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Brother Against Brother-The Civil War (1861-1865)


Name: John Hampton Sanders
Relationship: great-great-grandfather, maternal grandfather's family
Born: 1834, in Carroll Co, MS
Died: 1908, prob in or around Taylor co, TX
Side: Confederacy, possibly in TX

Married: Amanda Cotten in 1855
Father of six known children: William E, Dreury, Ardena "Deamie", James R, Georgia, Almer "Allie", and Emmer "Emma".

Name: William Calloway Sanders
Relationship: great-great-uncle, maternal grandfather's family
Born: 1838 in Carroll co, MS
Died: March 27, 1885 in Erath Co, TX
Side: Confederacy, TX
Notes: P.O.W. in Union "Bull Pen" located in Ft Arbuckle, Indian Territory (now Oklahoma). Also shot through both legs.

Married: Sarah Jane Wayland in 1858, Limestone co, TX
Father of eight known children: Margaret E, William Thomas, Frances N, Jefferson M, Sarah Addie, Fannie, Lula Bell, and Sue

Name: Henry Cosien Greene Scroggins
Relationship: great-great-great-grandfather, maternal grandmother's side
Born: March 17, 1841 in Liberty Springs, Van Buren, AR
Died: August 5, 1899 in Liberty Springs, Van Buren, AR
Burial: Aug 1899 in Old Liberty Cemetary, Scotland, Van Buren, AR.
Side: Union
Notes: 1st Battallion, Co B, Arkansas Infantry

Married: Drucilla White on October 30, 1861, and Elizabeth "Betts" Franklin on October 8, 1865 after death of first wife.

Father of Robert N Scroggins and two twin girls (Drucilla White) as well as 12 others: Green, George M, Rebecca "Becky" Jane, Thomas Henry, Nicie Ann, Jesse James, Malinda, Julia, Dora Belle, Mary B, Atha Ellen, and Abner Wylie.