Rank: Sergeant
Enlisted: 3 July 1861 at Westville, Dale County, Alabama; Age 19
Service History: Present at: Winchester, Virginia 1862/05/25, Cross Keys 1862/06/08, Malvern Hill 1862/07/02, Cedar Mountain 1862/08/09, Hazel River 1862/08/23, Manassas Junction 1862/08/27, Manassas Plains 1862/08/28-30, Chantilly 1862/09/01, Harpers Ferry 1862/09/13, Suffolk, Virginia 1863/05/03, Battle Mountain 1863/07/24, Chickamauga, Georgia 1863/09/19-20, Raccoon Mt., Tennessee 1863/10/27, Lookout Valley 1863/10/28, Camel Station 1863/11/16, Knoxville 1863/11/20 & 29, Dandridge 1864/01/16, Wilderness 1864/05/06, Spotsylvania, Virginia 1864/05/08 & 12, Cold Harbor 1864/06/03, Chester Station 1864/06/17, Deep Bottom 1864/08/14;Severely Wounded: Sharpsburg 1862/09/17, Gettysburg 1863/07/02, Fussell Mill 1864/08/16; Absent Wounded: Shepards Town 1862/09/19, Gettysburg 1863/07/03; Absent Furlough: Fredericksburg 1862/12/13, Fort Gilmer 1864/09/29, Fort Harrison 1864/09/30, Darbytown 1864/10/07, Darbytown Road 1864/10/13, Williamsburg Road 1864/10/27; Wounded: Cold Harbor 1862/06/27. 
Date of Birth: 20 July 1842 Place of Birth: Early County, Georgia
Date of Death: 21 March 1902 Place of Death: Dale County, Alabama
Buried: Providence Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Clayhatchee, Dale County, Alabama
Father: Thomas Sidney Mills (d between 1845 and 1849)
Mother: Eliza Jane Forbes (b abt 1818 in Georgia, married 28 Jul 1831 in Leon County, Florida; daughter of Wesley Forbes)
Spouse(s): Lavinia Isabel "Vinie" Pouncey (b 30 March 1848, d 28 August 1931, married 1 March 1866; daughter of Jesse B. Pouncey and Margaret Jane Donnell)
Children: Lucy P. (Jones), Phelps (Beckham, Thompson), Jessie L. "Jet", Katie (Thompson), Maude (Thompson), Montie, Vedora Clifford (Thompson), Attie M. (Jones), Wesley C. 
Occupation: Farmer, warehouseman
Residence(s): Daleville, Dale County, Alabama
Other: Brother of Wesley B. Mills, brother-in-law of  Allen William Bryan, brother-in-law of Samuel Ryals Pouncey, William Thompson Pouncey, and Abel John Pouncey.
Served as Postmaster of Clayhatchee 1878-1889

Thomas S. Mills, Lavinia
Pouncey Mills

Thomas and Lavinia Mills
markers, Providence Cemetery



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