|Birth: ||Sep. 21, 1816|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 1890|
Husband of Rebecca Dubose
Cemetery was originally called 'Fairley Cemetery'
per: marker order
Pvt Co H 5th [State Troops] Infantry Regiment Mississippi
Enlisted Dec 17, 1862 at Americus by A.R. Fairley.
Captured at Vicksburg July 4, 1863, paroled July 10, 1863.
On his prisoner release form, Edward signed his name as Edward G. BIRD.
U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles
about Edward Byrd
Name: Edward Byrd
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Mississippi
Service Record: Enlisted in Company H, Mississippi 5th Infantry Regiment.
Sources: Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
In 1850 New Orleans LA, Edward Bird age 35 b. Miss., & Rebecca age 24, children Edward age 3 and Bayard age 1.
1860 living in Americus Jackson Co MS; E G Bird age 44 b. Delaware & Rebecca age 38; children, Edward G. age 13, Byard age 11, Melvin age , J. A. age 9, Viola age 7, Mary age 5, Sarah age 3 & Matilda age 1.
Rebecca Dubose Byrd (1822 - ____)
Matilda Jane Byrd Hutchinson Logan (1861 - 1937)*
Guy Moore Byrd (1865 - 1941)*
Created by: Linda Ellis
Record added: Aug 13, 2010
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