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AMMONS, John Peak (1834-1894). Private, Company H, Thomas Legion, North Carolina Infantry Regiment,
Army of the Confederate States of America, Civil War. Buried in the Cheyenne Cemetery.
Bell Cemetery, Kell, IL:
SEIBER, Samuel T., Pvt., Co. K., Co. B, Thomas’ Legion NC Infantry Regt.
(?), CSA, b. 1844 (TN?), d. 1924, Buried near Center of Old Part
PILGERTON J. C 9/3/1864 THOMAS' LEGION CONF. MONUMENT NORTH CAROLINA
R. M. F 2/19/1864 THOMAS' LEGION CONF. MONUMENT NORTH CAROLINA
A. W. C 3/2/1865 THOMAS' LEGION CONF. MONUMENT NORTH CAROLINA
T. F 7/30/1864 THOMAS' LEGION CONF. MONUMENT NORTH CAROLINA
H 8/22/1863 THOMAS' LEGION CONF. MONUMENT NORTH CAROLINA
Collins James M. Pvt F .. NC Inf Thomas'Legion 02/22/1837 10/20/1924
Francis M Lanter – b.1826 - Francis enlisted on Sep 1862,
in Blount County, Tennessee as a 2nd
Lieutenant in Company D,
1st Walker's Battalion, Thomas Legion, North Carolina Troops.
This Regiment became Company
I, 1st Carter's Regiment,
Tennessee Cavalry about Nov 1862. Francis resigned his commission
Mar 2, 1865.
http://www.illinoishistory.com/csa-veterans-illinoisburials.htmBell Cemetery, Kell:
SEIBER, Samuel T., Pvt., Co. K., Co. B, Thomas’ Legion NC Infantry Regt. (?),
CSA, b. 1844 (TN?),
d. 1924, Buried near Center of Old Parthttp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ga/rabun/military/civilwar/pensions/pens.txt8. Burrell, W. J. G, Thomas' Legion 1916 (check)
1917 (check) 1918 (check)
26. Gaines, J. T.
G, Thomas' Legion dead 1918 1916 (check) 1917 (check)
1918 (check) died 1918
57. Teague, J. J. G, Thomas' Legion
dead 1916 (check) 1917 (check) 1918
1919 (check)http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/civilwar/countyO.htmlAMMONS, John Peak 1834
Military stone: Private, Company H, Thomas
Legion, North Carolina
Infantry Regiment, Confederate
States of America, Civil War. John
was born in
Cherokee County, North Carolina and was the son of
M Child 6 William E. Parris #602
Born: 1837 in: Haywood Co., NC
Military: Pvt., CSA in:
Thomas' Legion, Co. A
CSA, NC 16 Infantry, Wounded Seven Pines Va, May 31, 1862.
Wounded Hand and Leg Second Manassis,
Aug 29, 1862.
NC 16 Inf., transferred to Thomas Legion, Co. A
http://126.96.36.199/search?q=cache:Kugxp4KAyzoJ:www.bramblett.com/info/civilwar.htm+%22thomas+legion%22&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=294Rev. William Wesley Hall, Pvt, Co C? Love's Regt? Thomas' Legion?;
Haywood Co., N.C.; Contracted typhoid
fever [Son of Nancy Johnson and
Enoch Hall, husband of Harriet Jane Bramlett, born 28 Dec 1833, died
17 Jul 1912,
buried Few's Chapel Cem, Greer, S.C.]. "Grandma [Harriet Jane (Bramlett) Hall] was a loyal and faithful wife, besides being
very brave. Grandpa [William Wesley Hall] went away to be in the Civil War, but he may not have had an opportunity to serve
long because he contracted typhoid fever soon and was ill for some time. I do not know exactly where they were living in North
where he was when he became ill. Grandma was an excellent horsewoman, and I was told that she rode horseback
'many miles' to where Grandpa was and nursed him through his illness. In those days women wore long, full skirts, therefore
they always rode side-saddle. It was not unusual for women to go to their husbands when they were ill or wounded.
An example of Grandma's resourcefulness was during the Civil War when Grandpa was away and Sherman's army was coming
through the South. She took the horses into the woods and tied them to trees so they would not be found by the
Union Army, because they were taking horses along their way." --Clara S. Eldridge in Hall Memories.http://188.8.131.52/search?q=cache:pA6UNSg7sPoJ:www.ehcweb.ehc.edu/emory/confederate.htm+%22thomas+legion%22&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=59Record of Confederate Dead - Emory Cemetary
116 Paschal Smelcher Co. H, Thomas Legion, died Nov 19th, 1863
117 G. W.
Ward Co. F, Thomas Legion, died Nov. 21st, 1863
118 A. Hall 64th Va. C. E, died Nov. 26th, 1863
G. H. Charal Thomas' Legion, Co. I, died Nov. 23d, 1863http://www.chattanoogan.com/articles/article_70954.aspHAFLEY, Winston C. Co. C, Walker's Bn., Thomas Legion (NC Inf.)
Born 1848, Athens, TN. Res. Blount Co.,
TN. Enl. 1862. Reported
present Sept.-Oct 1862 and Jan.-April 1863; Absent without leave
May-June 1863; present Sept.-Oct.
1863; deserted Dec. 6, 1863; took
USA oath at Knoxville, Dec. 16, 1863. Dealer in music in Chatt. c1895.
and song-writer. Died in Altanta, GA. May 9, 1904 and buried there. [NBFM2]
Recommended Reading: North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865: A Roster (Volume XVI: Thomas's Legion) (Hardcover) (537
pages), North Carolina Office of Archives and History (June 26, 2008). Description: The volume begins with an authoritative
246-page history of Thomas's Legion. The history, including Civil War battles and campaigns, is followed by a complete
roster and service records of the field officers, staff, and troops that served in the legion. A thorough index completes
the volume. Continued below...
Volume XVI of North Carolina Troops: A Roster contains the
history and roster of the most unusual North Carolina Confederate Civil War unit, significant because of the large number
of Cherokee Indians who served in its ranks. Thomas's Legion was the creation of William Holland Thomas, an influential businessman,
state legislator, and Cherokee chief. He initially raised a small battalion of Cherokees in April 1862, and gradually
expanded his command with companies of white soldiers raised in western North Carolina, eastern Tennessee, and Virginia. By
the end of 1862, Thomas's Legion comprised an infantry regiment and a battalion of infantry and cavalry. An artillery battery
was added in April 1863. Furthermore, in General Early's Army of the Valley, the Thomas Legion was well-known for its fighting
prowess. It is also known for its pivotal role in the last Civil War battle east
of the Mississippi River. The Thomas Legion mustered more than 2,500 soldiers and it closely resembled a brigade. With troop roster, muster records, and Compiled Military Service Records (CMSR) this volume is
also a must have for anyone interested in genealogy and researching Civil War ancestors. Simply stated, it is an outstanding
source for genealogists.