LEER DESCENDANTS IN CIVIL WAR
Description of Event
|Cumberland Furnace, TN - Civil War Era||Samuel/Anthony Van Leer||Describes industrial slavery, war activities in TN, and post-war period.|
|North Texas, Civil War Era||Samuel/Isaac/Wayne Van Leer||Refuge for Missouri guerrillas during war; desperados and gunslingers after war.|
|Missouri 1864||Samuel/Isaac/Wayne/Anthony Wayne Van Leer||Photo show of Missouri guerrillas and campaign sites of 1864.|
|Anthony Wayne Van Leer of TX||Samuel/Isaac/Wayne Van Leer||Confederate: Quantrill's Raiders, Missouri guerrilla unit.|
|Antoinette Van Leer Polk of TN||Samuel/Anthony/Rebecca Polk|| Confederate spy.
|Felix Lanier II of TN||Samuel/Bernard/Hettie Lanier|| Died in Confederate Home.
|Isaac Wayne Van Leer of PA||Samuel/William/Isaac W. Van Leer||Union: Died of wounds received at Seven Pines, VA battle.|
|John Pugh Van Leer of PA||Isaac/William Van Leer|| Union: Killed at battle of Williamsburg.
|Joseph Heslip Van Leer of TN||Samuel/Bernard/Samuel Van Leer||Confederate: 1st Lieutenant, Fields TN Infantry, Company B1.|
|Rush Van Leer of TN||Samuel/Bernard/Samuel Van Leer||Confederate. Captured at Cumberland Gap. Died in Union prison 1863.|
|Thomas Van Leer of
||Isaac/Bernard||Union: Killed in Civil War.|
|Van Leer Kirkman of TN||Samuel/Anthony/Elenora Kirkman||Confederate: Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest's Escort. Joined at age 14.|
|H.M.M. Richards of PA||Isaac/Branson/Ella Van Leer||Union: Captain.|
|Robert B. Stone of TN||Samuel/Isaac/Margaret Stone|| Confederate: Forrest's Cavalry