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Commander Achim Bänsch -Germany-:

(Commander SCV Europe Camp #1612 and Captain SCV Mechanized Cavalry 3rd Battalion Co. C -German Hussars-)

 

Name:                                   Rank:  Company/Unit:

 

Cousins:

Jacob Daniel Wisener                 PVT        2nd Co.F, 1st Conf. Inf.

Henry Wisener                               PVT        9th Reg. Conf. Inf. Co.E

William Washington Wisener  SGT        60th Reg. GA Inf. Co.K

Allen Wisener                                 PVT        25th Batt'n, GA Inf. Co.C

                                                                              (Provost Guard)

James M. Wisener                        PVT        1st Reg. GA Cav. Co. D

 

Uncle:

William J. Bensch                         PVT        3th SC Cav. Co. G

                                                                           (German Hussars)

 

 

One of my great-great uncles was private William, J Bensch, born in Prussia/Silesia (near Breslau) 1841 he lived in Charleston South Carolina.
Enlisted at
Sullivan's Island, SC, April 5, 1862, at age 21 as a private in the 3rd South Carolina Cavalry Co. G (German Hussars), this company was subsequently designated as Captain Corde's Company, South Carolina Volunteers.

At the time he was taken by the enemy (Savannah, Ga., December 2, 1864) he was a bugler.

Transferred from Hilton Head, SC, to
New York on the Steamer “Fulton”, February 1865.

I lost track of him after transfer to NY!
Burial site is unknown.
I look for descendants! About each information I am pleased.

 

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Adjutant Chris McLarren -Germany-:

 

I have two Confederate great-great-grandfathers:

 

Name:                                   Rank:  Company/Unit:

Peter Gustave Nebhut                 Capt.       14th TX Inf. Co. H

 

(Served from March 1862 until the surrender of the Trans-Mississippi Department in June 1865. He fought under General Taylor at the Battle of Mansfield, 1864)

 

Hawkins I. Brooks                         PVT            45th TN Inf. Co. C  

(Brooks was a wagon master with the pontoon train of General Johnston’s Army of Tennessee)

 

Both survived the War and received Confederate pensions.

 

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Member Erwin Gerhard Bänsch -Germany-: 

Name:                  Rank:     Company:

William J. Bensch        PVT         3th SC Cav.Co. G

 

 3 South Carolina Cavalry Co. G (German Hussars), this company was subsequently designated as Captain Corde's Company, South Carolina Volunteers.

 

More ancestors: The same as "Commander Bänsch"!

 

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Member Bertil Haggman -Sweden-: 

Name:                  Rank:   Company:

Eskil Haggman           PVT        5th Conf.  Kentucky Inf. Reg.

 

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Member Tom Landgraf -Germany-: 

Name:                  Rank:   Company:

Andrew Landgraf        PVT       1 Batt'n  GA  Sharp  Shooters.

 

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Member Heinz Zenker -Germany-:

Name:                  Rank:   Company:

William Zenker           PVT       20th SC Inf. Reg. Co.H

 

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Member Gregory Little -Germany-: 

Name:                  Rank:   Company:

John W. Honeycutt     PVT       28th NC Inf. Reg. Co.D  

He died at Hazel Grove on May 3, 1863

 

Samuel C. Little                  PVT           52th NC Inf. Co. G

Died at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House May 15, 1864 

 

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Member Björn Hnida -Germany-:

Name:                  Rank:  Company:

Monroe Shufflebarger    PVT      4 th Reg. Verginia Inf. Co.G

 

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Member Rene Drinkuth -Germany-:

Name:                    

Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Nolting   

 

Rank:

PVT     

 

Company:

Tucker's Regiment Confederate Infantery Co.B

(Formed from the men of the 1st Foreign Battalion

Confederate Infantery - also known as the 1st Confederate

Regemint P.A.C.S.)

 

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Member Josef Franz Griesedieck -Germany-:

Name:             Rank:  Company:

William T. Miller    PVT      1st Missouri Cavalry Co.C

 

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Member Tilo Pollmann-Germany-: 

Name:                  Rank:                 Company:

 

Ambulance driver     

 

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Member John W. Black -Ger./USA-: 

Name:                  Rank:   Company:

Josiah Frazier Black     PVT        2nd Light Artillery Reg. SC 

 

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SCV Europe Camp #1612 associate Member:

 

Member John Polo -Spain-: 

(SCV Kirby Smith Camp #1209  -Florida- &

SCV Mechanized Cavalry 3rd Battalion CO D)

 

Name:                  Rank:   Company:

  Juan Polo                                             PVT          21th AL Inf. Co. B

 

 

 Miguel Molina                     PVT          5th Reg. European Brig.

                                                     (Spanish Reg.), LA Militia, Co. 6

 

 

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Member Joe Knecht -Ireland-: 

(SCV Maj. Gen. William D. McCain HQ Camp 584)

 

Name:              Rank:   Company:

 Adam Martin Knecht         Sgt.         12th South Carolina Infantery Co. K

 

 

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Member Bob Farmer -CSA-:

(SCV JEB Stuart camp #1506, based in Philadelphia, Pa.)

 

Name:                  Rank:   Company:

Perry Francis Bryant         PVT          28th TN. Vol. Inf. (CSA), Co. G

 

3rd great uncle Pvt. Perry Francis Bryant was killed at the battle of Peach Tree Creek, Georgia, on 20 July, 1864 and is buried at Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, GA.

Charge to the Sons of Confederate Veterans


"To you, Sons of Confederate Veterans, we will commit the vindication of the cause for which we fought. To your strength will be given the defense of the Confederate soldier's good name, the guardianship of his history, the emulation of his virtues, the perpetuation of those principles which he loved and which you love also, and those ideals which made him glorious and which you also cherish."

Lt. General Stephen Dill Lee, Commander General,
United Confederate Veterans,
New Orleans, Louisiana, April 25, 1906.

 

 

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