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Research Objective:Discover the actions of three brothers, sons of John D. Isenhour and Sarah Bailey, in the antebellum period and during the Civil War. Valentine Isenhour, born 1820 in North Carolina and died 23 Apr 1895 in Clyde, Callahan, Texas. Moses William Isenhour, Confederate soldier, born 1823 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, died 16 February 1862 in Fort Thompson, Missouri United States. Josiah Edmond Isenhour, born 1825 in Missouri and died 13 December 1868 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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Name Variants:Isenhour Isonhour Isenhower Isenhour Isenhouer Isonhouer Eisenhower Eisenhour Icenhower Icenhour Isenhowr Isenhauer Isebour
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Localities:Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Montgomery, Arkansas; New Orleans, Louisiana, Texas
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DateWebsite or RepositoryURL / Call # / Microfilm #Searching ForLocalitySourceResults/Comments
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10/17/2017FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NM55-T5TOriginal image of Valentine 's marriage to Margrete Ann Hendrix in 1854Montgomery, Arkansas"Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NM55-T5T : 22 December 2016), Valentine Isenhower and Margrete Ann Hendrix, 03 Sep 1854; citing Montgomery, Arkansas, United States, county offices, Arkansas; FHL microfilm 1,011,071.Valentine Isenhower married Margrete Ann Hendrix 3 September 1854 in Montgomery, Arkansas. She was 18 and he was 31.
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10/17/17Fold3.comhttps://www.fold3.com/image/82716188?terms=isenhourConfederate Service of Josiah IsenhourNew Orleans, LouisianaCompiled service record, J.E. Isenhour, Pvt., Co. K, Confederate Guards Regiment, Louisiana Militia (Confederate); "Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Louisiana," database with images, Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/image/82716188 : Accessed 17 October 2017); citing Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations, compiled 1903 - 1927, documenting the period 1861 - 1865, Record Group 109, The National Archives.J. E. Isenhour, Co. K, Confederate Guards Regiment, Louisiana Militia (Confederate), Private. La. Militia. Appears on company muster roll for Mar 8 to Apr 30 1862. Enlisted March 8 in New Orleans by Capt Green . Last Paid: "this is the first payment." Present. Note: transferred by Gov. T.O. Moore to Maj Gen. Mansfield Lovell, C.S.A., for local defence of the city of New Orleans and its approaches, on March 8, 1862.
http://www.acadiansingray.com/Confed.%20Gds.%20Regt.%20VST%20Mil.%20Inf.htm
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10/17/17Fold3.comFold 3 Confederate Arkansas recordsValentine Isenhour Confederate serviceArkansas“Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Arkansas,” negative search for Valentine Isenhour; database with images, Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/title/27/civil-war-soldiers-confederate-ar : accessed 8 November 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication M317, Record Group 109.NIL. The only Isenhowers found are "B.D. Isenhower" and "Moses Isonhower"
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10/17/17Fold3.comFold 3 Union Arkansas CMSRsValentine Isenhour Union serviceArkansasCompiled Service Records of Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Arkansas," negative search for Valentine Isenhour; database with images, Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/title/44/civil-war-soldiers-union-ar : accessed 11 Nov 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication M399, Record Group 94.NIL
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10/17/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1401638?collectionNameFilter=trueJosiah Isenhour 1850 residenceNew Orleans, Louisiana1850 U.S. Census, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, population schedule, negative search for Josiah Edmond Isenhour, database with images, FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 Nov 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication M432. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.NIL. Not found through searching the index. Maybe try browsing each page.
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10/17/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9BS3-8J8?cc=1473181Josiah Edmond Isenhour 1860 residenceNew Orleans, Louisiana1860 U.S. Census, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, population schedule, New Orleans, p. 55 (penned), dwelling 282, family 392, J. L. Isebour; image, FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFPW-K4Y : accessed 8 November 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 417.Transcribed as J L Isebour but the handwriting looks like J.E. Isehour. Age 30. Born: Mo. Occupation: merchant. 3rd Ward, City fo New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, enumerated 6th day of June 1860.
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10/19/17Ancestry.comhttps://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2059Valentine Isenhower Confederate ServiceTexas Ancestry.com. "Texas, Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900," negative search for Valentine Isenhour; database with images, Ancestry (http://ancestry.com : accessed 8 November 2017); citing Civil War Muster Rolls index Cards (both Confederate and Union) and Texas State Rangers. Austin, Texas: Texas State Library and Archives Commission.NIL
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10/19/17Ancestry.comMoses Isenhower Texas Muster RollAny Isenhowers in confederate service from TexasTexasMoses Isenhower, Pvt. Co K, 1st Regt., Bosque and Coryell Counties, 2nd Brig., TST, enlisted August 1863, "Texas, Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900" database with images of index cards, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : accessed 11 Nov 2017); citing Civil War Muster Rolls index Cards (both Confederate and Union). Also Texas State Rangers. Austin, Texas: Texas State Library and Archives Commission.Found another Moses Isenhower. This one enlisted in the Texas State Troops in 1863, later TST were turned into CSA. This man was born in 1823 and the troops were from Bosque and Coryell Counties in Texas.
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10/19/17Texas State Library and Archives Commissionhttps://tsl.access.preservica.com/file/sdb%3AdigitalFile%7C560f9bbd-e280-48d7-8d6c-b63b4cec242c/Moses Isenhower on muster roll TexasMoses Isenhower, Private, Muster roll of Company K, Bosque and Coryell Counties, 1st Regiment, 2nd Brigade, Texas State Troops under Captain W.S. Gouldy, March 18, 1864, Texas State Library and Archives Division, "Texas Adjutant General's Department Civil War military rolls," database with images, Texas Digital Archive, (https://tsl.access.preservica.com/ : 11 Nov 2017) MR 262, Record 0262.Isenhower, Mos. Rank: private, age 40, Enlisted March 18, 1864 in Camp McCullough
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10/19/17Fold3.comhttps://www.fold3.com/image/77518614Moses Isenhower in Civil War collection at Fold3 - is this a different Moses?Texas1860 U.S. census, Bosque County, Texas, population schedule p. 27 (penned), dwelling 184, family 190, Moses Isenhower household; image, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : accessed 11 Nov 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 1289.Moses Isenhower, age 36, born Tennessee. (est birth year 1823). Wife Catherine, children Simeon, Elizabeth, Manda E, David F, Ellena, Rosetta, Martha E. (This is a different family). Will call him Moses Isenhower 2.
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10/19/17Findagrave.comhttps://www.findagrave.com/memorial/41628818Death of Moses Isenhower 2 - show that this is a different MosesTexasFind A Grave, database and images (http://www.findagrave.com : accessed 11 Nov 2017), memorial 41628818, Moses Isenhower (1823-1906), citing Saint James Cemetery, Milford, Barton County, Missouri; gravestone photograph by Sandy [--?--].Died 27 Oct 1906 Gravelton, Wayne, Missouri, parents Martin David Eisenhower and Anna Catherine Knull Eisenhwoer, spouse Catherine Bird Isenhower.
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10/19/17Ancestry.com1860 Census for Jno M IsenhowerJohn M Isenhower, son of Moses Isenhower, on 1860 CensusCass, Texas1860 U.S. Census, Cass County, Texas, population schedule, Beat 2, p. 32 (penned), family 219, A Isenhower and children in household of J TSummerlin; image, Ancestry.com.(http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 11 Nov 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 1290.Head of household is J T Summerlin and A Summerlin. Living with them are A Isenhour (male), E Isenhour, WH Isenhour, Geo W Isenhour, A M Isenhour, Jno M Isenhour. Questions: Where is Moses? Why is Amanda Martha listed as a male? The birth dates and places match up but some of the names and initials are a tiny bit off. 12 October 1860.
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10/19/17Ancestry.comMoses Isenhower residence 1860Cass, Texas1860 U.S. Census, Cass County, Texas, population schedule, negative search for Moses Isenhower; Ancestry.com. (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 11 Nov 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication M653, roll 1290.none found
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10/19/17Ancestry.comMoses Isenhower residence 1860Montgomery, Arkansas1860 U.S. Census, Montgomery County, Arkansas, population schedule, negative search for Moses Isenhower; Ancestry.com. (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 11 Nov 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication , roll .none found
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10/19/17Ancestry.comMoses Isenhower residence 1860Arkansas1860 U.S. Census, Arkansas, population schedule, negative search for Moses Isenhower; Ancestry.com. (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 11 Nov 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication , roll .none found
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10/19/17Ancestry.comMoses Isenhower residence 1860Texas1860 U.S. Census, Texas, population schedule, negative search for Moses Isenhower; Ancestry.com. (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 11 Nov 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication , roll .none found
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10/19/17Wikipedia.orghttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arkansas_Militia_in_the_Civil_WarWas there an Arkansas Milita that organized before 12 Oct 1860 that Moses could have been in?ArkansasWikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org) "Arkansas Militia in the Civil War," reviewed 19 Oct 2017, 10:00pm.Contains a listing of regiments, when raised, and what county the men were from. Two possible regiments: 1st Milita Brigade, 1st Division, includes Montgomery County. Also 57th Militia Regiment, 1st Brigade, Col. Nathaniel Grant, organized April 6, 1860 in Montgomery. Contacted Arkansas History Commission for information about Milita rolls on microfilm in their archives.
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10/19/17ancestry.com1870 Census Amanda IsenhowerAmanda Martha Isenhower and children residence 1870Hopkins, Texas1870 U.S. Census, Hopkins County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 2, p. 54 (penned), dwelling 381, family 379, Amanda Isenhower household, image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 11 Nov 2017); citing NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 1592.The informant must not have known them well. Amanda's age was give as 16. The informant clearly knew they were from Arkansas but didn't realize that James and John were born in Texas. Or were they?
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:939F-4V96-R8?i=15&cc=1827575Isenhowers in Cass, Texas Tax listsCass, TexasMoses Isenhower, 1855, Cass County, "Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1837-1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 Nov 2017), image 16; citing State Archives, Austin.Moses W. Isenhower, Cass County, 1855, no property listed; 50 cents poll tax, 50 cents state tax, 25 cents county tax
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orgIsenhowers in Cass, Texas Tax listsCass, TexasMoses Isenhower, 1856, Cass County, "Texas, County Tax Rolls, 1837-1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 11 Nov 2017), image 16; citing State Archives, Austin.Moses Isenhower, Cass County, 1856, no property listed; 50 cents poll tax, 50 cents state tax, 25 cents county tax
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/196911?availability=Family%20History%20LibraryValentine Isenhower marriageCape Girardeau, MoWoodruff, Audrey Lee Wagner, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, marriage book B, 1839-1854, (Independence, Missouri : Woodruff, 1976)
No isenhowers in index
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BW-XQR2-W?i=7&cat=400944IsenhowersMontgomery, ArkansasMontgomery County, Arkansas, Circuit Court Record Book 1, unpaginated, No 107 entry for Valentine Isenhower, Juror, Feb 15 1846; images, FamilySearch, (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BW-XQR2-W?i=7&cat=400944 : accessed 13 Nov 2017); citing Montgomery County, Arkansas Court Record, v. 1; FHL microfilm 1011079, item 1, image 8.No 107, Amount: $".75. Valentine Isenhower, Juror, Feb 15 1846 - Montgomery County, Arkansas Court Records, image 8 FamilySearch.org
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BW-XQR9-G?i=10&cat=400944IsenhowersMontgomery, ArkansasMontgomery County, Arkansas, Circuit Court Record Book 1, unpaginated, No 97 entry for V Isenhower, juror, July 17, 1848; images, FamilySearch, (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BW-XQR9-G?i=10&cat=400944 : accessed 13 Nov 2017); citing Montgomery County, Arkansas Court Record, v. 1; FHL microfilm 1011079, item 1, image 11.No 97, amount: $2.00. P Juror. V Isenhower. July 17, 1848
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BW-XQRG-W?i=11&cat=400944IsenhowersMontgomery, ArkansasMontgomery County, Arkansas, Circuit Court Record Book 1, unpaginated, No 184 entry for Moses Isenhower, petit juror, April 12, 1849; images, FamilySearch, (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BW-XQRG-W?cat=400944 : accessed 13 Nov 2017); citing Montgomery County, Arkansas Court Record, v. 1; FHL microfilm 1011079, item 1, image 12.No 184, amount: $2.00, petit juror; Moses Isenhower, April 12, 1849
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BW-XQRD-T?i=13&cat=400944IsenhowersMontgomery, ArkansasMontgomery County, Arkansas, Circuit Court Record Book 1, unpaginated, No 222, entry for M W Isenhower, overseeor, April 4, 1849; images, FamilySearch, (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BW-XQRD-T?i=13&cat=400944 : accessed 13 Nov 2017); citing Montgomery County, Arkansas Court Record, v. 1; FHL microfilm 1011079, item 1, image 14.No 222. amount $2.00. overseeor. M W Isenhower. April 4, 1849
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BW-XQRD-T?i=13&cat=400944Montgomery County, Arkansas, Circuit Court Record Book 1, unpaginated, No 254, entry for Moses Isenhower. July 6, 1849; images, FamilySearch, (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BW-XQRD-T?i=13&cat=400944 : accessed 13 Nov 2017); citing Montgomery County, Arkansas Court Record, v. 1; FHL microfilm 1011079, item 1, image 14.No. 254. amount $1. for special term Decem. Moses Isenhower. July 6, 1849
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BW-XQRD-T?i=13&cat=400944Montgomery County, Arkansas, Circuit Court Record Book 1, unpaginated, No 74, entry for Mose Isenhower, 1849; images, FamilySearch, (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C9BW-XQRD-T?cat=400944 : accessed 13 Nov 2017); citing Montgomery County, Arkansas Court Record, v. 1; FHL microfilm 1011079, item 1, image 14.no. 74, $6, Mose Isenhower for accct. dated 184?
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orgArkansas Probate RecordsIsenhowers in Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979 Montgomery, Arkansas"Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979," Wills 1863-1954 vol A-B, negative search for Isenhower, images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99W3-79C3?cc=2061549&wc=M7QZ-NTG%3A353249401%2C353260201 : accessed 13 Nov 2017); citing Montgomery county courthouses, Arkansas.NIL - checked indexes in the front of each book
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orgArkansas Probate RecordsIsenhowers in Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979 Montgomery, Arkansas"Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979," Guardian Bonds 1858-1909, negative search for Isenhower, images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99W3-79C3?cc=2061549&wc=M7QZ-NTG%3A353249401%2C353260201 : accessed 13 Nov 2017); citing Montgomery county courthouses, Arkansas.NIL - checked indexes in the front of each book
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orgArkansas Probate RecordsIsenhowers in Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979 Montgomery, Arkansas"Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979," Letters of administration 1859-1912, negative search for Isenhower, images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99W3-79C3?cc=2061549&wc=M7QZ-NTG%3A353249401%2C353260201 : accessed 13 Nov 2017); citing Montgomery county courthouses, Arkansas.NIL - checked indexes in the front of each book
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orgArkansas Probate RecordsIsenhowers in Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979 Montgomery, Arkansas"Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979," Probate records 1858-1903 vol a-b, negative search for Isenhower, images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99W3-79C3?cc=2061549&wc=M7QZ-NTG%3A353249401%2C353260201 : accessed 13 Nov 2017); citing Montgomery county courthouses, Arkansas.NIL - checked indexes in the front of each book
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10/19/17FamilySearch.orgArkansas Probate RecordsIsenhowers in Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979 Montgomery, Arkansas"Arkansas Probate Records, 1817-1979," Probate records 1845-1857 vol 1-2, negative search for Isenhower, images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-99W3-79C3?cc=2061549&wc=M7QZ-NTG%3A353249401%2C353260201 : accessed 13 Nov 2017); citing Montgomery county courthouses, Arkansas.NIL - checked indexes in the front of each book
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11/20/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2060668Valentine Isenhour first marriageMissouri"Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991," negative serach for Valentine Isenhour, Database with images, FamilySearch (http://FamilySearch.org : 20 November 2017); Citing Recorder of Deeds. Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City.NIL - searched index
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11/20/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1983324Valentine Isenhour deathTexas"Texas Deaths, 1890-1976," negative search for Valentine Isenhour, Database with images, FamilySearch (http://FamilySearch.org : 20 November 2017); Citing Bureau of Vital Statistics. State Registrar Office, Austin.NIL
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11/20/17findagrave.comValentine Isenhour graveTexasFind a Grave, database with images, (http://findagrave.com : accessed 20 November 2017), negative search for Valentine Isenhour, d. after 1870. NIL
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11/20/17findagrave.comJosiah Isenhour graveLouisianaFind a Grave, database with images, (http://findagrave.com : accessed 20 November 2017), negative search for Josiah Isenhour, d. 1868. NIL
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11/21/17Ancestry.comAmanda Martha Isenhower pension for Moses IsenhowerTexas"Alabama, Texas and Virginia, Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958" [database on-line], negative search for Amanda Martha Isenhower; Ancestry (https://search.ancestry.com : accessed 20 November 2017); citing Texas, Confederate Pension Applications, 1899-1975. Vol. 1–646 & 1–283, Austin, Texas: Texas State Library and Archives Commission.NIL - Amanda Martha Isenhour died in 1892 and Texas didn't give pensions until 1899.
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11/21/17Interlibrary Loan - Pima County Library obtained from Little Rock, ArkansasOCLC Number on WorldCat.org: 712628944Experiences of Moses Isenhour's regimentArkansasAnthony C. Rushing, Ranks of Honor: A Regimental History of the eleventh Arkansas Infantry Regiment & Poe's Cavalry Battalion C.S.A., 1861-1865 (Little Rock: Eagle Press, 1990), 172, 175.Company H, enlisted from Columbia County - Moses Isonhower, Pvt, Died at Fort Thompson Feb. 16, 1862.
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11/21/17Interlibrary Loan - Pima County Library obtained from Little Rock, ArkansasOCLC Number on WorldCat.org: 712628944Experiences of Moses Isenhour's regimentArkansasAnthony C. Rushing, Ranks of Honor: A Regimental History of the eleventh Arkansas Infantry Regiment & Poe's Cavalry Battalion C.S.A., 1861-1865 (Little Rock: Eagle Press, 1990), 15.On February 26, the Eleventh Arkansas was ordered to garrison Fort Thompson along with the Twelfth Arkansas Infantry...Fort Thompson was a bastioned work of four fronts iwith each being four hndred feet long. The fort was situated one mile south of New Madrid at the river's edge. Within its walls were ten large artillery pieces and anumber of smaller cannons with a rifle ditch protecting the works o nt he three sides away from the river .
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11/21/17Interlibrary Loan - Pima County Library obtained from Little Rock, ArkansasOCLC Number on WorldCat.org: 712628944Experiences of Moses Isenhour's regimentArkansasAnthony C. Rushing, Ranks of Honor: A Regimental History of the eleventh Arkansas Infantry Regiment & Poe's Cavalry Battalion C.S.A., 1861-1865 (Little Rock: Eagle Press, 1990), 14.From late December until March of 1862, the Eleventh Arkansas was utilized by being placed on picket duty, and the men busiesd themselves with this task attempting to stay warm adn dry while carrying out their duty. The weather grew worse and caused many problems. Anywhere the soldiers went, they fought the huge sea of mud. It was next to impossible to stay dry and even more difficult to stay warm. Each company saw many of its men come down with a number of disease and be sent to the hospitals. Many of these died and others never returned to the ranks until that fall. The great adventure was slowly turning into aunpleasant nightmare with the worst yet to come.
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11/21/17Interlibrary Loan - Pima County Library obtained from Little Rock, ArkansasOCLC Number on WorldCat.org: 712628944Experiences of Moses Isenhour's regimentArkansasAnthony C. Rushing, Ranks of Honor: A Regimental History of the eleventh Arkansas Infantry Regiment & Poe's Cavalry Battalion C.S.A., 1861-1865 (Little Rock: Eagle Press, 1990), 172-179.Notes about Company H: Most of the company were captured at Island #10 April 8, 1862 and sent to Camp Douglas. Several were absent sick on that date. J.D. Malevane also died at Fort Thompson on Jan 7, 1862. A few from Comapny I also died at Fort Thompson from February-March 1862.
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11/21/17Interlibrary Loan - Pima County Library obtained from Little Rock, ArkansasOCLC Number on WorldCat.org: 712628944Experiences of Moses Isenhour's regimentArkansasAnthony C. Rushing, Ranks of Honor: A Regimental History of the eleventh Arkansas Infantry Regiment & Poe's Cavalry Battalion C.S.A., 1861-1865 (Little Rock: Eagle Press, 1990), 17.Charles Easley of Company I was the first of the regiment to be killed by the enemy on March 7, 1862. (This means that Moses died of sickness or something else).
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11/21/17Interlibrary Loan - Pima County Library obtained from Little Rock, ArkansasOCLC Number on WorldCat.org: 712628944Experiences of Moses Isenhour's regimentArkansasAnthony C. Rushing, Ranks of Honor: A Regimental History of the eleventh Arkansas Infantry Regiment & Poe's Cavalry Battalion C.S.A., 1861-1865 (Little Rock: Eagle Press, 1990), 4-10.After enlisting, the regiment trekked to Pine Bluff, Arkansas River, outbreak of measles, moved downriver to Oakland a swampy place, rained, mud, measles spread, got on boat and headed downstream for Memphis, Tennessee; there 60 men were takne to hospital at Southern Motehr's Home; remainder of regiment went to large cotton shed, then fairgrounds. Sept 19, moved to Union City, Tennessee; Col. Smith's problem: how to better arm his men; only had 85 enfields - the rest inferior weapons like shotguns and muskets - went to New Orleans to get the guns rebored to standard .58 caliber. 26 September embarked for Fort Pillow, 75 mi north of Memphis on Mississippi River; many men still sick, chill of fall, prepared winter quarters, small boat battle, men shot at a small boat but it kept going, Oct - first attempts at drilling the men even though 90% were unarmed; gov promised to send weapons in 2-3 weeks. Fort Pillow situation tense - troops angry, Yankee activity upstream, how to defend fort without rifles? "The drudgery of camp life remained the same. The soldiers drilled most of the day and entertained themselves at night with concerts and religious services led by Chaplain Ezekiel Hogue. The mail arrived three times a week, and col. Smith gave liberal furloughs to the delight of his men.
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11/21/17Interlibrary Loan - Pima County Library obtained from Little Rock, ArkansasOCLC Number on WorldCat.org: 712628944Experiences of Moses Isenhour's regimentArkansasAnthony C. Rushing, Ranks of Honor: A Regimental History of the eleventh Arkansas Infantry Regiment & Poe's Cavalry Battalion C.S.A., 1861-1865 (Little Rock: Eagle Press, 1990), 10-14.November - Col. Smith left again for New Orleans to get weapons; regiment moved to Island Number Ten on 20th, camp made near Reelfoot Lake and men hunted abundant wild game, Nov 27th bivouacked on Island Number Ten. They worked to build works and batteries with picks and shovels; After a week, Col. Smith returned with no rifles. Dec - Col. Smith sent 1Lt. Selvidge to New Orleans and ordered him to stay until he got the weapons, and he did in December. Drilled every day except Saturday, wash day, and Sunday. Major Poe conducted drill; built fortifications on isalnd; tim spent here was boring; Christmas Day was a day off - best Christmas dinners, thiking of home. Dec 26 - moved to New Madrid, Missouri, west side of river -
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11/21/17http://www.new-madrid.mo.ushttp://www.new-madrid.mo.us/index.aspx?NID=152Map of Fort ThompsonNew Madrid, MissouriCity of New Madrid, "Civil War in New Madrid," New Madrid, Missouri (http://www.new-madrid.mo.us/index.aspx?NID=152 : accessed 21 November 2017).The Confederate army of the Mississsippi chose Island Number 10 to defend the Mississippi River - New Madrid, Missouri was a weak point and they fortified it with Fort Thompson and Fort Bankhead. It didn't seem possible to defend new Madrid, so Confederate forces evacuated to Island Number 10 and Tiptonville, TN. Ironclads overthrew the Confederate guns and the federals captured 6,700 privates as prisoners.
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11/21/17http://www.new-madrid.mo.ushttp://www.new-madrid.mo.us/DocumentCenter/Home/View/422Information about New Madrid, MissouriNew Madrid, MissouriCity of New Madrid, "Driving Tour of Civil War Sites of New Madrid," front brochure image online, New Madrid, Missouri (http://www.new-madrid.mo.us/DocumentCenter/Home/View/422 : accessed 21 November 2017). "New Madrid and Island No. 10 was the Confederate's last stronghold in the State of MO." 13. East Side Cemetery has a number of Civil War soldiers buried in unmarked graves.
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11/21/17http://www.new-madrid.mo.ushttp://www.new-madrid.mo.us/DocumentCenter/Home/View/423Information about New Madrid, MissouriNew Madrid, MissouriCity of New Madrid, "Driving Tour of Civil War Sites of New Madrid," back brochure image online, New Madrid, Missouri (http://www.new-madrid.mo.us/DocumentCenter/Home/View/423 : accessed 21 November 2017). Includes map of New Madrid. Site #4 is Fort Thompson - "Built in 1861 by the Confederacy and named for M. Jeff Thompson, known as the Missouri Swamp Fox, who commanded a regiment of MO state guard. The Fort housed about 1,000 infantry, 120 artillerymen and 14 heavy guns. The original location was washed away by the ever-changing Mississippi River." #7 Sand Hill Cemetery has unmarked civil war graves.
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11/21/17Fold3.comhttps://www.fold3.com/image/271/221935949Company I, Eleventh Arkansas Infantry movementsCivil WarCo. I, 11 Reg't Arkansas Infty, Comapny Muster-in-Roll, "Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Arkansas," index card, Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/image/271/221935949 : accessed 21 November 2017); citing Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations , compiled 1903 - 1927, documenting the period 1861 - 1865, Record Group 109, National Archives.Anderson Cunningham enlisted into service volunteers on 29 October 1861 for one year in Little Rock, Arkansas. Many men from other companies enlisted in July 1861.
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11/21/17FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSLX-YF8J?i=304&cat=210588Isenhours in Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau, MissouriCape Girardeau, Missouri, Recorder of Deeds, Deed Book Vol 2 Index, page 211 (stamped), entry for Moses W. Isenhour and Josiah E. Isenhour, FamilySearch ( https://www.familysearch.org : accessed 21 November 2017); citing film # 925627Moses W Isenhour to Josiah E Isenhour, deed for his interest in the estate of John Isenhour, decd. (his father). Recorded 24 April 1846. Book M p 83-84. Also an entry for John Isenhour and wife to Jesse Hahn Book K p 582-3 26 Oct 1845.
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11/24/17Wikipedia.orghttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Orleans_in_the_American_Civil_WarNew Orleans during the Civil WarNew Orleans"New Orleans in the American Civil War," Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Orleans_in_the_American_Civil_War : Accessed 24 November 2017).
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11/24/17Wikipedia.orghttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Overton_MooreGovernor Thomas MooreNew Orleans"Thomas Overton Moore," Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Orleans_in_the_American_Civil_War : Accessed 24 November 2017).
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11/24/17www.acadiansingray.comhttp://www.acadiansingray.com/Confed.%20Gds.%20Regt.%20VST%20Mil.%20Inf.htmConfederate Guards Regiment, Louisiana MilitiaNew OrleansSteven A. Cormier, "Confederate Guards Regiment, Volunteer State Troops Militia Infantry," Acadians In Gray (http://www.acadiansingray.com : accessed 24 November 2017); citing Bergeron, La. Confed. Units, 181.
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11/25/17archive.orghttps://archive.org/stream/cu31924030906147#page/n275/mode/2up/search/lovellConfederate Guards Regiment, Louisiana MilitiaNew OrleansNapier Bartlett, A soldier’s story of the war; including the marches and battles of the Washington Artillery, and of other Louisiana Troops, (New Orleans: Clark & Hofeline, 1874), 245, 259; digitized book Internet Archive (https://archive.org/stream/cu31924030906147 : accessed 25 Nov 2017). p. 259: Forces Volunteer State Troops transferred to Major Gen. M. Lovell. Commanding Department No 1, C.S.A. Third Brigade Volunteer Troops. Brigadier General S.M. Westmore.Confederate Guards - J.F. Girault, Colonel; C.R. Railey, Lieut.-Colonel; J.J. Noble, Major. J.F. Girault was marked with an asterisk with a note below: "These regiments were mustered into Confederate States Service, and when teh gunboats passed the forts and Lovell carried off all transportation, were disbanded by Gen. Tracy. When Butler arrived, the officers and men were arrested as prisoners of war, paroled, and those who did not take the oath, were exchanged on the 8th of october following, being delivered at Vicksburg. Those marked thus* are known to have been exchanged, and did good service afterwards."
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3/23/2018arngmuseum.comhttp://arngmuseum.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Vol-11-No-4-Fall-2017.pdfArkansas Militia historyArkansasDamon Cluck, "The Arkansas Militia in the Civil War" Arkansas Military History Journal 11 (Fall 2017 ); e-journal (http://arngmuseum.com/research-resources/journals/ : accessed 23 March 2018)Discusses Arkansas militia history at length and their involvement in the Civil War.
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3/23/2018Wikipedia.orghttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_Arkansas_Infantry_RegimentWas the 11th Arkansas Infantry regiment originally a milita group?ArkansasWikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org) "11th Arkansas Infantry Regiment," Wikipedia, reviewed 23 March 2018 8:15am."The exact date of the units' muster into confederate service is unclear. The unit was included in the list of regiments transferred to Confederate Service by the Arkansas State Military Board July 28, 1861, but the unit was not fully organized at that time." Moses enlisted in October 1861, so it's unclear whether or not he was part of the militia before he was enlisted in Confederate service.
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3/23/18Ancestry.comhttps://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/pt/pedigree.aspx?tid=16247748Descendants of Moses W. IsenhourTexas“Public Member Trees,” database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 Nov 2017), “Echols, Thomas, Isenhour, Meadows Family Tree with Cass County, TX Connections” family tree by 96Beth, profile for Moses W. Isenhour (1823-1862 b. Cape Girardeau County, MIssouri).Contacted tree owner, Beth Echols, who gave me information about William Martin Isenhower's biography in Texas Under Many Flags.
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3/24/18FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9DX-7C5P?cat=189902Isenhour TexasClarence Ray Wharton, "William Martin Isenhower, Texas Under Many Flags: Texas biography (Chicago: American Historical Society, 1930), vol 3, 167-168; image copy, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 24 March 2018), digital image 660 of 1350; citing FHL microfilm 1000594.William Martin Isenhower was b. 4 January 1850, and died 3 October 1927. "His father, Moses Isenhower, gained pioneer honots in Texas and prior to the Civil war he here gave service as overseer for a number of the largest slave-owners in the state, including Reese Hughes, Mark Sumner, Wilber Peacock and a widow named Driver. When the Civil war was precipitated he entered service as a loyal soldier of the Confederacy, and at the battle of New madre, near Memphis, Tennessee, he received a severe wound in the head, he having been taken to a military hospital in Memphis and his death having there occurred, in 1864, as a result of his wound."
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3/24/18Books.google.comhttps://books.google.com/books?id=a4c0AQAAMAAJ&vq=coroner&pg=PA470#v=snippet&q=coroner&f=falseIsenhourArkansasCharlie Daniels, Historical Report of the Arkansas Secretary of State 2008 (University of Arkansas press, 2009) p. 482; digitized book, Google Books (https://books.google.com : accessed 20 March 2018).Montgomery County Oficials: V. Isenhour, Coroner, 1852-1858. M. Isenhour, Coroner, 1860-1862.
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4/3/2018Books.google.comhttps://books.google.com/books?id=a4c0AQAAMAAJ&vq=coroner&pg=PA470#v=snippet&q=coroner&f=falseIsenhourArkansasE.H. English, A Digest of the Statues of Arkansas, Embracing All Laws of a General and Permanent Character in Force at the Close of the Session of the General Assembly of 1846: Together with Notes of the Decisions of the Supreme Court Upon the Statues (Little Rock: Reardon & Garritt, 1848) 272-274; image copy, Google Books (https://books.google.com : accessed 3 April 2018). The statutes of Arkansas in 1848 stated that a coroner should be elected in each county and hold office for a term of two years. The duties or a coroner were to investigate the cause of death for persons who were killed or who died an unnatural death and bring to trial those responsible.
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4/3/18https://collections.leventhalmap.org/https://collections.leventhalmap.org/search/commonwealth:xg94j1990Missouri CompromiseMissouriJohn Charles Fremont and G.W. Elliott, Map of the United States, showing by colors the area of freedom and slavery, and the territories whose destiny is yet to be decided, exhibiting also the Missouri compromise line, and the routes of, and the routes of Colonel Fremont in his famous explorations (New York: G.W. Elliott, 1856); cropped portion of the digital image, Boston Public Library Norman B. Leventhal Map Center (https://collections.leventhalmap.org : accessed 26 March 2016)Shows the Missouri Compromise line and the locations of Moses Isenhower's service
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4/4/18FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFN2-XZC?from=lynx1&treeref=LC8K-BQ4Amanda Isenhower in 1880Texas1880 U.S. Census, Hopkins County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 2, p. 18 (penned), dwelling 161, family 165, Amanda Isenhower household; digital image, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org : accessed 4 April 2018); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1311.Amanda Isenhower, age 48, sons James age 24 and John age 21, Housekeeper and Farmers. Amanda is "widowed."
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4/4/18FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFJQ-MG4?from=lynx1&treeref=LC2C-LXZValentine's son Valentine Isenhour, b. 1859, in the 1880 censusTexas1880 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 4, p. 13 (penned), dwelling 86, family 86, Sam V Isenhour household; digital image, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 4 April 2018); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1321.Sam V Isenhour and his wife residing in Navarro, same county where he lived with his parents in 1870.
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4/4/18FamilySearch.orghttps://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFJQ-99S?from=lynx1&treeref=LRD5-6GZValentine's daughter M.A. Isenhour b. 1868 in the 1880 censusTexas1880 U.S. Census, Navarro County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 4, p. 10 (penned), dwelling 75, family 76, C.A. Tomas household; digital image, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 4 April 2018); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1321.Just 4 pages away from older brother Sam, Ann is age 12, boarding with the Tomas family - it's likely that both her parents had died.
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4/5/18chroniclingamerica.loc.govIsenhour and HorrellNew Orleans"Reorganization of an Old House" (New Orleans, Louisiana) The New Orleans Crescent, 3 January 1868, p. 4, col 1, para 10; image, Chronicling America (https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 5 April 2018)."The old firm of Horrell, Gayle & Co. has been dissolved by the death of Mr. John W. Gayle, and that the surviving partners, Mr. B.M. Horrell and Mr. J.E. Isenhour, have reorganized it under the title of B.M. Horrell & Co., who will continue the business at 192 Gravier street. The old firm of Horrell, Gayle & Co., was so well known here that it is superfluous to say anything in their praise - and in the survivors, who are members of the new firm, the public will recognize merchants of long standing and of the first responsibility, whom not even the shocks of war have shaken."
https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015775/1868-01-03/ed-1/seq-4/#date1=1844&index=4&rows=20&words=Horrell&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=Louisiana&date2=1868&proxtext=horrell&y=0&x=0&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1
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4/5/18chroniclingamerica.loc.govIsenhour and HorrellNew Orleans"Special Notices" (New Orleans, Louisiana) The New Orleans Crescent, 3 January 1868, p. 5, col 2, section 4; image, Chronicling America (https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 5 April 2018).The firm of Horrell, Gayle & Co. was dissolved by the death of John W. Gayle. BENJ. M. HORRELL, J.E. ISENHOUR, RACHEL M. GAYLE. Surviving widow and universal legatee of J.W. Gayle. January 1, 1868. Benjamin M Horrell and J.E. Isenhour will continue the busienss as successors to Horrel, Gayle & Co., under the style of Bell, Horrell & Co., at 192 Gravier street. BENJ. M HORRELL, J.E. ISENHOUR. New Orleans, January 1, 1868.
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4/5/18chroniclingamerica.loc.govIsenhourNew Orleans"Local Intelligence" (New Orleans, Louisiana) The New Orleans Crescent, 10 January 1861, p. 1, col 6, para 8; image, Chronicling America (https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 5 April 2018).First District Court - Judge Hunt - The following gentlement were yesterday sworn in to serve as Grand Jurors for the next three months: ...J.E. Isenhour.
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4/5/18chroniclingamerica.loc.govHorrellLouisiana"The old and well known commission house of Horrell, Gayle & Co..." (Shreveport, Louisiana) The Southwestern, 19 July 1865, p. 2, col. 4, section 10; image, Chronicling America (https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 5 April 2018).The old and well known commission house of Horrell, Gayle & Co., New Orleans, have resumed their former business, and, as formerly, will give their whole attention to consignments.
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4/5/18chroniclingamerica.loc.govhttps://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015753/1861-03-05/ed-1/seq-8/#IsenhourNew Orleans"Receipts of Produce" (New Orleans, Louisiana) New Orleans Daily Crescent, 5 March 1861, Morning p. 8, col 3, para 1; image, Chronicling America (https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 5 April 2018).Receipts of Produce...St Louis - Per steamer New Falls City - ...322 scks corn, 11 bales cotton, 400 bbls flour, 2 bbls eggs, 212 scks bran, 4 hhds bacon to Horrell, Gayle &Co
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4/5/18chroniclingamerica.loc.govhttps://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn82015775/1869-01-09/ed-1/seq-3/IsenhourNew Orleans"Partnership -- Dissolution" (New Orleans, Louisiana) The New Orleans Crescent, 9 January 1869, Morning, p. 3, col. 3, section 5; image, Chronicling America (https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov : accessed 5 April 2018).Notice. The copartnership heretofore existing between Benjamin M. Horrell and Josiah E. Isenhour, under the name and style of B.M. Horrell & Co., is dissolved by the death of J.E. Isenhour. I have this day associated with me Patrick Blake and Abraham T. Bird. The business will be continued under the same name and style of B.M. Horrell & Co. B. M. Horrell. New Orleans, January 1st, 1869.
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4/5/18Fold3.comhttps://www.fold3.com/image/71729148J.E. IsenhourSouthCompiled service record, J.E. Isenhour, Cpt and AQM., Smith's Div. (Confederate), "Compiled Service Records of Confederate General and Staff Officers, and Nonregimental Enlisted Men" database with images, Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/image/71729148 : Accessed 5 April 2018); citing Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations, compiled 1903 - 1927, documenting the period 1861 - 1865, Record Group 109, The National Archives.Acting AQM [Assistant Quartermaster] Smith’s Division 3rd Brigade (Shoup’s); Roll of Prisoners of War paroled at Vicksburg, Mississippi July 4, 1863; Parole oath with signature
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4/5/18Fold3.comhttps://www.fold3.com/image/35750129J.E. IsenhourConfederate StatesJosiah E. Isenhour, "Confederate Papers Relating to Citizens or Business Firms, 1861-1865" Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com : accessed 5 April 2018); citing Confederate Papers Relating to Citizens or Business Firms, compiled 1874 - 1899, documenting the period 1861 - 1865, Record group 109, publication M346, roll 493, The National Archives.Josiah is clerk to several quartermasters and receives payment for his travels. 9 images.Details transcribed here with timeline.
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4/5/18Books.google.comhttps://books.google.com/books?id=f8E9AAAAYAAJ&pg=PA404#v=snippet&q=a.g.%20scott&f=falseA.G. Scott, quartermasterConfederate States
United States War Dept, The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies Series I, Vol 24, part 2, "Reports," 399-404, especially 404. (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1889); image copy, Google Books (https://books.google.com : accessed 5 April 2018).
"No. 89. Report of Birg. Gen. W.E. Baldwdin, C.S. Army, commanding first Brigade. Headquarters First Brigade, Smith's Division, Vicksburg, July 10, 1863. Major: I have teh honor respectfully to report the operations of my command immediately preceding and during the siege of Vicksburg, which terminated on the 4th instant. Maj. A.G. Scott, brigade quartermaster and Lieut. T.A. Burke, ordnance officer, performed their duties faithfully." ... Respectfully, W.E. Baldwin, Brigadier-General, Commanding.
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4/5/18NPS.govhttps://www.nps.gov/vick/learn/historyculture/confederate-parole-records-i.htmIsenhourConfederate StatesJ.E. Isemhorn, cpt, Smith Div, MS/LA Inf, Confederate Parole Records - I, database, "Vicksburg" National Park Service (https://www.nps.gov : accessed 5 April 2018); citing National Archives and Records Administration, General Reference Branch, 7th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20408.Index for Vicksburg, Mississippi Confederate Parole Records, includes J.E. Isemhorn which must be J.E. Isenhour, since he is in the Smith Division and that matches the CMSR for J.E. Isenhour Confederate General and Staff Officers, and Nonregimental Enlisted Men. He is listed as "at the hospital"
About the index:
https://www.nps.gov/vick/learn/historyculture/confederate-parole-records-index.htm
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4/5/18NPS.govhttps://www.nps.gov/vick/learn/historyculture/order-of-battle-confederate.htmSmith's DivisionConfederate StatesOrder of Battle - Confederate, "Vicksburg," National Park Service (https://www.nps.gov : accessed 5 April 2018)Smith's Division, Maj. Gen. Martin Luther Smith, Bladwin's Brigade, Brig. Gen. William E. Baldwin, 17th Louisiana, 31st Louisiana, 4th mississippi, 46th Mississippi, Tobin's Tennessee Battery. Shoup's Brigade, Brig. Gen. Francis A. Shoup, 26th Louisiana, 27th Louisiana, 29th Louisiana, McNally's Arkansas Battery.
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4/5/18fold3.comhttps://www.fold3.com/image/20/67150913J.R. GiraultConfederate StatesCompiled service record, John F. Girault, Major and Inspector, Smith's Staff (Confederate), "Compiled Service Records of Confederate General and Staff Officers, and Nonregimental Enlisted Men" database with images, Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com/image/71729148 : Accessed 5 April 2018); citing Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations, compiled 1903 - 1927, documenting the period 1861 - 1865, Record Group 109, The National Archives.John F. Girault was the Colonel of Josiah's militia regiment, The Confederate Guards. He was exchanged at Vicksburg, and likely Josiah was also. They both went into Smith's Division. Girault was found on a roll of prisoners of war paroled at Vicksburg, Miss, not dated, listed as inspector G of Smith's Div C.S.A.
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4/5/18mohistory.orghttp://mohistory.org/collections/item/resource:175054Josiah E. IsenhourMissouriState of Louisiana, City of New Orleans, Deed of sale, Horrell Gale & Co. to George A. Hayward, 30 April 1858, digital image, Identifier: D01342 Missouri Historical Society (mohistory.org : accessed 7 April 2018).Deed of sale of a slave woman, signed Josiah E. Isenhour, acting as a member of the firm of Horrell Gayle and Co., of New Orleans, Agents of Champt T. Stuart of Powhatan, Arkansas, April 30, 1858. Sells a 24-year-old slave woman named Louisa for $900 to George A. Haywood [or Hayward] of New Orleans. Witnesses, John S. Mosby and James B. Durand. Certified by E. George Wells, notary public.Transcription.
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4/5/18Ancestry.comhttps://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=1124&h=1554481&tid=&pid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=XvZ37&_phstart=successSourceJ. E. IsenhourVicksburg, MissList of Confederates Captures at Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 4, 1863, J.E. Isenhour, p. 89 (stamped), "U.S., Civil War Prisoner of War Records, 1861-1865," database with images, Ancestry (https://search.ancestry.com : accessed 5 April 2018); citing Lists of Confederates Captured at Vicksburg, Mississippi, July 4, 1863; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M2072, 1 roll); War Department Collection of Confederate Records, Record Group 109; National Archives, Washington, D.C.Number 3 of list of Captains and AQMs, who are listed after two Lt Colonels and 2 Majors. "Isenhour, J.E., rank Capt & AQM, Smith's Division, Where captured: Vicksburg, Miss, July 4, 1863.
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4/6/2018Books.google.comhttps://books.google.com/books?id=XptkAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA297&dq=confederate+quartermaster+duties&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwipnsin2qXaAhXHjVQKHdGuAXoQ6AEIKTAA#v=onepage&q=quartermaster&f=falseQuartermasterConfederate StatesW.W. Lester, A Digest of the Military and Naval laws of the Confederate States, from the Commencement of the Provisional Congress to the End of the First Congress Under the Permanent Constitution (Columbia: Evans and Cogswell, 1864) 86; image copy, Google Books (https://books.google.com : accessed 6 April 2018).Duties of a quartermaster included supplying, quartering, and transporting troops.
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4/6/2018Wikipedia.orghttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_VicksburgSiege of VicksburgVicksburg, MissWikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org) “Siege of Vicksburg,” reviewed 6 April 2018, 1:00pm.Half of the confederate troops were hospitalized by June.
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4/6/2018fold3.comhttps://www.fold3.com/image/20/71841455John LivingstonConfederate StatesCompiled service record, John Livingston, Cpt QM to Major QM, (Confederate), "Compiled Service Records of Confederate General and Staff Officers, and Nonregimental Enlisted Men" database with images, Fold3 (https://www.fold3.com : accessed 6 April 2018); citing Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations, compiled 1903 - 1927, documenting the period 1861 - 1865, Record Group 109, The National Archives.Details of his duties in 1864 when Josiah was his clerk, page 4.
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https://books.google.com/books?id=XptkAAAAcAAJ&dq=confederate%20quartermaster%20duties&pg=PA182#v=snippet&q=quartermaster%20post&f=falsePost quartermasterConfederate StatesW.W. Lester, A Digest of the Military and Naval laws of the Confederate States, from the Commencement of the Provisional Congress to the End of the First Congress Under the Permanent Constitution (Columbia: Evans and Cogswell, 1864) 182; image copy, Google Books (https://books.google.com : accessed 6 April 2018).The duties of a post quartermaster who runs a depot.
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4/11/2018ancestry.comhttps://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=1932&h=979131&ssrc=pt&tid=115865866&pid=300145961328&usePUB=trueJosiah IsenhourCape Girardeau, MissouriRecord of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-1971, Josiah E. Isenhour, 1848, Jackson Hole, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, "Appointments of U.S. Postmasters, 1832-1871," database with images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 11 April 2018); citing Record of Appointment of Postmasters, 1832-1971. NARA Microfilm Publication, M841, 145 rolls. Records of the Post Office Department, Record Group Number 28. Washington, D.C.: National Archives.Josiah E. Isenhour, post office in Jackson Hole, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, appointed 17 May 1848, vol 18, 1845-1855
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