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Subject: Re: [11TH-TEXAS-BATTALION] Rawls brothers - Co. D of 11th
Date: Sun, 3 Jan 2010 21:24:13 -0600
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And the bricks are slave made/oven fired, I have about 6 of them in
excellent condition!

F.E. Rivers
SCV #17500
Maj Josephus S. Irvine Camp#2031

"War means fighting and fighting means killing."
LTG N.B. Forrest, CSA

----- Original Message -----
From: "patej" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, January 02, 2010 9:54 PM
Subject: Re: [11TH-TEXAS-BATTALION] Rawls brothers - Co. D of 11th


>
> The Louisiana Society Order of Confederate Rose is the one putting up the
> Historical Markers. The state has to approve the historical accuracy and
> then the marker cost $1700 apiece. They will be putting one up at Georgia
> Landing in the very near future.
>
> They put one at Sterling plantation a few years back and we were able to
> camp on the battlefield. The sugar house where Spaight's fought has long
> been gone, but you can go to the spot where they stood. Bricks are still
> there and I was able to collect one. It is out in the middle of a sugar
> cane field.
>
> There is a local man named Buck Tucker that is an expert on the area and
> the battle. He is usually more than glad to show people around.
>
> http://www.lasocr.org/
>
> http://www.spaightsbattalion.org/
>
>
> John
>
>
>
> On Fri, 1 Jan 2010 10:09:30 -0500, Don Singleton
> <> wrote:
>> Thank you Jim for that wonderful information. Happy new year.
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> Donald W. Singleton
>>
>> On Dec 31, 2009, at 7:05 PM, jim hays <> wrote:
>>
>>> Don: I am Dorothy's brother and I have been looking at some of my
>>> records
>>> about Spaight's Battalion Company D.
>>> Company D served under Col. Ashley Spaight.as a volunteer
>>> company
>>> of infantry men who fought in the civil war
>>> along the gulf coast of Texas and into Louisiana. This company
>>> along with several others, literally marched all over
>>> ----- Louisiana. The largest battle they fought was The battle of
>>> Sterling's Plantation on Sept. 29, 1863. Several
>>> men from from Company D were killed or wounded on that day.
>>> Captian
>>> Spurlock of the company also died. The old Sterling
>>> Plantation Battlefield. is just a few miles south of Morganza La. We
>>> are
>>> told there is now a
>>> historical marker at the site. I think my sister and I
>>> bugged the
>>> state enough, to finally get the marker up. Well
>>> enjoy your search, if we can help let us know. Jim
>>> -----
>>> From: "Don Singleton" <>
>>> To: <>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, December 30, 2009 9:32 AM
>>> Subject: [11TH-TEXAS-BATTALION] Rawls brothers - Co. D of 11th
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi Friends: I am new to this site. I just found out I am a direct
>>>> descendant of the 6 Rawls brothers (My mother was a Rawls) who
>>>> fought in
>>>> Co.
>>>> D of Spaight's 11th. Can anyone tell me how I can find more (as
>>>> much as
>>>> possible) information about these boys? Thanks in advance!
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Law Office of Donald W. Singleton, LLC
>>>> Corporate Square
>>>> 343 Dahlonega St., Bldg. C
>>>> Cumming, GA 30040
>>>> Office: 770-889-6010
>>>> Fax: 770-889-6027
>>>> www.dwsingletonlaw.com
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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