Posted By:Bill Gillespie
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Subject:Re: Looking for possible Alcock, or Pinnell's in the Civil War.
Post Date:July 05, 2012 at 09:30:51
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Forum:Civil War Forum
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The info you seek is probably not available. I looked at www.civilwardata.com and they list 11 "Alcock" in the entire army. Only one of those even shows a residence, none show birthplace.

As for "pinnell", 31 records(1 was african-american) 10 show residence. I looked at the sole Pinnell from a border state, and his birthplace is not given.

The tracking info you seek simply was not recorded by the enlisting officers. Info on parents and siblings was also not recorded.