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68th Kentucky Infantry (Enrolled Militia)      
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Washington Boggs - Unknown   

This man is not a relative however my G-G-G- Grandfather Henry Sloas was charged in their killing near Bruin.
Dec. 15, 1862:
After conducting a raid in Carter County and capturing several Confederates, Hiram Huff, James Ross, James Minten Ball, Washington Boggs and a shelton along several other men are overtaken by CSA Captain Marcum at Sink Roberts' farm on Cat Fork. Huff, Ball, Ross and Shelton are taken to the head of Wells Branch, by way of Dry Fork to Bruin, and shot to death. Their bodies are placed in a shallow mass grave and covered with flat rocks.
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Date Added:  12/31/2007
Company A
David G Prince - Sergeant   
Prince, David G., Reg. Cap. Guards, Co. L, Cpl.
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Date Added:  12/3/2007
Company A
William Prince - Corporal   
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Date Added:  12/3/2007
Company A
Wilson Prince - Private   
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Date Added:  12/3/2007
Company A
Thomas Salyers - Private   
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Date Added:  6/21/2014
Company B
Harvey Skaggs - Private   
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Date Added:  12/3/2007
Company B
James Skaggs - Private   
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Date Added:  12/3/2007
Company B
John Skaggs - Private   
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Date Added:  12/3/2007
Company B
Martin Skaggs - Private   
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Date Added:  12/3/2007
Company B
Miles Skaggs - Private   
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Date Added:  12/3/2007
Company B
Peter Skaggs - Private   
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Date Added:  12/3/2007
Company B
Randolph Skaggs - Private   
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Date Added:  12/6/2007
Company B
Daniel Wheeler - Private   
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Date Added:  12/9/2007
Company B
Henderson Wheeler - Private   
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Date Added:  12/9/2007
Company B
John Ramey Wheeler - 1st Sergeant   
My third great grandfather.The 68th Enrolled Militia was formed with its main purpose being,to support and assist Federal troops in the defense of Eastern Kentucky against Confederate forces operating in the region in 1864, such as John Hunt Morgan and Capt. Field's Company of Partisan Rangers.Sergeant - Company B, 68th KY Inf Reg; Wounded Jun 12, 1864 buried at Blaine,Kentucky.
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Date Added:  12/2/2007
Company C
George H Murray - Private   
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Date Added:  1/29/2013
Company C
Benjamin Terry - Private   
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Date Added:  12/3/2007
Company D
John Bellomy - Private   
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Date Added:  7/21/2016
Company D
Absalom Jordan - Private   
Enlisted May 21, 1864
Mustered out June 22, 1864 War ended.
Absalom Jordan born ca. 1834
He married first Julia Ann Coburn Jan. 6, 1859 in Carter Co., Ky.
Julia died around 1887.
His second wife & widow: Nancy Damron Fogelman Jordan filed for pension June 25, 1912 application number 989.165.
Absalom Jordan died in Chinnville, Greenup County, Ky on 14 Sept. 1901.
He was the son of (Absalom) Pleasant Jordan and Anna Burchett of Carter Co., Ky.

Absalom Jordan was the brother of John Jordan, who was with the 14th Ky. Vol. Infantry. John was in the secret service under Gen. James Garfield. His widow, Hannah Sullivan Jordan filed for John's pension. The pension record is found on the 14th Ky. Vol. Inf. web page.
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Date Added:  12/19/2008
Company D
Christopher Columbus Stith - 4th Sergeant   
Christopher C. Stith joined Co D, 68th Kentucky Infantry at age 18. He served as a Sergeant and served for the 3 months that this company existed to protect government property and assigned for duty in Lawrence County. In 1869 he moved to Wright County, MN and homesteaded a tract of 80 acres at Victor township. In 1912, he returned to his boyhood home in Kentucky and met Captain Joseph Halten, who was also his cousin. The Captain informed him that on account of the disbanding of the company that he (Mr. Stith) had no standing as a veteran. Congressman C.A. Lindberg interested himself in the matter and in 1912 Mr. Stith received his long-delayed discharge.
(VOL II 1915 Wright County, MN History)
Contact Name:  York Barrett
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Date Added:  6/15/2008
Company E
William Alexander Boling - Sergeant   
According to Ancestry.com his service record can be found on the official Film Number: M386 roll 3
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Date Added:  2/16/2012
Company F
Zachariah Prince - Private   
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Date Added:  12/3/2007
Company I
Isaac Ratcliff - Unknown   
He was my great-great-grandfather. Born 1824- died 1920 in Webbville, Lawrence, KY. Enlisted 21 May 1864, discharged 22 Jun 1864, age 23, dark eyes, hair & skin, 5'8'. Son of Elijah Ratcliff and Mary Burchett. Spouse of Deniza Souter.
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Date Added:  9/9/2009
Company K
Hezekiah Borders - 1st Sergeant   
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Date Added:  3/26/2008
Company K
Ryburn Chapman - Private   
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Date Added:  12/1/2018
Company Field & Staff
William Blankinship - Corporal   
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Date Added:  2/17/2013
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