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Kathi Bobb commented on terrell garren's blog post Garren's Civil War research
"Thanks Terrell, I wasn't really doubting that he was there, just wondering why they were sent there, if they were split from there group. The record for Levi is listed as Lewis and out of the primary records that I saw, all listed him as Levi…"
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Kathi Bobb commented on Kathi Bobb's blog post Confederate Junior Reserves
"I neglected to mention that John D.'s father Dillard was killed during the Civil War."
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"Well, it seems that I owe you a donut as John D. Stewart is exactly who that is.  His middle name is Dillard, named after his father.  They did live in Buncombe Co NC.  John D.'s grandfather was Noah Stewart who is my gr gr gr gr…"
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terrell garren commented on Kathi Bobb's blog post Confederate Junior Reserves
"Kathi, You have an interesting case here. Can you find out more about the rest of his name? If so I think we can add a little more to the story.   Since we know his enrolling officer was David Millard (The man for whom David Millard High…"
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Confederate Junior Reserves

Hello Terrell,You asked for submissions from anyone from the Confederate Junior Reserves....I shook my Family Tree and this fell out: Confederate 1 Battalion Junior Reserve N.C.J. StewartPvt, Co A, Reserve Force, Junior Class, Age 17 yearsAppears on Company Muster-in Roll of the organization named above.  Roll Dated Asheville, June 11, 1864,Mustered in date June 11, 1864 Enrolled :When April 30, 186Where Asheville N.C.By Whom H D L MillardPeriod warWhen born Mch 1847Height 6 feet 1…See More
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Kathi Bobb commented on terrell garren's blog post Garren's Civil War research
"Terrell, What do you know about the Chimborazo Hospital where my ancestor Arch Stewart was treated for the gunshot wound to his hand?"
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Kathi Bobb commented on terrell garren's blog post Garren's Civil War research
" "last shots fired"... "It was not a Civil War incident but rather just a couple of former Confederates shooting at a couple of other folks in a post war dispute." "I think there may still be a…"
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Kathi Bobb commented on terrell garren's blog post Garren's Civil War research
"He was in a Kentucky unit.  I can't put my finger on his papers at the moment.  They had his name wrong..his real name was Noah Washington Stewart but I have seen him listed as George Washington or just plain Wash or Washington. …"
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Kathi Bobb commented on terrell garren's blog post Garren's Civil War research
"I see my last post was cut off.  Noah Washington Stewart enlisted on 7 Mar 1863 in Company B, 7th Battalion, North Carolina Cavalry (CSA). He was listed as a resident of Union Co, GA, though he enlisted in Clay Co, NC.  On 7 Mar 1863 he…"
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Kathi Bobb commented on terrell garren's blog post Garren's Civil War research
"My furthest back Stewart ancestor that we have found is John Stewart.  He was born somewhere between 1740 and 1760 from our best guess.  He had sons Noah and Jacob.    Noah and Nancy had sons, Dillard John, Jacob and Wash and…"
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Kathi Bobb commented on terrell garren's blog post Garren's Civil War research
"Terrell, Thank you for your diligence in following through and getting all the information.  As you demonstrate, it is important to get the entire story where possible as bits and pieces can misrepresent the whole.  Going back over 200…"
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Kathi Bobb commented on terrell garren's blog post Garren's Civil War research
"Levi Graham Company G 2(Walker's Tenn Infantry) Musician, discharged Musician Confederate Levi S. Graham Company E Walkers Battalion Thomas Legion NC Private, Confederate.  Thank you so much Terrell."
Feb 20, 2011
Kathi Bobb commented on terrell garren's blog post Garren's Civil War research
"My cousin just received a copy of what we believe to be our gr gr granfather's Civil War record stating that he was capture at Strawberry Plains TN June 20, 1863.  Then she found the article below.  It was on a website of information…"
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Confederate Junior Reserves

Hello Terrell,

You asked for submissions from anyone from the Confederate Junior Reserves....I shook my Family Tree and this fell out:

 



Confederate 1 Battalion Junior Reserve N.C.

J. Stewart

Pvt, Co A, Reserve Force, Junior Class, Age 17 years

Appears on Company Muster-in Roll of the organization named above.  Roll Dated Asheville, June 11, 1864,

Mustered in date June 11, 1864

 

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When April 30,…

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