John W Tolar

John W Tolar

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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Service Start Date

ca. 1861

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Company

Captain Rabon Scarborough's Company, Dixie Blue

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Service End Date

7 May 1862

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Rank

Private E-1

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Branch

Confederate Army

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Unit

Sixth Infantry (St-Y)

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State

Florida

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Company

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

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Rank

Private E-1

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Service Start Date

7 May 1862

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Service End Date

18 Dec 1862

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about John W Tolar

Biographical Sketch

    Private John W. Tolar was born ca. 1835 in Georgia.  He married Suannah Caroline “Susan” (née Holland) in 1857.

    In 1860 he, Susan and their infant son were living near Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida.  The census lists his occupation as farming, with real estate valued at $200 and a personal estate of $300.

    In 1861, he enlisted in Captain Rabon Scarborough’s Florida State Militia Company, the “Dixie Blues”.  He reenlisted with Captain Gregory’s Company (Company H, 5th Florida Infantry) on May 7th, 1862 at Rico’s Bluff, Liberty County, Florida; he was exchanged June 12th, 1862 for Private Thomas F. Barr.

    He was absent sick at Gadsden County, but rejoined the company before June 30th.  He was discharged on December 18th, 1862 at Knoxville, Tennessee for disability.  His documents stated that he was 5’ 6” tall, with light skin, blue eyes, and dark brown hair.

    The date and place of his death are unknown, as is the place of interment.

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    10/26/2013
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