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STOKES, Greenberry Jefferson, (Corporal, (Old) Company I, 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment, Sergeant, (New) Co D, 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment), Great-grandfather. Greenberry was born in Tennessee, February 12, 1839 and enlisted, April 25, 1861, as a member of the "Raccoon Roughs", the company organized by General John B. Gordon. He was wounded in Sharpsburg, Maryland (Battle of Antietam) September 17, 1862 and captured, September 21, 1863. He was sent to Camp Chase, Ohio, to Rock Island, Illinois and to Louisville, Kentucky to be exchanged. Greenberry Jefferson married Virginia Ann Dykes 1870 in Grundy county Tennessee. He later moved his family to Dade county, Georgia and lived there until his death, February 15, 1912. Greenberry J. and Virginia are buried in Sarah’s Chapel Cemetery in Dade County, Georgia. They had five children, Ollie E. Stokes, Walter Levi Stokes, Martha Maud Stokes, Nellie Barbara Stokes, Noah Lafayette Stokes. Contributed by Shirley Denney   Photo of Greenberry Jefferson Stokes

Greenberry Jefferson Stokes

Photo submitted by
Shirley Denney

STOKES, Lawson Henry, (Company I, 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment) Great Granduncle. Lawson H. Stokes was born about 1835 in Alabama and enlisted May 1861 in Montgomery (Long Island, Alabama), Co. I., his brother, Greenberry J. Stokes, enlisted in the same regiment. Lawson was discharged January 7, 1862 suffering from nostalgia. His discharge gives his age as 26, place of birth as DeKalb County, Alabama. Contributed by Shirley Denney  


On Feb. 5, 2003, James D. Allen, creator of this website passed away
There is no doubt that he would want the work on the
6th Alabama Infantry to go on.
With that in mind, this site is dedicated to him.
We miss you, Jimmy.

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