|Birth: ||Oct. 11, 1819|
|Death: ||Jul. 3, 1871|
Col 1st LA Infantry (Nelligan's) C.S.A.
Proud Confederate Soldier
Mayor of Shreveport 1871
City Council Member 1857-58
Shivers, William R., Capt. Col. Co. A, Field and Staff, 1st (Nelligan's) La. Inf. En. April 28, 1861, New Orleans, La. Roll to June 30, 1861, Absent on detached service at Peg's Point. Transfd. by promotion to Major in 1st La. Vols. Roll Sept. and Oct., 1861, Absent, sick, in Norfolk. Major to Oct. 10, 1861, when elected to Lt. Col. Rolls Nov., 1861, to Feb., 1862, Present. Roll April 30 to Oct. 31, 1862, Absent, wounded, in Richmond, Va. Roster dated Camp near Port Royal, Dec. 31, 1862. Absent, wounded in right arm, severely, June 25, 1862. Unfit for duty. Has complied with Art. 21, Par. 172, of the Regiment. Roll Jan. and Feb., 1863, Absent on furlough. Rolls March, 1863, to Aug., 1863, Absent in consequence of wounds Recd. in battle June 25, 1862. Rolls Sept., 1863, to Feb., 1864, Absent without leave since June _, 1863. Roll March 1 to Aug. 31, 1864, Absent, wounded June 25, 1862; now in duty in Shreveport. Record copied from Memorial Hall, New Orleans, La., by the War Dept., Washington, D. C., May, 1903, born Georgia, occupation merchant, Res. S. Port, La., age when enlisted 35, single. Disabled Comdg. Post at South Port, La.
Sarah Elizabeth Trabue Shivers (1830 - 1876)*
Anthony Trabue Shivers (1865 - 1865)*
Mary Rabun Shivers (1867 - 1867)*
Plot: Lot 6, Section 22
Created by: David Hill
Record added: May 25, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11025238