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This company was part of Major James J Blair's Battalion. Blair's Battalion was part of Colonel James Bennet's 25th Alabama Regiment. The five companies that were part of Blair's Battalion are as follows.
William Blackshear's Company (Henry County)
Alexander Gordon's Company (Henry County)
John Lewis's Company (Henry County)
William Pouncey's Company (Dale County)
Abraham Warren's Company (Dale County)


Name Rank Military bounty land locations
Image of Typical Warrant
Pension
Gordon, Alexander C Captain 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to William H Gainer who used it to patent land in Geneva County, Alabama.

Albritton, Joseph E Lieutenant Warrant assigned to Edmund G P Mittleberger who used it to patent land in Marathon County, Wisconsin. Widow Rebecca. WA-1681 & WC-1359 filed 3 Oct 1892 in AL
Mattheson, Malcom 2nd Lieutenant 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Adam R Smith who used it to patent land in Monona County, Iowa.
Widow Eliza. SA-875 & SC-1829 filed 26 Aug 1892 in AL. WA-7362 & WC-5145 filed 30 Dec 1897 in AL
Chester, Abner 1st Sergeant 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Erastus S Edgerton who used it to patent land in Pine County, Minnesota.

McKissock, William B2nd Sergeant1. Warrant assigned to John Harvel who used it to patent land in Jefferson County, Illinois.
2. Warrant assigned to Levi T Davis who used it to patent land in Vernon County, Missouri.

Witts, L. 3rd Sergeant

McCullan, Kenith 4th Sergeant

Harrison, Henry R. Sergeant 1. Pike County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Elias George who used it to patent land in Union County, Louisiana.

Trawick, Francis D. 1st Corporal 1. Dale County Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to Nathan Corwith who used it to patent land in Clark County, Wisconsin.
Widow Rebecca. WA-294 filed 25 Aug 1892 in AL.
Davis, Jeremiah 3rd Corporal Warrant assigned to James E Speake who used it to patent land in Douglas County, Nebraska.
Hutto, Ephraim Corporal Henry County, Alabama
Adams, Joel Private 1. Warrant assigned to Fanny G Anderson who used it to patent land in Jackson County, Florida.
2. Warrant assigned to Florence Cramer who used it to patent land in Marathon County, Wisonsin.

Adams, William Private 1. Warrant assigned to Richard O Taylor who used it to patent land in Coffee County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to Benjamin W Thompson who used it to patent land in Santa Rosa County, Florida.
Widow Elmita. SA-3199 & SC-2343 no date. WC-4049 filed 18 Feb 1895 in FL
Anthony, Middleton W Private 1. Coffee County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Allen Benson and A F Posey to patent land in Faribault County, Minnesota.

Baxley, Solomon J. Private 1. Houston County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Edwin Andrews to patent land in Marinette County, Wisconsin.

Bynam, James S. (Or Binam or Bynum) Private Barbour County, AlabamaWidow Nancy. WA-158 & WC-2675 filed 18 Aug 1892 in AL.
Branon, James (Or Brannen) Private 1. Dale County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Elihu Rogers to patent land in Harrision County, Iowa.

Cason, James Private 1. Barbour, County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to James G Meek to patent land in Harrison County, Iowa.

Chancey, William Private Barbour/Henry County, Alabama
Cram, D. Private

Day, John Private Warrant assigned to David D Thompson who used it to patent land in Covington County, Alabama.
Deese, James W Private 1. Assigned to Washington Love who used it to patent land in Henry County, Alabama.
2. Assigned to Philo Clark and Asa Laurence to patent land in Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Deese, John Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Henry County, Alabama
SA-1770 & SC-2825 filed 9 Sep 1892 in AL. Also Old Wars Claim IA-22451 rejected.
Durnam, W. L. Private

Farmer, William Private 1. Warrant assigned to Jeremiah Frazer who used it to patent land in Bullock/Pike County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to James Dillard to patent land in Harrison County, Missouri.
Widow Lucy A. WA-7539 filed 3 Sep 1898 in AL
Farr, Talien Private

Gamble, Isaac Private

Gamble, Thomas Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Shemuel S Curry to patent land in Conecuh County, Alabama

Gaylord, Kinion J. W. (Or Gaylard) Private Warrant assigned to William Wilson who used it to patent land in Webster County, Iowa.
Green, Gray Private

Harris, Garland Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to John Wallace who used it to patent land in Ashley County, Arizona.
Widow Julia Ann. WA-813 & WC-426 filed 8 Sep 1892 in MS.
Hays, William Private

Howerton, Thomas Private

Hudspeth, Caloluth (Or Columbus) Private Warrant assigned to Thomas Robinson who used it to patent land in Dale County, Alabama.
Hutt, John Private

Hutto, David Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to Nicolas Gorgen who used it to patent land in Dakota County, Minnesota.
Widow JoAnn. SA-836 & SC-2233 filed 25 Aug 1892 in AL. WA-4642 & WC-2558 filed 18 Jul 1893.
Hutto, JohnPrivate1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to Thomas E Bennet who used it to patent land in Winona County, Minnesota.

Hutto, Samuel MPrivate1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to Cosmore G Bruce who used it to patent land in Webster County, Iowa.
Widow Jane. SA-1267 & SC-2041 filed 1 Sep 1892 in MS. WA-4681 & WC-2571 filed 29 Jul 1893 in MS
Hutto, Solomon J. Private 1. Warrant assigned to William Stuckey who used it to patent land in Dale County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to Benjamin B Richards who used it to patent land in Houston County, Alabama.

Jackson, Daniel Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to Herman Huysen who used it to patent land in Wood County, Wisconsin.
Widow Cynthia. SA-908 filed 26 Aug 1892 in AL. WA-3589 & WC-1049 filed 11 Feb 1893 in AL
Jackson, Henry Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to William Higbie who used it to patent land in Caroll County, Iowa.
SA-1536 & SC-1305 filed 5 Sep 1892 in AL
Jackson, Wade Private 1. Warrant assigned to Malcolm Buice who used it to patent land in Houston County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to Abiel W Tinkham and Milton Santee who used it to patent land in Marquette County, Wisconsin.

Jarvey, William Private

Johnson, John Private Henry County, Alabama
Jowers, WilliamPrivate1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to George F Potter and John Y Parker who used it to patent land in Houston County, Minnesota.

Kelly, William R. Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to Robert Ennis who used it to patent land in Dakota County, Minnesota.
SA-438 filed 17 Aug 1892 in AL
King, A. J. Private

Landsell, James Private

Luley, Dinay Private

Linsy, Ambrose Private 1. Dale County, Alabama
2. Assigned to James H Birch Who used it to patent land in Harrison County, Missouri.

Matthews, William Private

McClindon, Calvin Private

Nablir, H. M. Private

Nichols, Austin Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to William L Criglar who used it to patent land in Okaloosa County, Florida.

Oats, Calvin Private

Outlaw, John Private Warrant assigned to Charles F Cotney who used it to patent land in Wright County, Minnesota.
Pippin, Archibuto Private

Pippin, Weeks Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to William H Ennis and Henry B Plant who used it to patent land in Goodhue County, Minnesota.

Quattleburn, Ezekiel Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to John H Leavitt who used it to patent land in Grundy County, Iowa.

Rains, John C Private Henry County
2. Assigned to Stephe T Peters and William H H Bailey who used it to patent land in Fremont County, Iowa.
Widow Nancy. WA-6694 filed 16 Apr 1896 in MS. Also see War of 1812 claim WA-40555 rejected and Old Wars claim WA-25051 rejected.
Rurie, John Private

Sowell, William Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to William S Baker who used it to patent land in Sac County, Iowa

Sipions, Joseph Private

Smith, Solomon Private 1. Barbour County, Alabama
2. Assigned to Germon H Davis who used it to patent land in Monroe County, Wisconsin.

Starling, William Private 1. Warrant assigned to Daniel J Hutto who used it to patent land in Henry County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to Jonathan A Cowles who used it to patent land in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.
SA-1557 & SC-2261 filed 5 Sep 1892 in AL
Swinny, Hiram H (or Swainey Private 1. Warrant assigned to Levin A Wright who used it to patent land in Henry County, Alabama.
2. Assigned to Alexander Wilson who used it to patent land in Winona County, Minnesota.

Vickers, Joel Private 1. Dale County, Alabama
2. Assigned to Edward C Davis who used it to patent land in Butler County, Iowa.

Vickers, Stephen Private

Ward, Daniel Private

Ward, George Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to John Slothower who used it to patent land in Portage County, Wisconsin.

Ward, James Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to Knut Nelson who used it to patent land in Mower County, Minnesota.

Ward, John Private Henry County, Alabama
Williams, Frederick Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to Wheeler Stevens who used it to patent land in Greene County Iowa.
Widow Gillie A. WA-623 & WC-4359 filed 3 Sep 1892 in AL
Williams, Robert N. Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Assigned to Henry W Sage and John McGraw who used it to patent land in Iosco County, Michigan.

Willis, Thomas J. Private 1. Warrant assigned to Austin Colton who used it to patent land in Chickasaw County, Iowa.
2. Warrant assigned to Alexander T Downing who used it to patent land in Cedar County, Missouri.



Pension abbreviations
SA = Survivor's application (Soldier applied for a pension)
SC = Survivor's certificate (Soldier received a pension)
WA = Widow's application (Widow applied for a pension)
WC = Widow's certificate (Widow received a pension)


The source for the roster of soldiers is microfilm #880845 and #880845 Index to compiled service records of volunteer soldiers who served during the Creek War in organizations from the state of Alabama United States. Adjutant General's Office..

The source for the pensions is Index to pension applications for Indian wars service between 1817 and 1898 / transcribed by Virgil D. White

The source for the military bounty land is Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records












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