Adopt-A-Soldier Stories

PVT Joseph Perry Whorton 12th Alabama Cavalry

Jesse was a Civil War Veteran and was a prison guard for the Confederate Army at Andersonville Prison also known as Camp Sumter. 57th GA Infantry The 12th Alabama Cavalry Regiment was made up of men from Blount, Cherokee, Dekalb, Etowah, Jackson, Jefferson, Marshall and St Clair counties. It fought at Murphreesboro and Chickamauga andRead more ⟶

Sgt Charles P McCarthy

McCarty on one marker; McCarthy on the other. VirginiaSgt Co I 16 Reg VA CavConfederate States Army Name: Chas. P. MccarlyDeath date: 06 Jul 1911Death place: Amarillo, Potter, TexasGender: MaleRace or color (on document): WAge at death: 65 yearsEstimated birth year: 1846Birth place: Vir.Marital status: MarriedOccupation: FarmerBurial place: Amarillo, TexasBurial date: 07 Jul 1911Additional relatives:FilmRead more ⟶

Pvt William Jasper Thomas

Pvt. Co. E 20 Regt. Texas Inf.Confederate States Army Name: William Jasper ThomasDeath date: 19 Oct 1920Death place: Amarillo, Potter, TexasGender: MaleRace or color (on document): WhiteAge at death: 85 years 4 months 5 daysBirth date: 11 Jun 1835Birth place: Tenn.Marital status: MarriedFather name: James ThomasFather birth place: N. C.Mother name: Adline BrownMother birth place:Read more ⟶

Lt James Leslie Caldwell

2 Lieut. Co. F Mann’s Texas Cav. C.S.A. Llano burial 08/20/1920 Name: James Leslie CaldwellDeath date: 19 Aug 1920Death place: Amarillo, Potter, TexasGender: MaleRace or color (on document): WAge at death: 85 yearsBirth date: 04 Jul 1835Birth place: Ala.Marital status: MarriedMother name: RogersMother birth place: Ala.Occupation: PrinterResidence: Amarillo, Potter, TexasBurial place: Amarillo, TexasBurial date: 20Read more ⟶

Pvt James Knox Polk Tanner

Name: James K. P. TannerDeath date: 31 Aug 1913Death place: Amarillo, Potter, TexasGender: MaleRace or color (on document): whiteAge at death: 68 yearsEstimated birth year: 1845Birth place: GeorgiaMarital status: MarriedOccupation: Pumper With City Water CoResidence: Amarillo, Potter, TexasCemetery name: Amarillo CemeteryBurial place: Amarillo, Potter, TexasBurial date: 01 Sep 1913Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976