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See also: Capt Geo. W. Lewellen, 31st Miss Vols, address Elliston, Miss. Maybe related to Lt. Lewellen.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 01 Mar 2012 You

I have a document that lists 1st Lt. J. W. Lewellen of 17 Miss Infty, from Ellistown, Miss, as a prisoner at Johnson Island Prison.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 2 · 01 Mar 2012 You

Some of the black regiments were formed from ex-slaves who had gathered at Corinth and at Memphis. This card mentions the formation of the 6 US Colored Heavy Artillery at…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - Colored Troops 8th-13th Infantry: Page 4 · 29 Feb 2012 You

Approximately 70 of the Union prisoners captured at Battle of Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864, were paroled by the Confederates. These were the seriously wounded who could not walk…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 7 · 10 Jan 2012 You

This card for John W. Shelton states he was taken prisoner but paroled so he could be sent to the Mound City Hospital aboard the "Platte Valley". Another card in his file shows…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Union - TN: Page 9 · 10 Jan 2012 You

Col. Shaller had resigned his commission and then he heard that Gen Chesnut was forming a regiment of Invalid Corps. He asked Gen Chesnut to assign him as regimental commander. …

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 63 · 07 Jan 2012 You

John J. Fitzpatrick was a Sergeant-Major when Col. Schaller arrived to command the 22nd Mississippi Regiment. He liked him and made him his Adjutant. Fitzpatrick became…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 77 · 07 Jan 2012 You

Brigadier-General James Chesnut(January 18, 1815 – February 1, 1885) of Camden, South Carolina, was married to Mary Boykin Chesnut, who kept a diary during the war. Her diary…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 62 · 07 Jan 2012 You

This letter is a duplicate of the letter he sent to General Johnston. See comments under previous document.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 87 · 05 Jan 2012 You

Col. Frank Schaller was given 6 months sick leave from the command of the 22nd Mississippi Regiment. Then he was given another 3 or 6 months. On March 10, 1863, he was ordered…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 75 · 05 Jan 2012 You

Col. Frank Schaller resigned his commission on 24 December 1863. It was approved in June 1864. Then he heard that General Chestnut (husband or relative to the well-known Mary…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 62 · 05 Jan 2012 You

Col Frank Schaller had made an acquaintance with General Cooper. When Col. Schaller had problems with his illness, he would go to Richmond to try to find a new assignment that…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 62 · 05 Jan 2012 You

Frank Schaller was from Columbus, SC when the war began. He joined up with a unit there, then went to a unit in Louisiana and then to the 5th Texas Infantry before going to the…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 46 · 05 Jan 2012 You

Frank Schaller was a German immigrant living in South Carolina. He had military schooling and was assigned an officer in the 2nd Polish Brigade for a brief period. Source:…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 33 · 05 Jan 2012 You

Col. Frank Schaller was relieved of command of the 22nd Mississippi Regiment on 31 July 1863. He returned to Richmond due to his illness which was a chronic diarrhea. Source:…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 35 · 05 Jan 2012 You

Col. Frank Schaller was relieved of the command of the 22nd Mississippi on 31 July 1863. He resigned his officer's commission on Dec. 24, 1863. Source: "Soldiering For Glory";…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 29 · 05 Jan 2012 You

Frank Schaller was a German immigrant living in South Carolina. His father was an officer in Napoleon's Imperial Guard cavalry. Frank had been to a military school. When the…

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - MS: Page 15 · 05 Jan 2012 You

This photo of the "Black Nan" exploding is a famous photo that is reprinted in many books. However, in almost all cases, the caption to the photo has incorrect information. …

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 2 · 30 Dec 2011 You

Lt. George Dixon was wounded in the thigh. The bullet was deflected by a $20 gold piece he was carrying in his pocket. Lt. Dixon kept this gold piece as his good luck piece. …

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - AL: Page 12 · 13 Dec 2011 You

H. L. Hunley -- Horace Lawson Hunley built the Confederate submarine HUNLEY.

Image, found in Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - AL: Page 27 · 13 Dec 2011 You