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1850 Cen Laud Co AL [Garrett p. C-72] hh # /1003
[in home of mother Sinia Hollis GIST]
Gist, Davy (twin) 12 AL
went to Mississippi County AR (later Craighead Co.)
GIST, DAVID CROCKETT -PVTCo E 5th Arkansas Regiment CSA"The Fighting Fifth"
Enlisted 26 Jun 1861 at Gainesville, Greene County, AR. Joined for duty 27Jun1861 at Pocahontas for 11 months and was transferred to the CSA on the same date and was mustered by D.C.Cross.
He was captured 9 Oct 1862 at the Battle of Perryville, [Harrodsburg] KY and was shipped to Vicksburg, MS via Cairo, IL. His age at this time was given as 23. One card shows him as DAVID CROCKETT GIST. (He was evidently paroled at Vicksburg, but the records do not indicate this.)
Nov-Dec1863 - Wounded at Ringgold, GA 27Nov1863 [Chattanooga, Tenn. and Ringgold, GA Campaign]
Jan-Feb1864 - Again listed as present.
31Aug1864 - Killed at the Battle of Jonesborough, Georgia
The Battle of Ringgold Gap