Private William C. Grissett, Co. C, 57th Alabama Infantry, CSA

1824

  • William Calvin Grissett was born in Columbus County, NC.

1840

  • William Grissett married Catherine Strickland.

1850

  • December 7: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Pike County, AL showed William, a farmer, and Catherine living with their 4 children: Marion, William, Mahala and John.

1852

  • January 1: William purchased 39.89 acres of land in Pike County, AL.

1860

  • July 31: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Pike County, AL showed William, a farmer, and his wife Catherine living with their 9 children: Marion, William, Ann M, John, Thomas, Emily, George, Elizabeth and Catherine.

1863

  • September 1: William enlisted in the C.S. Army in Pike County, AL.

1864

  • November 30: William was killed in action at the Battle of Franklin. Buried at the McGavock Confederate Cemetery. A1 #126