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Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C. (#3777891)
 member for 15 years, 6 months, 3 days
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Bio Photo Hi, I'm a retired police officer for the City of North Charleston in South Carolina. I retired in April 2005 with 33 years in law enforcememt. I also served 4 years in the USAF from 1967-1971. I have a beautiful wife, Roxanne, a beautiful daughter, Stephanie, who served 8 years in the United States Air Force and is now in the USAF Reserves. I have a beautiful grandaughter, born December 1, 2006, and her name is Raena Makenzie and she is the apple of my eye. I love to read and study history of the war for southern independence and World War II.
Find A Grave is one of my favorite sites, it is very interesting and full of unlimited history. If you have some free time please stop by my mom and dads site and I would like to thank everyone for all of the beautiful flowers and messages left for them, it really means alot to us.
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F Priam
William Lafayette Talbert
Hi, I saw your posting for William, honoring him as a "True Southern Hero" and "A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence".....but I was just curious, as I'am researching this Family Tree, did you know that His Father, James Anderson Talbert was a Big Slave Owner?, so William grew up among enslaved people......It makes you wonder, what it was that he thought he was proudly fighting for.....just a thought. Cheers.
Added by F Priam on Oct 27, 2015 9:08 PM
W.D. Hosey
Memorial 29362371 Pvt. Thomas Benjamin Jones
I deleted this memorial because it was a duplicate. Please repost your message on the original memorial.

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. 6, 2014
Added by W.D. Hosey on Oct 23, 2015 4:59 AM
chris mathews
RE: Jas. F Harrington
Thank you for your help and work at Find A Grave.
Chris L.Mathews
Added by chris mathews on Oct 01, 2015 5:54 PM
Thank you!
Thank you for taking the time to leave such kind words for my great great grandfather, a Confederate veteran. It was refreshing to see someone appreciate his sacrifice!
Added by Lorih513 on Sep 21, 2015 11:01 PM
cynthia keefe boone
Thank you
Thank you so much for the kind words that you left on my Great Great Grandfather Phillip Henry Murphy's sight!

Added by cynthia keefe boone on Sep 15, 2015 9:24 AM
Justin Buck
John P Henry

John Pickens Henry
View relationship to meBirth 18 January 1806 in Coweta County, Georgia, USA Death 12 January 1862 in Summerville (Chattooga County), Chattooga County, Georgia, USA

I seen where you posted he was in was a soldier for the south, do you have what unit he served with.
Added by Justin Buck on Sep 12, 2015 7:56 PM
Donna Beem or Donna Marie pethel beem
michael j beem
God bless you an thanks for nice token of sympathy,,donna
Added by Donna Beem or Donna Marie... on Aug 12, 2015 11:47 PM
Sharon Harrison Newsome
Pvt. John Bruce Bender
First thank you for your service to our country. I appreciate so very much the kind words you left for my loved one Pvt.John Bruce Bender. God Bless you and your beautiful family.
Added by Sharon Harrison Newsome on Aug 12, 2015 8:09 AM
Adrienne Dancer
Thank you
Thank you for your kind message on Stephen Pinkney Dancer's memorial page. (He was one of my great-great grandfathers.) He was at the Battle of First Manassas, the Battle of Seven Pines and then wounded at the Battle of Gaines Farm, losing mobility in his left arm. He thankfully made his way back West, returning to Mississippi and then on toTexas, spending the next 50 or so years living with a rifle bullet in his shoulder. And thank you for your service!
Added by Adrienne Dancer on Jul 14, 2015 1:57 AM
David Blue CSA
Thank you for leaving a memorial to my GG Grandfather. Did you know, his first and only battle was at Lookout Mountain where he fired off 11 shots before he was captured by Federals. He spent the rest of the war at a POW camp at Rock Island, IL. He stated that food was short and occasionally they would get a piece of mule meat that they made soup from. After the end of the War For Southern Independence he was released and walked back or caught a few wagon rides to MS, where he was from. He later became a circuit riding Methodist minister in AL. and MS. he had been assigned to the 19th or 27th Mississippi Inf. (I think) as part of Col. Walthal's Brigade, Army of TN.

Now, if I just find one of those supposedly "despicable" Confederate flags to place on his Find A Grave page as part of my memorial to him, as he obviously did serve as a Confederate soldier, though my ancestors did not own slaves nor fight for slavery. Obviously Find A Grave does not provide any such flag images.
Added by Bladei on Jul 10, 2015 11:45 AM
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