John L. Redman received 120 acres in Searcy Co in 1860 based on service in Lieut. Colonel John Ashe Alston's 3rd Regiment South Carolina Militia. He was a private in Captain Ford's Company. Warrant number 54841. In same Company was a William Redman.
Why it took him 45 years to get the land I don't know.
This is the John L. Redman shown 1850 and 1860 Searcy Co censuses. His daughter, Mary Fredonia, married Ben Bratton Jr and his son, John Jr. married Dorcas McLerran.