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The Gulf City Guards, Roster: April 23, 1861

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The 92 officers and men (age and rank) of the Gulf City Guards Militia, as of their boarding the steamer Selma, bound for Montgomery, April 23, 1861. “This is a fine and gallant company [the Gulf City Guards], of the flower of Mobile. Verily has Mobile contributed 400 of her best and most chivalrous youth in the four companies that have gone North…at 5 o’clock, the Guards moved from the armory, and marched up Royal to Dauphin, and down Dauphin to the steamer ‘Selma,’ on board of which they took passage…”                         – New Orleans Picayune   Alvarez, Alexander King,  20 Anderson, Simeon H.,  24; Anderson, William T.,  24; Ayers, William C.,  21

Ballufoy, Francis C. ; Bartee, J. Frank,; Bealle, Crawford Montgomery,  19; Bingham, Charles Ogden, 1SGT,  31; Bostwick, William W.,  19; Branch, Thomas W.,  22; Bullis, Halsted C.,

Campbell, Charles C.,  18; Carver, Thomas J. Jr.,  18; Chappell, William A.; Comegys, William Crawford,  24; Cooke, James Jarvis,  27; Cotlin, John Joseph, Jr.,  24; Couch, Edgar William,  18; Couch, James E.,  22; Crane, Julius M.; Cuthbert, Octavius,  20;

Dailey, James,  Musician,  [30]; Deas, Thomas Jerome,  20; Dent, George Truman,  19; Donovan, Octavius C.,  22; Downe, Charles W.,  28

Ellis, Henry J.,  1CPL,  25; England, Richard,  24

Flannery, Matthew W.,  23; Ford, Edward C.,  22; Griffing, Hiram L., [2]CPL,  24; Hall, Alexander P.,  34; Hall, Benjamin R., ; Hall, Willis Edgar/Emerson,  19; Hampshire, Francis P.,  20; Harris, Willmond C.,  21; Hartean, Samuel W. ; Hartwell, William, Captain,  41; Hawthorn, Keeler Hartwell,  20; Holland, Jacob F., 1LT,  27; Hollingsworth, James B.,  23; Holmes, John W. Jr.,  19; Hudson, John J.; Huggins, Charles R.,  21; Hunt, James P.

Kellogg, Quincy A.,  25

Langdon, Lewis B.,  21; Langdon, Daniel Webster, 3SGT,  28; Lavalette, John L.,  23; Lee, Samuel B.; Lee, Hugh Alison,  24; Lethwaite, Alexander E.,  [21]; Lewis, John H.,  24

Mahorner, Matthew,  22; McVoy, Wilberforce; Melville, Thomas H.,  [23]; Merrill, Willis M. , [13–17]; Monk, William Harrison,  18

Nash, Franklin J.,  3CPL, 21

Partridge, Daniel Jr.,  2SGT,  24; Partridge, William, @20; Payne, John,  24; Pillson, William A.; Punch, John Asbury,  20

Randall, James F.,  23; Rea, George H.,  21; Richey, Robert,  26; Robbins, Arthur Ferris, 2LT(jg), 23; Rondeau, Henry W.,  21; Russell, Simeon J.M.,  [28?]

Sharpe, Gordon,  22; Shaw, Robert H.,  [22;] Sheffield, Frederick Augusta, 5SGT,  23; Sheffield, Robert Paul, [4]Cpl,  20; Simpson, John Richard, 2LT(sr),  28; Spencer, Francis E.,   21; Spencer, Thomas A.,  24; Steele, Charles,  30; Steele, William H.,  22; Sturdivant, Norwood,  20; Summersell,  George Fishweek,  22; Summersell, William Fishweek,  25

Tarleton, William W.,  21; Taylor, John T.,  20; Toomer, Edward Terry

Vail, Lovick C.,  17

Ward, George Emory,  29; Weaver, Walter T., 21; White, Emmett J.; Wilkins, Sidney T.,  20; Wragg, Henry Clay, 21

Young, Samuel A.,

An additional 13 volunteers joined the company, May ’61: Barker, Walter B.,,  age 19; 5-10-61 “at Mobile” by John Curren Bestor, John T.,   age?; 5-15-61 at Mobile Bibb, Thomas H. Jr., [21]; 5-22-61 at Mobile Brooks, Samuel Berry,  21; 5-22-61 at Mobile Hudson, James, age ?; 5-15-61 at Mobile Johnston, Henry C.,  @25?; 5-10-61 at Mobile Keines, Leander J., 24?; 5-18-61 at Mobile Pardieu, Lucian B., 30; 5-22-61 at Mobile Richardson, Samuel H.,  29; 5-22-61 at Mobile Sheehan, Francis,  19; 5-22-61 at Mobile Shotwell, Reuben H., 31; 5-22-61 at Mobile Turner, Jacob Henry,  18; 5-22-61 at Mobile Turner, George Elmore,  20; 5-22-61 at Mobile

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The Washington Light Infantry, Roster: April 23, 1861

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The 101 officers and men (age and rank) of the Washington Light Infantry, Captain Archibald Gracie, as of boarding the steamer St Nicholas, April 24, 1861, bound for Montgomery.

Adams, Homer,  26

Adams, Quintus Sertorius,  22

Bagby, John Hampden,  19

Bagby, Simon Connell,  24

Baird, Henry Clay, 3CPL,  22

Bancroft, Sydney S.,  21

Battle, James M.,  16

Battle, Samuel G. Jr.,  19

Bird, Albert Galliline,  19

Boullemet, Milton Hyman,  17

Bowers, George Florian,  16

Bridges, George Rodney,  24

Burnham, Charles Edward,   ?

Burton, John Thomas,  23

Byard, Edward Hogan,  22

Chester, John Wood, 1LT,  29

Childers, James Edward,  17

Cleveland, James Brown,  25

Cocke, Thomas Watt,   ?

Cocke, William Gustavus,  20

Coleman, Fountain Pitt,  21

Coleman, James LaFayette,  CPL,  ?

Coleman, Wiley Theophilus,  21

Crawley, John J.,  20

Dalton, Edmund Richard,  23

Dargen, Edward Pickens,  20

Dean, William Edward,  21

Donaldson, James,   ?

Donoho, Osceola Charles,  23

Donovan, William G.,  33

Drish, Archibald Rye,  27

Ellison, George H.,  4CPL,  19;

English, David Crawford,  25

Foley, John Sylvester,  [21]

Foster, Aaron Whitney,  28

Foster, David Alexander,  2CPL,  [25]

Gilmore, John Young,  24

Goldsmith, Leo,  ?

Gordon, Jesse A., [22]

Gracie, Archibald Jr., Captain,  29

Gwin, George Bailey,  19

Heddon, William Henry,   ?

Heirs, William Andy,  18

Hemstag, William,  25

Hill, Van Courtland,  21

Hodges, William Harrison, [4]SGT,  20  (Hodges actually enlisted in Montgomery, 4-28-61)

Hooks, Alfred B.,  23

Hopkins, Robert,   ?

Huggins, John Thomas, 1SGT,  24

Hull, H. Edgar,  18

Irwin, Richard Learn F. “Lee,” 1CPL,  20

Johnson, Robert Bruce,   ?

Jones, George C.,   ?

Jones, Harvey Ellis,  3SGT,  19

Keough, Arthur Magee,   ?

Latham, Mortimer Aldridge,  26

Lenoir, Thomas Middleton,  22

Levy, Julian Camden,  2SGT,  27

Massey, Wright Stanley,  21

May, Charles Henry,   ?

McDonald, Thomas Anthony,  19

McGillivary, William Stuart,  26

McKeon, Daniel Valentine,   ?

McLaughlin, Thomas Jefferson,  21

McVoy, Cornelius,   ?

Meldrum, George Sterling,   ?

Miller, Duncan James,   ?

Murrill, Charles Washington “Walter,”  20

Myer, Franklin Samuel,  22

Needy, John Albert,  24

Nicolson, George William,  19

Norris, William Young,  20

Oppenheim, Edward Lewis,   ?

Owen, Franklin Alexander,  20

Parham, Rutledge Thomas Blessingame,  17

Patten, William Thompson,   ?

Peabody, Horace M.,  19

Porter, Charles S. D.,  [18]

Reynolds, Hugh,   ?

Riley, James Augustus,  19

Rutherford, John S.,  20

Shearer, Walter W.,   ?

Sherwood, John J.,   ?

Simon, James Julius,  20

Skates, Henry Schuyler,  20

Sloan, Joseph R.,   ?

Smith, Chandler Starr, 2LT,  27

Smith, Edward,   ?

Smith, James Xavier,  23

Steed, George Edward,   ?

Stephenson, William Henry,  22

Toulmin, John Francis,  18

Turner, Samuel Coote,  36

Vail, William Benners,  20

Waltz, William Christopher,  39

Watt, James N. Jr.,  [22]

Westfeldt, Charles/Class Fleetwood, 3LT,  22

Wilcox, Robert H.,  18

Williams, John Parey,  32

Woodward, John Gosee,  [22]

Wyckoff, Cornelius Peter,  26