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 Joel Clark “J.C.” Aldridge

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Joel Clark “J.C.” Aldridge

  • Birth 1838 Grainger County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 5 Sep 1922 Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 93355258

Civil War Veteran. died at the Texas Confederate Soldier's Home.

applied for Texas confederate pension in 1916 from Comanche County. Served in Co B. 7th Kentucky Cavalry. Captured in the Tennessee River a few days after the battle of Chickamauga September 1863 and sent to Ft Delaware until the end of the war as a prisoner. He stated he had been in Texas 62 years mostly living around Comanche County.

April 14, 1860 in Ranger Company under Capt Fitzhugh. Discharged October 25, 1860 after 6 months. Enlisted October 18. 1860 in Rangers under Capt L S Ross to February 6, 1861 as a private. Company stationed at Ft Belknap, Enlisted Feb 4, 1861 at Elm Creek. Mustered out 14, 1861 at Waco, Texas. under Capt David L. Sublett. Called into state service.

March 6, 1862 Witts Mill, Dallas County, Texas. In Texas Squadron of Volunteers. Capt Richard M Gano, called into Confederate service by Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston.

June 3, 1862 enlisted June 3, 1862 Witts Mill, Dallas County, Texas in Co B 7th Kentucky Cavalry. They served in the Confederate Service under Gen John Hunt Morgan and took part in his cavalry raids into the north.

On 1880 census he was farming in Comanche County. He was a bachelor.


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  • Created by: Ash Montagu
  • Added: 9 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93355258
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joel Clark “J.C.” Aldridge (1838–5 Sep 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93355258, citing Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ash Montagu (contributor 46804013) .