Capt. William Allen Redd, (CSA)

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Capt. William Allen Redd, (CSA)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 05, 1916 (81)
Dover, Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Place of Burial: Dover, Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Waller Bullock Redd, Sr. and Rebecca Redd
Husband of Mildred Ann Redd
Father of Jouett Menefee Redd; Hubbard Taylor Redd; Waller Bullock Redd; Mary Willie Ragland; Samuel Parker Redd and 3 others
Brother of QM/Sgt. Samuel Bullock Redd, CSA; Thomas James Redd; Capt. Oliver Frazer Redd, (CSA); Pvt. Richard Menefee Redd, (CSA) and Waller Bullock Redd, Jr.

Occupation: 5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry
Managed by: Jeffrey Edwards Cohen
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About Capt. William Allen Redd, (CSA)

Father; William Bullock Redd of Fayette County, KY. Mother; Rebecca Wagner Allen of KY. Engaged in mercantile business and along with brother engaged in raising cattle. Had been twice elected Mayor of Dover. Entered military service 1861, took part in battles of Carthage, Springfield, Lexington, Wilson's Creek, Pea Ridge, Jenkin's Ferry and Cane Hill Arkansas, where he was captured. In 1902 was elected county judge for the eastern district of Lafayette county. Was in real estate and insurance business in Dover.


Lexington Intelligencer, March 10, 1916 Death of Capt. W.A. Redd Capt. W.A. Redd died at his home in Dover on Sunday, March 5th. He was born in Lexington, Kentucky, on February 12th, 1835, therefore was 81 years of age at the time of his death In May 1869 he was married to Miss Mildred Taylor, who with three sons: J.M. Redd, H.T. Redd, S.C. Redd and one daughter, Mrs. Mary Wille Ragland survive him. For several years Capt. Redd had been a sufferer from an incurable disease and for the last months he was never free from pain. Everything that could do was done for his relief. He was a man of superior intellectual gifts, was well informed on public affairs, a public spirited citizen, this added to his genial disposition and true old fashioned Southern politeness and hospitality made him a favorite with everyone who knew him. He had been a member of the Presbyterian Church for over sixty years. The large concourse of friends and neighbors who gathered to pay the last tribute of respect and the exquisite floral offerings was evidence of the respect in which he was held and the sympathy that was felt for his wife and children in their sad bereavement. His funeral was preached in the Christian church Tuesday morning by Rev. Xenophyn Ryland of Higginsville and he was laid to rest in the Dover cemetery. Info courtesy of contrib. # 47526185


Lexington Intelligencer, September 29, 1916 THE OLD MEN'S CLUB Capt. William A. Redd was born in Fayette County, Kentucky, February 12th, 1835. He secured his education in Locust Grove academy in Fayette County. He came to Lafayette County, Missouri in 1858 and located on a farm near Page City, Mo. There remained until April 1861, when he joined the Confederate Army under Gen. Joe Shelby and served throughout the war. He was in all the battles in which his regiment was engaged in Missouri and Pea Ridge, Cross Hollows, Jenkins Ferry and Cane Ridge in Arkansas. He was captured at the Battle of Cane Hill and taken to Alton, Ill., where he remained three months where he was exchanged at Vicksburg. As one of the read guard, he was again captured near Dover during Price's last raid and was taken to Johnson Island, where he remained until the close of the war. For some years Capt. Reed was engaged in the mercantile and grain business in Waverly, Mo. In 1869 Capt. Reed was married to Miss Mildred Taylor of Dover, Mo., and they have four chlildren, J.M.; H.T.; Sam P. and Mrs. Ragland all living in Dover. Capt. Redd served one term as judge of the Eastern Dist. of Lafayette County, Mo. He was also Mayor of the town of Dover. Captain Redd was an elder in the Presbyterian church. He was a man of strong Christian character of high integrity in business affairs. He died March 5, 1916, at him home in Dover. He lived a happy christian life and was loved and respected by all who knew him. Wilson Malone, R.P. Hardoos, Committee Info Provided By: Member # 47526185

Redd, William A. BATTLE UNIT NAME: 5th Regiment, Missouri Cavalry SIDE: Confederacy COMPANY: F&S SOLDIER'S RANK IN: Lieutenant/Adjutant SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: First Lieutenant/Adjutant ALTERNATE NAME: W.A./Redd FILM NUMBER: M380 ROLL 12 PLAQUE NUMBER: NOTES: General Note - Original filed under W.A./Redd

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Capt. William Allen Redd, (CSA)'s Timeline

1835
February 12, 1835
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, United States
1871
July 12, 1871
Waverly, Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
1872
July 1872
1873
March 1873
1874
June 20, 1874
1876
November 9, 1876
1879
August 20, 1879
Waverly, Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
1882
March 18, 1882
Waverly, Lafayette County, Missouri, United States
1884
December 9, 1884