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1715: Thomas Durham died in North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia.
1760: Jane Frances Pattillo was born in Hanover County, Virginia.
1782: Frances Halbert was born in Henry County, Virginia.
1811: Edward B. Lewis was born.
1815: Maria Catharina Beroth was born in Forsyth County, North Carolina.
1824: Edward Martin Rippy was born.
1842: David Bean was born in Franklin County, Tennessee.
1856: William A. Edwards was born in Arkansas.
1864: Mary Louise Clarkson was born in Tennessee.
1868: Mary Ida Gerber was born in Pennsylvania.
1873: Laura S. Parrish was born in Orange County, North Carolina.
1875: Winea Lousia Warren died in Flowery, Franklin County, Arkansas.
1878: Ida Mae Loupee was born in Newton, Jasper County, Iowa.
1886: Sylvester Garland Horner was born in North Carolina.
1886: George Martin Loupee was born in Iowa.
1887: Alvin Ezell Yates was born.
1889: Thomas Jefferson Hill died in Davidson County, Tennessee.
1894: Henry Webb Jackson was born in Cleburne County, Arkansas.
1894: Arnold Flava Lomax was born in Perry County, Tennessee.
1897: Robert Lee Yates was born in Greenville, Hunt County, Texas.
1898: Walter Wesley Horner died in Moore County, North Carolina.
1900: Bates Cude was born in Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas.
1903: Dennis Horner was born in Arkansas.
1906: Mary Elizabeth Smith died in Boxley, Newton County, Arkansas.
1907: Ruby Lorne Phillips was born in Johnson County, Arkansas.
1911: Joe Butler Patton was born in Muldrow, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma.
1912: Sarah Fine Teer died in Person County, North Carolina.
1914: Opal Lancaster was born in Decatur County, Tennessee.
1917: Minnie Rushing died in Augusta, Woodruff County, Arkansas.
1917: Mary Olivia Hill died in Vidor, Orange County, Texas.
1918: Catherine Fry died in Ozark County, Missouri.
1918: Clarence Marshall Horner was born in North Carolina.
1923: Kenneth I. Mitchell died.
1928: Charles F. Ewing was born in Springdale, Washington County, Arkansas.
1930: Richard Asberry Key died in Holly Springs, Dallas County, Arkansas.
1935: Phelina Josephine Allen died in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas.
1935: RebeccaLucinda Lomax died in Kennett, Dunklin County, Missouri.
1936: William Henry Petenbrink died in Corriganville, Allegany County, Maryland.
1938: Thomas W. Kraus married Evelyn R. McIlroy in Johnson County, Arkansas.
1951: Steven E. Chambliss died.
1953: Forrest J. Haynie married Majorie Lee Reynolds in Cleveland County, Arkansas.
1956: Florence Mandy Harris died in Clarksville, Johnson County, Arkansas.
1957: James Roland Boen died in Johnson County, Arkansas.
1962: William Hurley Blackard died in Harmony, Johnson County, Arkansas.
1971: Charles Wilson Acord died in California.
1978: King William "Bill" Parker died in Greenville, Hunt County, Texas.
1983: Myrtle Evelyn Lynch died.
1987: Ruth Pauline Ketchum died in Texarkana, Miller 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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