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Brother Against Brother in the American Civil War

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  • David Stapp, (USA) (1848 - d.)
    Residence 1850: Campbell, Georgia Residence 1860: Talladega, Alabama Residence 1870: Sunflower, Mississippi Military Service: 1860-1865 Civil War 1st Brigade 2nd Division 15th Army Corps Army ...
  • John P. Stapp, (CSA) (1839 - c.1863)
    Military Service: Alpine, Talladega, Alabama Private Calhoun's Company 18th Alabama Infantry Confederate States of America
  • Pvt. Wilson W. Stapp, (CSA) (1827 - d.)
    Residence 1850: Coosa, Alabama Residence 1860: Talladega, Alabama Residence 1866: Perry, Alabama Residence 1870: Lawrence, Alabama Military Service: August 3, 1861- May 12, 1865 Alpine, Tallad...
  • Pvt. Milton Cook Stapp, (CSA) (1826 - 1917)
    Milton Cook Stapp was born on a plantation and a slave owner. He had approximately 100 slaves that were freed after the civil war. Milton fought in the civil war on the confederate side. He was shot tw...
  • Samuel Freeman Hobbs (1824 - 1889)
    Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : May 20 2021, 16:40:25 UTC Samuel Freeman Hobbs, a transplant to Alabama from Maine, served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, but his six bro...

The Civil War was a conflict which, especially in the border states, tore families apart, even pitting brother against brother. This project is for those civil war soldiers who had siblings serving on the opposing side of the conflict.


Private Jonathan Poe Keener of the Union Army had two brothers, Elias Elbert Keener and William Jasper Keener, who fought for the Confederacy.