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Nathaniel Barham
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1824
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1894
Neshoba County
Mississippi, USA

Married to Sarah J. G. Brookshire
1850 Census Record of Pickens Coynty, Alabama
Nathaniel Barham age 23 was listed as an Overseer in the household of J. H. Mirror age 56 and Rebecca age 48

Sept 8, 1860 Census Record for Neshoba County, Mississippi
Nathaniel age 29
Sarah age 25
Mary age 4
John age 2
Matilda Brookshire age 63

Next House Hold
S. G. Wilson age 28
Caroline age 22
Francis P. age 5
Perlina E. Martin age 29

1870 census of Neshoba County, Mississippi
Nathaniel Barham age 42 North Carolina Farmer
Sarah J. G. age 37 House Keeping Alabama
children were
Mary M. age 13
John W. age 11 Alabama
Andeas A. age 9 Mississippi
Estrella C. age 7
Edgar B. age 2
Newton age 4
Ella M. age 3 months

Next House hold was
John J. Smith age 30 or 50 Farmer Alabama
Hester A. age 33 House Keeping Alabama
Elisabeth F. age 24
Benjamin W. age 19
John L. age 14

Nathaniel Barham (First_Last)
Regiment Name 5 Mississippi Infantry
Side Confederate
Company K,H
Soldier's Rank_In Private
Soldier's Rank_Out Private
Alternate Name
Film Number M232 roll 2
Civil war records
He Enlisted in the 5th Mississippi company K 8 Jan 1863. He was given an order by General Stonewall Jackson to perform his duty as a prison guard in bridgeport, alabama. 13 May 1864 Nathaniel was sick with Bronchitis and was sent to Ocmulgee Hospital in Macon, Georgia. 2 March 1864 he was captured at Franklin, TN, and sent to a union army prison camp in Nashville, TN. 6 March 1864 He was sent to Louisville, Kentucky. While in prison he fractured his leg and after being seen for his leg he was sent to Camp Chase, Ohio on the 17 December 1864. He was released from prison on the 12 March 1865.

5th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company B -- Bogue Chitto Rangers (raised in Neshoba County, MS)
5th Infantry Regiment, organized in the spring of 1861, contained men from Pike, Amite, Lauderdale, Winston, Noxubee, and Kemper counteis. After serving in Florida it took an active part in the fight at Shiloh under General Chalmers. Later it was assigned to J.K. Jackson's, Gist's, and Lowry's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. The 5th was involved in the campaigns of the army from Murfreesboro to Atlanta, endured Hood's winter campaign in Tennessee, and fought in North Carolina. It lost forty-seven percent of the 170 engaged at Murfreesboro and thirty-three percent of the 225 at Chickamauga. In December, 1863, the unit totalled 395 men and 283 arms. At the Battle of Atlanta there were 11 killed, 44 wounded, and 11 missing. Only a remnant surrendered on April 26, 1865. The field officers were Colonels John R. Dickins, Albert E. Fant, and John Weir; Lieutenant Colonels Samuel F.M. Faucett, John B. Herring, A.T. Stennis, and W.L. Sykes; and Major James R. Moore.

Family links: 
  Lucy Harris Barham (1797 - 1877)
  Sarah J. G. Brookshire Barham (1833 - 1891)*
  Pleasant Dewitt Barham*
  Andeas A. E. Barham Smith (1860 - 1887)*
  Newton Barham (1866 - 1885)*
  Edgar Bolen Barham (1868 - 1950)*
  Cora Virginia Barham Perry (1872 - 1923)*
  William Samuel Barham (1818 - 1864)*
  Nathaniel Barham (1824 - 1894)
  Martha Jane Barham Ligon Jones (1825 - 1896)*
  Reutha Sarah Barham Upchurch Bailey (1828 - 1895)*
  Robertson Barham (1829 - 1862)*
*Calculated relationship
New Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery
Neshoba County
Mississippi, USA
Created by: Vince Hatten
Record added: Oct 19, 2010
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Nathaniel Barham
Added by: Jan Willis Moffett
Nathaniel Barham
Added by: Vince Hatten
Nathaniel Barham
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Nathaniel was actually the son of William Barham and his wife Mary (Polly) Ann Sherrin. He is listed in the distribution of lands from her estate, along with siblings in west Ala and Miss, Feb 1867. Wake Co, NC, Wills, Inventories and Settlements 34:219-2...(Read more)
- Joseph McMillan
 Added: Apr. 20, 2014
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: May. 7, 2013

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