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The Civil War - Kentucky and Indiana

This includes people on the site from Kentucky and Indiana who fought in Civil War units, both Union and Confederate.

Pvt. Manford Hamilton
Manford Hamilton's grave lies next to his mother's.
It is engraved "A soldier boy in the 10th and 16th Ky. Reg."

Kentucky

Major Vincent H. Gregg, the uncle of Oscar Gregg who fought for Indiana, fought in the 124th Regiment of the Indiana infantry, which was attached to the 23rd Army Corps. This Corps saw action against CSA Gen. Longstreet in Tennessee in 1863, and then on Sherman's campaign through Georgia.

Manford Hamilton served in the Company E of the 10th Kentucky Cavalry and then in Company E of the 16th Kentucky Veteran Infantry. He died in 1866, presumably because of injuries sustained during the war. Several other family members served in the 16th, with last names including Bravard and Mains.

Kentucky

Robert Parker Dimmitt served in the 7th Kentucky Cavalry, and died during the war.

Capt. William Currens Dimmitt served as a Captain in Company K of the 10th Kentucky Partisan Rangers.

Sgt. Leslie Hamilton Mannen started the war in the 7th Kentucky Cavalry (Company F), which was reorganized into Dortch's 2nd Battalion of the Kentucky Cavalry (Company F). He surrendered, however, as a member of the 3rd Regiment in Washington, Georgia.

Frederick E. Savage served in, among other companies, the cavalry in Gen. John Morgan's command, which executed the well-known raid north into Ohio.

Daniel Turney served in companies G and I of the 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, rising through the ranks from his original enlistement as a private to be an officer by the end of the War.

 Indiana

Benjamin Demoss served in the Indiana infantry. He was killed at Murfreesboro in 1862.

Oscar H. Gregg was a private in the 15th Indiana Infantry, which fought in Grant's army along the Mississippi. He was killed in 1863.

Samuel R. Waters served in the the 79th and the 99th Indiana Infantry.

Robert Vinton Williams served in Co. D of the 60th Infantry Regiment. He was first cousin to Thomas Franklin Lansdale who fought for for the Confederacy in Mosby's Rangers

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DateFeb 2023
Linked toBenjamin Demoss; Robert Parker Dimmitt, Jr.; Rev. William Currens Dimmitt; Oscar H. Gregg; Dr. Vincent H. Gregg; Manford Hamilton; Leslie Hamilton Mannen; Hon. Frederick E. Savage; Daniel E. Turney; Samuel Richard Waters; Robert Vinton Williams

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