Posted By:Sharon
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Subject:Re: Unionist - states
Post Date:February 19, 2003 at 15:34:00
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From: "Sharon" <shadri@perry.gulfnet.com>
Subject: Re: Unionist's States
Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2000 20:06:23 -0400

-George Washington DRIVER b. Mar 2 1820 Screven County, Georgia enlisted at
Suwannee County, Florida in 1864 died Nov 16, 1895 Lafayette County,
Florida. Lafayette County was his home after the war. [3rd g-GF]
Co D & G of 2nd FL Cav, Musician/bugler
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-William Riley DRIVER b. Nov 18, 1847 Ware County, Georgia..[son of
Geo.Wash. above] enlisted at Suwannee County, Florida in 1864 lived in
Lafayette County, Florida after the war died Oct 20, 1904. [2nd g-GF]
Co D & G 2nd FL Cav Muscian/bugler
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-Mitchell SULLIVAN b.Jul 19, 1819 Bulloch County, Georgia d. Nov 19, 1893
Lafayette County, Florida. Lived in Lafayette County, Florida after the war.
[4 g-uncle] Co D 2nd FL Cav
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-William James SULLIVAN b. Dec 22, 1844 Lee County, Georgia died Aug 28,
1932 Levy County, Florida lived in Lafayette, & Levy Counties in Florida
after the war. [William is the son of Mitchell above] [cousin]
Co D 2nd FL Cav
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-Thomas BRANNEN b. abt 1794 Georgia died abt 1865 Cedar Key, Florida Sent
his whole family to live at Cedar Key after their home was burned, because
he refused to join the Confederate Army. He died at Cedar Key reportedly of
Scurvy and was buried there about 1865.[4th g-GF]
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-Francis J. BRANNEN b. abt 1832 Lowndes County, Georgia [son of Thomas
above] Enlisted at Tallahassee, Florida on April 6, 1864 Recruited in Taylor
County, Florida[5th g-uncle] Co C, 2nd FL Cav promoted to Corporal Jun 10,
1864
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-John R. BRANNEN b. abt. 1834 Lowndes County, Georgia. [son of Thomas
Brannen above] He was recruited along with two of his brothers in Taylor
County, Florida by Lt. Thomas HUNTER and enlisted at Tallahassee, Florida on
April 6, 1864. He was assigned as a scout for the Union Army. Captured Mar
6, 1865. Co D 2nd FL Cav
Executed by Confederate Forces at Tallahassee, Florida Mar 17, 1865
[5th g-uncle]
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-Huston English BRANNEN b.Nov 28, 1843 Madison County, Florida d. Jan 14,
1935 Taylor County, Florida [son of Thomas above] [half brother to John R. &
Francis J.] Co C, 2nd FL Cav promoted to Corporal Feb 20,1865 [uncle]
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I believe I have some more ancestors in the 2nd Florida Cavalry. All of
these men are listed as Refugees from the Confederacy.

Sure hope this makes some sense. <g>

Sharon Driver Wright
Perry, Florida