Military

Residents of Lauderdale County can trace their roots back to brave heroes of all major military conflicts, even those which occurred before we officially formed as a county.  

Revolutionary War
 

LINKS OF INTEREST

 

Alabama Department of Archives and History's Thomas M. Owens Revolutionary Soldiers in Alabama

Alabama Society Sons of the American Revolution

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution 

National Society Sons of the American Revolution

New Horizons Genealogy 1840 Census of Pensioners (Alabama Northern District)

Tennesseans in the Revolutionary War

USGenWeb Revolutionary Pension Project (Alabama)

 

 
War of 1812
 

LINKS OF INTEREST

 

Alabama Trails War of 1812 (includes veteran grave markers, cemetery listings, battles, and more)

 
 
Civil War
 

LINKS OF INTEREST

 

1st Alabama Cavalry, Company C (Union)

27th Alabama Infantry (Confederate)

National Park Service Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Database (includes cemeteries, medals, monuments, and more)

Sons of Confederate Veterans

LISTS AND ARTICLES FROM LOCAL NEWSPAPERS

 

7th Regiment Alabama Volunteers (from June 5, 1861 Florence Gazette)

1899 Confederate Pensioners List (from June 15, 1899 Florence Herald

1907 Confederate Veterans Census (A-M) (M-Z)

1908 Listing of Confederate Veterans Buried in Florence City Cemetery

1912 Listing of Confederate Veterans Buried in Florence City Cemetery

1914 Confederate Pensioners List (from October 1, 1914 Florence Herald)

1916 Confederate Pensioners List (from January 1, 1921 Florence Times)

1930 Confederate Pensioners List (from January 17, 1930 Florence Herald)

1940 Confederate Pensioners List (from January 19, 1940 Florence Herald)

2001 Listing of Confederate Veterans Buried in Soldier's Rest Section of Florence City Cemetery

Calhoun Guards (from June 5, 1861 Florence Gazette)

Company E, 15th Regiment (from August 28, 1861 Florence Gazette)

Confederate Memorial Day Conferring of the Southern Crosses of Honor (from April 25, 1902 Florence Times)

Confederate Relief Fund (from June 4, 1892 Florence Times)

Confederate Veterans in the News (miscellaneous newspaper clippings)

Florence Guards (from April 10, 1861 Florence Gazette)

Franklin Blues (from April 10, 1861 Florence Gazette)

Grand Army of the Republic (Union; miscellaneous newspaper clippings)

Organizational Meeting of the Ex-Confederates of Lauderdale County (from November 16, 1889 Florence Herald)

Robert Meadows: A Union Soldier's Grave

 

 
World War I
 

LISTS AND ARTICLES FROM LOCAL NEWSPAPERS

 

1918 "Colored Men Off For War" List  (from July 19, 1918 Florence Times)

1918 Lauderdale Soldiers List (from April 26, 1918 Florence Times)

In Memoriam (from February 27, 1919 Florence Herald)

Soldiers' Letters (miscellaneous newspaper clippings)

 

WORLD WAR I DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS (PARTIAL LIST)

 

Introduction

Abernathie - Allen

Alley - Anderson

Andrews - Armstead

Arnett - Ayers

Baber - Balch

Balentine - Barnett, Henry Claud

Barnett, Henry Lee - Barringer

Baugh - Beckwith

Bedingfield - Benner

Bennett - Black

Blair - Bobo

Bobbitt - Bounds

Bourland - Brazeal

Brewer - Broadfoot

Broadstreet - Brown

Burtwell - Butler, John Wilson

Cross - Cummins

Cummingham - Daniels

Danley - Darby

Darrah - Davis

Stevenson (four entries)