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Francis H Cheves
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Birth: Dec. 13, 1825
Death: Nov. 15, 1868

I have read that my 3rd great grandfather-Francis lost his right arm. Below explains how it happened.
Card 1 of Civil war records
Cheevis Francis H. Co. C, 28 Batt'n Georgia Siege Artillery. (Confederate)
Private Private
card numbers 45405938, 45406110

Card 2 of Civil War records (Confederate.)
C 28 Batt'n Siege Art'y Ga.
Francis H. Cheevis Prt, Co. C. Bonaud's Battn'n, Georgia Vols*
appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above, for May 1 to Aug. 31, 1864.
Enlisted: When-March 12, 1864. Where: Camp Milton Fla. By whom: Capt. Crawford Period: War Last paid: By whom Rec'd no pay Present or absent-absent remarks: Wounded, sent to Hosp. Chas July 10-1864
*This company was also known as Company C, 28th Battalion Georgia Siege Artillery. The Battalion was organized as Siege Artillery, but from January, 1864, it acted as Infantry.

Card 3 of Civil War records (Confederate.)
C 28 Batt'n Siege Art'y. GA.
Francis H. Cheevis Private, Co. C, Bonaud's Batt'n, Georgia Vols
appears on Company Muster Roll of the organization named above, for Nov & Dec, 1864
enlisted March 12, 1864. Where Camp Milton Fla. By whom Capt. Crawford Period War. Last paid by whom Rec'd no pay
Present or absent Absent
Remarks; Wounded on Johns Island and sent to Charleston Hosp. July 10-1864

Card 4 (Confederate.)
C 28 Bn Siege Art Ga F. H. Cheevis Pvt. C. C. bonand's Battn. Ga. Vols
appears on a Report of casualties, at Jonhs and James Islands, S. C., July 1 to 10 1864. Report dated-Not dated Remarks: Wounded, severe
series 1, Vol., 35, page 128 M Gaede copyist 1371

item 5
C certificate Recommending Extension of Furlough
Private F.H. Cheeves, Co. C. Bonnard's Batt. Dept. -I am unable to make out the handwriting
Examining Board Macon, Ga. April 4th, 1865.


item 6 of F.H. Cheeves Civil War records: this also is dark and very hard to read
Recommendation for Extension of Furlough.
Medical Examing Board-Macon Ga. April 4th 1865
F. H. Cheeves of Company C, Bonaud's Battalion Post Office: ?Stiovese? Providence Having been granted a Furlough on the 20th of Sept 1864 at Americus, Ga, by Surg. Wible And having appeared before this Board for recommmendation for EXTENSION OF FURLOUGH, we do hereby certify that we have carefully examined him and find that [make a full statement of the case] he is unable to comply with Paid Gen Duty because of Amputution right arm upper third and in consequence thereof, he will not, in our opinion, be fit for duty in a less period than thirty days, for which time we recommend an extension of his furlough.
This document is signed by a Board of 3 surgeons P.A.C.S.






 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Greaf Cheves (1785 - 1858)
  Mary Howard Cheves (1785 - 1840)
 
 Spouse:
  Elvira A Harris Cheves (1830 - 1915)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Frances Cheves Brunson (1848 - 1922)*
  Mary H Cheves Carter (1850 - 1898)*
  Mary Elizabeth Cheves English (1857 - 1926)*
  Loua Eugenia Cheves Carter (1863 - 1921)*
 
 Siblings:
  Isaac Green Cheves (1811 - 1870)**
  Rebecca H Cheves Powell (1816 - 1869)*
  Wineford Cheves Gray (1821 - 1879)*
  Mary Cheves Crouch (1822 - 1857)*
  Joseph Cheves (1824 - ____)*
  Francis H Cheves (1825 - 1868)
  Henry Cheves (1830 - 1905)*
  Roswell S. Cheves (1844 - ____)**
  George W. Cheves (1845 - 1885)**
  Charles Thomas Cheves (1849 - 1911)**
  James Byron Chevis (1851 - 1912)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Smithville Cemetery
Smithville
Lee County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: P. Lewis Barker
Originally Created by: David Woody
Record added: Mar 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35314826
Francis H Cheves
Added by: Brenda A. Darbyshire
 
Francis H Cheves
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Added by: Brenda A. Darbyshire
 
 
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 Added: May. 18, 2012

- Brenda A. Darbyshire
 Added: Mar. 15, 2012
 
 
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