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Constance H. Knox
I told you a couple of months ago I had a Grandfather that fought in the Civil War his name was John Q.A. Bryan he was from Traphill NC, he was given the name the Old Red Fox, by both North and South solders. He was a Unionist, he took over a 1000 men from Wilkes Co over to the Union side, I have found a lot of head stones in Traphill with his unit on them the 10th Tennessee Calvary, he was a Capt in Company H. Their is a good write up on him in the book Bits and Pieces a book about Wilkes Co. I do know that him and another man went to the Court House in Wilkes Co and took down the Confederate Flag and put up the American Flag in it’s place, he was also buried with that American flag at his death. I know he was in the Battle of Vicksburg where he was wounded. and many other skirmishes while trying to get men over to the Union line. I read in a book I don’t know the name of it, it was about Unionist. That Lee sent a Calvary Unit after John and Lee told them if you capture him hang him.
What a great story!
Thank you so much for this site, your YouTube channel, and all your time and effort to provide tools for beginning and “intermediate” genealogists!! I was so excited to find you-all simply because your YouTube channel popped up in the “Recommended” category within my YT subscription. What discovery that was!
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