Owen L. Conerly, Sergeant, Co. E, 33rd Mississippi, Confederate

1830

  • September 15:  Owen Lewis Conerly is born in Pike County, Mississippi to Cullen and Lavisa Conerly.

1850 

  • August 31:  The United States Federal Census taken in Pike County, Mississippi shows 19 year old Owen, a student, living with his parents and siblings. His father, Cullen, is a prosperous farmer, owning 17 slaves. Cullen Conerly also owned a sawmill, a grist mill and a cotton gin.

(Btwn 1850-60)

  • Owen marries Saleta Warner.

1860 

  • July 11: The United States Federal Census taken in Washington Parish, Louisiana shows Owen, a farmer, living with his wife and children.

1862 

  • May 4:  Owen L. Conerly enlisted in the Confederate Army in Holmesville, Amite County, Mississippi.
  • March 10 – August 31:  Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “Bounty due.”
  • November & December:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1863 

  • March & April:  Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • May & June:  Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • July & August:  Company Muster Roll. Absent.  Remarks “Absent in detached service”
  • September & October:  Company Muster Roll.  Absent.  Remarks “Absent on detached service”
  • November & December: Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “On detached service”

1864 

  • March & April: Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “Detached Aug 16 1863 by circular order 4 Genl Johnston 4 months pay due”
  • July & August:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • November 30: Owen is killed in action at the Battle of Franklin. He is buried at the McGavock Confederate Cemetery in Franklin. Plot 47, Grave 386.