C. C. Gannaway

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C. C. Gannaway
Co. D. 28. Miss. Cav.
Stark's Brig. Chalmer's
Div. Tenn. Army
Full Name: C. C. Gannaway
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:W  Number:27
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1846 
Died: December 24, 1928 
Burial Date: December 26, 1928 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Mississippi 
Occupation: Teacher 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1876 
Residence: Columbus, Texas 
Admitted To Home: June 24, 1927 
Religion: Baptist 
Army: Tennessee 
Division: Chalmer's 
Brigade: Stark's 
Regiment: 28th Mississippi Cav. 

GANNAWAY, Christopher Columbus (1846-1928) ~ Christopher Columbus Gannaway was born in Mississippi in 1846. At the start of the war, Gannaway joined Co. D 28th Mississippi Calvary in Starks Brigade of the Chalmers Division. He was honorably discharged from the service on May 8, 1865. Eleven years later, in 1876, Gannaway moved to Texas and resided in Columbus, Brazos County, where he was a school teacher. On June 24, 1927, he was admitted to the Confederate Mens Home in Austin, TX and died there on December 24, 1928. He was buried two days later in the Texas State Cemetery.
Sources: Confederate Home Roster, Pension Application

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