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Maj Josiah Spurlock Turney
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Birth: 1835
Death: 1868

TURNEY, Josiah Spurlock
Maj, Co. K, 1st Ark Inf, USA; born 1835; enlisted 20 March 1863 at Fayetteville; transferred to non-commissioned staff 01 Mar 1864; mustered out 10 August 1865 as a Major; Pvt. Co. K, 14th (Powers) Ark Inf, CSA; enlisted 21 Jan Camp Madison; deserted 03 Apr 1862 (on list of Peace Society who had not been arrested; apparently caught later and forced him to serve with Co. K, 14th AR; see his brother John Campbell Turney; in other words looks like he deserted C.S.A. and then joined Union where he ended up as a Major stationed at Ft. Smith, AR; survived to come home and served as a school teacher in Snowball area; died Jan 1868 
Family links: 
  Lemuel Smith Turney (1857 - 1935)*
  Arabazena Ottalee Turney Castleberry (1867 - 1934)*
*Calculated relationship
Snowball Cemetery
Searcy County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: Bev
Record added: Dec 27, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10178655
Maj Josiah Spurlock Turney
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