LINTON Ancestors in the Civil War 1861-1865

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LINTON Ancestors in the Civil War 1861-1865

 

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Ancestors in the Civil War 1861-1865

 

How they are related to Kirk Louis LINTON (1914-1987)  

 

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Francis "Frank" Charles LINTON (1844-1911) granduncle 

 Samuel Benton LINTON (1838-1927)  5th cousin 2 times removed 

Andrew Butler STONESTREET (1828 -1891)  2nd cousin 3 times removed  

Joseph Harris STONESTREET (1826-1895)   3rd cousin once removed

James Monroe BIRD (1823–1868)  8th cousin 11 times removed

Marcus Ross BIRD (1816-1887)  8th cousin 11 times removed

John Bolin NASH (1807–1880)  9th Cousin three times removed

George Augustus “Gus” GAY (1840-1879)  10th cousin 2 times removed

Isaac Hite BIRD (1852-1892)  11th cousin 2 times removed

 

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Samuel Benton Linton (1838-1927) twenty-two years old in 1860, His family moved to Washington DC about 1854, where he was subsequently employed by the United States Coast Survey. Concerned about possible bombardment during the Civil War, the family moved to Virginia. There he was effectively conscripted to serve as a draftsman drawing maps for the Confederacy.

Captain James Monroe BIRD (18231868) 5th Regiment, North Carolina Senior Reserves in Company K. Later Company G, of the 5th South Carolina Regiment Infantry after the reorganization on May 13, 1862.

 

Lieutenant Joseph Harris STONESTREET (1826-1895)

Isaac Hite BIRD (1852-1892) 7th Virginia Cavalry, Laurel Brigade, Confederate States of America

Pickett's Charge on July 3, 1863, was an infantry assault ordered by Confederate General Robert E. Lee against Major General George G. Meade's Union positions on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania during the Civil War.

 

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