Your Civil War Ancestors

Updated/Edited: 6 Apr 2015

Gran’s Civil War Ancestors

UNION:
William Henry Brown: Gran’s 3rd Great Grandfather
38th Regiment Wisconsin, Company H

Henry H. Pepper: Gran’s 2nd Great-Grand Uncle
Enlisted on 9 Sep 1861, age 21, Company I, Mass. 27th Infantry Regiment; Corporal, Disability

John Prouty Pepper: Gran’s 2nd Great-Grandfather
Enlisted on 3 Oct 1861, age 27, Company I, Mass. 27th Infantry Regiment; Private, Re-enlisted 22 Dec 1863 (age 30).²

Thomas D. Pepper: Gran’s 2nd Great-Grand Uncle
Enlisted on 5 Oct 1861, age 18, Company I, Mass. 27th Infantry Regiment; Private, Discharged 23 June 1863

George Edward Pepper: Gran’s 2nd Great-Grand Uncle
Enlisted into the Union Army on 19 Jul 1862 at age 27. He enlisted in Company E, Massachusetts 36th Infantry Regiment on 27 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 08 Jun 1865 at Alexandria, VA.4

Corporal George Edward Pepper

Corporal George Edward Pepper

CONFEDERATE:

John Trant, Jr.: Gran’s 2nd Great-Grand Uncle
Soldier with the 4th Texas Infantry and died 17 Sep 1862 in the Battle of  Antietam near Sharpsburg, Maryland.

Grandpa’s Civil War Ancestors

SOURCES:
¹  Hyde, Charles McEwen, Historical Celebration of the Town of Brimfield, Hampden County, Mass., (Brimfield, Mass.: C. W. Bryan Company, 1879), 351. (Free Google eBook)

²  Hyde’s Historical Celebration of Brimfield, page 351.

³  Hyde’s Historical Celebration of Brimfield, page 351.

4  Historical Data Systems, comp. U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009.

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