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Soldiers

Our family has had many soldiers. There are, most likely, more than those listed here. These are the soldiers for  whom I have found proof of service. Some of these names have links to more information. Thanks to all those soldiers who helped to build & defend our country.

Our family’s Revolutionary War Soldiers (1775 – 1783):

Our family’s War of 1812 Soldiers (1812 – 1815):
  • Edwin Barksdale Alford, 1792 – 1878,  Private, Bickman’s Co, 13th LA Inf
  • Julius C. Alford, 1798 – 1880, Private, LA Militia 
  • Needham J Alford, 1789 – 1869, Private, LA Militia
  • Daniel Brown, b 1779, Private, 13th Reg MS Militia, Nixon’s Regiment
  • Edward Brown, b 1775 NC, MS Militia
  • Moses Brown, 1777 – 1838, Private, 13th Reg. MS Militia, Nixon’s Regiment
  • Charles Brumfield, LA Militia 
  • Davis Brumfield, 1795 – 1863, Private, LA Militia
  • Fleming T Brumfield, 1795 – 1843, Private, LA Militia
  • Ridley Brumfield b. 1798, 12/13 LA Militia
  • William Brumfield, 1790 – 1868; Sgt., LA Militia
  • Willis Brumfield, 1795 – 1863; Private, 12 & 13 consolidated Reg LA Militia
  • Brothers, Clarkston, Willis & Theophilous Dillon, 13th MS Regiment
  • William Durham Kelly, 1783 – 1868, Private, Wm. Russell’s mounted gunmen, TN
  • Sims Kelly, 1784 – 1860, Private, Wm. Russell’s mounted gunmen, TN
  • William Jasper Fortenberry, bc 1772 – 1842, South Carolina Militia
  • Jacob Ott III, 1774 – 1836, Private, LA Militia
  • Joel Ott, 1792 – 1879, Private, LA Militia
  • Jeremiah Smith, Sr., 1773 – 1843, Sgt., Capt. Bond’s Mounted Riflemen, MS Militia

Our family’s Mexican-American War Soldiers (1846 – 1848):

  • Samuel Camp Kelly, 1825 – 1891, Co. I, Alabama Militia Infantry
  • Benjamin Gerard Kelly, Co. I, 1787 – 1808, Alabama Militia Infantry
  • William Kelly, 1815 – 1864, Co. I, Alabama Militia Infantry
  • Allen Spurlock, Jr., 1809 – 1849, Private, MS Rifles 
  • James Spurlock, 1820 – 1848, Private MS Rifles Killed at Duty
Our family’s Civil War Soldiers, Union (1861 – 1865):
Our family’s Civil War Soldiers, Confederate (1861 – 1865):
  • Barnabas Seaborn Alford, 1845 – 1928 MS Calvary 
  • John Waddell Alford, 1842-1863, CoC 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • Joseph Seaborn Alford, 1845 – 1908, 26 Regiment LA Infantry
  • Joseph Warren Alford, 1816 – 1878 LA Calvary
  • Julius Newton Alford, 1838-1916, CoC, 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • Needham Edwin Alford, 1845 – 1937, LA Infantry
  • Seaborn 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 Brumfield, 1822 – 1884, Pvt. CoC & K, 3rd Wingfields, LA Calvary
  • Elisha Kelly Brumfield, 1840-1911, CoK 38 Reg MS
  • George A. Brumfield, 1844 – 1877, Pvt., Co K, 38 MS Calvary
  • George W. Brumfield, 1830-1865, CoK. 38th MS Calvary
  • Henry Sims Brumfield, 1835 – 1915, Cpt Brent Rifles, 38th Regiment
  • Isaac K. Brumfield, b 1843, Pvt. CoK. 3rd Wingfields, LA Calvary
  • Isaac Nelson Brumfield, 1823 – 1909, Pvt., Co K., 3rd LA Calvary
  • James Monroe Brumfield, 1843 – 1899, Pvt. 38 Reg MS Calvary Co K
  • Jessie Alexander Brumfield, 1838 – 1910, 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • Jesse Kelly Brumfield 1836 – 1928, Sergeant 38 Reg MS Calvary Co K
  • Jesse Marion Brumfield, 1843 – 1891, Pvt., Co K., 10 MS Infantry
  • John Brumfield, 1830 – 1896, Pvt., Co K., 38 MS mounted infantry
  • John D. Brumfield 1842 – 1903, Col J H Wingfield’s Reg. LA Calvary
  • Martin Penn Brumfield 1837 – 1862, 9th LA Infantry, Co I, Rifles
  • Nathaniel G. Brumfield, 1831 – 1862, MS Infantry 
  • Oscar Hope Brumfield b 1841 – 1922; 46th MS Infantry
  • Thomas Meredith Brumfield, 1837 – 1923, Pvt., Co B., 1 MS Light Artillery
  • Thomas W. Brumfield 1842-1930, CoA 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • William Henry Harrison Brumfield 1841-1931, Sgt. CoK. 38 MS Calvary
  • William L Brumfield bc 1831, CoC & K, 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • Willis Nathaniel Brumfield 1834-1895, CoK 38 Reg MS Calvary
  • John Pearson Dillon, c 1834 – 1862,  Co A Garland’s Battalion, MS Calvary
  • Labon W. Dillon c 1829 – 11 Nov 1862, Pvt. Co D, 11 Battalion, Inf.
  • Rimson S. Dillon, b 1825
  • Willis R. Dillon 1834 – 1862, Pvt. Co K, MS 28 Calvary Regiment
  • Jesse C Faulkenberry 1836 – 1862, Pvt. Co E., 12th SCVI
  • Barksdale Wade Fortenberry 1822-1884,  3rd LA Cal Wingfields
  • Burrell Taylor Fortenberry 1820 – 1863, Pvt 9th Louisiana Calvary
  • George Washington Fortenberry 1842-1910, CoI 38 Reg MS Calvary
  • William F Fortenberry 1840-1906, CoC 3rd LA Calvary Wingfields
  • William Jackson Fortenberry 1838-1911, CoD 7th MS Infantry
  • Samuel Camp Kelly 1825-1891, Confederate Army
  • Samuel Edward Ott, 1830 – 1922, Pvt Co E, 14th Confederate Calvary
  • Ancil Green Smith 1845 – 1862, Pvt. 38 Reg MS Calvary Co K
  • Arnold Jasper Smith, 1841 – 1862, Pvt. Co H, 7th MS Infantry 
  • Densmore Winston Smith 1830-1894, CoK 38 Reg MS
  • Jasper N Smith 1841 – 1862, Pvt Co H, 7th MS Infantry
  • Newton Oscar Smith 1842 – 1862, Pvt Co H, 7th MS Infantry
  • Rankin Smith, b 1844, Pvt Capt. Hoskin’s Battery, MS Light Artillery
  • William George Smith 1842 – 1862, Pvt. 38 Reg MS Calvary Co K
  • William J Smith 1835 – 1862, Pvt Co H, 7th MS Infantry
  • Thomas Jefferson Spurlock, 1811 – 1878, Asst. Surgeon, 14th Reg. Calvary
Our family’s Spanish – American War Soldiers (1898):
  • Dudley Atkinson Brumfield, 1879 – 1971, Private, Co H, MS Infantry
  • Henry Sims Brumfield, Jr., 1877 – 1959, Private, Co H, MS Infantry
  • Willis Brumfield, 1876 – 1953, Private, Co H, MS Infantry
Our family’s World War I Soldiers (1917 – 1918):
  • 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
  • Leura McCauley Brumfield, 1887 – 1948
  • Harry Lewis Creasy, 1891 – 1950
  • Alfred Eugene Fortenberry, 1879 – 1953
  • Clarence Archie Fortenberry, 1895 – 1980, US Army
  • Burl Harding Fortenberry, 1893 – 1982, US Army 116 Engineer
  • George Kellie Fortenberry, 1889 – 1959, US Army
  • Robert Fortenberry, 1897 – 1969 
  • Samuel Floyd Fortenberry, 1889 – 1964
  • Willis Franklin Fortenberry 1896 – 1968, US Army
  • Ernest S Gruissy, b 1893 – 1953
  • Charles Forest Mark, 1892 – 1967
  • Eslie Guy Mark, 1890 – 1972
  • Culver Lamer Ott, 1895 – 1924
  • Curtis D Ott, 1892 – 1975, US Army
  • Edward S. Ott, 1892 – 1982, US Army; also served in WWII
  • Percy W Ott, 1889 – 1977, Cpt. US Army, 603rd Engineers 
  • Elmer Ritter, b 1887
  • Frederick Isaac Ritter, 1893 – 1975
  • Adolphus Oliver Smith, 1888 – 1966, US Army CoD 102 Infantry
  • Wyatt Calvin Smith, 1895 – 1974
Our family’s Wolrd War II Soldiers (1941 – 1945):

Other Soldiers from our family:

  • Hugh Frances Brown, 1933 – 2000
  • Larry L. Brown, 1937 – 2004, US Army
  • Leo D. Brown, 1930 – 2017, US Air Force
  • Lynn Holly Brown, 1932 – 2016, US Navy
  • Robert A. Brown, 1939 – 2017, US Air Force

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