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Soldiers

Our family’s Revolutionary War Soldiers:

  • Jacob Alford b 1737 VA, Pvt NC Militia
  • James Alford b 1741, Pvt NC Militia
  • Lodwick Alford c 1707 – c 1800, Granville Co. Militia, NC
  • John Brumfield 1750 – 1845, Served with Col. Francis Marion
  • Richard Dillon 1745 – 1833, served under Cpt Faulk & General Gregory in North Carolina
  • David Faulkenberry 1746 – 1841, S Carolina, under Cpt. Canenton
  • John Faulkenberry c 1740 – 1815, SC under Cpt. Richard Singleton
  • William S. Kelly 1739 – 1826, Private in North Carolina Militia
  • John Kennington bc 1745
  • Jacob Ott II 1755 – 1820
  • Casper Ritter 1747 – 1824, Corp 4th Batt Northampton Co Militia PA
  • Johannes Ritter, Sr. 1743 – 1816, Lancaster Co. Pennsylvania Militia
  • Martin Ritter 1749 – 1827 Serg 1st Batt Northampton Co Militia PA
  • Jeremiah Smith, Sr. b 1755, SC Militia
  • Johannes Jonas Wolf 1739 – 1787, York Co. Pennsylvania Militia
Our family’s War of 1812 Soldiers:
  • Edwin Barksdale Alford 1792 – 1878,  Pvt, Bickman’s Co, 13th LA Inf
  • Daniel Brown b 1779, Pvt 13th Reg MS Militia, Nixon’s Regiment
  • Moses Brown 1777 – 1838, Pvt 13th Reg. MS Militia, Nixon’s Regiment
  • Ridley Brumfield b. 1798, 12/13 LA Militia
  • William Brumfield, 1790 – 1868; Sgt. in LA Militia
  • Willis Brumfield, 1795 – 1863; Pvt 12 & 13 consolidated Reg LA Militia
  • Brothers, Clarkston, Willis & Theophilous Dillon, 13th MS Regiment
  • William Durham Kelly, Private, Wm. Russell’s mounted gunmen, TN
  • Sims Kelly, Private, Wm. Russell’s mounted gunmen, TN
  • William Jasper Fortenberry bc 1772 – 1842, South Carolina Militia
Our family’s Civil War Soldiers, Union:
  • Aaron Brown 1822 – 1904, Colonel in 3rd Reg., Iowa Infantry
  • Thomas Jefferson Mark 1840 – 1963, 118 Reg., CoE Ohio Vol Inf
  • John Mark 1842 – 1862, 16 Reg., Co C Ohio Volunteer Infantry
  • William Mark 1844 – 1904, 195 Reg., Co I Ohio Vol Infantry
  • Marion Mark b1848, 16 Reg – 114 Reg. Ohio Vol Infantry
  • David Ritter 1842 – 1863, 16 Reg., Co A, Ohio Volunteer Infantry
  • John W S Wolf 1841 – 1908, 120 Reg, Co D, Ohio Vol Infantry
  • Joseph Wolf 1844 – 1924, 120 Reg, Co D, Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Our family’s Civil War Soldiers, Confederate:
  • John Waddell Alford 1842-1863, CoC 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • Julius Newton Alford 1838-1916, CoC, 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • Seaboard L Alford 1844-1919, Co A & K 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • Seaborn S Alford MD 1834 – 1906, Co C 3rd LA Calvary, Wingfields
  • Sebastian Alford bc 1830, CoC, 3rd LA Calvary, Wingfields
  • James P Brown 1844 – 1862, Pvt Co E, 22nd Reg, MS Volunteers
  • Andrew Jackson Brumfield 1830-1865, CoK 38 Reg MS Calvary
  • Barksdale Wade Fortenberry 1822-1884,  3rd LA Cal Wingfields
  • Elisha Kelly Brumfield 1840-1911, CoK 38 Reg MS
  • George W. Brumfield 1830-1865, CoK. 38th MS Calvary
  • Henry Sims Brumfield 1835 – 1915, Cpt Brent Rifles, 38th Regiment
  • James Monroe Brumfield 1843 – 1899, Pvt. 38 Reg MS Calvary Co K
  • Jessie Alexander Brumfield 1838 – 1910, 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • Jesse K Brumfield 1836 – 1928, Sergeant 38 Reg MS Calvary Co K
  • John D. Brumfield 1842 – 1903, Col J H Wingfield’s Reg. LA Calvary
  • Martin Penn Brumfield 1837 – 1862, 9th LA Infantry, Co I, Rifles
  • Oscar Hope Brumfield b 1841; 46th MS Infantry
  • Thomas W. Brumfield 1842-1930, CoA 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • William H H Brumfield 1841-1931, Sgt. CoK. 38 MS Calvary
  • William L Brumfield bc 1831, CoC & K, 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • Willis N Brumfield 1834-1895, CoK 38 Reg MS Calvary
  • Willis R. Dillon 1834 – 1862, Pvt. Co K, MS 28 Calvary Regiment
  • Labon W. Dillon c 1829 – 11 Nov 1862, Pvt. Co D, 11 Battalion, Inf.
  • Jesse C Faulkenberry 1836 – 1862, Pvt. Co E., 12th SCVI
  • Burrell Taylor Fortenberry 1820 – 1863, Pvt 9th Louisiana Calvary
  • George W Fortenberry 1842-1910, CoI 38 Reg MS Calvary
  • William F Fortenberry 1840-1906, CoC 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • William J Fortenberry 1838-1911, CoD 7th MS Infantry
  • Samuel Camp Kelly 1825-1891, Confederate Army
  • Anvil Green Smith 1845 – 1862, Pvt. 38 Reg MS Calvary Co K
  • D W Smith 1830-1894, CoK 38 Reg MS
  • Jasper N Smith 1841 – 1862, Pvt Co H, 7th MS Infantry
  • Newton O Smith 1842 – 1862, Pvt Co H, 7th MS Infantry
  • William George Smith 1842 – 1862, Pvt. 38 Reg MS Calvary Co K
  • William J Smith 1835 – 1862, Pvt Co H, 7th MS Infantry
Our family’s World War I Soldiers:
  • Dewitt Talmadge Alford 1893 – 1967, US Army
  • Elmer C. Alford 1890 – 1966, US Army, 345th Infantry
  • Hollis Victor Alford 1897 – 1968, US Army, 114 Engineer
  • Eugene Hart Brady 1888 – 1930, 2nd Lt US Army
  • Peter Brady 1891 – 1951
  • Thomas Joseph Brady 1896 – 1986
  • Hubert Allen Brown 1894 – 1971, Private US Army
  • Jewel E. Brumfield, 1900 – 1972; US Navy
  • Harry Lewis Creasy 1891 – 1950
  • Burl Harding Fortenberry 1893 – 1982, US Army 116 Engineer
  • George Kellie Fortenberry 1889 – 1959, US Army
  • Willis F. Fortenberry 1896 – 1968, US Army
  • Ernest S Gruissy b 1893
  • Charles Forest Mark 1892 – 1967
  • Eslie Guy Mark 1890 – 1972
  • Elmer Ritter b 1887
  • Frederick Isaac Ritter 1893 – 1975
  • Adolphus Oliver Smith b 1888, US Army CoD 102 Infantry
Our family’s Wolrd War II Soldiers:
  • Eugene W. Brady 1923 – 1981 US Navy
  • Borden Hamilton Brown 1921 – 1955 US Navy
  • Harold Jay Nee 1924 – 2002
  • Guy Eugene Mark 1923 – 1945
  • Owen Mark 1915 – 1993
  • Billy Smith, US Marine

Websites for Military Research:

Military Blogs:

Books for Military Research:

  • Ballard, Michael B., Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles ( Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2011).
  • Bergeron, Arthur W., Guide to Louisiana Confederate Military Units, 1861-1865 (Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1989).
  • Butler, John P. Index to the Papers of the Continental Congress,1774–1789. 5 vols. Washington: National Archives [NA], 1978.
  • Howell, H. Grady, Mississippi Rifles: A Muster Listing of all Known Mississippi soldiers, Sailors and Marines Who served in the Mexican War, 1846-1848 ( Greenville, SC: Southern Historical Press, Inc., 2005).
  • Jones, Terry L., Louisiana in the Civil War (North Charleston, SC: CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2015).
  • Lackey, Richard S. Frontier Claims in the Lower South (New Orleans: Polyanthos, 1977) War of 1812
  • Rowland, Mrs. Dunbar, Mississippi Territory in the War of 1812 (Baltimore, MD: Clearfield Publishing CO., 2005).
  • Shellie, Ron, Lest We Forget, The Immortal Seventh Mississippi (Birmingham, AL: Banner Digital Printing and Publishing, Inc.,).
  • Varhola, Michael O., Life in Civil War America (OH: Family Tree Books, 1999).

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