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Those who gave the suprene sacrifice

September 23, 1997

This is a roster of men from Tallahatchie County Mississippi, who gave their lives for the United States of America. The Wars of Civil War, WWI,WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Panama and the Persian Gulf.

This information was given to the MSGENWEB project by Nick Denley
Chancery Clerk of Tallahatchie County Mississippi. Charleston

I only have a few of those who perished in the Civil War and would appreciate it if anyone with that information would share it with us. The few I have came from the WPA Source Doccuments. These were send to us by Jim Taylor of Pasagoula Ms. He was so kind to look at the WPA Source Documents and send

These are a few of the men who died in the Civil War

Civil War
Alex Burnett-died Gettysburg
James Prince-died at Little Rock Ark.
George Burnett-died-Gettysburg
Lovie Prince, died Gettysburg
James McPherson-died Gettysburg
Richard Ross-died Franklin
Jack Mullen died home infection
George Worley-died Gettysburg
Elisha Prince, died Gettysburg
Elisha Prince, died Gettysburg
James Worley-died Gettysburg
John Worley-died home infection
John Yewell Was sent to a POW camp at Nashville then to a camp at Louisville and from there To Rock Island, Ill. John Yewell died June 22, 1864 and was buried there in plot number 1265.
Robert Thompson Crenshaw, mortally wounded on the retreat from Gettysburg and died in the hospital at Gordonville. 21st MS "Tallahatchie Rifles". (He was a law student at Ole Miss and is an ancestral uncle of Sally Adams Lee, who sent this info to us. Thanks Sally


Dedicated to the memory of the men of Tallahatchie County. Who made the Supreme Sacrafices in the service of our Country.

Allen, George Loving, Work Brown, Guy Miller, Alex Worsham, George
Burnes, Cole Johnson, Christopher Worsham, Peter Carson, James McDoodle, Oscar
Carter, William L. McGhee, Davie Clark, Walter Pernell, Ollie Cole, James M.
Presgrove, Walter S. Collier, Selma S. Quinn, Homer Dates, Hubert Moschelis, Salvatore
Rand, Joe Davies, Henry Shive, Lawrence W. Eggleston, Ben Sims, William F.
Fry, Tom Thompson, Ollie Gist, Charles N. Walls, Ben Hagar, George
Watson, Walter Hill, Edmond Washington, William Holland, Julius W. Williams, Jesse
Holmes, Silmore Williams, Robert Hooks, Dandy Wilson, Butler Hubbard, Ben

World War II
Badgett, Sylvester Kendall, William R. Black, Calloway Lloyd, Earl Louis Jr.
Brownlee, Elmo McLelland, Edward Arthur Carithers, Pat Mitchell, Thomas Reginald
Carpenter,Clinton Moore, Henderson Carpenter, Tandy B. Moorman, William N.
Clark, Issac S. Jr. Newman, Ernest Clarkson, Billie T. Nunn, Joe Z.
Dubois, Ward Austin Oliver, Homer A.M. Denman, W.L. Oliver, John G.
Duke, Howard M. Otott, James E. Ford, Phonnie H. Goss, J.D
Parish, Bartow Harrison Govan, Thomas Pennington, Johnny H. Pressgrove, Walter S.
Grissom, Hugh K. Pulley, Earl W. Hamlett, Allen Staten, Harry Lee
Scott, William Haynes Harris, James A. Stephens, Robert Houston Henry, Leslie
Horne, Garrett H. Trusty, Harold M. Howard, William J. Jeffords, Alvin L.
Walker, Clifton Howell, Rubin Hollis Waller, Robet Jennings, Cornell
Weaver, Jeff Whitten, Harris R. Journey, Charles M. Wolfe, George Washington
Wright, John L.

Same Memorial Marker
Remember Them Ever with a Grateful Heart

Lyles, Willie L.
Patridge, Frederick Ray-MIA 08-10-1952-Korea

Memorial Plaque on Court House Yard
This Plaque is to commemorate the Service of Citizens of Tallahatchie County in Military Unites of the United States Of America.

Those who made the Supreme Sacrifice.

Wilbert R. Drane Tracy Hampton Samuel J. Ganci
Alexaner Jones Jr. Horris G. Robinson Spencer Smith Billy Joe Wilson

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