Bios of Men and Women that served during "War Time"
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ESTES, Andrew Jackson "Jack"
B 02 October 1839 Meriwether County, GA
D November 1922 Baldwin County, GA
Buried in Estes Family Cemetery, Felton, Haralson County, GA
Enlisted on 8 July 1861 at Griffin, GA. He was at Lovingston Hospital, Winchester, VA from 8 Aug. 1862 - 18 Aug. 1862. He was wounded in the right shoulder on 29 April 1863 near Fredricksburg, VA. On 1 May 1863 he was at Chemborazo Hospital #2, Richmond, VA. On 6 Dec. 1863 he was told "This disability is of a permanent charcter rendering him unfit for field service". On 24 July 1864 he was on a "List of men permanently employed in St. Mary's Hospital, La Grange, GA." At the close of the war he was detailed at St. Mary's Hospital, La Grange, GA.
The records show that A J Estes was a Pvt. in Co. K 13th GA Inf. CSA.
AJ married Vernon Malissie Clark Nichols, a young widow, on 25 July 1864 in Harris County. They had 10 children. After the war they moved to AL, where AJ had a "brick yard", grist mill and farm.
AJ divorced Vernon and married Millie Tanner 31 July 1892 in Haralson County, GA. They had 13 children. AJ had a grist mill on the Tallapoosa River and is buried near the old home place, next to his wife (Millie) and daughter.
Submitted by Doris Estes Robbins 10-15-2002
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