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3rd Kentucky Infantry      
Company A
Alexander Wilson - Private   
Alexander Wilson was married to Elizabeth Dawson who died in 1857 in Trigg Co., KY in childbirth with twins, one of which survived (my g-grandmother). He enlisted in service from Graves Co., KY. He was injured at Ft. Donelson. He moved to Henry Co., TN but I don't know why. He remarried to Mary Ann Green there then she died, too, cause unknown. He reenlisted in the CSA, again in the 3rd KY Infantry from Graves Co., KY but this time in Company E. He was injured at Harrisburg. After he got back to Henry Co., TN, he married again to Mary Ann Caldwell who had lost her first husband and 3 brothers in the CSA. Alex and Mary Ann had 9 children before he died in 1900 in Henry Co., TN. Buried Oak Hill Union Cemetery.
Contact Name:  J. C. Mortenson
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Date Added:  9/23/2015
Company B
David Licurgis Davis - Private   
I have compiled a history of DL Davis' service from Confederate military records and from Kentucky Pension records that I am happy to share, if it is of interest to others.
Contact Name:  David Boyd
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Date Added:  5/6/2009
Company B
Mack Allen McGary - Private   
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Contact Name:  Edgar Hayden
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Date Added:  1/18/2006
Company B
William Thomas Reasons - Private   
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Contact Name:  Edgar Hayden
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Date Added:  1/18/2006
Company C
William Hollowell - Private   
A cousin, Pvt. William Hollowell was from Caldwell Co, KY. Was discharged, date unknown.
Contact Name:  Sam Comyns
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Contact Homepage:  www.scv.org
Date Added:  8/19/2010
Company C
John M. Howard - Sergeant   
A cousin, John M. Howard enlisted in the 3rd KY. Infantry at Camp Boone, Tenn. in July, 1861. Was promoted to sergeant.
From Caldwell Co, KY. Was captured or deserted while on leave at home in April, 1864.
Contact Name:  Sam Comyns
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Contact Homepage:  www.scv.org
Date Added:  8/19/2010
Company C
William Barnett Howard - Private   
My gggg uncle, of Caldwell Co.,Ky. Brother in law to my ggg grandfather also in Co C, R.C. Purdy. Died in 1863 at Grenada, Miss. of likely illess.
Contact Name:  Sam Comyn
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Date Added:  9/29/2006
Company C
James Madison Pearce - Captain   
Captain James 'Jim' Madison Pearce commanded Co. C of the 3rd KY. Infantry until his death in battle at Shiloh on April 6, 1862.
A native of Caldwell Co, KY. he commanded the Caldwell Co. 'Beauregards' company of the Kentucky State Guard militia that became Co. C of the 3rd KY. Infantry C.S.A. at Camp Boone, Tenn.
The Caldwell Co. camp of the United Confederate Veterans was named Jim Pearce Camp No. 527 in his honor after the war.
Today, Jim Pearce Camp No. 2527 Sons of Confederate Veterans in Princeton, KY. is also named in his honor.
Contact Name:  Sam Comyns
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Contact Homepage:  www.scv.org
Date Added:  8/11/2010
Company C
E.O. Prince - Private   
3rd Infantry Regiment was organized during July 1861, at Camp Boone, Tennessee. Many of the men had previous service in the Kentucky State Guard
Contact Name:  D.Blevins
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Date Added:  12/29/2007
Company C
J.H. Prince - Corporal   
3rd Infantry Regiment was organized during July 1861, at Camp Boone, Tennessee. Many of the men had previous service in the Kentucky State Guard
Contact Name:  D.Blevins
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Date Added:  12/29/2007
Company C
J.W. Prince - Private   
3rd Infantry Regiment was organized during July 1861, at Camp Boone, Tennessee. Many of the men had previous service in the Kentucky State Guard
Contact Name:  D.Blevins
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Date Added:  12/29/2007
Company C
Robert Cobb Purdy - Musician   
R.C. Purdy (1838-1917) was my 3rd great-grandfather, from Caldwell Co, KY. Enlisted in 3rd KY. as a regimental drummer from formation at Camp Boone, Tenn. in July 1861 until captured by occupying federal troops in April 1864 while on leave at home from Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest's cavalry.
A carpenter by trade, he was detailed to the Confederate Army Corps of Sappers and Miners while stationed at Bowling Green,KY. 1861-62.
Died 1917. Buried at Otter Pond Cemetery in Caldwell Co.
Contact Name:  Sam Comyn
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Contact Homepage:  www.scv.org
Date Added:  9/29/2006
Company C
Drury Frank Rogers - Private   
Pvt. Drury Frank Rogers enlisted in 3rd KY. at Vicksburg, Miss. after discharge from prior service in Co. B, 1st KY. Cavalry, C.S.A.
Served with 3rd KY. until captured at Elizabethtown, KY. in Dec. 1864. A POW until released in June, 1865.
From Trigg Co, KY.
Buried at Trigg Furnace Cemetery in Trigg Co, KY.
Contact Name:  Sam Comyns
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Contact Homepage:  www.scv.com
Date Added:  8/19/2010
Company D
John James Duke - Private   
John James was the son of Dr. Thomas Alexander Duke and Sallie Wilson. Although several family trees have him listed as dying in 1862, I have records that show he was on sick leave in 1863 and mustered out on oath in 1865. I have not located his grave.
Contact Name:  Rita Fischer
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Date Added:  10/14/2007
Company D
Thomas Prince - Private   
3rd Infantry Regiment was organized during July 1861, at Camp Boone, Tennessee. Many of the men had previous service in the Kentucky State Guard
Contact Name:  D.Blevins
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Date Added:  12/29/2007
Company D
Daniel Webster Ransdell - Private   
He received his traimning at Camp Boone, near Clarksville, Tennessee. He was captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee while serving with his cousin, General Simon Boliver Buckner, who surrender the fort to General U.S. Grant.
Contact Name:  Carole O'Dell
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Date Added:  11/17/2012
Company D
Milton Settle - Private   
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Contact Name:  Mark Anderson
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Date Added:  12/31/2009
Company E
francis marion cannon - 1st Sergeant   
joined camp boone tn.1861 captured @ Harrisburg,Ms 1864.kept POW @ Camp Douglas.Paroled @ Camp CHase 1865. Died near Fulton,KY 1900.
Contact Name:  steve cannon
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Date Added:  3/1/2005
Company E
Ervin Andrew Cargill - Private   
also had two brothers in co E along with an uncle in the 3rd.
Contact Name:  Joseph Andrew Cargill
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Date Added:  7/26/2012
Company E
James Travis Doublin - Private   
Co 'E' 3 KY INF CSA
Contact Name:  Gay Mathis
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Date Added:  5/9/2007
Company E
George W Thomas - 1st Lieutenant   
George W. Thomas was an elder brother of my GGGrandmother Nancy Ann Thomas Clark. He was captured at Harrisburg , MS July 1864 & died near Fulton, KY in the 1880's.
Contact Name:  Alan Clark Gulick
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Date Added:  9/24/2010
Company F
William B Middleton - 4th Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Richard A. Middleton
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Date Added:  8/3/2012
Company G
Elwood C Goheen - Private   
Fought entire war with Co. G. After the surrender, went to Mexico (with Sterling Price? unk)
Contact Name:  Dr. T. Y. Hiter
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Date Added:  1/20/2006
Company G
Newton W Goheen - 1st Sergeant   
Discharged medically in late 1863. Died in December of '63 (of wounds? unk)
Contact Name:  Dr. T. Y. Hiter
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Date Added:  1/20/2006
Company H
S. Bird Parker - Corporal   
From Calloway Co., Ky., born 1841-ca 1895, married Artha Rowland, 1868, dau. of
Ruben Rowland. A bronze veterans gravemarker was placed in the Outland Cemetery
Calloway County in his memory (from the V.A.) Enlisted with unit Jully 1861, Camp Boone, near Clarksville, Tn. Information provided by great great
grandson Stephen Lynn King.
Contact Name:  Stephen Lynn King
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Date Added:  7/13/2013
Company H
Gaines Francis Robertson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Keon Robertson
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Date Added:  9/2/2015
Company H
James P. Vance - Private   
Pvt. Vance was from Calloway County in Western Kentucky. Enlisted at Camp Boone, TN. He was wounded at Shiloh, taken prisoner, and died in a Paducah, KY hospital a week later. He is buried in Haynes Cemetery in Calloway County overlooking Kentucky Lake. He has a Confederate marker on his grave.
Contact Name:  Billy Williams
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Date Added:  9/30/2014
Company I
Benjamin Franklin Howard - Private   
A cousin, Pvt. Benjamin F. 'Buck' Howard served in Co. I, 3rd KY. Infantry. Died in July, 1862 in Miss. From Christian Co, KY.
Contact Name:  Sam Comyns
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Contact Homepage:  www.scv.org
Date Added:  8/10/2010
Company M
berry mccracken ellis - Private   
served in the third Ky,Inf. in simon b. buckners reserve corp at shiloh Tn. killed during fightin at the peach orched..... GOD SAVE THE SOUTH!!!!!!
Contact Name:  michael river elliott
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Date Added:  11/14/2008
Company M
George Elder Hayden - Private   
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Contact Name:  Edgar Hayden
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Date Added:  1/18/2006
Company M
Thomas Ambrose Hayden - Private   
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Contact Name:  Edgar Hayden
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Date Added:  1/18/2006
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