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PHOTOGRAPH INFORMATION

NAME(S): Jessie Brily Eddins
PHOTOGRAPH: # 288
OTHER INFO: A confederate soldier
                       10-4-1844
                        8-2-1930
                        Papa
                        Fought in Civil War. He and his brother Joe Shivers Eddins were at battle of
                        Chickamaunga when Joe was killed. Papa had a button shot off the neck of
                        his coat but came out of the war without a scratch.
PHOTOGRAPHER: T.J. Merritt, Memphis, Tennessee
CARD SIZE:
WHERE PURCHASED: Not Recorded
WHEN PURCHESED: Pre-1999


RESEARCHED INFORMATION

Identified: Jessie B. Eddins

Born: October 1844, Alabama
Died:
Father:
Mother:
Married: Mary L. "Mollie", abt 1875
Children: Jessie May, Mattie P., & Charlie
Military: First Lieutenant, Company D, Alabama 2nd Cavalry Regiment.

SOURCES

1880 Census DeSoto County, Mississippi
1900 Census DeSoto County, Mississippi
1920 Census Desoto County, Mississippi
Compiled Confederate Military Service Records