Charles C. Frierson, Lieutenant and Ensign, Co. F, 15th Mississippi Infantry

1837

  • January 7: Charles Curin Frierson is born to parents Edward and Sarah Frierson.

1850

  • September 9: United States Federal Census taken in Lafayette County, Mississippi shows 12 year old Charles living with his parents and siblings. His father is a farmer.

1856

  • Charles Currin Frierson is listed as a Junior classman at the University of Mississippi.

1860

  • September 10: United States Federal Census taken in Lafayette County, Mississippi shows 22 year old Charles living with his parents.

1861

  • May 26: At Corinth, Mississippi, Charles mustered into Co. B 15th Mississippi Infantry, Confederate.
  • July and August: Company Muster Roll. Absent.  Remarks “on Furlough.”

1862

  • December 31 – April 30: Company Muster Roll.  Present.  Remarks “Appointed 4th Sgt 26 Feb 1862.”
  • April 30 – August 31:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • September and October:  Company Muster Roll. Absent.  Remarks “home sick left us at Davis Mills Mississippi in Sept.”
  • November and December:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1863

  • May and June:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • July and August:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • September and October:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • November and December:  Company Muster Roll. Present.

1864

  • March and April:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.  Remarks “Detailed as Ordinance Sergt Temporarily 15th Miss Regt 20 Dec 63 by order Genl Adams No. order not known.”
  • July and August:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • November 30: Fought in the Battle of Franklin.
  • December 17: Captured at Franklin during the Confederate retreat.

1865

  • February 6: Charles is listed as a patient in US Hospital no. 1 in Nashville. His diagnosis is “VS fract rt hip and thigh”
  • February 10: Appears on a roll of prisoners of war at Louisville, Kentucky being transferred to Camp Chase, Ohio. He was received at Camp Chase two days later.

1880

  • June: The United States Federal Census shows Charles, a farmer, living in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi.

1897

  • July 30: Charles Currin Frierson dies. He is buried at Grange Cemetery in Coahoma County, Mississippi.