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William Law   Powhatan, A, USA

  Posted at 8:38pm on Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

My great grandfather, William Booker Law, served in the VA 10th Cav. Was presented with the "Southern Cross of Honor" in 1914 by the Jubal Early Chapter of the DOC. If interested, I can provide addition information on William Booker. His brother, George Washington Law, also served in the VA 10th Cav.

Great site, thanks for your dedication and time.


Scott Hamilton   Ferrum, VA, USA

  Posted at 6:54pm on Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

Very Interesting! Thanks

Pat Bryson   Culpeper Virginia

  Posted at 6:06pm on Saturday, December 28th, 2013

I enjoy this entire newsletter. So glad to make your aquaintance Sugarfoot.
I remember way back when this began.
Happy New Year. Pat

David W Jenkins   Dry Prong Louisiana 71423

  Posted at 10:45pm on Thursday, January 24th, 2013

James Jenkins Co I 9th Louisiana Inf. buried at Longwood Cem. Bedford, Va. Died May 11 1862, He was my great grandfathers uncle. He was born John James Terrill Jenkins in 1830, son of Abner and Mary Ann Bennett of St tammany Parish, La. Married Elizabeth Copper who is buried in the Cooper Cem west of Sun. James Jenkins enlisted March 21 1861 for the war. He was a farmer and resident was Sun. Age 35. After his death, his nephew William Jenkins Enlisted in Co I 9th Louisiana Inf. and was proled at Appomattox Court House.

Ginger Martin   Collinsville, Virginia, USA

  Posted at 6:25pm on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Just wanted to leave a correction on some information. John Jackson Hollandsworth married Orpah Anne Cahill (she was born to John Carr Cahill and Nancy Adelphia Ingram)

John and Orpah had 11 children. Nancy Elizabeth Frances (b. December 1866), William Herbert (b. 1868), Mary "Polly" (b. 1870), John Bunyan (b. 1872), Martha Ann (b. 1874)Thomas Alexander and Virginia Evelyn (twins b. 1876), Peter H. (b. 1879), James Isaac (b. 1881), Naomi (b. 1884), Clementine "Toy" (b. 1887).

Ginger Martin

Megan Childers   Springfield, IL

Posted at 6:28pm on Sunday, September 16th, 2012

I just found out that I am the great great great great and some more great grandaudghter of Jubal Early and I think thats its so cool seeing that everyone on here is related to him in some way and in some way I have realative all over!

Scott Smith   Franklin County, Va

  Posted at 10:50am on Friday, August 3rd, 2012

My great great great granddaddy fought in the 24th Infantry, Company D was captured in Manasass, Va. He died at age 23 as a P.O.W.

Melanie Moran   Virginia

  Posted at 4:34am on Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

I am trying to find out information about the young Cherokee maiden associated with Jubal A. Early. My maternal grandmother's line had Cherokee in it and she named her daughter (my half-aunt) Mary Early Nixon. My Grandmother, Lula G. Banton married Richard M. Nixon (not the president)-who may have been from Buckingham Co., Va. Please email me with any info at

James Sloan   Pinehurst NC

  Posted at 11:40am on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

Two great grandfathers from Franklin County who served. Wiley Via Co K 57th Va. wounded at Malvern Hill; Samuel H. Slone Picketts Charge wounded and captured, Co C 1st Va Kemper's Brigade. Gave my father an eyewitness account of the charge from his perspective. Saw Kemper shot from his horse near the stone wall before being wounded and blacking out.

Jim Gibson   Mesa, AZ,USA

  Posted at 2:20am on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

My great grandfather Thomas Mc Clure Gibson served as a Pyt. in Co.D 24th VA Inf. I am proud to say that I am a member of the Son's Of Confederate Veterans Camp 1708 in AZ


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