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Moses W PENDERGRASS (VETERAN CSA)

Brewer Cemetery
Franklin County,
Arkansas

PRIVATE CSA
Company E 55th Alabama Infantry
Civil War Confederate
1843 - 1904

Served 1861-1864 - wounded.Applied for Confederate Veteran Pension #17250 August 19, 1901.

The following information was obtained from: http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/

Moses Pendergrass
Regiment Name 55 Alabama Volunteers
Side Confederate
Company E
Soldier's Rank_In Private
Soldier's Rank_Out Private
Film Number M374 roll 35

CONFEDERATE ALABAMA TROOPS

55th Regiment, Alabama Infantry Volunteers

55th Infantry Regiment, organized at Port Hudson, Louisiana, contained 900 veterans. It was formed by consolidating Norwood's 6th & Snodgrass' 16th Alabama Infantry Battalions. The men were from Madison, Cherokee, Calhoun, Jackson & Marshall counties. Assigned to Buford's Brigade, Department of Mississippi & East Louisiana, the unit saw action in the fight at Champion's Hill & in trenches of Jackson. Later it was attached to General Scott's Brigade, Army of Tennessee & was active in the Atlanta Campaign & Hood's Tennessee operations. Ordered to North Carolina it fought its last battle at Bentonville. This regiment entered the Battle of Peach Tree Creek with 22 officers & 256 men & lost 14 officers & 155 men killed & wounded. It surrendered with the army on April 26, 1865. The field officers were Colonel John Snodgrass, Lieutenant Colonels N S Graham, John H Norwood, Majors James B Dickey & Joseph H Jones.

Contributed on 4/3/09 by rock001
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Record #: 174179

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Submitted: 4/3/09 • Approved: 5/2/12 • Last Updated: 8/29/12 • R174179-G0-S3

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