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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 and a tedious undertaking. If you have a relative that has not yet been included, please let me know and it would be my honor to add them. 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 18 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.
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Edward Jenkins
Thomas Farewell Jenkins
Dear Sir,

My gr-grandfather was Major of 53rd Ala cavalry.
He served under Moses Hannon and was paroled from
Johnson's Island prison in Nov. 1864. He is buried in Geneva city cemetery in Geneva Alabama.
He was also a Mason; thus the Masonc symbol on his headstone. I am a member of the SCV, William
McCain camp #584 in Columbia Tn.

Edward Jenkins
Added by Edward Jenkins on May 05, 2017 6:11 AM
Find A Grave Memorial# 153167838
Hi Hutch,

Thanks for the transfer!

All the best,
Added by Chris on May 04, 2017 7:11 PM
add these please.
Both these men served in the 41st Ala and the 43rd
Jacob Clearman #65707179 served in co K 41st and co I 43rd
Isaac A Smith #21513881 served in co E 41st and co I 43rd
James E. Pennington #45576036 served in co D 26th "O'Neals" and lost the lower 1/2 of his left leg at Chancellorsville
Thank you for remembering these men and if I can help in any way don't hesitate to call.
J M Smith
Deo Vindicie
Added by Bloodhound on Apr 30, 2017 8:06 PM
Possible Transfer of Find A Grave Memorial# 153167838
Hi Hutch,

Find A Grave Memorial# 153167838

Would you be interested in transferring SGT Wesley Bradford to me?

We've previously discussed changes to his entry.

Thanks in advance,
Added by Chris on Apr 30, 2017 3:00 PM
Peggy Sanders
Cpl Willougby Wesley Gibson
Hello! I'm a descendant of Willoughby Wesley Gibson whose Find A grave memorial you manage. The family legally renamed the Bozone Cemetery to the Gibson Cemetery several years back. I have added the Gibson cemetery and added memorials for Willoughby, his baby daughter and the only other person buried there (Judith Delphne Gibson Patrick). I did this not realizing there was already a memorial for Willoughby Wesley Gibson.

I'm not sure how to correct this duplication. Maybe having you delete the memorial you have would be the answer since the cemetery is now renamed.

And I am willing to administer the Gibson Cemetery since it is one for our family. It is located behind our Great-Grandfather's home site in Choctaw County, AL.

Thanks so much,

Peggy sanders
Added by Peggy Sanders on Apr 26, 2017 2:19 PM
PFC Ronnie W Smith
Hi Hutch,
Thank you very much.
Tony #47235247
Added by Tony on Apr 16, 2017 12:16 PM
Wesley F. MOORE: Co. F, 12th Alabama Infantry
I apologize. I have been unable to locate his gravesite over the 25 years I have searched. I know it is Texas. I know he died working the RR in Texas in the late 1870's of heat exhaustion. When I find it I will be happy to add his name. AND THANKS for adding Micajah.
Added by RenegadeRN on Apr 13, 2017 5:45 PM
Jay Cassady
42nd Alabama

Got you another one

Find A Grave#3144520

Thanks Brother;
Jay Cassady,
Navarre, FL
Added by Jay Cassady on Apr 12, 2017 9:40 PM
Wesley F. MOORE: Co. F, 12th Alabama Infantry
Please consider adding my 2nd g-grandmother's oldest brother Wesley F. MOORE to the list of men who served in Co. F, 12th Alabama Infantry. He is listed in the National Park Service database of Soldiers who served. He is also listed in "Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33.Reverend J. William Jones, Ed." THANK YOU again.
Added by RenegadeRN on Apr 09, 2017 2:48 PM
Micajah J. MOORE: Co. F, 12th Alabama Infantry
Please consider adding my 2nd G-Grandmother's brother Micajah "Cage" J. MOORE as an addition to Company F of the 12th Alabama. Although he enlisted later in the war when he was old enough he did serve. He is not only listed in the National Park Service Database he is also listed in "Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33.
Reverend J. William Jones, Ed." THANK YOU HUTCH for all you have done to keep the wolf from our front door AND for the work you have accomplished by meticulous work in building these databases.
Added by RenegadeRN on Apr 09, 2017 2:44 PM
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