Mary Gordon Duffee wrote in 1892: "When the drums beat, and the bugles called for men to march to the front, I tell you old Blount responded nobly, and sent hundreds of her gallant sons to march, fight, suffer and die for the flag that now lies furled forever."
This series of books identifies Confederate soldiers who enlisted from the Blount County area, plus those who moved to Blount County after the Civil War.
Company rosters are captured and service records, pension applications, birth dates, spouses and marriage dates, newspaper clippings and obituaries, and pictures are contained in these volumes. This is the first time ever all this information has been available in a single reference book.
Cavalry companies examined here include: 12th Alabama Cavalry, Companies B and C; 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, Company G; Lewis Battalion Alabama Cavalry, Companies B and E; Graves, Barbiere, and Stewart's Alabama Cavalry; Holloway's Escort; and the 3rd Confederate Cavalry, Company... More > D.< Less
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