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Col. Samuel Slade Bell

Col. Samuel Slade Bell

Male 1834 - 1877  (~ 43 years)

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  • Name Samuel Slade Bell 
    Title Col. 
    Born Jun 1834  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1850  Madison County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1860  Mill Creek, Ashley, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military 16 Mar 1862  Hamburg, Ashley, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Enlisted as Capt. CSA, Co. A, 1st Reg., Trans-Mississippi. 
    Samuel Slade Bell
    Samuel Slade Bell
    Military 14 Jun 1862 
    Promoted to Maj., CSA. 
    Military 7 Dec 1862  Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Wounded in the hand at the battle of Prairie Grove.  
    Military 21 Dec 1862  Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Col., CSA, 37th Arkansas (Bell's Regiment Arkansas Infantry).  
    Military 4 Jul 1863  Helena, Phillips, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Taken prisoner at the Battle of Helena after being wounded in the knee. Sent to Johnson's Island, Alton, Illinois, as POW on 6 Aug 1863 and then to Baltimore on 9 Feb 1864. 
    Residence 1870  Hamburg, Ashley, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 26 Sep 1877  Hamburg, Ashley, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bell Plantation Cemetery, Ashley County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11950  Dickinson
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2014 

    Father Washington Lovett Bell,   b. 4 Apr 1803, New Bern, Craven, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1867, Hamburg, Ashley, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Sarah Turner,   b. 29 Feb 1807, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1844, Panola, Sumter, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt or Bef 1831  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Eliza Woodruff,   b. 17 Apr 1838, Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1911, Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 6 Jun 1866  Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Millie Bell,   b. Abt 1868, Portland, Ashley, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Mary Rolfe Bell,   b. 12 Jun 1870, Portland, Ashley, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1891, Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)  [Birth]
     3. Hattie Woodruff Bell,   b. 26 Jun 1872, Portland, Ashley, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1924, Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [Birth]
     4. Eva Woodruff Bell,   b. 1 Jun 1873, Portland, Ashley, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1966, Conway, Faulkner, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
     5. Francis B Bell,   b. 23 Jun 1874, Ashley County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1955, Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [Birth]
     6. Ruth Wilson Bell,   b. 1876, Ashley County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1877, Ashley County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F3372  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1850 - Madison County, Mississippi Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1860 - Mill Creek, Ashley, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlisted as Capt. CSA, Co. A, 1st Reg., Trans-Mississippi. - 16 Mar 1862 - Hamburg, Ashley, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Wounded in the hand at the battle of Prairie Grove. - 7 Dec 1862 - Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Taken prisoner at the Battle of Helena after being wounded in the knee. Sent to Johnson's Island, Alton, Illinois, as POW on 6 Aug 1863 and then to Baltimore on 9 Feb 1864. - 4 Jul 1863 - Helena, Phillips, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1870 - Hamburg, Ashley, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Sep 1877 - Hamburg, Ashley, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Samuel Slade Bell
    Samuel Slade Bell

    Histories
    Veterans: Confederate
    Veterans: Confederate

    We are a band of brothers, and native to the soil,
    Fighting for our Liberty with treasure, blood and toil;
    And when our rights were threaten'd, the cry rose near and far,
    Hurrah for the Bonnie Blue Flag, that bears a Single Star!


    The Bonnie Blue Flag
    Harry Macarthy

  • Sources 
    1. [S007856] 1850 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850), Census Place: , Madison, Mississippi; Roll: M432_376; Page: 162B; Image: 327.

    2. [S014287] 1860 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860), Census Place: Mill Creek, Ashley, Arkansas; Roll: M653_37; Page: 179; Image: 181; Family History Library Film: 803037.

    3. [S013899] 1870 United States Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1870), Census Place: Portland, Ashley, Arkansas; Roll: M593_47; Page: 208A; Image: 411; Family History Library Film: 545546.
      Samuel Bell/36
      Mary Bell/31
      Millie Bell/2
      Rolfe Bell/1/12
      John Edwards/18
      Henderson Shaw/14