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Pvt George M Alford
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Birth: 1823
Lincoln County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1864
Andersonville (Sumter County)
Sumter County
Georgia, USA

Son of John Alford & Nancy C. Hunter
Nancy, age 65, born VA
George, age 26, born KY
Frances, age 18
Madison, age 21
Rosabella, age 6/12
I do certify that Security has been ..... in my office for a License to issue for a marriage intended between George M Alford and Alcy Frances Yocum this is therefore to authorize any Minister of the Gospel legally authorized to Solemnize the Rites of Matrimony to join together the said George M Alford and Alcy Frances Yocum in the holy State of Matrimony agreeable to the forms and ceremonies of his church or society. In testimony whereof I Thomas Helm Clerk of the Lincoln County Court have hereunto subscribed my name this 4th day of December 1849
Thomas Helm Clerk By J E Huffman DC

I do certify that I did Solemnize the Rites of marriage between George M Alford and Alcy Frances Yocum on the 4th day of Dec 1849 given under my hand this day and date above.
J C Portman Minister of the Gospel

State of Kentucky Lincoln County J R Carson Clerk of the County Court for the County aforesaid sole custodian of Marriage Records of said County do certify that the writing contained on the reverse page beginning with the words State of Kentucky &c and ending with the words given under my hand this day and date above is a true copy of the record relating to the marriage of George M Alford to Alcy Francis Yocum as copied from the records of my office. Witness my hand and seal at office in Stanford this 30th January 1863 R Carson Clerk LCC

The above was included in Alcy's application for widow's pension.

It appears from the Rolls on file in this Office, that GEORGE M. ALFORD was enrolled on the 9 day of Aug 1862, at Washington, and mustered into the United States service as a Corp'l, in Co. D, 11 Regiment of Ky Cav Volunteers, to serve 3 years, or during the war. Sept 22, 1862. The Muster Rolls of Co. D of that Regiment for Feb 29th 1864, covering the period of his alleged death are not on file in this Office; the proper authorities having, thus far, neglected to furnish them, though repeatedly notified of their neglect.
GEORGE ALFORD Pvt Co B 11 Ky Cav died a prisoner of war at Andersonville Ga April 22, 1864.

Affidavit of Capt. W.H. Bell says GEORGE M. ALFORD was captured near Maryville, Tenn. on the 14th day of Nov 1863 and was sent off to prison and that GEORGE M. ALFORD died in prison at Andersonville on or about the 12th day of April 1864 of Erisipalus

The rest of this is in the Bio of George's wife since it is her application for pension. 
Family links: 
  Alice Frances Yocum Alford (1832 - 1911)
  Andrew Jackson Alford (1854 - 1926)*
  George A Alford (1858 - 1925)*
*Calculated relationship
Andersonville National Cemetery
Andersonville National Historic Site
Macon County
Georgia, USA
Plot: , Row: 674
Maintained by: Joyce Tinsley
Originally Created by: John C. Anderson
Record added: Apr 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51150636
Pvt George M Alford
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Pvt George M Alford
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