George Franklin Overcash

First Name: George
Middle Name(s): Franklin
Last Name: Overcash
Co. G, 42nd North Carolina Infantry

The Overcash Family was from Rowan County, North Carolina.  Two sons of Joseph and Barbara Overcash, James W. (b. ca. 1837), and John S. (b. ca. 1841), served in Co. G. 6th North Carolina Infantry.  James enlisted in May 1861 and John in March 1862.  The two brothqers were both captured on November 7, 1863 and paroled in May 1865.   Another son, Reuben Alexander Overcash (b. ca. 1842), served in Co. D, 34th North Carolina Infantry, and the youngest son, George Franklin Overcash (b. ca. 1846), served in Co. G, 42nd North Carolina Infantry. 

Received Letters

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ID Letter Date Author Recipient From To
9262 Overcash23 November 4, 1863 Sarah Catherine Overcash George Franklin Overcash Rowan County, NC

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