branch:
Confederate Army 1
Rank:
Pvt 2
Service Start Date:
Apr 5,1862 2
Service End Date:
27 May 1865 2
Enlistment Date:
1862 1
Military Unit:
Hilliard's Legion 1
State:
Alabama 1
Enlistment Location:
Ranerville, Alabama 3
Military Unit:
Co B 1st Battalion Hilliard's Legions That became Co. H 60th Alabama Inf. Reg't [2] 2

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Alabama Civil War Service Database

Alabama Civil War Service Database  Alabama Civil War Service Database -- First Name: Henry MI:, Last Name: Boyett, Birth Information: USA, North Carolina, Branch: Infantry, Regimental Unit: 60th Alabama Company Unit: H, Authority: Record roll before Petersburg, Virginia 1865/01/01 , Marital Status: Married , Occupation: Farmer, Enlistment Date: 1865/04/03 , Enlistment Information: Age 48, Alabama, Ranersville, Private, Engagements: Severely wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia ,1863/09/20. Present at Knoxville, Tennessee 1863/11/28. Absent on detail at Beans Station, Tennessee 1863/12/14 and Drewery's Bluff, Virginia 1864/05/16. Engage. con't: Remarks: Hand written on card enlisted April 5, 1862. Also shows 1st Battalion, Hillard's Legion. Residence -P.O. Solsoda, Ala.---- Alabama Civil War Service Database Alabama Civil War Service Database First Name: Henry, Last Name: Boyett, Regimental Unit: 1st Battalion, Hilliard's Legion, Company Unit: B, Authority: Record roll, Montgomery, Alabama 1862/07/03, Enlistment Information: Age 35, Alabama, Butler County, Private ------- Alabama Civil War Service Database First Name: Herny MI:, Last Name: Boyett, Regimental Unit: 1st Alabama Battalion Company Unit: B Authority: Casualties in 1st Battalion Alabama Legion, Gracie's Brigade from Kirkpatrick's scrapbook Vol.2 p.58 Enlistment Information: Private Remarks: Wounded in arm at Chickamauga 1863/09/20. Written on top of card 60th Infantry. Gracie's Brigade -------  Company B. 1st Batt'n   of Hilliard's Legion   became the Co H, 60th reg't Alabama Infantry.  So the Henry Boyett in Co A Hilliard's Legion an Co H 60th Alabama are the same persion.   Alabama Civil War Service Database Last Name: Boyett, First Name: Henry MI: Authority: Indigent Family Record, M.R.D., Enlistment Information: Butler County Remarks: Had six dependents. His family was allowed to draw $240.00 per year  

Alabama, Confederate Pension and Service Records, 1862-1947

Alabama, Confederate Pension and Service Records, 1862-1947       Name:Allie Boyett   Residence County: Geneva   Residence Year: 1910,  Receipt for Pention of   $12.50    

 

Alabama, Confederate Pension and Service Records, 1862-1947   about Henry Boyett   Name: Henry Boyett   Residence County: Geneva          60th Alabama Infantry

Civil War records

Civil War records indicate Henry Boyett and his brother in laws James H Guy and Alfred E Guy,  enlisted April 5, 1862 in Rainersville, Ala by Capt. Ridgway for the period of the War.

Civil War Service

Henry was wounded on April 3, 1865 "Vert Sclop (sic) in face." Severely wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia 1863/09/20. Present at Knoxville, Tennessee 1863/11/28. Absent on detail at Beans Station, Tennessee 1863/12/14 and Drewery's Bluff, Virginia 1864/05/16. ) He was captured and signed parole papers on May 27, 1865. Parole papers were signed 1 day after the war ended. Civil War Data Base,Henry Boyett Enlistment Butler County, Authorty Indigent Family Record, M.R.D. Had 6 dependents. His family was allowed to draw $240.00 per year.    

Civil War

Henry Boyett, James H. Guy, Alfred E, Guy. Enlisted in the Confederate Army April 5, 1862. They were enlisted by Capt. Ridgeway into Co. B 1st Battalion Hilliard's Legion at Ranerville, Alabama. Later when the 1st Battalion was organized into the 60th Alabama Infantry Reg't all three were in company H.

First battalion of Hilliard's Legion with six companies of the Third battalion Formed the 60th Alabama Infantry Reg't

 The Henry Boyett in Co. B 1st Battalion Hilliard's Legion is The same Henry Boyett that is in the Co H, 60th Reg't Alabama Infantry

Sixtieth Alabama        The 60th Alabama Infantry  Regiment was formed by consolidating four companies of the First battalion of Hilliard's Legion with six companies of the Third battalion. The first battalion, seven companies, went out with Jack Thorington of Montgomery as lieutenant colonel, and John H. Holt of Montgomery as major;* and the Third battalion, six companies, went out with John W. A. Sanford of Montgomery as lieutenant colonel, and Hatch Cook of Georgia as major. The operations of the Hilliard Legion are given in the memoranda of the Fifty-ninth Alabama. At Chicamauga, the First battalion lost 168 killed and wounded of 230 engaged, and the third battalion lost 50 killed and wounded of 219 engaged. Organized at Charleston, Tennessee, Nov. 25, 1863, the Sixtieth passed through the trials and perils of the winter campaign in east Tennessee. In the spring it reached Richmond, and lost heavily at Drewry's, where the regiment was complimented on the field by Gen. Gracie, as the Third battalion had been at Chicamauga by Gen. Preston of Kentucky. The regiment was in the trenches at Petersburg for eight months, and lost continually by the almost incessant shelling. At White-oaks Road and Hatcher's Run the Sixtieth was fully engaged, and its loss was severe. At Appomattox, "when the news of the surrender was receved, its men were huzzaing over a captured battery and a routed foe."** The regiment there numbered 165, rank and file.

Henry Boyett's Civil War Pardon

Indigent Family Record, M.R.D.

Alabama Department of Archives and History

Alabama Civil War Service Database   Last Name: Boyett Date of Birth: Birth Information: Date of Death: Death Information: Discharge Date: Discharge Information: Branch: Regimental Unit: Company Unit: Co. Unit Name: Pension Rec: Authority: Indigent Family Record, M.R.D. First Name: Henry MI: Marital Status: Occupation: Enlistment Date: Enlistment Information: Butler County Engagements: Engage. con't: Remarks: Had six dependents. His family was allowed to draw $240.00 per year. Remarks con't: Other Info:

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