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Last update 25 Jan 2011

Haywood, J K
Private
Unknown Company

On list of POWs surrendered to General E.M. McCook by Maj Gen Sam Jones CSA at Tallahassee FL on 10 May 1865; Paroled at Albany GA on 22 May 1865 - POSSIBLY SAME MAN AS "JOHN H. HAYWOOD" OF COMPANY H OR "JAMES HAYWOOD" OF CO. G

Haywood, James
Private
Company G

Enlisted 25 March 1862 at Columbus MS; Attached to General Hospital at Marion MS at 25 cents per day extra duty pay on 13 Sep 1862; Served as Cook all of Dec 1862 at General Hospital at Marion MS; Hospitalized in General Hospital at Marion MS and returned to duty 15 Jan 1863

Haywood (sic Hagood/Hagwood), John H
Private
Company E & H

Enlisted 18 March 1862 at Lawrenceville AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. H dated 10 May 1862 at Auburn AL; POW at Iuka-Corinth-Hatchie MS 3-5 Oct 1862 as he is paroled at Bolivar TN on 13 Oct 1862; Signed his parole at Vicksburg with X on 9 July 1863; Hospitalized at Ladies’ Hospital at Montgomery AL 15 Nov 1864; Paroled at Albany GA on 23 May 1865; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Lookout Mountain TN; Hospitalized "since last report to the hospital at Greenville" (Greenville AL) according to The Army Argus and Crisis, Mobile AL dated 26 Nov 1864 (Weekly Hosptial Report) and "Transferred to Montgomery from hospital at Greenville, Ala."; Made a Personal Statement to Census Tax Assessor of Henry County AL in 1907 in which he stated: "Continued until close of war, discharged at Appomattox May, 1865"; Living (1907) at Newville AL; Buried in Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery, south of Abbeville, Henry County AL, marker information "John H. Haywood Co. H. 37th Alabama CSA" - No Dates for Birth/Death inscribed (born 1825 - died after 1907/before 1910); Alabama Confederate Pension application filed at Henry County AL on 10 Aug 1910 by Bettie Haywood, widow with notation: "Was captured at surrender May 28, 1865"; Alabama Confederate Pension No. 33779 recorded at Henry County AL, application filed by Bettie Hagood (read Haywood), widow; According to report of The Adjutant General’s Office dated 5 May 1914, his "Name not found as John H. Hagood. Union records of prisoners of war show he was captured July 4, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi and paroled at that place July 10, 1863. His name appears on a list, undated, bering (sic) the heading ’Post Register, Albany, Ga.,’ Supposed to be a list of prisoners paroled at Albany, Ga. In a letter dated Jun. 1, 1865, Brig. Genl. E.M. McCook states: The rebel troops, with all public property in the District of Florida were surrendered to me by Maj. Genl. Samuel Jones May 10, 1865."

Helms, David Leroy
Private
Company C

Age at Enlistment: 26
Enlisted 24 March 1862 at Leon AL for three years; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. C dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Hospitalized in Branch Hospital at Marion MS and returned to duty 15 Jan 1863; Hospitalized in General Hospital at Lauderdale Springs MS on 8 Apr 1863; WIA at unknown location/date (most likely during Vicksburg MS siege although he does not appear in Vicksburg parolee website listings for 37th, 40th, 42nd or 54th AL); Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL with notation "Absent sick."; Died in service 2 Nov 1863 at Marion County GA of wounds; Claim for deceased soldier filed 8 Feb 1864 by W.A. Walton, atty; Post-war Confederate Pension Application filed at Marion County GA by Rebecca Ann Helms, his widow reportedly states cause of death as "measles, and complications from measles (chronic diarrhea)"; Buried in Providence Cemetery at Marion County GA, original marker inscribed "He was a friend to his country and a believer in Christ" and gave his date of birth as 20 May 1835 (marker was broken and has been replaced with a new one)

Helton, John
Private
Company A

Died in service 6 Nov 1863 of unknown cause at unknown location: left $8.00; Claim for deceased soldier filed 15 Jan 1864 by Susan Helton, widow; Buried at Confederate Cemetery at LaGrange GA

Helton, Peter
Private
Company C

Age at Enlistment: 30/34
Enlisted 24 March 1862 at Greenville AL (ALSO 30 March 1861); Appears on Muster Roll of Co. C dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; 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 of pay stopped "Stoppages by order of Gen. Hardee for absence with leave 40 days"; Hospitalized "since last report" to Hospital at Greenville AL according to Army Argus and Crisis, Mobile, Ala., dated 26 Nov 1864; 6’1" tall with black hair, hazel eyes and dark complexion

Helton, William A
Private
Company A

Enlisted 22 March 1862 at Auburn AL; Signed his parole with X at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; Still in service in Georgia 19 Apr 1864; Buried in Oakland Cemetery at Atlanta GA

Hemby, Bryant
Private
Company H

Enlisted 18 Oct 1863 at Lawrenceville AL; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Lookout Mountain TN with notation "In hosptial sick."; Died in service while Hospitalized in Way Hospital at Demopolis AL on 11 Nov 1863 of unknown cause; left effects of $18.20 (most likely disease as a new recruit)

Hemby (Homby), Levi
Private
Company H

Age at Enlistment: 17
Enlisted 18 March 1862 at Lawrenceville AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. H dated 10 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 10 July 1863 (see Kemly, Levi); Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Lookout Mountain TN; POW captured at Chattanooga TN 14 Dec 1863

Hemeter (Heweter), J
Private
Company I

WIA or sick at Vicksburg MS as he signed his parole while Hospitalized in City Hospital at Vicksburg MS on 13 July 1863 as a Private of Co. I of the 37th AL Infantry CSA

Henderson, Green(e) C
2nd Sergeant
Company D

Age at Enlistment: 37
Enlisted 9 Apr 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Company D as 2nd Sergeant, dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL and signed by William F. Slaton, Capt.; WIA or sick at Vicksburg MS as he signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 13 July 1863 in City Hospital; One of 181 soldiers and 21 officers sick and wounded delivered to Ft Morgan AL aboard U.S. steamer Suffolk on 22 July 1863; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL with notation "Absent on Furlough"; Died 28 Sep 1882 and buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Block B, Lot 240 at Auburn, Lee County AL

Henderson, John W
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 23
Enlisted 15 May 1862 at Abbeville AL by H.E. Owens; Listed as Private on Muster Roll of Co. A dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Signed his parole with X in the field at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863 as a Private of Company A of the 37th AL Infantry CSA; Signed with X for clothing on unknown date/place; Hospitalized in Ross Hospital at Mobile AL 17-31 Oct 1864 with Diarrhea, acute and Febris Intermittent-Tertian (malaria); Died 11/12 Dec 1863 and is one of 260 Confederates buried in unmarked graves of Confederate Square at Rose Hill Cem., Macon, Bibb Co GA as his name appears as such on a list of those buried there from MACON DAILY TELEGRAPH of 26 Apr 1866

Henderson, Robert J
Private
Company H

Enlisted 26 Apr 1862 in Co. C of 42nd AL CSA; Paroled in the field at Vicksburg MS as a Private of Co. C of the 42nd AL CSA; Paroled at Greensboro NC on 1 May 1865 as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co. H; "R.J. Henderson" buried in Ramah Cemetery at Shelby County TX, 11 Jan 1831 - 2 March 1910

Henderson, Robert
Private
Company F

Enlisted 29 Sep 1863 in Co. C of 57th AL CSA; paroled at Greensboro NC on 1 May 1865 as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co. F

Hendley (Hundley), Ephram T
Private
Company H

Age at Enlistment: 20
Enlisted 18 March 1862 at Lawrenceville AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. H dated 10 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Lookout Mountain TN with notation "At home sick with leave."; Died in service 16 Apr 1864 at unknown location of pneumonia: left effects of $19.50

Hendley (Hundley), John H
Private
Company H

Age at Enlistment: 47
Enlisted 18 March 1862 at Lawrenceville (ALSO 10 May 1862 at Auburn AL); Appears on Muster Roll of Co. H dated 10 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Lookout Mountain TN with notation: "Deserted."; Listed as Private on muster roll of Co. H published by T.J. Carlisle in 1902

Hendrix (Hendriks/Hendrin), William H (A)
Private
Company C

Died in service 17 June 1864 at Marietta GA; Claim for deceased soldier filed on 27 Dec 1864 by Sarah A.P. Hendrix (Hendrin), widow, Andalusia AL; Alabama Confederate Pension No. 28896 filed at Conecuh County AL by Mrs. S.A. Hendrix, widow contains a letter from War Dept. no. 208441, dated 23 Sep 1913, to Examiner of Public Accounts Alabama, stating "The name W.H. Hendrix has not been found on the muster-in-roll, dated 1862/03/24 (only roll on file), of Co. C, 37th Alabama Infantry Reg, C.S.A., and no record has been found of the capture or parole of a man of that name an organization.", that stated, she received her pension, application of Mrs. S.A. Hendrix witnessed by J.W. Gomillion and Z. Terry (likely J.C. Gomillion - Co. C as was Zebulon Terry)

Herington (Herrington), Ephram (Ephriam)
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 28
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; Died in service 12 Aug 1862 at Columbus MS of "fever"

Herndon, G S
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 29
Enlisted 23 March 1862 at Greenville AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. A dated 26 May 1862 at Opelika AL

Herrell (Herrill/Harrell), James H
Private
Company H

Enlisted 19 Apr 1862 in Co. C of 42nd AL CSA; paroled at Greensboro NC on 1 May 1865 as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co. H

Herring, William H
Private
Company G

Buried in Eastside Cemetery, (downtown) Headland, Henry County AL, marker information "William H. Herring Pvt. Co. G. 37th Alabama CSA - b/ June 21 1843 d/ June 27 18__ looks like 84"

Hewitt (Hewell), James S
Private
Company G

Enlisted 28 Oct 1863 at Demopolis AL; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL; POW at Chattanooga TN on 24 Nov 1863 (Lookout Mountain) and sent to Nashville, Louisville and on to Rock Island Prison IL; Among those received on 27 March 1865 at Bouleware's Wharf (James River VA) from Jno E. Mulford, Bvt Brig Gen & U.S. Exchange Agent: 1,088 POWs including 30 officers; "James S Hewell" buried in Texas State Cemetery, Confederate Field, Section 3, Row B, No. 31 at Austin TX, b. 1845 - 6 Sep 1937

Hews (Hughes?), M H ("Matt")
Rank Unknown
Company D
Mentioned as one of four former members of the 37th AL in an August 1893 article in THE SOUTHERN STAR of Ozark, Dale Co AL as part of a group of Confederate Veterans who met at the court house at Ozark AL to form UCV chapter

Hickman, Robert M (sic K M)
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 23
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; POW at Corinth MS 3-5 Oct 1862; Forwarded to Columbus KY from Corinth MS on 9 Oct 1862; Received near Vicksburg aboard steamer Dacotah 539 POWs 18 Oct 1862/exchanged officially on 8 Nov 1862; Signed his parole with X in the field at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863 as a Private of Company A of the 37th AL Infantry CSA; Signed his name on his parole at Montgomery AL on 20 May 1865; 5’5" tall with dark hair, dark eyes and dark complexion; Alabama Confederate Pension No. 33771 filed at Henry County AL by M.A. Hickman, widow, application witnessed by John Griffin and L.W. Nordan (both Co. A)

Hicks (Hix), William Aster
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 23
Enlisted 22 Apr 1862 at Auburn AL by J.F. Dowdell; Listed as Private 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 a Private of Co. A of the 37th AL Infantry CSA; Alabama Confederate Pension application filed at Henry County AL by Mrs. Celia L. Hicks, widow, dated 24 Dec 1920 states "Was captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi and imprisoned there and was discharged from Prison, 1865/04"; Alabama Confederate Pension No. 337733 recorded at Henry County AL, applicant Mrs. C.L. Hix, widow, application witnessed by Geo. Deal and W.B. Aman (both Co. A)

Highsmith, William
Private
Company C

No additional information currently available

Hightower, W B
1st Sergeant
Company A

Enlisted 3 Dec 1862 in Co. G of 54th AL CSA; paroled at Greensboro NC on 1 May 1865 as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co. A

Higley (sic Higler), John H
Colonel
Regimental Field & Staff

Commanding 40th AL Infantry CSA at Vicksburg MS siege; Paroled in the field at Vicksburg MS as Colonel of the 40th AL Infantry CSA; Commanding 40th AL in Baker’s Brigade (with 37th, 42nd and 54th AL) of Stewart’s Division of the Army of Tennessee on 30 June 1864 at Atlanta; Commanding Baker’s Brigade (which contained the 37th, 40th, 42nd and 54th AL) on 22 July 1864 in Battle of Atlanta and mentioned in Major General Henry D. Clayton’s After Acton Report, towit "... At the same time I ordered Colonel Higley to move his brigade forward, but deeming it important to meet this movement of the enemy and at least check it, I ordered him to change his front obliquely to the left and attack. This he did in good style, and, together with the artillery, checked the movement from that direction... . All the other troops having left the field except Colonel Higley, who was a few hundred yards to my left and still skirmishing with the enemy, I ordered him to withdraw, retaining General Manigault and Colonel Jones in position until night, when I received orders to withdraw them also... In this engagement I lost many brave men and officers. Conspicuous among the latter were ... Lieutenant-Colonel Greene, Thirty-seventh Alabama, Baker’s brigade..."; Commanding 40th AL in Baker’s Brigade (with 37th, 42nd and 54th AL) of Clayton’s Division of the Army of Tennessee on 31 July 1864 at Atlanta; Commanding 40th AL in Baker’s Brigade (with 37th, 42nd and 54th AL) of Clayton’s Division of Lee’s Corps of the Army of Tennessee on 31 Aug 1864 at Atlanta; Commanding CONSOLIDATED 37th Alabama (with 42nd & 54th AL) at Spanish Fort AL in November 1864

Hill, Allen
Rank Unknown (Hospital Steward)
Unknown Company

Enlisted 1 Aug 1864 at Montgomery AL; Paroled at Greensboro NC on 1 May 1865 - POSSIBLY SAME MAN AS "B A HILL" CO. K NOTED AS "ASST SURGEON"


Hill, Benjamin Augustus
(Hill, Benjamin Abner)
Private
, Company K
Assistant Surgeon, Regimental Field & Staff

Age at Enlistment: 29
Enlisted 10 May 1862 at Montgomery AL; Appears as Private on Muster Roll of Co. K dated 13 May 1862; Paid $260.00 on 2 June 1862 for transportation of men from Troy AL to Montgomery AL; Another event, during December 1862, in which Hill transported soldiers was recalled in his Confederate pension disability claim:

"... while on my way from the battle of Coffeeville, Miss. [5 Dec 1862], I was or had charge of several sick and wounded men and I rode on top of a Box Car & a particle of Coal struck me in my left Eye and put it out."

Acting as an Assistant Surgeon with 37th Alabama Infantry for period of 8 Sep 1862-15 Jan 1863; Paid $44 in Dec 1863 for services from 1 July-31 Oct 1862; Recommended for discharge by a Medical Review Board (Drs. Michell & Bara) at Montgomery AL Hospital due to disease of eyes:

"Chronic ophthalmia of anterior left eye [an infection between the cornea and lens]. Right eye very weak."

Discharged from C.S. Army service on 20 March 1863; Signed contract as Acting Asst. Surgeon [contract physician] with Col John Porter Warner Amerine, former Major of the 37th Ala Inf, to serve the hospital at Troy, Ala.; Paid on 30 June 1863 at Pollard, Ala. (where Amerine's new regiment, the 54th [later 57th] Ala. Inf. was stationed) for two months services as contract physician at Troy, Ala.; A sketch of his service appeared during his lifetime in Memorial Record of Alabama (1893) Vol I, pp 668-669, with his service noted as: "Asst. Surg 37 Ala Inf Regt., and Asst. Surg. in and Inspector-Gen. of Hospitals in Ga., Ala. & Tenn."

According to Civil War physician authority, Dr. Terry Hambrecht, Dr. Benjamin A. Hill was born in July 1833 in Georgia and as a student from Alabama, received his M.D. from the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, Va. in 1860; Hill was practicing medicine at Montgomery County, Ala., in 1860 and again in 1870. By 1880 removed and practicing medicine at Harrisburg, Harris County, TX, but returned to Alabama by 1886 where he is noted in practice at Elba, Coffee County, Ala., through 1903; Benjamin Augustus Hill is reported as "Secretary," "Health Officer," and as a "Censor" of the Coffee County, Ala., Medical Society in 1893; Married Sallie Rhodes at Pike County, Ala., 28 Feb 1895; Dr. Hill died at Coffee County, Ala., on 8 Sept 1904, and is presumed buried there; Sallie Hill applied for a Confederate widow's pension in Florida in 1930 and received it (A10188) in 1931 after initially being denied, in part because the pension board could find no living survivors who could vouch for her husband's service with the 37th Alabama Infantry; Learn about those who dedicated themselves to care for the sick and wounded throughout the war at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.


Hill, Benjamin F
Private
Company F

Age at Enlistment: 20
Enlisted 12 March 1862 at Pike County AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. F dated 20 Apr 1862; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. F dated 26 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Died in service 12 Aug 1862 at Columbus MS of "brain fever": left effects of $15.00; Claim for deceased soldier filed on 7 May 1863 by Mary F. Hill (Mary J. Hill), widow, care of B. Fitzpatrick, Troy AL

Hill, Charles W
Private
Company F

Enlisted 10 Aug 1861 in Co. C of 54th AL CSA; Paroled at Greensboro NC on 1 May 1865 as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co. F

Hill, David
2nd Corporal
Company B

Age at Enlistment: 27
Enlisted 15 March 1862 at Daviston AL in Captain L.P. Hamner’s Company of Volunteers (later Co. B) "for three years or the war" by Captain Hamner; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. B dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL as 2nd Corporal; Paid $52 on 10 Feb 1863 for 1 Sep-31 Dec 1862; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; Admitted 21 May 1864 to Macon Hospital (Macon GA) and died while hospitalized there on 23 May 1864 with cause of death noted as "Dysentery"; Claim for deceased soldier filed on 10 Oct 1864 by Elizabeth Hill, widow; Alabama Confederate Pension No. 25606 recorded at Chambers County AL for Elizabeth Hill, widow, application witnessed by E.W. Ponder and W.J Ponder (both Co. B)

Hill, Gibson F
2nd Lieutenant
Company B

Age at Enlistment: 24
Enlisted 15 March 1862 at Daviston AL in Captain L.P. Hamner’s Company of Volunteers "for three years or the war" by Captain Hamner; Appears on Muster Roll of Hamner’s Co. B dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL as 2nd Lieutenant; Signed his parole in the field at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863 as 2nd Lieutenant of Company B of the 37th AL Infantry CSA; POW at Lookout Mountain TN on 24 Nov 1863 and sent to Nashville TN, Louisville KY and on to Johnson’s Island (an Officer’s Prison) in Lake Erie off Sandusky OH arriving there 1 Dec 1863; Released on Oath of Allegiance to U.S. on 13 Jun 1865 under General Order No. 109; 5’9" tall with black eyes, black hair and dark complexion; residence: Milltown AL and age 29 at release

Hill, Hartwell Spain
Private
Company G

Age at Enlistment: 23
Enlisted 12 April 1862 at Auburn by W.W. Meadows (ALSO 16 May 1862 at Auburn AL); Appears on Muster Roll of Co. G dated 13 May 1862; Served as Teamster Nov-Dec 1862; Served as Teamster and paid $7.50 extra duty pay for Jan 1863; Paid $7.00 extra duty pay for Feb 1863; Served as Teamster for 1 March -17 May 1863; Served at Vicksburg MS siege as Teamster; Signed his parole in the field at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863 as a Private of Co. G of the 37th AL Infantry CSA; Served as Teamster 20 Oct-30 Nov 1863; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL with notation: "Teamster - On extra duty."; Paroled at Greensboro NC on 1 May 1865 as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co. G; Made a Personal Statement to Census Tax Collector of Clay County AL in 1907-08 in which he stated "Re-enlisted (same company) Fall 1863, Demopolis, Alabama. Captured at Vicksburg, Miss, July 4, 1863, and was paroled in fall of 1863."; Born 7 June 1838; Living (1907-08) Lineville AL; Alabama Confederate Pension No. 27478 recorded at Clay County AL for Susan A. Hill, widow, application witnessed by J.T. Harris and Thos. Northen (both surnames appear, but can't match first names to regiment); Buried in Black's Chapel Church Cemetery at Clay County AL,  7 June 1838 - 1 Dec 1910

Hill, J J
Private
Company C

Service in 37th AL not confirmed, but Alabama Confederate Pension No. 37355 recorded at Madison County AL dated 21 July 1914 for a "J. J. Hill" a Private in Co. C of the 37th AL with notation "The name J.J. Hill has not been found on any records, muster-in-rolls, and nothing has been found relative to the service, capture, or parole of this man and organization or any other organization, regiment mentioned, Geo. Andres, The Adjutant General. Pensioner: Jane Hill, Witness: Jno. W. Towry, Wm. B. Tillen." (the names of the witnesses also not found among records of 37th AL)

Hill, John C
Private
Company I

Enlisted 20 Nov 1862 at Abbeville MS; Discharged Dec 1862 at Grenada MS; Appears on post-war Record Roll compiled by Thomas J. Griffin, former Captain of Co. I, dated 28 June 1866 with notations "Married", "Farmer" and "P.O. LaFayette, Alabama"; 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 "Hill, John, discharged Dec. 1862"; Listed as Private in muster roll of Co. I published in WEEKLY ENTERPRISE in 1902

Hill, Martin T
Private
Company G

Age at Enlistment: 32/37
Enlisted 8 Apr 1862 at Loachapoka AL by W.W. Meadows; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. G dated 13 May 1862; Died in service 22 July 1862 at Columbus MS of unknown cause (Disease assumed)

Hill, Samuel T (S J)
Private
Company F

Age at Enlistment: 21
Enlisted 12 March 1862 at China Grove, Pike County AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. F dated 20 April 1862; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. F dated 26 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Hospitalized in General Hospital at Marion MS and returned to duty 15 Jan 1863; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; POW at Chattanooga on 24 Nov 1863 (from Lookout Mountain TN) and sent to Nashville TN, Louisville KY and on to Rock Island Military Prison IL; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Dec 1862 "near Dalton" GA with notation "Captured on Picket on Lookout Mtn. Nov 12, 1863"

Hill, U T
Private
Company F

Listed as Private on Muster Roll of Co. E published in 12 June 1902 WEEKLY ENTERPRISE

Hilson (Heilson), Edmund (Edward)
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 15/16
Enlisted 22 March 1862 at Auburn AL by J.F. Dowdell; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. A dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL as age 16; Listed as Private on Muster Roll of Co. A dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL

Hilson (Heilson), John L
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 19
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; Died in service at Ripley MS of "fever" on 7 Oct 1862 (also sic 7 Feb 1863); Claim for deceased soldier filed 3 March 1863 by Edmund Hilson, father and paid 16 Oct 1863: $31.56; His death recalled by Samuel Singletary in his account of Battle of Corinth published 22 May 1902 in WEEKLY ENTERPRISE: "...The next day (5 Oct 1862) after we passed the (Hatchie) bridge that had been fired by the enemy, one of our company John L Hillson died on the march just north of Ripley..."

Hilson (Heilson?), William H
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 23
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; Died in service 10 Oct 1862 at Columbus MS of "fever": left personal effects of $1.00 which was "given to his brother" (presumably Edmund/Edward Hilson as John L. Hilson died 3 days earlier); Claim for deceased soldier paid 15 Oct 1863: $19.95 to Elizabeth Hilson, widow; Wm H. Hilson described as 5’9" tall with dark complexion, dark eyes, and black hair and farmer by occupation: Residence: Bay Springs AL age 23 at death

Hilton, John 
Rank Unknown
Company A
Died in service 6 Nov 1863 of unknown cause and buried Grave 6, Row 1 at Stonewall Cem., LaGrange GA

Hilton, W A
Private
Company A

Paroled in the field at Vicksburg MS as a Private of Co. A of the 37th AL Infantry CSA; POSSIBLY SAME MAN AS "WILLIAM H HILSON" ALSO OF CO. A

Hindman, James
Private
Company G

Died in service of unknown cause at unknown place/date

Hodges, John Henry
Private
Company C

Age at Enlistment: 24/26
Enlisted 15 Apr 1862 at Leon AL (ALSO record of enlistment at Greenville, Butler County AL on same date) "For Three Years"; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. C dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn ALPOW at Corinth MS and delivered 18 Oct 1862 aboard the steamer Dacotah at Vicksburg MS and declared exchanged 8 Nov 1862; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; Appears as "J. Henry Hodges" on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL with notation "Absent without leave since August 25th - 40 days."

Hoff, Jno. W
Private
Company H

Listed as Private on Muster Roll of Co. H published by T.J. Carlisle in 1902 SEE ALSO "HUFF"

Holder, Robert
Private
Company F

Hospitalized in 1st Mississippi CSA Hospital at Jackson MS 19 March-5 Apr 1863 with notations: "Chronic diarrhea" and "Furloughed"

Holder, William
Private
Company H

Hospitalized 24 Nov 1863 in Atlanta Hospital at Atlanta GA with notation: "Gonorrhea," and "... transferred to Fair Grounds Hospital No. 2 (no date)"; Returned to duty 15 Apr 1864

Holder (Helder), Harry
Private
Company H

POW (although noted "Absent without leave") at Resaca Station GA 3 July 1864 and sent to prison at Camp Gayles IL; Applied for Oath of Allegiance at Camp Douglas IL 17 Aug 1864: "... Claims to have been loyal. Was conscripted into Rebel Army and deserted to avail himself of Amnesty Proclamation, & etc..."

Holder (Houlder/Houlden), Ira (John)
Private
Company H & K

Age at Enlistment: 20
Enlisted 18 March 1862 at Lawrenceville AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. H dated 10 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 9 July 1863; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Lookout Mountain TN; POW captured near Marietta GA 3 July 1864 (possibly WIA/possibly AWOL with Harry Holder on same date?) and sent to Nashville, Louisville and on to Camp Douglas IL (Chicago); Died in service 5 Aug 1864 of pleurisy while POW; buried in grave No. 1239 at Chicago City Cemetery (now Oak Woods Cemetery, Confederate Mound, Chicago IL)

Holland, David
Private
Company C

Age at Enlistment: 42
Enlisted 24 March 1862 at Leon AL for a period of three years; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. C dated 13/15 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Hospitalized in General Hospital at Lauderdale Springs MS 22 Apr 1863; Hospitalized in General Hospital at Selma AL (AL State Dept of Archives and History, Hospital Register No. 2969) admitted on 16 Oct 1863 with notation: "Stopped one night" although reason for hospitalization not indicated; Hospitalized in 1st Mississippi CSA Hospital at Jackson MS with chronic diarrhea on 17 Oct 1863; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Montgomery AL with notation "Absent. Sick."; Died in service at Mobile AL 28 Sep 1864 (cause unknown): left $30.75

Holland, Jesse
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: ca 26
POW at Corinth MS 3-5 Oct 1862 and forwarded to Columbus KY for exchange on 9 Oct 1862; Received at or near Vicksburg MS aboard steamer Dacotah with 539 POWs and declared exchanged 8 Nov 1862; Captured/Paroled at Vicksburg (NEED TO LOOK FOR HIS RECORD AT VICKSBURG); POW at Graysville GA on 27 Nov 63 and sent to Nashville, Louisville and on to Rock Island Prison IL; Transferred: Naval rendezvous at Camp Douglas (Chicago IL) on 5 Feb 1864; Enlisted in U.S. Navy on 25 Jan 1864 to get out of prison - served duration of war aboard USS Circassian alongside brother Spenser Holland (Co. A); Brother to John Holland (Co. A); Born 3 Apr 1836-Died 18 May 1908 according to marker for "Jesse Holland, Pvt., Co A, 37th Ala." located in Pine Level Baptist Church Cemetery, County Road 33, north of Blue Springs AL

Holland, John
Private
Company A

Age at Enlistment: 28
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; WIA at Corinth MS/Died of wounds at Oxford MS 11 or 14 Nov 1862 and buried there 14 Nov 1862; Claim for deceased soldier filed 27 Jan 1863 by Mary Ann Holland and paid $32.53 on 15 Oct 1863; Son-in-Law to Emanuel Antley (Co. A) (Holland married Mary Ann [Polly] Antley); Brother-in-Law to Benjamin Albert Forrester (Co. A); Brother to Jesse and Spenser Holland (both Co. A)

Holland, Thomas E
Private
Company C

Age at Enlistment: 15
Enlisted 22 Apr 1864 at Leon AL; Disability Discharge 28 Sep 1864: "Unfit since enlistment. Very delicate youth and unfit for service"; 5’6" tall with fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair and farmer by occupation; Born: Covington County AL

Holland, William W
Rank Unknown
Company B

Hospitalized in General Hospital at Selma AL with "Chr. Diarrhoea" (chronic diarrhea), admitted 7 Nov 1864 and returned to duty 10 Dec 1864

Holland (sic Howland), Spenser R (B)
Private
Company A

POW at Corinth MS 3-5 Oct 1862 and forwarded to Columbus KY for exchange; Aboard steamer Dacotah for exchange 18 Oct 1862 and declared exchanged 8 Nov 1862; Captured/Paroled at Vicksburg (FIND RECORD); POW at Graysville GA on 27 Nov 63 and sent to Nashville, Louisville and on to Rock Island Prison IL; Enlisted 25 Jan 1864 in U.S. Navy at Camp Douglas (Chicago IL) to get out of prison - served duration of war aboard USS Circassian alongside brother Jesse Holland (Co. A); Brother to John Holland (Co. A); A "S W Holland" (possibly this man) is noted as having witnessed the Confederate Pension of W J Barnes (Co. E) along with "Frank Jordan" (likely Francis Jordan also of Co. A)

Hollifield, Charles W
Private
Company D

Enlisted 9 Apr 1862 at Auburn AL - "rejected upon examination"

Hollis, James P
Private
Company K

Age at Enlistment: 26
Enlisted 17 March 1862 at Spring Hill AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. K dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; KIA at Iuka MS 18 or 19 Sep 1862; Claim for deceased soldier filed 8 July 1863 by Jane Hollis

Holloway (Hollaway), John T (F)
Private
Company E

Age at Enlistment: 31
Enlisted 8 Apr 1862 at Woodville AL in Capt Skipper’s Company (later Co. E); Appears on Muster Roll of Co. E dated 2 May 1862 at Auburn AL

Holly, G L
Private
Company I

Enlisted in Co. F of 42nd AL CSA; Paroled in the field at Vicksburg as a Private of Co. H of the 42nd AL CSA; Paroled at Greensboro NC on 1 May 1865 as part of CONSOLIDATED 37th AL CSA Co. I

Holly (Holley), John A
5th Sergeant-3rd Sergeant
Company H

Age at Enlistment: 25
Enlisted 18 March 1862 at Lawrenceville AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. H dated 13 May 1862 as 5th Sergeant; WIA at Corinth MS 3-5 Oct 1862; Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 10 July 1863; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Lookout Mountain TN as 5th Sergeant; Hospitalized with record for "John A. Holly, Sgt. Co H" in Forsythe Hospital at Forsythe GA on 1 Dec 1864; Paid $102 on 6 Feb 1864 for service from 1 July through 31 Dec 1863; POW at Resaca GA on 15 May 1864 and sent to Nashville and on to Camp Morton Prison (Indianapolis IN); Hospitalized in USA Pest (Smallpox) Hospital 1 Jan 1865 with "Varioloid" (experimental vaccine for smallpox {1901 definition} Varioloid: The slight form of the disease Variola or smallpox as modified by vaccination or inoculation. It is chiefly important from the possibility that the patient may become a source of infection to others); Forwarded to City Point VA for exchange on 26 Feb 1865; Received at Wayside Hospital No. 9 at Richmond VA on 12 May 1865; Furloughed for 30 days on 13 March 1865

Holmes, Arthur (Arter) B
Private-Corporal-Captain
Company H

Age at Enlistment: 25
Enlisted 10 May 1862 at Lawrenceville AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. H dated 10 May 1862 at Auburn AL; WIA or sick at Vicksburg MS as he signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 13 July 1863 in City Hospital as a "Corporal" of Co. H of the 37th AL Infantry CSA; Delivered to Mobile AL; Appears on Pay Roll dated 31 Oct 1863 at Lookout Mountain TN with rank indicated as "Captain"; Died at "Point Clair" (location unknown)

Holmes, J M (Joel?)
Private
Company F

Signed his parole at Vicksburg MS on 10 July 1863; A "Joel Holmes" witnessed the Confederate Pension application of W.T. Brown of Co. H with Felix Whatley

Holms (Homes), Henry N
Private
Company K

Age at Enlistment: 17/18
Enlisted 17 March 1862 at Spring Hill AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. K dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL

Holms, Jordan (Homes, Jewan)
Private
Company K

Age at Enlistment: 21
Enlisted 17 March 1862 at Spring Hill AL; Appears on Muster Roll of Co. K dated 13 May 1862 at Auburn AL; Died in service of unknown cause at unknown place/date; Personal effects of $18.00 turned over to CSA Quarter Master

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