Israil P Abbott Union Cavalry 1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry
Israil P Abbott Confederate Cavalry 10th Regiment, Alabama Cavalry Age: 18 Birthplace: Walker Co., AL Occupation: Farmer Rank at enlistment: Private Company Assignment: A 4/7/1865 Enlisted Stevenson, AL 4/18/1865 Mustered In Nashville, TN 6/18/1865 Died Nashville, TN Died in hospital due to chronic diarrhea. Originally buried in grave #219, Huntsville Cemetary and later reinterre
This is the same man.I didn't have time to run it all down for you, but please take a look at TAN25-12 and TAN26-7, issues of The Abbott Newsletter, at http://home.earthlink.net/~tanline/TAN.htmlhttp://home.earthlink.net/~tanline/TAN.html
Hiel C. Abbott, also in your list, is his brother.These men came from a part of Alabama with mixed feelings and loyalties about the war.From our discussions at our reunions, Isreal apparently deserted the CSA in the latter stages of the war and joined the Ala 1st along with a number of other solders from Walker and particularly Winston county, which was known as the "Free state of Winston" because of its pro-Union politics.
The August issue of The Abbott Newsletter will have a little more on Isreal and I am sure there will be more discussion at the Labor Day reunion. Larry Abbott