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Pvt Absolum Barnes Company B 11th Missouri Infantry

Military History: Absolum Barnes enlisted in the 11th Regiment, Missouri Infantry, Company: B. Cols. DeWitt C. Hunter, Simon P. Burns, LtCol. Thomas H. Murray, S. P. Burns, Maj. T. H. Murray, James Phillips The regiment was originally organized as the 2nd (Hunter’s) Missouri Infantry Cols. DeWitt C. Hunter, Simon P. Burns, LtCol. Thomas H. Murray, …

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Pvt John Thompson Redding Co. E 27th Arkansas Infantry

Son of Thompson & Susan {Carter} Redding Civil War Veteran Company E, 27th Arkansas Infantry, Private, Confederate John enlisted in the Confederate Forces while living in Carrolton, Arkansas in 1862. He was taken prisoner late in the war and patrolled at Shreveport, LA in 1865. When he returned home to Arkansas, he discovered his wife …

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