Henry F Horne

Henry F Horne

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Army · Sergeant
Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Branch

Confederate Army

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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State

Florida

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Unit

Sixth Infantry (G-H)

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Service Start Date

13 Mar 1862

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Service End Date

15 May 1865

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Rank

Sergeant

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about Henry F Horne

Biographical Sketch

    3rd Sergeant Henry F. Horne was born in Georgia on December 23rd, 1835.

    In 1860 he resided near Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida with his parents and two younger brothers.  He was a blacksmith, owning real estate in the value of $120.

    He enlisted in Davidson’s Company on March 13th, 1862 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida and appointed as 3rd Sergeant.

    Sergeant Horne was present with his company until June 12th, 1862, when he was transferred to the regimental band just prior to the regiment leaving the state.

    On July 1st, he was reassigned to serve as a quartermaster clerk, in which capacity he served until September 6th, 1862.  He was left sick at Lexington, Kentucky in October, and barely escaped capture.

    He returned to and remained with the company until January 11th, 1863 when he was detached for service at Knoxville, Tennessee as Clerk to the Examining Board.  He continued as a Clerk in service to both the Examining Board at Knoxville and to a Colonel Blake until about August 22nd, 1863 when he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant and assigned to Company G of the 1st Florida Cavalry.

    He was wounded near Atlanta, Georgia on August 8th, 1864 and again at Jonesboro on September 18th, 1864.

    He retired to the Invalid Corps on December 2nd, 1864 and was paroled at Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida on May 15th 1865.  Lieutenant Horne died on December 1st, 1883 and is interred at Campbellton Baptist Church Cemetery, Campbellton, Jackson County, Florida.

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