Duncan, Johnson Kelly b. March 19, 1827 d. December 18, 1862 Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He was born in York, Pennsylvania. He graduated 5th in the West Point class of 1849. He then served against the Seminoles in Florida, and explored possible railroad routes in the Northwest. He left the United States Army in 1855 to supervise government construction in New Orleans. By 1861 he considered himself a Louisianian and sided with the South when the Civil War began. His first assignment was as a Colonel of Artillery defending Forts Jackson and St...[Read More] (Bio by: Ugaalltheway) McGavock Confederate Cemetery, Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, USA GPS coordinates: 35.9046783, -86.8616562 (hddd.dddd)
Farrell, Col. Michael d. December 25, 1864 Civil War Confederate Army Officer. He served during the Civil War as Colonel and commander of the 15th Mississippi Infantry, and was killed at the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee in 1864.
Col. Michael Farrell, Commanding Officer of the 15th Mississippi, was horribly wounded in both legs and lost his left to amputation. Farrell, a popular officer, did not have a single living relative nor did he have any money or own any property before enlisting. Those who knew him admired him and said he...[Read More] (Bio by: Ethan F. Bishop) McGavock Confederate Cemetery, Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee, USA Plot: Section 22 MS Grave 1