LAWRENCE COUNTY, KENTUCKY MILITARY LEGACY

Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

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LAWRENCE COUNTY, KENTUCKY SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, MARINES

REMEMBER AND NAME, A - L

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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR

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CASTLE

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ALL WERE DIRECT DESCENDANTS OF JACOB CASTLE I AND HIS WIFE,
SOWEGE – GLIDING SWAN, A NATIVE AMERICAN
PEKOWI DIVISION OF THE SHAWNEE TRIBE – WYANDOT (HURONS) – METIS.

JULIA ANN PENNIX AND ZEDEKIAH ALLEN CASTLE I’S THREE SONS,
WHO SERVED IN THE UNION ARMY IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR:
ANDREW JACKSON CASTLE (1827-1912).  JOHN EMORY CASTLE (1820-1893).  JOSHUA ZION CASTLE (ca 1822-ca 1879).





















CASTLE, ANDREW JACKSON (1827-1912), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Johnson County, Kentucky.  Peach Orchard, Lawrence County, Kentucky.  Richard Road, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  17 March 1827 in Johnson County, Kentucky.  Spellings:  CASSEL and CASTLE.
PARENTS:  Julia Ann Pennix and Zedekiah Allen Castle I.
DIRECT DESCENDANT OF:  Jacob Castle I and his wife, Sowege – Gliding Swan, a Native American Pekowi Division of the Shawnee Tribe – Wyandot (Hurons) – Metis.
SPOUSE:  Frances B. “Fannie” Boyd.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  21 May 1864, enlisted in Company E, the 68th Kentucky Infantry Regiment in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
DISCHARGE DATE:  22 June 1864.
SERVICE NUMBER:
RANK:  Corporal.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  55th, 56th, 57th and 58th Infantry.  Company E, 68th Kentucky Infantry, Enrolled Militia, Union Army, Civil War.
INVALID MILITARY PENSION:  31 January 1893, Filed for an Invalid Military Pension from the state of Kentucky.
DATE OF DEATH:  9 October 1912 in Peach Orchard, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
CEMETERY:  Moses Preston Cemetery, George’s Creek, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave memorial # 107300484.  U. S. Civil War Pension Index.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles.  U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records.
NOTE:  I placed Andrew Jackson Castle on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

 

CASTLE, JOHN EMORY (1820–1893), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Virginia, Martin County, Kentucky.  Peter Cave, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  1820 in Virginia.  (1850 and 1870 Census were marked born in Kentucky; 1860 and 1880 Census were marked born in Virginia.)
PARENTS:  Julia Ann Pennix and Zedekiah Allen Castle I.
DIRECT DESCENDANT OF:  Jacob Castle I and his wife, Sowege Gliding Swan, a Native American Pekowi Division of the Shawnee Tribe – Wyandot (Hurons) – Metis.
SPOUSE:  Elizabeth Williamson, daughter of Frances Jones and Solomon Williamson, son of Mary Elizabeth Polly Jackson (2nd wife) and Alden Williamson I, American Revolutionary War Soldier. 
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  21 May 1864 in Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
DISCHARGE DATE:  28 July 1864.
RANK:  Captain.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Militia Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  55th, 56th, 57th Infantry.  Company H, 68th Kentucky Infantry (Enrolled Militia).
1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES, MARTIN COUNTY, KENTUCKY:  John E. Cassel, Captain, Company H, 68th Kentucky Infantry.  Enlisted 26 May 1864.  Mustered Out:  28 July 1864, (2 months, 2 days).  Post Office, Peter Cave.
INVALID MILITARY PENSION:  11 May 1891, Filed For Invalid Military Pension, State of Kentucky.
WIDOW’S MILITARY PENSION:  2 October 1893, Widow filed for Military Pension, State of Kentucky.
DATE OF DEATH:  1893.
CEMETERY:  1890 Veterans Schedules.  Findagrave # 112938038, Cassell – Baisden Cemetery, Job, Martin County, Kentucky.  Findagrave # 185294784, Saint Johns Lutheran Church Emetery (Sauers), Wythville, Wythe County, Virginia.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave Memorial.  1880 Veterans Schedules.  U. S. Census.  U. S. Civil War Pension Index.  U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.
NOTE:  I placed John Emory Cassell on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.


CASTLE, JOSHUA ZION (ca 1822 – ca 1879), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Peach Orchard, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1822.  Spellings:  CASSEL and CASTLE.
PARENTS:  Julia Ann Pennix and Zedekiah Allen Castle I.
DIRECT DESCENDANT OF:  Jacob Castle I and his wife, Sowege – Gliding Swan, a Native American Pekowi Division of the Shawnee Tribe – Wyandot (Hurons) – Metis.
SPOUSE:  Marinda Williamson, daughter of William Williamson and unknown first wife; granddaugther of Mary Elizabeth Jackson (2nd wife) and Alden Williamson I, an American Revolutionary War Soldier.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  3 November 1862 in Peach Orchard, Kentucky.  16 February 1863.
DISCHARGE DATE:  15 September 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky.
RANK IN:  Third Sergeant.  RANK OUT:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E, 39th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Union Army, Civil War.
DATE OF DEATH:  After the 1870 Census.
SOURCES:  Census.  American Civil War Soldiers.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers Records And Profiles.  U. S. Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records.
NOTE:  I placed Joshua Zion Cassel on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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CASTLE, DANIEL (ca 1837 - 1899), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Fort Gay, Wayne County, West Virginia, USA.
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1837.
PARENTS:  Phoebe Bowen and Lindsay Castle.
SPOUSE:  (Did he first marry Caroline Borders?)  Marion Mary Mars (wed 9 February 1869).  Lucinda Farler (wed 2 June 1881).
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  13 September 1862 in Peach Orchard, Kentucky.  13 February 1863 at Peach Orchard, Kentucky.
DISCHARGE DATE:  15 September 1865 in Louisville, Kentucky.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company G, 39th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Union Army, Civil War.
26 JANUARY 1888:  Filed For Invalid Military Pension.  State of Kentucky.
1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES, Wayne County, West Virginia.  Daniel Castle, Post Office Address, Fort Gay, Wayne County, Virginia.  Remarks:  “FROST BIT HANDS & FEET.”
DATE OF DEATH:  3 June 1899.
1 NOVEMBER 1899:  Widow, Lucinda Farler Castle, Filed For Military Pension.  State of West Virginia.
CEMETERY:  Baire, Cassville, West Virginia.
SOURCES:  Census.  Headstones Provided For Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903.  Marriage Records.  U. S. Civil War Pension Index.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records And Profiles.
NOTE:  I placed Daniel Castle on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.


CASTLE, JAMES, UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Little Blain, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES:  James ? Castle, Private, Company K, 53rd Kentucky Infantry.
Enlisted October 1, 1864.  Discharged June 1, 1865.  “Right Thigh”.


CASTLE, JOHN E. (ca 1845-1895), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  George’s Creek, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1845 in Kentucky.
SPOUSE:  Martha J. Johnson.  Married 20 SEPTEMBER 1865 in Lawrence County, Kentucky.
1850:  Was John living in the home of Jane and Archabald Borders in Johnson County, KY?
1860:  Was John Living in the home of Sarah and Benjamin Strambaugh in Johnson Co., KY?
1870 CENSUS:  Lawrence County, Kentucky, John E. Castle, age 25; Martha age 23.
1880 CENSUS:  Peach Orchard, Lawrence County, Kentucky, John E. Castle, age 35, born KY; Martha J., age 32, wife, born KY.
1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES, LAWRENCE COUNTY, KENTUCKY:  John E. Cassell, Corporal, Company F, CORPORAL, 45th Kentucky Mounted Infantry.  Enlisted 21 August 1863.  Discharged 24 December 1864 (1 Year, 4 Month, 3 Days.  P. O. Address:  George’s Creek, Lawrence County, Kentucky.  Remarks:  “Breast Complaint”.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  21 August 1863 at Ashland, Kentucky.
DISCHARGE DATE:  24 December 1864.  1 year, 4 months, 3 days.
RANK:  Corporal.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Mounted Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company F, 45th Regiment, Kentucky Mounted Infantry, Union Army, Civil War.
1890 VETERANS SCHEDULES:  John E. Cassel, Kentucky, Martin County.
U. S. CIVIL WAR PENSION INDEX:  7 JULY 1890, FILED INVALID PENSION:  John E. Cassell.                                                   17 DECEMBER 1895, FILED WIDOW PENSION:  Martha Cassell.
DATE OF DEATH:  17 November 1895.
CEMETERY:  Moses Preston Cemetery, George’s Creek Station, Kentucky.
25 AUGUST, 1902, HEADSTONE PROVIDED FOR DECEASED UNION CIVIL WAR VETERANS, 1861-1904:  John E. Cassell, Private, Company F, 45th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Cemetery at George’s Creek Station, KY.  Date of Death:  November 17, 1895.  Contracted, Lee Marble Company, Massachusetts, on 25 August 1902.
SOURCES:  Census.  Findagrave.  1890 Veterans Schedules.  Headstones Provided For Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1861-1904.  U. S. Civil War Pension Index.  U. S. Civil War Soldiers.  U. S. Civil War Soldier Records And Profiles.

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COX

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TWO SONS OF FLOURNEY “Flurry” COX AND ELIZABETH JANE WELLMAN:
BENNETT COX, UNION ARMY AND JOHN W. COX, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY.
BENNETT’S SON:  MARION COX, UNION ARMY.


COX, BENNETT (1814 - 1894), UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Walbridge, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  9 September 1813.
PARENTS:  Elizabeth Jane Wellman and Flourney “Flurry” Cox.  Elizabeth was the daughter of Bennett Wellman, an American Revolutionary War Soldier.
SPOUSE:  1st, Sarah Sheckel.  2nd, Anna Frances Baisden.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE: 1862.
DISCHARGE DATE:  August 1865.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Union Army Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION: Company H, 14th Kentucky Infantry, Union Army, Civil War.
12 JUNE 1884:  Invalid, Bennett Cox applied for a Military Pension, State of Kentucky.
DATE OF DEATH:  12 June 1894.
7 AUGUST 1894:  Widow, Frances Cox applied for a Military Pension.
CEMETERY:  Compton-Cox Cemetery, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
SOURCES:  Findagrave # 188155800.  1890 Veterans Schedule.  U. S. Civil War Pension Index.
NOTE:  I placed Bennett Cox on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.


COX, JOHN W. (ca 1813-    ), CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Twelve Pole, Wayne County, Virginia / West Virginia.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Lawrence County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH:  circa 1813 in Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Elizabeth Jane Wellman and Flourney “Flurry” Cox.  Elizabeth was the daughter of Bennett Wellman, an American Revolutionary War Soldier.
BROTHER:  Bennett Cox, Union Army, American Civil War.
SPOUSE:  Nancy Lowe, daughter of Jacob Lowe.  Nancy died of cholera, 23 October 1866 in Wayne County, West Virginia.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Virginia / West Virginia.
ENLISTED:  29 May 1861.
RANK:  Sergeant.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Cavalry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company E, 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Border Rangers, Confederate States Army, American Civil War.
SOURCE:  Census.  National Park Service Soldiers and Sailors.  U. S. Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865.  West Virginia Vital Research Records.
NOTE:  I placed John W. Cox on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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COX, MARION (1842-1921), WOUNDED, BATTLE OF WINCHESTER, UNION ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
HOMETOWN:  Louisa, Lawrence County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Gallup, Lawrence County, Kentucky.  Lincoln, Wayne County, West Virginia.  Walbridge and Rockcastle in Lawrence County, Kentucky.  2224 Jackson Street, 4 ward, Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.
DATE OF BIRTH:  27 November 1842 in Gallup, Lawrence County, Kentucky.
PARENTS:  Sarah Sheckel and Bennett Cox, Union Army, American Civil War.
SPOUSE:  Mary Jane Coburn.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  West Virginia.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  10 August 1861.  DISCHARGE DATE:  6 August 1865.
RANK:  Private.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  Infantry.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Company F and K, 5th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry.  The 5th Regiment evolved into Company K, First Regiment, West Virginia Veteran Volunteer Infantry, Union Army, Civil War.
BATTLE OF WINCHESTER:  Wounded; thigh penetrated by gunshot.
MARION COX BY SUE ANN FISHER HENLEY:  “He served in the war from Dec. 24, 1863-Aug 3, 1865 in the West Virginia Vet. (Veterans) Volunteer Infantry in Company K.  He was a Private under Lieut. Wm. B. Ziegler.  Marion was wounded at the Battle of Winchester, Virginia on September 19, 1864.  He was honorable discharged at Philadelphia, Penn. On Aug 6, 1865.  He had impaired use of his left thigh in consequence of the severe gunshot wound, a ball entered middle part of the middle thigh and was excised.”  
DATE OF DEATH:  5 December 1921 in Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio.
CEMETERY:  Buried on 8 December 1921 in Gallup, Lawrence County, Kentucky per Death Certificate.
SOURCES: Census.  1890 Veterans Schedules.  Ohio Death Certificate.  National Park Service Soldiers And Sailors.
NOTE:  I placed Marion Cox on my ~ Sammons Bradshaw Ferguson Wooton Castle Hopkins Daniel Spencer; McCoy Stafford Stanley May Rutherford Brashear Williamson Ball ~ In-law Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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COX, THEODORE COX, CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.
SOURCE:  U. S. Civil War Soldiers 1861-1865:  Theodore Cox, Private, Company E, 8th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry, Confederate States Army, Civil War.

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