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Home Guard, Alabama State Troops      
Company Unknown
William Walker Cameron - Private   
William Walker Cameron lived 15 miles north of Gunther's Landing in Marshall County Alabama. He joined when he was about 15 or 16. Later the 42nd was consolidated into the 55th Alabama. In the fall of 1863 he was captured and carried to Nashville by the Union Cavalry. He joined the 12th Tennessee Cavalry USA with the understanding that he would only guard wagons and later be sent to fight indians. He saw some action at Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville. He was injured Dec. 16th outside Nashville. He served in Leavenworth, Kansas from April to May 1865. He moved to Leighton, AL and married. He is buried in Old Bethel Cemetery. His descendents are strong Confederates to this day at LaGrange on Lawrence Mountain.
Contact Name:  David Reed
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Date Added:  9/24/2005
Company Unknown
William Larkin Chittom - Unknown   
William Larkin Chittom was captured at the battle of Corinth
Contact Name:  Richard Brasher
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Date Added:  4/27/2013
Company Unknown
Alexander Gilbert - Private   
Alexander Gilbert was born abt 1830 in Georgia, later moving to Sanford Co. AL. He enlisted 10 May, 1862 in Marion Co. AL. He is found in a mustard roll 16 May 1862 in Columbus MS. Alexander was wounded during fighting in and around Corinth MS. He died in City Hospital, Vickburg, Warren Co. MS on 23 October 1862. He is buried in City Cemetery (Cedar Hill Cem.) Vicksburg, Warren Co. MS. Alexander's widow, Nancy Margaret filed for a widow's pension. At the time of his death, Alexander was the father/stepfather of seven children. Records also report Alexander served in Company F.
Contact Name:  Judy Clonts
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Date Added:  11/3/2012
Company A
James Thames - Unknown   
Enlisted April 9, 1862 at Claiborne, Monroe County, AL.
Contact Name:  Deb Baldock
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Date Added:  1/21/2005
Company A
Charles Earle Bussey - Unknown   
my great-great grandfather was the commander of Company I (Alabama Grays) and was wounded at Chickamauga and again near Lovejoy Station. He previously served in Company D, 2nd Alabama and Company A, 42nd Alabama. His younger brother Robert served the Shorter Guards (90 Day Volunteers) and Company D, 3rd Alabama Cavalry. Charles is buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Oakton, Kentucky.
Contact Name:  Tony Bussey
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Date Added:  4/29/2008
Company A
Joshua W. Roberts - Private   
Born 16 Dec 1820 in Hardin Co, TN. Married about 1852 in Marion Co., AL to Martha Ann Simms. Died 2 June 1897 in Marion Co., AL.

Sources:
1850 Census - Marion Co., AL (Family 59...see also families 58 & 55)
1860 Census - Marion Co., AL (Pg. 7, Family No. 48)
1870 Census - Marion Co., AL (East. Dist. Pg. 31, Family No. 213)
Book: 'Tombstones of Marion Co., AL'
Death Certificate of Isabella Roberts Caddell in Clay Co., TX.

Tombstones in the Old Roberts Cemetery. This is located on a hill behind a farmhouse and is completely grown over. It is very difficult to get to and is easily missed.

There are four marked graves and 17 field stones. These are the children and grandchildren of Joshua Roberts. They include three sets of twins.

This cemetery is behind the Old Roberts house site and approximately 100' from an old road originally the road from Winfield to Jasper. Information on this was supplied by Mr. A.C. Carter.

Location of Old Roberts Cem.: Travel East from Winfield on U.S. 78. Turn South (Right) on Hwy 129 going 1.4 miles to Glen Allen. Continue 1.6 miles on Hwy 233. The Cemetery is located south of the highway on top of hill behind R.J. Carter's house.

He was in Co. A, 42nd Alabama Infantry. They fought in the following campaigns and battles.
Battle of Corinth - October 3-4, 1862
Yazoo Pass Expedition - February 3-April 10, 1863
Vicksburg Campaign - May-July 1863
Port Gibson, Mississippi - May 1, 1863
Champion Hill - May 16, 1863
Vicksburg Siege - May-July 1863
Chattanooga Siege - September-November 1863
Chattanooga - November 23-25, 1863
Atlanta Campaign -May-September 1864
Rocky Face Ridge - May 5-11,1864
Resaca - May 14-15, 1864
New Hope Church - May 25-June 4, 1864
Atlanta - July 22, 1864
Ezra Church, Georgia - July 28, 1864
Atlanta Siege - July-September 1864
Bentonville - Carolinas Campaign - February-April 1865
Contact Name:  Ky W. White
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Date Added:  5/31/2011
Company B
Russell Flannagan - Private   
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Contact Name:  Sharon Hiddleson
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Date Added:  3/9/2007
Company D
John Emmet Wilson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Emmet Wilson
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Date Added:  3/25/2014
Company E
John Virgil Carter - Sergeant   
John was 20 years old when he enlisted 3 Mar 1862 at Andalusa,Covington Co. Ala. for 3 years or the war i n Capt. Brady's Co Ala. Vols. it is 73 miles to rendezvous. He is captured and paroled at Vicksburg 4 July 1863. Captured again at end of the war at Macon, Ga. in April 1865. He is sick and is in the Ocmelgee, Hospital at Macon. Documentation in 2nd quarter of 1864 lists his rank as Sergeant. He fought at Corinth, Vicksburg, Lookout & Mission Ridge, Tenn. Resaca, Ga., New Hope, and finally at Bentonville, NC. He died 4 Jan 1890 in Proctor, Comanche Co. Texas. We are related by a very distant marriage.
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  9/19/2019
Company E
Elias Green Mancill - Private   
Private Elias 'Green' Mancill was wounded at the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Paroled at Demopolis, AL and honorably discharged in 1864 (due to his wound). Green was born in Covington County, AL in 1836 and died 1901. Pension Application filed by Nancy Jane Mancil, widow. Nancy died in 1937. Source: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=60192349
Note: Some records have his name as Elisha, E.G. and Elias Green. He was known by his middle name Green.
Contact Name:  Ron Mancil
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Date Added:  8/7/2011
Company E
John J. Richards - 1st Corporal   
Looking for any information on John J. This is as far back as we can go in genealogy. We don't have much information for that era.
Contact Name:  Janette Richards Russell
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Date Added:  10/12/2013
Company E
H. Littleton Sandlin - Private   
H. Littleton Sandlin was born abt 1829 in South Carolina, later settling in Marion Co. AL. He enlisted in May 1862 in Marion Co. AL. He was wounded/captured during the Battle of Corinth Mississippi, 3-5 Oct, 1862 and died in City Hospital, Vicksburg, Warren Co. MS on Nov 20, 1862. Records indicate that he was held for a time as a prisoner of war. He is buried in City Cemetery (Cedar Hill Cem.), grave #346 in Vicksburg, Warren Co. MS. At the time of his death Littleton was the father of at least eight children. His widow, Sarah Childers Sandlin applied for a widow's pension in May 1897. His headstone indicates he served in Co. E. All the documents in my possession show he was a member of Co. F.
Contact Name:  Judy Clonts
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Date Added:  11/3/2012
Company F
Payton G Brewer - Private   
Payton G. Brewer was my Great Great Grandfather
He is buried in Edom, Texas.
Contact Name:  Robert Charles Brewer
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Date Added:  2/14/2017
Company F
Peyton G. Brewer - Private   
Pvt. Peyton G. Brewer was born Feb. 23, 1831 in Fayette County, Ala. Married Keziah A. Tapley Nov. 6, 1851 in Columbus, Miss. Died May 2, 1910 in Edom, Texas. He enlisted in the 42nd Alabama Infantry Regiment May 10, 1862 in Marion County, Ala. and served at the Battle of Vicksburg. Received a Confederate Pension from the State of Texas in 1899 (Application No. 4158).
Contact Name:  Jerry Brewer
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Date Added:  11/10/2009
Company F
Alexander Gilbert - Private   
Alexander Gilbert was born abt 1830 in Georgia, later moving to Sanford Co. AL. He enlisted 10 May, 1862 in Marion Co. AL. He is found in a muster roll 16 May 1862 in Columbus MS. Alexander was wounded during fighting in and around Corinth MS. He died in City Hospital, Vickburg, Warren Co. MS on 23 October 1862. He is buried in City Cemetery (Cedar Hill Cem.) Vicksburg, Warren Co. MS. Alexander's widow, Nancy Margaret filed for a widow's pension. At the time of his death, Alexander was the father/stepfather of seven children. Records also report Alexander served in Company A.
Contact Name:  Judy Clonts
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Date Added:  10/29/2012
Company F
Littleton Sandlin - Private   
H. Littleton Sandlin was born abt 1829 in South Carolina, later settling in Marion Co. AL. He enlisted in May 1862 in Marion Co. AL. He was wounded/captured during the Battle of Corinth Mississippi, 3-5 Oct, 1862 and died in City Hospital, Vicksburg, Warren Co. MS on Nov 20, 1862. Records indicate that he was held for a time as a prisoner of war. He is buried in City Cemetery (Cedar Hill Cem.), grave #346 in Vicksburg, Warren Co. MS. At the time of his death Littleton was the father of at least eight children. His widow, Sarah Childers Sandlin applied for a widow's pension in May 1897. His headstone indicates he served in Co. E.
Contact Name:  Judy Clonts
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Date Added:  11/3/2012
Company F
David S Stanford - Private   
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Contact Name:  Larry Shaffield
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Date Added:  7/3/2007
Company G
William L Chandler - Private   
William L. Chandler first entered the Confederate Army as a private on May 2, 1861 at New Orleans, Louisiana in the Caldwell Guards, 3rd Louisiana Regiment. he served until July 4, 1861 and was discharged at Fort Smith, Arkansas. He reenlisted as a Private on May, 1862 at Talladega, Alabama and served until the close of the war. He was paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina in May, 1865. He was a teamster and drove an Ambulance Wagon. He was also shown to have been in company Y of the 42nd Alabama.
Contact Name:  Jon Paul Chandler
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Date Added:  8/18/2009
Company G
Daniel R. Coleman - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Vickie Coleman
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Date Added:  10/25/2010
Company G
Wyatt Singleton - Private   
I believe Wyatt was in the 42nd AL Infantry Regiment, from North Alabama. I am trying to determine if his father was Abner Singleton.
Contact Name:  Barbara Kummel
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Date Added:  7/21/2010
Company H
John S. Seymer - Private   
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Contact Name:  Catherine Boothe
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Date Added:  2/10/2006
Company I
John Wesley Tagert - Private   
John was 25 years old when he joined Co I 42nd Ala Infantry Regiment when it was formed 12 May 1862 at Columbus Miss. He fought at Corinth on the 3,4, & 5th Oct. in Moore's Brigade, Maurey's Division. From late Oct. 1862 until mid May 1863 he is involved in hot skirmishes along the Miss. Central RR. from Bolivia. Tenn to Coffeeville, Miss. during [ Grants Central Miss Campaign]. Fought at 40 Hills skirmish and Hankinson's Ferry Miss. He was wounded by minnie ball to left ankle. He found the lead in his shoe. Disabled he was reassigned to the CSA Navy at Mobile Ala until the end of the war. He was my 6th cousin 3 x removed.. PS: That wound hounded him the remainder of his days. He finally had the leg amputated to get relief.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  1/6/2019
Company K
Thomas W Carpenter - Private   
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Contact Name:  David H. Pope
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Date Added:  12/31/2010
Company K
Elijah Thomas Gable - Private   
Private, Company K, 42nd Alabama Infantry, Confederate Army. Served at battles of Corinth, Vicksburg, Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge; captured at battle of Resaca [GA], 1864, and died as a Union prisoner of war.
Contact Name:  Greg
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Date Added:  5/14/2008
Company K
John Boley Lewis - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jason Lewis
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Date Added:  7/17/2007
Company K
Richard Atkins McDonald - Unknown   
R.A. McDonald (my GG Grandfather) was in company K in Alabama's 42nd infantry and died from wounds recieved in the battle of Vicksburg in june/july 23rd 1863. He is buried at Vicksburg Cemetary! I'm looking for a photo of his unit? or a photo of him and/or his company?
Contact Name:  Bobby Garrett
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Date Added:  10/4/2008
Company K
William J Northington - Private   
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Contact Name:  Larry Shaffield
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Date Added:  6/6/2007
Company K
Stephen Peak - Private   
Stephen Peak was my gr gr grandfather.
Contact Name:  Rhonda
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Date Added:  4/9/2010
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