1907 Confederate Census

SOUTH CAROLINIANS IN THE ALABAMA 1907 CONFEDERATE CENSUS - extracted from the 1907 Confederate Census records for Marion, Lamar, Pickens, Walker, and Winston Counties in Alabama, transcribed by Veneta McKinney
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PICKENS COUNTY ALABAMA 1907 CONFEDERATE CENSUS
 
Full name: JAMES ALEXANDER MITCHELL.  Present post office: Reform, Ala.; Was born on May 29, 1844 in the county of Chester in the state of SC; First entered the service as private on Aug. 1861 at Tuscaloosa, Ala., in the Co. G., 38th Tenn. Plow Boys and continued until July 1862. Re-enlisted as private on Aug. 30, 1862 at Taladega Ala. in the Selden Battery and continued until surrender. 

WALKER COUNTY ALABAMA 1907 CONFEDERATE CENSUS
 
Full Name:  BRAKEFIELD, THOMAS CHRISTENBERRY ; Present  post office address  Gamble Mines, Ala. Was born on February 15, 1841 at Lowryville, in the county of Chester District in the state of South Carolina; first entered the service as private in May 1861 at Chester, S. C. in the Company B (Capt Barber) 4th Carolina Cavalry and continued until surrendered and paroled at Hillsboro, N. C. in April 1865.
 
Full Name:  BROWN, ENSLEY LITLE;  Present post office address:  Jasper, Ala. Was born on June 5, 1846 near Chester in the county of Chester District in the state of South Carolina; first entered the service as private on June 18, 1864 at Eldridge, Walker County, Ala in the Company K (E. D. Kelley) 4th Ala. Calvary and continued until close of war.  Was never paroled.
 
Full Name: FERGUSON, BENJAMIN  Present post office address: Prospect, Ala.  Was born on August 11, 1828 at Rock Hill in the Chester District in the state of South Carolina – joined the Home Guard Company of Rock Hill SC as private  near beginning of war  - was never able to go to the front on account of a crippled ankle  - remained in this company till close of war  -was never paroled
 
Full Name:  FERGUSON, ELIJAH ADAMS   Present post office address:  Blackwell, Ala (Jasper).  Was born on Nov. 17, 1843 at Rock Hill in the Chester District in the state of South Carolina; first entered the service as private in June 1861 at Holly Grove in the Company A 22nd Ala. Infantry (Capt Warren – later Weeden) fall of 1864.  I hired a substitute, came home and stayed about a month and then went and joined Co. B. (Whatley’s ) 10th Ala Calvary  - Was mustered out or paroled at Decatur, Ala. about May 1865.
 
Full Name:  FERGUSON, JOSEPH WALSTON  Present post office address:  Saragosa, Ala.  Was born on June 4, 1834 near Chester in the county of Chester District in the state of South Carolina; first entered the service as private on March 13, 1862 – volunteered at Zion Church, Walker County Ala. in the Company A (Capt Morass)  22nd Ala. Infantry and continued until close of war.  Was wounded at Battle of Shiloh and never got back to command till January 11 1862 – they were camped at Shelbyville, Tenn..  – Was wounded again July 19, 1864 at Moore’s Bridge on Peach Tree Creek near Atlanta, Ga. and was never able to be with command any more  - was paroled at Decatur, Ala. in April or May 1865.
 
Full Name:  FERGUSON, HENRY   Present post office address:  Blackwell, Ala. Was born on Sept 9, 1832 at Moffett P. O. in the Chester District in the state of South Carolina; first entered the service as private in Sept 1862 at Jasper, Ala in the Company A (Guttery) Hewletts 13th Ala. Battalion later called Company L 56th Ala. Calvary and continued until near close of war.  Near close of war I came home from Altoonce, Ga on 60 day furlough and when it was out I joined Company B 10th Ala Calvary and remained with it till close of war.  When Johnston’s army surrendered we disbanded and came home and were not paroled.
 
Full Name:  GALLAGHER, JOHN WRIGHT   Present post office address:  Est, Walker Co, Ala.  Was born on July 9, 1842 at Sandersville in the county of Chester District in the state of South Carolina; first entered the service as private on April 21,1861 – volunteered at Eldridge, Ala. in the company H (Capt Lawrence) 43rd Ala. Infantry and continued until wounded at Battle of Chickamauga Oct 28, 1863 and was sent home on wounded furlough and when I was able for service I could not well reach my command and I re-enlisted as private on January 4, 1864 at Eldridge, Ala. in the Company K (E. D. Kelley) 4th Ala. Calvary and continued until paroled at Pond Springs, Ala. May 5, 1865
 
Full Name;  SNODDY SAMUEL  Present post office address: Jasper, Ala.  Was born on Nov. 21, 1845 at Lowrysville in the county of Chester District in the state of South Carolina.  First entered the service as private (later was orderly sergeant) on Oct. 10, 1863 at Holly Grove, Walker County, Ala in the Company B (Whatley) 10th Ala. Calvary and continued until close of war.  Was on detailed service in Walker county Ala. when army surrendered – was paroled in may 1865

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