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1st Alabama Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: George Thomas ScrogginsRank: Private Company: A George Thomas Scroggins was born 29Nov1844 in Georgia, and died 04Sep1924 in the home of daughter, Mrs. J.N. Brewer (formerly Mary Emma Scroggins---did she marry Jesse Brewer of Co. A?). He married Mary Jane Henderson 21-Oct-1868 in Tallapoosa Co. AL, daughter of Alvin J. Henderson and Lucinda Duck. George was the son of Richard M. Scroggins and Judiah Allen Scroggins. His father-in-law, Alvin Henderson, served in Co. G, 34th AL Infantry . His wife's uncle, William M. Duck, served in Co. A 1st AL Infantry, while her other uncles, R.A.W. Duck and Manning L. Duck were in Co. G of the 34th AL. Two of G.T. Scroggins' brothers, James J. and William M. Enlisted as private, Company A, First Alabama Infantry at Dadeville, AL. Was a P.O.W. of the U.S. Army. After the war he nearly starved during his walk back home. His obituary states he served 4 years in the Confederate War. Burial: Concord Cemetery (County Hwy44, Tallapoosa Co.AL) per Tap Roots Vol.24 #4, April 1987 Pvt. George Thomas Scroggins - Captured at Port Hudson, LA. July 9, 1863. Exchanged. Captured at Nashville, TN Dec. 15, 1864 and held prisoner till the end of the war. Held as POW at Camp Douglas, Chicago, Illinois, for each detention. National Archive Microfilm Box M374 Roll 39

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