Albert L. Cheairs

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A. L. Cheairs
Belonged to Co. K.
154th Tenn. Inf.
Smith's Brig.
Cheatham's Div.
Full Name: Albert L. Cheairs
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 3 (B)
Row:G  Number:5
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: March 26, 1842 
Died: April 2, 1918 
Burial Date: April 3, 1918 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Tennessee 
Occupation: Farmer and Merchant 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1884 
Residence: Corrigan, Polk Co., Texas 
Admitted To Home: October 22, 1900 
Religion: Methodist 
Army: Tennessee 
Division: Cheatham's 
Brigade: Smith's 

CHEAIRS, ALBERT L. (1842~1918)Albert L. Cheairs was born on March 26, 1842 in Hardeman, Tennessee. He enlisted in the Confederate Army in April of 1861 in Smith's Brigade, Sheathim's Division, Polk's Corps, Army of Tennessee. He was wounded at Shiloh, captured at the Battle of Missionary Ridge, and imprisoned at Rock Island for fifteen months. He was paroled in March of 1865.

He married Prudence Higgs on January 10, 1866. Prudence was born in 1845. They had one child named Edwin Cheairs born in October of 1868 in Tennessee who married a woman named Georgia. They had one child named Ora Cheairs born in July of 1899 in Polk County, Tennessee.

Information provided by David C. Ellis, a relative of Albert Cheairs

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