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  • Betty
    Does anyone know what schools were in Jackson Co AL in the 1870 s? and are there any records of students who attended, I have a US Census of Jackson Co AL
    Message 1 of 29 , Mar 31, 2011
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      Does anyone know what schools were in Jackson Co AL in the 1870's? and are there any records of students who attended, I have a US Census of Jackson Co AL Township 3 Range 4, Household # 59 Nancy Click age 50 unemployed and John W. Franklin age 11 (says) at school, I believe, this is my gggrandfather and Nancy is his aunt siter to Sarah Caroline Manley. Don't know what happened to John's parents they got married in Marshall co AL in 1857, and that's all I can find on them. John W Franklin was born according to all research in Jackson Co AL and latter married Louisa Louiza Riddle, sorry I keep repeating myself just desperate for a lead

      Thanks
      Betty
    • cagle8185@aol.com
      What town would be neer this location? I am also looking for Riddle folks Bill ... From: Betty To: jacksongenealogy
      Message 2 of 29 , Mar 31, 2011
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        What town would be neer this location? I am also looking for Riddle folks

        Bill






        -----Original Message-----
        From: Betty <bettypigg@...>
        To: jacksongenealogy <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
        Sent: Thu, Mar 31, 2011 12:17 pm
        Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL




        Does anyone know what schools were in Jackson Co AL in the 1870's? and are there any records of students who attended, I have a US Census of Jackson Co AL Township 3 Range 4, Household # 59 Nancy Click age 50 unemployed and John W. Franklin age 11 (says) at school, I believe, this is my gggrandfather and Nancy is his aunt siter to Sarah Caroline Manley. Don't know what happened to John's parents they got married in Marshall co AL in 1857, and that's all I can find on them. John W Franklin was born according to all research in Jackson Co AL and latter married Louisa Louiza Riddle, sorry I keep repeating myself just desperate for a lead

        Thanks
        Betty







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      • Betty Pigg
        all it has on the census in Scottsboro Al   Betty ... From: cagle8185@aol.com Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870 s in
        Message 3 of 29 , Apr 1, 2011
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          all it has on the census in Scottsboro Al
           
          Betty

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          From: cagle8185@... <cagle8185@...>
          Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
          To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
          Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 2:06 PM


           




          What town would be neer this location? I am also looking for Riddle folks

          Bill

          -----Original Message-----
          From: Betty <bettypigg@...>
          To: jacksongenealogy <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
          Sent: Thu, Mar 31, 2011 12:17 pm
          Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL

          Does anyone know what schools were in Jackson Co AL in the 1870's? and are there any records of students who attended, I have a US Census of Jackson Co AL Township 3 Range 4, Household # 59 Nancy Click age 50 unemployed and John W. Franklin age 11 (says) at school, I believe, this is my gggrandfather and Nancy is his aunt siter to Sarah Caroline Manley. Don't know what happened to John's parents they got married in Marshall co AL in 1857, and that's all I can find on them. John W Franklin was born according to all research in Jackson Co AL and latter married Louisa Louiza Riddle, sorry I keep repeating myself just desperate for a lead

          Thanks
          Betty

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        • Delilah
          Scottsboro is in the NW part of Alabama, there are a few other small towns there but Scottsboro was the largest - it is called the Nashville of Alabama lots
          Message 4 of 29 , Apr 1, 2011
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            Scottsboro is in the NW part of Alabama, there are a few other small towns there but Scottsboro was the largest - it is called the "Nashville of Alabama" lots of recording studios
            delilah evans
            ----- Original Message -----
            From: Betty Pigg
            To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
            Sent: Friday, April 01, 2011 5:51 PM
            Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL



            all it has on the census in Scottsboro Al

            Betty

            --- On Thu, 3/31/11, cagle8185@... <cagle8185@...> wrote:

            From: cagle8185@... <cagle8185@...>
            Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
            To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
            Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 2:06 PM



            What town would be neer this location? I am also looking for Riddle folks

            Bill

            -----Original Message-----
            From: Betty <bettypigg@...>
            To: jacksongenealogy <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
            Sent: Thu, Mar 31, 2011 12:17 pm
            Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL

            Does anyone know what schools were in Jackson Co AL in the 1870's? and are there any records of students who attended, I have a US Census of Jackson Co AL Township 3 Range 4, Household # 59 Nancy Click age 50 unemployed and John W. Franklin age 11 (says) at school, I believe, this is my gggrandfather and Nancy is his aunt siter to Sarah Caroline Manley. Don't know what happened to John's parents they got married in Marshall co AL in 1857, and that's all I can find on them. John W Franklin was born according to all research in Jackson Co AL and latter married Louisa Louiza Riddle, sorry I keep repeating myself just desperate for a lead

            Thanks
            Betty

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          • Karl Plenge
            ... I think you might be thinking of the Florence-Sheffield-Tuscumbia area, also known as Muscle Shoals. That s in NW AL and there are lots of recording
            Message 5 of 29 , Apr 1, 2011
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              > Scottsboro is in the NW part of Alabama, there are a few other small towns
              > there but Scottsboro was the largest - it is called the "Nashville of Alabama"
              > lots of recording studios



              I think you might be thinking of the Florence-Sheffield-Tuscumbia area, also
              known as Muscle Shoals. That's in NW AL and there are lots of recording studios
              in that area.

              Scottsboro is in NE AL.
            • Regina Pipes
              North East part of Alabama. ... From: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com [mailto:jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Delilah Sent: Friday, April 01,
              Message 6 of 29 , Apr 1, 2011
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                North East part of Alabama.

                -----Original Message-----
                From: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                [mailto:jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Delilah
                Sent: Friday, April 01, 2011 5:14 PM
                To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL

                Scottsboro is in the NW part of Alabama, there are a few other small towns
                there but Scottsboro was the largest - it is called the "Nashville of
                Alabama" lots of recording studios
                delilah evans
              • Charles McCutchen
                I also found a Alabama Civil War Pension record for a John Franklin with a minor listed as John Franklin Name: John Franklin State Filed: Alabama Minor: John
                Message 7 of 29 , Apr 1, 2011
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                  I also found a Alabama Civil War Pension record for a John Franklin with a minor listed as John Franklin

                  Name:
                  John Franklin




                  State Filed:
                  Alabama




                  Minor:
                  John Franklin, et AL
                  Now this record is hard to read it looks like this last record might be for the 1st Tennessee Alabama Vidette Cavalry which was Union.  I have a great great grandfather who was Gilbreath Guides and Spies which was tied with this unit.  These men came out of Marshall, Dekalb and Jackson County.  A lot of them were mountain men who didn't own a lot of land and saw the Civil War as a planter's war.  My ancestor disappeared after the war too. I'll email the image to you.



                  --- On Thu, 3/31/11, Betty <bettypigg@...> wrote:

                  From: Betty <bettypigg@...>
                  Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                  To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                  Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 12:17 PM







                   









                  Does anyone know what schools were in Jackson Co AL in the 1870's? and are there any records of students who attended, I have a US Census of Jackson Co AL Township 3 Range 4, Household # 59 Nancy Click age 50 unemployed and John W. Franklin age 11 (says) at school, I believe, this is my gggrandfather and Nancy is his aunt siter to Sarah Caroline Manley. Don't know what happened to John's parents they got married in Marshall co AL in 1857, and that's all I can find on them. John W Franklin was born according to all research in Jackson Co AL and latter married Louisa Louiza Riddle, sorry I keep repeating myself just desperate for a lead



                  Thanks

                  Betty






















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                • billy hill
                  i also have a question about schools. my grand father and g mother both went to schools in the paint rock valley. are there any records for the 1880s and 90s?
                  Message 8 of 29 , Apr 2, 2011
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                    i also have a question about schools. my grand father and g mother both went to
                    schools in the paint rock valley. are there any records for the 1880s and 90s? i
                    dont know which schools they attended but i do remember it was said that my
                    gfather had graduated from high school. his name was john franklin hill  hers
                    was eva jane sanders. thank you  billy hill




                    ________________________________
                    From: Charles McCutchen <chamac45@...>
                    To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                    Sent: Fri, April 1, 2011 9:22:48 PM
                    Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL

                     


                    I also found a Alabama Civil War Pension record for a John Franklin with a minor
                    listed as John Franklin

                    Name:
                    John Franklin



                    State Filed:
                    Alabama



                    Minor:
                    John Franklin, et AL
                    Now this record is hard to read it looks like this last record might be for the
                    1st Tennessee Alabama Vidette Cavalry which was Union.  I have a great great
                    grandfather who was Gilbreath Guides and Spies which was tied with this unit. 
                    These men came out of Marshall, Dekalb and Jackson County.  A lot of them were
                    mountain men who didn't own a lot of land and saw the Civil War as a planter's
                    war.  My ancestor disappeared after the war too. I'll email the image to you.


                    --- On Thu, 3/31/11, Betty <bettypigg@...> wrote:

                    From: Betty <bettypigg@...>
                    Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                    To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                    Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 12:17 PM

                     

                    Does anyone know what schools were in Jackson Co AL in the 1870's? and are there
                    any records of students who attended, I have a US Census of Jackson Co AL
                    Township 3 Range 4, Household # 59 Nancy Click age 50 unemployed and John W.
                    Franklin age 11 (says) at school, I believe, this is my gggrandfather and Nancy
                    is his aunt siter to Sarah Caroline Manley. Don't know what happened to John's
                    parents they got married in Marshall co AL in 1857, and that's all I can find on
                    them. John W Franklin was born according to all research in Jackson Co AL and
                    latter married Louisa Louiza Riddle, sorry I keep repeating myself just
                    desperate for a lead

                    Thanks

                    Betty

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                  • Delilah
                    I believed Scottsboro is in NW AL, in the corner, and yes those are the other towns - and you are correct Scottsboro is in NE AL, must be getting too old,
                    Message 9 of 29 , Apr 2, 2011
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                      I believed Scottsboro is in NW AL, in the corner, and yes those are the other towns - and you are correct Scottsboro is in NE AL, must be getting too old, Guess I been gone too long, its closer to Huntsville, I went to a meeting held in Sheffield and they have this running (?) track and it is nothing but hills and I mean big ones, needless to say I didn't run too much, I have a book "History of the Shoals" from Pioneer Days to World War 2.
                      delilah
                      ----- Original Message -----
                      From: Karl Plenge
                      To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                      Sent: Friday, April 01, 2011 6:51 PM
                      Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL



                      > Scottsboro is in the NW part of Alabama, there are a few other small towns
                      > there but Scottsboro was the largest - it is called the "Nashville of Alabama"
                      > lots of recording studios

                      I think you might be thinking of the Florence-Sheffield-Tuscumbia area, also
                      known as Muscle Shoals. That's in NW AL and there are lots of recording studios
                      in that area.

                      Scottsboro is in NE AL.





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                    • Delilah
                      The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database: http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm any idea if one of these is
                      Message 10 of 29 , Apr 2, 2011
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                        The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database:
                        http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                        any idea if one of these is him?
                        delilah
                        ----- Original Message -----
                        From: Charles McCutchen
                        To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                        Sent: Friday, April 01, 2011 11:22 PM
                        Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL





                        I also found a Alabama Civil War Pension record for a John Franklin with a minor listed as John Franklin

                        Name:
                        John Franklin



                        State Filed:
                        Alabama



                        Minor:
                        John Franklin, et AL
                        Now this record is hard to read it looks like this last record might be for the 1st Tennessee Alabama Vidette Cavalry which was Union.� I have a great great grandfather who was Gilbreath Guides and Spies which was tied with this unit.� These men came out of Marshall, Dekalb and Jackson County.� A lot of them were mountain men who didn't own a lot of land and saw the Civil War as a planter's war.� My ancestor disappeared after the war too. I'll email the image to you.

                        --- On Thu, 3/31/11, Betty <bettypigg@...> wrote:

                        From: Betty <bettypigg@...>
                        Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                        To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                        Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 12:17 PM



                        Does anyone know what schools were in Jackson Co AL in the 1870's? and are there any records of students who attended, I have a US Census of Jackson Co AL Township 3 Range 4, Household # 59 Nancy Click age 50 unemployed and John W. Franklin age 11 (says) at school, I believe, this is my gggrandfather and Nancy is his aunt siter to Sarah Caroline Manley. Don't know what happened to John's parents they got married in Marshall co AL in 1857, and that's all I can find on them. John W Franklin was born according to all research in Jackson Co AL and latter married Louisa Louiza Riddle, sorry I keep repeating myself just desperate for a lead

                        Thanks

                        Betty

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                      • Delilah
                        There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed ... From: Delilah To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM Subject: Re:
                        Message 11 of 29 , Apr 2, 2011
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                          There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                          ----- Original Message -----
                          From: Delilah
                          To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                          Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                          Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL


                          The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database:
                          http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                          any idea if one of these is him?
                          delilah
                          ----- Original Message -----
                          From: Charles McCutchen
                          To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                          Sent: Friday, April 01, 2011 11:22 PM
                          Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL





                          I also found a Alabama Civil War Pension record for a John Franklin with a minor listed as John Franklin

                          Name:
                          John Franklin



                          State Filed:
                          Alabama



                          Minor:
                          John Franklin, et AL
                          Now this record is hard to read it looks like this last record might be for the 1st Tennessee Alabama Vidette Cavalry which was Union.� I have a great great grandfather who was Gilbreath Guides and Spies which was tied with this unit.� These men came out of Marshall, Dekalb and Jackson County.� A lot of them were mountain men who didn't own a lot of land and saw the Civil War as a planter's war.� My ancestor disappeared after the war too. I'll email the image to you.

                          --- On Thu, 3/31/11, Betty <bettypigg@...> wrote:

                          From: Betty <bettypigg@...>
                          Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                          To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                          Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 12:17 PM



                          Does anyone know what schools were in Jackson Co AL in the 1870's? and are there any records of students who attended, I have a US Census of Jackson Co AL Township 3 Range 4, Household # 59 Nancy Click age 50 unemployed and John W. Franklin age 11 (says) at school, I believe, this is my gggrandfather and Nancy is his aunt siter to Sarah Caroline Manley. Don't know what happened to John's parents they got married in Marshall co AL in 1857, and that's all I can find on them. John W Franklin was born according to all research in Jackson Co AL and latter married Louisa Louiza Riddle, sorry I keep repeating myself just desperate for a lead

                          Thanks

                          Betty

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                        • Betty Pigg
                          This link is not working, but I will check into this to see if either are my ggggrandfather Thank you Betty ... From: Delilah
                          Message 12 of 29 , Apr 3, 2011
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                            This link is not working, but I will check into this to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                            Thank you
                            Betty

                            --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...> wrote:


                            From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                            Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                            To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                            Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM


                            There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                            ----- Original Message -----
                            From: Delilah
                            To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                            Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                            Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL


                            The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database:
                            http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                            any idea if one of these is him?
                            delilah
                            ----- Original Message -----
                            From: Charles McCutchen
                            To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                            Sent: Friday, April 01, 2011 11:22 PM
                            Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL


                             


                            I also found a Alabama Civil War Pension record for a John Franklin with a minor listed as John Franklin

                            Name:
                            John Franklin



                            State Filed:
                            Alabama



                            Minor:
                            John Franklin, et AL
                            Now this record is hard to read it looks like this last record might be for the 1st Tennessee Alabama Vidette Cavalry which was Union.  I have a great great grandfather who was Gilbreath Guides and Spies which was tied with this unit.  These men came out of Marshall, Dekalb and Jackson County.  A lot of them were mountain men who didn't own a lot of land and saw the Civil War as a planter's war.  My ancestor disappeared after the war too. I'll email the image to you.

                            --- On Thu, 3/31/11, Betty <bettypigg@...> wrote:

                            From: Betty <bettypigg@...>
                            Subject: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                            To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                            Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011, 12:17 PM

                            Â

                            Does anyone know what schools were in Jackson Co AL in the 1870's? and are there any records of students who attended, I have a US Census of Jackson Co AL Township 3 Range 4, Household # 59 Nancy Click age 50 unemployed and John W. Franklin age 11 (says) at school, I believe, this is my gggrandfather and Nancy is his aunt siter to Sarah Caroline Manley. Don't know what happened to John's parents they got married in Marshall co AL in 1857, and that's all I can find on them. John W Franklin was born according to all research in Jackson Co AL and latter married Louisa Louiza Riddle, sorry I keep repeating myself just desperate for a lead

                            Thanks

                            Betty

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                          • Mark Klan
                            The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this email below is the live result of a database search
                            Message 13 of 29 , Apr 5, 2011
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                              The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this email below is the "live" result of a database search (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm). It won't work to view the output of someone else's search, or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't include the search terms in the link itself (unlike Ancestry, for example). The database search function works great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably more that you wanted to know... :-)

                              Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to return to the original search screen and re-run the search from scratch. Here's the correct link:
                              http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm

                              Hope this helps.

                              Mark

                              Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:
                              > This link is not working, but I will check into this to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                              > Thank you
                              > Betty

                              > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...> wrote:

                              > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                              > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                              > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                              > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM


                              > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                              > ----- Original Message -----
                              > From: Delilah
                              > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                              > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                              > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL


                              > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database:
                              > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                              > any idea if one of these is him?
                              > delilah

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                            • Roger Burbank
                              Hi gang, I ve found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the Alabama site and National Archives.  My question is this you would think you would find more
                              Message 14 of 29 , Apr 5, 2011
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                                Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the Alabama site and National Archives.  My question is this> you would think you would find more info?  I found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not present. You would think you would find enlistment papers with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath to who ever you fought for. Any ideas.  Thanks Roger ps I have never found a pension statement for a confederate soldier, has anyone else.

                                --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...> wrote:


                                From: Mark Klan <mark@...>
                                Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM


                                 



                                The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this email below is the "live" result of a database search (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm). It won't work to view the output of someone else's search, or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't include the search terms in the link itself (unlike Ancestry, for example). The database search function works great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably more that you wanted to know... :-)

                                Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to return to the original search screen and re-run the search from scratch. Here's the correct link:
                                http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm

                                Hope this helps.

                                Mark

                                Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:
                                > This link is not working, but I will check into this to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                                > Thank you
                                > Betty

                                > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...> wrote:

                                > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                                > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM

                                > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                                > ----- Original Message -----
                                > From: Delilah
                                > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                                > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL

                                > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database:
                                > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                                > any idea if one of these is him?
                                > delilah

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                              • Clay Gullatt
                                Roger   What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original service records but what a copyist has extracted from the original records. This could include
                                Message 15 of 29 , Apr 5, 2011
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                                  Roger
                                   
                                  What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original service records but what a copyist has extracted from the original records. This could include from enlistment lists, muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that many. You have to remember that a lot of records were destroyed during the war.
                                   
                                  I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I have gone over.  You are lucky if it lists where they enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay that was due. 
                                   
                                  If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension then there is a lot more info on them in the original files which you would have to order, these records would be in the state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.
                                   
                                  There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but finding the records there is something else. There is a long list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL and enter confederate soldier service files in the search engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info from their pension file from the state.
                                   
                                  I believe others in this group have order pension files from the state and service files from NARA, so they could tell you exactly what they got.
                                   
                                  You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military service records.
                                   
                                   
                                  Clay

                                  --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...> wrote:


                                  From: Roger Burbank <burby9@...>
                                  Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                  To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                  Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM


                                   



                                  Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the Alabama site and National Archives.  My question is this> you would think you would find more info?  I found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not present. You would think you would find enlistment papers with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath to who ever you fought for. Any ideas.  Thanks Roger ps I have never found a pension statement for a confederate soldier, has anyone else.

                                  --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...> wrote:

                                  From: Mark Klan <mark@...>
                                  Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                  To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                  Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM

                                   

                                  The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this email below is the "live" result of a database search (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm). It won't work to view the output of someone else's search, or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't include the search terms in the link itself (unlike Ancestry, for example). The database search function works great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably more that you wanted to know... :-)

                                  Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to return to the original search screen and re-run the search from scratch. Here's the correct link:
                                  http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm

                                  Hope this helps.

                                  Mark

                                  Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:
                                  > This link is not working, but I will check into this to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                                  > Thank you
                                  > Betty

                                  > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...> wrote:

                                  > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                                  > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                  > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                  > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM

                                  > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                                  > ----- Original Message -----
                                  > From: Delilah
                                  > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                  > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                                  > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL

                                  > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database:
                                  > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                                  > any idea if one of these is him?
                                  > delilah

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                                • Clay Gullatt
                                  ... From: Clay Gullatt Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870 s in Jackson Co AL To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                  Message 16 of 29 , Apr 5, 2011
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                                    --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...> wrote:


                                    From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                    Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                    To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                    Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 11:39 PM


                                     



                                    Roger
                                     
                                    What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original service records but what a copyist has extracted from the original records. This could include from enlistment lists, muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that many. You have to remember that a lot of records were destroyed during the war.
                                     
                                    I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I have gone over.  You are lucky if it lists where they enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay that was due. 
                                     
                                    If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension then there is a lot more info on them in the original files which you would have to order, these records would be in the state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.
                                     
                                    There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but finding the records there is something else. There is a long list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL and enter confederate soldier service files in the search engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info from their pension file from the state.
                                     
                                    I believe others in this group have order pension files from the state and service files from NARA, so they could tell you exactly what they got.
                                     
                                    You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military service records.
                                     
                                     
                                    Clay

                                    --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...> wrote:

                                    From: Roger Burbank <burby9@...>
                                    Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                    To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                    Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM

                                     

                                    Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the Alabama site and National Archives.  My question is this> you would think you would find more info?  I found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not present. You would think you would find enlistment papers with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath to who ever you fought for. Any ideas.  Thanks Roger ps I have never found a pension statement for a confederate soldier, has anyone else.

                                    --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...> wrote:

                                    From: Mark Klan <mark@...>
                                    Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                    To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                    Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM

                                     

                                    The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this email below is the "live" result of a database search (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm). It won't work to view the output of someone else's search, or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't include the search terms in the link itself (unlike Ancestry, for example). The database search function works great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably more that you wanted to know... :-)

                                    Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to return to the original search screen and re-run the search from scratch. Here's the correct link:
                                    http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm

                                    Hope this helps.

                                    Mark

                                    Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:
                                    > This link is not working, but I will check into this to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                                    > Thank you
                                    > Betty

                                    > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...> wrote:

                                    > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                                    > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                    > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                    > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM

                                    > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                                    > ----- Original Message -----
                                    > From: Delilah
                                    > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                    > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                                    > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL

                                    > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database:
                                    > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                                    > any idea if one of these is him?
                                    > delilah

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                                  • Roger Burbank
                                    Clay, thanks for info. I downloaded from footnote my grandfather Caleb Stout Rev. War record. I had already ordered it thru National Archives. When the file
                                    Message 17 of 29 , Apr 5, 2011
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                                      Clay, thanks for info. I downloaded from footnote my grandfather Caleb Stout Rev. War record. I had already ordered it thru National Archives. When the file arrived it was 30 pages and exact info I had downloaded from footnote.com as was my Col. John Mccuctchen who died in Alabama 1835. I am under the impression footnotes are photographs of originals? am I wrong. My Mcc. war cards gave enlistments as Larkinsville, then listed where he died, which was Coffee Town AL. I am still a little confused. I know when I orederd from National archives, you could request everything they had, if you paid more. Roger

                                      --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...> wrote:


                                      From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                      Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files (correct subject)
                                      To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                      Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 8:41 PM


                                       





                                      --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...> wrote:

                                      From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                      Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                      To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                      Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 11:39 PM

                                       

                                      Roger
                                       
                                      What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original service records but what a copyist has extracted from the original records. This could include from enlistment lists, muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that many. You have to remember that a lot of records were destroyed during the war.
                                       
                                      I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I have gone over.  You are lucky if it lists where they enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay that was due. 
                                       
                                      If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension then there is a lot more info on them in the original files which you would have to order, these records would be in the state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.
                                       
                                      There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but finding the records there is something else. There is a long list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL and enter confederate soldier service files in the search engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info from their pension file from the state.
                                       
                                      I believe others in this group have order pension files from the state and service files from NARA, so they could tell you exactly what they got.
                                       
                                      You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military service records.
                                       
                                       
                                      Clay

                                      --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...> wrote:

                                      From: Roger Burbank <burby9@...>
                                      Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                      To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                      Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM

                                       

                                      Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the Alabama site and National Archives.  My question is this> you would think you would find more info?  I found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not present. You would think you would find enlistment papers with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath to who ever you fought for. Any ideas.  Thanks Roger ps I have never found a pension statement for a confederate soldier, has anyone else.

                                      --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...> wrote:

                                      From: Mark Klan <mark@...>
                                      Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                      To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                      Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM

                                       

                                      The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this email below is the "live" result of a database search (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm). It won't work to view the output of someone else's search, or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't include the search terms in the link itself (unlike Ancestry, for example). The database search function works great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably more that you wanted to know... :-)

                                      Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to return to the original search screen and re-run the search from scratch. Here's the correct link:
                                      http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm

                                      Hope this helps.

                                      Mark

                                      Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:
                                      > This link is not working, but I will check into this to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                                      > Thank you
                                      > Betty

                                      > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...> wrote:

                                      > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                                      > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                      > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                      > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM

                                      > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                                      > ----- Original Message -----
                                      > From: Delilah
                                      > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                      > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                                      > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL

                                      > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database:
                                      > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                                      > any idea if one of these is him?
                                      > delilah

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                                    • Martha Wallace
                                      I have ordered Confederate pension files from Texas - eleven of them. Some are indigent solider applications, some are widow s applications, and some are
                                      Message 18 of 29 , Apr 5, 2011
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                                        I have ordered Confederate pension files from Texas - eleven of them. Some are indigent solider applications, some are widow's applications, and some are indigent widow's applications. The application itself is one page. Affidavits of people who served with them are attached and in the case of the widows, there are documents proving that the soldier is dead. In one case there is a copy of the bill for the casket - $100. In the case of William Washington Williams from Jackson County who served in the 27th Alabama, there is a copy of his discharge paper that is also an oath of allegiance.

                                        The place to begin for pensions in Texas is http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/pensions/index.php
                                        Confederate pensions were granted in the state where the veteran lived after the war. None of my eleven Texas pensions were for people who served from Texas; they served in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. So begin your search for your ancestor's pension in the state where he lived after the war.

                                        The documents from the National Archives are probably the same as those on Footnote. Footnote has a contract with NARA to film their documents. Clay is right that many of the service records and roll sheets were clerks' copies, but that is all you will find - I don't think anyone has the originals. I've heard that NARA charges $75 for the first 100 pages of a file and then tells you if there are more so you can decide if you want to pay more. People often find that it is less expensive to hire a professional genealogist who specializes in DC archives work and can extract the needed documents for much less.

                                        Happy hunting!

                                        Martha in California
                                        Genealogy - So many ancestors...so little time!

                                        On Apr 5, 2011, at 9:10 PM, Roger Burbank wrote:

                                        Clay, thanks for info. I downloaded from footnote my grandfather Caleb Stout Rev. War record. I had already ordered it thru National Archives. When the file arrived it was 30 pages and exact info I had downloaded from footnote.com as was my Col. John Mccuctchen who died in Alabama 1835. I am under the impression footnotes are photographs of originals? am I wrong. My Mcc. war cards gave enlistments as Larkinsville, then listed where he died, which was Coffee Town AL. I am still a little confused. I know when I orederd from National archives, you could request everything they had, if you paid more. Roger

                                        --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...> wrote:

                                        From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                        Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files (correct subject)
                                        To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                        Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 8:41 PM



                                        --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...> wrote:

                                        From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                        Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                        To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                        Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 11:39 PM



                                        Roger

                                        What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original service records but what a copyist has extracted from the original records. This could include from enlistment lists, muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that many. You have to remember that a lot of records were destroyed during the war.

                                        I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I have gone over. You are lucky if it lists where they enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay that was due.

                                        If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension then there is a lot more info on them in the original files which you would have to order, these records would be in the state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.

                                        There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but finding the records there is something else. There is a long list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL and enter confederate soldier service files in the search engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info from their pension file from the state.

                                        I believe others in this group have order pension files from the state and service files from NARA, so they could tell you exactly what they got.

                                        You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military service records.


                                        Clay

                                        --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...> wrote:

                                        From: Roger Burbank <burby9@...>
                                        Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                        To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                        Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM



                                        Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the Alabama site and National Archives. My question is this> you would think you would find more info? I found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not present. You would think you would find enlistment papers with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath to who ever you fought for. Any ideas. Thanks Roger ps I have never found a pension statement for a confederate soldier, has anyone else.

                                        --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...> wrote:

                                        From: Mark Klan <mark@...>
                                        Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                        To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                        Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM



                                        The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this email below is the "live" result of a database search (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm). It won't work to view the output of someone else's search, or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't include the search terms in the link itself (unlike Ancestry, for example). The database search function works great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably more that you wanted to know... :-)

                                        Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to return to the original search screen and re-run the search from scratch. Here's the correct link:
                                        http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm

                                        Hope this helps.

                                        Mark

                                        Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:
                                        > This link is not working, but I will check into this to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                                        > Thank you
                                        > Betty

                                        > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...> wrote:

                                        > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                                        > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                        > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                        > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM

                                        > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                                        > ----- Original Message -----
                                        > From: Delilah
                                        > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                        > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                                        > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL

                                        > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database:
                                        > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                                        > any idea if one of these is him?
                                        > delilah

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                                      • Roger Burbank
                                        Hi, National Archives charged me 80 dollars for 30 pages and said I had everything. So what your telling me is when you order or got to footnote you do not
                                        Message 19 of 29 , Apr 5, 2011
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                                          Hi, National Archives charged me 80 dollars for 30 pages and said I had everything. So what your telling me is when you order or got to footnote you do not receive all the info there really is. It does me no good to check in state he lived in after the war< he was killed in the war. I will make some calls and do some emails tommorow. Thanks Roger

                                          --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Martha Wallace <Marthawsv@...> wrote:

                                          > From: Martha Wallace <Marthawsv@...>
                                          > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files (correct subject)
                                          > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                          > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:52 PM
                                          > I have ordered Confederate pension
                                          > files from Texas - eleven of them. Some are indigent solider
                                          > applications, some are widow's applications, and some are
                                          > indigent widow's applications. The application itself is one
                                          > page. Affidavits of people who served with them are attached
                                          > and in the case of the widows, there are documents proving
                                          > that the soldier is dead. In one case there is a copy of the
                                          > bill for the casket - $100. In the case of William
                                          > Washington Williams from Jackson County who served in the
                                          > 27th Alabama, there is a copy of his discharge paper that is
                                          > also an oath of allegiance.
                                          >
                                          > The place to begin for pensions in Texas is http://www.tsl.state.tx.us/arc/pensions/index.php
                                          > Confederate pensions were granted in the state where the
                                          > veteran lived after the war. None of my eleven Texas
                                          > pensions were for people who served from Texas; they served
                                          > in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. So begin your search
                                          > for your ancestor's pension in the state where he lived
                                          > after the war.
                                          >
                                          > The documents from the National Archives are probably the
                                          > same as those on Footnote. Footnote has a contract with NARA
                                          > to film their documents. Clay is right that many of the
                                          > service records and roll sheets were clerks' copies, but
                                          > that is all you will find - I don't think anyone has the
                                          > originals. I've heard that NARA charges $75 for the first
                                          > 100 pages of a file and then tells you if there are more so
                                          > you can decide if you want to pay more. People often find
                                          > that it is less expensive to hire a professional genealogist
                                          > who specializes in DC archives work and can extract the
                                          > needed documents for much less.
                                          >
                                          > Happy hunting!
                                          >
                                          > Martha in California
                                          > Genealogy - So many ancestors...so little time!
                                          >
                                          > On Apr 5, 2011, at 9:10 PM, Roger Burbank wrote:
                                          >
                                          > Clay, thanks for info. I downloaded from footnote my
                                          > grandfather Caleb Stout Rev. War record. I had already
                                          > ordered it thru National Archives. When the file arrived it
                                          > was 30 pages and exact info I had downloaded from
                                          > footnote.com as was my Col. John Mccuctchen who died in
                                          > Alabama 1835. I am under the impression footnotes are
                                          > photographs of originals? am I wrong. My Mcc. war cards gave
                                          > enlistments as Larkinsville, then listed where he died,
                                          > which was Coffee Town AL. I am still a little confused. I
                                          > know when I orederd from National archives, you could
                                          > request everything they had, if you paid more. Roger
                                          >
                                          > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                          > wrote:
                                          >
                                          > From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                          > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files
                                          > (correct subject)
                                          > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                          > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 8:41 PM
                                          >
                                          >  
                                          >
                                          > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                          > wrote:
                                          >
                                          > From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                          > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in
                                          > Jackson Co AL
                                          > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                          > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 11:39 PM
                                          >
                                          >  
                                          >
                                          > Roger
                                          >
                                          > What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original
                                          > service records but what a copyist has extracted from the
                                          > original records. This could include from enlistment lists,
                                          > muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records
                                          > and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the
                                          > cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are
                                          > scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that
                                          > many. You have to remember that a lot of records were
                                          > destroyed during the war.
                                          >
                                          > I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any
                                          > Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I
                                          > have gone over.  You are lucky if it lists where they
                                          > enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed
                                          > is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay
                                          > that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins
                                          > in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay
                                          > that was due.
                                          >
                                          > If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension
                                          > then there is a lot more info on them in the original files
                                          > which you would have to order, these records would be in the
                                          > state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.
                                          >
                                          > There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but
                                          > finding the records there is something else. There is a long
                                          > list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL
                                          > and enter confederate soldier service files in the search
                                          > engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can
                                          > order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the
                                          > same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info
                                          > from their pension file from the state.
                                          >
                                          > I believe others in this group have order pension files
                                          > from the state and service files from NARA, so they could
                                          > tell you exactly what they got.
                                          >
                                          > You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military
                                          > service records.
                                          >
                                          >
                                          > Clay
                                          >
                                          > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...>
                                          > wrote:
                                          >
                                          > From: Roger Burbank <burby9@...>
                                          > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in
                                          > Jackson Co AL
                                          > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                          > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM
                                          >
                                          >  
                                          >
                                          > Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the
                                          > Alabama site and National Archives.  My question is
                                          > this> you would think you would find more info?  I
                                          > found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not
                                          > present. You would think you would find enlistment papers
                                          > with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath
                                          > to who ever you fought for. Any ideas.  Thanks Roger ps
                                          > I have never found a pension statement for a confederate
                                          > soldier, has anyone else.
                                          >
                                          > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...>
                                          > wrote:
                                          >
                                          > From: Mark Klan <mark@...>
                                          > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in
                                          > Jackson Co AL
                                          > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                          > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM
                                          >
                                          >  
                                          >
                                          > The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this
                                          > email below is the "live" result of a database search (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm).
                                          > It won't work to view the output of someone else's search,
                                          > or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any
                                          > other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't
                                          > include the search terms in the link itself (unlike
                                          > Ancestry, for example). The database search function works
                                          > great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably
                                          > more that you wanted to know... :-)
                                          >
                                          > Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of
                                          > the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to
                                          > return to the original search screen and re-run the search
                                          > from scratch. Here's the correct link:
                                          > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm
                                          >
                                          > Hope this helps.
                                          >
                                          > Mark
                                          >
                                          > Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:
                                          > > This link is not working, but I will check into this
                                          > to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                                          > > Thank you
                                          > > Betty
                                          >
                                          > > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                                          > wrote:
                                          >
                                          > > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                                          > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's
                                          > in Jackson Co AL
                                          > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                          > > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM
                                          >
                                          > > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                                          > > ----- Original Message -----
                                          > > From: Delilah
                                          > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                          >
                                          > > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                                          > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's
                                          > in Jackson Co AL
                                          >
                                          > > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on
                                          > their Civil War database:
                                          > > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm
                                          >
                                          > > any idea if one of these is him?
                                          > > delilah
                                          >
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                                          >     jacksongenealogy-fullfeatured@yahoogroups.com
                                          >
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                                        • Roger Burbank
                                          Clay, I contacted Alabama state archives. I think I have all they have. The man I talked with said very few pensions were file by home guard soldiers. My cards
                                          Message 20 of 29 , Apr 6, 2011
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                                            Clay, I contacted Alabama state archives. I think I have all they have. The man I talked with said very few pensions were file by home guard soldiers. My cards do not list a pension file. He said National Archives would not have anything more on him. I have where he enlisted, his pay voc. and where he was killed, he said there were be no oath on paper or any other info.  Now I need to make sure I have everything on my Rev. War ancestor. I'm told there are the select pension records and non select records.  Funny, I have 100's of pages on file for my ancestors and there war records and I'm always worried I'm missing something.  Roger

                                            --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...> wrote:


                                            From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                            Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files (correct subject)
                                            To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                            Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 8:41 PM


                                             





                                            --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...> wrote:

                                            From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                            Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                            To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                            Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 11:39 PM

                                             

                                            Roger
                                             
                                            What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original service records but what a copyist has extracted from the original records. This could include from enlistment lists, muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that many. You have to remember that a lot of records were destroyed during the war.
                                             
                                            I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I have gone over.  You are lucky if it lists where they enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay that was due. 
                                             
                                            If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension then there is a lot more info on them in the original files which you would have to order, these records would be in the state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.
                                             
                                            There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but finding the records there is something else. There is a long list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL and enter confederate soldier service files in the search engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info from their pension file from the state.
                                             
                                            I believe others in this group have order pension files from the state and service files from NARA, so they could tell you exactly what they got.
                                             
                                            You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military service records.
                                             
                                             
                                            Clay

                                            --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...> wrote:

                                            From: Roger Burbank <burby9@...>
                                            Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                            To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                            Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM

                                             

                                            Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the Alabama site and National Archives.  My question is this> you would think you would find more info?  I found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not present. You would think you would find enlistment papers with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath to who ever you fought for. Any ideas.  Thanks Roger ps I have never found a pension statement for a confederate soldier, has anyone else.

                                            --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...> wrote:

                                            From: Mark Klan <mark@...>
                                            Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                            To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                            Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM

                                             

                                            The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this email below is the "live" result of a database search (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm). It won't work to view the output of someone else's search, or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't include the search terms in the link itself (unlike Ancestry, for example). The database search function works great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably more that you wanted to know... :-)

                                            Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to return to the original search screen and re-run the search from scratch. Here's the correct link:
                                            http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm

                                            Hope this helps.

                                            Mark

                                            Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:
                                            > This link is not working, but I will check into this to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                                            > Thank you
                                            > Betty

                                            > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...> wrote:

                                            > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                                            > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                            > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                            > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM

                                            > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                                            > ----- Original Message -----
                                            > From: Delilah
                                            > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                            > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                                            > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL

                                            > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database:
                                            > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                                            > any idea if one of these is him?
                                            > delilah

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                                          • Roger Burbank
                                            OK, I will share what I was told at National Archives. Footnote and ancestry do not have all info available. What they do have is microfilmed-digital images of
                                            Message 21 of 29 , Apr 6, 2011
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                                              OK, I will share what I was told at National Archives. Footnote and ancestry do not have all info available. What they do have is microfilmed-digital images of original documents. If you order a full packet-pension form 85a, which is a full pension file- pre Civil War from National Arc. you get everything they have on your ancestor.  If you go there to do your reseach, you can see originals only if they have not been digitized or microfilmed, or if copies are unreadable you can see original if they still have it.  Photos are ok, but no flash. Now I compared what I received from National Arc. and what is on footnote and in my situation my ancestors file was the same compared to footnote and Nat. Arc. but that is different with each name.  My ancestor had 33 pages on footnote as did my packet from Nat. Arc. The copies I made from footnote were alot easier to read then the crummy copies I got from Nat. Arc. also I paid 80.00 $ for this one file from
                                              Nat. Arc. for 60 bucks a year on footnote I've copied 7 ancestors info, but you have to make sure it is a complete file, which alot of the time it is not. Hope I've made since? if not sorry.  Roger

                                              --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...> wrote:


                                              From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                              Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files (correct subject)
                                              To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                              Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 8:41 PM


                                               





                                              --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...> wrote:

                                              From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                              Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                              To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                              Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 11:39 PM

                                               

                                              Roger
                                               
                                              What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original service records but what a copyist has extracted from the original records. This could include from enlistment lists, muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that many. You have to remember that a lot of records were destroyed during the war.
                                               
                                              I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I have gone over.  You are lucky if it lists where they enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay that was due. 
                                               
                                              If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension then there is a lot more info on them in the original files which you would have to order, these records would be in the state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.
                                               
                                              There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but finding the records there is something else. There is a long list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL and enter confederate soldier service files in the search engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info from their pension file from the state.
                                               
                                              I believe others in this group have order pension files from the state and service files from NARA, so they could tell you exactly what they got.
                                               
                                              You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military service records.
                                               
                                               
                                              Clay

                                              --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...> wrote:

                                              From: Roger Burbank <burby9@...>
                                              Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                              To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                              Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM

                                               

                                              Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the Alabama site and National Archives.  My question is this> you would think you would find more info?  I found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not present. You would think you would find enlistment papers with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath to who ever you fought for. Any ideas.  Thanks Roger ps I have never found a pension statement for a confederate soldier, has anyone else.

                                              --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...> wrote:

                                              From: Mark Klan <mark@...>
                                              Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                              To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                              Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM

                                               

                                              The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this email below is the "live" result of a database search (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm). It won't work to view the output of someone else's search, or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't include the search terms in the link itself (unlike Ancestry, for example). The database search function works great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably more that you wanted to know... :-)

                                              Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to return to the original search screen and re-run the search from scratch. Here's the correct link:
                                              http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm

                                              Hope this helps.

                                              Mark

                                              Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:
                                              > This link is not working, but I will check into this to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                                              > Thank you
                                              > Betty

                                              > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...> wrote:

                                              > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                                              > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                              > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                              > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM

                                              > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                                              > ----- Original Message -----
                                              > From: Delilah
                                              > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                              > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                                              > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL

                                              > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database:
                                              > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                                              > any idea if one of these is him?
                                              > delilah

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                                            • Cindy Smith
                                              This page shows what I was able to find out by reading each one of the images in John Holdridge s records at Footnote.com
                                              Message 22 of 29 , Apr 7, 2011
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                                                This page shows what I was able to find out by reading each one of the images in John Holdridge's records at Footnote.com http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~holdridge/military/holdridgejohnprivate.html

                                                The images at footnote were more complete than the records that my father received from NARA back in the 1980's. The records from NARA did not include the discharge papers. That was the most important paper, for that proved John was from Lauren's County, SC.

                                                Cindy



                                                To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                From: blackcloud27030@...
                                                Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 20:41:18 -0700
                                                Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files (correct subject)








                                                --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...> wrote:

                                                From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                                Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                                To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 11:39 PM



                                                Roger

                                                What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original service records but what a copyist has extracted from the original records. This could include from enlistment lists, muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that many. You have to remember that a lot of records were destroyed during the war.

                                                I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I have gone over. You are lucky if it lists where they enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay that was due.

                                                If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension then there is a lot more info on them in the original files which you would have to order, these records would be in the state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.

                                                There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but finding the records there is something else. There is a long list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL and enter confederate soldier service files in the search engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info from their pension file from the state.

                                                I believe others in this group have order pension files from the state and service files from NARA, so they could tell you exactly what they got.

                                                You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military service records.


                                                Clay

                                                --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...> wrote:

                                                From: Roger Burbank <burby9@...>
                                                Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                                To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM



                                                Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the Alabama site and National Archives. My question is this> you would think you would find more info? I found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not present. You would think you would find enlistment papers with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath to who ever you fought for. Any ideas. Thanks Roger ps I have never found a pension statement for a confederate soldier, has anyone else.

                                                --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...> wrote:

                                                From: Mark Klan <mark@...>
                                                Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                                To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM



                                                The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this email below is the "live" result of a database search (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm). It won't work to view the output of someone else's search, or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't include the search terms in the link itself (unlike Ancestry, for example). The database search function works great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably more that you wanted to know... :-)

                                                Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to return to the original search screen and re-run the search from scratch. Here's the correct link:
                                                http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm

                                                Hope this helps.

                                                Mark

                                                Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:
                                                > This link is not working, but I will check into this to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                                                > Thank you
                                                > Betty

                                                > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...> wrote:

                                                > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                                                > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL
                                                > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM

                                                > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                                                > ----- Original Message -----
                                                > From: Delilah
                                                > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                                                > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in Jackson Co AL

                                                > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on their Civil War database:
                                                > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                                                > any idea if one of these is him?
                                                > delilah

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                                              • Clay Gullatt
                                                Cindy I wonder why he was in the service anyway? He was way over the cut off of 35 years for enlistment. I have the discharge papers of William Gullatt of
                                                Message 23 of 29 , Apr 7, 2011
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                                                  Cindy

                                                  I wonder why he was in the service anyway? He was way over the cut off of 35 years for enlistment. I have the discharge papers of William Gullatt of Lincoln Parish LA who was discharged at age 37 for being too old. I have seen the discharge papers of many others who were either too old or under age.

                                                  The regulations said free white male persons above the age of eighteen and under the age of 35 could enlist. Those under twenty-one must have the permission of the parent, guardian or master. Near the end of the war I think the enforement of this requlation was lax.

                                                  Of course in the closing days of the war especially in Virginia they took just about every male who volunteered from white haired old men to beardless boys or as one historian wrote about the Battle of Petersburg "everyone from the grave to the cradle".

                                                  The modern term for abdominal dropsy is aceites it can be cause by either liver disease or heart failure.

                                                  Clay

                                                  --- On Thu, 4/7/11, Cindy Smith <cindysmith9@...> wrote:

                                                  > From: Cindy Smith <cindysmith9@...>
                                                  > Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files (correct subject)
                                                  > To: "Jackson Group" <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>
                                                  > Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011, 2:29 PM
                                                  >
                                                  > This page shows what I was able to find out by reading each
                                                  > one of the images in John Holdridge's records at
                                                  > Footnote.com http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~holdridge/military/holdridgejohnprivate.html
                                                  >
                                                  > The images at footnote were more complete than the records
                                                  > that my father received from NARA back in the 1980's. The
                                                  > records from NARA did not include the discharge papers. That
                                                  > was the most important paper, for that proved John was from
                                                  > Lauren's County, SC.
                                                  >
                                                  > Cindy
                                                  >
                                                  >
                                                  >
                                                  > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                  > From: blackcloud27030@...
                                                  > Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 20:41:18 -0700
                                                  > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files
                                                  > (correct subject)
                                                  >
                                                  >
                                                  >  
                                                  >
                                                  >
                                                  >
                                                  >
                                                  >
                                                  > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                                  > wrote:
                                                  >
                                                  > From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>
                                                  > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in
                                                  > Jackson Co AL
                                                  > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                  > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 11:39 PM
                                                  >
                                                  >  
                                                  >
                                                  > Roger
                                                  >
                                                  > What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original
                                                  > service records but what a copyist has extracted from the
                                                  > original records. This could include from enlistment lists,
                                                  > muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records
                                                  > and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the
                                                  > cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are
                                                  > scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that
                                                  > many. You have to remember that a lot of records were
                                                  > destroyed during the war.
                                                  >
                                                  > I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any
                                                  > Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I
                                                  > have gone over.  You are lucky if it lists where they
                                                  > enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed
                                                  > is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay
                                                  > that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins
                                                  > in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay
                                                  > that was due.
                                                  >
                                                  > If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension
                                                  > then there is a lot more info on them in the original files
                                                  > which you would have to order, these records would be in the
                                                  > state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.
                                                  >
                                                  > There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but
                                                  > finding the records there is something else. There is a long
                                                  > list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL
                                                  > and enter confederate soldier service files in the search
                                                  > engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can
                                                  > order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the
                                                  > same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info
                                                  > from their pension file from the state.
                                                  >
                                                  > I believe others in this group have order pension files
                                                  > from the state and service files from NARA, so they could
                                                  > tell you exactly what they got.
                                                  >
                                                  > You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military
                                                  > service records.
                                                  >
                                                  >
                                                  > Clay
                                                  >
                                                  > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...>
                                                  > wrote:
                                                  >
                                                  > From: Roger Burbank <burby9@...>
                                                  > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in
                                                  > Jackson Co AL
                                                  > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                  > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM
                                                  >
                                                  >  
                                                  >
                                                  > Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the
                                                  > Alabama site and National Archives.  My question is
                                                  > this> you would think you would find more info?  I
                                                  > found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not
                                                  > present. You would think you would find enlistment papers
                                                  > with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath
                                                  > to who ever you fought for. Any ideas.  Thanks Roger ps
                                                  > I have never found a pension statement for a confederate
                                                  > soldier, has anyone else.
                                                  >
                                                  > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...>
                                                  > wrote:
                                                  >
                                                  > From: Mark Klan <mark@...>
                                                  > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in
                                                  > Jackson Co AL
                                                  > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                  > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM
                                                  >
                                                  >  
                                                  >
                                                  > The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this
                                                  > email below is the "live" result of a database search (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm).
                                                  > It won't work to view the output of someone else's search,
                                                  > or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any
                                                  > other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't
                                                  > include the search terms in the link itself (unlike
                                                  > Ancestry, for example). The database search function works
                                                  > great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably
                                                  > more that you wanted to know... :-)
                                                  >
                                                  > Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of
                                                  > the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to
                                                  > return to the original search screen and re-run the search
                                                  > from scratch. Here's the correct link:
                                                  > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm
                                                  >
                                                  > Hope this helps.
                                                  >
                                                  > Mark
                                                  >
                                                  > Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:
                                                  > > This link is not working, but I will check into this
                                                  > to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                                                  > > Thank you
                                                  > > Betty
                                                  >
                                                  > > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                                                  > wrote:
                                                  >
                                                  > > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>
                                                  > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's
                                                  > in Jackson Co AL
                                                  > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                  > > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM
                                                  >
                                                  > > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                                                  > > ----- Original Message -----
                                                  > > From: Delilah
                                                  > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                  >
                                                  > > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                                                  > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's
                                                  > in Jackson Co AL
                                                  >
                                                  > > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on
                                                  > their Civil War database:
                                                  > > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm
                                                  >
                                                  > > any idea if one of these is him?
                                                  > > delilah
                                                  >
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                                                  >
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                                                • Regina Pipes
                                                  Clay, My great grandfather Joseph GRIDER/GRYDER/GUIDER was in his fifties when he enlisted in the service. He was from Tennessee. He was a recruiter for the
                                                  Message 24 of 29 , Apr 7, 2011
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                                                    Clay,

                                                    My great grandfather Joseph GRIDER/GRYDER/GUIDER was in his fifties when he
                                                    enlisted in the service. He was from Tennessee. He was a recruiter for the
                                                    Union and spent most of his time in a confederate prison.

                                                    Regina



                                                    From: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                    [mailto:jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Clay Gullatt
                                                    Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2011 4:46 PM
                                                    To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                    Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files - John Holdridge





                                                    Cindy

                                                    I wonder why he was in the service anyway? He was way over the cut off of 35
                                                    years for enlistment. I have the discharge papers of William Gullatt of
                                                    Lincoln Parish LA who was discharged at age 37 for being too old. I have
                                                    seen the discharge papers of many others who were either too old or under
                                                    age.






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                                                  • JLH
                                                    I knew A guy that was sixteen and was in Vietnam with me people forged birth certificates and sad to say some recruiters would help them. This young guy was
                                                    Message 25 of 29 , Apr 8, 2011
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                                                      I knew A guy that was sixteen and was in Vietnam with me people forged birth
                                                      certificates and sad to say some recruiters would help them. This young guy
                                                      was big and mature for his age and I still talk to him today. He was a fine
                                                      soldier. I was his platoon Sergeant

                                                      John Hamilton



                                                      _____

                                                      From: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                      [mailto:jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Clay Gullatt
                                                      Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2011 5:46 PM
                                                      To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                      Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files - John Holdridge





                                                      Cindy

                                                      I wonder why he was in the service anyway? He was way over the cut off of 35
                                                      years for enlistment. I have the discharge papers of William Gullatt of
                                                      Lincoln Parish LA who was discharged at age 37 for being too old. I have
                                                      seen the discharge papers of many others who were either too old or under
                                                      age.

                                                      The regulations said free white male persons above the age of eighteen and
                                                      under the age of 35 could enlist. Those under twenty-one must have the
                                                      permission of the parent, guardian or master. Near the end of the war I
                                                      think the enforement of this requlation was lax.

                                                      Of course in the closing days of the war especially in Virginia they took
                                                      just about every male who volunteered from white haired old men to beardless
                                                      boys or as one historian wrote about the Battle of Petersburg "everyone from
                                                      the grave to the cradle".

                                                      The modern term for abdominal dropsy is aceites it can be cause by either
                                                      liver disease or heart failure.

                                                      Clay

                                                      --- On Thu, 4/7/11, Cindy Smith <cindysmith9@...
                                                      <mailto:cindysmith9%40hotmail.com> > wrote:

                                                      > From: Cindy Smith <cindysmith9@...
                                                      <mailto:cindysmith9%40hotmail.com> >
                                                      > Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files (correct subject)
                                                      > To: "Jackson Group" <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                      <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com> >
                                                      > Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011, 2:29 PM
                                                      >
                                                      > This page shows what I was able to find out by reading each
                                                      > one of the images in John Holdridge's records at
                                                      > Footnote.com
                                                      http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~holdridge/military/holdrid
                                                      gejohnprivate.html
                                                      >
                                                      > The images at footnote were more complete than the records
                                                      > that my father received from NARA back in the 1980's. The
                                                      > records from NARA did not include the discharge papers. That
                                                      > was the most important paper, for that proved John was from
                                                      > Lauren's County, SC.
                                                      >
                                                      > Cindy
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                      <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>
                                                      > From: blackcloud27030@... <mailto:blackcloud27030%40yahoo.com>
                                                      > Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 20:41:18 -0700
                                                      > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files
                                                      > (correct subject)
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...
                                                      <mailto:blackcloud27030%40yahoo.com> >
                                                      > wrote:
                                                      >
                                                      > From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...
                                                      <mailto:blackcloud27030%40yahoo.com> >
                                                      > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in
                                                      > Jackson Co AL
                                                      > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                      <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>
                                                      > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 11:39 PM
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      > Roger
                                                      >
                                                      > What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original
                                                      > service records but what a copyist has extracted from the
                                                      > original records. This could include from enlistment lists,
                                                      > muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records
                                                      > and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the
                                                      > cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are
                                                      > scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that
                                                      > many. You have to remember that a lot of records were
                                                      > destroyed during the war.
                                                      >
                                                      > I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any
                                                      > Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I
                                                      > have gone over. You are lucky if it lists where they
                                                      > enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed
                                                      > is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay
                                                      > that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins
                                                      > in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay
                                                      > that was due.
                                                      >
                                                      > If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension
                                                      > then there is a lot more info on them in the original files
                                                      > which you would have to order, these records would be in the
                                                      > state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.
                                                      >
                                                      > There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but
                                                      > finding the records there is something else. There is a long
                                                      > list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL
                                                      > and enter confederate soldier service files in the search
                                                      > engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can
                                                      > order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the
                                                      > same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info
                                                      > from their pension file from the state.
                                                      >
                                                      > I believe others in this group have order pension files
                                                      > from the state and service files from NARA, so they could
                                                      > tell you exactly what they got.
                                                      >
                                                      > You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military
                                                      > service records.
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      > Clay
                                                      >
                                                      > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...
                                                      <mailto:burby9%40yahoo.com> >
                                                      > wrote:
                                                      >
                                                      > From: Roger Burbank <burby9@... <mailto:burby9%40yahoo.com> >
                                                      > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in
                                                      > Jackson Co AL
                                                      > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                      <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>
                                                      > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      > Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the
                                                      > Alabama site and National Archives. My question is
                                                      > this> you would think you would find more info? I
                                                      > found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not
                                                      > present. You would think you would find enlistment papers
                                                      > with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath
                                                      > to who ever you fought for. Any ideas. Thanks Roger ps
                                                      > I have never found a pension statement for a confederate
                                                      > soldier, has anyone else.
                                                      >
                                                      > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...
                                                      <mailto:mark%40markabout.com> >
                                                      > wrote:
                                                      >
                                                      > From: Mark Klan <mark@... <mailto:mark%40markabout.com> >
                                                      > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in
                                                      > Jackson Co AL
                                                      > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                      <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>
                                                      > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      >
                                                      > The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this
                                                      > email below is the "live" result of a database search
                                                      (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm).
                                                      > It won't work to view the output of someone else's search,
                                                      > or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any
                                                      > other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't
                                                      > include the search terms in the link itself (unlike
                                                      > Ancestry, for example). The database search function works
                                                      > great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably
                                                      > more that you wanted to know... :-)
                                                      >
                                                      > Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of
                                                      > the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to
                                                      > return to the original search screen and re-run the search
                                                      > from scratch. Here's the correct link:
                                                      > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm
                                                      >
                                                      > Hope this helps.
                                                      >
                                                      > Mark
                                                      >
                                                      > Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:
                                                      > > This link is not working, but I will check into this
                                                      > to see if either are my ggggrandfather
                                                      > > Thank you
                                                      > > Betty
                                                      >
                                                      > > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...
                                                      <mailto:diamond6468%40mindspring.com> >
                                                      > wrote:
                                                      >
                                                      > > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...
                                                      <mailto:diamond6468%40mindspring.com> >
                                                      > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's
                                                      > in Jackson Co AL
                                                      > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                      <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>
                                                      > > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM
                                                      >
                                                      > > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed
                                                      > > ----- Original Message -----
                                                      > > From: Delilah
                                                      > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                      <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>
                                                      >
                                                      > > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM
                                                      > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's
                                                      > in Jackson Co AL
                                                      >
                                                      > > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on
                                                      > their Civil War database:
                                                      > > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm
                                                      >
                                                      > > any idea if one of these is him?
                                                      > > delilah
                                                      >
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                                                    • Charles McCutchen
                                                      Re: the Conscription Act: A September 1862 amendment raised the age limit to 45, and February 1864, the limits were extended to range between 17 and 50.
                                                      Message 26 of 29 , Apr 8, 2011
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                                                        Re: the Conscription Act:

                                                        A September 1862 amendment raised the
                                                        age limit to
                                                        45, and February 1864, the limits were
                                                        extended to
                                                        range
                                                        between 17 and 50.

                                                        http://www.wtv-zone.com/civilwar/condraft.html

                                                        --- On Fri, 4/8/11, JLH <hkatherinejohn@...> wrote:

                                                        From: JLH <hkatherinejohn@...>
                                                        Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files - John Holdridge
                                                        To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                        Date: Friday, April 8, 2011, 5:34 AM
















                                                         









                                                        I knew A guy that was sixteen and was in Vietnam with me people forged birth

                                                        certificates and sad to say some recruiters would help them. This young guy

                                                        was big and mature for his age and I still talk to him today. He was a fine

                                                        soldier. I was his platoon Sergeant



                                                        John Hamilton



                                                        _____



                                                        From: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                        [mailto:jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Clay Gullatt

                                                        Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2011 5:46 PM

                                                        To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                        Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files - John Holdridge



                                                        Cindy



                                                        I wonder why he was in the service anyway? He was way over the cut off of 35

                                                        years for enlistment. I have the discharge papers of William Gullatt of

                                                        Lincoln Parish LA who was discharged at age 37 for being too old. I have

                                                        seen the discharge papers of many others who were either too old or under

                                                        age.



                                                        The regulations said free white male persons above the age of eighteen and

                                                        under the age of 35 could enlist. Those under twenty-one must have the

                                                        permission of the parent, guardian or master. Near the end of the war I

                                                        think the enforement of this requlation was lax.



                                                        Of course in the closing days of the war especially in Virginia they took

                                                        just about every male who volunteered from white haired old men to beardless

                                                        boys or as one historian wrote about the Battle of Petersburg "everyone from

                                                        the grave to the cradle".



                                                        The modern term for abdominal dropsy is aceites it can be cause by either

                                                        liver disease or heart failure.



                                                        Clay



                                                        --- On Thu, 4/7/11, Cindy Smith <cindysmith9@...

                                                        <mailto:cindysmith9%40hotmail.com> > wrote:



                                                        > From: Cindy Smith <cindysmith9@...

                                                        <mailto:cindysmith9%40hotmail.com> >

                                                        > Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files (correct subject)

                                                        > To: "Jackson Group" <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                        <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com> >

                                                        > Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011, 2:29 PM

                                                        >

                                                        > This page shows what I was able to find out by reading each

                                                        > one of the images in John Holdridge's records at

                                                        > Footnote.com

                                                        http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~holdridge/military/holdrid

                                                        gejohnprivate.html

                                                        >

                                                        > The images at footnote were more complete than the records

                                                        > that my father received from NARA back in the 1980's. The

                                                        > records from NARA did not include the discharge papers. That

                                                        > was the most important paper, for that proved John was from

                                                        > Lauren's County, SC.

                                                        >

                                                        > Cindy

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                        <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>

                                                        > From: blackcloud27030@... <mailto:blackcloud27030%40yahoo.com>

                                                        > Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 20:41:18 -0700

                                                        > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files

                                                        > (correct subject)

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...

                                                        <mailto:blackcloud27030%40yahoo.com> >

                                                        > wrote:

                                                        >

                                                        > From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...

                                                        <mailto:blackcloud27030%40yahoo.com> >

                                                        > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in

                                                        > Jackson Co AL

                                                        > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                        <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>

                                                        > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 11:39 PM

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        > Roger

                                                        >

                                                        > What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original

                                                        > service records but what a copyist has extracted from the

                                                        > original records. This could include from enlistment lists,

                                                        > muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records

                                                        > and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the

                                                        > cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are

                                                        > scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that

                                                        > many. You have to remember that a lot of records were

                                                        > destroyed during the war.

                                                        >

                                                        > I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any

                                                        > Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I

                                                        > have gone over. You are lucky if it lists where they

                                                        > enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed

                                                        > is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay

                                                        > that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins

                                                        > in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay

                                                        > that was due.

                                                        >

                                                        > If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension

                                                        > then there is a lot more info on them in the original files

                                                        > which you would have to order, these records would be in the

                                                        > state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.

                                                        >

                                                        > There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but

                                                        > finding the records there is something else. There is a long

                                                        > list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL

                                                        > and enter confederate soldier service files in the search

                                                        > engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can

                                                        > order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the

                                                        > same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info

                                                        > from their pension file from the state.

                                                        >

                                                        > I believe others in this group have order pension files

                                                        > from the state and service files from NARA, so they could

                                                        > tell you exactly what they got.

                                                        >

                                                        > You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military

                                                        > service records.

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        > Clay

                                                        >

                                                        > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...

                                                        <mailto:burby9%40yahoo.com> >

                                                        > wrote:

                                                        >

                                                        > From: Roger Burbank <burby9@... <mailto:burby9%40yahoo.com> >

                                                        > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in

                                                        > Jackson Co AL

                                                        > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                        <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>

                                                        > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        > Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the

                                                        > Alabama site and National Archives. My question is

                                                        > this> you would think you would find more info? I

                                                        > found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not

                                                        > present. You would think you would find enlistment papers

                                                        > with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath

                                                        > to who ever you fought for. Any ideas. Thanks Roger ps

                                                        > I have never found a pension statement for a confederate

                                                        > soldier, has anyone else.

                                                        >

                                                        > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...

                                                        <mailto:mark%40markabout.com> >

                                                        > wrote:

                                                        >

                                                        > From: Mark Klan <mark@... <mailto:mark%40markabout.com> >

                                                        > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in

                                                        > Jackson Co AL

                                                        > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                        <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>

                                                        > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        >

                                                        > The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this

                                                        > email below is the "live" result of a database search

                                                        (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm).

                                                        > It won't work to view the output of someone else's search,

                                                        > or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any

                                                        > other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't

                                                        > include the search terms in the link itself (unlike

                                                        > Ancestry, for example). The database search function works

                                                        > great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably

                                                        > more that you wanted to know... :-)

                                                        >

                                                        > Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of

                                                        > the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to

                                                        > return to the original search screen and re-run the search

                                                        > from scratch. Here's the correct link:

                                                        > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm

                                                        >

                                                        > Hope this helps.

                                                        >

                                                        > Mark

                                                        >

                                                        > Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:

                                                        > > This link is not working, but I will check into this

                                                        > to see if either are my ggggrandfather

                                                        > > Thank you

                                                        > > Betty

                                                        >

                                                        > > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...

                                                        <mailto:diamond6468%40mindspring.com> >

                                                        > wrote:

                                                        >

                                                        > > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...

                                                        <mailto:diamond6468%40mindspring.com> >

                                                        > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's

                                                        > in Jackson Co AL

                                                        > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                        <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>

                                                        > > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM

                                                        >

                                                        > > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed

                                                        > > ----- Original Message -----

                                                        > > From: Delilah

                                                        > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                        <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>

                                                        >

                                                        > > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM

                                                        > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's

                                                        > in Jackson Co AL

                                                        >

                                                        > > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on

                                                        > their Civil War database:

                                                        > > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                                                        >

                                                        > > any idea if one of these is him?

                                                        > > delilah

                                                        >

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                                                        >

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                                                      • Clay Gullatt
                                                        John Holdridge was 51 years old in Apr 1864 well over all the age limits. He was 48 when he enlisted in 1862.   The youngest I have see was 12 years old (at
                                                        Message 27 of 29 , Apr 8, 2011
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                                                          John Holdridge was 51 years old in Apr 1864 well over all the age limits. He was 48 when he enlisted in 1862.
                                                           
                                                          The youngest I have see was 12 years old (at least on records).  One of my Thrifts in VA was 14 when he enlisted in Mosby's Rangers.
                                                           
                                                          The last WW1 vet died in Feb 2011 at age 110, he had enlisted at age 16.
                                                           
                                                          When I was in the Navy Hurricane Hunters in 1958 we had a guy who had enlisted at 15. He went on to retire as a LCDR.
                                                           
                                                          Clay
                                                           


                                                          --- On Fri, 4/8/11, Charles McCutchen <chamac45@...> wrote:


                                                          From: Charles McCutchen <chamac45@...>
                                                          Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files - John Holdridge
                                                          To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                          Date: Friday, April 8, 2011, 8:11 AM


                                                           



                                                          Re: the Conscription Act:

                                                          A September 1862 amendment raised the
                                                          age limit to
                                                          45, and February 1864, the limits were
                                                          extended to
                                                          range
                                                          between 17 and 50.

                                                          http://www.wtv-zone.com/civilwar/condraft.html

                                                          --- On Fri, 4/8/11, JLH <hkatherinejohn@...> wrote:

                                                          From: JLH <hkatherinejohn@...>
                                                          Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files - John Holdridge
                                                          To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                          Date: Friday, April 8, 2011, 5:34 AM

                                                           

                                                          I knew A guy that was sixteen and was in Vietnam with me people forged birth

                                                          certificates and sad to say some recruiters would help them. This young guy

                                                          was big and mature for his age and I still talk to him today. He was a fine

                                                          soldier. I was his platoon Sergeant

                                                          John Hamilton

                                                          _____

                                                          From: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                          [mailto:jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Clay Gullatt

                                                          Sent: Thursday, April 07, 2011 5:46 PM

                                                          To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                          Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files - John Holdridge

                                                          Cindy

                                                          I wonder why he was in the service anyway? He was way over the cut off of 35

                                                          years for enlistment. I have the discharge papers of William Gullatt of

                                                          Lincoln Parish LA who was discharged at age 37 for being too old. I have

                                                          seen the discharge papers of many others who were either too old or under

                                                          age.

                                                          The regulations said free white male persons above the age of eighteen and

                                                          under the age of 35 could enlist. Those under twenty-one must have the

                                                          permission of the parent, guardian or master. Near the end of the war I

                                                          think the enforement of this requlation was lax.

                                                          Of course in the closing days of the war especially in Virginia they took

                                                          just about every male who volunteered from white haired old men to beardless

                                                          boys or as one historian wrote about the Battle of Petersburg "everyone from

                                                          the grave to the cradle".

                                                          The modern term for abdominal dropsy is aceites it can be cause by either

                                                          liver disease or heart failure.

                                                          Clay

                                                          --- On Thu, 4/7/11, Cindy Smith <cindysmith9@...

                                                          <mailto:cindysmith9%40hotmail.com> > wrote:

                                                          > From: Cindy Smith <cindysmith9@...

                                                          <mailto:cindysmith9%40hotmail.com> >

                                                          > Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files (correct subject)

                                                          > To: "Jackson Group" <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                          <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com> >

                                                          > Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011, 2:29 PM

                                                          >

                                                          > This page shows what I was able to find out by reading each

                                                          > one of the images in John Holdridge's records at

                                                          > Footnote.com

                                                          http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~holdridge/military/holdrid

                                                          gejohnprivate.html

                                                          >

                                                          > The images at footnote were more complete than the records

                                                          > that my father received from NARA back in the 1980's. The

                                                          > records from NARA did not include the discharge papers. That

                                                          > was the most important paper, for that proved John was from

                                                          > Lauren's County, SC.

                                                          >

                                                          > Cindy

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                          <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>

                                                          > From: blackcloud27030@... <mailto:blackcloud27030%40yahoo.com>

                                                          > Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 20:41:18 -0700

                                                          > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files

                                                          > (correct subject)

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...

                                                          <mailto:blackcloud27030%40yahoo.com> >

                                                          > wrote:

                                                          >

                                                          > From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...

                                                          <mailto:blackcloud27030%40yahoo.com> >

                                                          > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in

                                                          > Jackson Co AL

                                                          > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                          <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>

                                                          > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 11:39 PM

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          > Roger

                                                          >

                                                          > What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original

                                                          > service records but what a copyist has extracted from the

                                                          > original records. This could include from enlistment lists,

                                                          > muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records

                                                          > and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the

                                                          > cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are

                                                          > scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that

                                                          > many. You have to remember that a lot of records were

                                                          > destroyed during the war.

                                                          >

                                                          > I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any

                                                          > Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I

                                                          > have gone over. You are lucky if it lists where they

                                                          > enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed

                                                          > is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay

                                                          > that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins

                                                          > in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay

                                                          > that was due.

                                                          >

                                                          > If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension

                                                          > then there is a lot more info on them in the original files

                                                          > which you would have to order, these records would be in the

                                                          > state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.

                                                          >

                                                          > There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but

                                                          > finding the records there is something else. There is a long

                                                          > list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL

                                                          > and enter confederate soldier service files in the search

                                                          > engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can

                                                          > order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the

                                                          > same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info

                                                          > from their pension file from the state.

                                                          >

                                                          > I believe others in this group have order pension files

                                                          > from the state and service files from NARA, so they could

                                                          > tell you exactly what they got.

                                                          >

                                                          > You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military

                                                          > service records.

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          > Clay

                                                          >

                                                          > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...

                                                          <mailto:burby9%40yahoo.com> >

                                                          > wrote:

                                                          >

                                                          > From: Roger Burbank <burby9@... <mailto:burby9%40yahoo.com> >

                                                          > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in

                                                          > Jackson Co AL

                                                          > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                          <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>

                                                          > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          > Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the

                                                          > Alabama site and National Archives. My question is

                                                          > this> you would think you would find more info? I

                                                          > found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not

                                                          > present. You would think you would find enlistment papers

                                                          > with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath

                                                          > to who ever you fought for. Any ideas. Thanks Roger ps

                                                          > I have never found a pension statement for a confederate

                                                          > soldier, has anyone else.

                                                          >

                                                          > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...

                                                          <mailto:mark%40markabout.com> >

                                                          > wrote:

                                                          >

                                                          > From: Mark Klan <mark@... <mailto:mark%40markabout.com> >

                                                          > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in

                                                          > Jackson Co AL

                                                          > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                          <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>

                                                          > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          >

                                                          > The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this

                                                          > email below is the "live" result of a database search

                                                          (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm).

                                                          > It won't work to view the output of someone else's search,

                                                          > or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any

                                                          > other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't

                                                          > include the search terms in the link itself (unlike

                                                          > Ancestry, for example). The database search function works

                                                          > great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably

                                                          > more that you wanted to know... :-)

                                                          >

                                                          > Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of

                                                          > the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to

                                                          > return to the original search screen and re-run the search

                                                          > from scratch. Here's the correct link:

                                                          > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm

                                                          >

                                                          > Hope this helps.

                                                          >

                                                          > Mark

                                                          >

                                                          > Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:

                                                          > > This link is not working, but I will check into this

                                                          > to see if either are my ggggrandfather

                                                          > > Thank you

                                                          > > Betty

                                                          >

                                                          > > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...

                                                          <mailto:diamond6468%40mindspring.com> >

                                                          > wrote:

                                                          >

                                                          > > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...

                                                          <mailto:diamond6468%40mindspring.com> >

                                                          > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's

                                                          > in Jackson Co AL

                                                          > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                          <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>

                                                          > > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM

                                                          >

                                                          > > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed

                                                          > > ----- Original Message -----

                                                          > > From: Delilah

                                                          > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                          <mailto:jacksongenealogy%40yahoogroups.com>

                                                          >

                                                          > > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM

                                                          > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's

                                                          > in Jackson Co AL

                                                          >

                                                          > > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on

                                                          > their Civil War database:

                                                          > > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

                                                          >

                                                          > > any idea if one of these is him?

                                                          > > delilah

                                                          >

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                                                        • Karl Plenge
                                                          FYI, I am turning up some useful information, but finding the search engine to be very disappointing and difficult to use. It doesn t seem to pay a lot of
                                                          Message 28 of 29 , Apr 8, 2011
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                                                            FYI, I am turning up some useful information, but finding the search engine
                                                            to be very disappointing and difficult to use. It doesn't seem to pay a lot
                                                            of attention to what you put into the blanks and brings up a lot of
                                                            extraneous results - but in amongst them are some useful items.
                                                          • Cindy Smith
                                                            My theory was that gr gr gr grandma sent him to watch over their son John Henry Holdridge, drummer
                                                            Message 29 of 29 , Apr 9, 2011
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                                                              My theory was that gr gr gr grandma sent him to watch over their son John Henry Holdridge, drummer http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~holdridge/military/holdridgejohndrummer.html , who joined in July 1861, at age 19, when the Hillabee Blues was formed. The unit had a rough first winter. The regiment had experienced the loss of many men due to illness while
                                                              they were camped in Evansport, Virginia on the Potomac during the
                                                              winter of 1861-1862. The men, being from the south, were not accustomed
                                                              to the cold climate. Finally they were ordered by the secretary of war
                                                              to Richmond, arriving January 3rd, 1862.

                                                              John Holdridge, the father http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~holdridge/military/holdridgejohnprivate.html, enlisted in February 1862.

                                                              To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com
                                                              From: blackcloud27030@...
                                                              Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 14:45:31 -0700
                                                              Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files - John Holdridge




























                                                              Cindy



                                                              I wonder why he was in the service anyway? He was way over the cut off of 35 years for enlistment. I have the discharge papers of William Gullatt of Lincoln Parish LA who was discharged at age 37 for being too old. I have seen the discharge papers of many others who were either too old or under age.



                                                              The regulations said free white male persons above the age of eighteen and under the age of 35 could enlist. Those under twenty-one must have the permission of the parent, guardian or master. Near the end of the war I think the enforement of this requlation was lax.



                                                              Of course in the closing days of the war especially in Virginia they took just about every male who volunteered from white haired old men to beardless boys or as one historian wrote about the Battle of Petersburg "everyone from the grave to the cradle".



                                                              The modern term for abdominal dropsy is aceites it can be cause by either liver disease or heart failure.



                                                              Clay



                                                              --- On Thu, 4/7/11, Cindy Smith <cindysmith9@...> wrote:



                                                              > From: Cindy Smith <cindysmith9@...>

                                                              > Subject: RE: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files (correct subject)

                                                              > To: "Jackson Group" <jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com>

                                                              > Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011, 2:29 PM

                                                              >

                                                              > This page shows what I was able to find out by reading each

                                                              > one of the images in John Holdridge's records at

                                                              > Footnote.com http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~holdridge/military/holdridgejohnprivate.html

                                                              >

                                                              > The images at footnote were more complete than the records

                                                              > that my father received from NARA back in the 1980's. The

                                                              > records from NARA did not include the discharge papers. That

                                                              > was the most important paper, for that proved John was from

                                                              > Lauren's County, SC.

                                                              >

                                                              > Cindy

                                                              >

                                                              >

                                                              >

                                                              > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                              > From: blackcloud27030@...

                                                              > Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 20:41:18 -0700

                                                              > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Civil War Service Files

                                                              > (correct subject)

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                                                              > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>

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                                                              > From: Clay Gullatt <blackcloud27030@...>

                                                              > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in

                                                              > Jackson Co AL

                                                              > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                              > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 11:39 PM

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                                                              > Roger

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                                                              > What you are seeing at footnote.com is not the original

                                                              > service records but what a copyist has extracted from the

                                                              > original records. This could include from enlistment lists,

                                                              > muster rolls, clothing rolls, hospital records, POW records

                                                              > and many others. When you look down at the bottom of the

                                                              > cards there usually is the name of the copyist. There are

                                                              > scans of a few original records at footnote.com but not that

                                                              > many. You have to remember that a lot of records were

                                                              > destroyed during the war.

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                                                              > I don't think that I have ever seen next of kin on any

                                                              > Confederate enlistment papers of the hundreds of records I

                                                              > have gone over. You are lucky if it lists where they

                                                              > enlisted. The only times were I have seen next of kin listed

                                                              > is where next of kin, usually parents or wives, claimed pay

                                                              > that was due for those deceased. One of my Gullatt cousins

                                                              > in GA lost all three of his sons and went to claim their pay

                                                              > that was due.

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                                                              > If you have some one who submitted a request for a pension

                                                              > then there is a lot more info on them in the original files

                                                              > which you would have to order, these records would be in the

                                                              > state's pension files rather than at NARA or footnote.

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                                                              > There probably is more info on the soldiers at NARA but

                                                              > finding the records there is something else. There is a long

                                                              > list of Confederate Service Files at NARA. Go to NARA NAIL

                                                              > and enter confederate soldier service files in the search

                                                              > engine. If there are records of your soldier at NARA you can

                                                              > order copies of them. From what I saw as an example was the

                                                              > same thing at footnote. You would probably get better info

                                                              > from their pension file from the state.

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                                                              > I believe others in this group have order pension files

                                                              > from the state and service files from NARA, so they could

                                                              > tell you exactly what they got.

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                                                              > You can google NARA and then click on pre-1917 military

                                                              > service records.

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                                                              > Clay

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                                                              > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Roger Burbank <burby9@...>

                                                              > wrote:

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                                                              > From: Roger Burbank <burby9@...>

                                                              > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in

                                                              > Jackson Co AL

                                                              > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                              > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 9:53 PM

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                                                              > Hi gang, I've found my Mccutchens on footnote, ancestry the

                                                              > Alabama site and National Archives. My question is

                                                              > this> you would think you would find more info? I

                                                              > found pay cards giving enlistment dates, pay, present or not

                                                              > present. You would think you would find enlistment papers

                                                              > with next of kin or family info with this info? or an a oath

                                                              > to who ever you fought for. Any ideas. Thanks Roger ps

                                                              > I have never found a pension statement for a confederate

                                                              > soldier, has anyone else.

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                                                              > --- On Tue, 4/5/11, Mark Klan <mark@...>

                                                              > wrote:

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                                                              > From: Mark Klan <mark@...>

                                                              > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's in

                                                              > Jackson Co AL

                                                              > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                              > Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011, 5:43 PM

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                                                              > The Alabama Archives link posted toward the bottom of this

                                                              > email below is the "live" result of a database search (http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm).

                                                              > It won't work to view the output of someone else's search,

                                                              > or as a bookmark for your own search results, or for any

                                                              > other useful purpose because the Alabama archives doesn't

                                                              > include the search terms in the link itself (unlike

                                                              > Ancestry, for example). The database search function works

                                                              > great, but the web implementation is rather weak. Probably

                                                              > more that you wanted to know... :-)

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                                                              > Anyway, if you ever want to see the results of a search of

                                                              > the Alabama Archives Civil War database, you always have to

                                                              > return to the original search screen and re-run the search

                                                              > from scratch. Here's the correct link:

                                                              > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/search.cfm

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                                                              > Hope this helps.

                                                              >

                                                              > Mark

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                                                              > Sunday, April 3, 2011, 10:39:15 PM, Betty wrote:

                                                              > > This link is not working, but I will check into this

                                                              > to see if either are my ggggrandfather

                                                              > > Thank you

                                                              > > Betty

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                                                              > > --- On Sat, 4/2/11, Delilah <diamond6468@...>

                                                              > wrote:

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                                                              > > From: Delilah <diamond6468@...>

                                                              > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's

                                                              > in Jackson Co AL

                                                              > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                              > > Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011, 9:48 AM

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                                                              > > There are 2 John W. FRANKLIN listed

                                                              > > ----- Original Message -----

                                                              > > From: Delilah

                                                              > > To: jacksongenealogy@yahoogroups.com

                                                              >

                                                              > > Sent: Saturday, April 02, 2011 10:45 AM

                                                              > > Subject: Re: [jacksongenealogy] Schools in the 1870's

                                                              > in Jackson Co AL

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                                                              > > The Alabama Archives has several John FRANKLIN on

                                                              > their Civil War database:

                                                              > > http://www.archives.alabama.gov/civilwar/results.cfm

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                                                              > > any idea if one of these is him?

                                                              > > delilah

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