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Hutch (#47312109)
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Bio Photo I am a retired Huntsville Alabama Police Officer. I have been a student of local history for many years. My main interests lie in Alabama Civil War Units. One of the saddest things about the Civil War was that so many young men left home and were never heard from again. Their families never knew how or where they died or where they were buried. Thanks to the work of many Findagrave contributors, I have reunited many of these brave men,if only in a virtual cemetery. These cemeteries are a constant work in progress. I welcome any and all info on any of my memorials and am always happy to transfer your kin folk. If you visit the memorial of any of these brave men, please honor them in any way you see fit. Whether or not you believe their cause was just, does not matter. What matters is that men from both sides fought and died protecting the only way of life they had ever known. "Alas! In how many Southern homes aching hearts waited through weary months for news of loved ones that never came until the suspense was replaced by the real certainty that the absent one had helped to swell the unknown dead of the Wheatfield, the Peach Orchard, or the Devil's Den of a Northern land."--J. Howard Wert. Sometimes I come home from work with a sore back or tired feet or maybe even a headache. Then I think of a 16 year old boy lying wounded in a dark field. He's hundreds of miles from home. He's thirsty,hungry and cold. He's crying for his Mama. Or I think of Robert and Sarah Milling, of Dallas County, who lost their five sons to the Confederate cause in the 20th Alabama Infantry. Suddenly, I don't feel so bad afterall. ********* I'm having some problems with my E-Mail and can't reply or send anything out. Please send me a public message through Findagrave if possible so I can respond back in a timely manner.*********
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J R Hinton
J G Ellison - 48th Alabama
This is one of my local burials that is not in your list...Find A Grave Memorial# 29418981. I just added a photo to his memorial.
Added by J R Hinton on Dec 24, 2014 9:38 AM
Kenneth Ford III
12th Alabama Infantry
Hey I noticed your virtual cemetery on the 12th Alabama. This was my 3rd great grandfather's regiment. He was Thomas Hill Macon and was at Gettysburg July 3 during Pickett's Charge which cost him his left arm.
His grave is now marked with a VA marker.
Thomas Hill Macon, Pvt., 12th Alabama Co. A

His memorial is 9412149 if you can add it.
Added by Kenneth Ford III on Dec 24, 2014 1:06 AM
Marsha Souza
RE: James W. Amos
Thanks, Hutch.

Merry Christmas, Marsha
Added by Marsha Souza on Dec 23, 2014 6:24 PM
Marsha Souza
RE: James W. Amos
Hutch, I've been having trouble getting a message through to Find A Grave.

I have 6 Memorials posted, including photos. Would you be able to let me know how I would resize a photo that is posted? I would like to make it smaller.

I would appreciate your help as I'm unable to get through to anyone to ask.

Thank you, Marsha
Added by Marsha Souza on Dec 22, 2014 6:30 PM
J R Hinton
William Pounds # 121253950
Thank you so much for the transfer of my Confederate family member. Your work on the Alabama troops is really amazing! Thanks for your contribution and honor of these Southern heroes.
Added by J R Hinton on Dec 22, 2014 5:03 PM
Johnny J. Sharp
RE: Valhalla
Will do Hutch! Say "hello" to Mike, Gene and Jeannie for me.
Added by Johnny J. Sharp on Dec 08, 2014 6:08 PM
# 43808994 C. A. Grayson, Jr.
Added by Grayson on Dec 06, 2014 3:55 PM
Eddie Gorham
Elmus Smith
Hey Hutch,

WOW. You just educated me, I had no knowledge of the Tenn-Ala Independent Vidette Cavalry that fought on the side of the North. I merely thought that it was a 'slip of the finger' so to speak! Thanks for the enlightenment!

Added by Eddie Gorham on Dec 06, 2014 7:20 AM
Simeon Jackson
Hello Hutch,

Thank you so much for all your time and effort.

Simeon Jackson is my Great Aunt's Husbands Uncle. I found this information on Simeon Jackson today on Fold3 and put it on Ancestry and it lead me to here.

I love it when I find a connection. Simeon doesn't have a birth date and the only one I have from a census is he was born in 1840 Alabama.

Again, Thank you!

Find A Grave Memorial# 2536885
Added by Carolyn on Dec 02, 2014 10:12 PM
Robby James
RE: Albert James
Thank you so much!
Added by Robby James on Dec 01, 2014 5:36 PM
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