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Conflict Period:
Civil War (Confederate) 1
Branch:
Confederate Army 1
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Person:
Elijah Sexton 1
Age: 52 1
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Civil War (Confederate) 1

Branch:
Confederate Army 1
Enlistment Date:
1861 1
Military Unit:
Second (Davidson's) Infantry (Army of 10,000), P-Y AND Second (Quinn's) Infantry (State Troops), A-Q 1
State:
Mississippi 1

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Source: LAWSON LEGENDS, by Richard Roman

"Elijah Sexton was a small man and talked fine. He deserted the Confederate Army and hid by dressing as a woman, darkening his face and working in the Fields. Artie Lawson has a 1/2 gallon jug that belonged to Elijah Sexton, The leather strap was cut off the jug. Times were hard after the Civil War."

"Elijah joined Co F 2nd Mississippi Cavalry at Enterprise on October 19, 1863."

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