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1638: Gregorius Frey married Verena Oberdorfer in Knonau, Zurich, Switzerland.
1761: George R. Horner was born in Orange County, North Carolina.
1761: Thomas N. Horner was born in Orange County, North Carolina.
1773: Anna Maria Frey was born in Friedberg, Forsyth County, North Carolina.
1775: Nathaniel Nelson Graves Allen was born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.
1788: John Horner married Elizabeth Russell in Hawkins County, Tennessee.
1788: James Seals was born in Fairfield County, South Carolina.
1793: Thomas N. Horner married Sarah Fussell in Orange County, North Carolina.
1797: Thomas Edmond Gilliam was born in Southampton County, Virginia.
1797: Ellen R. McDaniel was born in Orange County, North Carolina.
1807: George W. Russell was born in Dickson County, Tennessee.
1815: Rebecca Haun was born in Jefferson County, Tennessee.
1818: Amanda Hall was born.
1825: Richard M. Bean was born.
1825: Green Hill died.
1829: Rebecca S. Bowen died in Russell County, Virginia.
1829: William Henry Lancaster was born in Linden, Perry County, Tennessee.
1829: Isaac Hill was born.
1841: Madison Elmore married Emaline Thomas.
1847: Stephen Cowan married Elizabeth Long in Buzzards Roost, Franklin County, Alabama.
1850: Charles Edward Francis Allen was born in Cove, Polk County, Arkansas.
1855: Spicy Mathilda McQueen died in Orange County, Texas.
1863: Thomas R. Tyler died in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.
1867: John William Farmer was born in Arkansas.
1867: George W. Rushing married Phebe G. Rowland in Pope County, Arkansas.
1869: Harriet Dudley Gaston was born in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi.
1874: Artemissia Shannon was born in Perry County, Tennessee.
1876: Augusta Laster was born.
1882: Elenor Frey died in Piper, Wyandotte County, Kansas.
1884: Stella M. Tolbert was born in Georgia.
1884: William Jacob Horner was born in Person County, North Carolina.
1888: Johnanna Gilliam died in Limestone County, Texas.
1889: William Russell Lewis died in Perry County, Tennessee.
1893: Walter John King was born in Harmony, Johnson County, Arkansas.
1895: Keekee Tehee Stovall was born in Oklahoma.
1897: Martha Malinda Bean was born in Johnson County, Arkansas.
1898: Henry Davis Ellis was born in Durham County, North Carolina.
1899: Benjamin Daniel Thomas Seale died in Athens, Howard County, Arkansas.
1904: Rosa Bell Cowan was born in Fallsville, Newton County, Arkansas.
1907: Howard Mascar Moore was born in Low Gap, Johnson County, Arkansas.
1909: Solomon R. Davis married Dorcas Mays in Johnson County, Arkansas.
1909: Louis McKinney Mackey was born in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County, Texas.
1911: Eugene D. Kendall was born in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas.
1912: Jane Scott died in Crawford County, Arkansas.
1913: William Presley Key died in Holly Springs, Dallas County, Arkansas.
1914: Sarah Jane Acord was born in Talequah, Cherokee Territory, Oklahoma.
1916: Calvin Eugene Acord was born in Johnson County, Arkansas.
1920: Nathan Byrd Dickerson died.
1921: Robert Henry Daniel died.
1923: Hardena Beatrice Stewart died.
1923: Mildred V. Horner died in Gibson County, Tennessee.
1928: Wilma Jean Galloway was born.
1933: Helen Genene Pollard was born.
1935: Mary Rosella Blaylock died in Sebastian County, Arkansas.
1937: James Deadrick Horner died.
1938: William Riley Standridge died in Van Buren County, Arkansas.
1939: Carlton A. Taylor was born.
1944: Martha Isabell Fry died in Douglas County, Missouri.
1945: Ethel Bell Houston died.
1959: Nathaniel S. Dickerson died.
1960: Lloyd Haywood Barham died in Lobelville, Perry County, Tennessee.
1963: Lillian Bean died.
1964: The Beatles arrive in New York for their first U.S. tour.
1982: Emil Oberste died in Johnson County, Arkansas.
1998: Katherine J. Strobel died in Charleston, Franklin County, Arkansas.

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U.S. Civil War


3rd Regiment, Louisiana Cavalry (Wingfields), CSA


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  • 3rd (Wingfield's) Cavalry Regiment was organized during the late summer of 1864. It was formed by adding four companies to the six companies of the 9th Louisiana Cavalry Battalion. This unit confronted the Federals in Louisiana and Mississippi, then in May, 1865, was included in the surrender of the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana. Colonel James H. Wingfield commanded this regiment.

    Predecessor unit:

    9th Cavalry Battalion [also called 1st or 9th Battalion Partisan Rangers] was organized during the early summer of 1862 with six companies and in July totaled 852 officers and men. Many of its members were recruited in the Baton Rouge area. The unit served in the Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, was active around Baton Rouge, and was captured at Port Hudson in July, 1863. After being exchanged, it was assigned to J. Griffith's and W. Adams' Brigade and participated in various operations in Mississippi. Later the battalion merged into Wingfield's 3rd Louisiana Cavalry Regiment. Lieutenant Colonel James H. Wingfield and Major James DeBaun were in command.


    Partial Roster

    • John P. Lee (1837-1900), son of C. C. Lee and Maranda Unknown; husband of Emily Drucilla Allen. Co. E, , Private-Hospital Steward.
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