Thomas McDonald
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Thomas Jefferson McDonald (1842 - 1920)

Cpt Thomas Jefferson McDonald
Born in Lafayette, Chambers, Alabama, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 19 Nov 1861 in Tallapoosa, Alabamamap
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Died in Elmore, Elmore, Alabama, United Statesmap
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Name: Thomas McDonald

Residence: Tallapoosa County, Alabama, Alabama Enlistment Date: 15 May 1862 Rank at enlistment: 1st Lieutenant Enlistment Place: Tallapoosa County, Alabama State Served: Alabama Survived the War?: Yes Service Record: Commissioned an officer in Company B, Alabama 47th Infantry Regiment on 15 May 1862.Promoted to Full Captain on 02 Jul 1863.Mustered out on 09 Apr 1865 at Appomattox, VA. Sources: Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service RecordsSouthern Historical Society Papers: Appomattox Paroles ANVThe War Between the Union & Confederacy: Wm Oates

posted by Lindsay (Stough) Tyrie
McDonald, Thomas Jefferson

He was born Dec 2, 1842, died Nov 20, 1920. He enlisted Apr-1862 as a private in Company G, 7th Alabama Cavalry. He also served in the 47th Alabama Infantry. He is buried Refuge Cemetery Elmore County.

http://files.usgwarchives.org/al/elmore/military/civilwar/other/somecivi95gmt.txt

posted by Lindsay (Stough) Tyrie
Confederate Soldier, Cpt. Company B, 47th Alabama Regiment Infantry. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pa. Was a POW at one time. Surrendered with Robert E. Lee April 9, 1865 at Appomattox Court House, Va. Applied for and received Confederate Pension Witnessed by ET Griffith & HJD Taunton.
posted by Lindsay (Stough) Tyrie
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?pagepv&GRid32327753&PIpi=63101971

Picture of Thomas McDonald that hangs in the Kent Alabama Masonic Lodge where he was Grand Master before the war.

posted by Lindsay (Stough) Tyrie
Wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863- hit by a "Minie Ball" and broke his thigh and lost his right eye.

Captain of Company B 47th regiment of Alabama Infantry. Company known as "Tallapoosa Light Infantry" or "Tallapoosa Tigers"

Filed for pension in Elmore County AL

posted by Lindsay (Stough) Tyrie
1910- Elmore, Alabama- https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MKQX-LTH with wife Mary A and sons Thomas and Augustus

1900- Elmore, Alabama- https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M98N-Q1B with wife Mary A and sons Thomas and Augustus

1880 Elmore, Alabama- https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4JF-4Y9 with Wife Mary A and kids Monroe, Ella, Ida, Susan, Josie and Mary

posted by Lindsay (Stough) Tyrie

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