It will be difficult to get the world to understand the odds against which we fought.

 – R. E. Lee

Roll of Honor

Our Confederate Relatives

This is a small sampling of Confederate relatives of our unit members.

 

 

Capt. Edwin Allen - Company C, 26th Tennessee Infantry

Killed at the Battle of Murfreesboro.

Lt.Gen. William J. Hardee issued orders for his name to be inscribed on a gun of the reserve artillery, among other officers who fell there, conspicuous for their valor.

 

Pvt. James Benson - 9th Alabama Infantry

Enlisted June 10, 1862 neart Mobile.

Captured Nov. 25, 1863 at Missionary Ridge TN.

Released from Rock Island Barracks IL June 19, 1865.

Died shortly after the war.

 

Maj. Gen. John C. Breckinridge

Commanding brigade, division, & corps, Army of the Mississippi/

Army of Tennessee;

Commanding Department of Western Virginia & East Tennessee;

Secretary of War, CSA.

 

Pvt. Thomas Byrd - Company H, 20th Tennessee Infantry

Enlisted in 1861.  Present but not engaged at Camp Wildcat KY.

Fought at Mill Springs, Shiloh, and Port Hudson.

Discharged in 1863 for injuries received at Murfreesboro TN.

 

Pvt. Millard Chadwell - Company G, 1st Tennessee Infantry, ANV

Enlisted March 2, 1864 at age 20.

Captured in the battle of the Wilderness May 6,1864.

Elmira Prison NY until May 29, 1865.

 

Pvt. R. Boone Chastain - Company A, 9th Kentucky Infantry

Enlisted Sept. 22, 1861 at Russellville KY.

Wounded at Peachtree Creek, July 20, 1864.

Surrendered at Washington GA May 6, 1865.

Was in most of the engagements of the Orphan Brigade.

 

Pvt. Artinbour Christison - Company G, 10th Missouri Infantry

Enlisted August 6, 1862 Batesville AR. 

Died of disease at Mulberry hospital November 4, 1862.

 

Pvt. William K. Collins - Company A, 64th Virginia Mounted Infantry

 

Pvt. Leander Helms - Company I, 4th North Carolina Senior Reserves

Enlisted June 8, 1864 at Monroe NC, at age 49 years, 10 months, and 15 days.

On company muster roll dated September 8, 1864.

 

Pvt. John W. Hensley - Company E, 11th Georgia Infantry, ANV

Enlisted in the Fannin Young Rifles July 3, 1861 for the war.

Seven Days' Battles-Appears on a report of casualties for June 28-July 1, 1862 - hand wound.

II Manassas VA, August 30, 1862 - wounded in the arm, necessitating amputation.

CS Hospital, Culpeper VA September 27, 1862.

Discharged, disability at Richmond VA in 1863.


Sgt. James Hopkins - Company E, 58th Virginia Infantry

Shenandoah Valley Campaign 1862  (Winchester, Harrisonburg, Cross Keys, Port Republic).

With Early at Chancellorsville, where he was wounded.

Military hospital in Richmond.

Finished the war on recruiting duty.

 

1st Sgt. John W. Jackson - Company G, 10th Kentucky Cavalry 

Enlisted in May's/Trimble's/Diamond's 10th Kentucky on March 28, 1863 at Buchanan County VA.

 

Pvt. John B. Luttrell - Company E, 9th Kentucky Infantry

Enlisted Mar. 10, 1862 Lincoln County TN.

Appears on muster rolls for March-April & Sept. 1862.

Company reassigned as Company A, 23rd Tennessee Battalion, Nov. 1863.

Paroled Jan. 1865.

 

Pvt. George T. McDaniel - Company A, 66th Georgia Infantry

Enlisted July 18, 1863.

Roll for July-Aug. 1864 shows him absent, sick in hospital.

Died of typhoid pneumonia July 26, 1864.

 

Pvt. August McFarlane - Company I, 34th Virginia Cavalry

 

Pvt. James Miller - Company B, 10th Kentucky Mounted Rifles

Enlisted September 9, 1862 at Whitesburg  KY.

Captured at Gladesville VA July 7, 1863.

 

Sgt. Samuel Miller - Company L, 10th Kentucky (May's)

Cpl., Company G, 5th Kentucky Infantry, Oct. 28, 1861 Piketon KY.

Re-enlisted in Company C, 10th Kentucky, Oct. 28, 1862 Pike Co. KY.

3rd Sgt., Company L, 10th Kentucky, May 1, 1863.

 

Pvt. Walker Nash - Company G, 9th Kentucky Infantry

Enlisted Nov. 22, 1861 at Bowling Green KY.

Severely wounded at Chickamauga Sept. 20, 1863.

Served in the corps of Kentucky sharpshooters from Dalton to Atlanta GA in 1864.

 

4th Cpl. William M. Steenbergen - Company E, 6th Kentucky Infantry

Enlisted Oct. 9, 1861 at Cave City KY.

"Mortally wounded and left on the Battle field of Shiloh on the 7th of April 1862."

Survived; prisoner at Camp Morton IN; exchanged in Sept. 1862.

Returned to active duty in May 1863; promoted to 4th Cpl. June 17, 1863.

Wounded at Dallas GA May 28, 1864; captured at Jonesboro GA Sept. 1, 1864.

 

Capt. Henry Sturm - Company K, 31st Virginia Infantry 

He had served as sergeant in the War of 1812.

Received a commission to organize his company May 18, 1861.

Led his company through the western Virginia campaign of 1861;

Shenandoah Valley campaign, 1862; Seven Days' Battles; and II Manassas.

He retired from service at age 67.

 

Captain Sturm

 

Lieut. Robert S. Tyler - Aide-de-camp to Brig. Gen. J. H. Morgan

Enlisted in Co. D, 2nd Kentucky Cavalry Oct. 2, 1861 Woodville KY, age 18.

Severely wounded Hartsville TN Dec. 7, 1862, and commended in Morgan's report.

Wounded at Buffington Island OH July 19, 1863.

Transferred to Company A, 2nd Kentucky Cavalry Battalion upon reorganization of Morgan's command.

 

Pvt. George Washington Walker - Company E, Phillips' Georgia Legion

Enlisted in the Blue Ridge Rifles (Company E, Phillips' Georgia Legion infantry battalion) of Lumpkin County GA August 8, 1861 at age 16.

Furloughed home March 1864 due to loss of the use of his right hand.

Returned to his unit and was discharged 1865 in Richmond VA.

 

Capt. Samuel B. Williams - Company D, 1st Kentucky Cavalry

Bullitt County.  Died in the service April 3, 1863 at Fairfield TN.