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Direct Ancestors and Blood Uncles 40
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ANGUS, Elijah

9th New York Heavy Artillery
Battery H

Private; enlisted & mustered in 2 Sep 1864 for one year; discharged w/regiment at Washington DC, 6 Jul 1865; contracted chronic diahhrea & intermittent fever June 1865 while serving between Richmond VA & Washington DC; treated at Regimental Hospital at Fort Sumner. Regiment engaged at Winchester VA (9/19/64); Cedar Creek VA (10/19/64); Weldon Railroad VA (12/31/64); Petersburg VA (1/14, 3/25-26 & 4/1-2/65); and Sailor's Creek VA (4/6/65).

5 x great-granduncle

ANGUS, Henry E.

10th Michigan Cavalry
Company F

Private; enlisted 12 Sep 1863 for 3 yrs; discharged due to disability 20 Feb 1864 at St. Louis MO; severely injured at Camp Nelson KY during the winter of 1863-64, while riding his horse to water, the horse slipped on an icy hill, fell and rolled over him.

4 x great-granduncle

ANGUS, Ira Erastus

10th Michigan Cavalry
Company F

Private, promoted to Farrier; enlisted 31 Aug 1863 for 3 yrs; discharged due to disability 3 Oct 1865; received 3 gunshot wounds, as follows: in upper left leg at Carter's Station TN (Watauga Bridge) 24 Apr 1864; through the right wrist at Flat Creek TN 23 Aug 1864; and in upper left arm and through left lung at Knoxville TN 16 Mar 1865; also received saber cut to head; member of Henry F. Wallace Post G.A.R. at Corunna MI.

4 x great-grandfather

APPLETON, Charles Manning

72nd Pennsylvania Infantry
(Baxter's Fire Zouaves)

Company R

Private; enrolled 27 Sep 1861; mustered in 27 Oct 1861. Recieved a gun shot wound in the right thigh at Fair Oaks VA on 8 Jun 1862. The leg was amputated and he died at DeCamp General Hospital, Davids' Island, NY on 20 Jul 1862.

Half
4 x great-granduncle

APPLETON, John Henderson

17th Indiana Infantry
(Wilder's Lightning Brigade)

Company E

Enrolled 27 Aug 1862 at Columbia City IN; mustered in 3 Sep 1862 at Indianapolis ; honorably discharged 22 Jun 1865 at Nashville TN. Engaged at Hoover's Gap TN 24-25 June 1863. Equipped with Spencer Repeating Rifles in May 1863, this unit was part of Col. John T. Wilder's "Lightning Brigade" which helped cover the Union retreat at the battle of Chickamauga GA on 19 Sep 1863

4 x great-grandfather

ARBUCKLE, James D.

1st Indiana Heavy Artillery
Battery L

Enlisted & mustered in at Indianapolis on 3 Oct 1864; joined his unit in the field on 22 Oct 1864; injured 18 Feb 1865 at New Orleans LA when a mule fell upon him, thereby breaking his leg; treated at St. Louis General Hospital at New Orleans, where remained from Feb-Apr 1865; furloughed 20 Apr 1865 for 60 days to convalesce; returned to Indiana where he remained with leave until muster out on 12 Aug 1865 due to the end of his term of service.

4 x great-granduncle

CAMPBELL, Eldridge

25th Virginia Cavalry
Company I

Enlisted & mustered in 18 Apr 1863 at Lee Co., VA; present through at least 15 Jun 1863; date & method of discharge not stated.

4 x great-grandfather

CAMPBELL, George

14th Tennessee Infantry
Company C

Private, enlisted 24 Apr 1864 at Bristol TN. Taken POW at Wilderness VA on 6 May 1864. Arrived at Belle Plain VA [Point Lookout MD] on 18 May 1864. Transferred to Elmira NY on 23 Jul 1864 & arrived 26 Jul 1864. Took Oath of Allegiance to U.S. in Aug 1864, in which he stated "a native of East Tennessee; was taken by a Confederate raiding party, conscripted and taken under guard to Bristol. I deserted and came into the Union lines. Wish to take the Oath and return home." Died at Elmira NY of pneumonia 7 Dec 1864.

4 x great-granduncle

CAMPBELL, Toliver D.

1st Tennessee Cavalry
Company F

Private; enlistment date unknown. Unit saw action at Murfreesboro TN; Lincoln, Boyle and Garrard counties KY; Cumberland Gap KY/TN/VA; Piedmont (or New Hope Church) VA; and the campaign of the Valley of Virginia under General Early. In June 1864, during the latter campaign, Pvt. Campbell was taken POW and sent to Camp Morton at Indianapolis IN until released 15 Mar 1865.

4 x great-granduncle

CARPENTER, Hope

3rd Michigan Cavalry
Company E

Private; enlisted 16 Sep 1861; taken prisoner 14 Dec 1862 (place not stated) and paroled; mustered out 24 Oct 1864 at Brownsville, AR. Regiment saw action at New Madrid, MO; seige of Island No. 10; seige of Corinth; Iuka, MS; Holly Springs, MS; and others.

4 x great-granduncle

CARPENTER, Stephen A.

24th Michigan Infantry
Company G

Private; enlisted 16 Mar 1865; mustered in 24 Mar 1865; mustered out 30 Jun 1865.

4 x great-granduncle

DRAGGOO, James B.

1st Indiana Heavy Artillery
Battery A

Private; enlisted 27 Feb 1864; mustered in 26 Mar 1864 at Indianapolis; mustered out w/regiment 10 Jan 1866 at Baton Rouge LA; kicked in the back by one of the mules attached to the artillery at Morganza Bend LA in July 1864.

4 x great-granduncle

DURYEE, George W.

4th Michigan Infantry
Company A

Private; enlisted 9 Feb 1864 for 3 yrs; regiment engaged in Virginia at The Wilderness (5-7 May 1864); Laurel Hill (8 May 1864); Po River (10 May 1864); Spottsylvania (12 May 1864); Ny River (21 May 1864); North Anna (23 May 1864); Jericho Mills (24 May 1864); Noel's Turn (26 May 1864); Totopotomoy Creek (30 May 1864); Magnolia Swamp (1 Jun 1864); Bethesda Church (2 Jun 1864); Petersburg (18 Jun 1864); & Weldon Run (21 Aug 1864); regiment thence sent back to Michigan via Washington DC, reorganized with additional recruits and sent to the western theater where engaged at Decatur, AL (28-30 Oct 1864); New Market, AL (20-19 Nov 1864); & Murfreesboro, TN (30 Nov-20 Dec 1864); contracted cerebro-spinal meningitus & died 5 May 1865 in General Hospital No. 1, Nashville TN; buried at Nashville National Cemetery, Madison TN.

5 x great-grandfather

DURYEE, Rev. Isaac Groot

81st New York Infantry
Field and Staff

Regimental Chaplain; enlisted & mustered in 17 Oct 1862 at Albany NY; mustered out 31 Aug 1865 at Fortress Monroe VA; contracted chronic diarrhea during his service and died 8 Feb 1866

5 x great-granduncle

DURYEE, James Henry

4th Michigan Infantry
Company F

Enlisted 9 Feb 1864; mustered out at Houston, TX 26 May 1866. Regiment engaged in Virginia at The Wilderness (5-7 May 1864); Laurel Hill (8 May 1864); Po River (10 May 1864); Spottsylvania (12 May 1864); Ny River (21 May 1864); North Anna (23 May 1864); Jericho Mills (24 May 1864); Noel's Turn (26 May 1864); Totopotomoy Creek (30 May 1864); Magnolia Swamp (1 Jun 1864); Bethesda Church (2 Jun 1864); Petersburg (18 Jun 1864); & Weldon Run (21 Aug 1864); regiment thence sent back to Michigan via Washington DC, reorganized with additional recruits and sent to the western theater where engaged at Decatur, AL (28-30 Oct 1864); New Market, AL (20-19 Nov 1864); & Murfreesboro, TN (30 Nov-20 Dec 1864); transferred to Texas via New Orleans in June 1865. While in Texas they were subjected to long and severe marches in the hot climate, including a 175-mile march to San Antonio. Remained on provost duty in Texas until discharged.

4 x great-granduncle

DURYEE, William Byron

4th Michigan Infantry
Company F

Enlisted 9 Feb 1864; wounded in action 5 May 1864 at the Battle of the Wilderness, VA; promoted to Corporal 1 May 1866; mustered out at Houston, TX 26 May 1866; contracted eye disease while serving in Texas. Regiment engaged in Virginia at The Wilderness (5-7 May 1864); Laurel Hill (8 May 1864); Po River (10 May 1864); Spottsylvania (12 May 1864); Ny River (21 May 1864); North Anna (23 May 1864); Jericho Mills (24 May 1864); Noel's Turn (26 May 1864); Totopotomoy Creek (30 May 1864); Magnolia Swamp (1 Jun 1864); Bethesda Church (2 Jun 1864); Petersburg (18 Jun 1864); & Weldon Run (21 Aug 1864); regiment thence sent back to Michigan via Washington DC, reorganized with additional recruits and sent to the western theater where engaged at Decatur, AL (28-30 Oct 1864); New Market, AL (20-19 Nov 1864); & Murfreesboro, TN (30 Nov-20 Dec 1864); transferred to Texas via New Orleans in June 1865. While in Texas they were subjected to long and severe marches in the hot climate, including a 175-mile march to San Antonio. Remained on provost duty in Texas until discharged.

4 x great-granduncle

FORBIS, Harbert King

19th Kentucky Infantry
Company F

Enlisted 12 Dec 1861 as 2nd Lieutenant; mustered in 2 Jan 1862; promoted to Captain 3 Aug 1863; missing in battle Sabine Crossroads, LA 8 Apr 1864; captured near Mansfield LA 8 Apr 1864; held prisoner at Camp Ford near Tyler TX; paroled at Red River Landing 23 Oct 1864; mustered out 26 Jan 1865 at Louisville KY.

4 x great-granduncle

FOSTER, Charles D.

10th Michigan Cavalry
Company F

Private; enlisted 7 Oct 1863 for 3 yrs; honorably discharged w/company 11 Nov 1865 at Memphis TN; taken prisoner 25 Aug 1864 (probably near Flat Creek Bridge TN) & paroled 19 Oct 1864; treated for diahhrea at Holston General Hospital, Knoxville TN from 19-26 Oct 1864, then furloughed; upon return from furlough was again treated for diahhrea at Asylum General Hopsital, Knoxville TN from 22-24 Nov 1864.

Half
3 x great-granduncle

FOSTER, John N.

3rd Michigan Infantry
Company B

Private; enlisted 13 May 1861 at Grand Rapids MI; mustered in 10 Jun 1861; saw action in the battle of Blackburn's Ford (First Bull Run); served under Gen. McClellan in his Peninsular Campaign of 1862, where his unit participated in the seige of Yorktown & the Battle of Williamsburg; died of typhoid fever 15 Jun 1862 at US Military Hospital, New Haven CT as a result of wounds received at the Battle of Fair Oaks VA on 31 May 1862.

Half
3 x great-granduncle

FOSTER, William J.

1st Michigan Infantry
Company B

Corporal; served under Gen. McClellan in his Peninsular Campaign of 1862, where his unit saw action in the battles of Mechanicsville, Gaines Mill, Peach Orchard, Savage Station, Turkey Bend, White Oak Swamp, & Malvern Hill; assigned to Fitz John Porter's Corps at the battle of Second Bull Run; took part in battles of Antietam & Fredericksburg; severely wounded in the spine at the battle of Chancellorsville VA on 3 May 1863 & died at Armory Square Hospital, Washington DC on 12 May 1863.

Half
3 x great-granduncle

GOODWIN, Aaron

145th Indiana Infantry
Company H

Private; enlisted & mustered in 2 Feb 1865; mustered out 21 Jan 1866 at Cuthbert GA.

Half
4 x great-granduncle

HAMMONS, Thomas L.

14th Texas Cavalry
Company H

Private; enlisted & mustered in 27 Feb 1862 for 1 year; discharged for disability 22 Jun 1862.

4 x great-granduncle

HAMMONS, William G.

14th Texas Cavalry
Company H

Private; enlisted 23 Dec 1861; mustered in 15 Feb 1862 for 1 year; died 7 Apr 1862.

4 x great-granduncle

HAZELWOOD, Benjamin Franklin

25th Virginia Cavalry
Company I

Private; enlisted & mustered in 18 Apr 1863 at Lee Co., VA; taken sick 26 Aug 1863; prisoner of war 18 Jan 1864; paroled 29 Apr 1865.

4 x great-granduncle

HAZELWOOD, James Knox Polk

25th Virginia Cavalry
Company I

Private; enlisted & mustered in on 18 Apr 1863 at Lee Co., VA; deserted Mar 1864; prisoner of war 22 May 1864 by Home Guards in Claiborne Co., TN; died of pneumonia 22 Jun 1864 at Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY; buried at Cave Hill Confederate Cemetery.

4 x great-granduncle

JONES, Albert

145th Indiana Infantry
Company H

Private; enlisted & mustered in 2 Feb 1865; deserted 29 Jul 1865.

4 x great-granduncle

JONES, Green A.

3rd Iowa Cavalry
Company D

Private, enlisted 8 Feb 1864, mustered in 18 Feb 1864, died of disease 15 May 1865 at Atlanda, GA, buried Marietta National Cemetery.

4 x great-granduncle

KING, John "Jack"

6th Kentucky Cavalry
Company B

Sergeant; enlisted 8 Sep 1862; was with Gen. John Hunt Morgan on his Ohio Raid; taken prisoner near Buffington Island OH on 19 Jul 1863; sent as POW to Camp Douglas, IL; released 24 Mar 1865

5 x great-granduncle

KING, Harbert Jr.

3rd Kentucky Infantry
Company F

Raised a company and enlisted 20 Jul 1861 at Camp Dick Robinson, KY; commissioned Captain 8 Oct 1861; resigned 29 Sep 1862; murdered 23 Oct 1862.

5 x great-granduncle

KING, William Mason

19th Kentucky Infantry
Company K

7th Veteran Reserve Corps
Company K

Private, enlisted at Harrodsburg, KY on 15 Oct 1861. Also served in the Veteran Reserve Corps. Discharged at Washington DC on 1 Feb 1865.

5 x great-granduncle

MITCHELL, Chesley

15th Northwest Arkansas Infantry
Emergency Company I

Private, enlisted 23 Feb 1862 at Boston Mountain AR for 30 days, unless sooner discharged.

5 x great-granduncle

MITCHELL, John Jasper

15th Northwest Arkansas Infantry
Emergency Company I

Private, enlisted 23 Feb 1862 at Boston Mountain AR for 30 days, unless sooner discharged.

4 x great-granduncle

MITCHELL, Nicholas G.

15th Northwest Arkansas Infantry
Emergency Company I

Private, enlisted 23 Feb 1862 at Boston Mountain AR for 30 days, unless discharged sooner.

4 x great-granduncle

MITCHELL, Samuel C.

15th Northwest Arkansas Infantry
Company F

Private, enlisted 23 Feb 1862 at Boston Mountain AR. Wounded and captured at Corith, MS. Died 9 Oct 1862 of gunshot wound to leg at Iuka, MS within Federal lines.

4 x great-granduncle

MITCHELL, William C.

35th Arkansas Infantry
Company F

Private; enlisted 15 Aug 1862 in Benton Co AR; regiment engaged at Prairie Grove 7-8 Dec 1862, and in attack on Helena AR 4 Jul 1863. At the latter, Pvt. Mitchell was captured, sent to Military Prison at Alton IL on 9 Jul 1863, and thence to Camp Douglas, Chicago IL on 23 Jul 1864. Died 5 Dec 1864. Buried in Grave 223, Block 2, Chicago City Cemetery.

Note: The 35th Arkansas Infantry was also known as the 22nd Arkansas Infantry (not to be confused with an earlier 22nd Arkansas Infantry, which was redesignated as the 20th Arkansas Infantry).

4 x great-granduncle

OAKES, Alexander

1st Arkansas Cavalry
Company F

Private; mustered in 31 Aug 1863 at Springfield MO; Aug 1863 listed as "on extra or daily duty; Police duty"; then on detached duty several times, namely, at Cassville MO in Mar-Apr 1864 and Sep-Oct 1864, at Springfield MO in Nov-Dec 1864, and at Huntsville MO in Jan-Jun1865; stricken down with sunstroke in Jul or Aug 1864 while serving as a guard escorting a train from Cassville MO to Fayetteville AR; mustered out 23 Aug 1865 at Fayetteville AR. His wife, Rebecca E. Hammons, was the widow of Confederate veteran John M. Jackson who died during the war.

4 x great-grandfather

OAKES, William

60th Enrolled Missouri Militia
Company H

5th Provisional Enrolled
Missouri Militia

Company G

Private; enrolled in 60th E.M.M. on 10 Aug 1862 at Calhoun MO; ordered into active service 23 Jun 1863; transferred to 5th P.E.M.M. on 4 Aug 1863; discharged 27 Nov 1863.

5 x great-grandfather

PURVIS, Benjamin

145th Indiana Infantry
Company H

Private; enlisted & mustered in 1 Feb 1865; mustered out on 21 Jan 1866 at Cuthbert, GA

Half
4 x great-granduncle

PURVIS, Luther Franklin

118th Indiana Infantry
Company D

26th Indiana Infantry
Company G

Private, promoted to Corporal; enlisted & mustered in 18 Oct 1864 at Sharpsville IN; mustered out 17 Oct 1865; also served in the Regular Army in Btty. K, 5th US Artillery in Kentucky and Florida, Jun 1863-Sep 1868

3 x great-granduncle

PURVIS, William J.

118th Indiana Infantry
Company D

Private; enlisted & mustered in 9 Aug 1863; died of starvation at Tazewell TN on 12 Jan 1864.

3 x great-granduncle

ROBINSON, Elliott

54th Pennsylvania Infantry
Company D

Emergency Troops of 1863. Private; enlisted & mustered in 30 Jun 1863; mustered out 17 Aug 1863.

6 x great-granduncle

ROBINSON, Irwin

2nd Battalion Pennsylvania Infantry (6-mos regiment)
Company C

105th Pennsylvania Infantry
Company B

Private; enlisted & mustered into Co. C, 2nd Battalion Pennsylvania Infantry on 23 Jul 1863; mustered out 21 Jan 1864. Private; enlisted & mustered into Co. F, 105th Pennsylvania Infantry on 15 Feb 1864; he was wounded at Petersburg, VA and discharged for disability on 20 Apr 1865.

6 x great-granduncle

ROBINSON, James A.

105th Pennsylvania Infantry
Company B

Private; enlisted 27 Aug 1861; mustered in 9 Sep 1861; participated in the Siege of Yorktown and battles of Williamsburg, Fair Oaks, Seven Pines, Glendale, and Malvern Hill; taken POW 1 Jul 1862 and exchanged 19 Nov 1862; participated in battles of Chancellorsville and Gettysburg; placed on detached duty 15 Apr 1864 as Color Bearer for the 3rd Army Division's Ambulance Corps and served as such until discharged 11 Jul 1865.

6 x great-granduncle

SLOOP, Jacob

1st Illinois Light Artillery
Battery D

7th Illinois Cavalry
Company H

Private & Battery Blacksmith; enlisted & mustered into Btty. D, 1st IL Light Artillery on 15 Sep 1861; discharged due to disability on 28 Jul 1862. Re-enlisted as a Private on 16 Feb 1865; mustered into Co. H, 7th IL Cavalry on 16 Mar 1865; mustered out 4 Nov 1865 at Nashville TN.

4 x great-granduncle

SLOOP, Samuel

115th Illinois Infantry
Company A

Private; enlisted 15 Aug 1862; mustered in 13 Sep 1862; discharged 23 Nov 1864.

4 x great-granduncle

TAYLOR, Abbott

15th Michigan Infantry
Company F

Private; enlisted 13 Dec 1861; mustered in 29 Jan 1862; wounded 6 Apr 1862 at Shiloh TN; discharged for disability 20 May 1863 at Corinth MS.

5 x great-granduncle

TAYLOR, Arthur Shrader

38th Iowa Infantry
Company B

Private; enlisted 25 Jul 1862; mustered in 11 Sep 1862; died of disease 5 Mar 1863 at Horton, IA

4 x great-granduncle

TAYLOR, John Burris

13th Illinois Infantry
Company D

Corporal; enlisted & mustered in 24 May 1861; killed in a charge during the Battle of Chickasaw Bluffs, MS on 29 Dec 1862.

4 x great-granduncle

TAYLOR, William Smith

38th Iowa Infantry
Company B

Private; enlisted 25 Jul 1862; mustered in 11 Sep 1862; died of disease 26 Jul 1863 at Vicksburg, MS

4 x great-granduncle

THAYER, Benjamin Hirum

1st Michigan
Engineers & Mechanics

Company F

Enlisted 4 Dec 1861 as a Private; mustered in 8 Dec 1861; severely injured about chest & head on 1 Apr 1862 near the Duck River, while on a march from Nashville to Shiloh, when the unfurling of the regimental flag frightened a horse which then jumped upon and trampled him; treated at several hospitals; detailed on light duty as a nurse and at the Engineers & Mechanics tool dept.; mustered out 31 Oct 1864 at Atlanta GA.

5 x great-granduncle

TINER, Bennett

1st Arkansas Infantry
(alias Benton County Home Guards)

Company B

Private; enlisted 1 Feb 1865; assigned to guard the telegraph line between Cassville MO to Fayetteville AR against "bushwhackers". Discharged about 10 Aug 1865.

4 x great-grandfather

TUGGLE, Richardson C. "Dick"

2nd Brigade, 8th Division
Missouri State Guard

Company C

Sergeant; lost an arm in the Battle of Wilson's Creek, MO on 10 Aug 1861

4 x great-granduncle

WOLF, Jonathan Edward

18th Iowa Infantry
Company A

Third Sergeant; enlisted 17 Jun 1862; mustered in 7 Aug 1862; contracted measles near Hannibal, MO - Aug 1862; discharged due to disability 27 Feb 1863 at St. Louis, MO.

4 x great-grandfather

WRIGHT, Iredell

5th Prov. Enrolled Missouri Militia
Company K

45th Missouri Infantry
Company A

Private; Co. K, 5th P.E.M.M; enrolled, organized & ordered into active service 1 Jun 1863 at Clinton MO; relieved from duty 27 Nov 1863 by Gen. Vaughan. Private; Co. A, 45th MO Infantry; enlisted & mustered in 26 Aug 1864 for 6 months; admitted to General Hospital, Benton Barracks MO 4 Mar 1865 suffering from bronchitis; mustered out 6 Mar 1865.

5 x great-granduncle


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