TRAXLER in the Confederate Army
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Various sources including The Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System – http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ Provided me with surname TRAXLER in the Confederate Army. I can identify four of them. Anyone know who the others were? LOUISIANA: ——— Traxler, E. 26th Regiment, Louisiana … Continue reading

Thomas E.D. Traxler – PVT Company G, 39th Mississippi Infantry
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My 2nd Great Grandfather, Thomas Enoch David Traxler was killed at the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. He was a private in Company G, 39th Mississippi Infantry which during the battle was attached to Sears’ Brigade. Their position was on the … Continue reading

The Bordens
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I knew that Gail Borden (1801-1874) (inventor of condensed milk -> Borden Milk Company) was married to Penelope Mercer (1811-1844) my 1st cousin 4x removed. While reading about him I found a mention that he was distantly related to Lizzie … Continue reading

The Scots
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Years ago I was browsing the Science Fiction/Fantasy section of a book store and came upon a book titled “Outlander” by Diana Gabaldon. Excellent book. It wasn’t until later I found out that it’s placement in the SF/F section was … Continue reading