Ploughboys Sponsor 1864 Christmas In Fayetteville at Heritage Square

Have you ever wondered what Christmas was like during the period of the War Between the States?  Now you can find out.   The Woman’s Club of Fayetteville is going to hold a special event on Saturday, December 13th from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Heritage Square on Dick Street in Fayetteville.  You will have the opportunity to tour through a house that was standing during the Christmas of 1864, and to hear informative presentations on family life and soldier life.   The Cumberland Plough Boys Camp is proud to sponsor this event.   You may read more in this article from the Fayetteville Observer.

Hugh Jones

Hugh Jones
February 19, 1835 – December 1, 1898

1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
June 1, 1861 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
24th North Carolina Regiment, Company F
Rank: Private
March 16 1865 – Captured at or near Fayetteville NC
April 10, 1865 – Confined at Hart’s Island New York Harbor
June 19-20, 1865 – Released after taking the Oath of Allegiance

Parents
Owen Jones 1797-1860
Clara Smith 1799-1880

Siblings
Nancy Ann Jones 1817-1881
Isham Jones 1819-1880
Hardy Jones 1821-1901        24th NC Co F
Elizabeth Jones 1825
Emaline Jones 1832-1892
Sarah Jones 1833-1913
Matilda Jones 1839-1914
Hayes Jones 1841-1912        24th NC Co F
Sarah A. Jones 1844-1911

Wife
Elizabeth Ann Williamson 1841-1924

Children
Angus O. Jones 1865-1934
Miles Coston Jones 1867-1907
Laura Jane Jones 1871-1929
Nancy Catherine Jones 1875-1950

Burial
Hardy Jones Family Cemetery
Accessed from Jake Road
Can best be seen from Roebud Road
Cumberland County, NC

Hugh Jones Grave

Hugh Jones Grave

Alexander Biggs

Alexander Biggs
October 3, 1839 – February 19, 1905

1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
January 17, 1865 – Enlisted at Fayetteville, NC
3rd North Carolina Detailed Men, Company A
Rank: Private

Parents
William Biggs 1805-1870
Catherine Glove 1797-1848

Siblings
Mary Jane Biggs 1815
Benjamin Biggs 1822-1890
John Blount Biggs 1825-1865
Daniel Biggs 1829-1911        2nd Bat NC Local Def, Co E
Eli Biggs 1829
Ann Jane Biggs 1831-1862
William Fletcher Biggs 1833
Lovedy Biggs 1834
James Biggs 1836
Hector Biggs 1841-1908
Elizabeth Biggs 1843

Wife
Lila C. Gibson 1843-1871

Children
John Summerfield Biggs 1863-1932
Roxanna Biggs 1865-1919
James B. Biggs 1868-1905

Wife
Martha Jane Gibson 1852-1912

Children
Walter Leak Biggs 1874-1948
Murphy Armfield Biggs 1876-1942

Burial
Cumberland Cemetery
Bingham Drive
Fayetteville, NC

Alexander Biggs Grave

Alexander Biggs Grave

Stephen Vaughn

Stephen Vaughn
1832 – 1899

1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
September 2, 1863 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
2nd Battalion North Carolina Local Defense, Company D
Rank: Private
Present or Accounted for through December 1864

Parents
Gideon Vaughn 1792-1857
Charity Babb 1796-1876

Siblings
Green Vaughn 1814
William Babb Vaughn 1816
John Vaughn 1817
Angelina Vaughn 1818
Johnson Vaughn 1820
Quinnie Vaughn 1823-1903
Katherine Vaughn 1824
Acquilla Vaughn 1826
James Christopher Vaughn 1828-1915    2nd Bat NC Local Def, Co D
Jenny Vaughn 1830-1865
Penelope Vaughn 1831
Elijah Ruffin Vaughn 1833-1925        2nd Bat NC Local Def, Co D
Fannie Warren Vaughn 1836-1896

Wife
Margaret Woodell 1836-1918

Children
Stansey Vaughn 1868
Margaret A. Vaughn 1870
Stephen Walton Vaughn 1872-1955
Mary I. Vaughn 1872
Augustus Vaughn 1876

Burial
Cumberland Cemetery
Bingham Drive
Fayetteville, NC

Stephen Vaughn Grave

Stephen Vaughn Grave

Duncan L. Henderson

Duncan L. Henderson
May 15, 1825 – December 3, 1902

1860 Residence:  Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
January 17, 1865 – Enlisted at Fayetteville, NC
3rd North Carolina Detailed Men, Company A
Cumberland County Battalion
Rank:  Private

Parents
Unknown

Siblings
Ann Henderson  1832

Wife
Margaret Arnett 1831-1906

Children
Thomas M. Henderson  1854
James A. Henderson  1856-1926
Duncan Sinclair Henderson  1858-1933
Effie Ann Henderson  1861
Sarah Catherine Henderson  1864-1938
Hattie T. Henderson  1866-1949
Mary Alice Henderson  1867-1939
Daniel R. Henderson  1870-1934
Margaret J. Henderson  1871

Burial
Hope Mills Cemetery
Legion Road
Hope Mills, NC

Duncan L. Henderson Grave

Duncan L. Henderson Grave

William Streety Fisher

William Streety Fisher
August 10, 1826 – September 9, 1904

Alternative Spelling, William S. Fisher
1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
June 4, 1861 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
3rd North Carolina Regiment, Company C
Rank: Private
November 27-28, 1863 – Wounded at Payne’s Farm, VA
December 4, 1863 – Furloughed
February 4, 1864 – Detailed to Captain Samuel B Waters’
Company, Provost Guard, Raleigh, NC
Reported on Detail through December 1864

Parents
Reuben Fisher 1780-1828
Margaret Streety 1784-1850

Siblings
Mary Fisher 1800-1868
William Fisher 1801-1880
Sarah C. Fisher 1805-1860
Elijah Fisher 1807-1884
Anna Mariah Fisher 1809
Elizabeth Fisher 1811
Daniel Fisher 1816
Thomas Fisher 1818-1895
Reuben Fisher 1821-1895
Charity Fisher 1824

Wife
Susan Bordeaux 1834-1876

Children
James Washington Fisher 1854-1923
William Gaston Fisher 1856-1874
Lucinda Fisher 1857-1928
Hepsy Fisher 1860-1936
Susanna Fisher 1861-1885
Margaret Alice Fisher 1866-1911
Effie Jane Fisher 1868-1946
Ellen Fisher 1870-1948
John Bunyan Fisher 1872-1952
Robert Lee Fisher 1874-1948

Wife
Nancy Culbreth 1846-1920

Children
Sarah C. Fisher 1878-1908
Henry Streeter Fisher 1880-1964
Nivin Thomas Fisher 1881-1937
Sabra Elisabeth Fisher 1886-1940
Walter L. Fisher 1889-1910

Burial
Mount Pisgah Church Cemetery
Fayetteville, NC

William Streety Fisher Grave

William Streety Fisher Grave

Haywood McLemore

Haywood McLemore
September 9, 1845 – May 3, 1910

1860 Residence: Sampson County, NC

Military Record
August 17, 1863 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
2nd Battalion North Carolina Local Defense Troops, Company B
Rank: Private
Present or accounted for on company muster rolls through December 1864
February 18, 1865 – Admitted to hospital at Wilmington
February 20, 1865 – Transferred to another hospital

Parents
Amos McLemore 1803-1880
Jemima Simmons 1809-1904

Siblings
Mary McLemore 1839-1873
Anna McLemore 1840
Lofton Hayes McLemore 1844-1906      2nd NC 2nd Co E
Edward C. McLemore 1847

Wife
Mary Ann Simmons 1864-1934

Children
Ab C. McLemore 1885
Edgar Lonnie McLemore 1889-1943
Ozzie Letchford McLemore 1893
Beulah Catherine McLemore 1896-1945
Lula F. McLemore 1899-1957
Mamie L. McLemore 1901-1972
Attas Marvin McLemore 1903-1961

Burial
McMillan Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Wade, NC

Haywood McLemore Grave

Haywood McLemore Grave

Loyd Holmes Sutton

Loyd Holmes Sutton
February 2, 1847 – September 25, 1919

Alternate Spelling: Loyd H. Sutton
1860 Residence: Bladen County, NC

Military Record
January 17, 1865 – Enlisted at Fayetteville, NC
3rd North Carolina Detailed Men, Company B
Rank: Private

Parents
John Bunyon Sutton 1821-1864        18th NC Co A
Elizabeth Ann Jones 1821-1860

Siblings
John Owen Sutton 1848-1921
George W. Sutton 1850-1932
Nancy Jane Sutton 1852-1919
Sabrie Elizabeth Sutton 1852-1919
Lucinda Sutton 1853-1915
Quincy B. Sutton 1858-1898
Saloma C. Sutton 1860-1939

Wife
Margaret Ann Hall 1847-1936

Children
Janie Sutton 1872
Daniel Mack Sutton 1873-1938
Thomas Settles Sutton 1876-1955
Maggie Lee Sutton 1879-1928
Mary Susan Sutton 1883-1949
Rosia Sutton 1885
Charlie Bussion Sutton 1885-1962
Doshie Sutton 1886-1968
Katie Sutton 1891
Hattie Louise 1894-1933

Burial
Lemon Springs Methodist Church Cemetery
Sanford, NC

Loyd Holmes Sutton Grave

Loyd Holmes Sutton Grave

Neill McNeill

Neill McNeill
November 4, 1841 – March 17, 1918

1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
April 17, 1861 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
1st North Carolina Infantry, Company H
Rank: Private
November 12-13, 1861 – Mustered Out
June 11, 1862 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
63rd North Carolina Regiment, Company A
also known as 5th North Carolina Cavalry, Company A
Present or Accounted for through August, 1864

Parents
Hector McNeill 1808-1900
Mary McNeill 1815-1893

Siblings
Sarah McNeill 1835-1913
Margaret B. McNeill 1837
Ann McNeill 1838
Alexander McNeill 1843-1920
Daniel McNeill 1845-1865        36th NC 3rd Co B
Mary McNeill 1847-1934
James W. McNeill 1849-1929
Hector McNeill, Jr. 1855-1858
Flora McNeill 1857-1939

Wife
Virginia K. McNatt 1851-1902

Children
James Graham McNeill 1882-1885
Mary Janette McNeill 1884-1963

Burial
Big Rockfish Cemetery
Hope Mills, NC

Neill McNeill Grave

Neill McNeill Grave

Isaac Blackman Autry

Isaac Blackman Autry
1845 – May 23, 1865

1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
April 1, 1863 – Enlisted at Lenoir County, NC
24th North Carolina Regiment, Company F
Rank: Private
April 1, 1865 – Captured at South Side Railroad, VA
April 17, 1865 – Confined at Old Capitol Prison, Washington D.C.
May 11, 1865 – Transferred to Elmira, NY
May 23, 1865 – Died at Elmira, NY of penumonia

Parents
Newsom A. Autry 1780-1853
Clarra Bedsole 1810-1880

Siblings
Annie Mariah Autry 1827-1898
Calvin Stephen Autry 1836-1861        24th NC Co F
Clarkie Autry 1840
Marshall Thomas Autry 1842-1919        24th NC Co F

Never Married

Burial
Woodlawn National Cemetery
Grave #2931
Elmira, NY