12 February 2018

Brother Versus Brother

Robert Hinds, who fought for the Confederates in the 41st Tennessee Regiment, and Leonidas Speaker Hinds, a Union soldier in the 6th Illinois cavalry, were the sons of Samuel Acklin Hinds and Taletha Davis.

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Fold3 - *James V. Hinds
73 Illinois Infantry
*James Vance Hinds, another brother, was also a Union soldier who fought and died in the war.

From the History and genealogy of the Hinds family:

2632. Samuel Acklin Hinds, son of William and Elizabeth (Acklin) Hinds, born in Abingdon, Va., in 1803, and died in Marble Plains Church, Tenn., in 1882 ; married in Winchester, Tenn., Tabitha [sic]
Davis, who was born in 1811. He was a carpenter and farmer, and had a brother, William Nuten Hinds, who served in the Southern army, under Gen. Joe Wheeler, during the Civil war.

Children :

2633. i. Elizabeth.., b. in 1832 ; m. in...St. Francis Co., Mo., in 1855, Sidney E. Rudy.

2634. ii. William Nuten, b. in 1834.

*2635. iii. James Vance, b. in 1836, and was killed during the Civil war. He served under Capt. James A. Rice, of Harrisburg, 111. 

2636. iv. Leonidas Speaker, b. in Franklin Co., Tenn., Oct. 2, 1837; m. Miss Barker [Baker], of Illinois. He was a member of the United States Cavalry during the Civil war. He is a machinist and electrician by trade and lives in Harrisburg, Saline Co.

2637. v. Thomas, b. in 1840 and d. young.

2638. vi. Juliet Indiana, b. in 1842 ; m. Emanuel Witt.

2639. vii. Robert Christopher, b. in 18445 m. in Franklin Co., Tenn., in 1S66, Martha Ann Marshall. He was a corporal in the Southern army during the Civil war, under General Joseph E. Johnson. He now resides in Await, Franklin Co., Tenn. (1899). 

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