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8th Mississippi Cavalry      
Company Unknown
james m.a. davis - Unknown   
foressts command
Contact Name:  henry fleck
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  12/6/2011
Company Unknown
Wyatt Nun Watson - Unknown   
In 1st battalion and 5th cavalry regiment also.
Contact Name:  Mary Rhoads
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  8/23/2008
Company C
Sterling L. Sanders - Private   
Sterling L. Sanders, originally enlisted in the 21 Mississippi Infantry on May 16, 1861, in New Albany, MS, at the age of 19. Occupation listed as 'Farmer'. Company Muster Roll dated Nov. and Dec., 1862 reports, 'Absent, Left in Maryland wounded.' Admitted to No. 5, U.S.A. Gen'l Hospital, Frederick, MD, Nov. 25 1862, for 'Gunshot through Bowels'. Appears on a Roll of Confederate Prisoners of War received at Fort McHenry, MD, February 14, 1863, Captured at South Mountain, Sept. 28, 1862. On March 2, 1863, After being paroled, Sterling was furloughed 40 days; sent home to Mississippi to recover from wounds, never to return to the 21 MS infantry. On August 17, 1863, Sterling enlisted in the 8th Mississippi Cavalry in Concord, MS. During Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest's defense of North Mississippi in 1864, Private Sterling Sanders was mortally wounded (Gunshot on left side) at the Battle of Harrisburg (Tupelo) MS on July 14, 1864. He was received at Lee Hospital in Lauderdale Co., MS, where he died from his wounds on August 2, 1864. Sterling was buried in the Mississippi Confederate Cemetary in Lauderdale Springs, MS. His military record contains an 'Inventory of Effects' from the Surgeon in charge that lists the personal property of Private Sterling Sanders: One hat, two spurs, one pair of boots, one pocket book, twenty dollars, Mississippi State Money. Private Sterling Sanders was my Gr-Gr Uncle.
Contact Name:  Kevin P. Bechtold
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Date Added:  7/20/2008
Company D
Tilman Newton Ross - Unknown   
Tilman Newton Ross transferred from the 31st Infantry Regiment, along with his brother William T. Ross, in late 1863, to the 8th Cavalry.
Contact Name:  Richard Ross
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Date Added:  4/20/2009
Company D
William T. Ross - Unknown   
William T. and his brother, Tilman Newton Ross joined the 31st Infantry Regiment on March 13, 1862 and after his brother recovered from severe wounds from the battle of Baton Rouge,La they were transferred to the 8th Cavalry, Co. D. This transfer was near the end of 1863 and both fought together throughout the Civil War.
William T. Ross was born 29 August 1833 in Spartanburg, SC and died 14 January 1914. He, his wife and two children are buried in the Old Double Springs Cemetery, near Mantee, MS in Webster County. He married Sarah Morgan in SC. Their children: Christopher Columbus, James LF Ross, Ophelia F. Ross, Dallas M. Ross, all born in Choctaw County, MS.
Contact Name:  Richard Ross
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Date Added:  4/20/2009
Company E
Andrew Jackson Foster - Chaplain   
Born: Feb 10, 1923 in Alabama;
Died: Jan 17, 1911 in Stephen County, Texas;
Buried: Veale Creek Cemetery, Stephens County, Texas;
Picture of Grave Marker at www.findagrave.com;
Occupation: Methodist Minister;

CSA Unit: Forrest Calvary
Contact Name:  Larry Morgan
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  4/24/2008
Company E
Jackson Pyron - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Stephen Woodard
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  8/3/2023
Company G
Andrew Jackson Aycock - Sergeant   
Father:James Jackson Aycock,B:6 Nov 1814,D:2 May 1887
Mother:Caroline Dillard Young,B:6 Feb 1826,D:27 Sept 1904
3rd Son:Andrew Jackson Aycock,B:6 Feb 1846,D: 1864-65
Contact Name:  Billy L. Aycock
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Date Added:  2/23/2010
Company G
George Corruth Aycock - Private   
Father:William M.Aycock,B:1809,D:3 Jul 1869
Mother:Emily John Quinn,B:6 Jun 1814
Son:George Corruth Aycock,B:21 Feb 1846,D:8 May 1923
Contact Name:  Billy L. Aycock
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  2/24/2010
Company G
Onesimus Pendleton Aycock - Private   
Father:James Jackson Aycock B:6 Nov 1814,D:2 MAY 1887
Mother:Caroline Dillard Young B:6 Feb 1826,D:27 Sept 1904
4th SON:Onesimus Pendleton Aycock B:6 Mar 1848,D:3 Mar 1887
Wife: Coreller(Cora)Elizabeth Goode B:31 Jan 1856,D:22 Feb 1916
Contact Name:  Billy L. Aycock
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Date Added:  2/23/2010
Company I
Thomas Sidney Bingham - Private   
(Born - 12 Feb 1847 in Mississippi)
(Died - 24 Mar 1933 in Texas)
(Father - Thomas Bingham)
(Mother - Rebecca Lewis)
Contact Name:  David Lewis
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  9/17/2006
Company K
William Emry Cox - Captain   
(Born - 10 September 1822 in South Carolina)
(Died - 2 June 1896 in Mississippi)
(Father - Charles Cox)
(Mother - Elizabeth Eddins)
(Married - Sarah Ann Margaret Righley)
Contact Name:  David Lewis
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  9/17/2006
Company K
Edward Henderson Easterwood - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jesse Floyd
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  4/9/2010
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