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Henry Powell Military Clarks Regiment Confederate







Charles Powell The Elder Estate Inventory 1744

Stafford County Virginia - Will Book 1729-1747

We the subscribers have met at the house of Elizabeth Powell and have valued the estate of Charles Powell, deceased, according to the order of the court. Wm.Whitson, Alexander Nelson, Edward Bethel

9 head of cattle
a mare and a colt
a horse, bridle and saddle, and two bridles
a parcel of hogs
an old bed, bedstead, other furniture
2 beds, bedsteads, and other furniture
a cupboard and a chest
a parcel of books
2 bottles and some iron
glass cutter
parcel of lumber
case knives and forks
grinding wheel
a parcel of pewter
a parcel of lumber, binder hooks, and a stamp
2 small bags of leather
2 old chests
3 pots and pot hooks, a frying pan, and a kettle
an iron chain and a pound of shot
2 bags and a wallet, and a drawing knife
a sugar box
Total Value 37 - 8 Shilling - 3 Pence
At a court held for Stafford County February 2, 1744, this inventory and appraisement of the estate of Charles Powell, deceased, being returned and admitted to record.
Test. H. Tyler
On May 16, 1746 the appraisers amended the estate to include 41 hogs and a small parcel of lumber.
Note: Charles Powell died April 30, 1744 and his estate was appraised February 2, 1744. Britain did not adopt our present calendar until 1753. In 1744 March 1 was the first day of the year, therefore April was the second month and February was the last month of 1744. Amounts were listed but illegible.

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The Charles Powel Bible

Edinburgh
Alexander Kincade, His Majesty's Printer
MDCCLXXV
Children of Charles Powel, Sr.
Agathy Powel was born November 3, 1765
Lewsey Powel was born September 26, 1767
Anthoney Powel was born November 19, 1769
Rhoda Powel was born march 9, 1772
Charles Powel was born July 5, 1774
Lewis Powel was born October 29, 1776
Mary Ann Powel was born July 30, 1779
Sarah Powel was born February 1, 1782
Children of Charles Powel, Jr. (& Leah)

Sarah (Sally) Powel was born October 5, 1798
Lewis Powel was born September 27, 1800
Henry Powel was born May 3, 1802
John Powel was born June 19, 1803
David Powel was born March 11, 1805
Jacob Powel was born January 18, 1807
Cyrus Powel was born October 31, 1808
Polly Powel was born October 1, 1810
Walton Powel was born January 24, 1812
Elijah Powel was born March 15, 1813
Elisha Powel was born March 15, 1815
Goldman Powel was born April 11, 1817

Charles Powel's decease was June the 9th day 1819
Leah Powel's decease was July the 19th day 1827

Charles Powel-His book
God gave him Grace Therein to look


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Powell Bible Story

Our information from the Powell Bible was copied from the Bible in the possession of David Jackson McWilliams, 2508 Rio Grande, Austin, Texas in 1938. David McWilliams was a grandson of Sarah Catherine Powell and Rev. Henry T. Hart, and a great-grandson of Dr. David Powell. The information was given to Searcy Ballard Powell and his wife, Tinnie Byrd Powell, who resided in Wilson, Oklahoma, where he was president of the bank at that time, 1938. Searcy Powell was a son of Thomas Jefferson Powell (1847-1904) and his wife, Alice Miller Powell. Thomas Powell and Sarah Catherine Hart were brother and sister. In 1958 William Garland Button, great-grandson of Polly Powell Mallone, received the Powell Bible information from Tinnie Byrd Powell. At that time David McWilliams no longer lived at the Austin address. *****
We are searching for the Powell Bible. If anyone can help with any clues as the whereabouts of any descendants of Sarah Catherine Powell Hart, her daughter who married the mysterious Mr. McWilliams, or David Jackson McWilliams of Austin, Texas, please contact Fleta Aday Mail Us

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Anthony Gholson Jr. Estate Inventory

Halifax County Virginia Will Book 2 Page 315
Appraisers John Dickie, Robert Stanfield and James Watkins Dated April 3, 1780, In current money
(Current Money was Pounds)
3 Feather bedes and furniture 450
2 syths 30
1 Womans saddle 100
3 tubs 9
1 Chest and lock 6
2 Meal bagg and sifter 12
1 Chast 2
6 Cheers 10
1 Table 3
Parcell of Pewter 400
Parcell of S(L?)umber &
Box Iron and healers 50
1 looking glass 2
1 Butter Pott 9
Parcell Books20
2 Razors & case 10
Parcell Knives & forks 10
Loom & Geen? 40
2 Cotton Wheels and Cards 20
1 Mans saddle 30
Water vessels 9
2 Potts and Duch Oven &
2 Hooks and frying pan 150
1 grind stone 60
Parcell Barrils and S(L?)umber 30
Negro Man Daniel 2000
Negro Man Harrey 3000
Negro Man Bobb 2000
Negro Man Cupid 3000
Negro Sue & Child 3500
Negro Woman Phillis 3000
Negro Pender do & Child 4000
Negro do Bell & Child 2000
Negro Boy Adam 2000
Negro Boy Tom 2000
Negro Boy Peter 1500
Negro Girl Milley 800
Plantation tools 133
1 gray Horse Dash
& Bay Mare 1 Greer 600
1 Black Mare 550
1 Bay Colt 700
2 Cow hides 50
1 Colt 15
Stocks of Hogs 150
Stocks of Cattle 690

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Charles Powell Sr. Military Records

Continental Line Spotsylvania County VA Militia
Halifax County VA Militia The Story of Charles Powell in the Revolution


Charles Powell In the First Artillery Continental Troops

Extracted from National Archives Records

Appointed January 3, 1777, for 3 years
At Valley Forge June 3, 1778 , Pay rate $9 a month paid in New York currency, in 1778
At Camp White Plains August 8, 1778
Sick in Camp at Camp Fredericksburg October 1, 1778
Promoted to Sergeant October 1, 1778 Pay rate $10
At Camp Pluckamin December 21, 1778
At Middle Brook June 3, 1779
At Camp Smith's Clove July 4, 1779
At New Windsor August 3, 1779
Discharged January 10, 1780 - Morristown, New Jersey
Wrost Winter of 1780 aritcle at The History Net

On Sept. 1, 1783 Charles Powell signed as recieving 79 Pounds, 8 sh., 5 pn.







Charles Powell In the Spotsylvania County Militia

Spotsylvania County Patriots 1774-1786

Published by Virginia Book Company

During the fall of 1776, the members of seven companies of Spotsylvania County Militia became incenced at the requirement to attend general musters at the Courthouse in Fredericksburg. Because of the the militiamen resolved to petition for the privilege of attending musters in a more central location....... Misspellings and abbreviations are just as they appear on the petitions.
Captains Stubblefield's Company

Beverley Williams, Harry Stubblefield, Jas Wiglesworth, Lewis Holladay, James Holladay, Abell Steers, William Wigleworth, John Smith, John Graves, Samuel Bullock, Clayton Coleman, William Brooks, Jos. Duarson, David Sandidge, Wm. Ehterton, W. Cason, Harris Coleman, John Chiles, Henry Chiles , William Blaydes , Jos. True, John Talbert, Phillip Daye, Jos. Etherton, David Pullaim, Thomas Gaddis, Henry Lane, Thos. Turner, Samuel Trainam, Thos. True, James Cason, Robt. Shepherd, John Knight, Wm. Purkins, James Wheeler, Phillip Johnson, Robt. Hart, John Canahan, Rolings Pullaim, Richd Murf, Charles Cosby, Thos. Ward, John Sanders, Mosis Wheeler, Charles Powel, Dudly Harris, Joel Lewis, Nickles Merriwether






Charles Powell In the Halifax County Militia

A list of the mens names belonging to Maj. Jones Battalion of Militia who have deserted, Distinguishing those who carried off their arms from those who did not, also those who deserted from their post. Cabin Point Feby. 23 1781 John Anderson,Judfood Parrott, John Pulliman, Macajah Simms, Ashwell Stone, Isham Turner, Elijah Parrott, Thomas Watkin, William Warmack, William Young, William Dye, William Taylor, Jacob Miller, John Foster, Thomas Whitlock, Reubin Graves, John Hall, Thomas Brooks, Joseph Peterson, William Davis Moses Turner, John Smithey, Robert Wade, Zacheriah Hill John Carter, Charles Powell, David Jones
Note: These are the 27 names of men from Halifax County on this list. Charles Powell is listed as taking his gun, bayonet, cartridge box, flint, and cartridges. Everyone on the list is listed as deserting "From Post". We have only the first page of this list. We do not know the total number off pages. This page contains 41 names with others from Buckingham, Bedford and Mecklenburg County.






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Sarah Vs. Charles Powell Sr.

Mercer County Kentucky Records
Judgment Box P #7 - S. Powell Vs. C. Powell
To the honorable the judge of the Mercer Circuit Court in Chancery, the presentation? of your oratrix, Sarah Powell, humbly complaining to your honor herewith that about forty years ago she unfortunately intermarried with a certain Charles Powell in the Commonwealth of Virginia by a marriage solemnized according to the then existing laws of that state. That she was at that time possessed of and invested with in her own right, one hundred acres of land in Spotsyvania County and afterwards received at the death of her father a legacy of personal estate and a female slave. She further states that at the time of the marriage ? the said Powell had no real estate and no personal estate except a horse and wearing apparel nor has he ever received to her knowledge and belief to the amount of 20 S. from any relation or by any legacy in donation whatever. She further states land aforesaid? has been long since sold and from the proceeds thereof and from the increase of the Negro aforesaid? the estate of said Powell hath accrued and negroated?? Your oratrix states that many years after the marriage aforesaid the said Deft. treated her with customary tenderness and affection and she states that she has uniformity treated him with that perfect? and affection which moral and social duty enjoined in her as a wife. But about four years ago the affection of the said Powell without any provocation on her part became alienated from your orartix and he has since treated her with cruelty and indignity which no patience could bear and which humanity? never ought to be subjected to. Your oratrix expressly charges that he has given her every reason to believe and she does believe that he has long lived in a state of fornication with negroess slaves, that he has indulged himself in her presence with every dalliance short of fornication with her female salves for more than eight months now. She expressly charges that he has repeatedly beaten her with his fists and with sticks in a cruel and unmerciful manner so as to endanger her life. That he has once attempted to smother her to death. That he is in the practice of dispersing the estate to which she has certainly in ? a claim equal to his and has lately bartered away a very valuable negro man at a vast under value for the purpose of possessing a negro girl as your oratrix readily believes for the use of prostitution. And in the mean time has refused to your oratrix the necessities of life, has banished her from his house and advertised her with a probation against any person dealing? with her. She further states that the said Charles has at this time the following property To Wit Track of land whereon he now resides in the County of Mercer containing upwards of one hundred acres, one negro by the name of Tom, one negro woman by the name of Liddy, one other by the name of Doray, one negro boy by the name of Jeffery, one by the name of Jorden, one negro girl by the name of Mirah, one negro boy by the name of Tony which is now in the possession of Nimrod Greenwood and that a certain William Hall is indebted to the said Charles in a large sum of money but the particular amount is not ascertained by her, (and a bond for 400 acres on one owing). She further states that the Deft. Charles is also in the possession and hath a right to valuable stocks of every kind To Wit Horses, Cows, Hogs, Sheep, and household furniture. She states that she and said Charles hath eight children all of whom are of full age and married and left their parents. She states that the Deft. Charles hath at different times and not long since beat and abused her with great cruelty and inhumanity and without any reasonable or justifiable cause and that he hath driven her from his bed and board and refuseth to make any kind of provision for her or in any way to afford her any relief or protection altho the Deft doth well knowest in equity he ought to furnish her with a reasonable alimony or support but now so it is and may it please your honors that he Deft Charles is almost constantly in a state of intoxication and making imprudent? and losing bargains to the great injury of his estate and at other times he gives it out in speeches that he will either sell his property and leave the state in a short time taking the proceeds of the sale with him, or that he will leave the state and take his negro with him and sale of the land to the end to defraud your oratrix of her alimony or support. All which actings and doings of the Deft. and his confederates are contrary to equity and justice and intended to defraud and injure your oratrix in this behalf. In tender consideration in hereof and for as much as your oratrix is remidless? in the premisses by the strict rules of the common law and can only find relief in the honorable court of Chancery where matters of this kind are properly heard and relief ? to the end therefore that justice may be done in the behalf she prays that the Deft. may be compelled to answer this bill and each allegation thereof on his corporal oath, in as full and complete manner as if the same was here again ? and interrogated. And she prays that by your decree to be pronounced herein, that the said defendant may be decreed to allow your oratrix her alimony or make such provision for her support on the equity of the case may require, and she prays of your honors your Commonwealth writ of subpena to compel an answer hereto and your commonwealths writ of injunction to restrain and enjoin the said defendant from selling or in any disposing of the said tract of land whereon he now resides and from selling or in any way dispossessing of the said negro or any of them To Wit Negro Tom, Liddy, Jeffery, Jorden, Miriah, Dorah, and Tony until the further order of the Deft. from leaving this state until the further order of this court and taking with him the said negro case can be heard by your honors, and she prays such other and further relief to the equity of her case may entitle her to and she ? duty bound will pray. J. L. Bridges Atty. for Complainant Mercer Circuit Court This day the within Complainant Sarah Powel Personally appears before me a justice of the peace for the said County and made oath that what she hath stated in the within bill from her own knowledge is true and what she hath stated from information about she believes to be also given under my hand the first of July 1807. Archibald Bilbo J. P. 1807 June Ingt & ne exeat? granted? &bond & security given June rule for answer? July rule for answer? contd Aug bill taken proven

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Sarah & Charles Powell Seperation Agreement

Mercer County Kentucky Deed Book
Article of agreement entered into this 13th day of August 1807 between Charles Powell Senior of the county of Mercer of the one part and Jer. Briscoe of the county the other part witnesseth that whereas some unhappy differences has taken place between me Charles Powell and my wife Sarah Powell which is the cause of her seeking protection amongst her children and her neighbors and in order that our disputes may come to a final issue and all matters adjusted between us and believing it to be a duty I owe to my wife as she has equally with myself bore the heat of the day in procuring the title property we now possess which she has not only the right to claim from her services rendered but from her possessing a considerable part when she intermarried with me and as she is now far advanced in years and very infirm and wishing her welfare and also to manifest to the world my upright intentions and in order that she may be well provided for. I covenant and agree and by those present do bind myself and heirs in the penal sum of six hundred pounds to deliver to Jeremiah Briscoe and to secure the same by a proper bill of sale five Negroes, to wit, Lid, a black woman 27 years old and Tony, Jeff, Jordain, and Mirah, children of said black woman except Tony, also the one half of my stock of cattle, sheep and hogs and the whole of the kitchen furniture, twenty barrels of indian corn to be paid next fall. Also one roan mare and two yearling colts, each bridled with a stirrup cross? , also one feather bed which she now has in her possession, all and every species of the aforesaid property. I do bind myself to warrant to aforesaid Jeremiah Briscoe and his heirs and for and in consideration of the said property the said Briscoe doth bind himself in the penal sum of six hundred pounds to pay to Sarah Powell the lawful interest due yearly on the sum of one thousand dollars and the sum of ten dollars part of the principal and what ever shall remain of the principal at the death of Sarah Powell to be paid to any person or persons she may by will authorize to receive it in eighteen months after her death with lawful interest due therein and if it should so happen that the said Sarah Powell should fail to bequeath her money the above way, in that case, the aforesaid Jer. Briscoe is bound to pay the aforesaid sum to the heirs of Charles Powell Senior in an equal proportion and in the same time as above named and in order that this instrument of writing may be fully understood it is expressedly named and agreed by Charles Powell Senior and Sarah his wife that the money be paid in different payments to be made in the lifetime of the said Sarah Powell is for her benefit and to be paid to her and her only and no other person as long as she lives and afterwards in the manner above named and all receipts given by her and properly attested shall be credited but all frauds in said receipts liable to detection if any should happen. It is also understood by Charles Powell and Sarah Powell his wife that the sum be paid to the Sarah Powell by the aforesaid Jeremiah Briscoe in constituted of all her dower and as full compensation from Charles Powell to his wife Sarah Powell and she does release the said Powell from every obligation he is under to her as a husband. In witness we have here unto set our hands and seals the date within.
Signed
Charles Powell Sr. Jeremiah Briscoe Sarah X Powell (her mark)
Test. Avery Dye } Fountery Dye } Robert Burton } mark
Note in margin of paper--Dec'd? to G. H. Briscoe Adm.? of Sarah Powell Dec'd August 1834. Mercer County, Kentucky Deed Book 6, Pages 372-376

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Charles Powell Sr. Inventory

Mercer County Kentucky
An Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of Charles Powell Dec'd. taken this 13th of July 1810
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Dollars Cents
108 acres of land at $3.50 per acre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$378.00
A quantity of oats and corn in the ground. . . . . . . . . . . . . 25.00
56 Hogs; $42 -- Eight sheep $8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50.00
One Bay Horse $40. One roan Horse $20. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60.00
One Bay Horse $2.50. One brindle Cow & Calf . . . . . . . . . . . 10.50
One Pied Cow & Calf $8. One white Cow & Calf $6 . . . . . . . . . 14.66
One Pied Heifer $4.50. One red Heifer $3. . . . . . . . . . . . . 7.50
One Cart $4. A quantity of Dry Corn $37 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41.00
One half bushel measure 50 cents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50
One Bar Jack Plough $3.35 . One shovel Plough $1. . . . . . . . . 4.33
One mans Saddle $10. One bed and furniture $13. . . . . . . . . . 23.00
One bed and furniture $16. One shot gun $5 . . . . . . . . . . . 21.00
One cupboard $16.66 . One Chest $2.75 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19.41
A quantity of Bed and wearing cloths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20.66
Two books. A razor & strap. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.50
A quantity of yarn $2.50. One Hat 25 cents. . . . . . . . . . . . 2.75
A parcel of leather $3. A pair of spectacles 25 cents . . . . . . 3.25
A pair of cotton cards 75 cents. Cupboard furniture $6 . . . . . 6.75
An old pair of Saddle bags & scythe & cradle . . . . . . . . . . . 1.12
A meal tub Hogs Head . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.00
One grindstone tools at $7. A number of carpenter tools $2 . . 9.00
One skillet $1. Chairs $1.25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.25
One colter? and two iron wedges. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.00
Three wheels & a reel $5.50 One table and a pair of cards? . . . 7.50
Drawing gurs? & potmettle? $2.50. Wooden vessels? $2.50 . . . . . 5.00
One churn and table basin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2.00
A Cann? and fat tub . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.50
A quantity of bacon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.00
A stone hammer and trowels . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.50
Amount . . . . . 738.695/6
Arch. Bilbo}
Nimrod Greenwood}
John Goodnight} Aps.
Robt. Burton}
NOTE: Paper found in Charles Powell file in Mercer County Historical Society records. Transcribed by Fleta Aday. Total should be $ 738.695/6

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Henry Goldman Will

Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
Book C, pages 116-118, Proved April, 1781
In the name of God Amen, I Henry Goldman of the County of Mecklenburg in the State of North Carolina, being sick in body but of perfect mind and memory thanks be given to God calling into mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for men born to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament. That is to say principally and first of all, I give and comment my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth to be buried in a decent Christian burial at the discretion of my executors, nothing doubting but at the gospel resurrection I shall rise in the same again by the mighty power of God, and as to my just worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me with in this life I give, devise, and dispose in the following manner and form. First, I give and bequeath to my dearly beloved sons, Henry Goldman and John Goldman, my plantation to be divided between them equally, but with two conditions-Henry Goldman is to enjoy the lower part and John Goldman the upper part thereof likewise two horses and a plow with _____ is to be divided among them. Also I give and bequeath to my beloved son Charles my distill with the vessels there into belonging to have and to hold forever for his heirs, executors, and administrators forever. Also I give and bequeath to my dearly beloved daughter, Elizabeth Goldman, that piece or tract of land which I have in possession by virtue an entry adjoining the other lands of my plantation containing sixty acres to have and to hold this same tract of land unto the said Elizabeth Goldman and to her executors and administrators forever, but my plantation above mentioned with two horses and plow bequeathed to my two sons, Henry and John Goldman in the first article of my last will are bequeathed to them and their heirs, executors and administrators I affirm forever but if my children do not stay on the place, the two horses and plow are to be sold. Further whereas five of my dearly beloved children viz. John Goldman, Catherine Goldman, Rachel Goldman, Leah Goldman, and Martha Goldman are not taught or instructed yet in the principles of Christian religion, I give and bequeath to them the full sum of 15 pounds sterling or the value thereof to be employed by my executors to thorough instruction of them in the articles of Christianity and I do hereby charge my executors to take a particular care of them to cause them to be sent to a Christian school to be taught as above said. Further, I give and bequeath to my dearly beloved daughter, Catherine Goldman, my bed and bedstead with it's furniture and a black silk handkerchief. I also give and bequeath to my beloved daughter, Mary, a black hat, a mantle, a bed with bedstead with it's furniture. Further, the house pots shall remain on the place in case the children stay on the same and the pewter. Otherwise to be divided in equal. Finally all the rest of my movable goods and effects are to be sold or appraised and everyone of my children shall have equal shares of all singular. My goods and effects herein bequeathed which all is to be appraised so that the inheritance of one may not exceed the inheritance of the other except what is mentioned for the instruction of my children named in it's proper place. Lastly, I constitute make and ordain William Irwin and Mathias Mitchell executors of this my last will and testament and I do hereby utterly disavow and revoke and disconnect all and every other former testaments, wills, bequeaths and executors by me in any before written will and bequeaths, testifying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament as witnessed thereof, I have set my hand and seal this 20th day of January in the year of the Lord 1781. Signed, sealed, published, pronounced by the said Henry Goldman as his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto recorded our names.
Henry Irwin
Vynesery Blevin?
Hercules Kronkright (seal)

Henry Goldman (seal)

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Henry Powell Confederate Military Record

The Story of Henry & John Powell in the Confederate Army
Henry Powell Family - Kentucky - Schuyler Co. MO - Bates Co. MO
Clark's Regiment Missouri Infantry
Enlisted August 23, 1862 - Discharged March 25, 1863
The record states:
I certify that I have carefully examined the said Henry Powell of Captain Bond's Co. and found him incapable of performing the duties of a soldier because of extreme old age and impaired vision. The said soldier is now in his sixty-first (61st) year and is of no benefit to the service. Discharged this 25th day of March 1863 at Fort Pleasant Ark. Brig? Clark's Regt. Ark. Signed, W. C. Boon (Surgeon)

On his discharge, Henry drew pay from 23 August 1862 to 26 March 1863 "being 7 months and 3 days at eleven dollars per month" ($78.10), for "traveling from Fort Pleasant Ark. (Little Rock) the place of discharge to Scotland County, Mo. the place of enrolment, being six hundred and fifty miles at ten cents per mile" ($65.00), and "for clothing not drawn in kind" ($38.07).

Army of the Confederate States
Certificate of Disability for Discharge

Henry Powell of Captain Bonds Company (B) of Clarks Regiment of Missouri Volunteers was enlisted by Lieut. Col. Blanton of Col. Proters Regiment of Confederate States troops in Scotland County Missouri on the 23rd day of August 1862 to serve one year. He was born in Mercer County Kentucky, is Sixty years of age, five feet eight inches high, complexion dark, eyes dark, hair gray and by occupation when enlisted a farmer. During the last two months said soldier has been unfit for duty.
March 14, '63
W. T. Bond Capt. Co. (B)
I certify that the winthin named Henry Powell ...is now entittled to discharge by reason of certificate of W. C. Boon Surgeon of Clarks Regt.
Approved by W. C. Boon Surgeon of Clarks Brig.
Approved by Lieut. Col. Buster Commander Clarks Regt.
Approved by J. B. Clark Col. Com. Brig.
Given in dupilicate at Fort Pleasant this 26th day of March '63
W. T. Bond
Com. Co.

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Clarks Regiment Confederate States

MISSOURI (9th) CLARK'S INFANTRY REGIMENT
After learning I had so many ancestors involved in the Battle of Prairie, I visited the Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Don Montgomery, Park Historian, sent the following information about Clark's Infantry from his records.

Ninth (Clark's) Infantry Regiment {also called 2nd Regiment} was organized in November, 1862, by consolidating the 8th Infantry Battalion and the Missouri companies of Clarkson's Missouri Cavalry Battalion The two Arkansas of this regiment seceded and merged into Buster's Arkansas Cavalry Battalion. The unit served in D. M. Frost's, J. B. Clark's, and C. S. Mitchell's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department. It fought at Prairie Grove, lost 4 killed and 108 wounded at Pleasant Hill, and sustained 52 casualties at Jenkins's Ferry. The regiment disbanded in the spring of 1865. Surrendered by General E. K. Smith, commanding Trans-Mississippi Department, on May 26, 1865.
Assignments:
All in Trans-Mississippi Departartment
Frost's Brigade, Hindman's Division, District of Arkansas, (December 1862-January 1863)
Clark's Brigade, Frost's Division, District of Arkansas, (May-June 1863)
Drayton's Brigade, Price's Division, District of Arkansas, (November 1863)
Parsons' - Burn's Brigade, Price's Division, District of Arkansas, (January-March 1864)
Burn's Brigade, Parson's Division, District of Arkansas, (March-April 1864)
Burn's Brigade, Parson's Division Detachment District of Arkansas, District of West Louisiana, (April 1864)
Burns' Brigade, Parson's Division, District of Arkansas, (April-September 1864)
1st Missouri Brigade, 1st Missouri Division, 2nd Corps, (September 1864-April 1865)
Battles:
Prairie Grove (December 7, 1862)
near Doniphan (March 21, 1863)
Red River Campaign (March-May 1864)
Pleasant Hill (April 9, 1864)
Camden Expedition (March-May 1864)
Jenkins's Ferry (April 30, 1864)
The Story of Henry & John Powell in the Confederate Army

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