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Lieutenant Henry M. Walker  13th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment - Company K- Union

Lieutenant Henry M. Walker Tennessee Cavalry Regiment - Company K- Union (Wearing what I believe to be a Corps Cavalry Badge)

The Civil War Parlor           - Captain James Park Hanner Co. D, Williamson Grays,...

Captain James Park Hanner Co. D, Williamson Grays, (Feild’s) Tennessee InfantryHanner was forced to resign his infantry commission in December of 1861 due to an illness, but upon recovering his.

Private Wright Carlton. Descendant: Bruce Carlton, St. Petersburg, FL, great-grandson. Pvt. Carlton enlisted in Company E, 7th Florida Infantry, in the Confederate Army in South Florida in April, 1862. He fought at Chickamauga in September, 1863 and at Chattanooga in November, 1863, and participated in all battles under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston in the Atlanta campaign. Following Atlanta, he was part of the grueling march from Georgia into Tennessee under General Hood. A diary written by a…

Private Wright Carlton. Descendant: Bruce Carlton, St. Petersburg, FL, great-grandson. Pvt. Carlton enlisted in Company E, 7th Florida Infantry, in the Confederate Army in South Florida in April, 1862. He fought at Chickamauga in September, 1863 and at Chattanooga in November, 1863, and participated in all battles under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston in the Atlanta campaign. Following Atlanta, he was part of the grueling march from Georgia into Tennessee under General Hood. A diary written by a…

John Harrison Simpson. Enlisted in Co I, 3rd Tennessee Cavalry (Union) in 1863 at age 15. Wounded and captured by Confederates under Nathan Bedford Forrest in 1864 and sent to Cahaba prison. Survived the ordeal, exchanged in March, 1865, and loaded onto the steamship Sultana. A boiler blew and the Sultana sunk rapidly, killing some 1800 of the 2400 passengers and crew. Amazingly, Simpson survived once again. He lived past the age of 80 and died in 1929.

Enlisted in Co I, Tennessee Cavalry (Union) in 1863 at age Wounded and captured by Confederates under Nathan Bedford Forrest in 1864 and sent to Cahaba prison.

My cousin, Pleasant Keeble of Knoxville, survived the Sultana; his brother, John, did not. The last survivors' meeting in his city was held in April 1930, with only Keeble, 84, in attendance. The former private of Company H, 3rd Tennessee Calvary, died the following year.

Will Sultana rise from the ashes to earn a more prominent place in U.

Ninth Plate Ambrotype of Confederate Corporal John J. Burroughs of the 6th Virginia Infantry.  Burroughs later served in the 34th Tennessee Infantry and the Tennessee Light Artillery with his brother Captain William H. Burroughs.

Ninth Plate Ambrotype of Confederate Corporal John J. Burroughs of the Virginia Infantry. Burroughs later served in the Tennessee Infantry and the Tennessee Light Artillery with his brother Captain William H.

WHAT A CHARACTER! "A Mountain Man &  His Gun Are Rarely Separated"  Martin Van Buren Shultz, 1832-1864 joined the Confederate Army in 1862, Pvt. Company I 2nd Tennessee Cavalry. Died 3-5-1864 Camp Morton Indiana. Son of George Benton Shultz Sr. & Mary Ward  Martin married Margaret V. DUNSMORE daughter of William DUNSMORE and Mary "Mossy" CRUTCHFIELD on 13 Nov 1850 in Claiborne Co, TN. Margaret was born on 31 Aug 1834.

"A Mountain Man & His Gun Are Rarely Separated" Martin Van Buren Shultz…

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