Category Archives: Our Ancestors

Robert Marion Hunter: Civil War Drummer Boy

This post is dedicated to Robert Marion Hunter from Baltimore, MD. Robert was born about 1846 and died on 02 MAR 1899 after living his life in Baltimore.  Robert died late Thursday night at his home, on 624 Gold street, … Continue reading

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MYRON THADDEUS SMITH

MYRON THADDEUS SMITH, PRIVATE, COMPANY C, ELEVENTH REGIMENT OF MINNESOTA VOLUNTEERS Born:  March 14, 1830, Massena, St. Lawrence County, New York Died:  October 1, 1906, Fairbanks, Harris County, Texas The Eleventh Regiment of Minnesota Volunteers was formed under call of … Continue reading

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My Civil War Hero James M. Weart

My Civil War Hero James M. Weart Please allow me to introduce one of the Civil War ancestors on my father’s side of the family. James Manners Weart is my great uncle and the man upon whom I based my … Continue reading

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Austin R. Coppinger

This first post is dedicated to Austin R. Coppinger born 21 October 1846, and died 12 June 1913.  He lived his life in Marion County, Tennessee.  Austin died at Coppinger Cove and is buried in the Lasater Cemetery. Austin served … Continue reading

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G.A.R. Post 53 Sequatchie, Marion Co. ,TN

 G.A.R. Post 53 Sequatchie, Marion Co. ,TN

Cira; 1899

Front L-R #1 Major Thomas Hill #2 Austin Coppinger #8 James Raulston

Back L-R #1 Lot Warren #3 Will Harris (or A J Childer) #4 John Curlin #5 Dallas Dixon

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