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25th Alabama Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: William Jefferson CatesRank: Private Company: I

William Jefferson Cates served in the 25th Alabama Infantry Company “I” during the War Between the States. He enlisted 14-Oct-1861 at Newoka, Alabama. Company I was organized at Oak Level then Calhoun, now Cleburne County and the 25th was organized into a Battalion by W. B. McClellan and mustered in the Confederate States Army by General McClellan at Newoka Campground, ten miles south of the City of Talladega. From Jun-1862 to Oct-1862 he was reported sick at Tyners station, Tennessee. 21-Feb-1863 he was paid $110.00 for service from 28-Feb to 31-Dec-1862. 10-Mar-1863 he left the hospital in Atlanta, Georgia and next appeared on a muster roll Sep & Oct-1863. From 10-Feb to 31-Mar-1864 he was noted on a Roll of non-commissioned officers and privates employed on extra duty at Sup. Ten., Army of Tennessee with the Nature of service: Teamster. He was also noted on a list of men who returned without arms or with captured arms, with the Withers Division, 1st Brigade as detailed to carry ammunition. *** Born: 19-Jun-1821 GA Died: 23-Mar-1891 AL *** William's Family: Spouse: Amanda 'Mandy' A Hamrick (Married 17-Nov-1842) Carroll Co., Georgia. Children: Mary Elizabeth Cates, Mary Cates, Robert 'Billy' W Cates, Amanda Elizabeth Cates, Balousoria 'Balsora' Cuma Cates, Sarah Frances Cates, Charlie Jackson 'Jefferson' Cates, Warren DeKalb Cates, William Lumas Cates, John Thomas Marion Cates, George W Cates *** William's Heritage: Parents: Charles Jefferson Cates, Sarah Jane Hamrick Siblings: Nicey Elizabeth Cates, Charles Columbus Cates, John M Cates, Robert Newton Cates, Warren Dekalb Cates, Louisa Cates, Amanda 'Mandy' Cates

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