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Slaves that went to war

Compiled by McRae Limerick

Some of the Confederate soldiers that were slave owners brought their favorite servant to the war with them. They were considered a part of the Confederate Army. They were eligible to draw a soldier's pension, which some did eventually draw.
The following is a partial list:

Servant's Name

In Service of

Adams, Joe - Scooba Captain R. S. Adams
Chamberlain, Frank - Kellis Store Bogue Chamberlain
Carter, Chance -Scooba Dr. John Carter
Cherry, Henry -Sucarnochee Andy Cherry - Co. B, 35th MS, Capt. Oden
Donald, Berry -Preston unknown
Gully, Ike, Rt. 1 Moscow Capt. Sloke Gully, 40th MS Cav.
Hampton, William -DeKalb G. B. (Pat) Hampton, 35th MS Vol.
Jack, James -DeKalb Capt. Abb Jack, 35th MS. Vol.
Lampley, Eli - Gholson Capt. Ben Lampley and Capt. Henry Gully
McCalleb, Hayse -Scooba Capt. Calvin McCalleb, 35th MS Reg.
McCall, Rishard (Dick) Capt. Bill Jarvis, 10th Reg.
Pettus, Pleasant - Scooba General Ed Pettus
Stuart, Frank -Preston Capt. E. F. Nunn, 45th MS. Reg
Townsend, Frank -DeKalb Capt. Oden & Jack Townsend
Williams, Jack -Scooba Jeff Payne
Walls, Henry -no location given Dr. John Walls


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