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Franklin B. Harrison
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Company C, 30th Alabama Infantry
Born January 28, 1844 in Alabama
Died January 16, 1941
He was almost 97 years old.
He is buried in the Confederate Section of Rose Hill Cemetery in Ardmore, Oklahoma
In 1900, he was in the Wynnewood census. When he applied for his pension on September 18, 1931, he lived near Devol, Oklahoma at Route #1, Box 8
On the internet, there is a marriage to Mary Washington, on December 27, 1880, in Madison, Alabama. But, the wife buried next to him in Ardmore is Julia C., born Nov. 22, 1853, and died Jan. 9, 1940
Perhaps, having lived so long, he outlived one wife and married again.
On the 1900 census, he lists his occupation as minister of the gospel
He says in his pension that he was born in Grundy County, Tennessee, but the 1900 census says Alabama
His military unit is on his tombstone at Ardmore
He was captured by the Yankees on July 4, 1863, at Vicksburg when the troops were surrendered by General Pemberton. He was paroled there on July 9, went home, and then returned to the army.
His officers were Col. Shelley and Capt. Anderson.
He was released from active duty by Dr. Austin at the hospital in Westpoint, Georgia, in March, 1865
had been wounded in the hip and leg
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