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From: "Harold Blevins" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] Hall - Harold
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2004 15:01:20 -0500
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I am not familiar with this other William H. Hall although
I do have some information on his descendants. As of
yet I have not identified a relationship between him and
William Henry Hall. The "W.E. Hall" mentioned in the
obit was Walter E. Hall who married Bertha Wagoner.
> There are 2 W. H. Hall in the Bethlehem Cemetery
> # 1. b. 1 Mar 1836 d. 17 Jun 1915 h/o Emily
> # 2. b. 9 Nov 1840 d. 2 Apr 1918 h/o Josephine
> Were there 2 with dates so near the same.
> Apr 4, 1918 - W. H. Hall Dead
> W. H. Hall aged about 80 years, a pioneer citizen of Izard County
> at his home at Sage Tuesday night of pneumonia after a very brief illness.
> He leaves a wife and one son W. E. Hall.
> "Uncle Harrison," as he was commonly called, came to Arkansas from
> Mississippi soon after the Civil War and has resided near Sage practically
> all the time ever since.
> He was a confederate Soldier of the truest type, having seen service
> some of the hottest contested battles of the war. He was with Joseph E.
> Johnson on his retreat from Dalton to Atlanta and with Hood on his march
> back from Atlanta through Tennessee; was with Pat Cleburne in his famous
> charge at Franklin, Tenn., and with Hood when his army was crushed by
> at Nashville.
> He was a typical Southerner, and was of the type of man who had but
> question to ask on any proposition and that was "Which side is right?" and
> having made up his mind he no longer hesitated which side to take. He was
> firm in his convictions, religious, political and otherwise and conceded
> every other man the same privilege. He was a good neighbor, a true friend
> and an unswerving patriot.
> Burial took place at Bethlehem cemetery, near Sage, the funeral being
> conducted by Rev. J. W. Black, pastor of the M. E. Church, South of which
> Hall had been a member for many years.
> NOTE: from Arkansas Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications
> 19254 Hall, W. H. - Co E Reg 1 Div MS-I 6-65 - applied for pension on
> 8-21-01 in Izard County died 4-2-1918
> 19254 Hall, Josephine widow applied 8-8-1918 died 1-10-1935
> Bethlehem Cemetery, Izard County, AR
> Hall, W. H. 9 Nov 1840 - 2 Apr 1918
> Hall, Josephine w/o W. H. has no dates.
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