"Tribute to Civil War Veterans" Van Zandt County Genealogical Society
We would like to dedicate this page to our Van Zandt County Civil War veterans. If you would like to share a photo of your Confederate veteran ancestor, please contact Sibyl and we will be very happy to place your photo along with brief family information on this page. Both Confederate and Union information is welcome.
Levi Shivers Strickland Submitted by Sharon Anderson
Levi Shivers Strickland, enlisted in the CSA in Hardeman County, Tennessee and served in two regiments before joining General Nathan B. Forrest's calvary where he completed most of his 4-year-service. He participated in several battles, including Bryce's Crossroad near Baldwyn, Mississippi. He and his wife, Mary Wilhelm Strickland, made Baldwyn their home after the war and then moved to Van Zandt County in 1897. Along with their children, the family made Martin's Mill their home. Levi, his wife Mary, and many of his sons, grandchildren, and descendants are buried along side them in Holly Springs Cemetery.
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This page last updated 23 May 2007