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  • Col. John Middleton Huger, CSA (1808 - 1894)
    John Middleton Huger was the son of Judge Daniel Elliott Huger and wife Isabella Middleton. He was born in 1808 in Charleston, South Carolina. He graduated from University of South Carolina and joined ...
  • James Holt (deceased)
    In the 1880 United States Federal Census, taken on the 9th of June, James Holt , a widower, is living in the Rock Bridge area of Gwinnett County, Georgia with his son and his family. Age: 55, Estim...
  • Judge F. F. Juhan, CSA (1832 - 1913)
    Francis Ferdinand Juhan was born 14 October 1832 in Jones County, Georgia to Francis P. Juhan and Evilyn Johnson. By 1850, the family was settled in Gwinnett County, Georgia. The city of Lawrenceville ...
  • Pvt. Albert J. Fambrough, CSA (1842 - 1910)
    Albert J. Fambrough was the son of John S. Fambrough and wife Jullita "Julia" Landrum. He was born in Greene County, Georgia in 1842 and died in Smyrna, Cobb County, Georgia on April 5, 1910. He was a ...

The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, the Provisional Confederate Congress established a provisional volunteer army and gave control over military operations and authority for mustering state forces and volunteers to the President of the Confederate States of America. On March 1, 1861, Provisional Confederate President Jefferson Davis, on behalf of the Confederate States government, assumed control of the military situation at Charleston, South Carolina where state militia were threatening to seize Fort Sumter from the small United States Army garrison. On March 6 and 9, 1861, the Provisional Confederate Congress passed additional military legislation and established a more permanent Confederate States Army.