John Hair

John Hair

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Army · Private E-1
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Sixth Infantry (G-H)

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Confederate Army

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Service End Date

18 Apr 1862

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Company A ("Davidson's Company", "Florida Guards")

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Private E-1

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Service Start Date

12 Mar 1862

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Served For

United States of America

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Biographical Sketch

    Private John James Hair was born ca. 1825 in Georgia.  He resided in Baker County, Georgia until after 1845, the relocated to Gadsden County, Florida.

    In 1855, the part of Gadsden County in which he resided was separated from Gadsden County to become Liberty County.  John married Eliza E. Butler of Gadsden County at Quincey on September 21st, 1850.[1]

    In 1860 he and Eliza were living near Bristol, Liberty County, Florida.

    He enlisted in Davidson’s Company on March 12th, 1862 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida.  He was rejected by an Inspecting Officer when the company was mustered into Confederate service on April 18th, 1862.[2]

    Private Hair died ca. 1919, and is interred at Dead River Cemetery, Bruce, Walton County, Florida.

    [1] REF:

    [2] By CS Army Regulation (see Article XLVI, “Recruiting Service.”), John was over the age of 35 when he enlisted in Davidson’s Company, which yet to be taken into Confederate service.

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