View single post by 5fish
 Posted: Wed Mar 17th, 2010 10:29 pm
 PM  Quote  Reply  Full Topic 

Joined: Sun Jul 13th, 2008
Posts: 142

  back to top

Doc C wrote:
Need help. Currently researching a Georgian ancestor, Samuel Spencer. I know a great deal about his pre and post civil war life but very little about his civil war service. All I have on him is that he attended Georgia Military Inst., enlisted at the age of 16, served in Nelson's Rangers (? independent calvary), fought at Vicksburg, ? served with Forrest and Hood. Would appreciate any information.

Doc C

Here's a link to a gentleman John Flournoy who joined Nelson's Rangers late in 1864 and it gives you a little history of where Nelson's Rangers fought form 1864 to 1865. It seem they were General S. Lee personal escorts...

 Close Window