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Harris, Cary (Carey) A
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 30/31
Enlisted 22 March 1862 at Auburn AL by J.F. Dowdell; Listed as Private on Muster Roll of Co. A dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Hospitalized in Hospital No. 3 at Vicksburg MS; Died in service of unknown cause at Vicksburg MS 3 Apr 1863; Buried in Grave 972 of Soldiers Rest plot of Cedar Hill (City) Cemetery, Vicksburg MS; Alabama Confederate Pension No. 33252 filed at Geneva County AL by Caroline Harris, widow, application witnessed by T.J. Galaway (surname "Galloway" found among Co. A, including an "H.J." but no "T.J.") and S.M. Singleterry (Co. A)


Harris, Joseph Henry
Private
Company I

Age at Enlistment: 24
Enlisted 6 May 1862 at Auburn AL in Talbot’s Co. of Volunteers (which on 13 May became Co. I of the 37th AL CSA); Became ill in Auburn recruitment camps and was furloughed home and soon employed a substitute (Private Starling V. Belcher of Co. I) for "three years or the war" at Columbus MS encampment (Camp Bluett) Belcher arriving there 14 July 1862 and Harris dismissed that date; Harris, a diarist, and a well-to-do plantation owner of Oak Bowery, AL and somehow related to Col James Dowdell (possibly relative of Dowdell’s wife whom he calls "Cousin Sarah"); Born 1 Feb 1838;
RELEVANT EXCERPTS FROM HIS DIARY FOLLOW: Entry dated 8 Feb 1862 " ... Capt Kester drilled me about 1/2 hour. Attended company drill this evening ... "; Entry of 11 Feb 1862 "Attended Battalion drill at New Harmony ... "; Entry of 12 Feb 1862 " ... went to camps of Col. Clantons Cavalry Regiment..."; Entry of 15 Feb 1862 "... Went to town to drill, drilled and attended court martial of our company..."; Entry of 20 Feb 1862 " ... We went to master ground to attend officers drill good many out drilled an hour or so Capt Kester went with me in my buggy..."; Entry of 24 Feb 1862 "... I feel desirous of going to the wars to defend my countries rights ... "; Entry of 1 March 1862 "Attend battalion court martial at New Harmony had a right jovial time ... "; Entry of 8 March 1862 "... Attended company drill and court martial this evening..."; Entry of 12 March 1862 " ... Election for Colonel, and company drill today. A crowd in town, voted for Sprattling..."; Entry of 17 March 1862 "... Put my name down on a list to go to the war it is a very solemn thing. I go trusting my spirit to God the giver oh Lord endow me with grace to withstand all the trials and troubles incident to camp life..."; Entry of 26 March 1862 "... Went to town to attend a call meeting of Menifee’s company not many present voted to go to Loachapoka and in Bulgers regiment I cannot go under Bulger..."; Entry of 27 March 1862 "Attended regimental drill at Hope Hull..."; Entry of 31 March 1862 "... Arrived at Montgomery about 1/2 past one, went in company with Jim and Crawf. Dowdell..."; Entry of 5 April 1862 "... Trying to make up a company for Dowdells regiment up hill business." (REFERENCE TO JAMES F. DOWDELL); Entry of 7 April 1862 "Attended officers drill today at Hope Hull..."; Entry of 30 April 1862 "Went to Auburn and was mustered in service in Talbot’s company... I feel that I have done my duty..." (REFERENCE TO CAPT. JAMES TALBOT, CO. I of 37th AL INFANTRY CSA); Entry of 6 May 1862 "Went to Auburn this morning to go in camps Tom Smith went with me come back in evening got a furlough until Monday..." (LIKELY REFERENCE TO ONE OF TWO MEN NAMED THOMAS SMITH WHO SERVED IN CO. I); Entry of 12 May 1862 "I left home early this morning for Camp Johnson near Auburn, got to Auburn about 9 o’clock went out to Dowdells to dinner to camps after dinner... sold Beulah (REFERENCE TO HARRIS’ HORSE) to Col. Dowdell for four hundred dollars."; Entry of 13 May 1862 "Rested badly in camp as it was my first night. Arose eat breakfast, drilled 2 hours went over to Auburn staid awhile organized our Regiment by electing Jas. F. Dowdell, Aleck Greene Lieut. Colonel, Capt. Amorine Major. I am well pleased with the organization." (REFERENCE TO COLONEL JAMES F. DOWDELL, LT COLONEL ALEXANDER A. GREENE AND MAJOR JOHN P.W. AMORINE); Entry of 14 May "Drilled as usual, arose at five o’clock attended calling, drilled 4 or 5 hours during the day feel tired. done my first cooking."; Entry of 15 May 1862 "Drilled as usual feel bad. Nat Robertson and myself left for home about 12 walked five or six miles and met Nats buggy rode home in it, my eyes very sore..." (LIKELY REFERENCE TO NATHANIEL "NATH" ROBERSON, Sgt/2nd Lt of COMPANY I); Entry of 17 May 1862 "... feel very sick... Threw up some bile, quite sick all evening, some fever..."; Entry of 18 May 1862 "Better this morning... I sit up a little before night feel better."; Entry of 19 May 1862 "... I lay about the house nearly all day, feel very bad, my bowels running off..."; Entry 20 May 1862 "... I heard this morning that our regiment was ordered off to Corinth don’t know how true it is..."; Entry of 21 May 1862 "... Mr. Day came up to see me prior to my leaving for the wars... Sent Mr. Kester to Auburn to see about our regiment learning we will set off Monday or Tuesday if not before.""... I feel bad in my bowels remained in house all day." Entry of 23 May 1862 "I went to Auburn Pa rode with me out to camps. I come back to Capt Siles to dinner feel very badly indeed..." Entry of 24 May 1862 "... sent a load of corn to R. Road for C.S. Government..."; Entry of 25 May 1862 "... I was taken very sick this morning. The Dr. come over ..."; Entry of 26 May 1862 "Mr. Kester gone to Auburn to carry (DR.) Brockman to get me a sick furlough ... my bowels running off considerably..."; Entry of 28 May 1862 "... feel very tired and bad. Kester gone to Daviston to see his brother just hours from the war on sick furlough."; Entry of 29 May 1862 "Still feel weak and sick ... suffering with my head."; Entry of 30 May 1862 "Feel a little better this morning..."; Entry of 1 June 1862 "I am little better but very nervous today."; Entry of 2 June 1862 "My bowels worse today... running off badly, discharged a good deal of blood."; Entry of 3 June 1862 "... Dr. Brockman come over to see me."; Entry of 4 June 1862 "... Heard some bad news from the battle near Richmond, I fear the result do hope and pray to God that our forces may be successful, Oh God bless our armies in each and every conflict with the enemy and grant that we may have a speedy and honorable settlement of the present difficulties... feel sick and feeble."; Entry of 5 June 1862 "... have a pain over my eyes my bowels better."; Entry of 6 June 1862 "Rode over to see (Dr.) Brockman am better this morning... Staid in house most all day pain in my head."; Entry of 7 June 1862 "... My eyes very sore lay about the house all the evening improving slowly."; Entry of 9 June 1862 "... our baby sick worms and mumps has high fever... Oh Lord bind up the heart that one made to bleed on account of the wicked war that our enemies are waging against us and if fight we must, oh crown our armies with repeated victories..."; Entry of 10 June 1862 "... Saw a telegram in the paper announcing the death of George Stone a brother-in-law of mine he fell in defense of his country, brave man may God have mercy upon all of our souls and prepare us for the death."; Entry of 28 June 1862 "Went to town soon to see Dr. Barnett a friend who has been in Yankees hands since battle of Shiloh..." (POSSIBLE REFERENCE TO DR. J.B. BARNETT, REGIMENTAL SURGEON OF 37TH AL CSA); Entry of 1 July 1862 "Dr. Barnett and wife spent last night with us I went to town this morning busy preparing to leave for my Regt. at Columbus Mississippi. sis Mary and Sis Clara, Mollie Robertson, Bee Robertson, Mit McCurdy, Babe Matthew’s and Ms. Dalkert came over this evening to fix up a box for the boys... Made my will today."; Entry of 2 July 1862 "Capt. Talbot spent last night with us... we are still hearing of the battle at or near Richmond do hope and pray that our armies may be successful..."; Entry of 7 July 1862 "Capt. Talbot spent last night with us sent him onto Auburn this morning. Went to town bought 107 lbs of tobacco to carry to the boys am preparing to leave for my Regt. tomorrow morning. Good many gone on to Richmond to see about their friends who have been killed and wounded in the late series of fighting. I do feel for the sad and bereaved good Lord sanctify all our sufferings. A crowd here this evening busy fixing up to leave for Columbus, Mississippi."; Entry of 8 July 1862 "Left here very early for Auburn left Auburn with about 30 of our Regt. about 3 o’clock very warm indeed..."; Entry of 9 July 1862 "We got to Mont. (REFERENCE TO MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA) 11 o’clock slept in car feel very sad and unwell this morning. Knocked about the city from 8 o’clock until 4 in evening then left for Mobile..."; Entry of 10 July 1862 "Got to Tensaw about six o’clock (rode on cars all night) got aboard steamer Mary Wilson got to Mobile about 1/2 past nine walked over to Mobile and Ohio R.R. and deposited our buggy and knocked about the city until 5 o’clock then left for Columbus Miss..."; Entry of 11 July 1862 "Feel very tired and bad this morning. Rode on cars all night got to Asteria (SIC, READ ARTESIA) about 12 o’clock lay over until 1/2 past 2 then left for Columbus. Got there 1/2 past 3 walked about 2 miles out to camps boys glad to see me. Feel very tired and sleepy."; Entry of 12 July 1862 "Slept well last night arose this morning look around find that we have a nice place for encampment near a very large creek wrote a loving letter home to my dear wife, feel homesick and very bad in other respects. Knocked about the camp did no duty as Colonel and Surgeon think it best for me to rest several days..."; Entry of 13 July 1862 "Lay about the camps all day attended preaching this morning heard a good sermon from Capt. Shiffer and one from Mr. Smith this evening. The boys all pay good attention to divine worship and I am glad to see it as I love to see his worship respected."; Entry of 14 July 1862 "Had a fine prayer meeting last night. Col. Dowdell led the services a considerable feeling manifested amongst the troops fine meeting. A warm morning sit about the camps all day. Mr. Day came this evening with a substitute for me (a Mr. Belcher) give him $1,500.00 to take my place for three years or the war had him examined by surgeon he accepts him. A very warm day indeed feel dull." (REFERENCE TO STARLING V. BELCHER, CO. I); This event also recorded in wartime diary of T.J. Carlisle (Co. I) and later published in 7 Aug 1902 edition of WEEKLY ENTERPRISE: "... Joseph H. Harris put in Starling V. Belser as substitute at Columbus, Miss..."; Entry of 15 July 1862 "Busy fixing up to leave, Mr. Day and myself left camps about eight o’clock left Columbus about 10 o’clock... perfectly delighted at the idea of getting home." Entry of 7 Aug 1862 "... told Mr. Kester that I was ging to do my own overseeing the coming year if I lived as I was not able to pay his prices after giving a man so much to represent me in the army."; Entry of 23 Sep 1862 "... brought Saxon over to my house to write an agreement between Mrs. Davis and Saxon relative to a substitute for John Davis." (POSSIBLE REFERENCE TO JOHN S.N. DAVIS OF CO. I); Entry of 17 Jan 1863 "... Saw Col. Dowdell this evening he is looking very well, the army seems to agree with him finely."; Entry of 28 June 1864 "Fixing up to go to Marietta to wait on our sick and wounded soldiers, Bro. Williamson, Riddle and Ab Allen with me."; Entry of 29 June 1864 "We got to Atlanta one at 1/2 past 7 for the front, got to M_____ (MARIETTA) at 10, we all went out on Kennesaw Mountain this evening saw the Yankees by the quantity in their trenches. Our Soldiers seem to be in good spirits, God bless them and spare their lives, send us peace soon if consistent with the will oh Lord. While on the mountain the bullets fell around me considerably, feel grateful to God that none struck me."; Entry of 30 June 1864 "Was roused up this morning at 2 o’clock by the constant rattle of muskets and cannons. Walked about Marietta waiting on wounded and sick soldiers very hot."; Entry of 24 July 1864 "... heard today that two from my old Regt. were killed near Atlanta. Col. Green and Lindsey Morgan. Oh God we beseech thee to look in mercy upon us and give us victory."; Entry of 20 June 1865 "...Cousin Jim Dowdell ... with us last night..."; Entry of 15 Oct 1865 "We attended preaching heard Col. Dowdell preach a good sermon..."; Entry of 31 Dec 1865 "The last day of the old year and one of the most remarkable years ever on record a year of war, and of peace, of oppression and humiliation, the most of our state has seen overrun by the federal armies and desolation and misery followed in their tread, parents have been made to rejoice at the return of their sons from the bloody field of strife, wives and children have been made happy by the return from the field of courage the loving husband and father; but also how many hearts have mourned and bled and like Rachel of ancient days refused to be comforted because their children were not and the sighs going up from the family hearthstone are innumerable on account of some loving one’s being absent, forever absent. .. I pray God that our land may never be visited by such another scourge as civil war... and the people of the South and North as far as possible forget the past and look with encouragement to the future...";
Entry of 22 May 1862 Appears on post-war Record Roll prepared by Thomas J. Griffin, former Captain of Co. I, dated 28 June 1866 with notations "Married", "Farmer" and "Discharged by Substitution"; A "J.H. Harris" witnessed the Confederate Pension application of Annie A. Gunter, widow of Isham Gunter (Co. I); 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 County AL) with Privates as "Harris, Joseph H., put in substitute Columbus, Miss."


Harris, Richard Norfleet
Cadet Drill Master
Company F

Age at Enlistment: 18
Enlisted 8 March 1862 at Auburn AL (ALSO 15 March 1862); Made a Personal Statement to Census Tax Assessor of Dale County AL 1907 in which he stated he was "Cadet Drill Master. Continued until he resigned to go into Artillery Service in June 1862."; Appears in Alabama Census of Confederate Soldiers, 1907 with notations: "Resigned to go into Artillery Service" sometime in June 1862. Re-enlisted as private on or about July 25, 1862 at Columbus, Mississippi in Selden’s Light Artillery and continued until September 15, 1862 when he was appointed 4th Sergeant. Served until the Fall of 1864 when he was elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant which he held until the war closed. Paroled near Meridian, Mississippi, May 5, 1865; Living (1907) Louisville AL; Born 15 Sep 1844;

Harris, William J
Private
Company B & E

Age at Enlistment: 22
Enlisted 15 March 1862 at Daviston AL in Captain L.P. Hamner’s Company of Volunteers for "Three Years or The War"; Appears on Muster Roll of Hamner’s Co. B dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; Aboard steamer H. Chouteau en route to Mobile AL via New Orleans LA; Supposed to have died 31 July 1863 at Point Clair AL according to claim for deceased soldier filed by D.W. Harris, father, care of William A Welch, atty, Louina, Randolph County, AL on 7 Oct 1863 and paid $122.76 on 11 Oct 1864, BUT conflicting data has him signing his parole at Garrett House, Greensboro NC on 2 May 1865; 5’10" tall with black eyes, black hair and fair complexion; James H. Johnson, commanding company as 1st Lt (POSSIBLY TWO MEN OF SAME NAME?)

Harris (Harriss), John H
Private
Company C, D & I

Age at Enlistment: 26
Enlisted 9 April 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Muster Roll dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; (POSSIBLY the "J.H. Harris" of Company I substituted for by Christopher C. Jordan, as only other man of these initials is Joseph Henry Harris who is documented to have been substituted for by Starling V. Belcher); Hospitalized in General Hospital at Lauderdale Springs MS on 22 Apr 1863; Signed for clothing at Lynchburg VA Hospital No. 1 on 3 June 1863; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL with notation "Detailed in Ordnance Department in Montgomery, Alabama"; Another notation in one record reads "Detached for duty in Gun Shop by Governor of Alabama"; Detailed to C.S. Arsenal at Montgomery AL 31 Dec 1863-26 March 1864 as Gunsmith at age 27; Described as 5’10" tall with blue eyes, dark hair and fair complexion; Appears as Private on Muster Roll of Company I published by Carlisle in 1902 WEEKLY ENTERPRISE; 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 County AL) with Privates as "Harris, John, died at Lauderdale Spring 1863" (read Lauderdale Springs, MS)

Harrison, Benjamin
Private
Company C

Age at Enlistment: 35
Enlisted 24 March 1862 at Greenville AL/2 Apr 1862 at Leon AL; Appears on Muster Roll dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Mentioned as having deserted in 24 Oct 1862 letter dated at Waterford MS from Henry C Bryan (Co C) to his wife Mary: "... I said that I had no news to write but I have some bad news to write to you. L T Wells, Fr Taylor, B Harrison has deserted or they have left. They left last Sunday morning we have not herd from them since. I never hated any thing so bad in my life as I did that. I did not think that of him you may see him before you get this. I do not no. If he comes home I want you to write to me and let me no why he did act as he has."; 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 since Aug 23."

Harrison, Rueben (Ruben) T
Private
Company E

Age at Enlistment: 32
Enlisted 1 Apr 1862 at Auburn AL (ALSO 30 April 1862 at Woodville AL); Appears on Muster Roll of Co. E dated 2 May 1862 at Auburn AL; POW at Chattanooga TN 24 Nov 1863 (Lookout Mountain) and sent to Nashville, Louisville and on to Rock Island Prison IL until released 31 Oct 1864; Volunteered in U.S. Army for frontier service, but was rejected; 5’5" tall with dark complexion, black hair and blue eyes; 34 years old 31 Oct 1864

Harrod, Henry
Private
Company E

Age at Enlistment: 22
Enlisted 8 April 1862 at Auburn AL (ALSO 8 April 1862 at Chippola AL); Appears on Muster Roll of Co. E dated 2 May 1862 at Auburn AL

Hart, Robert E
Private
Company G

Age at Enlistment: 19
Enlisted 24 March 1862 at Auburn AL (ALSO 26 March 1862 at Cusseta AL by W.W. Meadows); Appears on Muster Roll of Co. G dated 13 May 1862; Died in service on 5 June 1862 at Auburn AL

Hartley, William J
Private
Company C

Age at Enlistment: 43
Enlisted 24 March 1862 at Greenville AL (ALSO 31 March 1862 at Leon AL "For Three Years"); Signed his parole with X at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL; Signed his parole with X at Montgomery AL on 30 May 1865; 5’9" tall with grey eyes, dark hair and dark complexion; Buried in Bethel/Bush Field Cemetery, Covington County AL: marker has no dates but is inscribed "Co C 37th Ala Inf"

Hartsell, William C
2nd Sergeant
Company F

Enlisted 25 Dec 1861 in Co. I of 54th AL CSA; Paroled at Greensboro NC as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co. F

Hartsfield, J (James/John) T
Private
Company B

Hospitalized in Ross Hospital at Mobile Al 21-26 Nov 1864: Febris Intermittens, Quot. (malaria); Signed his parole with X at Montgomery AL on 18 May 1865; 5’11" tall with light hair, blue eyes, dark complexion

Hartsfield, James (Joseph/John) H
Private
Company B

Age at Enlistment: 25
Enlisted 8 May 1862 at Camp Johnson in Hamner’s Company of Volunteers by Captain Hamner for "three years or the war."; Appears on Muster Roll of Hamner’s Co. B dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Signed his parole in the field at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863 as a Private of Company B of the 37th AL Infantry CSA; paroled at Greensboro NC on 1 May 1865 as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co. G (signs as "James," indexed as "Joseph"); Alabama Confederate Pension application filed at Jefferson County Al on 1 Aug 1899 by Martha Hartsfield, widow of James H. Hartsfield (Co. B)

Hartsugg (Hartzog/Hardzog), William D
Private
Company H

Enlisted 10 July 1862 at Columbus MS; Hospitalized in General Hospital (Branch) at Marion MS 31 Aug-10 Dec 1862; Returned to duty on 12 Dec 1862; Hospitalized in City Hospital at Vicksburg MS; Died in service of unknown cause while hospitalized in Hospital No. 3 at Vicksburg MS on 31 Jan 1863; Buried in Grave No. 725 of Soldiers Rest plot, Cedar Hill (City) Cemetery, Vicksburg MS; Claim for Deceased Solider filed by David Hartzog, father, Buford, Alabama on 11 May 1863

Harvell, David
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 18
Enlisted 21 March 1862 at Auburn AL by J.F. Dowdell; Listed as Private on Muster Roll of Company A dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL

Haslip (Heslip), K G (K C) (K J)
Private-4th Sergeant
Company C & G

Age at Enlistment: 35
Enlisted 24 March 1862 (ALSO 21 March 1862) at Leon AL for "three years"; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. C dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL as 4th Sergeant; Hospitalized in General Hospital at Meridian MS Aug 1862-Jan 1863; Died in service 8 Jan 1863: left $3.00; Claim for deceased soldier filed 12 March 1864 by Jno. Chain, atty


Hasten, Zachariah Roscoe ("Zack")
Private
Company A & H

Enlisted 6 Dec 1862 in Company B of 54th Alabama Infantry Regiment CSA (which was originally organized as the 50th Alabama Infantry Regiment by Alpheus Baker, later a commander of the 37th Alabama's brigade ... aka "Baker's Brigade"); Hasten was paroled at Greensboro NC on 1 May 1865 as a member of Company A, CONSOLIDATED 37th Alabama Infantry CSA (this unit essentially existed only on paper as a final roster consolidation of the surviving remnants of the 37th, 42nd and 54th Alabama Infantry Regiments on about 9 April 1865); Service record filed under "Z. Hasten"; Full name provided by family sources; Confederate pension application filed at Limestone County, Ala., on 1 July 1898 by Mrs. Alvey J. Hasten, widow of the late Zack Hasten (also "Hasting"), and citing his service as a Private of Company B, 54th Alabama Regiment (Zachariah's brother, Albert Burton Hasten, also served in the 50th/54th Ala. – also enlisting in the 50th Ala., in Dec 1862 – and served until medically discharged from the 50th/54th for disability at Grenada, Miss., in March 1863 – A.B. Hasten/Hasting also applied for a Confederate veteran's pension on 1 July 1898 at Limestone County, Ala., contemporaneously/simultaneously with his widowed sister-in-law - see also: personal papers in the record of Geo. Phillips, Co B, 50th Ala.)

Buried in Hasting Cemetery, Ardmore, Limestone County, Ala. - marker reads: "Zack Hasten" with dates 4 Nov 1839-25 July 1896


Hatte (see also "HUTTO"), William J
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 16
Enlisted 22 March 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Muster Roll dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL

Hatterway (Holloway?/Hadaway?), James D
Private
Company G

Enlisted 1862 at Auburn AL and "Served to close of war." according to Personal Statement made to Census Tax Assessor of Chambers County in 1907-08; Living (1907) at Lanett AL; Born 17 Sep 1841

Hatton, J H
Rank Unknown
Company K

Died 12 March 1865 and buried in Hollywood Cemetery at Richmond, Henrico County VA

Havis (Hays?/Harris?/Davis?), W J
Private
Company E

Enlisted March 1862 at Opelika, Lee County AL; Discharged 26 April 1865; Alabama Confederate Pension No. 35052 recorded at Jefferson County AL, witnessed by H.A. Smith and G. W. Shealy (Co. E)

Hawkins, J A
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 22
Enlisted 15 March 1862 at Greenville AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. A dated 15 May 1862 at Opelika AL

Haynes, D J
Private
Company C

Alabama Confederate Pension application filed at Chambers County AL on 19 July 1899 by Mrs. A.J. Haynes, widow of D.J. Haynes, Co. C, 37th AL CSA

Hays, John W
Private
Company E

Age at Enlistment: 22
Enlisted 29 March 1862 at Woodville AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. E dated 2 May 1862 at Auburn AL; MIA 1 Oct 1863 (possibly misread/mistyped for Oct 1862 - Iuka?)

Hays (sic Haines), Calvin G
1st Corporal
Company E

Age at Enlistment: 40
Enlisted 29 March 1862 at Woodville AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. E dated 2 May 1862 at Auburn AL as 1st Corporal; POW at Taylor’s Station MS on 3 Dec 1862 and received at Alton IL Military Prison on 10 Jan 1863; Exchanged 1 Apr 1863; Hospitalized in CSA Hospital at Farmville VA on 19 Apr 1863 with bronchitis; Furloughed on 14 June 1863 for 40 days; POW at Missionary Ridge TN on 25 Nov 1863 and sent to Nashville, Louisville, KY on 5 Dec 1863, and then on to Rock Island, IL where he remained until his release 17 Jun 1865 (age 45 at release); 5’9" tall with dark hair, dark complexion and blue eyes; From Open Pond, Henry County AL

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