21 October 2007

Civil War Confederate Service of William N. Hinds

Confederate pension file and related items of William Newton Hinds, who was born in Franklin Co., TN, and served first in the 1st Cavalry under General Jeff Thompson; on 1 January 1862, enlisted in the Confederate 2nd MO Cavalry and served until April 13, 1865, when his troops were surrendered at Columbus, Mississippi, to General Canby, USA.

The widow's pension application of Mary Flanagan Hinds was supported by Ernest Meysenburg, of Jersey County, Illinois, who served the Confederacy as a sergeant under William Hinds.

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