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From: "Marilyn Smith" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Civil War Soldiers - Marilyn
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 09:48:51 -0500
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My James B. Copeland was born in Mississippi. Thanks to all anyway. Marilyn

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From: "Wilma Norton" <>
Sent: Monday, July 12, 2010 1:42 AM
To: <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Civil War Soldiers - Marilyn

> Marilyn,
>
> Could this be your James B. Copeland? Born KY Aug 31 1844 - died Oct 20
> 1921, buried Sacred Heart Cemetery, Pottawatomie Co., OK
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Candy Lawrence
> To:
> Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2010 9:19 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Civil War Soldiers
>
>
> Marilyn,
>
> I suspect this is your relative, even though he did not enlist in Searcy
> County. It was not uncommon, especially in teh begining of the war, for
> young men to travel some distance to enlist. Sometimes recruiters came
> thru
> an area with notice that a regiment was being formed somewhere, such as
> in
> Ft. Smith, and encourage the young ment to travel with them or alone to
> that
> place and enlist. Many times it ahd a party atmosphere to it.
>
> I have a private James P. Copeland who served as a Buglar with Company I,
> 1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles. He enlisted at Ft. Smith on 6/6/1861 and was
> wounded on 5/15/1864 at Resaca, Georgia.
>
> Another Copeland, Newton W. Copeland, also served as a private in this
> same
> company. He too, enlisted on 6/6/1861 at Fort Smith, AR, Age 31, and was
> wounded 8/10/1861 at the Battle of Wilson's Creek. He died on 8/20/1861
> from his battle wounds. Undoubtably Newton and James were brothers.
>
> Rick Lawrence - Tulsa
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Marilyn Smith" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Sunday, July 11, 2010 2:31 PM
> Subject: Re: [ARIZARD] Civil War Soldiers
>
>
> > Could you check for James B. Copeland Searcy County, Ar.?
> > Thank You,
> > Marilyn
> >
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