Margaret Nunnelly came a-callin' on Lieutenant Scott. Perhaps they'd known each other before the war. Perhaps she was looking for news on her brothers. Perhaps she knew what she wanted and she wanted Willis.
Honoring a fallen sibling or perpetuating a family curse? Could be neither!
A curious thing happened to these online memorials as a result of my research.
Broken Unions, Part Three. Willis and William Scott were admitted to the hospital with typhoid fever. A third brother, Sergeant John Henry Scott, remained with their unit. All were fighting for their lives.
Rumors of secession and war spread like fire. The Union was breaking, but for William Scott and his wife, their union was stronger than ever.
The nation was breaking apart. Would William and Elmina's union survive what was to come?
I don't understand how John could give an account of his wartime service that contradicts his previous testimony.
The oldest married couple in Alabama is the title claimed by Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Scott, who recently celebrated their sixty-second wedding anniversary.
William A. Watts died on 9 May 1930. His son applied for a military headstone based upon William’s service during the American Civil War.
The Second Regiment, Arkansas Cavalry Volunteers, United States Army, was organized at Helena, Arkansas, and Pilot Knob, Missouri in July of 1862. The unit was assigned to duty at Helena, Arkansas until April 1863, whereupon it relocated to Fayetteville, Arkansas until July 1863, when it again relocated to Cassville, Missouri. It was on 12 July…