MilitaryHistoryOnline.com Home   Genealogy   Forums   Search   Contact
Civil War Genealogy
Genealogy Home
General Genealogy Board
Search Regiments
StateAncestors
 Alabama2659
 Arkansas953
 California30
 Colorado13
 Connecticut221
 CSA25
 Delaware66
 Florida401
 Georgia3423
 Illinois1974
 Indiana2273
 Iowa920
 Kansas159
 Kentucky1461
 Louisiana849
 Maine569
 Maryland168
 Massachusetts804
 Michigan586
 Minnesota266
 MIssissippi2334
 Missouri1140
 Nebraska16
 Nevada1
 New Hampshire103
 New Jersey466
 New York1309
 North Carolina3792
 Ohio1918
 Oregon9
 Pennsylvania1675
 Rhode Island58
 South Carolina1036
 Tennessee2592
 Texas1351
 United States140
 USCT5
 Vermont224
 Virginia3868
 West Virginia482
 Wisconsin838
Total41177
Genealogy Ads by Google



Civil War Genealogy Database
Unit Type
State

23rd Arkansas Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: Samuel CareyRank: Private Company: A

Samuel Carey was born in June 1836 in Tennessee. He enlisted in the Confederate Army at Harrisburg, Arkansas on Feb. 26, 1862. He served as a private soldier in Company A, 23rd Arkansas Infantry and was detailed as a pioneer and litter bearer. He was captured at Port Hudson, Louisiana, and paroled July 10, 1863. On returning home, Samuel joined Company H, Lyles' 23rd Arkansas Mounted Volunteers and served out the remainder of the war. He surrendered with his company at Wittsburg, Arkansas and was paroled May 25, 1865, described as 5ft. 9in., eyes black, hair dark, complexion dark, age 29. Both companies he served with were engaged in numerous battles and skirmishes in Arkansas and Missouri throughout the war. He died in Poinsett County, Arkansas in 1900 and is buried in old Boliver Cemetery north of Harrisburg, Arkansas. He has a Confederate gravestone. Samuel and James Carey were twins and served together.

Contact Info
Contact Name: Phillip R. Priest
Contact E-Mail: Click for E-mail
Homepage:
Please type in your password

Please type in your password in order to delete this ancestor:

   

If you have any problems, please contact Brian Williams at: militaryhistoryonline@hotmail.com
© 2016 MilitaryHistoryOnline.com, LLC Contact Brian Williams at: militaryhistoryonline@hotmail.com