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Re: [TalkAntietam] Digest Number 841

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  • richard@rcroker.com
    Wow Gerry and T -- Thank you for that! These are the things that make history real! ... From: G E Mayers To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com Sent: Monday, June
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      Wow Gerry and T -- Thank you for that! These are the things that make history real!


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: G E Mayers
      To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Monday, June 11, 2007 8:54 AM
      Subject: Re: [TalkAntietam] Digest Number 841


      Dear Bill,

      Thanks for the info.

      What does Co S mean for E S Marsh?

      Yr. Obt. Svt.
      G E "Gerry" Mayers

      To Be A Virginian, either by birth, marriage, adoption, or even
      on one's mother's side, is an introduction to any state in the
      Union, a passport to any foreign country, and a benediction from
      the Almighty God. --Anonymous
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Bill and Glenna Jo Christen" <gwjchris@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, June 11, 2007 9:51 AM
      Subject: RE: [TalkAntietam] Digest Number 841

      >
      > Gerry,
      >
      > Some times "cousin" was used as a greeting in letters to a
      > distant relative or even a friend--perhaps a close one.
      >
      > I found the following information (probably a duplicate of
      > Teej's information). I did find that E. S. (or Edward) owned
      > twenty slaves in 1860. I was not able to locate William or
      > Edward in the 1850 US census, which might have provided the
      > names of their parents.
      >
      > Bill Christen
      >
      > American Civil War Soldiers
      > Name: William Marsh
      > Residence: Beaufort County, North Carolina
      > Enlistment Date: 16 May 1861
      > Enlistment Place: Beaufort County, North Carolina
      > Side Served: Confederacy
      > State Served: North Carolina
      > Service Record: Enlisted as a Captain on 16 May 1861
      > at the age of 30.
      > Commission in Company I, 4th Infantry Regiment North Carolina
      > on 16 May 1861.
      > Died from wounds Company I, 4th Infantry Regiment North
      > Carolina on 24 Sep 1862 at Sharpsburg, MD.
      >
      > 1860 United States Federal Census
      > Name: Wm T Marsh
      > Age in 1860: 30
      > Birth Year: abt 1830
      > Birthplace: North Carolina
      > Home in 1860: South Creek, Beaufort, North Carolina
      > Occupation: Farmer
      > Household Members:
      > Name Age
      > Wm T Marsh 30
      > E S Marsh 21
      > Bennet Bridgeman 26
      > L Lewis 68
      > T G Bridgeman 25
      >
      > American Civil War Soldiers
      > Name: Edward Marsh ,
      > Residence: Beaufort County, North Carolina
      > Enlistment Date: 25 Jun 1861
      > Enlistment Place: Beaufort County, North Carolina
      > Side Served: Confederacy
      > State Served: North Carolina
      > Service Record: Enlisted as a Sergeant on 25 June
      > 1861 at the age of 22.
      > Enlisted in Company I, 4th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on
      > 25 Jun 1861.
      > Promoted to Full 1st Sergeant on 26 Jun 1861.
      > Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 29 Aug 1861.
      > Resigned Company I, 4th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 20
      > Sep 1861.
      > Commission in Company I, 4th Infantry Regiment North Carolina
      > on 11 Sep 1862.
      > Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 11 Sep 1862.
      > Promoted to Full Captain on 24 Sep 1862.
      > Promoted to Full Major (As of Co. S) on 19 May 1864.
      > Resigned Company I, 4th Infantry Regiment North Carolina on 9
      > Feb 1865.
      >
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      >
      >





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