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  • Sgt. Charles S. Wools (c.1839 - 1862)
    Charles S. Wools served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War in Company D, 5th Louisiana Infantry Regiment. He enlisted on June 4, 1861 at Camp Moore, LA with the rank of 1st Corporal....
  • Capt. (CSA), George Loundes Phifer (1841 - 1908)
    THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 617, Vol. II, pl 979 --------------------------- Birth: Feb. 10, 1841 Lowndes Co...
  • Maj. (CSA), Caleb Huse (1831 - 1905)
    Caleb Huse was a Major in the Confederate States Army, acting primarily as an arms procurement agent and purchasing specialist during the American Civil War. He is most well known for his successful ac...
  • Samuel Simon Emrick, Jr. (CSA) (1803 - 1877)
    Co. F 17th Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army (CSA) , Civil War Inscription: CO F 17 VA CAV CSA Photo by: Grave Yard Ghost, added 4/05/2014 to Find A Grave Memorial# 23067867 Parents: Sa...
  • Capt. (CSA), Benjamin Franklin Toomer (1830 - 1864)
    Elected sheriff of Itawamba Co., MSB. F. Toomer Sheriff October 15, 1861enlisted in Mexican WarCaptain CrowsonCompany FB Battalion MS Rifles enlisted with Confederate States of AmericaCompany F, Cummin...

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.