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

1837

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

1850

  • September 9: U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Lafayette County, MS showed 12 year old Charles living with his parents and siblings. His father was a farmer.

1856

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

1860

  • September 10: U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Lafayette County, MS showed 22 year old Charles living with his parents.

1861

  • May 26: At Corinth, MS, 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 to 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 was listed as a patient in US Hospital no. 1 in Nashville. His diagnosis is “VS fract rt hip and thigh”
  • February 10: Appeared on a roll of prisoners of war at Louisville, KY being transferred to Camp Chase, OH. He was received at Camp Chase two days later.

1880

  • June: The U.S. Federal Census showed Charles, a farmer, living in Tallahatchie County, MS.

1897

  • July 30: Charles Currin Frierson died. He was buried at Grange Cemetery in Coahoma County, MS.