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Company Unknown
John Hawkins Daniel - Private   
JJ Hawkins Daniel was my great grandfather. Records I have found to date show him as missing near Petersburg, or captured and sent to Point Lookout. He also served with his cousin, Zacharis Daniel who was Captain of Company H and was killed in action at Watkins House, March 25th 1965. If anyone has further information on either it would be appreciated.
Contact Name:  William Daniel
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Date Added:  6/19/2011
Company Unknown
George Washington Hughes - Private   
One of less than 10 of his company to surrender at Appomattox .
Contact Name:  Clark Rice
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Date Added:  7/3/2014
Company A
Edward Adair - Unknown   
Born Sep 6, 1827. member Slaughter's Co.A.
Buried in hammons Family Cem. Clay Co. Alabama.
Contact Name:  nick
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Date Added:  3/8/2009
Company A
Anthony Crumbley House - Private   
Joined Hilliard's Legions, AL, Co. C. 2nd Bn, May 1862, incorporated into Co. A. 59th AL INF, 1863.
Captured, Petersburg, VA. June 17, 1864. Paroled Elmira, NY, June 19, 1865. Buried, Smyrna Church Cemetery, Coosa Co. AL.
Contact Name:  Wayne Finley
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Date Added:  7/27/2004
Company A
William Luker Love - 3rd Sergeant   
He was wounded at Chickamauga
captured at Farmville, 4-6-1865
Contact Name:  John L Love
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Date Added:  5/4/2012
Company A
allen mason stewart - Private   
pvt. allen mason stewart was a soldier of A Company

Lived in Pickneyville, coosa county, buried in rock springs cemetery, clay county
Contact Name:  pamela joy stewart
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Date Added:  7/29/2015
Company A
Alfred Carnes Whitten - Private   
Enlisted June 1862 into 'CO A' Second Batt. Hilliard's Legion at Montgomery,Ala. The Legion was divided into the 59th & 60th Ala. Regiments & the 23rd Battalion at Charleston, SC on November 25th, 1863.
Alfred also did extra duty as a Teamster at Petersburg in late 1864.
Contact Name:  Mike Hanners
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Date Added:  8/11/2007
Company A
John Yates - Private   
Captured in the battle of Saylor's Creek and tranfered to New Port News prisoner of war camp. Signed the Oath of Allegiance after the war and released to go home.
Contact Name:  Jan Humphrey
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Date Added:  6/15/2006
Company B
John Wesley Waits - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Mike Waites
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Date Added:  12/1/2013
Company C
James A. Logan - 3rd Corporal   
Born: 18 Nov 1837 at Hanover, Coosa, AL (parents Alexander Logan & Martha Smith)
Enlisted 5 May 1862 at Rockford, Coosa, AL
Appointed 3rd Corporal on 1 Jan 1863
Gun shot wound to right knee, & sent to hospital, 16 May 1864
At Chimborazo Hospital No. 3, Richmond, VA, 30 Jun 1864
Furloughed from Chimborazo hospital to Coosa County, AL, 2 Sep 1864
Died: 25 Dec 1911, Buried at Andrews Chapel Cemetery, Hanover, Coosa, AL
Wife: Angeline (White) Logan, dau. of R.Major White & Elizabeth Ann Blankenship
Contact Name:  Catherine Fields
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Contact Homepage:  www.relativelyconnected.com
Date Added:  11/24/2009
Company C
Robert Y. Martin - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Linda Morris
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Date Added:  5/30/2011
Company C
Robert J. Powell - Private   
This was my great-great grandfather. According to my great uncle he was wounded in the war and lost a leg. The man who shot him returned after the war to visit him. He is buried in Coosa County, Alabama. I'm looking for pictures of this unit if there are any available.
Contact Name:  William L. Powell
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Date Added:  11/23/2011
Company C
Lewis Leethem Shaw - 1st Sergeant   
Lewis L Shaw * 1st Sgt Co C 59 Reg't Alabama Infantry, enlisted Mar 26 1862, at Rockford Alabama, by Capt Stubblefield, for 3 years, L L Shaw, Sgt Co C 59 Regt Ala, report of sick and wounded in General Hospital, Howard's Grove, Richmond, VA. Died Sept 13, 1864 and buried in Richmond Virginia. Sgt. Lewis L. Shaw, 59th AL, Company c, who died 9-13-1864 is at rest at Oakwood Confederate Cemetery - Richmond Virginia. He is in Section G, Row G, grave 095.
This is my gggg grandfather

Contact Name:  Tracy Bentley
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Date Added:  2/15/2011
Company E
William Jasper Peacock - Captain   
William was 23 in 1860 a book Keeper. He was from Barber Co. Ala. His date of enlistment is not clear. He was elected 2nd Lieut. on 14 Sept 1862 and to 1st Lieut. 30 April 1864. On a Company requisition for uniform items dated 31 Oct 1864 his rank is that of Captain. He survived several episodes of disease. He served in Gracie's Brigade, Johnson's Division - Anderson's Corps. He was engaged in numerous major battles from 25 June 1862 until the surrender at Appomattox. He was just married when he went to fight the invaders. He died in 1924 in Jacksonville, Cherokee Co. Texas.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  4/6/2019
Company E
Wyatt M Snow - Private   
It's on his grave site and in ancestry i found his name on the roll
Contact Name:  Marcus Snow
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Date Added:  8/23/2007
Company F
joseph vineyard castleberry - Corporal   
killed in action at chickamauga sept 1863 listed on confederate roll of honor
Contact Name:  charles j. smith
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Date Added:  10/18/2011
Company F
Joseph Ewyn Crowder - Private   
This was my g-g-grandfather.
Contact Name:  John Crowder
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Date Added:  2/23/2011
Company F
David F.L. Kerr - 2nd Lieutenant   
David F.L. Kerr was one of my GG grandfathers on my mothers side of the line. he was born jan.30, 1828. his age at enlistment is given as 34 years. he served as 2 Lt. of Co. A of the 2nd battalion of Hilliards Legion until it was disbanded and reorganized as the 59th and 60th alabama regiments. he then served as the 2nd Lt. of company F of the 59th regiment. He was reported killed in action at the battle of Drewry's Bluff on May 16th, 1864. he is buried somewhere in the Drewry's Bluff area, probably in one of the unmarked mass graves.
Contact Name:  wayne mccain
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Date Added:  6/23/2010
Company F
Levi Nathaniel Mulloy - Private   
Died as a prisoner of war at Point Lookout Maryland on August 8, 1864.
Contact Name:  Cindy
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Date Added:  4/1/2010
Company F
Hampton Smith - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Wade
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Date Added:  8/19/2007
Company H
william e summerlin - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  tony summerlin
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Contact Homepage:  tonyzeke1@aol.com
Date Added:  9/27/2009
Company I
John M. Arnold - Private   
Died 4 Jul 1863, Vicksburg, MS
Contact Name:  Mark Anderson
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Date Added:  11/17/2007
Company I
Lafayette Lee - Private   
Lafayette has 13 cards in his archival file. He was 29 years old when he enlisted at Greenville, Alabama. He was wounded and sent to the hospital. On 17 Nov. 1863 He is Furloughed for 60 days to Lounds County Ala., from the 2nd Division Hospital at Howard's Grove, Richmond Virginia. He is paroled on 24 May 1865 at Montgomery Ala. after swallowing the Yellow Dog. He is described as 5 foot 5 inches tall, Red hair, Grey eyes and fair complexion. He died 25 June 1898 at Helicon, Crenshaw county Alabama
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  10/12/2015
Company I
Richard Fuller Manly - Captain   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Richard Manly Adams
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Date Added:  3/26/2012
Company K
John Wesley Bird - Private   
My Great Great Grandfather served as color bearer at the age of 16 with the 59th Alabama Infantry Unit Co. K formed near or in Coosa County Alabama. At the battle of Gettysburg a bullet grazed his scalp. According to a great aunt who wrote about her father four colored troops were killed right beside him but never did the flag go down. He was taken prisoner aobut midway through the war and released at the wars end. After the war he left Alabama and resided in Camden, Arkansas where he married and had 10 children. Meek Tarpley Bird was one of his sons . (My gg grandfather) His daughter Mary Alice Bird married Jack Stewart Smith in Camden , Arkansas . Had My father Robert Bird Smith. As I am Jr. and I have two sons. Richard Bird Smith (6) and Jacob Bird Smith (7 months) I have many old pictures from Arkansas and including John Wesley Bird and all of his children and some grandchildren. I am looking for other direct decendents of John Wesley Bird. Please feel free to contact me at romi132@earthlink.net
Contact Name:  Robert Bird Smith Jr.
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Date Added:  11/16/2006
Company K
Thomas Holmes - Private   
The following information is from Alabama Department of Archives and History website (www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/results/cfm).

Information cards produced from information provided by soldiers to state of Alabama.

Card one states: Thomas Holmes Regiment unit: Hollis Battery Co. K
Enlisted: 1862/04/00 (sic)
Enlistment info: Alabama, Coosa County
Remarks: Continued until 1862/12.
Reenlisted as a private 1862/12 at Cumberland Gap in the 59th Alabama Regiment Infantry, Co. K and continued until 1865/04/06. Was captured and remained in prison until 1865/07/18. Paroled at New Port News, Virginia.
Address 1907-08 Stocks, Alabama.
Rank: private
Authority: Census Tax Assessor Fayette Co. 1907-08

Another card pertaining to pensions states:
Thomas Holmes 59th Alabama Regiment Co. K, Pension received. Yes.
Authority: Alabama Pension No. 2711 Fayette Co.
Enlistment date 1862/05/04
Enlistment info: Rockford, Alabama
Pensioner: Thomas Holmes
Witnesses: W. J. Akins and J. W. Akins
Contact Name:  Milly Storey Holmes
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Date Added:  10/29/2005
Company K
Francis Marion Kelly - Private   
Francis was 39 years old when he enlisted at Coosa, Alabama on 18 Jan 1864. He died 16 Jan 1864 near Danridge, Tenn. His brother in law wrote a letter to his wife detailing his death. It was a skirmish with the enemy and he was shot thru the bowles and died several hours later. He was the only casualty that day. He is the Father in Law of my 3 cousin 4 x removed.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  8/5/2018
Company K
W D Walden - Captain   
Killed at Battle of Chicamauga
Contact Name:  Bryan
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  1/21/2010
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