First Kentucky "Orphan" Brigade 


What's new on the Orphan Brigade Homepage?


 

January 2014

Added entries to the list of Burial Sites. Added photos and info on the 1864-issue battle flag of the 5th Kentucky Infantry.

 

January 2013

Added entries to the list of Burial Sites and some images in the Photo Gallery (Joseph Winlock, 6th Ky. Inf., William Settle, 6th Ky. Inf., Smith Sherwood, 6th Ky. Inf., John"Jack" Lewis, 6th Ky. Inf., John Yancey, 6th Ky. Inf., Price Newman, 9th Ky. Inf., Leslie Waggoner, 9th Ky. Inf.).

 

October 2010

Added entries to the list of Burial Sites and some images in the Photo Gallery (Maj. William Mynhier, 5th Ky. Inf.).

 

July 2010

Added page about John Maddox, 4th Ky. Inf. Added entries to the list of Burial Sites. Added corrections to the Roll of Honor page. Added new contact info for the Orphan Brigade Kinfolk Assn.

 

May 2010

Added news about a new Orphan Brigade exhibit on the Homepage. Added a photo of the new Kentucky Confederate Monument on the Vicksburg page. Added entries to the list of Burial Sites

 

April 2010

Added new images to the Photo Galleries. Added several entries to the list of Burial Sites. Added sketch of William Watkins, 2nd Ky. Inf.

 

March 2009

Added new images to all three Photo Galleries. Added new images to the Roll of Honor page. Added several entries to the list of Burial Sites. Added a Uniform photo (bottom of page). Added a new page with information on Ham Hughes, 4th Ky. Inf, a reminiscence of Fort Donelson by Thomas F. Boaz, 2nd Ky. Inf., and a history of Joseph N. Bell, Graves' Btty.

 

July 2008

Added four new images to the Roll of Honor page. Added new images to all three Photo Galleries. Added several entries to the list of Burial Sites.

Added info on the 2008 Orphan Brigade Kinfolk reunion.

 

January 2008

Added new images to all three Photo Galleries. Added several entries to the list of Burial Sites. Added links to more unit Rosters. Added info on Peyton Byrne, George Sewell, and James T. Guilliam. Added new contact information for the Orphan Brigade Kinfolk Assn.

 

June 2006

Added new images to Photo Gallery 1, Photo Gallery 2 and Photo Gallery 3 (Command and Staff, 2nd Ky. Inf., 4th Ky. Inf., 5th Ky. Inf., 6th Ky. Inf., 9th Ky. Inf., and Cobb's Btty.). Added several entries to the list of Burial Sites. Added links to more unit Rosters.

 

September 2003 

Added new info (form numbers and links) to the CSR (Military Service Records) page.
Added several entries to the list of Burial Sites.

 

January 2003 

Added several images to the Photo Gallery (in all sections).
Added several entries to the list of Burial Sites.
Added further info and updates to the Flags, Uniforms, and Weapons pages. 
Added a Roster for Cobb's Battery.
Added a sketch of Lt. Benjamin Steffey, 6th Kentucky Infantry.
Added photos of Thomas Kelly and Harley Smith to the Co. F, 4th Kentucky Infantry page.
Added a page of info on Peyton Buckner Byrne, 5th Kentucky Infantry.
Added a page of info on Capt. Price Newman, 9th Kentucky Infantry.
Added a page of info on Pvt. John W. McGhee, 2nd Kentucky Infantry.
Added an article on the Confederate Roll of Honor.

 

March 1999

Added several images to the Photo Gallery (in all sections).
Added several entries to the list of Burial Sites, plus added links to various names in the Burials list, for further information on those individuals.
Added further photos to the Uniforms, Flags, and Soldier Equipment pages.
Added some period letters and post-war items to "From the Front."

 

January 9, 1999

Added links to info and roster pages of Cos. B & D, 5th Kentucky Infantry (from Stephen Bowling's Homepage). Added a page on soldier equipment, including photos of original items.

 

December, 1998
The first *major* revision of our site...! All existing pages have been updated ... and new sections added.  Highlights include:

 

August 26, 1997

 

April 2, 1997

 

March 29, 1997

 

February 22, 1997


January 26, 1997


December 11, 1996


December 3, 1996



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Geoff Walden: enfield577 (at) live.com
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