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I am a retired Huntsville Alabama Police Officer. I have been a student of local history for many years. My main interests lie in Alabama Civil War Units. One of the saddest things about the Civil War was that so many young men left home and were never heard from again. Their families never knew how or where they died or where they were buried. Thanks to the work of many Findagrave contributors, I have reunited many of these brave men,if only in a virtual cemetery. These cemeteries are a constant work in progress and a tedious undertaking. If you have a relative that has not yet been included, please let me know and it would be my honor to add them. I welcome any and all info on any of my memorials and am always happy to transfer your kin folk. If you visit the memorial of any of these brave men, please honor them in any way you see fit. Whether or not you believe their cause was just, does not matter. What matters is that men from both sides fought and died protecting the only way of life they had ever known. "Alas! In how many Southern homes aching hearts waited through weary months for news of loved ones that never came until the suspense was replaced by the real certainty that the absent one had helped to swell the unknown dead of the Wheatfield, the Peach Orchard, or the Devil's Den of a Northern land."--J. Howard Wert. Sometimes I come home from work with a sore back or tired feet or maybe even a headache. Then I think of a 18 year old boy lying wounded in a dark field. He's hundreds of miles from home. He's thirsty,hungry and cold. He's crying for his Mama. Or I think of Robert and Sarah Milling, of Dallas County, who lost their five sons to the Confederate cause in the 20th Alabama Infantry. Suddenly, I don't feel so bad afterall.|
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|Johnny J. Sharp||Theodore H. Acklin # 90504834|
For your virtual CSA Cemeteries:
Theodore H. Acklin, (memorial # 90504834), Private, Company I, 4th Regiment, Alabama Infantry, CSA
I discovered him while doing a search in Maple Hill Cemetery records.
Bye for now and hope you're having a blessed week,
Johnny J. Sharp (contributor # 47599970)
|betty byram||Sgt T S Richerson|
Thomas Samuel Richeson aka Richerson mustered in at Newburg, Franklin Co, AL, Company A 27th Alabama Infantry.He was killed at Vicksburg 6-27-1863. Sources: 1) Some Alabama Confederate Soldiers who died at Vicksburg files, usgwarchives@net/al/statewide/military/civilwar/other/alabamas94nmt.txt 2)email@example.com 3) datasync.com/~jtaylor/compa.rtm. I cannot find his burial in any confederate cemetery or family cemetery. Maybe his remains were unidentifiable. He was born March 18,1840 to Jesse & Celina Richeson at Newburg, Franklin County, AL. Thank you for all that you do.
|Gail and Scott Hannah||AL|
In my browsing I have found two more Alabama CSA soldiers. James A Roberts- CO H 18th-74088625 and William A Keith- CO D 13th AL-20705678. Hope these three I have sent add to your research. Thanks so much for accepting the memorials. If I can help you with any research , please ask. I have been doing this as I am trying to recover. gail
|LeeAnne Peterson||RE: CSA families|
Thanks for the kind words. I am finding that there
are so many headstones of our fallen Civil War
veterans and even the vets from the Revolution are
in need of cleaning, or the monuments are sinking.
You see much of this in state or county cemeteries
and I wonder why they are so forgotten...
|Gail and Scott Hannah||oops|
#2587439- too many notes on same paper
|Gail and Scott Hannah||alabama|
This might be one of your Al group memorials. #17291311- gail
|LeeAnne Peterson||CSA families|
Hello Hutch, I am impressed with your strength and determination to help families with or without
answers. My paternal side is from the Carolina's.
I am going thru the Find A Grave civil war lists to leave
a memento for those soldiers that are without a
remembrance. Thank you for your good works...
|Gail and Scott Hannah||Johnson|
I have entered some veteran memorials in Oakland and various cemeteries. Due to health, I am active/inactive at times. I only like to keep family. Would you be willing for me to transfer to you? Thanks, gail
|Paul RouLaine||John Henry Crowder|
please add to 26th Alabama Infantry Co. G John H. Crowder # 152489773
|Janice Williams||Thank you!|
Thank you for all you say above and for the transfer of one of my Civil War ancestors. Keep up the good work.
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