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Last update 25 Jan 2011

Bradley, Thomas
Private
Company I

Enlisted in Co F of 42nd AL CSA; Paroled in the field at Vicksburg MS as a Private of Co F of the 42nd AL CSA; Paroled as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co I at Greensboro NC


Bradley, W J
Private
Company I

WIA before 4 July 1864 and received Disability Certificate from R&D Hospital at Atlanta GA that date "Granted furlough for twenty days on account of V.S. (abbreviation for Vulnus Sclopet, a gunshot wound). To go to West Point, Troop County, Georgia, transportation asked to West Point, Georgia. (signed) J.V. Childers, Surgeon); POSSIBLY SAME MAN AS "WILLIAM BRADY" ALSO OF COMPANY I



Bradley, William Edmund
2nd Lieutenant-1st Lieutenant
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 23
Enlisted 12 March 1862 at Auburn AL in Co A of 37th AL CSA by J.F. Dowdell; Paid 15 Oct 1862 $127.88 for 12 March - 30 Apr 1862; Listed as Second Lieutenant on Muster Roll of Co A dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Paid 22 Oct 1862 $240.00 for 1 May - 31 July 1862; Paid 21 July 1863 $80.00 for 1 May - 30 May 1863; Signed his parole in the field at Vicksburg MS 9 July 1863 as 2nd Lieutenant of Co A of the 37th AL Infantry CSA; Paid 11 Nov 1863 for month of Oct 1862 $80; WIA seriously at Atlanta (left leg shot off requiring amputation below the knee) on 22 July 1864 and carried from the field by Benjamin Albert Forester (Co. A); Present at Dog River Factory (munitions plant) at Mobile AL after discharge from hospital; from Abbeville AL; Mentioned by Samuel Singletary in his description of the organization of Company A published in 17 Apr 1902 edition of THE WEEKLY ENTERPRISE (Enterprise, Chambers Co, AL):
"... Early in the second week of March 1862, Moses B Green, W E Bradley, Robert L Phipps, J V Perryman and Dr James M Saunders began to enlist men for the company. Green and Bradley worked in Abbeville and west into Dale county getting the larger part of men in that locality... After supper it was announced that we would go into the elections of company officers and M B Green and W E Bradley were put in nomination for Captain. {illegible word/torn section} Bradley declined because Green had been most instrumental in raising the company and he was elected without opposition. Bradley and R L Phipps were candidates for first Lieutenant. Phipps beat Bradley a few votes and was declared elected. Bradley then declared himself for second Lieutenant and was elected..."
Application for Artificial Limb (No. 13) filed 26 March 1867 (See Auditor’s Files 1867); Application "For the relief of maimed Soldiers" - No. 138 filed 30 Jan 1879 - application made from Henry County AL; Post-war elected Clerk of the Circuit Courts, and later served as Postmaster of Henry County AL; Married to Lucy Sholar (1841-1919); Bradley buried in Abbeville City Cemetery, Abbeville, Henry County AL, marker information "William E. Bradley Lieut. Co. A. 37th Alabama CSA - Dec 19 1838 - Nov 23 1896"


Bradshaw, J J
Corporal-4th Sergeant
Company F

Age at Enlistment: 19
Enlisted 12 March 1862 at China Grove, Pike County AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co F dated 20 April 1862 as 4th Sergeant; Appears on Muster Roll of Co F dated 26 may 1862 at Auburn AL as 4th Sergeant



Bradshaw, Thomas John
1st Corporal
Company C

Age at Enlistment: 24
Enlisted 21 March 1862 at Leon AL (also Greenville) for period of three years; Appears on Muster Roll of Company C dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn as 1st Corporal; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863 as "Thomas J."; Paid 5 Oct 1863 for 1 May - 31 Aug 1863 $52.00; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL; Paroled at Greensboro NC as part of Consolidated 37th AL CSA Company C on 1 May 1865 as "John T"; Discharged May 1865; Confederate Pension No. 10511 at Coffee County Alabama witnessed by A. J. (read S.J.) Bedgood and Zebulon Terry (both Co C); Born 7 Jan 1838 according to Census, Tax Collector, Coffee County AL 1907-08 that further states "Continued until 1865/04/29, paroled at Goddsburg (read Goldsboro), North Carolina"; Living in 1907 at Clintonville, Alabama R.F.D. #1


Brady, William
Private
Company I

Enlisted 30 May 1864 (Conscripted: Joined Company in May 1864); Appears on Record Roll dated 28 June 1866 by Thomas J. Griffin, former Captain of Company I with notations "Married, Mechanic (occupation) Residence: Dudleyville (AL)"; Listed among Privates in Muster Roll of Company I published by Carlisle in 1902; (POSSIBLY SAME MAN AS "BRADLEY, W J" ALSO OF CO I - not included on same list); Appears on Muster Roll of "Company ’I’ 37th Regiment, Alabama Volunteers at LaFayette, Chambers County, Alabama, March 6, 1862" published in 31 July 1901 issue of LaFayette Sun (LaFayette, Chambers Co AL) with Privates as "Brady, Wm."


Branan, G F
Private
Company C

PROBABLY SAME MAN AS "G.F. BRYAN" ALSO COMPANY C AS NO OTHER RECORD FOR THIS NAME FOUND


Branch, Henry
Private
Company B

Age at Enlistment: 22
Enlisted 15 March 1862 at Daviston AL in L.P. Hamner’s Company of Volunteers (later Co B); Appears on Muster Roll of Co B dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL


Branch, James C (E)
Private
Company B

Age at Enlistment: 18
Enlisted 15 March 1862 at Daviston AL in L.P. Hamner’s Company of Volunteers (later Company B); Appears on Muster Roll of Company B dated 13 My 1862 at Auburn AL


Branch, William
Private
Company B

Appears on Roll of "The 37th Alabama Infantry Company B of Tallapoosa County" in Tallapoosa Co Archives



Brand, John M
Private
Company B

Age at Enlistment: 28
Enlisted 22 April 1862 at Camp Johnson in L.P. Hamner’s Company of Volunteers (later Company B); Appears on Muster Roll of Company B dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Signed his parole with X at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; POW taken on skirmish line 14 June 1864 at Marietta GA (Kennesaw Mountain) and sent to Nashville TN, Louisville KY and on to Rock Island Prison IL; Joined U.S. Army on 31 Oct 1864 to get out of prison



Brandon, J W
Private
Company G

Enlisted (Conscripted?) 14 May 1864 (also 12 May) at Gainesville; Paroled as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co G


Brannon, Jasper
Rank Unknown
Company E

Buried in Center Church Cem. at Henry Co AL; Also served in 33rd Alabama Infantry Co B and 59th Alabama Infantry Co E; 12 Sep 1844-25 Oct 1934


Brazil, Valuntine (Voluntine/Valentine/Volentine)
Private
Company E

Age at Enlistment: 24
Enlisted 29 March 62 (also 27 March) at Woodville AL by A.C. Gordon; Appears on Muster Roll of Co E dated 2 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Born in Stewart Co GA



Brewer, Frank M
Private
Company D

Age at Enlistment: 27
Enlisted 7 (also 9) April 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co D dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Teamster for Feb 1862 for $7.00 extra duty pay; Teamster for 6 Sep - Dec 1862 at 25 cents per day extra duty pay for $7.50 per month; Teamster June 1863 for $7.50; Signed his parole with X at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; Signed for Pay on 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL; Confederate Pension No. 25535 - Chambers Co AL for his (unnamed) widow witnessed by J.T. Prichett and T.F. Williamson



Brewer, George W
Sergeant
Company A

Enlisted 22 March 1862 in Capt. Moses Green’s Company of Volunteers (later Co. A) at Auburn, AL by J.F. Dowdell  for 3 years or the war; Signed his parole in the field at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863 as Sergeant of Co A; Paid $151.53 on 28 Feb 1864 for service from 1 Nov-31 Dec 1863; Name appears on clothing receipt rolls dated Feb 1864 and another dated March 1864 and a third dated 24-25 June 1864; Appears on a Roll of Prisoners surrendered at Greensboro NC 28 Apr 1865 paroled there on 1 May 1865


Brewer, J E
Private
Company E

Paroled at Talladega AL 18 May 1865 by General Chrysler’s troops


Brewster -- see BRUSTER


Brian (Bryan?), B (P)
Private
Company C

Died in service of unknown cause at Vicksburg MS 10 June 1863 (during Siege - possibly KIA/DOW or DOD); Buried in Grave 9 of Soldiers Rest plot of Cedar Hill (City) Cem., Vicksburg MS

Briant -- see BRYANT


Bright, Morgan A
Private
Company H

Enlisted 4 Sep 1862 in Co G of 42nd AL CSA; Paroled in the field at Vicksburg MS as a Private of Co G of the 42nd AL CSA; Paroled at Greensboro NC as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co H


Brightwell, Len Reynolds (sic Burnel)
Private
Company C

Age at Enlistment: 38
Enlisted 31 March 1862 at Leon AL for a period of three years; Appears on Muster Roll of Co C dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Believed WIA in unknown action and died of his wounds at home while in service; Died 20 May 1863 and claim for deceased soldier filed 27 May 1863 by Caroline Brightwell, widow, at Covington AL (speed by which claim was filed supports belief that he was home at time of death); Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL with notation "Died in Covington County, Alabama" (during the pay period); He was son of William Brightwell and Sara Windsor Brightwell of Barnwell SC; Wife/widow Caroline E. Parker Brightwell was daughter of Daniel C. Parker and Mary Mitchell; Included in report of Covington Rifles, SCV Camp No. 1586 of Andalusia, Alabama entitled "Known Gravesites of Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Buried in Covington County, Alabama" as one of "... buried on the battlefields or believed to be buried in unmarked graves in Covington County" with this entry: "Brightwell, L. Reynolds. Died in service 20 May 1863. Co. C, 37th Alabama Infantry. Believed to have died at home while on furlough. Wife Caroline."; Record in AL Archives for "Burnel Brightwell" contains identical information and is clearly a misread of "Reynolds" for "Burnel" by an unknown copyist


Brimm, William H
Private
Company F & B

Age at Enlistment: ca 21
Enlisted (Conscripted?) 15 Jan 1864 in Co F of 37th AL CSA; Served March - April in Co F; Paroled at Greensboro NC 1 May 1865 as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co B; Born 1843 in GA; Living at China Grove, Pike Co GA in 1860 census; Postwar removed to Delta County TX where he married in 1871 and reared 13 children; Attended Civil War Veterans Reunion at Dallas TX in 1925 and died later that year; Buried in Shiloh Cem. near Commerce TX



Brinson (see also Brunson), John P
Private
Company D

Age at Enlistment: 23 (24)
Enlisted 21 April 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co D dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Disability Discharge at Columbus MS 4 Aug 1862: "Partial paralysis of one of his legs. Cannot walk without crutches"; Born Harris County GA, red complexion, yellow eyes, sandy hair, farmer by occupation; Witnessed the Confederate Pension application of Elizabeth Boutwell, widow of W.C. Boutwell (Co K), along with N.J. Baker (Co K)



Brinson (see Brunson), Siring (Stirling)(Stiring)
Private
Company E

Age at Enlistment: 24
Enlisted 29 March 1862 at Auburn AL (also Woodville AL); Appears on Muster Roll of Co E dated 2 May 1862 at Auburn AL; POW at Iuka-Corinth-Hatchie MS and paroled and exchanged at Vicksburg MS 8 Nov 1862 aboard the steamer Dacotah

Britt, Franklin A
Rank Unknown
Company K

Buried in Hill's Chapel Cem., Montgomery Co AL; 5 June 1835-28 Oct 1891

Brocker, Unknown
Corporal
Company Unknown

Appears on list of Confederate Burials in Magnolia Cem. at Mobile AL compiled by Raymond W. Watkins in 1879 as "Corporal Brocker, 37th Alabama Infantry Regiment"; Burial recorded in Magnolia Cem., Confederate Rest, Row 15, No. 36 at Mobile AL, date of death shown as 14 Aug 1863

Brogan, S A
Rank Unknown
Company K

Service in 37th AL unconfirmed; Died in service 25 June 1864 and buried at Oakland Cem., Atlanta GA


Brooks, Andrew J
Private
Company I

Enlisted 3 Feb 1863 (also 20 Feb) at Vicksburg MS; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; Appears on Pay Roll of Company I dated 29 Feb 1864 at Dalton GA with notation of pay "Stoppage for cartridges lost."; Signed clothing receipts in Feb, March, April 1864; In Ross Hospital at Mobile AL 3 -12 Oct 1864 with Febris Intermittens, Quot. (malaria); Appears on Record Roll dated 28 June 1866 prepared by Thomas J. Griffin, former Captain of Company I with notations: "Single." "Student." "Residence: Lafayette, Alabama" and "Killed near Charlotte, North Carolina after surrender by collision of [train] cars."; Appears on Muster Roll of "Company ’I’ 37th Regiment, Alabama Volunteers at LaFayette, Chambers County, Alabama, March 6, 1862" published in 31 July 1901 issue of LAFAYETTE SUN (LaFayette, Chambers Co AL) with Privates as "Brooks, A.J., killed at Charlotte, N.C."

Brooks, Floyd T
Private
Company A & G

Age at Enlistment: 27
Enlisted 24 (also 26) March 1862 at Cusseta AL in Co G of 37th AL CSA; Appears on Muster Roll of Co G dated 13 May 1862; Hospitalized in General Hospital at Meridian MS on 31 Aug 1862; Paid 25 cents per day extra duty pay as cook at General Hospital, Meridian MS for Sep-Oct 1862; Hospitalized at General Hospital, Meridian MS again 28 Oct 1862; Appears on Pay Roll for Company G dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL; Hospitalized in "MD College Hospital" (most likely Medical College Hospital - Atlanta) 12 Jan 1864 for chronic diarrhea; Hospitalized at Atlanta GA 25 Nov 1864; Died in Service 12 Jan 1865 and "left $17.00 in care of QMCSA" (Quarter Master Confederate States of America) according to 9 Feb 1865 report at Medical College Hospital (Atlanta); Reported KIA on 12 Jan 1865 (no known actions that date, must simply be listing of Killed, Died of Wounds or Disease of that date); Confederate Pension No. 36522 record card in Lee Co AL for widow Mary F. Brooks, witnessed by A.C. Milford and R.I. McKemie

Brooks, H A
Private
Company I

Appears on Weekly Hospital Report (Army Argus and Crisis) for week of 26 Nov 1864 at Mobile AL with notation "Transferred to Montgomery, Alabama from hospital at Greenville, Alabama since last report"


Brooks, J T
Private
Company A

Enlisted 14 Oct 1861 (This predates formation of 37th AL and is likely an enlistment in the 42nd or 54th AL); Paroled at Greensboro NC 1 May 1865 as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co A



Brooks, James (sic John) T (F)
Private-3rd Lieutenant-2nd Lieutenant
Company I

Age at Enlistment: 21
Enlisted 1 May 1862 at Lafayette AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Company I dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL as Private; Part of detail sent from Camp Bluett (near Columbus MS) to Verona MS by rail for Ordnance 22 Aug 1862, and on 23 Aug 1862, T.J. Carlisle recorded the following in his diary (later published in 1902 WEEKLY ENTERPRISE): "...Aug. 23. We commenced work early and had ordnance stores put in the {rail} car, ready to hitch on to three o’clock train. Stopped at Tupelo {MS} about one hour waiting for the passenger train to pass. During the time Jno. Spence, J. T. Brooks and the writer walked out to view the soldiers’ grave-yard. A vast number of soldiers were there, mostly Tennesseeans, occasionally two in the same grave. We walked reverently among the rough and lonely mounds of the heroic dead {from Battle of Shiloh TN}. No marble shafts mark the last resting place of these soldier boys. But there is a solitary grandeur rising from the soldiers’ graves, which far exceed the towering monuments reared by pomp and gold. While there is honor in being buried upon the battle field or in the soldiers’ cemetery, yet every soldier prefers having his last resting place in the graveyard at home, where dear ones may resort and spread flowers of never fading love and affection..."; Mentioned by W.B. Callahan in letter to editor (T.J. Carlilse) published in 12 June 1902 WEEKLY ENTERPRISE: " ... I know my recovery at Columbus, Miss, was due to you and Lt J T Brooks ... I often thank God that I had such friends..." mentioned later in same article by Carlisle as living at Gadsden AL at that date; Appears on Pay Roll dated 29 Feb 1864 at Dalton GA as Junior 2nd Lieutenant of Co I with notation "Present sick"; WIA at Atlanta GA on 22 July 1864; Received Medical Certificate (medical furlough) at Blind School Hospital at Macon GA dated 27 July 1864 with notation "Furloughed on account of V.S. (Vulnus Sclopet = gunshot wound) of right leg, lower third, flesh, from the effects of which he has suffered for five days. Granted thirty days furlough. (signed) George F. Cooper, Surgeon"; Appears on list of wounded - The Army Argus and Crisis - dated 26 Nov 1864 at Mobile AL with notation "Admitted since last report to Hospital Levert (Officer’s Hospital) Returned to duty."; Appears on Record Roll of Company I dated 28 June 1866 by T.J. Griffin, former Captain of Co I with notations "Single." "Student." "Wounded July 22n 1864 Atlanta, Georgia. Elected Junior 2nd Lieutenant September 1862"; Listed as "John T Brooks, 2nd Lt" by Miller; Listed as "James T Brooks" by Carlisle; Paroled at Greensboro NC as part of Consolidated 37th AL CSA Company I as "James T Brooks, 2nd Lt"; Appears on Record Roll dated 28 June 1866 by Thomas J. Griffin, former Captain of Co I with notations: "Single." "Student." "Appointed Junior 2nd Lieutenant September 20, 1862 by Brig-Gen Moore"; Appears on Muster Roll of "Company ’I’ 37th Regiment, Alabama Volunteers" at LaFayette, Chambers Co, Alabama, March 6, 1862 published in 31 July 1901 issue of LAFAYETTE SUN (LaFayette, Chambers Co AL) with Privates as "Brooks, Jas. T., elected 3rd Lt. Sept. 1862"

Brooks, John O
Private
Company G

Appears as a Private on an undated roll of Co G in the Chambers Co. AL Archives

Brooks, William B
Private-2nd Sergeant
Company I

Enlisted in April 1862 at Auburn AL; Appointed Sergeant in August 1862; WIA at Iuka MS on 19 Sept 1862, and the circumstances reported by Carlisle in WEEKLY ENTERPRISE No. 8 of unknown date in 1902: "... In the Iuka engagement the Regiment lost fifty-five men killed and wounded. Sergeant W. B. Brooks had two fingers shot off..."; Appears on a Record Roll dated 28 June 1866 by T.J. Griffin, former Captain of Company I with notations "Single. Farmer. Residence: LaFayette, Alabama. Wounded at Iuka, Mississippi"; Appears on Muster Roll of "Company ’I’ 37th Regiment, Alabama Volunteers at LaFayette, Chambers Co, Alabama, March 6, 1862" published in 31 July 1901 issue of LAFAYETTE SUN (LaFayette, Chambers Co AL) with Privates as "Brooks, W.B., appointed 2nd Serg’t Aug. 1862. Died Jan. 1862 (note: this does read 1862 in both places on original)"



Brooks (Brook), Sterling H (also H B)
3rd Lieutenant-2nd Lieutenant-1st Lieutenant
Company F

Age at Enlistment: 38
Enlisted 12 March 1862 at China Grove; Appears on Muster Roll of Co F dated 20 Apr 1862 as 3rd Lieutenant; Appears on Muster Roll of Co F dated 26 May 1862 at Auburn AL as 2nd Lieutenant; WIA or sick at Vicksburg as MS he is paroled at Vicksburg City Hospital as 1st Lieutenant of Co F of the 37th AL Infantry CSA; Appears on Pay Roll of Co F as 1st Lieutenant dated 31 Dec 1863 with notation "Captured on Picket on Lookout Mountain" 24 Nov 1863; Born 1824-died 1910; From Pike Co AL


Browder, George W
4th Sergeant
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 22
Enlisted 22 March 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co A dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL as 4th Sergeant


Browder, Hardy
Private
Company F & B

Enlisted 22 March 1862 in Co F of 37th AL CSA; Served March-April 1864 in Co F; Paroled at Greensboro NC as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co B


Browder, J N
Private
Company F

Age at Enlistment: 41
Enlisted 12 March 1862 at China Grove (also Greenville), Pike County AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co F dated 20 Apr 1862 as Private; Appears on Muster roll dated 26 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Pay Roll of Co F dated 31 Dec 1863 at Dalton GA; Listed among Privates in Muster Roll of Co F published in 12 June 1902 WEEKLY ENTERPRISE; Confederate Pension No. 20656 at Pike Co AL witnessed by Elias Kelly and J.W. Scarbrough, (both Co F)


Brown, E S
2nd Sergeant
Company A

Enlisted 9 Sep 1861 in Co G of 54th AL CSA; Paroled at Greensboro NC as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co A


Brown, J W
Rank Unknown
Company K

Appears on list of those who died at Soldier’s Home at Mountain Creek (location?) with age noted as 78, and notation of source as "AGE-HERALD, April 20, 1913"


Brown, Jasper (W) (M)
Private
Company A

POW at skirmish line at Marietta GA (Kennesaw Mountain) 14 June 1864 by Escort Cavalry of 4th Division; Sent to Nashville TN, Louisville KY and on to Rock Island Prison IL; Died in service as prisoner at Rock Island Prison IL 24 Aug 1864 of pneumonia and is buried there in grave No. 1446


Brown, Robert H
Private
Company E

Age at Enlistment: 24
Enlisted 29 March 62 at Woodville AL by A.C. Gordon; Appears on Muster Roll of Co E dated 2 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Died in service of unknown cause as requisition for his coffin was signed by Captain Jacob L. Skipper at Columbus MS on 20 July 1862


Brown, W T
Private
Company H

Enlisted in June 1862 at Abbeville, Henry Co AL; WIA at New Hope Church GA 25 May 1864; Confederate Pension No. 13446 witnessed by Felix Whatley (Gibson F. Whatley Co B?) and Joel Holmes (J.M. Holmes Co F?); Buried in New Prospect Freewill Baptist Church Cem., County Road 58, Henry Co AL, marker information "W.T. Brown Pvt. Co. H. 37th Ala CSA - b/ May 23 1845  d/ Dec 17 1922" -SOME RECORDS LIKELY CONFUSED WITH THOSE OF WILLIAM THOMAS BROWN ALSO CO H - MAY BE SAME MAN


Brown, William J
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 32
Enlisted 15 March 1862 at Greenville AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co A dated 15 May 1862 at Opelika AL


Brown, William Thomas
Private
Company H

Age at Enlistment: ca 25
Enlisted 2 Aug 1862 at Abbeville AL (ALSO Lawrenceville AL); POW at Iuka-Corinth-Hatchie MS and paroled; Appears on Pay Roll of Co H dated 31 Oct 1863 at Lookout Mountain TN; POW at Missionary Ridge TN 25 Nov 1863 and sent to Nashville, Louisville and on to Rock Island Prison IL (imprisoned at Rock Island IL according to personal statement that appears on 1907 Census of Henry County AL); Released 21 June 1865 by General Orders No 109 AGO; Residence: Clofton, Henry County AL; Ruddy complexion, auburn hair, hazel eyes, 5’11" tall; Appears in the 1921 Census of Confederate Soldiers as living at Clopton, R.F.D. #1, Alabama; Discharged from Rock Island (IL) Prison in May 1865; Born 1 March 1837 (also 1834) - SOME RECORDS LIKELY DUPLICATED WITH OTHER MEN OF SIMILAR NAMES/INITIALS


Brundedge (Brundage) (Brundidge), Joseph
Private
Company C

Age at Enlistment: 38
Enlisted 3 Apr 1862 at Leon AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co C dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Died in service 2 Aug 1862 at Columbus MS of unknown cause (most likely disease as no military action had as yet occurred)


Bruner, Jesse Dr.
Recruit
Company A

Mentioned by Samuel Singletary in his description of the organization of Company A published in 17 Apr 1902 edition of WEEKLY ENTERPRISE: "...Then the friends of J V Perryman and Dr Jesse Bruner put their names in nomination (for 3rd Lieutenant) and Perryman was elected by a small majority. Dr Bruner then declined to go with the company and returned home..."


Bruner (Brewer/Breever), George W
4th Sergeant
Company C & A

Age at Enlistment: 22
Enlisted 22 March 1862 in Co C of 37th AL CSA by J.F. Dowdell; Mentioned by Samuel Singletary in his description of the organization of Co A published in 17 Apr 1902 edition of WEEKLY ENTERPRISE: "... This completed the organization of the company except the appointment of non-commissioned officers, which the captain did soon after our arrival at Auburn which was as follows: ... George W Bruner, 4th Sergt ..."; Listed as 4th Sergeant on Muster Roll of Co A dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Signed his parole in the field at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863 as Sergeant of Company A of the 37th AL Infantry CSA; Paid 28 Feb 1864 $151.33 for commutation of rations for 1 Nov - 31 Dec 1863; Appears with notation "Returned to duty" from Greenville AL Hospital in listing of those hospitalized sick and wounded - The Army Argus and Crisis - Mobile AL dated 26 Nov 1864; Surrendered 26 Apr 1865 at Smithfield NC; Paroled at Greensboro NC as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co A as 4th Sergeant


Brunett (Burnett?), John G
Private
Company D

Listed as Private in muster roll of Co D published in 1902 by T.J. Carlisle in WEEKLY ENTERPRISE



Brunson, J. Pickney
Private
Company Unknown

Possibly any one of several men of same surname with same initials (James P., Josephus P., J.P., or Joseph P.) sketch of J. Pickney Brunson’s Confederate military record appears in MEMORIAL RECORD OF ALABAMA (1893) Vol I, pp 656-657


Brunson, James P
Private
Company K

Enlisted 21 April 1862 at Auburn AL; Served as Nurse at City Hospital at Vicksburg MS from 1-28 Feb 1863 and 1 March - 31 May 1863; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 10 July 1863


Brunson, Josephus P
Private
Company K

Enlisted 6 May 1862 in Co K of 37th AL CSA; Appears on Muster Roll of Co K dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Pay Roll dated 30 April 1863 at Vicksburg MS; POW taken near Vicksburg 19 (or 12?) May 1863 and sent to Fort Delaware for exchange on 3 July 1863; Appears on Pay Roll of Co K dated 30 April 1864 at Dalton GA as Provost Guard; Paroled at Greensboro NC as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co K (does not appear in Pitts’ data)



Brunson, J C
Private
Company K

WIA or sick at Vicksburg as MS he is paroled at Vicksburg City Hospital as a Private of Company K of the 37th AL Infantry CSA


Brunson, J. M. A.
Private
Company K

Age at Enlistment: 25
Enlisted 6 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Pay Roll dated 30 April 1863 at Vicksburg MS with notation "Absent without leave."; Died in service 10 Aug 1862 at Camp Winder Hospital (Richmond VA) of typhoid fever (date may have been misread by earlier transcriptionist for 1863?); An undated inventory of his personal effects was prepared by Captain James M. Leach, Co K with notation: "Has pay due him as private from the 31st of December 1862 up to the date of his death. Amount due as wages: $80.31 No commutation due. No stoppages." -- inventory also states death occurred at Richmond VA (a date of death in August 1863 would equate to the amount of pay due him from December 1862 at $0.36/day [$10.80/mo.] as appears to be average pay for the regiment’s privates); Claim for deceased solider filed 24 Sep 1863 by L.H. Brunson, father in care of B.W. Starke, atty, Elba AL; Claim paid by Colonel W. H. Fowler, agent on 15 March 1865; He left $10.75; Brother to T.W. Brunson (Co K) - SEE RECORD OF JOSEPH P BRUNSON (CO K) AS SIMILAR DEATH RECORD FOR RICHMOND VA IN 1863


Brunson, Joel E
Private
Company A

Enlisted (Conscripted?) 4 Apr 1864 in 54th AL CSA; Paroled at Greensboro NC as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co A


Brunson, J P
Private
Company K

Age at Enlistment: 23
Composite records apparently of several men of same surname, same initials (Most items fit the service of man identified as "Josephus P Brunson" as enlistment date is same; Enlisted 6 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Muster Roll dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Pay Roll dated 30 April 1863 at Vicksburg MS; Signed for pay as Provost Guard at Dalton GA on 30 April 1864


Brunson, Joseph P
Rank Unknown
Company K

Died 9 Aug 1863 and buried in Hollywood Cem. at Richmond, Henrico County VA (location inconsistent with known whereabouts of 37th AL that date)


Brunson (Bronson), T W
Private
Company K

Age at Enlistment: 21
Enlisted 6 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co K dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Died in service of currently unknown cause/date at Vicksburg MS and an inventory of his personal effects prepared by Captain James M. Leach, Co K states: "Has pay due him as private from the 31st of October 1862 up to date of his death. Three months & 16 days. Amount due as wages = $38.86 2/3. No commutation due. No stoppage." (approximate date of death estimated at 16 Feb 1863); Appears on List of Confederate Soldiers from Alabama buried in City Memorial Cemetery, Vicksburg, Mississippi, buried in grave No. 785; Claim for deceased soldier filed on 24 Sep 1863 by L.H. Brunson, father in care of B.W. Starke, Elba AL; Brother to J.M.A. Brunson (Co K)



Brunt (Brant) , Hilliard
Private-4th Corporal
Company G

Age at Enlistment: 23
Enlisted 24 March 1862 at Cusseta AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co G dated 13 May 1862 as 4th Corporal; Signed his parole with X at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL with notation "Absent without leave."; Hospitalized in Fair Grounds Hospital #2 outside Atlanta GA on 25 Feb 1864 and returned to duty 27 Feb 1864; Hospitalized 28 Sep - 7 Oct 1864 in Ross Hospital at Mobile AL for Febris Intermittens, Tert. (malaria); Hospitalized in Concert Hall Hospital at Montgomery AL 15 Nov 1864, with notation "last paid" 1 Oct 1863; Appears on list in The Army Argus and Crisis dated 26 Nov 1864 at Mobile AL (list of hospitalized sick and wounded at various hospitals) with notation "Admitted since last report to Greenville, Alabama hospital. Transferred to Montgomery, Alabama from hospital at Greenville, Alabama since last report."; Hospitalized in Ocmulgee Hospital at Macon GA on 14 Apr 1865; Returned to duty 17 Apr 1865; Hospitalized in Ocmulgee Hospital again 24-30 Apr 1865: diarrhea; POW taken at Macon GA on 20/21 Apr 1865 by 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division USA; Residence: Chambers Co AL



Bruster (Brewster), John L
Private
Company B

Enlisted 8 May 1862 at Camp Johnson in L.P. Hamner’s Company of Volunteers (later Co B) for "three years or the war"; Appears on Muster Roll of Co B dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; KIA at Missionary Ridge TV 25 Nov 1863


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