Raising The Sultana

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  • Josephus Test: A Sultana Death

    Josephus Israel Test was born in 1822 to Benjamin Franklin Test and Abigail Cornwell in New Hope, Brown County, Ohio.  Census in 1840 lists him as living in Tate Township, Clermont County, Ohio.  Test married Sarah Landon on November 14, 1858 in Ohio.  They had four children:  George was born around 1860, Maxie M, Eva E, and Rebecca J who was born around 1863.  Test...

    Read More | Sylvia Clemons | 25 April 2015 | Comment(s)

  • Pvt. William Carter Warner's Story

    William Carter Warner was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on May 6, 1848 to the parents of Henderson Warner and Rosannah Carter.  William enlisted in the 9th Indiana Cavalry at an early age of 15 on October 24, 1863.  He served in Company B until September 25, 1864 when he was captured by the Confederate army at Sulphur Branch Trestle in Alabama along with 799 others.  The Union side...

    Read More | Sylvia Clemons | 20 February 2015 | Comment(s)

  • Story of Private Isaac Noah "Ike" Davenport

    Isaac Noah Davenport wrote a fifteen page account of his ordeal during the Civil War and passed along his experience to his relatives.  His nephew Gordon H. Turner also wrote a book called The History of Scotts Hill, Tennessee and featured his uncle’s story found on page 194.  Davenport is one of the men who survived his experience of not only the Civil War or the horrible conditions the...

    Read More | Sylvia Clemons | 13 August 2014 | Comment(s)