Joseph S. Dean, a native of Kentucky and a merchant in St. Louis, enlisted in Company C, 1st Missouri Infantry (CS) at Memphis, Tennessee, in July 1861 and was soon elected a first lieutenant. In January 1862 he was appointed an acting aide-de-camp to General John S. Bowen in the Army of the Mississippi. Dean was severely wounded at the Battle of Shiloh and died a few days later in Memphis, Tennessee.
GEORGIA CAVALRY OFFICER: Lt. JOHN WESTBROOK
This is a post-war copy (circa. 1900) of a war time image of John F. McGaw, who served in Waul's Legion, Texas Cavalry.This regiment started...
RARE Confederate Civil War Minie Ball Label Original Extremely Scarce . The Confederate Arsenal and Armory in Columbus, Georgia was one of many "laboratories" established by the Confederacy throughout the south to manufacture ammunition, artillery shells, weapons, and other devices needed to wage war.
Private Jacob F. Lown, Co. H, 4th Texas Infantry Regiment, Hood's Texas Brigade Lown enlisted at Grimes County (Anderson?) on Match 14, 1862. He was wounded in the battle of Gaines Mill, June 27, 1862. He was captured near Knoxville in late 1863. He died at the U.S. Military General Hospital at Louisville on January 18, 1863.
5th Alabama Infantry-John Hamilton West Jr.- 4th Corp. Co.I- (Grove Hill Guard) He was captured 3 May 1863 at Fredericksburg, Va. and paroled the following day, then sent to Washington, D.C. On 10 May 1863 he was sent to City Point Va. along with 894 Confederate prisoners for exchange.
David Milton Tannehill Company "C", Winn Rifles, 3rd Louisiana Infantry; he was captured at Snyder's Bluff, Mississippi, and sent to the prisoner of war camp at Point Lookout, Maryland, where he died on 7 March 1864. He remains there in a mass grave.