CIVIL WAR HOMEPAGES
NELSON PARKS AND JACKSON REEDY CIVIL WAR MARKERS
Nelson Parks Civil War marker was placed May 14th, 1999. Parks' great grandson, William R. Tuck, got the marker and set the stone, assisted by John Crabtree of Marion, VA. John's wife, Nina, is a great granddaughter of Nelson Parks.
Bill Tuck also placed a Civil War marker for Jackson Reedy, who is his great great grandfather, buried in the old Reedy cemetery on the Barns land in Grayson County, VA on May 15th, 1999.
Email June Parks
for more information. It is good that these two soldiers are now recognized
as Civil War veterans.
48th VIRGINIA INFANTRY, CSA
Vernard Bond's just created a new and EXCELLENT WEBSITE
about the 48th Virginia Infantry. Many of the 48th's members came from
Smyth County. Here you'll find the roster, engagements, details about Vernard's
relatives in the 48th, confederate flags, and much, much more! If you're
looking for confederate soldiers among your ancestors, don't miss this
Kenneth Sturgill's SMYTH COUNTY and the CIVIL WAR
When Kenneth Sturgill researched and wrote the history
of the GOLLEHON family of Smyth County, VA, he found that 23 members of
the clan fought in the Civil War. Their role in the terrible struggle between
North and South was told by Sturgill in his book, A Southern Family
in the Civil War. From the first chapter in the book, Kenney has created
a website, SMYTH COUNTY and the CIVIL WAR, which chronicles the battles
that took place in Smyth County, VA. If you've an interest in the Civil
War or if you are researching your Civil War ancestors, you may find invaluable
information on Kenney's fine page.
Jeff Weaver's CIVIL WAR IN VIRGINIA
Jeff's EXCELLENT page covers Southwest Virginia as
well as the rest of the state. This is a very COMPREHENSIVE website that
includes much information and many interesting and informative links. Information
can be accessed by Units or by County or City. There are pension lists
and biographies. Jeff also includes all you need to know to order any of
the books in the Virginia Regimental Histories Series. And there is MUCH
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