Tag Archive: Civil War

May 30

Private Hallot Bryan in the Civil War

Hallot Bryan, son of Peter and Mary (Huey) Bryan, was born about 1836 in Fairfield County, Ohio. After moving several times the family settled down in Jay County, Indiana, where Hallot maintained the family farm after his father passed away in 1854. Hallot was the brother of my great-great-great-grandfather John Bryan, the paternal side of my …

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May 27

Tombstone Tuesday–Hallot Bryan

This is the tombstone of Hallot Bryan, located in Section C, site 2740, Memphis National Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee. The marker is inscribed: HALLOT BRYAN Co. E 89 Ind Inf September 13, 1863 Hallot Bryan was the fifth of seven known children born to Peter and Mary (Huey) Bryan, born about 1835 in Fairfield County, Ohio. …

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May 18

Civil War Certificate of Non-Liability–The Breuninger Collection

Louis Breuninger's Civil War Certificate of Non-Liability, dated 7 January 1865.

We have quite a number of old documents, papers, letters and various other items that once belonged to my great-great-grandfather, Louis Breuninger (1819-1890). Most of the items had been stored away for years in the crude wooden trunk that held his possessions when he came to this country in about 1839. There are enough of …

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Mar 16

Brewster Brothers in the Civil War

Brewster Brothers: George W, Winfield Scott, Daniel M, James Henry (seated), 1913.

Last week I shared a newspaper article and a photo of the first Brewster Reunion, held in Adams County, Indiana, in 1913. Among those in attendance were two Civil War veterans. Brothers James Henry and Daniel M. Brewster served in Company E of the 80th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry [OVI]. According to James Henry Brewster’s …

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