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William Leroy Swan (son of Edward SWAN and Mary Elizabeth Edward Swann Wife)5970, 5971, 5972 was born 18195973, 5973, 5974, 5975, and died 18855976, 5977, 5977, 5978, 5979.

 Includes NotesNotes for William Leroy Swan:
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REFN: 4753
William Leroy Swann was with the US Alabama Cavalry when it participated
in "Streight's Raid". William became sick and was left behind where he
was captured by the Confederates at Day's Gap, 1 May 1863. On the 8th day
of April, 1863, General Roscrans notified Col. A.D. Streight, fifty-first
Indiana volunteers, that he had been assigned to the command of an
independent provisional brigade, including his own and the seventy-third
Indiana, eighteithIllinois, third Ohio and two companies of the first
Middle Tennessee Cavalry(1st Alabama Calvalory USA) raised in North
Alabama, with orders to prevent troops being sent by that route to the
Army of Tennessee. Streight was supplied with a pack-train of
comissionary stores and ammunition, and his command 1,700 strong was
mounted generally from horses and mules taken from citizens.After
elaborate preparations, Streight moved out from Moulton, Alabama, on the
night of the 28th of April. The next day he marched to Day's gap, 35
miles, and found himself in the midst of "devoted Union people" with no
foe tomolest him. But very soon an unexpected enemy attacked his rear
guard and the "boom of artillery was heard". "I soon learned" he said
"that the enemy had moved through the gaps on my right and left." Forrest
was upon him. At Driver's gap, of Sand Mountain, he fought the Federal
day and night, with two regiments, with a loss of 5 killed and 50
wounded. Streight ledt on the field 50killed and 150 wounded, burned his
wagons, turned loose 250 mules and 150 negroes, On the 3rd of May,
between Gadsden and Rome, after five days and nights of fighting and
marching, General Forrest captured Streight's entire command with arms
and horses. taken from "Confederate Military History by General Clement
A. Evans and familyhistory source.[Lewis-o.FBK]
William Leroy Swann was with the US Alabama Cavalry when it participated
in "Streight's Raid". William became sick and was left behind where he
was captured by the Confederates at Day's Gap, 1 May 1863. On the 8th day
of April, 1863, General Roscrans notified Col. A.D. Streight, fifty-first
Indiana volunteers, that he had been assigned to the command of an
independent provisional brigade, including his own and the seventy-third
Indiana, eighteith Illinois, third Ohio and two companies of the first
Middle Tennessee Cavalry (1st Alabama Calvalory USA) raised in North
Alabama, with orders to prevent troops being sent by that route to the
Army of Tennessee. Streight was supplied with a pack-train of
comissionary stores and ammunition, and his command 1,700 strong was
mounted generally from horses and mules taken from citizens. After
elaborate preparations,Streight moved out from Moulton, Alabama, on the
night of the 28th of April.The next day he marched to Day's gap, 35
miles, and found himself in the midst of "devoted Union people" with no
foe to molest him. But very soon an unexpected enemy attacked his rear
guard and the "boom of artillery was heard"."I soon learned" he said
"that the enemy had moved through the gaps on my right and left." Forrest
was upon him. At Driver's gap, of Sand Mountain, he fought the Federal
day and night, with two regiments, with a loss of 5 killed and 50
wounded. Streight ledt on the field 50 killed and 150 wounded, burned his
wagons, turned loose 250 mules and 150 negroes, On the 3rd of May,
between Gadsden and Rome, after five days and nights of fighting and
marching, General Forrest captured Streight's entire command with arms
and horses. taken from "Confederate Military History by General Clement
A. Evans and familyhistory source.

REFN: 4753
William Leroy Swann was with the US Alabama Cavalry when it participated
in "Streight's Raid". William became sick and was left behind where he
was captured by the Confederates at Day's Gap, 1 May 1863. On the 8th day
of April, 1863, General Roscrans notified Col. A.D. Streight, fifty-first
Indiana volunteers, that he had been assigned to the command of an
independent provisional brigade, including his own and the seventy-third
Indiana, eighteithIllinois, third Ohio and two companies of the first
Middle Tennessee Cavalry(1st Alabama Calvalory USA) raised in North
Alabama, with orders to prevent troops being sent by that route to the
Army of Tennessee. Streight was supplied with a pack-train of
comissionary stores and ammunition, and his command 1,700 strong was
mounted generally from horses and mules taken from citizens.After
elaborate preparations, Streight moved out from Moulton, Alabama, on the
night of the 28th of April. The next day he marched to Day's gap, 35
miles, and found himself in the midst of "devoted Union people" with no
foe tomolest him. But very soon an unexpected enemy attacked his rear
guard and the "boom of artillery was heard". "I soon learned" he said
"that the enemy had moved through the gaps on my right and left." Forrest
was upon him. At Driver's gap, of Sand Mountain, he fought the Federal
day and night, with two regiments, with a loss of 5 killed and 50
wounded. Streight ledt on the field 50killed and 150 wounded, burned his
wagons, turned loose 250 mules and 150 negroes, On the 3rd of May,
between Gadsden and Rome, after five days and nights of fighting and
marching, General Forrest captured Streight's entire command with arms
and horses. taken from "Confederate Military History by General Clement
A. Evans and familyhistory source.[Lewis-o.FBK]
William Leroy Swann was with the US Alabama Cavalry when it participated
in "Streight's Raid". William became sick and was left behind where he
was captured by the Confederates at Day's Gap, 1 May 1863. On the 8th day
of April, 1863, General Roscrans notified Col. A.D. Streight, fifty-first
Indiana volunteers, that he had been assigned to the command of an
independent provisional brigade, including his own and the seventy-third
Indiana, eighteith Illinois, third Ohio and two companies of the first
Middle Tennessee Cavalry (1st Alabama Calvalory USA) raised in North
Alabama, with orders to prevent troops being sent by that route to the
Army of Tennessee. Streight was supplied with a pack-train of
comissionary stores and ammunition, and his command 1,700 strong was
mounted generally from horses and mules taken from citizens. After
elaborate preparations,Streight moved out from Moulton, Alabama, on the
night of the 28th of April.The next day he marched to Day's gap, 35
miles, and found himself in the midst of "devoted Union people" with no
foe to molest him. But very soon an unexpected enemy attacked his rear
guard and the "boom of artillery was heard"."I soon learned" he said
"that the enemy had moved through the gaps on my right and left." Forrest
was upon him. At Driver's gap, of Sand Mountain, he fought the Federal
day and night, with two regiments, with a loss of 5 killed and 50
wounded. Streight ledt on the field 50 killed and 150 wounded, burned his
wagons, turned loose 250 mules and 150 negroes, On the 3rd of May,
between Gadsden and Rome, after five days and nights of fighting and
marching, General Forrest captured Streight's entire command with arms
and horses. taken from "Confederate Military History by General Clement
A. Evans and familyhistory source.[tree.FTW]

[2491280.FTW]

REFN: 4753
William Leroy Swann was with the US Alabama Cavalry when it participated
in "Streight's Raid". William became sick and was left behind where he
was captured by the Confederates at Day's Gap, 1 May 1863. On the 8th day
of April, 1863, General Roscrans notified Col. A.D. Streight, fifty-first
Indiana volunteers, that he had been assigned to the command of an
independent provisional brigade, including his own and the seventy-third
Indiana, eighteithIllinois, third Ohio and two companies of the first
Middle Tennessee Cavalry(1st Alabama Calvalory USA) raised in North
Alabama, with orders to prevent troops being sent by that route to the
Army of Tennessee. Streight was supplied with a pack-train of
comissionary stores and ammunition, and his command 1,700 strong was
mounted generally from horses and mules taken from citizens.After
elaborate preparations, Streight moved out from Moulton, Alabama, on the
night of the 28th of April. The next day he marched to Day's gap, 35
miles, and found himself in the midst of "devoted Union people" with no
foe tomolest him. But very soon an unexpected enemy attacked his rear
guard and the "boom of artillery was heard". "I soon learned" he said
"that the enemy had moved through the gaps on my right and left." Forrest
was upon him. At Driver's gap, of Sand Mountain, he fought the Federal
day and night, with two regiments, with a loss of 5 killed and 50
wounded. Streight ledt on the field 50killed and 150 wounded, burned his
wagons, turned loose 250 mules and 150 negroes, On the 3rd of May,
between Gadsden and Rome, after five days and nights of fighting and
marching, General Forrest captured Streight's entire command with arms
and horses. taken from "Confederate Military History by General Clement
A. Evans and familyhistory source.[Lewis-o.FBK]
William Leroy Swann was with the US Alabama Cavalry when it participated
in "Streight's Raid". William became sick and was left behind where he
was captured by the Confederates at Day's Gap, 1 May 1863. On the 8th day
of April, 1863, General Roscrans notified Col. A.D. Streight, fifty-first
Indiana volunteers, that he had been assigned to the command of an
independent provisional brigade, including his own and the seventy-third
Indiana, eighteith Illinois, third Ohio and two companies of the first
Middle Tennessee Cavalry (1st Alabama Calvalory USA) raised in North
Alabama, with orders to prevent troops being sent by that route to the
Army of Tennessee. Streight was supplied with a pack-train of
comissionary stores and ammunition, and his command 1,700 strong was
mounted generally from horses and mules taken from citizens. After
elaborate preparations,Streight moved out from Moulton, Alabama, on the
night of the 28th of April.The next day he marched to Day's gap, 35
miles, and found himself in the midst of "devoted Union people" with no
foe to molest him. But very soon an unexpected enemy attacked his rear
guard and the "boom of artillery was heard"."I soon learned" he said
"that the enemy had moved through the gaps on my right and left." Forrest
was upon him. At Driver's gap, of Sand Mountain, he fought the Federal
day and night, with two regiments, with a loss of 5 killed and 50
wounded. Streight ledt on the field 50 killed and 150 wounded, burned his
wagons, turned loose 250 mules and 150 negroes, On the 3rd of May,
between Gadsden and Rome, after five days and nights of fighting and
marching, General Forrest captured Streight's entire command with arms
and horses. taken from "Confederate Military History by General Clement
A. Evans and familyhistory source.

REFN: 4753
William Leroy Swann was with the US Alabama Cavalry when it participated
in "Streight's Raid". William became sick and was left behind where he
was captured by the Confederates at Day's Gap, 1 May 1863. On the 8th day
of April, 1863, General Roscrans notified Col. A.D. Streight, fifty-first
Indiana volunteers, that he had been assigned to the command of an
independent provisional brigade, including his own and the seventy-third
Indiana, eighteithIllinois, third Ohio and two companies of the first
Middle Tennessee Cavalry(1st Alabama Calvalory USA) raised in North
Alabama, with orders to prevent troops being sent by that route to the
Army of Tennessee. Streight was supplied with a pack-train of
comissionary stores and ammunition, and his command 1,700 strong was
mounted generally from horses and mules taken from citizens.After
elaborate preparations, Streight moved out from Moulton, Alabama, on the
night of the 28th of April. The next day he marched to Day's gap, 35
miles, and found himself in the midst of "devoted Union people" with no
foe tomolest him. But very soon an unexpected enemy attacked his rear
guard and the "boom of artillery was heard". "I soon learned" he said
"that the enemy had moved through the gaps on my right and left." Forrest
was upon him. At Driver's gap, of Sand Mountain, he fought the Federal
day and night, with two regiments, with a loss of 5 killed and 50
wounded. Streight ledt on the field 50killed and 150 wounded, burned his
wagons, turned loose 250 mules and 150 negroes, On the 3rd of May,
between Gadsden and Rome, after five days and nights of fighting and
marching, General Forrest captured Streight's entire command with arms
and horses. taken from "Confederate Military History by General Clement
A. Evans and familyhistory source.[Lewis-o.FBK]
William Leroy Swann was with the US Alabama Cavalry when it participated
in "Streight's Raid". William became sick and was left behind where he
was captured by the Confederates at Day's Gap, 1 May 1863. On the 8th day
of April, 1863, General Roscrans notified Col. A.D. Streight, fifty-first
Indiana volunteers, that he had been assigned to the command of an
independent provisional brigade, including his own and the seventy-third
Indiana, eighteith Illinois, third Ohio and two companies of the first
Middle Tennessee Cavalry (1st Alabama Calvalory USA) raised in North
Alabama, with orders to prevent troops being sent by that route to the
Army of Tennessee. Streight was supplied with a pack-train of
comissionary stores and ammunition, and his command 1,700 strong was
mounted generally from horses and mules taken from citizens. After
elaborate preparations,Streight moved out from Moulton, Alabama, on the
night of the 28th of April.The next day he marched to Day's gap, 35
miles, and found himself in the midst of "devoted Union people" with no
foe to molest him. But very soon an unexpected enemy attacked his rear
guard and the "boom of artillery was heard"."I soon learned" he said
"that the enemy had moved through the gaps on my right and left." Forrest
was upon him. At Driver's gap, of Sand Mountain, he fought the Federal
day and night, with two regiments, with a loss of 5 killed and 50
wounded. Streight ledt on the field 50 killed and 150 wounded, burned his
wagons, turned loose 250 mules and 150 negroes, On the 3rd of May,
between Gadsden and Rome, after five days and nights of fighting and
marching, General Forrest captured Streight's entire command with arms
and horses. taken from "Confederate Military History by General Clement
A. Evans and familyhistory source.

More About William Leroy Swan:
Record Change: April 01, 20035980, 5981
Unknown-Begin 1: April 02, 1857, Blount County, AL.5982, 5983, 5984, 5985
Unknown-Begin 2: April 02, 1857, Blount County, AL.5986, 5987, 5988
Unknown-Begin 3: Bet. July 1862 - July 1865, US 1st Alabama Cavalry.5989, 5990, 5991, 5992
Unknown-Begin 4: Bet. July 1862 - July 1865, US 1st Alabama Cavalry.5993, 5994, 5995
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