Raising The Sultana

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  • Have you ever heard of Alabama Union Troops? Story of Private Jonathan Roach

    Most often when we think about soldiers in the Civil War we always assume that Union Soldiers were Northerners and Confederates were Southerners.  However, this story gives this assumption a twist.  Private Jonathan Roach was born on March 18, 1818 in Cherokee County, North Carolina, but he lived in Mobile, Alabama during the time the Civil War began.   There was men who...

    Read More | Sylvia Clemons | 04 July 2014 | Comment(s)

  • Corporal William Henry Peacock

    Wilham Henry Peacock was born in Tyler County, Virginia. May 28, 1845. His parents were Elijah and Mary ((Wright) Peacock. They came to Indiana in 1846, settling near the village of Luray in Prairie Township, Henry County. He spent his youth on a farm and remained with his parents until he was seventeen years old when he enlisted December 15, 1863, in Company G, 9th I...

    Read More | Sylvia Clemons | 04 June 2014 | Comment(s)

  • Private Andrew Jackson McCormick

    Andrew Jackson McCormack was born June 26, 1846, on the farm of his parents, Melon and Mary McCormack, near Cadiz, Henry County, Indiana. He had three brothers in the Civil War, for one of whom, John R. McCormack Post, No. 403. G. A. R., Cadiz, was named. In the biographical sketch of John Rowdy McCormack, attached to the history of that Post, published elsewhere in t...

    Read More | Sylvia Clemons | 04 June 2014 | Comment(s)