1870 census, West Fork Twp., West Fork P.O., Washington Co., ARK.
First Arkansas Regiment 30-Day Volunteers, CSA
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This company was organized at Evening Shade, Lawrence (now Sharp)county, Arkansas, by Captain Daniel Yeager. The company enlisted for 30days on November 15, 1861, and was discharged on December 15, 1861, atCamp Borland, near Pocahontas, Arkansas. Most of these men werelandowners in what is now Sharp county, and many of them subsequentlyenlisted in Co. F, 38th Arkansas Infantry Regiment.
Endorsement on Company G muster roll��Muster Roll of Capt. DanielYeager�s Co. of Vol. Inf., raised in response to Col. Borland�s call ofNov. 5; mustered into the Confederate service Nov. 15 for 30 days, anddischarged Dec. 15, 1861; entitled to pay from date of muster to the timeset opposite their respective names and to transportation and subsistencefrom Pocahontas to Evening Shade, Ark., 50 miles.�
Huddleston, William J Private.
TO THE HONORABLE HENRY L.DAVIS AND OTHER COMPOSING THE
COMMISSION TO THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES.
Your petitioner W.J.Huddleston would state and show from
the proof submitted to the commission that he is a Cherokee
by descent and by blood having been born in Hardin Co.State
of Tennessee on the 25th day of Dec 1825. My fathers name was
Fleming Huddleston. My mothers name was Susie Huddleston my
father was a son of Benjamin Huddleston. That I now reside in
Wise County Texas and have resided there 13 years. And he
avers these facts can be established by proof to the satisfaction
of the commission under such rules and regulations as it may
prescribe. And he further avers that these facts being proved
he is entitled to be ajudged under the laws of such Nation and
the laws of Congress of the United States and the treaties of
such Nation with the United States, a citizen of such Nation.
With all the rights, privileges,and protection of Citizenships
in such Nation. Wherefore he herewith respectfully submit to the
consideration of the Honorable Commission such proof and on the
hearing he be adjudged entitled to such citizenship and his name
be placed upon the proper roll as a citizen of such Nation.
State of Texas,County of Wise.
Now on the 31st day of Augst.1896 personally appeared before me
a J.P., for Precinct No.5 and a Notary Public for said county
and state W.J.Huddleston who being duly sworn upon his oath
states that the facts set forth in the foregoing petition are
correct and true. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 31st
day of Aug.1896.
Signed. J.S.Procter,J.P.Precinct No.5,and Notary Public for
↑ National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007. Original data: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online , acquired 2007.
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