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Duncans in Montgomery Co. AL Military Records

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Duncan research files of
Mary Ann (Duncan) Dobson
the Genealogy Bug

Last revised October 27, 2001

MONTGOMERY CO. AL
MILITARY RECORDS
 

"AL State Militia 1820-1865" alphabetical card file in AL State Archives, Clyde - D (FHL film 1,462,799; mostly in alphabetic order, Dunkin cards found later in file)
      Duncan, Carter, Lieutenant, 24th Regt., Montgomery; Com. April 22, 1826, Vice Wm. Merrell. Authority: Military Register, State Militia 1820-32.
      Duncan, G.W., AL State Militia 1820-1860, Montgomery Co., Pine Level. Voted in the election for Major General in which S.G. Hardaway received 128 votes and G.W. Gale, 46. Election returns, Montgomery Co., Aug. 28, 1858.

Alphabetical list of persons involved in Creek Indian uprising [AL], includes many Indian names, 1836, A-L (FHL film 1,462,787 item 2)
      Dunkin, Matthew, Private, Claysville Mounted Volunteers, Capt. Charles Witt's Co. #5, roll dated at Claysville, July 11, 1836. (MAD: ? Clays, Montgomery Co. AL; see Jackson and Randolph Co. AL)

Mexican War service 1846-1847, cards A-L; men from AL (FHL film 1,462,788 item 3)
      Volunteers - Dr. Duncan - letter to Gov. Martin from N.M. Hentz, dated May 7, 1846, Tuskegee, AL.
      AL Volunteers - Dr. L.C. Duncan, Tuskegee [Macon Co.], AL, recom. for commission as Surgeon by A.V. Brumley, May 6, 1846.
      L.C. Duncan, surgeon, concerning service record of L.C. Duncan, dated Oct. 1, 1906, Barnwell, SC. (MAD: see Langdon Cheves Duncan; 1850 Charleston Co. SC census)
      Capt. Elmore's Relief Volunteers, L.C. Duncan, Surgeon, enlisted May 12, 1846, from muster roll, Relief Volunteers, Montgomery [Montgomery Co.], AL, from Cert. of Rush Elmore, Capt; A.M. Cook, 1st Lt.; Thos. Miller, 2nd Lt.
      MAD: Langdon C. Duncan had pension application SA-25489, 10 Aug. 1906, NY, served Elmore's Co. 5th AL Vols. as a Surgeon, per "Index to Mexican War Pension Files" by Virgil D. White (FHL book 973 M22mw)

AL Confederate Service Records, 1861-1865, cards in AL State Archives; Driver to Elich (FHL film 1,462,918)
      MAD: most items were small typed cards, 3x5; some items were very blurred in the filming and were double images and hard to read. Cards had name and rank in upper left corner, service unit usually in upper right corner, notation if Home Guard, details from source were given in center of card, and the "Authority" as the last line on the card. The service record from the Historical Record Roll frequently listed several engagements he served in, dates wounded, absent, present, etc., and I usually did not copy all the details.
      Duncan, C.B., Pension 39108, Montgomery Co., pensioner Duncan, Deletha, widow of C.B. Duncan, Private, Co.F, 2nd Regt. AL; wit. J.S. Skinner, B.E. Lewis.
      Duncan, C.B., 1st Corp., Co.F, 2nd AL Cav.; enlisted Montgomery, AL, April 3, 1862, age 23; value of horse $400. Authority: Muster in roll dated at Camp Stone, April 29, 1862, signed by Wm. L. Allen.
      Duncan, Charles K., Private, Montgomery Mounted Rifles, 1st AL Cavalry. Authority: Muster Roll copied from Montgomery Advertiser of Jan. 9, 1861.
      Duncan, Charles K., Private, Montgomery Mounted Rifles, Clanton's Cav. Co., Co.K, 1st AL Cav.; enlisted May 1861, Montgomery Co. AL. Authority: Sketch in the Montgomery Advertiser, compiled by Owen.
      Duncan, C.K., Private, Saml. B. Marks Co. Montgomery County Militia, Montgomery Home Guard; enlisted June 6, 1863, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Muster Roll May 4, 1863.
      Duncan, Dr. C.K., Assistant Surgeon, 1864. Original notification to Dr. C.K. Duncan, dated July 27, 1864.
      Duncan, Gilbert G., Private, Co.H, was G., 6th AL Inf. Regt. Enlisted May 15, 1861, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Photostat A.G.O., Fairfax Station, June 30, 1861.
      Dunkin, Gilbert G., Private, Capt. Hardaway's Co. H, 6th AL Regt. (see Duncan). Due claimant $172.15, for services of said decd. from 1 Jan. '62, the date of his last payment, to 31 May '62, the date of his death (more not copied). Payable to Celia Dunkin, mother, c/o Col. W.H. Fowler, Richmond, VA. Cert. #23211. Authority: Death Cert. by Treasury Dept. Feb. 13, '65.
      Dunkin, Gilbert G., Private, Co.H, 6th AL Regt. Cert. #23211 recd. March 14, '65. Cert. dated Feb. 13, '65. Amt. of Cert. $172.15. Authority: List, Claim Cert. 1863-64 del. to AL Agt. by order Sect. C.S. Treas, Jan. 16, '64, on app. of Col. W.H. Fowler, when res. of claimant not ascertained.
      Duncan, G.G., Co.G, 6th AL Inf., on road party with Maj. James 6th LA Vols., Nov. 3, 1861. Returned Jan. 13, 1862.
      Duncan, G.G., Private, Co.G (later F), 6th AL Inf. Regt., May, 1861, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Compiled roll, from clippings.
      Duncan, Gilbert G., Private, Co.H, was Co.G, 6th AL Inf. Reg. May 6, 1861, Montgomery, AL, Major McLean. Authority: Payroll dated Suggsters? Cross Roads, Aug. 31, 1861.
      Duncan, Gilbert G., Private, Co.G, 6th AL Inf. Reg., see Dunkin, killed in the Battles of Chickahominy. Authority: Casualty list from Montgomery Mail, June 28, '62.
      Duncan, Gilbert G., Private, Hardaway's Co., 6th AL Inf. Regt. Celia Duncan, mother, care Durden, Montgomery, AL; no disc. list. Claim filed Sept. 10, '62. Authority: List, condition of claims, 2nd Aud., C.S. Treas.
      Duncan, Ivel H., (MAD: ? Joel H.) Private, 6th VA Regt. Inf., Co.E. Wounded at Spottsselvania (MAD: sic), VA, on May 12, 1864. Left leg amputated below the knee. Application from Montgomery Co. Authority: Application for artificial limb (No.99) filed Nov. 21, 1872. See auditor's files 1872.
      Duncan, J.M., Private, Fireman Guards, Montgomery Militia; Home Guards. Authority: Muster in roll Montgomery, AL, March 28, '62.
      Duncan, James, Private (age 20), Co.H, 20th AL Inf. Reg. Montgomery, AL, Sept. 16, 1861. Authority: Muster in roll dated at Montgomery, AL, Sept. 16, 1861.
            Dunkin, J.D., Pension 39735, Perry Co., pensioner Mary S. Dunkin, widow of J.D. Dunkin, Private, Co.H, 20th Regt. AL., wit. F.M. Nichols, J.T. Barton.
      Duncan, James, Private, Montgomery Mounted Rifles, 1st AL Cav. Authority: Muster roll copied from Montgomery Advertiser of Jan. 9, 1861, sent in to Department 10/24/10.
      Duncan, James, Private, Montgomery Mounted Rifles, Clanton's Cav. Co., Co.K, 1st AL Cav. Enlisted May 1861, Montgomery Co. AL. Authority: Sketch in the Montgomery Advertiser compiled by Owen.
      Duncan, John A., Pension 39103, Montgomery Co., Pensioner Mrs. C.J. Duncan, widow of John A. Duncan, Private, Co.C, 24th Battn, AL Regt. Wit. W.J. Sellers, D.E. Huffman.
      Duncan, Joseph D., Private, Co.F was K&J, 6th AL Inf. Reg. Enlisted May 15, '61, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Payroll, Sangster's Cross Roads, VA, June 30, '61.
      Duncan, Joseph D., Private, Co.F one time Co.J, 6th AL Inf. Reg. Crawford [Russell Co.], AL, May 2, 1861. Authority: Pay roll dated Sangster's Cross Roads, VA, Sept. 1, 1861.
      Duncan, J.D., Co.F, 6th AL Inf. Reg. Wounded at battle of Boonsboro? Sept. 14, 1862, and furloughed Oct. 1, 1862. Authority: Absent Roll, Grace Church, VA, Dec. 31, 1862.
      Duncan, J.D., Corporal, Co.F, 6th AL Inf. Reg. Wounded in Battle Sept. 14, 1862, and furloughed. Authority: Absent enlisted men, Nov. 1862.
      Duncan, J.D., Private, Co.F, 6th AL Inf. Regt. sometime K&J. Authority: Newspaper clipping.
      Duncan, Joseph H., Corpl., Co.F, 6th AL Inf. Regt. J.W. Duncan, father, care N.S. Black, atty, Russell Co. AL. Verify des. list. Verified 2 May '64. Claim filed Dec. 24, '63. Authority: List, condition of claims, 2nd Aud., C.S. Treas.
      Duncan, J.V., 4th Sergt, Co.A, 34th AL Inf. Reg. March 7, 1862 at Montgomery, AL. Authority: Payroll dated near Chattanooga, TN, July 13, 1863.
      Duncan, Julious A., Private, Co.A, 34th AL Inf. Regt. March 7, 1862, at Montgomery, AL. Sent to Hospital Chattanooga, TN by order Surgeon Pitts, April 10, 1863. Authority: Pay roll dated near Chattanooga, TN, July 13, 1863.
      Duncan, Julian A., Private, Co.A, AL Inf. March 7, 1862, Montgomery, AL, Capt. Mitchell. Sent to hospital sick Sept. 27, '63, by Surg. Pitts. Authority: Pay roll, Missionary Ridge, Oct. 31, 1863.
      Duncan, J.A., Private, Co.A, 34th AL Inf. Reg. Montgomery, AL, March 7, 1862. Authority: Original muster in roll dated Tupelo, Miss., June 10, 1862.
      Duncan, J.A. (J.H.), Private, Co.A, 34th AL Inf. Reg., enlisted March 7, 1862, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Payroll dated at Tullahoma, TN, Nov. 20, 1862.
      Duncan, J.A., Private, Co.A, 34th AL Inf., enlisted Coosa Co. AL, May 26, 1862, age 21. Authority: Muster in roll, Loachopola, AL, May 26, 1862.
      Duncan, Julius, Private, Co.E, 34th AL Inf. Regt. Hospital Register #6534. Complaint: none stated. Admitted May 2, 1865, date returned to duty not given. Authority: Hospital Register of General Hospital, Selma [Dallas Co.], AL, preserved in AL Archives.
      Dunkan, Seaborn H., Private, age 22, Co.D, 13th AL Inf. Reg. Enlisted Montgomery, AL, 19 July 1861. Born in GA, occupation farmer, residence Arbaccochee [Cleburne Co.], single. Engagements (not copied), wounded 5/3/'63, captured ... (not copied). Authority: Historical Record Roll dated near Petersburg, VA, Feb. 21, 1865.
      Duncan, T.F., Surg. in chg., P.A.C.S., Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Statement of Hospital Property, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL, for week ending Dec. 31, '63.
      Duncan, T.F., Surg., P.A.C.S., Med. Exam. Board, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Report of detailed men on duty at hospitals, Montgomery, AL, for Jan. 1864. Med. Exam. Board.
      Duncan, T.F., Surg. in charge, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Statement of Hospital Property, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL, for week ending Jan. 14, '64.
      Duncan, T.F., Surg. in charge, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Statement of Hospital Property, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL, for week ending Feb. 20, '64.
      Duncan, T.F., Surg. in charge, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Register of Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL, June 23, '64. T.F. Duncan, Surg. in Chg.
      Duncan, T.F., Surg. in charge, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Statement of Hospital Property, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL, for week ending Sept. 21, '64. T.F. Duncan, Surg. in Chg.
      Duncan, T.F., Surg. in charge, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Register of Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL, Sept. 28, '64. T.F. Duncan, Surg. in Chg.
      Duncan, T.F., Surg. in charge, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Statement of Hospital Property, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL, for week ending Oct. 7, '64.
      Duncan, T.F., Surg. in charge, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Statement of Hospital Property, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL, for week ending Nov. 7, '64.
      Duncan, Thadeus Franklin. Surg. Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL. Assigned to duty April 13 '62 by Johnson Med. Dir. Examined at Charleston, Jan. 23, '63 by A.M.B. for surg. Commissioned Jan. 23, '63. Promoted Jan. 23, '63. In chg. Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Returns of Med. Officers, Montgomery, AL, Feb. 1864. (MAD: 1870 Abbeville Co. SC census; son of James S. Duncan d. 1860 Taylor Co. GA)
      Duncan, V.R., 4th Sgt. Co.A, 34th AL Inf. Regt. Montgomery, AL, March 7, 1862. Authority: Original muster in roll dated Tupelo, MS, June 30, 1862.
      Duncan, V.R., 4th Sergt, Co.A, 34th AL Inf. Reg. March 7, 1862, Montgomery, AL. Authority: Payroll dated at Tullohoma, TN, Nov. 20, 1862.
      Duncan, V.R., 4th Sergt, Co.A, 34th AL Inf. Enlisted Coosa Co. AL, May 26, 1862, age 24. Authority: Muster in roll, Loashapoka, AL, May 16, 1862.
      Duncan, Virgil R., 4th Sergt, Co.A, 34th AL Inf. March 7, "1863," Montgomery, AL. Remarks: Commutation for clothing not furnished in kind. Authority: Pay roll, Missionary Ridge, Oct. 31, 1863.

Parents of Confederate Soldiers 1862-1864 (FHL film 1,653,242 item 1)
      Duncan, Celia, mother of Gilbert G. Duncan, Private, Hardaway's Co., 6th AL Inf., Montgomery, AL; claim filed Sept. 10, 1862. Authority: List, Claims, 2nd Aud., C.S. Treas. 1862-64.

AL Confederate Pension Applications, in AL State Archives, Duke - Dunn (FHL film 1,502,781)
      MAD: Did not extract all pension applications for the same person if they gave no other genealogy information. Documents were extracted in order on film. Did not usually copy reason for pension request, which was frequently old age or rheumatism or feebleness; did not always copy witnesses names, which sometimes only said they knew the applicant was of good character and in need of the pension. "Cavalry" was frequently abbreviated "Calv" and spelled "Calvary." Did not usually copy the schedule of property unless it listed land. The complete pension papers should be rechecked individually, following is very brief extract of contents.
      DUNCAN, A.L., pensioner Mrs. M.L. Duncan, Montgomery Co. AL, Private, Co.K, 61st AL. Application 14 April 1902, he died 17 Dec. 1883, she has 300 acres in Montgomery Co. including one cabbin. Witness Abner Broadway (X), Geo. H. Peel.
      DUNCAN, C.B., widow Delitha Duncan, Montgomery Co. AL, Private, Co.F, 2nd Regt. Application 18 June 1900, Montgomery Co. AL, by Deletha Duncan, widow of C.B. Duncan, Private, Co.F, 2nd Regt. AL Vols., he died 12 Aug. 1889.
      DUNCAN, James McC., widow Mary E. Duncan, Montgomery Co. AL, Private, 1st AL Cav. Application 16 Oct. 1920 by Mary Eugenia Duncan, Montgomery Co. AL, age 75 years 5 mos. 20 days, her husband enlisted April 1861 in Cavalry, private, Montgomery Mounted Rifles, 1st AL Con. Regt, served for war, wounded and taken prisoner, exchanged; her husband James McCall Duncan, married Robners? Spring, Eli-- Co. (MAD: cannot read handwriting, no date given, mar. 1866 in Autauga Co. AL from other sources); he died Coosada (?), 1878; living children: one dau., married, Mrs. Kate Duncan Tharine?; now living with daughter; owns town lot in Neargen?. Joint affidavit by Geo. W. Haits and Jno. B. Fuller who knew her 50 and 40 years, 16 Dec. 1920.
      DUNCAN, John A., widow Mrs. C.J. Duncan, Montgomery Co. AL, Private, Co.C, 24th AL Cav. Schedule of property, 9 May 1903, Mrs. C.J. Duncan. Application 3 May 1915, Montgomery Co. AL, P.O. Fleta, Mrs. C.J. Duncan, widow of John A. Duncan, private, 53rd (29th? Battalion) of Harmans Brigade, she b. Wetusington??, Dublin Co. NC, 29 Dec. 1829, being 86 years old, now on pension in Montgomery Co. #39103. Appl. 22 June 1916, Mrs. C.J. Duncan, widow of John A. Duncan, age 87 years 0 months 22 days, pension #37821; witness A.G. Duncan. Appl. 8 April 1897 by John A. Duncan, Private, Co.C, 24th Battalion of AL, P.O. Fleta, farmer. Appl. 6 March 1896 by John A. Duncan, Private, 24th AL Battalion. Appl. 1 May 1895, now age 74 years, feeble health, Co. C, 24th Regt. AL. Appl. 28 May 1898, Co.C, 24th Bat. of Harman's Brigade, Wheelers Corp. Appl. 18 March 1899, Private Co.C, 24th Caval., enlisted Oct. 1863 at Sandy Ridge, Lowndes Co. AL, discharged May 1865, now age 76; witness W.J. Sellers, D.E. Huffman. Appl. 9 May 1903, C.J. Duncan, widow of Jno. A. Duncan, Private, Co.C, 24th AL Cav. Battalion Vols., her husband died 31 March 1903; witness D.E. Huffman, W.J. Sellers.
            Letter in C.F. Duncan papers. Mrs. C.J. Duncan, unable to go to Montgomery to appear before the pension board; this applicant is the widow of Jno. A. Duncan (who) died 1903. /s/ Thomas Duncan, MD., July 6, 1903, Fleta, AL. (MAD: Fleeta, Montgomery Co. AL)
 

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