Henry W. Crawford
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|About Henry W. Crawford|
Henry W. Crawford was born about 1832 in Calhoun County, Georgia and died on May 1, 1863 in Chickamauga ?, Georgia. Actual date of birth is unknown. He lived to be about 31 years old.
Henry W. Crawford
1832 - 5/1/1863
He married Jane S. Brown.
From 1862 to 1863 he was enlisted in the Calhoun Repeaters - Company L, Georgia 25th Infantry Regiment, He died of chronic diarrhea on Oct. 15, 1863.
|Census||6/11/1850 ||Division 25 GA (Early County) ||18 yrs old |
|#500-James Crawford (age 46),
Betsey Crawford (44),
Martha P Crawford (23),
Sarah A Crawford (21),
William Crawford (20),
Henry Crawford (19),
Elizabeth Crawford (18),
Martha Crawford (14),
Susan Crawford (13),
Wesley Crawford (12),
Silas Crawford (8),
Rebecca Crawford (8),
Nancy Crawford (2). All were born in GA. James is a farmer. value of home $400 |
|Census||6/11/1860 ||District 4 GA (Calhoun County) ||28 yrs old |
|#129- Henry W. Crawford (age 28),
Jane E. Crawford (29),
Theodore T. Crawford (4),
Mary E. Crawford (3),
James H. Crawford (1). All were born in GA. Henry is an overseer. |
|Military||9/1/1861 ||GA (Calhoun County) ||29 yrs old |
|Battles he may have fought in:April 6, 1862 at Shiloh, TN.
April 10, 1862 at Fort Pulaski, GA.
April 11, 1862 at Fort Pulaski, GA.
May 16, 1863 at Jackson, MS.
July 9, July 1863 at Warren County, MS.
July 11, 1863 at Jackson, MS.
July 15, 1863 at Jackson, MS.
July 17, 1863 at Jackson, MS.
September 19, 1863 at Chickamauga, GA.|
The Georgia 25th Infantry Regiment was organized at Savannah, Georgia, in September, 1861. The men were raised in the counties of Bryan, Screven, Liberty, Telfair, Henry, and Calhoun. Assigned to the Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, the unit served on the coast until the summer of 1863 when it was ordered to Mississippi.
Company L: Calhoun County men-Calhoun Repeaters. This company was successively designated as 1st Company L, 2nd Company H, and 3rd Company C. It originally belonged to "Wise's Legion." While serving in Virginia it was, by order no. 242, ordered to Savannah, Georgia and on January 8, 1862, was attached to the 25th Georgia Infantry.
|Military||10/15/1863 ||GA ||31 yrs old |
|Name: Henry W. Crawford,
Enlistment Date: 1 May 1862,
Rank at enlistment: Private,
State Served: Georgia,
Survived the War?: No, Cause of death: chronic diarrhoea,
Service Record: Enlisted in Company L, Georgia 25th Infantry Regiment on 01 May 1862.Mustered out on 15 Oct 1863.
Sources: Roster of Confederate Soldiers of Georgia 1861-1865 |
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Henry, his family, and friends. For example, Henry is 3 years old when Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||Walker County is formed.
||Seminoles massacre Major Francis L. Dade and his 103 man command. This starts the second Seminole War.
February - Battle of Hitchity.
March 27 - Colonel J.W. Fannin and his Georgian's executed by order of Santa Ana at Goliad on Palm Sunday.
July - Battle of Brushy Creek.
July 3 - Battle of Chickasawachee Swamp.
July 27 - Battle of Echowanochaway Creek.
||Mcon and Dade Counties are formed.
||Chattooga County formed
||Atlanta, Georgia is incorporated. Formally Marthasville
||Gordon and Clinch Counties are formed.
||Clay, Howell, Polk, Spalding, and Whitfield Counties are formed.
||Taylor County formed.
||Catoosa, Pickens, Hart, Dougherty, Webster, Flton, and Worth Counties aare creaated.
||Fannin, Coffee, Chattahooche, Charlton, and Calhoun Counties formed.
||Haralson, Terrell, Berrien, Colquit, Miller, and Towns Counties formed.
||Dawson, Milton, Pierce, Glascock, Mitchell, Schley, White, and Wilcox Counties formed.
||Clayton, Quitman, Banks, Brooks, Johnson, and Echols Counties formed.
||Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
||The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
||The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
||The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
||Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
||July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
||NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
||NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Second Seminole Indian War begins.
||The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
||Oregon Trail is established
||Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
||Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
||Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
||May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
||Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
||Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
Born about 1834 and died about 1879
|The Children of Henry W. Crawford|
|William "Willie" Crawford|
Born in Early County, Georgia about 1863 and died somewhere in Georgia about 1905. He was about 42 years old.
After the death of his parents he when to live with his Aunt and Uncle. ...