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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
Blackshear, William R Captain 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Joseph J Brackett & Henry Beers Glover who used it to patent land in Steele County, Minnesota.
SA-3462 & SC-949 filed 5 Nov 1892 in TX
Cockcroft, William 1st Lieutenant

Culpeper, Joseph 2nd Lieutenant 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Whitmill Curry who used it to patent land in Conecuh County, Alabama.

Kirkland, Isaac 1st Sergeant 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Francis J Remington & Caleb Woodbury who used it to patent land in Mille Lacs County, Minnesota.
Widow Mary. WA-186 & WC-181 filed 20 Aug 1892 in AL
Cockcroft, James M. 2nd Sergeant 1. Warrant assigned to Garbet Outhet who used it to patent land in Sauk County, Wisconsin.
2. Warrant assigned to John C Spooner who used it to patent land in Mower County, Minnesota.

Culpeper, Micajah 3rd Sergeant 1. Henry County by his widow Martha
2. By his widow Martha. Warrant assigned to Ezekiel M Patterson who used it to patent land in Story County, Iowa

Sheppard, John H. 4th Sergeant 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to John R Pierson who used it to patent land in Webster County, Missouri.

Parish, Joseph E 1st Corporal 1. Tallapoosa County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Hugh B Sweeny who used it to patent land in Nodaway County, Missouri.
Widow Rebecca. SA-899 & SC-1608 filed 26 Aug 1892 in AL. WA-6372 & WC-4351 filed 16 Aug 1895 in AL
Pittman, Anderson A. 2nd Corporal Warrant assigned to Patrick and John O' Donnel who used it to patent land in Atchison County, Missouri. SA-3925 & SC-2700 filed 3 Jan 1893 in FL
Carter, Joseph 3rd Corporal By his widow Sarah C Carter. Warrant assigned to Robert H Brumby who used it to patent land in Madison County, Louisiana
McLeod, Norman 4th Corporal 1. Coffee County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Patrick Green and Thomas Dearmond who used it to patent land in Dixon County, Nebraska.

Bloodworth, Arnold E. Drummer 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. By his widow Mary Bloodworth. Warrant assigned to Angus McAllister who used it to patent land in Henry County, Alabama.

Blanton, John H. Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Samuel A Orchard who used it to patent land in Henry County, Alabama.

Brasswell, Kenneth Private Warrant assigned to Leonard Standring who used it to patent land in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.
Carter, Robert Private Warrant assigned to John G Williams who used it to patent land in Baldwin County, Alabama.
Crawford, William R. Private 1. Warrant assigned to William Ketcherside who used it to patent land in Dekalb County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to Pennock Pusey who used it to patent land in Fillmore County, Minnesota.

Crowley, Elisha Private

Davis, John A. Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Alonzo Thompson who used it to patent land in Nodaway, County, Missouri.

Davis, William W. Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Francois Cholvin who used it to patent land in Marathon County, Wisconsin.

Dye, Wilson Private 1. Warrant assigned to Addison W Barnes who used it to patent land in Dale County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to William Viers who used it to patent land in Putname County, Missouri.

Fleming, James E. Private Warrant assigned to Angus M C Carmichael who used it to patent land in Clarke County, Mississippi. SA-4143 & SC-2067 filed 20 Feb 1893 in MS
Frazier, Jacob (Or Frazer) Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Jonas Vangundy who used it to patent land in Dekalb County, Misouri.

Free, Jacob Private 1. Barbour/Pike County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Andrew B More who used it to patent land in Montgomery County, Iowa.

Free, James Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Amos H Towne who used it to patent land in Story County, Iowa.

Gamble, John Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Nathan Corwith who used it to patent land in Chippawa County, Wisconsin.

Gamble, Robert Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to William Gamble who used it to patent land in Henry County, Alabama.
Widow Mary A. WA-324 & WC-1624 filed 26 Aug 1892 in AL
Gillis, John Private 1. Barbour County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Hezedore Roi who used it to patent land in Hennepin County, Minnesota.

Grantham, Cornelius N. P. Private Ashley County, Arkansas SA-4335 & SC-2421 filed 13 Apr 1893 in AR
Grantham, Hugh Private

Hays, Calvin Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Johnathan H Lockwood who used it to patent land in Adair County, Iowa.

Henderson, John A Private 1. Dale County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Gideon S Strasberger who used it to patent land in Jackson County, Wisconsin.

Hudler, Irwin Private

Hudson, Right Private Barbour County, Alabama
Hurst, Giles Private 1. Henry County, Alabama by his widow Lively.
2. By his widow Lively. Warrant assigned to John F Bosche who used it to patent land in Marshall County, Iowa

Ivy, Daniel Private 1. Pike County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Horace Everett who used it to patent land in Nodaway County, Missouri.

Johnagin, Stephen (or Johnakin) Private 1. Warrant assigned to Henderson Hunt who used it to patent land in Waupaca County, Wisconsin.
2. Warrant assigned to Robert T Saunders who used it to patent land in Baldwin County, Alabama.

Johnson, Levi Private 1. Barbour/Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Fitch B Stacy who used it to patent land in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.
Widow Nancy. WA-6818 & WC-4986 filed 12 Aug 1896 in AR
Keel, Hansel Private 1. Warrant assigned to John D Crues who used it to patent land in Geneva County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to Hugh Lewis Sanders who used it to patent land in Vernon County, Louisiana.

Kelly, James Private
Widow Charlottie. SA-154 & SC-2525 filed 8 Aug 1892 in GA WA-5766 & WC-4907 filed 22 Aug 1894 in TX
King, Daniel Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to James H Fulbright who used it to patent land in Camden County, Missouri.

Kirkland, Asa Private 1. By minor child William R Kirkland. Warrant assigned to Zacheus Nix who used it to patent land in Monroe County, Alabama.
2. By minor child William R Kirkland. Warrant assigned to Zacheus Nix who used it to patent land in Houston County, Alabama.

Kirkland, Sanders Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Charles H Roberts who used it to patent land in Fayette County, Iowa.

Kirkland, William S Private 1. Dale County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Irving W Card who used it to patent land in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa.

Lewis, James W. Private Warrant assigned to Jacob A Kuhn who used it to patent land in Olmsted County, Minnesota.
Ludlum, J. A. Private

McCarty, William Private Warrant assigned to James Braden who used it to patent land in Mills County, Iowa.
McCullen, William B Private Calhoun County, Alabama
McLeod, Murdock Private 1. Warrant assigned to John Helms who used it to patent land in Covington County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to Henry Fockler and Edward A Temple who used it to patent land in Taylor County, Iowa.
Widow Lucinda. WA-5663 & WC-3645 filed 2 Jul 1894 in AL
Melvin, Daniel Private Warrant assigned to Ethington J Merritt who used it to patent land in Jackson County, Florida. SA-300 & SC-3777 filed 15 Aug 1892 in AL
Melvin, David Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Benjamin B Richards who used it to patent land in Worth County, Iowa.
SA-3449 & SC-2710 filed 4 Nov 1892 in MS
Meriman, William Private

Miller, Jacob G Private 1. Warrant assigned to Michael B Isler who used it to patent land in Coffee County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to Andrew Warren who used it to patent land in Lincoln County, Wisconsin.

Mitchell, John Private Dale County, Alabama Widow Mary. WA-2819 & WC-384 filed 21 Nov 1892 in TX
Murphy, James Private

Murray, George C. Private 1. Woodruff County, Arkansas
2. By widow Mary Murray. Warrant assigned to John Irwin and Edmund L Grigsby who used it to patent land in Sioux County, Iowa.

Nobles, Lewis Private 1. Warrant assigned to Alfred West who used it to patent land in Pike County, Alabama.
2. Houston County, Alabama.
Widow Margaret. WA-676 & WC-1019 filed 5 Sep 1892 in AL
Nordan, David Private 1. Dale County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to William L Kennedy and Henry A Ellison who used it to patent land in Baldwin County, Alabama.

Nordan, Elisha Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Elijah W Baldwin and Rufus S Riley who used it to patent land in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.
Widow Sarah A. WA-85 & WC-1066 filed 15 Aug 1892 in AL
Norris, Hardy K. Private 1. Pike County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to James H Birch who used it to patent land in Worth County, Missouri.
Widow Sarah J. SA-1278 & SC-2349 filed 1 Sep 1892 in AL. WA-7135 & WC-5042 filed 28 Apr 1897 in AL
Norris, John Private

Pervis, William A. Private

Plum, Alexander Private

Ryan, T. J. Private

Saxon, Samuel C. Private Warrant assigned to John W Finley and Tom O Edwards who used it to patent land in Marathon County, Wisconsin.
Shaw, Henry Private 1. Pike County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Elias F Wyman who used it to patent land in Monroe County, Wisconsin.

Sheppard, Lewis Private 1. Warrant assigned to William Gamble who used it to patent land in Henry County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to Edward C David who used it to patent land in Butler County, Iowa.

Sholar, Allen Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to William Herbert who used it to patent land in Goodhue County, Minnesota.

Sholar, Shurod Private

Skipper, Simon M Private 1. Warrant assigned to Mark Howard who used it to patent land in Pepin County, Wisconsin.
2. Warrant assigned to Fitch B Stacy who used it to patent land in Door County, Wisconsin.

Smith, Joel Private

Thurman, John Private Henry County by his widow Mary
Thurman, Perkins Private 1. Barbour/Henry County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to James C Madigan who used it to patent land in Woodbury County, Iowa.

Wells, Abner T Private 1. Warrant assigned to Abel Vinson who used it to patent land in Dale County, Alabama.
2. Warrant assigned to George S Murfey and James M Benedict who used it to patent land in Hamilton County, Iowa.

Wiggins, Israel Private 1. Dale County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Hamilton P Bayle who used it to patent land in Wabasha County, Minnesota.

Wilkins, William. Private 1. Barbour County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Daniel Griffen who used it to patent land in Douglas County, Missouri.

Wood, John A. Private 1. Henry County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to Abraham B Sands, David Sands, Roswell W Turner, and Benajah Barker who used it to patent land in Adair County, Iowa.
Widow Sarah. WA-75 & WC-2933 filed 15 Aug 1892 in AL
Wood, McKinney Private 1. Barbour County, Alabama
2. Warrant assigned to John Trowbridge who used it to patent land in Alpena County, Michigan.
Widow Frances E. WA-232 & WC-1797 filed 22 Aug 1892 in AL
Wood, William Private Henry County, Alabama


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 FHL microfilm #880845 and #880846 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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I suspect his last name is Jernigan. Early recordkeeping and spelling in Henry CO was atrocious.
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