Henry King

Henry King

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

Civil War (Confederate)

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Branch

Confederate Army

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State

Florida

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Unit

Sixth Infantry (I-Ma)

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Service Start Date

12 Mar 1862

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Company

Company C ("Evans' Company", "Gulf State Guards")

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Company

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

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Service End Date

1 May 1865

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Rank

Private E-1

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about Henry King

Biographical Sketch

    Private Henry Bascomb King was born on August 15th, 1846 at Nassau County, Florida.

    In 1860, He was living at the residence of his Josiah near King’s Ferry, Nassau County, Florida along with his mother, and older sister and a younger brother.

    He enlisted in Captain Davidson’s Company on March 12th, 1862 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida; he stated his age as “21” (his date of birth on the 1860 census puts his age at 14 years; another source puts his age between 17 and 18 years).

    On May 4th, 1862 he is shown as enlisting with Captain J. C. Evans’ (Company C, “Gulf State Infantry”).

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    10/26/2013
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