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Lieut Abram Tamplin Card
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Birth: Oct. 12, 1838
Jones County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1896
Denton County
Texas, USA

Co. H 1st AL Inf, Gladen's Brigade, Bragg's Division, CSA

Enlisted: Feb 15, 1862, at Loachapoka, AL, by Capt C.A. Stanton, period: "The War".
Abram T. Card served as Sergeant and Jr. 2d Lt in Co H, 1st Ala Inf Rgt. The men were recruited from Barbour, Lowndes, Macon, Pike, Talladega, Tallapoosa, and Wilcox counties.
Serving as Sergeant, was captured, Island No. 10, April 8, 1862, sent to Camp Butler, Springfield, IL, as a POW, then sent from there to Vicksburg, MS, Sept 23, 1862, to be exchanged. The regiment then rendezvoused at Jackson, Miss., having lost 150 by death in prison, 150 by casualties since and during the siege of Island Ten. In May, 1863, he was elected 2nd LT. They were ordered to Port Hudson, LA, on the Mississippi where they participated in the siege there. "Here 6500 Confederates held 30,000 Union troops May 21 until July 8, 1863. Fall of Port Hudson opened river, hastening fall of Confederacy. " After the surrender at Port Hudson, the privates were paroled and the officers kept in prison till the peace. He was sent from Port Hudson to New Orleans on the Steamer "Suffolk", then confined at the Customs House there until Sept 20th, 1863 when he was sent North on the Steamer 'Clinton'. On Sept 29, 1863, he arrived at Ft Columbus, New York Harbor and was sent on to Johnson's Island, Ohio, on that date. He remained there until Mar 21, 1865, when he was transferred to Point Lookout, MD for exchange. His name appears as a signature to an Oath of Allegiance to the United States, subscribed to at Fort Delaware, DE, June 12, 1865.

Children
William S. Card
Mattie S. Card
John Winfield Card
Lida Monroe Card
Jessie M. Card
Hubert Card
Lewis Pattillo Card
Fannie Card
Lynn Card
Nettie G. Card 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jane Monroe Tamplin Card (1823 - 1878)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Hamill Pattillo Card (1844 - 1894)*
 
 Children:
  Mattie L. Card Calvert (1868 - 1907)*
  John Winfield Card (1871 - 1965)*
  Hubert Card (1880 - 1881)*
  Lewis Patillo Card (1883 - 1944)*
  Fannie Card Coffey (1885 - 1957)*
  Nettie G. Card (1887 - 1907)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: h/o Elizabeth Hamill Pattillo; married 08 Nov 1866 in Macon County, Alabama. s/o John Henry Card and Jane Monroe Tamplin.
 
Burial:
Chinns Chapel Cemetery
Copper Canyon
Denton County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Betty Finley
Originally Created by: Texas CSA
Record added: Nov 22, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23032581
Lieut Abram Tamplin Card
Added by: Betty Finley
 
 
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- Charlotte W Coffey
 Added: Jun. 9, 2011

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