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Ancestor Photos

Below are submitted Photos of Ancestors of our members listed in alphabetical order. If you would like your ancestor listed, send me a photo and short Biography.

Lieutenant Samuel Tebbs Forman

Samuel Tebbs Forman born 28 Dec 1834 Mason County Ky. 1st Lt Adjutant 4th Kentucky Mounted Infantry. Mortally wounded at the Battle of Shiloh. Ancestor of Compatriot Danny R Creason, Missouri Society.

Lieutenant W. B. Hundley

Lieutenant W. B. Hundley. At the time of the picture in 1861, he was a Lieutenant in Co. D, 5th Georgia Infantry. He ended the war as a Major in Co. D, was wounded three times but stayed the entire duration surrendering finally at Durham Station. Lt. Hundley is the Great Grandfather of Ben Willingham.

Captain John Keais Hoyt

Captain John Keais Hoyt (1840-1912) an NC native who was in Mobile, AL when Sumter fell. He enlisted in the Mobile Rifles which became K Company, Third Alabama. GGG uncle of William W. Moore.

John W. Mayo

John W. Mayo was a Private in the Junior Reserves, 67th North Carolina Infantry. He was from Beaufort County NC. He was born 1842 and died 1925 he was 17 years old in the Civil War. He also fought at Bentonville against the 53rd Ohio Infantry. Photo was taken in the 1910's. John W. Mayo was the Great Great Grandfather of J. D. Mayo.

First Lieutenant David Richard Reynolds

First Lieutenant David Richard Reynolds, enlisted as a Private in Company D, 9th Texas Infantry, Maxey's Brigade on October 5, 1861, shortly after the war broke out and exactly one week before his 23rd birthday. On the 10th of July 1862 that the Company D found themselves without a 2nd Lieutenant, and David Richard was promoted from Private to 2nd Lieutenant by the "vote" of the men in his unit. David Richard Reynolds along with what remained of the 9th Texas Infantry, surrendered with the rest of Ector's Brigade at Meridian, Mississippi on May 4, and was paroled on May 11, 1865, under the command of Major James McReynolds. There were just 8 officers and 79 men-a small fraction of the 1,018 men who had served with the 9th at one time or another. He was the GG Uncle of Larry "Joe" Reynolds.

Daniel Frederick and Frances Deborah Roseman

Captain Daniel Frederick Roseman was born on August 11, 1836 , son of Daniel and Anna Hoke Roseman, in Clines, Catawba County, North Carolina. He and his brother, Marion Isaiah Roseman, enlisted on October 31, 1861 and served in Company F of the 38th North Carolina Infantry. Wounded on June 26, 1862 at Mechanicsville, Virginia, he was transported to Richmond and then to Salisbury, North Carolina. Resigned his commission on March 23, 1863. Married to Frances Deborah Cline and they had six children. From 1886 to 1902, he was postmaster at the Roseman Post Office in Catawba County. He died on August 13, 1920 in Catawba County. Daniel Frederick is buried at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Conover, North Carolina. He is the great-great-grandfather of first cousins Darwin Roseman of the North Carolina Society and Gary Roseman of the Virginia Society.

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